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Now You See Me 2 (2016)

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The Four Horsemen resurface and are forcibly recruited by a tech genius to pull off their most impossible heist yet.

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One year after outwitting the FBI and winning the public's adulation with their Robin Hood-style magic spectacles, The Four Horsemen resurface for a comeback performance in hopes of exposing the unethical practices of a tech magnate. The man behind their vanishing act is none other than Walter Mabry, a tech prodigy who threatens the Horsemen into pulling off their most impossible heist yet. Their only hope is to perform one last unprecedented stunt to clear their names and reveal the mastermind behind it all. Written by Production

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Rated PG-13 for violence and some language | See all certifications »

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$90,000,000 (estimated)

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$22,383,146 (USA) (10 June 2016)

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$65,030,563 (USA) (19 August 2016)
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Isla Fisher and her replacement Lizzy Caplan starred together in Bachelorette (2012). See more »

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Since the climax of the film takes place on New Years Eve, the beginning must be happening sometime in December, yet the establishing aerial shot of New York City includes trees on Liberty Island and other islands which are lush with green leaves. See more »

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Merritt McKinney: Have I ever told you about the guy who screwed me over everything? This is my twin brother Chase.
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Dull, cheap and no where near the prequel
15 June 2016 | by (Vietnam) – See all my reviews

While the first installation was enjoyable, the second one does not live up. The plot was bland and dull and dragging. The dialogue was dry and just downright stupid. The magic tricks were OK (and unnecessary), but there was no wow factor. No jaw-dropping revealing or mind hack or anything like that. If the first movie keeps you guessing until the final scene, then Now You See Me 2 just basically tells the whole story in a straight line. It's just plain bad

To pair with the bad plot, the acting was also horrid. Lizzy Caplan was beyond tragic. There is no charisma in her character at all. Replacing Isla Fisher was a really bad move. And when you thought: "Well, at least Michael Caine or Morgan Freeman will provide some top-notch acting?", you were wrong. Their characters are just so dull that even their talents can not save them.


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