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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

Writers:

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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Trivia

-In July 2018, when asked about the possibility of The Equalizer 3, Fuqua expressed interest in returning to direct. See more »

Goofs

When showing McCall, as a Lyft driver, insisting upon a five star driver rating from a passenger, after avenging that passengers abuse of a young woman, it showed him receiving the rating from that passenger. In fact, Lyft drivers don't actually see the individual rating from specific passengers, rather a rolling average of the previous hundred passengers. 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 »

Soundtracks

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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Worth the Wait
22 July 2018 | by the_remixer08See all my reviews

It's hard to say which one I loved more, but if I think hard enough, I'll give EQ2 a couple of more points over EQ1 but I can't wait to add part two to my collection. I was so emotionally invested in the sequel, but I think that's what makes it so good simply because the stories are more on a personal level and it allows you to see another side of McCall that you could have possibly missed in the first one now that we already know who he is. The action sequences were very well balanced out and kept you on edge. It didn't even feel like I was in there two hours I was so caught up in the journey. Great work. Plan on seeing it again before it leaves theaters


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