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A Quiet Place Part II [2021] (1 disc)

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Director:John Krasinski
Writer:John Krasinski
Composer:Marco Beltrami
Length:97 minutes
(1 hour 37 minutes)
MPAA Rating:PG-13
Suggested Event Use:Friday 13
Sorting Category:Susp/Hor
IMDB Rating:7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes Rating:91%
Amazon Rating:4.5/5 stars
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  • Suspense / Horror
  • Sci-Fi
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Synopsis: Following the events at home, the Abbott family now face the terrors of the outside world. Forced to venture into the unknown, they realize the creatures that hunt by sound are not the only threats lurking beyond the sand path.


Personal Rating: 8/10

John Krasinski => Director / Writer / Lee Abbott
Marco Beltrami => Composer
Cillian Murphy => Emmett
Dan Martin => Island Person (uncredited)
Djimon Hounsou => Man on Island
Emily Blunt => Evelyn Abbott
Millicent Simmonds => Regan Abbott
Noah Jupe => Marcus Abbott
Scoot McNairy => Marina Man
Wayne Duvall => Roger (uncredited)

Random Trivia For This Title:

  • Despite being one of the main cast listed John Krasinski has less than 10 minutes of screen time.
  • According to John Krasinski, in the opening town scene he passes by "Brody's Pizza," a nod to the character Chief Brody from Steven Spielberg's Jaws (1975).
  • On The Big Picture Podcast, John Krasinski stated that he originally did not want to be involved in this sequel, but the producer convinced him to come over and pitch his ideas to the studio. After three weeks, they asked him to write the story, with the idea that directorial duties would be handed over to other filmmakers. Krasinski finally offered to come back as director, jokingly suggesting that he was "Jedi mind tricked into signing on to the sequel."
  • The film's premiere happened on March 8, 2020 in New York City. Worldwide release dates were postponed due to the outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19).
  • When he finally decided on an idea, John Krasinski was able to write his first draft screenplay in just three and a half weeks.
  • Brian Tyree Henry was originally cast but dropped out due to scheduling conflicts. Djimon Hounsou replaced him while the movie was already into production.
  • Emily Blunt admitted that she was initially hesitant to join the project as she didn't feel like she could top the first movie. However, she was on board after she heard John Krasinski 's pitch of the first bus scene. She also admitted that the first take of that scene is in the movie as she was also terrified in real life by the stunt, which had the bus coming at her at 40 miles per hour.
  • John Krasinski has said he wrote the first film as a love letter to his children. This is something he wanted to continue and that's why he wanted to write himself into the new film's opening.
  • Excluding the cold open flash backs in the start of both films the events of the first film and this film take place over only 5 days