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Kick-Ass 2 (2013)

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Following Kick-Ass' heroics, other citizens are inspired to become masked crusaders. But Red Mist leads his own group of evil supervillains to get revenge, kill Kick-Ass and destroy everything he stands for.

Director:

Jeff Wadlow

Writers:

Jeff Wadlow (screenplay), Mark Millar (comic book) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Aaron Taylor-Johnson ... Dave Lizewski / Kick-Ass
Chloë Grace Moretz ... Mindy Macready / Hit Girl
Morris Chestnut ... Detective Marcus Williams
Claudia Lee ... Brooke
Amy Anzel Amy Anzel ... Mrs Zane
Clark Duke ... Marty / Battle Guy
Augustus Prew ... Todd / Ass Kicker
Mary Kitchen ... News Reporter
Donald Faison ... Dr. Gravity
Matt Steinberg Matt Steinberg ... Mr. Radical
Steven Mackintosh ... Tommy's Dad
Monica Dolan ... Tommy's Mum
Garrett M. Brown ... Mr. Lizewski
Lyndsy Fonseca ... Katie Deauxma
Christopher Mintz-Plasse ... Chris D'Amico / The Motherfucker
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Storyline

After Kick-Ass' insane bravery inspires a new wave of self-made masked crusaders, led by the badass Colonel Stars and Stripes, our hero joins them on patrol. When these amateur superheroes are hunted down by Red Mist -- reborn as The Mother F%&*^r -- only the blade-wielding Hit Girl can prevent their annihilation. When we last saw junior assassin Hit Girl and young vigilante Kick-Ass, they were trying to live as normal teenagers Mindy and Dave. With graduation looming and uncertain what to do, Dave decides to start the world's first superhero team with Mindy. Unfortunately, when Mindy is busted for sneaking out as Hit Girl, she's forced to retire-leaving her to navigate the terrifying world of high-school mean girls on her own. With no one left to turn to, Dave joins forces with Justice Forever, run by a born-again ex-mobster named Colonel Stars and Stripes. Just as they start to make a real difference on the streets, the world's first super villain, The Mother F%&*^r, assembles his ... Written by Universal Pictures

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You Can't Fight Your Destiny.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence, pervasive language, crude and sexual content, and brief nudity | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Lindy Booth (Night-Bitch) previously worked with director Jeff Wadlow on his first film, Cry Wolf (2005). See more »

Goofs

Dave goes to the hospital to visit Night Bitch. He said "I'm Kick Ass" , while removing his glasses with his left hand. In his right hand, he has flowers. When he is sitting on the bed, a second later, he is wearing his glasses again. He had no time to do that. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Mindy Macready: A handgun bullet travels at more than 700 miles per hour.
[Mindy pulls a gun out]
Dave Lizewski: Hey, whoa! Absolutely not! No.
Mindy Macready: Look, if you don't want to do it, you don't have to do it.
Dave Lizewski: Okay, good. I don't want to do it!
Mindy Macready: Fine.
[Mindy shoots Dave in the chest]
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Connections

References Rambo III (1988) See more »

Soundtracks

Euphoria, Take My Hand
(Allan)
Published by Universal Music Publishing Ltd.
Performed by Glasvegas
Licensed courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment U.K. Ltd.
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A good sequel but not up to the level of the original
4 June 2014 | by alindsay-alSee all my reviews

Going into this film I found out that there was a new director helming this but I loved the original and this film is still strong but missing some of the things I loved about the original Kick Ass. This film starts off with Kick Ass and Hitgirl teaming up to fight crime but Hitgirl has to deal with school and this causes Kick Ass to join a superhero team lead by Colonel Stars and stripes against a new super villain called The MotherFer. Now the character of Kick Ass is always good and Chloe Moritz as Hitgirl is good when she is Hitgirl but one thing I didn't like in this film was the fact she was not Hitgirl enough and was in school which I don't really like. The MotherFer is a funny villain and really is a cartoon of villain but works for this film, however, this film is stolen by Jim Carrey as Colonel Stars and stripes he is awesome and is great in every scene he is in, but that is another negative the fact that he is not in the film enough for my liking. This film has a good narrative and story but lacked a bit of the comedy and style of the original plus some of the side heroes and villains aren't really that interesting. However, I don't believe you can dislike this film if you liked the original and I would be interested in a Kick Ass 3 as this film is a very good time.


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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

16 August 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Kick-Ass 2: Balls to the Wall See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$28,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$13,332,955, 18 August 2013

Gross USA:

$28,795,985

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$60,795,985
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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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