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Death Race 2 (2010)

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Explores the origins of the first "Frankenstein" car driver, Carl "Luke" Lucas, who died in a race at the beginning of the first film.

Director:

Roel Reiné

Writers:

Paul W.S. Anderson (characters and story), Tony Giglio (screenplay & story)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Luke Goss ... Carl 'Luke' Lucas
Lauren Cohan ... September Jones
Sean Bean ... Markus Kane
Ving Rhames ... Weyland
Tanit Phoenix Copley ... Katrina Banks (as Tanit Phoenix)
Patrick Lyster ... Warden Medford Parks
Deobia Oparei ... Big Bill
Frederick Koehler ... Lists (as Fred Koehler)
Robin Shou ... 14K
Danny Trejo ... Goldberg
Joe Vaz ... Rocco
Danny Keogh Danny Keogh ... Dr. Klein
Hennie Bosman Hennie Bosman ... Xander Grady
Warrick Grier Warrick Grier ... Calin
Sean Higgs ... Hillbilly Con
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Storyline

After a botched bank robbery attempt, the skilled getaway driver, Carl "Luke" Lucas, finds himself sentenced to the maximum-security correctional facility, Terminal Island, to fight for his life on Death Match: Weyland Corporation's profitable pay-per-view gladiator TV show. However, in search of even greater profit, the steely TV producer, September Jones, comes up with Death Race: a lethal car race where the most dangerous inmates compete against each other in heavily modified vehicles. Now, Carl has a choice: win five races to get his freedom, or forever rot in jail. Will his decision mark the beginning of a new era and the birth of the ultimate Death-Race driver, Frankenstein? Written by Nick Riganas

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

3 Days. 10 Killers, 20,000 Rounds of Ammo.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for brutal violence, pervasive language and some sexual content | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

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Country:

South Africa | Germany

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 January 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Death Race II See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$7,000,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

In Twisted Metal, the driver of Roadkill is named Marcus Kane, Markus's character is possibly a reference to the game since its heavily inspired by it. See more »

Goofs

During the prison yard riot scene near the start of the film, the registration on the helicopter begins with "ZS", which is one of the three prefixes used in South Africa. See more »

Quotes

Goldberg: Thier making money off our blood.
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Connections

Features Death Race 2000 (1975) See more »

Soundtracks

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Written by Klayton
Performed by Celldweller
Courtesy of FiXT/Position Music
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This film doesn't suck that much!! Honestly!!
8 April 2011 | by thekarmicnomadSee all my reviews

First things first. This is a mid/low budget sequel following a partially successful remake of a classic 70s cult movie. So it is obvious that this film is going to blow!

Well it does, but not that bad. The action is great, the spirit of the uber-powerful uncaring corporation is encapsulated superbly by Lauren Cohan, Tanit Phonex is painfully beautifully and the plot chugs along happily.

You can't take the film too seriously, I mean it appears that barbaric, run-for-profit womens prisons of the future all provide their inmates with extensive make-overs before a riot, but it is good fun.

The main stumbling block is the dialouge, it really is awful. I sincerely mean that, awful.

This film greatly out-stripped by expectations (which were low) but if you like action and gorgeous women then this is definitely for you.


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