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Death Race 2 (2010)

R  |  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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Death Race II  »

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$7,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Due to Marcus Kane watching death race 2000 on TV this shows how unoriginal in the death race universe the idea actually is. See more »

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During the prison yard riot scene near the start of the film, the registration on the helicopter begins with "ZS", which is one of the three prefixes used in South Africa. See more »

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Markus Kane: You kill me, I kill you.
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References Aliens (1986) See more »

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Purple Haze
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Written by Melvin Adams (as Melvin E. Adams), Andrew Cato (as Andy Cato),
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, Wallace Whigfield Wilson and Robert Keith Young
(P) 2002 Zomba Recording LLC
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An excellent DTV prequel in the same league as the first one.
8 March 2011 | by (South Africa) – See all my reviews

A better title for this film would've been DEATH RACE: ORIGINS, because that is what this film is actually about, the origins of the death race from what it originally was before it became what it is, instead of calling it DEATH RACE 2 which implies that this is a sequel when it is actually a prequel, I can only imagine how confused people would be if they didn't know this little fact and saw 14k back from the dead all of sudden.

I have to say for a DTV film this was really impressive, the film is directed by Roel Reine (THE MARINE 2 and PISTOL WHIPPED) with a script provided by Tony Giglio (CHAOS and TIMBER FALLS) and has a great cast in Luke Goss (HELLBOY: THE GOLDEN ARMY) Ving Rhames (THE TOURNAMENT) Sean Bean (SILENT HILL) and Danny Trejo (MACHETE) as well as many other members in the supporting cast whose names I can't remember.

The plot is more fleshed out then that of the first one, this film chooses to concentrate more on the character story of Carl "Luke" Lucas (Luke Goss) and also as I said before the origins of DEATH RACE, where the first was more of a straight forward action film that mainly concentrated on the race and only had minor character development here and there.

The acting is excellent for a DTV film, every actor and actress was perfect for their roles and even though this film was more plot driven than the first one, there is still plenty of thrills to go around.

Overall, this film is equal to the first and DEATH RACE fans are sure to enjoy this film just as much.


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