Crank 2: High Voltage
Crank 2: High Voltage (2009)

The indestructible hopped-up hitman Chev Chelios, played to the hilt once again by Jason Statham, returns in Crank High Voltage, picking up where the first film left off -- except this time, Chelios is chasing a Chinese gangster who… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: September 8, 2009
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Critic Score
63%
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User Score
49%



Critic Score: 63% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Crank: High Voltage delivers on its promises: a fast-paced, exciting thrill ride that doesn't take itself too seriously.

Rob Nelson
Variety

Yet another D.O.A. for the ADD era.

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Jason Anderson
Toronto Star

Tasteless, trashy and totally over the top, Crank: High Voltage might also be one of the year's most inventive movies. Sometimes, nothing exceeds like excess.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

Plays it to all heights if idiocy where suspense of disbelief is no longer an instrument to the entertainment.

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Stephanie Zacharek
Salon.com

In Crank: High Voltage, Statham just looks miserable, as if appearing in this lousy picture just sucked all the heart right out of him.

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Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail

The movie feels like a form of aversion therapy designed to take the fun out of dumb.

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William Goss
Cinematical

Feels like shock for shock's sake instead of something morbidly inventive like the first one.

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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

Crank: High Voltage, starring Jason Statham as a man with a machine instead of a heart, is boorish, bigoted and borderline pornographic.

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Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel

It's so amped up that High Voltage suffers its own energy shortage well before the finale. It's also every bit as stupid as it sounds.

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Adam Lippe
Examiner.com

Copping to how unrealistic your movie is by excusing it (no, no, it's a video game!), rather than running with it, is a mistake that Taylor and Neveldine never recover from.

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Flixster Audience Score: 49% Flixster User Reviews
Eugene Bernabe
Fast-paced, adrenaline-filled and out-of-place at times. The Neveldine/Taylor combination are back at it with Crank 2: High Voltage, but it's a slight… More
Anthony Lawrie
Crank 2 has even bigger balls than the first. Making a sequel was a risky concept, seeing as he died in the first film and all but then it's not really a… More
Phil Hubbs
High octane isn't the word with this flick, 'Grand Theft Auto' on speed with a firecracker up its arse more like haha. This is pure and utter… More
Matt Goodman
Flawed flawed flawed flawed. But what a fun movie. I was glad to see Chev Chelios again. Mark and Brian "just juiced" up the movies! I really hope… More
Kevin Cookman
Gleefully offensive, satirical, brutally violent, racist, and hectic. One of the most insane, irreverent, and politically incorrect films I've ever seen.
Kristijonas Fussman
Wow. Get ready. Neveldine + Taylor didn't break their promise to us, and instead they delivered a concoction of glorious ADD-induced mayhem not seen since… More

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