The movie 976-Evil 2 (1991) is a supernatural horror film directed by Jim Wynorski. The film is a sequel to the 1988 horror film 976-Evil. The plot revolves around a seemingly harmless telephone service that endows an evil teacher with powers from beyond the grave. Leonard “Spike” Johnson (Patrick O’Bryan) returns to battle the supernatural in a small Californian college town. Someone is killing college students at a rate that is causing alarm. A pretty student, Robin (Debbie James), learns that her dean, Professor Grubeck (Rene Assa), is a ghost using astral projection and a satanic 976 hotline to kill students.
976-Evil II (1991) is a horror movie that explores themes of the supernatural, possession, and death. The movie follows the story of Spike Johnson, who returns to his hometown to battle the supernatural forces that are killing college students at an alarming rate. Along with his girlfriend Robin, Spike discovers that her dean, Professor Grubeck, is using astral projection and a satanic 976 hotline to kill students.
- Debbie James as Robin
- René Assa as Mr. Grubeck
- Patrick O’Bryan as Leonard “Spike” Johnson
- Philip McKeon as Taylor
- Leslie Ryan as Paula
- Rod McCary as Dr. Jamison
- Paul Coufos as Stone
- Karen Mayo-Chandler as Laurie
- George ‘Buck’ Flower as Turrell
- Sigal Diamant as Barmaid
- Joy Ballard as Stripper
- Yavone Evans as Reporter
- Eric Anjou as Detective
- Christopher Garr as Skeech
- David Rogge as Keith
- Lou Bonacki as Neelan
- Chuck Montalbano as Gross
The movie 976-Evil 2 (1991) was directed by Jim Wynorski and produced by Roger Corman’s Concorde Pictures. The film was shot in 21 days on a budget of $1.5 million . The film was released on DVD in the United States in 2003 by Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment .
A review by The Schlock Pit describes the movie as “a fun, if somewhat forgettable, slice of late-night horror” . Moria Reviews describes the movie as “an unremarkable sequel” . GBHBL describes the movie as “an enjoyable horror flick” .
: “976-EVIL II (1991) Dial Dial My Darling”. The Schlock Pit. 15 October 2020. Retrieved 21 October 2023.
: “976-Evil II (1991)”. Moria Reviews. Retrieved 21 October 2023.
: “Horror Movie Review: 976-EVIL 2: The Astral Factor (1992)”. GBHBL. Retrieved 21 October 2023.