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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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18 January 2011 (USA)  »

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$7,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

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

In the shot when Calin says, "This is what I'm talking about," Apache is in the background jumping into his car. Buy in the next shot he is running to the car still needing to get in. See more »

Quotes

Markus Kane: Joey. Joey. The box, with its implications of rigidity and squareness, symbolizes unimaginative thinking and painful frustration.
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References Aliens (1986) See more »

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Scardonia
Written by Klayton
Performed by Celldweller
Courtesy of FiXT/Position Music
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Reasonable
24 March 2011 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Death Race 2 is a prequel to the 2008 film which starred Jason Statham. It explores the origins of Death Race and of the driver Frankenstein.

I think it was a good idea that they decided to do a prequel instead of a direct sequel. I have seen a few direct to video sequels and they are in fact not that good. Having said that though, it does puzzle me why the movie was called Death Race 2 and not "Death Race: The Beginning" or something along these lines.

Bearing in mind that this movie explores the origins, the storyline was OK to say the least and the action scenes were satisfactory.

I loved the 2008 movie. I don't think this prequel was as exciting but it was decent enough.


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