Metacritic Movie Ratings
Kick-Ass 2 Reviews

3.0

41

out of 100

Metascore®
Mixed or average reviews
Based on a weighted average of all critic review scores.

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 70

    out of 100

    Village VoiceAlan 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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  • 70

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterJohn DeFore

    The film delivers almost exactly what fans of the first installment are hoping for.

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  • 63

    out of 100

    ReelViewsJames 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

    out of 100

    VarietyJustin Chang

    As diverting as this action-packed caper often is, it feels not just weightless but emotionally and morally stunted whenever it veers into grown-up dramatic territory.

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  • 38

    out of 100

    USA TodayClaudia 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 in carnage while lacking the visual style and gleeful humor of the original.

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