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Never Back Down 2: The Beatdown (2011)

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
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Tim Newhouse
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Justin Epstein
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Eve
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Receptionist
Gralen Bryant Banks ...
Frankie
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Caucasian Cop
Beau Brasseaux ...
Fighter (as Beau Brasso)
Eddie Bravo ...
D.J. Bravo
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Grant Case ...
Zack's Friend
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Vale Newhouse
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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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8 April 2011 (USA)  »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Evan Peters and Jeremy Palko are the only actors to return from the first film in 2008. Jeremy played the running back in the first film and Kurt the roommate in the second film. 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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Max Cooperman: Dudes, chill. Okay, I can't just put any Tom's hairy dick in the cage.
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References Gojira (1954) See more »

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Written by Joseph E. Jackson (as Joseph Jackson) and Terry Bryant (aka Skratch)
Performed by Joseph E. Jackson (as Joseph Jackson) and Terry Bryant (aka Skratch)
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Master by Cutting Edge Music Holdings Ltd.
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Bad Movie!
1 June 2012 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Much like the first movie this revolves around a bunch of guys trying to prove themselves, but unlike the first this is multi-starrer. But all the expectations can be kicked out within a few minutes into the movie. Bad acting by all of them (except for Michael White),no proper background to the characters, the characters aren't developed enough, lack of emotion and a few other traits add up to a very disappointing watch. You feel like you are just sitting there seeing a bunch of characters in scene after scene just stringed together. In some particular instances the movie makes no sense what so ever. The first movie was filled with emotions creating a reason for Jake Tyler(Sean Farris) to fight his way into the beatdown,but here it just a group of guys swearing at an alarming rate fighting each other. There are a few saving graces though, like the training sessions where you can see some insane work-out methods. All in all an average movie.


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