F/X 2: The Deadly Art of Illusion
F/X 2: The Deadly Art of Illusion (1991)

In F/X 2: The Deadly Art of Illusion, Bryan Brown returns as movie special-effects designer Rollie Tyler. Having barely escaped with his life after being duped and exploited by the villains in the first F/X, he isn't too eager to… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: June 13, 2000
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Critic Score: 36% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

There should be a special category for movies that are neither good nor bad, but simply excessive.

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Chuck O'Leary
FulvueDrive-in.com

A mediocre sequel that lacks the punch of its highly entertaining predecessor.

Richard Freedman
Tulsa World

F/X fans will find themselves enjoying more than a mere sense of deja-vu.

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Rob Thomas
Capital Times (Madison, WI)

Lacks the spark and flair of the original.

Steve Newton
Georgia Straight

The plot twists, the originality of the FX, and the interaction between Brown and Dennehy make up for minor weaknesses.

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Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com

Fairly uninspired sequel to a movie that didn't really need one.


Flixster Audience Score: 35% Flixster User Reviews
Dean McKenna
This sequel is more exciting and great special effects with Bryan Brown than the original. Brown seeks the help of ex-cop Brian Dennehy when he gets into… More
Anthony Valletta
Half-hearted followup to the first film isn't nearly as good.