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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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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 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

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

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Country:

France | USA

Language:

English | Mandarin | Cantonese

Release Date:

10 June 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Now You See Me 2 See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$90,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$22,383,146, 12 June 2016

Gross USA:

$65,075,540

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$334,897,606
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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Isla Fisher, and her replacement Lizzy Caplan, appeared in Bachelorette (2012). See more »

Goofs

In the magic shop in Macau, both Morgan Freeman and Mark Ruffalo's characters refer to speaking Mandarin. In Macau, they speak Cantonese Chinese, not Mandarin Chinese. See more »

Quotes

Jack Wilder: Chase! As you stare into my eyes, you will find that you want to sleep!
[Chase's head slumps forward]
Jack Wilder: When you wake, you will beg for Merrritt's forgiveness and realize that you will never be half the man he is.
[Jack wakes Chase with a slap]
Chase McKinney: Merritt, I am so, so very, very sorry about how pathetic your pupil is. Hey, a little hint on your technique of surprise. It lacks that all-essential little element of surprise!
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An enjoyable Magic Movie
5 June 2016 | by Pandamonium360See all my reviews

The sequel to the 2013 surprise hit Now You See Me. This movie brings back Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo, Woody Harrelson, Dave Franco, Morgan Freeman and replaces Isla Fisher with Lizzy Caplan which in this movie makes sense and works well for what they are given.

This movie takes place about a year and a half after the first movie ended, the horsemen have been in hiding since then. Because of that they have become bored and want to get back into the limelight and showoff their magical abilities. However in doing so they are caught by Daniel Radcliffe's Walter and forced to commit some more magical heist but instead for the wrong reasons.

When this movie started I was worried that it would be a rehash of the first film, the horsemen use their magic to bring down a big corporation but as the movie continues the story takes a turn for the better and introduces the new characters and ideas.

When it comes to the performances Mark Ruffalo is great in whatever movie he is in, Dave Franco did the best with what he was given, Daniel Radcliffe showed some range playing a villain and Woody Harrleson is one of the funniest actors currently working.

The only negatives for this film is that it is a slight downfall from the first movie because the first was such a unique experience and seeing it a second time will never be as impressive. Jesse Eisenberg plays his same kind of character, egotistical maniac. Most of the moments that didn't revolve around the magic and illusion where a little slow and Woody Harrleson for some reason plays two characters in this movie, which at time felt very strange and a little unneeded.

Overall this is an enjoyable magic heist movie with some funny moments, good acting, a great cast and one of the best heist moments involving a playing card. Overall I recommend this, especially if you enjoyed the first one or enjoy fun movies.

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