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Now You See Me 2 Review

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Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.

  • 3.0
    60

    out of 100

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

  • 50

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Sheri Linden

    Compared with the first film, this one embraces the premise’s essential preposterousness, although not necessarily to winning effect.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune Michael Phillips

    Now You See Me 2 is more fun than "Now You See Me," which says something, I guess. It fits snugly in the long list of easygoing nothings, the narrative equivalent of a Fruit Roll-Up, designed to be forgotten in as many minutes as they took to watch.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Leah Greenblatt

    Jon M. Chu (several Step Up movies) has taken over directing duties from Louis Leterrier, and he has a lighter, goofier touch. He seems to get that the silliness is baked in.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    Variety Owen Gleiberman

    Now You See Me 2 is more like a giddy piece of cheese from the ’80s, a chance to spend two more hours with characters we like, doing variations on the things that made us like them in the first place. The revisit, in this case, is well-earned.

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