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The Equalizer 2 (2018)

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Robert McCall serves an unflinching justice for the exploited and oppressed, but how far will he go when that is someone he loves?

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Antoine Fuqua

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Richard Wenk, Michael Sloan (based on the television series created by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Denzel Washington ... Robert McCall
Pedro Pascal ... Dave York
Ashton Sanders ... Miles Whittaker
Orson Bean ... Sam Rubinstein
Bill Pullman ... Brian Plummer
Melissa Leo ... Susan Plummer
Jonathan Scarfe ... Resnik
Sakina Jaffrey ... Fatima
Kazy Tauginas ... Ari
Garrett Golden ... Kovac (as Garrett A. Golden)
Adam Karst ... Turkish Father
Alican Barlas ... Dining Car Porter
Rhys Olivia Cote ... Nine Year Old Braelick Girl (as Rhys Cote)
Tamara Hickey ... Grace Braelick
Ken Baltin Ken Baltin ... Grace Braelick's Lawyer
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Storyline

Director Antoine Fuqua reunites with Denzel Washington in this sequel to 2014's The Equalizer. Washington resumes his role as Robert McCall: a retired CIA Black Ops operative who works as a security guard and moonlights as a vigilante. When his long-time friend Melissa Leo Susan Plummer) is murdered, he embarks on a relentless, globe-trotting quest for vengeance.

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There will be consequences. See more »

Genres:

Action | Crime | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for brutal violence throughout, language, and some drug content | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | French | Turkish | Hebrew

Release Date:

20 July 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Equalizer 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

Boston, Massachusetts, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$62,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$36,011,640, 22 July 2018, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$102,084,362, 20 September 2018

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$124,229,992, 19 August 2018
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Technical Specs

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

This was the fourth film Denzel Washington and director Antoine Fuqua worked on together. See more »

Goofs

The gun battle at the end of the movie takes place during in a violent storm. But some precision shooting is being done without the wind affecting the trajectory of the bullets. See more »

Quotes

Robert McCall: There are two kinds of pain in this world. The pain that hurts, the pain that alters.
[In Turkish]
Robert McCall: Today, you get to choose.
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Connections

Follows The Equalizer (2014) See more »

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Sucker For Pain
Written by Alex da Kid (as Alexander Grant), Lil' Wayne (as Dwayne Carter), Wiz Khalifa (as Cameron Thomaz), Wayne Sermon (as Daniel Sermon), Dan Reynolds (as Daniel Reynolds), Ben McKee (as Benjamin McKee), Daniel Platzman, Logic (as Robert Hall), Ty Dolla $ign (as Tyrone Griffin Jr.), and Sam Harris
Produced by Alex da Kid
Performed by Lil' Wayne, Wiz Khalifa & Imagine Dragons with Logic and Ty Dolla $ign (as Ty Dolla $ign) (Feat. X Ambassadors)
Lil Wayne appears courtesy of Cash Money Records
Wiz Khalifa appears courtesy of Rostrum Records/Atlantic Recording Corporation
Imagine Dragons appear courtesy of KIDinaKORNER/Interscope Records
Logic appears courtesy of Def Jam Recordings
Ty Dolla $ign appears courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corporation
X Ambassadors appear courtesy of KIDinaKORNER/Interscope Records
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took long enough!
20 July 2018 | by kowgirltinaSee all my reviews

I was really excited when I started seeing the commercials for EQ2. I read they wanted to make a sequel for years, but nothing really came about. I really enjoy action/adventure movies, so this was right up my alley.

The story line was similar to the first one- Denzel helping those who have been wronged, but there is a new location, new job, and new characters.

There is enough action and suspense, and not a ton of CGI like other movies, which in my opinion, makes this a little more believable. You get a couple of twists and turns here and there and Denzel's acting really fits the role.

I judge a movie on whether it's good enough to see again, and I would definitely see it again!


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