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RED 2 (2013)

 -  Action | Comedy | Crime  -  19 July 2013 (USA)
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Retired C.I.A. agent Frank Moses reunites his unlikely team of elite operatives for a global quest to track down a missing portable nuclear device.

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Retired CIA agent Frank Moses is in love with Sarah Ross and enjoying their normal life. Out of the blue, Marvin Boggs meets Frank in the supermarket and tells that Wikileaks has released the information that they had participated and know the whereabouts of the Nightshade, a portable nuclear weapon that was smuggled in pieces and hidden in Russia. Now the top agents in the world are under contract to seek them out to discover where Nightshade is. The trio travels to Paris and teams-up with the Russian Katja to track down the former Russian Agent 'The Frog' to get more information about the operation. They learn that the brilliant inventor Dr. Edward Bailey might know where the weapon is. They discover that Bailey has been interned in an asylum in London by the MI-16 for thirty-two years and the British Victoria joins the team. They rescue Bailey and find that the nuclear device is hidden in the Kremlin. Soon the dangerous South Korean Han joins the group expecting to retrieve the ... Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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The best never rest.


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Rated PG-13 for pervasive action and violence including frenetic gunplay, and for some language and drug material | See all certifications »

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$84,000,000 (estimated)

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$18,048,422 (USA) (19 July 2013)

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$53,215,979 (USA) (11 October 2013)
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The main poster for "Red 2", with the cast walking towards the camera from out of the shadows, may have been indirectly inspired by the poster for The Wild Bunch (1969), the cast in this poster walking into the shadows, among them, Ernest Borgnine See more »

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During Marvin's 'funeral' there is a Marine Staff Sergeant in attendance. As the mourners are leaving the service, the Staff Sergeant is standing outside the church wearing a US Navy Field Grade Officer's Cover (cap). US enlisted ranks do not have 'scrambled eggs' on the bill. See more »

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[first lines]
Frank: Baby, check this out. Ha, a power washer? We need one of these.
Sarah: Yeah.
Frank: On the patio in the back yard.
Sarah: Yeah.
Frank: Should we go look at those window treatments?
Sarah: No.
Frank: Do you want one of those hotdogs? They're very good.
Sarah: Baby, you are a heck of a homemaker. You know that? But we could just go to dinner. Er...
Frank: Well, you know. If you don't make it...
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4 April 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Red 2, like the original Red, is not meant to be taken seriously. In many of my other reviews I come down hard for ridiculous plot lines and lack of believability, but this flick was never intended to be taken seriously on any level. It is a comical take on action/spy movies and so it matters not what liberties are taken.

If you enjoy Bruce Willis being Bruce Willis, you like non-stop action and you are in the mood for some mindless entertainment, it is worth a watch. No thinking required.

Personally, I enjoyed the original Red and I like watching the "old codgers" play it up on the action scene. Yes, Helen Mirren is certainly getting old, but she still exudes sex appeal (which has little to do with age or looks) and she is amazingly credible as an action hero. I'd love to see her star in some serious action/spy films.

Malkovich is his usual self and plays a small uninspired role. The surprise for me was Anthony Hopkins. He didn't have too much to do here, but more than I thought. He could have fluffed his way through a film like this, but he took the role as seriously as any other and his performance enhanced the film.

The humor in this one is not side splitting but it works. They could have hit us over the head with tired, old-timer gags but they were smart and didn't really go that route in this sequel. Overall, I have seen far, far worse in this genre.

Just remember this is an over-the-top kind of movie. It's not even close to a typical action comedy. This one has more unbelievable fights, gunfire, chases and general absurdities than five garden variety action flicks combined. I usually don't like super-action movies with nothing but explosions and bullets every two seconds, but in this film the action works and the light comedy keeps pace with it.

Watch Red 2 when you want to shut down your brain for a little while and relax with some good old American, explosive, violent, unapologetic, save-the-world, comedic entertainment.


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