• Released
  • April 17, 2009
  • R , 1 hr 25 min
  • Action/Adventure
  • 484 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: Chev Chelios (Jason Statham) chases the Chinese mobster who stole his almost indestructible heart.

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75

TV Guide

This time, the adrenalized formula is even more unpredictable, with twists, turns, curves, and splurges taking the viewer on a...
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75

Entertainment Weekly

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The result, an eye-popping strobe of flesh and blood, is as visually stunning as it is absurdly offensive, sure to thrill some while...
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63

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
Crank 2: High Voltage is the freak show act at a carnival. It's so over-the-top that the phrase ceases to have meaning in this context....
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60

Empire

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Proof that you can make good movies based on video games, as long as you don't bother making a video game first. Juice us up for Crank 3D.
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60

Los Angeles Times

The movie thrives on absurdity and outrage, calculating that at some point you'll give in to its gonzo energies and go along for the ride.
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50

Premiere

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If you have a propensity for motion sickness you would be best served staying away. This movie is Tarantino on speed, and without focus and...
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
Follows the same formula as the first, with one difference: They've managed to ramp up the action and vulgarity beyond the insane heights...
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40

Austin Chronicle

By Marc Savlov
Laughably and knowingly preposterous, cheerfully un-PC, and violent in a way that makes the myriad slaphappy deaths of Wile E. Coyote seem...
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38

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Imagine some very smart people setting out to make a very naughty action film and shooting themselves in the foot. Voila: Crank: High...
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25

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Liam Lacey
The movie feels like a form of aversion therapy designed to take the fun out of dumb.
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Rated R | For for frenetic strong bloody violence throughout, crude and graphic sexual content, nudity and pervasive language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says not for kids Grisly, gory, over-the-top action-parody isn't for kids.
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