36 user 136 critic

ABCs of Death 2 (2014)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Horror | 2 October 2014 (USA)
1:39 | Trailer

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Prime Video

Another 26-chapter anthology that showcases death in all its vicious wonder and brutal beauty.


Ant Timpson (created by), Ant Timpson (based on a franchise dream by) | 33 more credits »
1 nomination. See more awards »



Learn more

More Like This 

Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

A 26-chapter anthology that showcases death in all its vicious wonder and brutal beauty.

Directors: Kaare Andrews, Angela Bettis, and 25 more credits »
Stars: Ingrid Bolsø Berdal, Iván González, Kyra Zagorsky
Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

This is NOT ABCs of Death 3. ABCs of Death 2.5 showcases an additional top 26 finalists, providing fans 85 minutes of unadulterated madness.

Directors: Travis Betz, Zac Blair, and 29 more credits »
Stars: Ali Arslan, Ilker Arslan, Anastasia Baranova
V/H/S Viral (2014)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

A Los Angeles police chase sends a fame-obsessed man on a wild ride to save his girlfriend from a cybernetic terror.

Directors: Justin Benson, Gregg Bishop, and 4 more credits »
Stars: Patrick Lawrie, Emilia Ares, Celia K. Milius
V/H/S/2 (2013)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Searching for a missing student, two private investigators break into his house and find collection of VHS tapes. Viewing the horrific contents of each cassette, they realize there may be dark motives behind the student's disappearance.

Directors: Simon Barrett, Jason Eisener, and 5 more credits »
Stars: Lawrence Michael Levine, Kelsy Abbott, Adam Wingard
V/H/S (2012)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

When a group of misfits are hired by an unknown third party to burglarize a desolate house and acquire a rare VHS tape, they discover more found footage than they bargained for.

Directors: Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, David Bruckner, and 8 more credits »
Stars: Calvin Reeder, Lane Hughes, Adam Wingard
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

Set in beautiful Vancouver, four friends set out on an everyday errand and end up in a fight for their lives when they discover the body of a dead hooker left in their trunk. Lead by a sexy... See full summary »

Directors: Jen Soska, Sylvia Soska
Stars: Rikki Gagne, Jen Soska, Sylvia Soska


Cast overview, first billed only:
Eric Jacobus ... Assassin (segment "A")
Andy Nyman ... Coke Dealer (segment "A")
Simon Barrett ... Assassin's Employer (segment "A")
Teela LaRoux Teela LaRoux ... Escort #1 (segment "A") (as Teela Cull)
Kelsey Hudson Kelsey Hudson ... Escort #2 (segment "A")
Stefanie Wood Stefanie Wood ... Escort #3 (segment "A") (as Stephanie Wood)
Xin Sarith Wuku ... Maintenance Worker (segment "A")
Ben Maccabee ... Arnold the Muscle (segment "A")
Jason Cabell ... Big Guy the Muscle (segment "A")
Josh Ethier ... Jack the Muscle (segment "A")
David Gutierrez David Gutierrez ... Dominator the Muscle (segment "A")
Giovannie Dixon Giovannie Dixon ... Security Guard (segment "A")
Julian Barratt ... Peter Toland (segment "B")
Will Adamsdale ... Director (segment "B")
Matthew Steer ... Sound Man (segment "B")


Another 26-chapter anthology that showcases death in all its vicious wonder and brutal beauty.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Some people never learn


Comedy | Horror


Not Rated | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »


Official Sites:

Official site


USA | New Zealand | Canada | Israel | Japan

Release Date:

2 October 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

23 Ways to Die See more »

Filming Locations:

Lithuania See more »


Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,022, 31 October 2014, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$7,016, 21 November 2014
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs



See full technical specs »

Did You Know?


During the 'Y is for Youth' segment, the language spoken is Japanese meaning the audience is given subtitles for the foreign speech. However, there is a misspelling of the word 'somewhere' within the subtitles. The line reads: "Didn't you say you were going somehwere?" See more »


References Bride of Frankenstein (1935) See more »


Music & Words by Amelie DeBosredon & Quarles Baseden
Written & composed by Jupiter
Published by Domino Publishing Company of America, Inc.
Published by Grand Blanc
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Exactly the same concept as before, only not as good.
25 March 2015 | by BA_HarrisonSee all my reviews

Another collection of twenty-six horror shorts from twenty-six very different directors, The ABCs of Death 2 is, once again, an extremely mixed bag, in subject matter and in style. With such a varied range of work, it's likely there'll be something to intrigue most adventurous horror fans, but be prepared to wade through an awful lot of nonsense to get to the good stuff.

A is for Amateur, directed by E.L. Katz, kicks off proceedings in fine form. This segment follows an accident prone hired killer who successfully carries out his latest hit, even if it doesn't happen quite how he had imagined. Expertly told, with an unexpected twist and a deliciously dark sense of humour, this was easily my favourite part of the whole film—a shame because that meant that everything that followed was a disappointment by comparison.

The best of the rest:

C is for Capital Punishment (directed by Julian Gilbey), which effectively highlights the potential failings of the death penalty and boasts a really brutal decapitation.

G is for Grandad (Jim Hosking): seriously warped fun that sees a young man taunted by his grandfather, who just happens to have no penis!

M is for Masticate, a stylish zombie short filmed almost entirely in slow-motion.

V is for Vacation: a man regrets calling his girlfriend when his friend grabs the phone and shows her what they have really been up to while on vacation.

W is for Wish: two boys wish themselves into the World of Zorb, the fantasy setting for a popular range of toys. It isn't as much fun as they expected.

Z is for Zygote, which sees a woman delaying giving birth for 13 years, the child growing inside her until there is no more room. In order to create more space, the kid removes her mothers internal organs and bones. Nice 'n' grisly with a really twisted finish.

The absolute dregs:

H is for Headgame: director Bill Plympton delivers an animated short that looks like an excerpt from his 1988 film 'How To Kiss'. Yawn!

L is for Legacy, directed by Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen: Nigerian movie-making at it's most amateurish.

P is for P-P-P-P SCARY!: No… P is for P-P-P-P S**T!

What was the point?:

N is for Nexus: seriously, what was the point?

What the hell was that all about?:

Y is for Youth: seriously, what the hell was that all about?

3 of 8 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 36 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending Movies With Prime Video

Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial

Recently Viewed