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: August 16, 2013
DVD Release Date: December 17, 2013
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Critic Score: 32% 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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John DeFore
Hollywood Reporter

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

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Sarah Marrs

The only nice thing I can say about Kick-Ass 2 is that the score by Henry Jackman (Wreck-It Ralph) and Matthew Margeson (Skyline) was pretty cool. Other than that-gross.

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Ali Arikan

Solve a crossword puzzle. Call grandma. Do whatever you like. But don't see this reprehensible movie.

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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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Candice Frederick
Reel Talk Online

While the character development and underlying premise of this installment are far more eloquently stated than they were in the first film, Kick-Ass 2, like its characters, suffers at times from a dual identity.

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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.

Chris Nashawaty
Entertainment Weekly

What was once shocking now just elicits a shrug.

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Sonny Bunch
Washington Free Beacon

In trading a modestly subversive critique for a modestly successful romp, Kick-Ass 2 falls short of the expectations set by its predecessor.

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Flixster Audience Score: 57% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalh„es
By trying to combine an idiotic slapstick humor and the graphic violence that characterized the first film, the result is an irregular sequel that, even if… 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
Jens S.
Decent sequel that does not quite reach the level of fun the original film did. It's particularly disturbing how similar Hit-Girls storyline is to the… More
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
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