• Released
  • August 16, 2013
  • R , 1 hr 43 min
  • Action/Adventure
    Comedy
  • 2,968 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: Kick-Ass joins a team of amateur superheroes and tangles with the villain formerly called Red Mist.

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Critic Ratings

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The Hollywood Reporter

By John DeFore
The film delivers almost exactly what fans of the first installment are hoping for.
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70

Village Voice

By Alan Scherstuhl
The most welcome change is the tone. Wadlow has decided he's making a straight-up comedy, and he demonstrates a knack for it.
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63

New York Post

By Kyle Smith
I do get a chuckle out of movies with wildly inappropriate behavior, rude language and ultramayhem, especially when they involve children,...
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63

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
Tone isn't the movie's sole problem. There's something off-putting about Christopher Mitz-Plasse as the chief bad guy.
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60

Time Out London

The best thing about ‘Kick-Ass’ was Moretz, and Hit-Girl still gets the best lines. Like the first film, Kick-Ass 2 pulls the reality of...
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60

Total Film

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A fun if sporadically schizoid return to one of the brighter, brasher comic-bookers of recent years.
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60

Variety

By Justin Chang
As diverting as this action-packed caper often is, it feels not just weightless but emotionally and morally stunted whenever it veers into...
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60

Empire

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A more modest success than the first "Kick-Ass," but still of-a-piece with its scurrilous predecessor. Nobody flies a jet-pack up a...
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56

Film.com

By William Goss
Faithful to the superficial thrills and flaws of the original.
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38

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Kick-Ass is a prime example of a movie that never should have bothered with a sequel. Not only is its successor played-out, but it revels...
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I loved it. It was fast paced, no needless filler. Definitely worth it. Sad I waited so long to watch it....

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Rated R | For Strong violence, pervasive language, crude and sexual content, and brief nudity
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Not for kids Insanely violent sequel lacks humor, originality.
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