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Smokin' Aces 2: Assassins' Ball (2010)

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Hords of insane assassins (2 cute) gather in or near a bar waiting to kill an insignificant FBI pencil pusher at 3AM and collect $3M. He's kept in a safe house/bunker nearby surrounded by FBI agents. Action awaits.

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P.J. Pesce

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tom Berenger ... Walter Weed
Clayne Crawford ... Agent Baker
Tommy Flanagan ... Lazlo Soot
Maury Sterling ... Lester Tremor
Martha Higareda ... Ariella Martinez
Christopher Michael Holley ... Malcolm Little
Ernie Hudson ... Anthony Vejar
Michael Parks ... Fritz Tremor
Autumn Reeser ... Kaitlyn 'AK-47' Tremor
Vinnie Jones ... Finbar McTeague
Hrothgar Mathews ... Agent Redstone
Jared Keeso ... Agent Nicholas
Jason Schombing ... Agent Abrego
David Richmond-Peck ... Agent Dominic Dumare
Grant Elliott Grant Elliott ... Agent Partch
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Storyline

Walter Weed is an unassuming desk jockey at the FBI when the Bureau uncovers a plot to assassinate him. A team of degenerate, psychotic assassins dispatched by mystery man Hal Leuco to win a huge bounty includes a resourceful beauty who has a unique method of killing her prey, a power-tool wielding psychopath and a deadly master of disguise. Written by Universal Home Video

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Prepare for Murder, Mayhem & Madness. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for bloody violence and language | See all certifications »

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Details

Official Sites:

Universal [United States]

Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 January 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Untitled Smokin' Aces Prequel See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$8,000,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (unrated)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The bartender calls Vinnie Jones character "bullethead". He was called "Bullet - tooth Tony in the film "Snatch". See more »

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When they plan how to protect Walter they are told to not have anything that can communicate with the outside world. But when they are in the bunker they use video conferencing to talk to their HQ. See more »

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Title Card: rather than dashing, gun-toting g-men, most FBI employees are information analysts, sifting through millions of telephone, email, and data transmissions to uncover threats of violent crime, terrorism, and espionage against the United States. / occasionally, bureau members themselves become the target of threats; these require extraordinary precautions, often including top-secret procedures outside the realm of normal protocol. / the unintended consequences of such secret activities...
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Written and Performed by Elvis Costello
Courtesy of Hear Music / Concord Music Group, Inc.
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Entertaining and good fun. Worth a rental for sure.
28 January 2010 | by phoneekoSee all my reviews

Thou not even close to its predecessor, this movie is quite watchable and entertaining. Pretty big cast doing a bit less than what could be expected from such actors, given the decent script, although the dialog was surely not the greatest.. everything was there for some better exposition and back-story. Maybe 20 minutes more runtime might have done the trick. You could see the reduced budget, especially during the explosions and in choice of music. Budget (as most of the time) surely influenced the total feel of the movie.. which seemed a bit rushed and unpolished, and also the pressure (from Exec Producer J.C. maybe?) to follow the visual style of the first movie so closely...looks like it was a bit too much. All in all it's still a decent / fun movie, could have been much better (like so many big-budget releases) but still manages to be fairly entertaining.


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