Kick-Ass 2
Kick-Ass 2 (2013)

His heroic antics having inspired a citywide wave of masked vigilantes, Kick-Ass (Aaron Taylor-Johnson) joins their ranks to help clean up the streets, only to face a formidable challenge when the vengeful Red Mist (Christopher… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: December 17, 2013
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Critic Score: 29% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Kick-Ass 2 falls short in its attempt to emulate the original's unique blend of ultra-violence and ironic humor.

Wesley Morris

All the wonder and surprise of the first movie is gone. It's just aping the violence in other movies and other comic books.

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Michael Sragow
Orange County Register

Even the novelty of a deadly, blasphemous Hit-Girl wears off, and all that's left is over-the-top violence and under-the-belt humor.

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Tom Clift
Movie Mezzanine

Tonally disastrous, the movie attempts to depict gruesome violence as serious one moment and hysterically entertaining the next.

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Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger

If it works at all, fitfully, it's because of the precociously talented and in-control Moretz, who basically carries the entire film on her own small shoulders.

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Chris Nashawaty
Entertainment Weekly

What was once shocking now just elicits a shrug.

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Martin Roberts
Fan The Fire

The new ensemble is underused, but the central duo of Kick-Ass and Hit Girl are still likable, even if Hit Girl runs away with the film.

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John DeFore
Hollywood Reporter

Sequel offers exactly the blend of R-rated nastiness and candy-colored action fans expect.

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Adam Nayman
Globe and Mail

The year's most unpleasant movie.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

A disappointingly half-baked sequel...

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Flixster Audience Score: 58% Flixster User Reviews
James Alvarez
Everything good about the original is missing from this mess.
Manu Gino
You Can't Fight Your Destiny. Great Action Comedy Movie! Kick-Ass 2 is full of intense action and hilarious comedy, it is one of the best mixes and on… More
familiar stranger
This one really kicked it hard to be a PITA to get through the first hour. The first hour is extremely pathetic. After that, it becomes tolerable. I liked Chloe… More
MisterYoda ?
three stars
Everett Johnson
I loved the first "Kick Ass" and was pretty stoked for the sequel until I read reviews. The reviews were pretty bad, so I decided not to see it in… More
Candy Rose
Hit girl tries to lead a normal life but has to join the first superhero team to defeat Red Mist. Violent movie.