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Men in Black II (2002)

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

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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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This Summer, They're Back in Business. They're Back in Action. They're Back in Black. See more »


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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:

MIB 2  »

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Budget:

$140,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$52,148,751 (USA) (5 July 2002)

Gross:

£22,018,371 (UK) (27 September 2002)
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Trivia

Barry Sonnenfeld took issue with the producers wanting to focus on the love story between Agent J and Laura: "I learned on Wild Wild West (1999) that audiences didn't want to see Will Smith as the straight man. And until Tommy Lee Jones comes back into the movie, by definition Will's the straight man." See more »

Goofs

In the two exterior shots of the diner, the same extras walk into the scene from the same directions. These two scenes in the movie are supposed to be hours apart. See more »

Quotes

[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

Title designer Pablo Ferro used the spindly lettering style of the film's opening sequence from Stanley Kubrick's Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964), which was Ferro's first film. See more »

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Followed by Men in Black 3 (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Black Suits Comin' (Nod Ya Head)
Written by Will Smith, Mark Sparks, Ron Feemster, Lennie Bennett,
LeMar Bennett and Lance Bennett
Produced by Mark Sparks, Rob Chiarelli and Will Smith
Performed by Will Smith introducing TRÃ-KNOX
Will Smith appears courtesy of Columbia Records
TRÃ-KNOX appears courtesy of Overbrook Music/DreamWorks Records
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Good Movie
11 April 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I was really impressed by the first MIB movie with its good story and the terrific special effects to carry it. This movie is no exception. Everything that made the first movie great is back, plus they delve deeper into things they should have done in the first movie. The Pug for one and the inter-workings of the MIB to name two. Will shines in his role, Tommy knocks me out with his dead pan delivery and together they blow me away, but the best thing is from giving the Pug more screen time. His singing is the funniest thing since ever. Tony Shalhoub and Rip Torn also highlight the movie; without them, there is no movie. Rosario Dawson highlights the movie as an innocent ingenue very well too. Lara Flynn-Boyle does nasty very well; I had a dirty little smirk when she said she could rule the world with the right size of mammaries (being an alien as she was and using some computer graphics would have made for an even more interesting scene ala The Benny Hill Show). The plot is great with its expectations and then twist to the end. Definitely a worth-see !


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