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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.

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Jon M. Chu

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Ed Solomon (screenplay by), Ed Solomon (story by) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

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
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Storyline

One year after outwitting the FBI 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

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Country:

France | USA

Language:

English | Mandarin | Cantonese

Release Date:

9 June 2016 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

Now You See Me: The Second Act See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$90,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$22,383,146, 12 June 2016, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$65,075,540

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$334,901,337
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Dolby Atmos | DTS (DTS: X)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Mark Ruffalo and Morgan Freeman appeared in this film, both have been in a David Fincher film; Mark in Zodiac (2007), and Morgan in Se7en (1995). See more »

Goofs

The emergency exit sign in the private jet in the end is for buildings not aircraft. See more »

Quotes

Dylan Rhodes: Come on, you're the one who said that you believe that this road led to the great wizard behind the curtain.
Thaddeus Bradley: I did.
Dylan Rhodes: And that you'd finally get to look him in the eyes.
Thaddeus Bradley: [smiles] I am.
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Featured in Now You See Me 2: The Art of the Ensemble (2016) See more »

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Freedom
Written by Pharrell Williams, Vin Rock (as Vincent E. Brown), DJ Kay Gee (as Keir Gist), Anthony 'Treach' Criss (as Anthony Shawn Criss)
Performed by Pharrell Williams
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Dull, cheap and no where near the prequel
15 June 2016 | by KhangNg19See all my reviews

While the first installation was enjoyable, the second one does not live up. The plot was bland and dull and dragging. The dialogue was dry and just downright stupid. The magic tricks were OK (and unnecessary), but there was no wow factor. No jaw-dropping revealing or mind hack or anything like that. If the first movie keeps you guessing until the final scene, then Now You See Me 2 just basically tells the whole story in a straight line. It's just plain bad

To pair with the bad plot, the acting was also horrid. Lizzy Caplan was beyond tragic. There is no charisma in her character at all. Replacing Isla Fisher was a really bad move. And when you thought: "Well, at least Michael Caine or Morgan Freeman will provide some top-notch acting?", you were wrong. Their characters are just so dull that even their talents can not save them.


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