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Atlas Shrugged II: The Strike (2012)

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Railroad owner Dagny Taggart and steel mogul Henry Rearden search desperately for the inventor of a revolutionary motor as the U.S. government continues to spread its control over the national economy.

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The global economy is on the brink of collapse. Unemployment tops 24%. Gas is $42 per gallon. Railroads are the main transportation. Brilliant creators, from artists to industrialists, are mysteriously disappearing. Dagny Taggart, COO of Taggart Transcontinental, has discovered an answer to the mounting energy crisis - a prototype of a motor that draws energy from static electricity. But, until she finds its creator, it's useless. It's a race against time. And someone is watching. Written by Producers - Atlas Shrugged

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12 October 2012 (USA)  »

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Atlas Shrugged: Part 2 - Either-Or  »

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$1,746,025 (USA) (12 October 2012)

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$3,333,823 (USA) (21 November 2012)
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Teller, of magic duo Penn and Teller, speaks in his role as a Taggart Transcontinental Security Officer. In his magic act, he never speaks. See more »

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The moving part of the "Rollout switch", the 'switch rail' is shown for a railroad switch for track going off to the right. When the Army Special freight train is shown driving over the switch, the switch is shown to go off to the left. See more »

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A big disappointment
25 October 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I had liked Part I very much and was waiting to see Part II as soon as it was available in our local theater. What a let down it was. I could accept that the key roles were played by different people than in Part I. But the actress who played Dagny was a big let down. She just did not fit the image of the smart, tough and independent Dagny. The director portrayed her as a sexy woman by focusing too much on her cleavage and showing her chest in almost all shots. Her acting was also not impressive. It was not so in Part I even though it included sexual scenes. I was hoping that Part II would be as good or better than Part I and I was going to buy both DVD's for my collection. But now now. I cannot say anything good about this movie.


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