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Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance (2011)

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As Johnny Blaze hides out in Eastern Europe, he is called upon to stop the devil, who is trying to take human form.

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(as Neveldine), (as Taylor)

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Cast

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Terrokov
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Krakchev
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Ionut Cristian Lefter ...
Young Johnny Blaze
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Storyline

Johnny Blaze, a man who made a deal with the Devil who called himself Mephistopheles at the time (now Roarke), is on the run trying to make sure no-one is harmed by his alter ego, The Ghost Rider. He is approached by a Monk named Moreau who tells him that he can help be him free of the Rider, but first, he needs Johnny's help to protect a boy, whom Roarke has plans for, to help him take human form. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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He rides again.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of action and violence, some disturbing images, and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

17 February 2012 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Ghost Rider 2  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$57,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$22,115,334, 19 February 2012, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$51,774,002

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$149,217,355
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Previous incarnation of the Devil that are shown include Vlad the Impaler, Joseph Stalin, a clown (possibly referencing John Wayne Gacy), and Jerry Springer. See more »

Goofs

The view through the Command Launch Unit (CLU) of the FGM-148 Javelin missile launcher is depicted as green night vision. The Javelin actually has a black and white, infra-red thermal sight, meaning hotter objects appear white. See more »

Quotes

Ray Carrigan: [after Roarke turns him into Blackout] What did you do to me?
Roarke: I gave you a second chance, you're a little less than alive, now. but also more!
[tosses a piece of wood to Blackout which crumbles]
Roarke: See, I've given you power. The power of decay... of darkness.
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Connections

References Kwaidan (1964) See more »

Soundtracks

Turn It Out
Written by Sebastien Grainger and Jesse Keeler
Performed by Death From Above 1979
Courtesy of Last Gang Records Inc.
and Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp./Vice Records
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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User Reviews

 
Visually Entertaining!
4 August 2013 | by See all my reviews

I don't know what to make of Ghost Rider: The Spirit of Vengeance. I know it's laughably bad, but I couldn't help being entertained. The first film was actually a decent, enjoyable film, but the sequel is more campy and has a different tone. The story is very dumb, compared to the first film. But the visuals are excellent. I loved the look of the Ghost Rider and his charred skull.

Neveldine and Taylor's film brings about the return of the Ghost Rider. Johnny Blaze has been hiding out in the remote parts of Europe, but he returns when the Church recruits his help to help protect a boy, whom has the Devil after him so he can use the boy's body.

Nic Cage delivers another over-the-top performance as Johnny Blaze and despite some amusing moments, it did get old and stale after awhile. Idris Elba does a good job as the Church guy and Ciarin Hinds is decent as the Devil.

Overall, this is a over-the-top superhero film that doesn't deserve widespread hate, but still is pretty bad. But what I mean by bad is the film is "good" bad. I found it somewhat entertaining and a nice way to spend an hour and a half. The story/script is just plain silly, but the visuals are very good. I rate this film 7/10.


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