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Happy Death Day 2U (2019)

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Tree Gelbman discovers that dying over and over was surprisingly easier than the dangers that lie ahead.

Director:

Christopher Landon

Writers:

Christopher Landon, Scott Lobdell (characters)
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'Happy Death Day 2U' Stars Tease Trilogy Plans

Happy Death Day 2U stars Jessica Rothe and Israel Broussard talk switching genres and reveal details of the third film in their cult series.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jessica Rothe ... Tree Gelbman
Israel Broussard ... Carter Davis
Phi Vu ... Ryan Phan
Suraj Sharma ... Samar Ghosh
Sarah Yarkin ... Andrea 'Dre' Morgan
Rachel Matthews ... Danielle Bouseman
Ruby Modine ... Lori Spengler
Steve Zissis ... Dean Roger Bronson
Charles Aitken ... Gregory Butler
Laura Clifton ... Stephanie Butler
Missy Yager ... Julie Gelbman
Jason Bayle ... David Gelbman
Caleb Spillyards ... Tim Bauer
Jimmy Gonzales ... Police Officer
Peter Jaymes Jr. ... Police Officer
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Storyline

Having survived the farcical but utterly life-threatening events in Happy Death Day (2017), the feisty sorority sister, Tree Gelbman, finds herself in the same college dorm, thankful to be alive. However, this time, it's Carter's roommate, Ryan, who claims that he is reliving the same paradoxical day over and over again, as a mysterious paranoid killer in a single-toothed baby-faced mask with a big kitchen knife has made a habit of murdering him. Under those circumstances, a valiant but vain attempt to face the challenge, once more, will send Tree back to square one, trapped in an all too familiar and blood-drenched time loop. How many deaths separate Tree from a truly happy birthday? Written by Nick Riganas

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Death makes a killer comeback. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for violence, language, sexual material and thematic elements. | See all certifications »

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Details

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

13 February 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Happy Death Day 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$9,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$28,051,045, 4 April 2019

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$64,251,045, 7 April 2019
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Christopher Landon announced plans for a third film as soon as production wrapped. See more »

Goofs

Tree decided to kill herself every day, rather than get killed by the murderer. However, the murderer was not after her (he sought to kill Tree in the first day because she witnesses Lori's murder). All Tree had to do is stay away from the hospital. See more »

Quotes

[the Bayfield Baby masked murderer attacks Ryan and draws a knife. Before he can stab Ryan, Tree sneaks behind and knocks him unconscious]
Carter Davis: Who is he?
Tree Gelbman: Only one way to find out.
[Tree approaches the murderer and removes the mask. She, Ryan and Carter gasp in disbelief: the murderer looks exactly like Ryan]
Ryan Phan: What the fu...
[they bring the second Ryan to the lab and tie him to a chair]
Carter Davis: You sure you... you don't have a twin brother? Maybe you were separated at birth.
Ryan Phan: [annoyed] Of course I'm sure.
[...]
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Crazy Credits

The opening Universal logo is split into three separate screens, reflecting the distortion of time loops in the film. See more »

Connections

Follows Happy Death Day (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

Carmina Burana, Pt. 1, Fortuna Imperatrix Mundi: No. 1, O Fortuna
Written by Carl Orff
Performed by David Parry / London Philharmonic Orchestra / London Philharmonic Choir
Courtesy X5 Music Group
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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Strong Sequel
14 February 2019 | by CaptainNegativeSee all my reviews

Not as great as the first film, but still pretty damn good and a clever sequel given the genre. What really makes it work though is the charming cast and the fact it picks up exactly where Happy Death Day left off.


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