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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.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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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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18 January 2011 (USA)  »

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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 »

Goofs

In the death match at the start, after 14k is hit with a weapon, he goes from having a wound on his back to being unwounded (and consequently, his shirt goes from whole to torn) repeatedly. See more »

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Goldberg: Thier making money off our blood.
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Written by Klayton
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A movie about the origins of death race and Frankenstein. Not as good as the first one but a very good prequel. I say B+
15 January 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

After a bank robbery goes bad Carl Lucas (Goss) gets sent to prison. The crime boss who sent him out (Bean) is afraid he will testify against him and sends in assassins to the prison to make sure he doesn't. First of all, if you haven't seen the first "Death Race" I would start with that (you will get some of the call-backs), but I would say its more like the "Star Wars" prequels...you can watch in either order and it will still make sense. I loved the first movie and was very leery about a direct to DVD prequel, but I was very surprised. There were a couple characters from the first one, along with a few "set-ups" that happen in the original movie. I would say this is more of an origin story, it explains the origins of the death race and the character of Frankenstein. Most sequels/prequels are never as good as the original (especially direct to DVD ones), but this is a rare exception. The first Death Race is still the better movie but this one holds up very well. I give it a B+.


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