Horrible Bosses 2

December 26th, 2014







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Horrible Bosses 2

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Plot
Dale, Kurt and Nick decide to start their own business but things don't go as planned because of a slick investor, prompting the trio to pull off a harebrained and misguided kidnapping scheme.

Release Year: 2014

Rating: 6.8/10 (723 voted)

Critic's Score: 38/100

Director: Sean Anders

Stars: Jason Bateman, Jason Sudeikis, Charlie Day

Storyline
Fed up with answering to higher-ups, Nick, Dale and Kurt decide to become their own bosses by launching their own business. But a slick investor soon pulls the rug out from under them. Outplayed and desperate, and with no legal recourse, the three would-be entrepreneurs hatch a misguided plan to kidnap the investor's adult son and ransom him to regain control of their company.

Writers: Sean Anders, John Morris

Cast:
Jason Bateman - Nick Hendricks
Jason Sudeikis - Kurt Buckman
Charlie Day - Dale Arbus
Jennifer Aniston - Dr. Julia Harris, D.D.S.
Kevin Spacey - Dave Harken
Jamie Foxx - Dean "MF" Jones
Chris Pine - Rex Hanson
Christoph Waltz - Bert Hanson
Jonathan Banks - Detective Hatcher
Lindsay Sloane - Stacy Arbus
Keegan-Michael Key - Mike
Kelly Stables - Rachel
Jerry Lambert - Skip
Sam Richardson - Producer
Brianne Howey - Candy



Details

Official Website: Official Facebook | Official site |

Country: USA

Language: English

Release Date: 26 November 2014

Filming Locations: Los Angeles, California, USA

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This is the first sequel Jennifer Aniston has ever done in her entire career. See more »

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Rating: 3/10

Though I quite enjoyed their original outing, second time around for our woebegone heroes is a horrible dud. On the plus side,the camaraderie between the trio is intact; Aniston and Spacey do not disappoint in some deliciously villainous scenes; Foxx brings much needed braininess; and Pine and Waltz are both welcome additions (though the latter is criminally underutilized). Unfortunately, while there are some decent - or indecent! - gags along the way, this sequel is about as sophomoric as they come and shamefully lame given the calibre of the actors and the size of the film's budget. Beyond the clichés and weak story arc, many of the gags aren't that clever and fall way short. It's a shame that in their haste to strike while the market is hot, the producers and script doctors so compromised quality, settling for a connect-the-dot storyline that looks like it was developed by a bunch of fifth-graders. While good comedy can come from the most simple ideas and should be edgy, this movie frequently peddles the cheapest brand of chuckles by offensive stereotypes and degrading treatment of Latinos, Asians, and African-Americans. The gag reel at the end was the highlight of my film experience.





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