Teenager Sarah Quinn (Madison Iseman) lives with her mother Kathy (Wendi McLendon-Covey) and younger brother Sonny (Jeremy Ray Taylor) in Wardenclyffe, New York. Sarah is attempting to get into Columbia University by writing an essay about fear. Kathy agrees to watch Sonny's friend Sam Carter (Caleel Harris) while his father goes out of town. Sonny and Sam are attempting to start a garbage cleanup business, and are called after school to clean up an abandoned house. Inside, they find a locked manuscript and open it, causing Slappy the Dummy to appear. They unknowingly bring him to life by speaking magic words found in his pocket. The book is later stolen by a bully named Tommy Madigan (Payton Wich). At home, Sonny is working on his science project, a miniature version of Nikola Tesla's Wardenclyffe Tower. Slappy then reveals he's alive to Sonny and Sam, and gets their trust by using his magic to do the boy's chores and homework. Meanwhile, Sarah goes to a party to meet her boyfriend ...
This movie marks the first time to have Jack Black and Mick Wingert sharing the role of a different character outside the Kung Fu Panda franchise. Wingert replaced Black as the voice of Po in various Kung Fu Panda video games and television shows and now in this movie, Wingert takes over Black as the voice of Slappy. See more »
The few times we see Sarah driving, when seen from this perspective of outside the windshield the gear shift lever can be seen in the park position. See more »
Sonny, they're just gummy bears. They're so tiny and cute. What can they do? Hey, there, little guys.
Sam, you just ate half their family. I would not do that if I were you!
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The first half of the closing credits takes place in a book's blue swirl effect that contains elements from the movie and its Haunted Halloween monsters, some have abilities. The swirl clears out to reveal the camera going past Wardenclyffe, New York (The main setting) to the full moon. See more »
The home video and digital releases only show the movie's title as simply "Goosebumps 2". See more »