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Now You See Me 2 (2016)

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The Four Horsemen resurface, and are forcibly recruited by a tech genius to pull off their most impossible heist yet.


Jon M. Chu


Ed Solomon (screenplay by), Ed Solomon (story by) | 3 more credits »
2,002 ( 189)
4 nominations. See more awards »





Cast overview, first billed only:
Jesse Eisenberg ... J. Daniel Atlas
Mark Ruffalo ... Dylan Rhodes
Woody Harrelson ... Merritt McKinney / Chase McKinney
Dave Franco ... Jack Wilder
Daniel Radcliffe ... Walter Mabry
Lizzy Caplan ... Lula
Jay Chou ... Li
Sanaa Lathan ... Deputy Director Natalie Austin
Michael Caine ... Arthur Tressler
Morgan Freeman ... Thaddeus Bradley
David Warshofsky ... Agent Cowan
Tsai Chin ... Bu Bu
William Henderson William Henderson ... Young Dylan
Richard Laing ... Lionel Shrike
Henry Lloyd-Hughes ... Allen Scott-Frank


One year after outwitting the F.B.I. and winning the public's adulation with their Robin Hood-style magic spectacles, The Four Horsemen resurface for a comeback performance in hopes of exposing the unethical practices of a tech magnate. The man behind their vanishing act is none other than Walter Mabry, a tech prodigy who threatens the Horsemen into pulling off their most impossible heist yet. Their only hope is to perform one last unprecedented stunt to clear their names and reveal the mastermind behind it all. Written by Production

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Reappearing June 10 See more »

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for violence and some language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Did You Know?


In the first movie, J. Daniel Atlas had long black hair. In this movie, Atlas has very short black hair, due to Jesse Eisenberg's participation in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016), where at the end of the movie, Lex Luthor's hair is shaved off, to be completely bald, when he is sent to prison. See more »


In the first film: When Alma Dray is reading the newspaper in Paris, she reads an old article about Lionel Shrike's death happening in the 70s. But in the beginning of the sequel Lionel Shrike's death takes place in 1984. See more »


Li: My grandmother wants to know, why plastic? Plastic is cheap.
J. Daniel Atlas: Sorry. Yeah, we need plastic because we're... uh. We're going through a very sensitive metal detector, okay? So plastic, nothing. Metal...
[Atlas waves his hands and makes alarm sounds]
J. Daniel Atlas: It detects.
[Bu Bu speaks Mandarin, also waving her hands and mimicking alarm sounds]
J. Daniel Atlas: What did she say?
Li: She said just because you're talking slowly and waving your hands, doesn't mean she can suddenly understand English.
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Featured in Now You See Me 2: Bringing Magic to Life (2016) See more »


This Magic Moment
Written by Mort Shuman, Doc Pomus
Performed by The Drifters
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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User Reviews

Nice film with great magical performances
13 June 2016 | by zehra_theReviewerSee all my reviews

Among the other movies in the theaters this week, this is a good choice to spend your two hours..

I think the age warning of above 13 for this movie is actually right. My advice is that if you're above 40, it may not entertain you because this film doesn't include much logic among some events that follow one another.

Another thing is that this is also a movie about a struggle of saving the world from the bad guys. There many movies like that but this movie saves itself from being boring with the humor & sarcasm of the characters. Magics which we cannot come across in real life help a lot to take the movie to a higher position in the audience's point of view.

Best parts of the film:

1. The voyage of the horsemen after they jump through the tunnel.

2. When four of the horsemen are together in a room where they are being searched for a possible theft.

3. The magical performances of the horsemen in a city center at a special day of the year.

4. The audience may not guess how the film will end, will the horsemen succeed or not?

5. There may be a 3rd film of this series.

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France | USA


English | Mandarin | Cantonese

Release Date:

10 June 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Now You See Me 2 See more »


Box Office


$90,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$22,383,146, 12 June 2016

Gross USA:


Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos | DTS (DTS: X)



Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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