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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.

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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

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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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Country:

USA | Japan

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)

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,497,665, 17 February 2019

Gross USA:

$28,051,045

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$64,503,067
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

For the scenes inside the university hospital, the sets had to be rebuilt from scratch for this film, as the actual hospital used in the first film had been gutted. See more »

Goofs

At 1:07:09, when Tree and Lori are having a conversation, there is a shot-reverse shot sequence, where when the shot is on Lori, Lori clearly moves her hand down from her shoulder (where she was nervously holding her backpack) and in the following 2 shots her hand remains down. But in the third reverse shot at 1:07:17, her fingers are back up holding her backpack. While, in the final shot her hand is still down. See more »

Quotes

[Tree and Carter return to the lounge with Dean Bronson's keys. Bronson finally unwraps the tapestry off Danielle and helps her stand]
Danielle Bouseman: [forgetting she pretends to be French] Gracias.
Dean Roger Bronson: Okay. Shall we?
Danielle Bouseman: Okay.
[Bronson walks toward the door, then stops]
Dean Roger Bronson: Ah, forgot my keys.
[...]
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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

References Ghostbusters (1984) See more »

Soundtracks

Happy Birthday
Written by Mildred J. Hill (as Mildred Hill) and Patty S. Hill (as Patty Hill)
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Way Better Than I Expected
27 February 2019 | by ymyusedaSee all my reviews

Rating 8.4/10 Surprisingly entertaining !! It definitely worth a watch. This film isn't perfect and is possibly quite unoriginal but it's still tons of fun and puts a fresh twist on the concept. The characters are likable and the humour is brilliant at times. It's just lots of fun and excitement. Very enjoyable !!


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