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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)

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$53,215,979 (USA) (11 October 2013)
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Anthony Hopkins and Brian Cox have both played Hannibal Lecter. Cox originated the part in Manhunter (1986) while Hopkins played the part in The Silence of the Lambs (1991), Hannibal (2001) and the Manhunter remake, Red Dragon (2002), also starring Mary-Louise Parker. See more »

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In the beginning of the movie Jack counts seven including himself, one goes in and Frank kills him. Then four go in and Frank blows them up, then four more go in and Frank kills one, then you see four guys walk pass between the file shelves, there are already three too many so now there is one more making it four too many, then frank kills four more guys and then Marvin kills the black guy. Ten men are killed by Frank and one killed by Marvin leaving Jack alive so after a count of seven the final tally is twelve. 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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Written by Kyle Nicolaides
Performed by Beware of Darkness
Courtesy of Bright Antenna Records
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A refreshing action comedy
19 December 2013 | by (Earth) – See all my reviews

This film is about the missions of a bunch of retired ex-spies who are still extremely dangerous.

It's refreshing to have an action comedy! It's not easy to have all the killings and explosions happening, and yet maintaining a light hearted and fun tone. "Red 2" succeeds again in reaching the balance, making it enjoyable and fun. There are many cool scenes such as Helen Mirren firing guns with both hands towards opposite directions from a car. Mary Louise Parker's character is also fun, she seems not to know how to do anything but she is still so cool and funny. It's nice to see an action film having a big female presence, it's such a pleasant change. All the characters I enjoyed watching "Red 2", and maybe there will be another sequel?


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