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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)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$53,215,979 (USA) (11 October 2013)
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Trivia

After the success of the earlier film in 2010, Ernest Borgnine always held out hope he'd be around to reprise his role as Henry the records keeper in the 2013 sequel. When interviewed in April 2012, he mentioned there was talk about it over the years and made one request to the producers - "I told them if they do it, I want to carry a gun this time" He kept in touch with screenwriters Jon Hoeber and Erich Hoeber and in the end would have had a major role in a sequence at the start of the movie. When Ernest passed away in July 2012, three months prior to the start of production, his scenes were reconfigured and would feature an uncredited Titus Welliver See more »

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When Dr. Bailey is being escorted to the An-12 transport aircraft, "U.S. Air Force" markings are clearly visible on the plane. However, as the plane departs, said markings are no longer present. See more »

Quotes

[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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Follows Red (2010) See more »

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Can't Smile Without You
Written by Chris Arnold, David Martin and Geoff Morrow
Performed by Samy Goz
Courtesy of Show up music & Ascot Music
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Will definitely see again!
19 July 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

If you liked the first RED, and understood what it was and what is wasn't, you should be completely entertained by RED 2. We were lucky enough to see an advanced showing before the naysayers started spreading their naying and we walked out of the theater last night laughing, quoting, and discussing the movie - always a good sign! This is not a movie that needs to be over-analyzed... as my husband said, "It was exactly what I was hoping it would be." which is, more interesting characters played by top notch well-known actors getting into all kinds of far-out situations. Great lite summer fare and we will definitely be re-watching this one again when it hits the premium cable channels (just like we have with RED).


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