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The House Next Door: Meet the Blacks 2

By Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

Horror spoof isn't funny or scary; language, crass jokes.

Movie R 2021 97 minutes
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age 18+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 18+


Basic story line, lame jokes, bad acting. Had a few good moments. But thats it.
age 18+


Every review under mine is lame. If you think the first Meet the Blacks wasn’t funny. You’re probably a blane person

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This unnecessary sequel is crasser and even less entertaining than the original, which was neither funny nor scary. There's not much to say about The House Next Door: Meet the Blacks 2 except that it will appeal solely to fans of Williams, who at least looks like he's enjoying the ridiculous role of a vampire lord with supernatural sexual powers. The movie's production values are startlingly low, with amateurish special effects. Trejo, who's usually a pleasure to see, doesn't have enough to do to make a positive impact. Epps doesn't do much more than stare at a blank computer monitor and have recycled conversations with the rest of the cast. And Henao, who added a welcome step-maternal touch in the first movie, isn't even in most of the first half.

The two kids also have diminished roles in the sequel, although Freezee (Andrew Bachelor) is back as Allie's boyfriend who has a Purge-related disability. Williams is a talented comedian, but here he's relying solely on the aesthetics of his vampire chic. There are a couple of laughs, but they don't come nearly often enough to rank this as a comedy. Noticeable continuity errors will also take audiences out of a few scenes. Except for established fans of the first movie or of Williams, this sequel is best saved for its release on a streaming service.

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