Vacancy 2: The First Cut

Synopsis: In 2004, the managers of the Meadow View Motel Gordon and Reece use room 6 to videotape the intimacy of the guests to sell porn movies. When the mysterious Mr. Smith checks in with a young woman, they witness the sadistic psychopath guest stabbing and killing his mate. The footage is a success and they decide to make other snuff movies with Smith. When Caleb, who is traveling from Chicago with his fiancée Jessica and his best friend Tanner, decides to rest in Meadow View, they have a nightmarish night and try to survive from the sick intention of the gang.
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Director(s): Eric Bross
Production: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
86 min

about getting paid?

Well, I am doing the dirty work.

I get equal cut.

You got big demands

for a fella tied to a chair.


Otherwise, wrap me up with her

when you're finished.

Give me the knife.

Gordon, what's to keep him

from wrapping us up in plastic?

You get out of line...

...someone anonymously drops

that tape off to the police.

He's gonna have another copy,

so if something happens to us...

...well, he'll take care of the rest.

Now, let's get something straight.

I run the show here.

I wouldn't have it any other way.

Are you sure about this?

If it doesn't work,

empty your shotgun into him.

Let's shut down for a few days.

Get everything in order.

Let's go bury

our first star someplace.

Eight hundred miles.

It's a long way from home.

Home is where the heart is, Caleb.

Don't you ever forget that.

I thought you were serious.

I was about to jump out.

Don't do that. They might not

find your body out here for weeks.

This was a mistake.

You're over-thinking again.

Everything is gonna be fine.

I mean, what if your father

doesn't like me?

Why would he not like you?

You're almost perfect.

- Almost?

- Yeah.

Yeah, everything except for

that weird sideburn defect you have.

- Hey, my sideburns.

- They're never even.

You don't know the difference between

a socket and crescent wrench.

And there's that little issue of you

stealing his only daughter away, but...

- I'm sure it'll be fine.

- Oh, Jesus.

This is such a mistake.

Yes, this is a mistake! So turn back.

Go back now, dude.

Let's just go back. Let's go home.

You promised you were gonna be

sleeping the rest of the way.

How can I sleep

when my best friend is about to...

...disappears into

the Virginia wilderness?

- It's North Carolina.

- Same difference.

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Mark L. Smith

He wrote and directed the 2006 film Séance, which won the Festival Prize at the Eureka Springs Digital Film Festival and the Horror Genre Award at ShockFest. Since then he has worked as a screenwriter. Smith's writing credits include the 2007 horror film Vacancy and its prequel, Vacancy 2: The First Cut, and the 2009 Joe Dante film, The Hole. Together with Alejandro González Iñárritu, he co-wrote The Revenant, based in part on the novel of the same name by Michael Punke. The film stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy and Will Poulter. Shooting began in September 2014. The film was released on December 25, 2015. more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018


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