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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 Sean Higgs ... Hillbilly Con
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Storyline

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

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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Trivia

The corporation is Weyland Industries. Same company from the Alien franchise. See more »

Goofs

During the scene after stage one of the race is complete, the shot showing the road to the prison shows the prison on the left, at the start of the movie and other shots show it on the right. See more »

Quotes

Markus Kane: [about Carl Lucas] I want him dead!
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Connections

References Aliens (1986) See more »

Soundtracks

An Entrance
Performed by Jose Cancela and Amy Marie Beauchamp (as Amy Beauchamp)
Written by Jose Cancela and Amy Marie Beauchamp (as Amy Beauchamp)
Courtesy of Anthem Audio Arts
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a greatly crafted action movie
20 January 2011 | by The-Bear-Jew2See all my reviews

Death Race 2, the prequel to the 2008 Death Race, shows how Death Race came to be. The movie for being a straight to DVD release looks likes a high budget Hollywood movie with 1/4 of the budget of the first one. The acting is not top notch but does have a interesting cast with Sean Bean and Dan Trejo. If your a fan of the dark gritty style of the first Death Race then you'll enjoy this film, however, i do feel that they could have been more original and changed a few things to make this film stand apart from the original.

pros- Good action sequences

good cast

very well put together

cons- could have been more original

some of the acting could have been improved


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