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Death Race 2 (2010)

Video  -  Action | Sci-Fi | Thriller  -  18 January 2011 (USA)
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Explores the origins of the first "Frankenstein" car driver, Carl "Luke" Lucas, who died in a race at the beginning of the first film.

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Explores the origins of the first "Frankenstein" car driver, Carl "Luke" Lucas, who died in a race at the beginning of the first film.

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3 Days. 10 Killers, 20,000 Rounds of Ammo.


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Rated R for brutal violence, pervasive language and some sexual content | See all certifications »

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The movie Markus Kane (Sean Bean) is watching before he flips to the news about the car chase is the original Death Race 2000. See more »

Goofs

After the initial chase in the yellow Mustang that ends with the hand grenades, in the shot with the police cars on they're roofs, as Luke says "get out" to the robbers, you see the crew on the left, some of them with fire-extinguishers running for the flames after the stunt. Also the boom-camera is visible. See more »

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Markus Kane: Joey. Joey. The box, with its implications of rigidity and squareness, symbolizes unimaginative thinking and painful frustration.
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Follows Death Race (2008) See more »

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One Fine Day
Giacomo Puccini (PD)
Arranged by Christopher Todd Landor
Courtesy of Opus I Music Library
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Straight to DVD sequel that delivers.
25 December 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I know that like most of you, as well as I, were not expecting much from a straight to DVD sequel from a theater movie which included a few famous actors & had a great budget while this sequel had fewer actors & budget.

The entire movie as you will all know is a prequel explaining the beginnings of Frankenstein. The story flows quite nicely and explains a lot about the origin of Frankenstein while a little bit of the guy who becomes Frankenstein.

The movie is well worth the watch if you're interested on learning more about the back story to Death Race 2. That's what this film is for, not to deliver a sequel that brings more action, blood & gore (although it does) but it brings in quite a story.

I don't want to spoil anything as far as the climax, but overall the whole movie is like any typical straight to DVD sequel. Has some action here, talking there, all flows like a regular movie.

What made my jaw drop, and I mean drop even the second time I watched it, was the ending. The ending is phenomenal, truly amazingly executed. It leaves you with no questions (as long as you followed the story) and leaves it set up for Death Race 1.

Overall, worth the watch if you got the time.


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