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RED 2 (2013)

PG-13 | | Action, Comedy, Crime | 19 July 2013 (USA)
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Retired C.I.A. Agent Frank Moses reunites his unlikely team of elite operatives for a global quest to track down a missing portable nuclear device.

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Dean Parisot
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bruce Willis ... Frank
John Malkovich ... Marvin
Mary-Louise Parker ... Sarah
Helen Mirren ... Victoria
Anthony Hopkins ... Bailey
Byung-Hun Lee ... Han Cho Bai (as Byung Hun Lee)
Jong Kun Lee Jong Kun Lee ... Han's Father
Catherine Zeta-Jones ... Katja
Neal McDonough ... Jack Horton
David Thewlis ... The Frog
Garrick Hagon ... Davis
Tim Pigott-Smith ... Director Philips
Brian Cox ... Ivan
Philip Arditti ... Arman
Mitchell Mullen ... Wade
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Storyline

Retired CIA agent Frank Moses is in love with Sarah Ross and enjoying their normal life. Out of the blue, Marvin Boggs meets Frank in the supermarket and tells that Wikileaks has released the information that they had participated and know the whereabouts of the Nightshade, a portable nuclear weapon that was smuggled in pieces and hidden in Russia. Now the top agents in the world are under contract to seek them out to discover where Nightshade is. The trio travels to Paris and teams-up with the Russian Katja to track down the former Russian Agent 'The Frog' to get more information about the operation. They learn that the brilliant inventor Dr. Edward Bailey might know where the weapon is. They discover that Bailey has been interned in an asylum in London by the MI-6 for thirty-two years and the British Victoria joins the team. They rescue Bailey and find that the nuclear device is hidden in the Kremlin. Soon the dangerous South Korean Han joins the group expecting to retrieve the ... Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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They're ex-CIA, but they're back in action. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for pervasive action and violence including frenetic gunplay, and for some language and drug material | See all certifications »

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USA | France | Canada

Language:

English | Russian | French | Persian | Korean

Release Date:

19 July 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

RED 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

Montréal, Québec, Canada See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$84,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$18,048,422, 21 July 2013, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$53,262,560

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$148,075,565
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Datasat | Dolby Digital | DTS (5.1)

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Color

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

After the success of the earlier film in 2010, Ernest Borgnine always held out hope he'd be around to reprise his role as Henry the records keeper in this movie. When interviewed in April 2012, he mentioned there was talk about it over the years, and made one request to the producers. "I told them if they do it, I want to carry a gun this time." He kept in touch with Screenwriters Jon Hoeber and Erich Hoeber, and in the end would have had a major role in a sequence at the start of the movie. When Borgnine passed away in July 2012, three months prior to the start of production, his scenes were reconfigured and would feature an uncredited Titus Welliver. See more »

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When in Papa Johns, Marvin is shown (from inside the restroom) using a sledge hammer and wearing a baseball style cap but, when the view changes from inside the wall to looking into the bathroom, Marvin can be seen wearing safety goggles and no hat. See more »

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[first lines]
Frank: Baby, check this out. Huh, a power washer? We need one of these.
Sarah: Yeah.
Frank: On the patio in the back yard.
Sarah: Yeah.
Frank: Should we go look at those window treatments?
Sarah: No.
Frank: Do you want one of those hotdogs? They're very good.
Sarah: Baby, you are a heck of a homemaker. You know that? But, um, we, you know, we could just go to dinner. Or...
Frank: Well, you know, if you don't make it...
[...]
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Produced by Doug Hamblin and Allan Kaufman
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Fun... and some more fun
19 July 2013 | by monkeyboxer15See all my reviews

This was a very enjoyable film. The story continues with the retired - and more dangerous than anybody else - agents. Frank and his comrades find themselves treading all over the globe and finding conflict at each stop.

If you haven't seen the first film, you can still enjoy this piece. You won't understand all of the relationships immediately, but the story stands on its own. And it does a very good job at that.

The movie was so much fun. It had clever and well-thought out jokes throughout the film. The jokes kept coming and were very skillfully timed.

The action was thrilling. Along with the jokes, non-stop action to get your blood pumping filled this film. They kept the same feel of cool, unreasonable stunts and explosions from the first movie, but they also added a lot more hand-to-hand combat, which was still very amusing to watch and excellently choreographed.

The acting was great and the story was well-written with actual twists. The soundtrack and sound effects made all the guns and explosions that much more convincing and enjoyable.

This film had a much higher body count than the last one, but still managed to keep it pretty light-hearted. If you liked the first one, this film will not disappoint. If you haven't seen the first one it's still very entertaining to watch.


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