Sinister 2 (also known as Sinister II) is a 2015 American supernatural horror film directed by Ciaran Foy and written by Scott Derrickson and C. Robert Cargill. It is a sequel to the 2012 film Sinister and it stars James Ransone, reprising his role from the original film, and Shannyn Sossamon as a mother whose sons are tormented by the ghostly children taken by Bughuul at their rural farmhouse. It also stars Robert Daniel Sloan, Dartanian Sloan, Lea Coco, and Tate Ellington in supporting roles.
Sinister 2 was released in the United States on August 21, 2015, by Gramercy Pictures and Focus Features. The film received negative reviews from critics, with criticism for its jump scares, horror cliches and story, while Ransone's performance received some praise and grossed over $54 million against its reported budget of $10 million.