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Men in Black II (2002)

PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Comedy | 3 July 2002 (USA)
Agent J needs help so he is sent to find Agent K and restore his memory.

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Zed
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Ben
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Hailey (as Colombe Jacobsen)
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Man with Harvey, the Dog
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New York Guy
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Storyline

Kay and Jay reunite to provide our best, last and only line of defense against a sinister seductress who levels the toughest challenge yet to the MIBs untarnished mission statement: protecting the earth from the scum of the universe. It's been four years since the alien-seeking agents averted an intergalactic disaster of epic proportions. And now it's a race against the clock as Jay must convince Kay-who not only has absolutely no memory of his time spent with the Men In Black, but is also the only living person left with the expertise to save the galaxy-to reunite with the MIB before the earth submits to ultimate destruction. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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Rated PG-13 for sci-fi action violence and some provocative humor | See all certifications »

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3 July 2002 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$140,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$52,148,751, 7 July 2002, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$190,418,803

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$441,818,803
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Trivia

In the German trailer and TV commercials, J's line "Actually it came with a black dude, but he kept getting pulled over." was dubbed as "Once you drive that thing with little gasoline, it swallows what it gets.", referring to the dummy that gets sucked into the car. The theatrical version on the other hand has the original line translated in German. See more »

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Code 101 Lockdown requires MIB Headquarters to be pressurized. When agent J blows a hole in the entrance, everything (hot dogs, umbrella, etc.) blows INTO the building. Most people think of pressurization as adding pressure, but negative pressurization, which creates a partial vacuum and so would suck in outside air, is also possible. It's used primarily to prevent pathogens or toxic gasses (both of which are probably present somewhere in MIB headquarters) from escaping into the general atmosphere. It's technically incorrect to refer to it simply as 'pressurization' but it's used colloquially to refer to negative pressurization by those who use it. See more »

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[first lines]
Mysteries in History Narrator: Mysteries in History with your host, Peter Graves!
Peter Graves: Although no one has ever been able to prove their existence, a quasi-government agency known as the Men in Black supposedly carries out secret operations here on Earth in order to keep us safe from aliens throughout the galaxies. Here is one of their stories that never happened, from one of their files that doesn't exist...
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Crazy Credits

In the opening credits, Serleena's ship travels across the universe, vaporizing any planets it comes across, before finally landing on Earth. See more »

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References Star Trek (1966) See more »

Soundtracks

Planet of the Wolves
Written by Seiji Anno, Hideaki Sekiguchi and Toru Kuvibayashi
Performed by Guitar Wolf
Courtesy of Matador Records
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I think the makers of the film thought we had somewhere to go.
9 May 2003 | by See all my reviews

This movie is the sequel of course to the hit movie "Men In Black". I gave this movie a six, but I felt like being generous (I probably should give it a five). This movie is short. I mean really, really short. There is a short that preceded the movie so that tells you how short this movie is (the short got more laughs than the movie I think). I went to this movie knowing how short it was, but it just went by so fast and the movie was a bit unmemorable that it was a waste of time to drive to the theater. There was no time for character development or much story development. In fact, the opening credit scene itself took four or five minutes. The story has Smith's character trying to get the memory back of Jones character to battle an alien threat. For the most part there isn't much that is funny in this one, but there are a few scenes to make a person chuckle. Then there is the pug dog. I think it had the same screen time as Tommy Lee Jones. It was funny in small doses, but its role was expanded way too much for the sequel. Johnny Knoxville's character was lame as was the main villain, which had looks but no funny dialogue at all. Tony Shaloub is back, and once again his character's role is small and underused. So all in all this is an inferior sequel by all means with just enough to look at to keep you from getting bored. If they ever make a part three, please let them get a director who is capable of making a movie.


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