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

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10 June 2016 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Now You See Me: The Second Act  »

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$90,000,000 (estimated)

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$22,383,146 (USA) (10 June 2016)

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$65,030,563 (USA) (19 August 2016)
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Actor connection: Mark Ruffalo and Morgan Freeman come together in this film, but both have been in a David Fincher film; Mark in Zodiac (2007), and Morgan in Se7en (1995). See more »

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While Chase and Merritt are drinking in the bar, in one shot Chase is wearing sunglasses, in the next shot the sunglasses have disappeared. See more »

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Merritt McKinney: Have I ever told you about the guy who screwed me over everything? This is my twin brother Chase.
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Written by Traditional, arr. by Cheng Yu
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Disappointing computer magic..
19 August 2016 | by (Greece) – See all my reviews

Unlike the first one, which had a few plot holes, but a fairly convoluted and charming plot, this one is empty.

The characters are lacking in substance, the magic acts are now obviously computer generated and thus boring. I mean if you go for computer generated magic, go full harry potter. The plot is predictable at times, cliché (evil twin? what is this a soap opera?) and face palm worthy the rest of the time. And it actually detracts from the art of magic. Which is a shame.

Acting is not bad, Morgan Freeman can't go wrong really. Woody Harrelson always a fun actor to watch. Anyway , it is the script and impossible without CGI magic acts that ruins this for me.

Hope they make better decisions in the 3rd part. Which I sincerely hope they will do , if not for anything else , to make amends for this one


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