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The 2nd (2020)

Not Rated | | Action, Drama | 1 September 2020 (USA)
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A Green Beret is late picking up his son at college. His son and a Supreme Court Justice's daughter are the last there. A gang of terrorists are there to abduct her and force her dad's hand on a Second Amendment vote.


Brian Skiba


Eric Bromberg (story by), James Bromberg (story by) | 2 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ryan Phillippe ... Major Vic Davis
Casper Van Dien ... Driver
Jack Griffo ... Shawn Davis
Lexi Simonsen ... Erin Walton
Richard Burgi ... CIA Director Phillips
William Katt ... Senator Bob Jeffers
Samaire Armstrong ... Olivia
William McNamara ... Jalil
Randy Charach ... Justice Walton
Jacob Grodnik ... Neal
Chris Jai Alex ... John
Gene Freeman ... Babcock
Tank Jones ... Kyle
James Logan ... Sproule
Nicole Reddinger ... Paula


Secret-service agent Vic Davis is on his way to pick up his estranged son, Sean, from his college campus when he finds himself in the middle of a high-stakes terrorist operation. His son's friend Erin Walton, the daughter of Supreme Court Justice Walton is the target, and this armed faction will stop at nothing to kidnap her and use her as leverage for a pending landmark legal case.

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Too many flaws
9 September 2020 | by lenwenzellwSee all my reviews

Technically there are just too many things wrong with this one unless you are completely mindless. From a security standpoint no-one properly trained in security during the intro would A: Permit a cell phone unless it was in a secure transmission blocking case or bag. B: A bodyguards job is to take the bullet instead of the client. That said if there were bulletproof vests, the client would wear one. C: While in transit blending in is important a vehicle that could outrun, and stand up to impacts is a priority. D: If the client is running for president they get secret service. E: No trained security would be chatting about their day and joking while on task. This is all in the first two minutes of the film. What a joke. Than there is a host of other tactical, and technical errors. What SF operator leaves enemies behind alive? Wow then there is six blocks of C4 going off, and leaving people 100 feet away alive which is virtually impossible. The acting has no emotions appropriate to the scene. The acting is wooden, the characters unbelievable, the direction is almost non existent. The script is a real dog of a script, better put out of its misery. Never mind about the sets, casting, etc., etc. Do yourself a favour, unless you are a fan boy, or girl, give this one a miss.

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Los Angeles, California, USA


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2.35 : 1
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