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Now You See Me 2
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Directed by Jon M. Chu
Produced by Bobby Cohen
Alex Kurtzman
Roberto Orci
Screenplay by Ed Solomon
Starring Jesse Eisenberg
Mark Ruffalo
Woody Harrelson
Dave Franco
Daniel Radcliffe
Lizzy Caplan
Jay Chou
Sanaa Lathan
Michael Caine
Morgan Freeman
Music by Brian Tyler
Cinematography Peter Deming
Editing by Stan Salfas
Studio K/O Paper Products
TIK Films
Distributed by Summit Entertaiment
Release date(s) June 6, 2016
(New York City)
June 10, 2016
(United States)
Running time 129 minutes
Country 200px-Flag of the United States (Pantone).svg
Language English
Budget $90 million
Box office $53.9 million

Now You See Me 2 is a 2016 American caper thriller film directed by Jon M. Chu and written by Ed Solomon. It is a sequel to the 2013 film Now You See Me and it stars Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo, Woody Harrelson, Dave Franco, Daniel Radcliffe, Lizzy Caplan, Jay Chou, Sanaa Lathan, Michael Caine and Morgan Freeman. It was released on June 10, 2016 by Summit Entertaiment.


After fleeing from a stage show, the illusionists (Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson) known as the Four Horsemen find themselves in more trouble in Macau, China. Devious tech wizard Walter Mabry (Daniel Radcliffe) forces the infamous magicians to steal a powerful chip that can control all of the world's computers. Meanwhile, vengeful FBI agent Dylan Rhodes (Mark Ruffalo) hatches his own plot against Thaddeus Bradley (Morgan Freeman), the man he blames for the death of his father.



Critical responseEdit

Now You See Me 2 has received mixed reviews from critics. On Rotten Tomatoes, the film has a rating of 34%, based on 113 reviews, with an average rating of 4.9/10. The site's critical consensus reads, "Now You See Me 2 packs in even more twists and turns than its predecessor, but in the end, it has even less hiding up its sleeve." On Metacritic, the film has a score of 48 out of 100, based on 30 critics, indicating "mixed or average reviews". Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of "A–" on an A+ to F scale, the same score earned by its predecessor.

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