Mission: Impossible 2 (2000)
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as McCloy's Accountant
as McCloy's Chemist
as Biocyte Security Guard No. 2
as Relief Pilot
as Dr. Gradsky
as Biocyte Security Guard No. 1
as Prison Guard No. 2
as Mission Commander (uncredited)
as Biocyte Security Guard No. 3
as Flamenco Dancer No. 1
as Flamenco Dancer No. 2
as Flamenco Dancer No. 3
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as Senor De L'Arena
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Newton is just about the best thing about M:I-2, playing a thinly written and cryptically motivated character with such charisma that one hangs on every lifting eyebrow and seductive smile.
"M:I-2," as the new Mission: Impossible is tagged, is a slick, expensive, bullet-ridden thriller that is oddly dull -- the last thing you'd expect.
Woo lays on his own particular high-octane stylishness so thick the results edge perilously toward self-parody.
If the first movie was entertaining as sound, fury and movement, this one is more evolved, more confident, more sure-footed in the way it marries minimal character development to seamless action.
For all my profound reservations about the whole project, I wound up liking it more, or, at least disliking it less, than I had anticipated. Thandie Newton is the biggest reason.
Audience Reviews for Mission: Impossible 2
Not a bad movie if you are just looking for great action but mentally it's hard for me to accept this movie as a sequel to the original because it feels too atheistically and tonally different. Heck, it feels that way even compared to the movies that came afterwards. Where the original DePalma classic aimed for a classy Hitchockian presentation, MI 2 (Helmed this time around by action movie legend John Woo) is more in keeping with over-the-top James Bond films of the 90's...except more EXTREME!!! (Needless to say, this entry has not aged quite as well as it's predecessor) Okay, I won't mince words, the story is ultra-silly and over-the-top. That's to be expected from John Woo, who is the King of over-the-top, except here it goes too far at times, especially in the film's draggy third act complete with a drawn-out motorbike chase and Street Fighter-esque acrobatic fights. Decent viewing if you are just looking for great action, but otherwise this is arguably the most skippable entry in the MI franchise.
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