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Men in Black II (2002)

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

Director:

Barry Sonnenfeld

Writers:

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 ... 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}

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

This Summer, They're Back in Black. 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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Trivia

The video store J and K visit has several Oliver Stone sections, and a large Oliver Stone cardboard figure near the check-out counter. See more »

Goofs

When we first see Serleena's ship, we see Jay reflected on the ship. In the reflection we see him using the communicator and talking to Zed (with one hand up to his ear) which doesn't happen until a few shots later. See more »

Quotes

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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, Sereelena...
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Crazy Credits

Shader Writers for effects animators: SPI. See more »

Alternate Versions

The DVD features an alternate ending which is similar to the ending given in the theatrical release, but with a different location in MIB headquarters. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Werner - Gekotzt wird später! (2003) 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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28 December 2002 | by andrewm-6See all my reviews

Men in Black II contains lots of humour and competently executed visuals, however the story falls short of the original Men in Black. But it's always enjoyable to visit an old friend, even if they aren't on top form.


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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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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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