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Hellraiser II may not be a particularly scary movie, but it sure is disgusting, spewing flesh and blood liberally around the scenery. Limbs are torn off, skulls are opened, skin is flayed, etc, etc... The problem is, this movie has not aged very well. The special effects are what you can expect from a late-eighties budget movie, i.e. unconvincing stop-motion animation, plastic-looking texture on most of the monster models and cartoon lightning effects.
As in the first movie, it's all about a mysterious puzzle box which, when solved, will open a portal to Hell (or one hell, anyway) and summon the humanoid creatures that dwell there. The story beyond this is fairly uninspired and the… Read more