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Atlas Shrugged II: The Strike (2012)

PG-13 | | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi | 12 October 2012 (USA)
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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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Rated PG-13 for brief language | See all certifications »

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Atlas Shrugged: Part 2 - Either-Or  »

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$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,746,025, 14 October 2012, Wide Release

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$3,333,823, 23 November 2012
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Bob Beckel: In a photograph during a television news report on Wyatt's disappearance. His brother Graham Beckel played Ellis Wyatt in Atlas Shrugged: Part I (2011). See more »

Goofs

When James Taggart tells Dave Mitchum on the phone that is he doesn't get the stuck train that Kip Chalmers and his friends are on moving that he'll be out of a job, Directive 10-289 would have forbidden it as workers are no longer to leave their places of employment. See more »

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Followed by Atlas Shrugged: Who Is John Galt? (2014) See more »

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Unfortunate Recasting
12 October 2012 | by See all my reviews

I'm surprised by the reviews I've read stating that Part II was better done than Part I. I saw Part II with four friends, all have read the book and had seen Part I.

We all felt the drop off in acting quality was extreme. Unfortunately, this is magnified by an inferior director as well. The plot is for the most part accurate to the book, though the time-line was slightly altered and curiously skipped certain important details while forcing others less significant details into the screen play.

The new Rearden and D'Anconia are painful. The new Dagny isn't as painful but the actress in Part I I felt was far superior.

Its unfortunate that this trilogy is going to fail to transform into film yet again.


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