• Released
  • May 2, 2014
  • (Limited)
  • R , 1 hr 44 min
  • Action/Adventure
    Suspense/Thriller
The Protector 2 Synopsis
A murder throws a man into a race to prove his innocence and find the killer.

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Critic Ratings

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The Playlist

By Drew Taylor
If The Protector 2 was dour, then it would also become totally unconvincing. Sure, it's silly, but it's also wildly entertaining and...
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67

Entertainment Weekly

By Darren Franich
Thai martial-arts maestro Tony Jaa’s newest film overloads on terrible F/X that rob the film of the actor’s usual brute-force balleticism.
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60

Village Voice

By Nick Schager
Director Prachya Pinkaew's hectic editing and breakneck pacing turns the action spastic, and his lack of interest in anything approaching...
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42

The A.V. Club

By Ignatiy Vishnevetsky
In brief spurts, the film is funny, but taken as a whole, it feels like a waste of talent. Cheesiness should not be the most memorable...
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40

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
It’s a shame to see both actor and director play things so safe. Not only is much of the choreography reminiscent of their better films,...
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40

The Dissolve

By Scott Tobias
The bigger The Protector 2 gets, the further it gets away from Jaa’s basic appeals.
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40

New York Magazine (Vulture)

By Bilge Ebiri
Slipshod and tiresome, The Protector 2 is more than a misfire, it’s a betrayal.
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40

The New York Times

By Daniel M. Gold
With jokes and computer-generated spectacles diluting the action, this is not one for fight-film purists.
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40

The Hollywood Reporter

By John DeFore
Another deep disappointment for fans of the raw, exciting "Ong Bak."
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38

RogerEbert.com

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I’m upset because he’s doing such cheesy wire work, and because the CGI effects he’s interacting with are so lame.
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By Kaylee1819
Wasn't all that...

Refund please

By williamwall405
The protector 2 does not protect the greatness from the first film. This film did not compliment Tony Jaa's martial arts ability and the story was very poor. This films does not deliver on multiple...

The protector 2

By carlterry81
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Rated R | For for violence and profanity
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 16 & under Extremely poor martial arts sequel has strong violence.
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