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Genre  Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Initial DVD release  October 12, 1999
Country  United States
4.6/10 IMDb


Director  Katt Shea
Film series  Carrie
Duration  
Language  English
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Release date  March 12, 1999 (1999-03-12)
Based on  Characters  by Stephen King
Writer  Stephen King (characters), Rafael Moreu
Cast  Emily Bergl (Rachel Lang), Jason London (Jesse Ryan), Amy Irving (Sue Snell), J. Smith-Cameron (Barbara Lang), Dylan Bruno (Mark Bing), Zachery Ty Bryan (Eric Stark)
Similar movies  Mad Max: Fury Road, A Serbian Film, Turkey Shoot, Disturbing Behavior, Bloody Moon, SideFX
Tagline  Looks Can Kill

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The Rage: Carrie 2 is a 1999 American supernatural horror film directed by Katt Shea and a sequel to the 1976 horror film Carrie, based on the novel of the same name by Stephen King, and features Carrie White's baby half sister Rachel Lang in the lead role. Directed by Katt Shea, the film stars Emily Bergl, Jason London, Dylan Bruno, J. Smith-Cameron, and Amy Irving who reprises her role of Sue Snell from the previous film.

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The film was released on March 12, 1999, and received generally poor reviews from critics. The film was a box office bomb at the time of release, grossing $17 million against a $21 million production budget.

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Plot

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Barbara Lang paints a barrier around her living room to protect her telekinetic daughter, Rachel, from the devil. Barbara is soon institutionalized for schizophrenia.

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Years later Rachel, living with foster parents, talks with her best friend Lisa, who has lost her virginity to Eric, a football player. The football players have a game where they sleep with girls and receive points, revealing Eric never cared for Lisa. After Eric rejects her, Lisa commits suicide. Her death ignites Rachel's dormant and latent telekinetic powers.

Rachel discovers a photo of Lisa and Eric. She tells school counselor Sue Snell and Sheriff Kelton that Lisa and Eric slept together. Kelton looks into charging Eric with statutory rape. Walter, Rachel's dog, is struck by a car, but Rachel flags down Jesse as he drives past. After taking Walter to an animal hospital, they get coffee. Learning that Rachel gave Kelton the photograph, Eric, Mark, and several other football players attempt to intimidate her into not talking. They become victims of her powers and flee when her foster parents arrive.

Sue Snell, now a guidance counselor at the high school, meets with Rachel. When Sue learns that Rachel is telekinetic, she brings Rachel to the site of the original high school. She tells Rachel about Carrie White, and the malicious prank that was pulled on her on prom night that caused her to snap and cause the school to burn down, along with over 70 people killed. Rachel does not believe her when Sue tells her that she and Carrie White are half-sisters from the same father, Ralph White. Jesse pursues Rachel, angering popular cheerleader Tracy. Jesse convinces Rachel he was unaware of their attack, and Rachel agrees to date him.

The Senior D.A. covers up the statutory rape because of the political influence of the families of the players. Encouraged, Mark plots to humiliate Rachel for what she did to Eric. He apologizes to Jesse and offers his parents' cabin so Jesse can spend the night with Rachel. The two share a romantic evening, and Rachel loses her virginity, both unaware that a hidden video camera is filming them. After a football game, one of the players, Brad, and his girlfriend Monica invite Rachel to a party at Mark's. She leaves with Monica, while Jesse is sidetracked by Tracy, who attempts to seduce him.

Rachel is with Jesse's friends when the football players reveal their sex game and claim that Rachel was added to Jesse's list, making Rachel believe Jesse never cared for her. They also play the videotape and abuse her. As it triggers Rachel's telekinesis, she closes the doors and kills most of the party-goers, including Deborah and Chuck. Sue takes Barbara from the mental hospital and goes to Mark's house. As Sue peers in the door, Rachel kills both Sue (unknowingly) and Brad.

Rachel later kills Monica and Eric when they try to stop her with Spear guns. While distracted by her mother's voice, Marks, in an attempt to stop her, shoots Rachel with a flare gun as she falls into a pool, causing a sensor to extend the cover. When Mark makes the mistake of checking the pool, the injured Rachel pulls Mark into the pool, and, with the cover fully extended, uses his spear gun to free herself while he drowns. When Barbara sees Rachel's current state, she believes Rachel is possessed and flees. Rachel prays for help to die.

Jesse and Tracy find the house in flames and their friends dead. When Rachel sees Tracy, she kills her without hesitation. The videotape of Rachel and Jesse is still playing; when he sees it Jesse tells her he did not know they were taped. Rachel calls him a liar as a notebook hits him, opening to the score page. Jesse says he loves her, but she does not believe him until she hears him say it on the videotape, realizing he told the truth. When the ceiling collapses over Jesse's head, Rachel pushes him out of the way and is pinned. She tells him she loves him, and they kiss. Rachel pushes him out of the house before allowing herself to be consumed by the flames.

A year later, Jesse is at King's University, sharing his room with Rachel's beloved dog, Walter. He is haunted by what has happened.

Development

Originally titled The Curse, the film was scheduled to start production in 1996 with Emily Bergl in the lead, however production stalled for two years. The plot heavily borrows from a real-life 1993 incident in which a group of high school jocks known as The Spur Posse were involved in a sex scandal. In 1998, the film finally went into production under the title Carrie 2: Say You're Sorry. A few weeks into production, director Robert Mandel quit over creative differences and Katt Shea hurriedly took over the reins with less than a week to prepare to start filming, and two weeks' worth of footage to reshoot.

Casting

Amy Irving reprised the role of Sue Snell, which she originated in the first Carrie, though she was initially wary of taking the role and asked Brian De Palma, director of the original film, for his blessing. Director Shea was told that she would not be able to use footage of Sissy Spacek from the original Carrie, but she edited several scenes into the film and presented the film to Spacek, who granted permission for her likeness to be used.

Release

The film was theatrically released on March 12, 1999.

Home media

The film was released on VHS and DVD on October 12, 1999. A Blu-ray version of the film was released on 14 April 2015 in a double feature with the 2002 TV version of Carrie from Scream Factory.

Box office

The Rage: Carrie 2, was released on March 12, 1999. It opened in second place that weekend but was not successful. It grossed a total of $17,762,705 domestically against a $21 million budget, making the film a box office disappointment.

Critical reception

The film received mostly negative reviews upon its release, with many moviegoers and critics criticizing the film's failure to capture the essence of what made the original so creepy, yet believable. Rotten Tomatoes reported the film had a 21% approval rating based on thirty-two reviews and a 33% with six reviews based on top critics. On Metacritic it had a rating of 42 on a scale from 0-100 based on 21 reviews indicating mixed or average reviews. Roger Ebert gave the film 2 out of 4 stars stating "The original Carrie worked because it was a skillful teenage drama grafted onto a horror ending. Also, of course, because De Palma and his star, Sissy Spacek, made the story convincing. The Rage: Carrie 2 is more like a shadow".

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