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Horrible Bosses 2 (2014)

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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.

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Sean Anders

Writers:

Sean Anders (screenplay), John Morris (screenplay) | 5 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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
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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. Written by SantaClaus

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

New crime. Same tools.

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Comedy | Crime

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong crude sexual content and language throughout | See all certifications »

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Details

Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 November 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Horrible Bosses 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$42,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$15,457,418, 30 November 2014

Gross USA:

$54,445,357

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$107,645,357
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (Extended Edition)

Sound Mix:

Datasat | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Shipped to theaters under the name "Backstab". See more »

Goofs

During the brainstorming phase when they are having the fantasy of how the drop would go, they used their regular voices when talking on the phone instead of their southern voices. See more »

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Julia Harris: Enjoy; it's good stuff. Learn something.
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Just like in the first movie, outtakes and bloopers are shown at the beginning of the closing credits. See more »

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Just like the first movie, the word "Fuck" has been muted on TV Broadcasts. See more »

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Referenced in Half in the Bag: Interstellar (2014) See more »

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Not bad for a comedy sequel
19 August 2017 | by areatwSee all my reviews

I watched both 'Horrible Bosses' films back to back and it's clear that the first movie is the better of the two. 'Horrible Bosses 2' has its moments but lacks ideas and the originality of the first film. The guys are a lot more stupid in the sequel, they reminded me a lot of the Hangover trio. Whether that was deliberate or not I don't know, but they weren't that dumb in the first film.

By the standards of the average comedy movie, it's not bad. I laughed a few times, which is more than can be said about a lot of comedy sequels. Like in the first film, Aniston and Sudeikis are the highlight for me. Both are brilliant in their roles. 'Horrible Bosses 2' isn't as bad as some would have you believe, but there's a clear lack of ideas here.


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