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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)

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

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$3,333,823, 23 November 2012
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All of the roles from Atlas Shrugged: Part I (2011) were recast. 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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Follows Atlas Shrugged: Part I (2011) See more »

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Plot, characters, theme, special effects: LOWEST ever!
8 February 2013 | by See all my reviews

I am writing this in the hopes that I can spare somebody the frustration of having wasted their precious time by watching this film. This has got to be one of the worst films I have ever seen, and I am ashamed at having sat through it. Probably because I hoped that it would get better or have SOME redeeming value. The characters are flat, unattractive, the theme, that of state versus free enterprise in a context of economic crisis, is but shallow propaganda of the knee-jerk type, with everything turned around. I have never read Ayn Rand from who's novel this film was taken, but now guess that she is the darling of the kind of paranoid individuals who religiously watch Fox News as if it were anything but a sick joke, The political arguments are a mere travesty of any sort of intelligent thought or analysis. The plot mechanisms are completely flat and unbelievable. In fact just about everything in the film is unbelievable. It's pretty outrageous that financing was found to make such a film, but I guess some right wing lunatics (and I mean that word literally, anyone buying into this film's thesis is borderline insane if not worse,) use every means possible to spew their nonsense. If you are intelligent or sane, you will probably be angry at yourself if you watch this film all the way through.


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