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Never Back Down 2: The Beatdown (2011)

R  |   |  Action, Drama, Sport  |  8 April 2011 (USA)
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Four fighters with different backgrounds come together to train under an ex-MMA rising star and then ultimately have to fight each other.

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Case Walker
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Zack Gomes
Todd Duffee ...
Tim Newhouse
Scottie Epstein ...
Justin Epstein
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Eve
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Frankie
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Caucasian Cop
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Fighter (as Beau Brasso)
Eddie Bravo ...
D.J. Bravo
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Zack's Friend
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Vale Newhouse
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Storyline

Ex-boxer Zack (Alex Meraz), talented MMA fighter Tim (Todd Duffee), bullied record store clerk Justin (Scott Epstein), and wrestler Mike (Dean Geyer) come from various backgrounds, but they all share one thing in common: a passion for the "savage science" and quickly become loyal to their unorthodox trainer, Case (Michael Jai White), a brilliant ex-UFC Champion down on his own luck. Teaching them about much more than fighting, Case prepares the young men for a competition called the Beatdown, run by local college kid and fight impresario Max (Evan Peters). When their mentor gets set-up by some bad cops, the young men band together to root out a traitor in their midst. Written by Anonymous

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

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Lyoto Machida:  Former UFC light heavyweight champion, . See more »

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At eleven minutes, Zack is knocked out. As he lands, his arms are over his head. When the shot shifts to a different camera, his arms are at his sides. See more »

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Eve: If I tell you I already have a boyfriend, you promise not to take it as some kind of big macho challenge and try to steal me away from him?
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Totally underrated......
14 October 2012 | by (India) – See all my reviews

I watched this movie after seeing its IMDb review and expected crap, the main reason I watched it because I enjoyed the first movie a lot. But anyhow after watching this movie I'm like, what??? This movie was awesome! It entertained me thoroughly! Obviously not an Oscar flick, but why would u watch this for? Entertainment! That's what it provides! probably there wasn't any buildup for any fights unlike the first one, it still impressed me. Everyone loves a good training session before fight scene. This is my first ever review and I felt it deserved a better rating. 5.5 is way too low, I don't understand why people think that sequels always suck, I think it did great as a sequel, added extra elements, extra fights and some drama as well. On the whole I would give it a 9/10 just to increase its ratings. Else an 8 probably.


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