Now You See Me 2

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Now You See Me 1Now You See Me 2 is the sequel about the magicians Four Horsemen who have won the admiration of the public with their Robin Hood-style shows and spectacles. A year after they outwitted the FBI they are back and this time they are to expose the unethical practices of a tech magnate.

Walter Mabry is a tech prodigy who is interested in stealing a micro chip that has the ability to control any computer in the world. With their vanishing acts, Walter wanted to use the Four Horsemen to steal the micro chip Now You See Me 2for him. He helped the Four Horsemen “vanish” during a show and has them transported to Macau, China where the micro chip is located.

While the first installment is lighthearted, fun and filled with mysticism, the sequel is somewhat dark with a lot twists and turns but the plot is still easy to follow as it is very well laid out. It is explained how they “vanish” and how they do their tricks.

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Overall the movie is as entertaining as the first one although both movies are quite different which made the sequel necessary unlike most sequels. While it lacks certain flair from the first movie, Now You See Me 2 still has plenty of thrilling magical acts with the plot tightly wounded. This is one good heist movie that is not predictable.

It stars Jesse Eisenberg as J. Daniel Atlas, Mark Ruffalo as Dylan Rhodes, Woody Harrelson as Merritt McKinney, Lizzy Kaplan as Lisa, Daniel Radcliffe as Walter Mabry with Morgan Freeman and Michael Caine in supporting roles. Directed by Jon M. Chu and written by Ed Solomon.

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16 Responses to Now You See Me 2

  1. allisonwatnj says:

    This one is better than the first, better plot and make more sense.

  2. lingmessing says:

    This is slower than the first but much better with better plot like this one better than the first.

  3. vegasgirlmelissa says:

    Has very good spectacle at great proportions loved it super cheesy though but what the heck I enjoyed it.

  4. Much better than the first sequel, has better plot and story better told.

  5. donaltaylor says:

    This is one cool movie, better than the first one.

  6. Greatcook says:

    There are lots of magic here and there but the story is so convoluted. There are so many holes in the plot.

  7. kellyball102 says:

    It is good but not as good as the first one.

  8. The ending is predictable never the less it is entertaining and quite enjoyable to watch better than the first one.

  9. The first movie is fun and so many magic but the sequel is a bit dark and so many holes on the plot but still entertaining. Still prefer the first one though the second one is more cohesive with a better plot.

  10. This is one of the sequels that are better than the original and I don’t understand critics at all. I find it hard to see anything bad about this movie. Critics are so wrong on this one.

  11. texangirl1 says:

    Good movie and highly recommended if you like magic though story is weak and so many gigantic holes on the plot. It is fun but you need to turn your brain off for you to enjoy it.

  12. Loke this better than the first, plot is better unlike the first sequel.

  13. oliviaw21 says:

    It is a surprisingly good movie it holds your attention from start to end.

  14. doglovertoo says:

    I like this better than the first one, there is less mumbo jumbo magic and has a better plot and really easy to follow.

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