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Men in Black II (2002)

PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Comedy | 3 July 2002 (USA)
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Agent J is sent to find Agent K and restore his memory after the re-appearance of a case from K's past.

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Barry Sonnenfeld

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Lowell Cunningham (comic book "Malibu Comics"), Robert Gordon (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tommy Lee Jones ... Kay
Will Smith ... Jay
Rip Torn ... Zed
Lara Flynn Boyle ... Serleena
Johnny Knoxville ... Scrad / Charlie
Rosario Dawson ... Laura Vasquez
Tony Shalhoub ... Jeebs
Patrick Warburton ... Agent Tee
Jack Kehler ... Ben
David Cross ... Newton
Colombe Jacobsen-Derstine Colombe Jacobsen-Derstine ... Hailey (as Colombe Jacobsen)
Peter Spellos ... Motorman
Michael Rivkin ... Man with Dog
Michael Bailey Smith ... Creepy
Lenny Venito ... New York Guy
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Storyline

Kay and Jay reunite to provide our best, last and only line of defense against a sinister seductress who levels the toughest challenge yet to the MIBs untarnished mission statement: protecting the earth from the scum of the universe. It's been four years since the alien-seeking agents averted an intergalactic disaster of epic proportions. And now it's a race against the clock as Jay must convince Kay-who not only has absolutely no memory of his time spent with the Men In Black, but is also the only living person left with the expertise to save the galaxy-to reunite with the MIB before the earth submits to ultimate destruction. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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Coming To Rid Your Earth of the Scum of the Universe... Again! See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sci-fi action violence and some provocative humor | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Official Facebook | Sony Pictures

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 July 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

MIIB See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$140,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$52,148,751, 7 July 2002

Gross USA:

$193,735,288

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$445,135,288
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DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS | Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

In the Hungarian-dubbed version Elizabeth (the Young Girl at the Post Office) lines were redubbed from "Twenty Rugrats stamps please" to "South Park stamps please" because South Park (1997) was better known than Rugrats (1990) in Hungary that time. In the German-dubbed version her lines were re-dubbed to "Pokémon stamps please" because Pokémon (1997) was better known at that time. See more »

Goofs

In the beginning of the film when agent J and agent T first encounter Jeff's weed-looking hair sticking out of the sidewalk grate, agent T bends down to grab the "weed". In one shot, T is obviously tugging away at nothing at all. Evidently, the digital effects team accidentally forgot to add the "weed" (which was computer generated) to that shot. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Mysteries in History Narrator: Mysteries in History with your host, Peter Graves!
Peter Graves: Although no one has ever been able to prove their existence, a quasi-government agency known as the Men in Black supposedly carries out secret operations here on Earth in order to keep us safe from aliens throughout the galaxies. Here is one of their stories that "never happened", from one of their files that doesn't exist. 1978. The leaders of Zartha flee their planet in order to escape the clutches of the evil Kylothian, ...
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Crazy Credits

In the Chilean version of the film, at the end of the movie they show the "Nod Your Heads" music video for the movie, and afterwards the cast credits appear. See more »

Alternate Versions

Scenes shown in TV spots included two extra scenes in the deneuralizer room (one of K and J at the door and another with K in the chair, both with Jones in the mailman's uniform), and a version of the clothes change montage featuring K's mailman uniform. See more »

Connections

Featured in DVD: The Making of a Special Edition (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

I Will Survive
Written by Freddie Perren (as Frederick J. Perren) and Dino Fekaris
Performed by Tim Blaney
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I think the makers of the film thought we had somewhere to go.
9 May 2003 | by Aaron1375See all my reviews

This movie is the sequel of course to the hit movie "Men In Black". I gave this movie a six, but I felt like being generous (I probably should give it a five). This movie is short. I mean really, really short. There is a short that preceded the movie so that tells you how short this movie is (the short got more laughs than the movie I think). I went to this movie knowing how short it was, but it just went by so fast and the movie was a bit unmemorable that it was a waste of time to drive to the theater. There was no time for character development or much story development. In fact, the opening credit scene itself took four or five minutes. The story has Smith's character trying to get the memory back of Jones character to battle an alien threat. For the most part there isn't much that is funny in this one, but there are a few scenes to make a person chuckle. Then there is the pug dog. I think it had the same screen time as Tommy Lee Jones. It was funny in small doses, but its role was expanded way too much for the sequel. Johnny Knoxville's character was lame as was the main villain, which had looks but no funny dialogue at all. Tony Shaloub is back, and once again his character's role is small and underused. So all in all this is an inferior sequel by all means with just enough to look at to keep you from getting bored. If they ever make a part three, please let them get a director who is capable of making a movie.


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