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Race 2 (2013)

Not Rated | | Action, Crime, Thriller | 25 January 2013 (USA)
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Ranvir treads through the world of the Indian mafia in Turkey as he looks to avenge the death of his lover and partner in crime.

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Shiraz Ahmed (screenplay), Kiran Kotrial (dialogue)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Saif Ali Khan ... Ranvir Singh
John Abraham ... Armaan Mallik
Deepika Padukone ... Alina
Anil Kapoor ... Inspector Robert D'Costa
Jacqueline Fernandez ... Omisha
Ameesha Patel ... Cherry
Aditya Pancholi ... Godfather
Rajesh Khattar ... Vikram Thapar
Mohammed S. Burmawala Mohammed S. Burmawala ... (as Mohammed Burmawala)
Ilhan Kizilkaya Ilhan Kizilkaya ... (as Ilhan Kazalkiya)
Deepak Namjoshi Deepak Namjoshi ... (as Dr. Deepak Namjoshi)
Andrew Hudson Andrew Hudson ... Taifun (as Andrew Hudson - South Africa)
Sanjay Roy Sanjay Roy
Sanjay Gandhi
Ketan Karande Ketan Karande
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Ranvir treads through the world of the Indian mafia in Turkey as he looks to avenge the death of his lover and partner in crime.

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Betrayal is survival.

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Action | Crime | Thriller

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Trivia

It was reported that Asin was offered the role to replace Padukone, although it has been rumoured that she declined the offer, thus avoiding any controversies regarding her and Kapoor. See more »

Goofs

During the planning of the steal of Shroud of Turin, Aditya Panscholi says that stealing the shroud hasn't even been attempted in Hollywood. In fact, the shroud was stolen in the 2009 comedy The Pink Panther 2. See more »

Connections

Featured in It's Entertainment (2014) See more »

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Race 2 = { ( Race 1 -minus- intelligent plot) + (Fashion Show) }
24 January 2013 | by nairtejasSee all my reviews

I wasn't expecting much from the director duo after "Players." But, since Race was a very good watch, I watched Race 2 and was disappointed.

It starts with fabulous action sequences in great locations and as you try and perceive what it will be all about in the remaining 2 hours, a twist awaits you and the total number of twists we have here is colossal and that is why I gave it 5 stars. It is surely a thriller, I guarantee that. But too much of style and Bollywood punches ruined this broth.

But, as a cinemaholic, I felt the plot was saggy, the performances by the cast wasn't up to the mark. Saif is cool, John is beast and lacks character depth, the lead girls act dumb and try VERY hard to be killers. Anil Kapoor has disappointed me the most with his not-so-witty jokes along with emcee voluptuous Amisha! And it also demands total attention or else, you will lose your way into this maze.

Direction is sweet; the screenplay sucks and the story, which has to be a foundation of such high-octane flicks is feeble, fickle and sometimes even super-fly. Music is like... good - but the songs - film- makers were forced to slide them in.

Race 2 is not a red-lounge-reclining seat movie, but looking at the 2013 releases, it is better than Matru but feebler than Table No. 21.

Bottom Line: Some Race 2 sequences will make you whine and swear, but the rest MAY... I repeat, MAY make you happy. It is a type of movie where different people will have different verdicts. And my verdict is it is a preposterous caper where no only a couple of rich Indians run the town. It is like hue & saturation. You can go for it if you haven't anything to do this three- day weekend! It will entertain you to some extent, but if you are a serious cinema-goer (and critic) and aspire logic, Race 2 cannot be compared with its predecessor or with any action flick for that matter.

Some pivotal plot points have been copied from Nicholas Cage starrer National Treasure & certain Hollywood spy movies.

WATCH OUT FOR: Saif, explosions, ridiculous stunt scenes, numerous plot turns, expected ending, cheesy dialogues and a useless wrestling sequence.

Can be watched with a typical Indian family? YES

Language: Clean | Sex: No | Foreplay: No | Violence: Strong | Gore: Very Mild | Alcohol: Strong | Nudity: Medium | Smoking: No


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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

25 January 2013 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Turkey See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$884,757, 27 January 2013

Gross USA:

$1,579,940

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,164,441
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