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Atlas Shrugged II: The Strike (2012)

PG-13 | | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi | 12 October 2012 (USA)
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Railroad owner Dagny Taggart and steel mogul Henry Rearden search desperately for the inventor of a revolutionary motor as the U.S. government continues to spread its control over the national economy.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Quentin Daniels
... Henry Rearden
... Judge Glesie
... Gwen
Rebecca Dunn ... Female Friend
... James Taggart
... Luke Stone
... Judge Beckston
... Reception Guest #1
... Ken Danagger
... Ted Killman
... Leonard Small
... Giselle
Amy Hedrick ... Laura Bradford
... Dave Mitchum
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The global economy is on the brink of collapse. Unemployment tops 24%. Gas is $42 per gallon. Railroads are the main transportation. Brilliant creators, from artists to industrialists, are mysteriously disappearing. Dagny Taggart, COO of Taggart Transcontinental, has discovered an answer to the mounting energy crisis - a prototype of a motor that draws energy from static electricity. But, until she finds its creator, it's useless. It's a race against time. And someone is watching. Written by Producers - Atlas Shrugged

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Atlas Shrugged: Part 2 - Either-Or  »

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$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,746,025, 14 October 2012, Wide Release

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$3,333,823, 23 November 2012
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All of the roles from Atlas Shrugged: Part I (2011) were recast. See more »

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Steam locomotives were still in use back in 1957 when the book was published, however they had long passed from the scene by 2016 which is the year that the movie is set in. Staying faithful to to the crash as described in the novel created what can be considered a possible anachronism. See more »

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Followed by Atlas Shrugged: Who Is John Galt? (2014) See more »

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A big disappointment
25 October 2012 | by See all my reviews

I had liked Part I very much and was waiting to see Part II as soon as it was available in our local theater. What a let down it was. I could accept that the key roles were played by different people than in Part I. But the actress who played Dagny was a big let down. She just did not fit the image of the smart, tough and independent Dagny. The director portrayed her as a sexy woman by focusing too much on her cleavage and showing her chest in almost all shots. Her acting was also not impressive. It was not so in Part I even though it included sexual scenes. I was hoping that Part II would be as good or better than Part I and I was going to buy both DVD's for my collection. But now now. I cannot say anything good about this movie.


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