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Zoolander 2 (2016)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 12 February 2016 (USA)
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Derek and Hansel are lured into modeling again, in Rome, where they find themselves the target of a sinister conspiracy.

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After many years of being separated from modeling and each other, Derek and Hansel are dragged back into the fashion world in Rome. After being humiliated on the runway by the people behind the scenes, Derek and Hansel decide to quit the business . . . until retired swimsuit model, Valentina, drags them back in with questions about recent celebrity deaths. Soon after, Derek also realizes out that the son who was taken from him is in Rome, and is much dismayed to find that Derek, Jr. is fat. And smart. Regardless, Derek, Sr. continues his mission with Hansel, which leads them to the fashion-model legends of "Adam, Eve, and Steve", and the "Chosen One". Who is that person? Why do the models drink the Chosen One's blood? Will Derek's and Hansel's careers resume? Written by Bossy Bessie

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Froot. Champan. Booty. All you need in de wurld. See more »

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Comedy

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Rated PG-13 for crude and sexual content, a scene of exaggerated violence, and brief strong lanaguage | See all certifications »

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12 February 2016 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

2oolander  »

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Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$15,650,000 (USA) (12 February 2016)

Gross:

$28,837,115 (USA) (25 March 2016)
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Trivia

The mythology of Adam, Eve...and Steve in this movie is a parody of homophobic anti-same-sex-marriage campaigners who tend to chant, "It's Adam and Eve, not Adam and Steve!" See more »

Goofs

The boiling kettle in Zoolander's cabin whistles, but doesn't actually have a whistle, just an open spout. See more »

Quotes

Hansel: Neil Degrasse Tyson? You don't know who you are, either?
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Connections

Spoofs Star Trek: A Private Little War (1968) See more »

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Dream Catcher
Written and Performed by Jordan Lieb
Courtesy of duotone audio group
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Funny but not focused

If you're a fan of the first film it's at least worth a watch. While the film feels disjointed and situations are forced, it still has a few really funny moments.

Like many sequels it suffers from trying to have too many callbacks to the first film. A lot of jokes are shoehorned in for a quick laugh.

One of the problems is that in a weird way the film is almost too silly. The original felt way more grounded despite being totally absurd at the same time. The two elements contrasted very well and enhanced the humor.

I'm a bit disappointed that this is the best they could come up with after all this time but I can't say I wasn't entertained and that I didn't laugh.


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