Poltergeist II: The Other Side

Corrected entry: Taylor tells Freeling's that only spirit of entire family can save Carol Anne, but, in the end, she is not saved by whole family because Dana is not there.


Correction: He never says that only the whole family can save her. He says "When you find Carol Ann, band together, that will prevent you from crossing over to infinity. The light of the family can defeat him."

Corrected entry: In the "Robbie's brace" attack scene, both of the bathroom doors slam shut and later the left door slams shut again.

Correction: There are three doors for the bathroom. When Robbie's Braces start to attack him, two doors are shown being shut. The door on his right side (which leads to the parents bedroom) and the door on his left side(Which leads to his and his sisters room) There is still a door open behind him which is the door that leads out to the hallway. This door can still be seen open in the mirror after the first two doors close. Then the hallway door slams shut when he tries escaping through it.

Corrected entry: Right as Robbie's braces start attacking him in the bathroom, his parents realize the presence is back in the house when they see the flashing lights and hear the sounds, and are knocked backwards, etc. They run upstairs to help Robbie, who is screaming, but why, oh why would they tell Carol Anne to stay there and then leave her alone when the spirits were attacking? Don't you think they would know better?


Correction: Aside from the fact that this is the characters' judgement, it is a good point, but we are meant to believe that the parents trust Taylor now, and he is downstairs with Carol Anne. Therefore, it would be safe to leave her there with him whilst they go and help Robbie.

Corrected entry: When the parents are outside the restaurant arguing about what to do next, Steve Freeling says they should keep running. Diane responds with something like "Run where? it followed us here..it will follow us where ever we go". But the Evil Force did NOT follow them there. It was the ghost of Diane's mother warning them of bad things to come.

Gavin Jackson

Correction: So the characters were mistaken, it's not a mistake in the movie.


Continuity mistake: When the family escapes from the garage after the chainsaw has cut up the car and left a huge scratch in the windscreen, we get a front view as they drive and talk. The screen is clear; no scratch.

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Carol Anne: Hi, Grandma. Do you have wings now? My ballerina costume does. Grandma? Who are you? No, uh-ah. I don't remember. What?
Toy robot: Hello, little one. I am your friend. We want the angel.
Robbie Freeling: Carol Anne, what is going on? Carol Anne, what are you doing? Carol Anne, come on. What are you doing?

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Trivia: The "vomit creature" sequence and "Kane beast" creature were added to the film after Julian Beck, who portrayed Kane in his human form, passed away during filming after a long battle with cancer. The crew purposely made the vomit creature's face loosely resemble Beck's, and added Beck's face into the mass of faces on the beast in order to let the audience know that the creatures were meant to be the Kane character in different forms.

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Answer: According to IMDb, a scene was scripted, but never filmed, explaining that she was away at college. The actual reason for her absence was because Dominique Dunne, the actress who played Dana in the first film, was murdered by her boyfriend shortly after the theatrical release of the first film.


Ironically, the young actress who played the youngest daughter, Carol Anne, died just a few years later (from natural causes).

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