The Hills Have Eyes Part II (1984)

USA, UK,
86m
35mm film, colour, 1.85:1
mono, English

An American/British horror film directed by Wes Craven.

Plot Summary

Two surviving members of the family attacked by desert-dwelling are taking part in a race when they again fall foul of the mutant clan.

Credits

Crew
Directed by: Wes Craven
© 1984 Hills Two Corporation
Adrienne Fancey presents in association with New Realm Entertainments, VTC
Produced by: Barry Cahn, Peter Locke
Written by: Wes Craven
Director of Photography: David Lewis
Editor: Richard Bracken
Music by: Harry Manfredini
Sound Mixer: Arthur Names
Costume Designer: Taryn De Chellis
Make-up: Ken Horn
Hairdresser: Ramona Joy
Special Effects: Richard Brownfield
Production Designer: Dominick Bruno

Cast
Michael Berryman (Pluto)
Kevin Blair (Roy)
John Bloom (The Reaper)
Janus Blythe (Rachel/Ruby)
Peter Frechette (Harry)
Robert Houston (Bobby)
Penny Johnson (Sue)
John Laughlin (Hulk)
Willard Pugh (Foster)
Colleen Riley (Jane)
Tamara Stafford (Cass)
David Nichols (the psychiatrist)
Edith Fellows (Mrs Wilson)
Lance Gordon (Mars)
Susan Lanier (Brenda)
Brenda Marinoff (Katy)
Martin Speer (Doug)
Virginia Vincent (Ethel)
James Whitworth (Jupiter)
Arden Roger Meyer (the man with towel)

Sequel to
The Hills Have Eyes (1977)

References

Periodicals

  • Écran Fantastique no.39 (November 1983) p.65 – note
  • Écran Fantastique no.47 (July/August 1984) p.30 – review
  • Screen International no.394 (14 May 1983) p.57 – advertisement
  • Screen International no.425 (17 December 1983) p.2 – credits, review
  • Starburst no.309 (April 2004) p.86 – DVD review (DVD Reviews by David Richardson)
  • Variety 19 February 1986 p.12 – credits, review
  • Video Business vol.4 no.42 (17 December 1984) p.24 – review

Books

  • The Aurum Film Encyclopedia: Horror by Phil Hardy (ed.) p.398
  • Horror Films of the 1980s by John Kenneth Muir pp.450-451 – credits, synopsis, review
  • Retro Screams: Terror in the New Millennium by Christopher T. Koetting pp.112-118; 384 – illustrated essay; credits
  • The Films of the Eighties by Robert A. Nowlan and Gwendolyn Wright Nowlan p.258
  • Horror and Science Fiction Films IV by Donald C. Willis p.232