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The Equalizer 2 (2018)

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Robert McCall serves an unflinching justice for the exploited and oppressed, but how far will he go when that is someone he loves?

Director:

Antoine Fuqua

Writers:

Richard Wenk, Michael Sloan (based on the television series created by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Denzel Washington ... Robert McCall
Pedro Pascal ... Dave York
Ashton Sanders ... Miles Whittaker
Orson Bean ... Sam Rubinstein
Bill Pullman ... Brian Plummer
Melissa Leo ... Susan Plummer
Jonathan Scarfe ... Resnik
Sakina Jaffrey ... Fatima
Kazy Tauginas ... Ari
Garrett Golden Garrett Golden ... Kovac (as Garrett A. Golden)
Adam Karst ... Turkish Father
Alican Barlas ... Dining Car Porter
Rhys Olivia Cote ... Nine Year Old Braelick Girl (as Rhys Cote)
Tamara Hickey ... Grace Braelick
Ken Baltin Ken Baltin ... Grace Braelick's Lawyer
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Storyline

Director Antoine Fuqua reunites with Denzel Washington in this sequel to 2014's The Equalizer. Washington resumes his role as Robert McCall: a retired CIA Black Ops operative who now works as a Lyft driver and moonlights as a vigilante. When his long-time friend is murdered he embarks on a relentless, globe-trotting quest for vengeance. Written by heyitsnuel

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Don't Go To War With Him. See more »

Genres:

Action | Crime | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for brutal violence throughout, language, and some drug content | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Trivia

Denzel Washington wanted the fight scenes he participated in to be as realistic as possible. So they brought in fighter, Tyron Woodley to train Denzel for his fight scenes. See more »

Goofs

The Belgian hotel's hallways have North American-style exit signs, beige quadrilaterals with "EXIT" illuminated in red letters. European-style exit signs are usually white-and-green rectangles, showing a stick figure running towards an open door. See more »

Quotes

Robert McCall: What you do, what you become, is not my concern. The world is full of so-called "men" like you, and, in a perfect world, everything we do comes with a price, but this ain't a perfect world. People do bad things. If you're lucky, you get a chance to set it right, but most of the time it goes unpunished. This ain't one of them times. The mistake you made was you killed my friend. So, I'm gonna kill each and every one of you, and the only disappointment in it for me is that I only get to do it ...
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Alternate Versions

Most UK releases are pre-cut for a 15 certificate, reducing scenes of "strong violence and gore". The following footage was removed, totaling 11s of cuts:
  • an already broken arm being further twisted
  • two knives being pulled upwards in a man's body at the end of a stabbing
  • a gory shot of insides hanging out after an explosion
  • a man's spine being severed before he's thrown off a building
The 4K version is uncut and rated 18. See more »

Connections

Featured in Denzel as McCall: Round Two (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

In a Sentimental Mood
Written by Duke Ellington
Performed by Duke Ellington and John Coltrane
Courtesy of The Verve Music Group
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Denzel Washington save The Equalizer movie again
20 May 2020 | by pedroborges-90881See all my reviews

Pretty much like the first one Denzel make the film watchable and cool, a over the top history but also with feelings.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English | French | Turkish | Hebrew | Arabic | Spanish

Release Date:

20 July 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Boston, Massachusetts, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$62,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$36,011,640, 22 July 2018

Gross USA:

$102,084,362

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$190,400,157
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Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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