|Directed by:||Jeff Wadlow|
|Produced by:|| Adam Bohling|
|Written by:||Jeff Wadlow|
|Music by:||Matt Margeson|
|Released Date:|| 16 August 2013 (United States)|
14 August 2013 (United Kingdom)
Kick-Ass 2 is a British-American superhero action comedy film and the sequel to the 2010 film Kick-Ass. It was directed and written by Jeff Wadlow and it features largely the same cast from the first film. It was released on 16 August, 2013 in the United States and on 14 August, 2013 in the United Kingdom. Remember to stay in the cinema for the scene after the credits.
Dave has been inspired by citizens to fight crime in costume as Kick-Ass and Mindy has been trying to live a normal life and retire as the junior assassin, Hit-Girl as they have a new wave of self-made masked crusaders, led by the badass Colonel Stars and Stripes joining them. Meanwhile, Chris D'Amico previously known as Red Mist becomes The Mother Fucker as he becomes the world's first super villain and assembles his own evil league to make Kick-Ass pay for killing his father.
- Aaron Johnson as Kick-Ass
- Chloë Grace Moretz as Hit-Girl
- Jim Carrey as Colonel Stars and Stripes
- Christopher Mintz-Plasse as The Mother Fucker
- Olga Kurkulina as Mother Russia
- Clark Duke as Battle Guy
- Augustus Prew as Ass-Kicker
- Donald Faison as Doctor Gravity
- Morris Chestnut as Marcus Williams
- Yancy Butler as Angie D'Amico
- Lyndsy Fonseca as Katie Deauxma
- Tanya Fear as Harlow
- John Leguizamo as Javier
- Enzo Cilenti as Javier's sidekick
- Daniel Kaluuya as Black Death
- Lindy Booth as Night Bitch
- Robert Emms as Insect Man
- Andy Nyman as The Tumor
- Claudia Lee as Brooke
- Amanda Piery as Moon Bird (uncredited)
- Tom Wu as Genghis Carnage
- James Culter (III) as Goggles
- Parker Sawyers as Blast Hammer (uncredited)
- Tom Swacha as Bad Ass Warrior (uncredited)
- To be added..
Differences Between Comic and FilmEdit
- Hit-Girl and Kick-Ass share a kiss with each other at the film's ending scene, indicating they have an element of romance between the characters. This was also hinted from actress, Chloe Grace Moretz before the movie release. However, in the comic, they are simply friends, and there is no romantic involvement.
- Brooke has a different name in the comics based off the character Debbie Foreman, they are analogous to each other.
- Kick-Ass wears Big Daddy's armor in the ending scene in the film, however, his comic counterpart does not.
- Hit-Girl is 15 years old in the film, her comic counterpart is said to be 13 years old.
- Katie Deauxma is Kick-Ass's girlfriend briefly at the beginning of the film but she dumps him, however in the comics, they are not even remotely friends.
- Hit-Girl is not arrested in the film version, her comic counterpart however is. Instead Hit-Girl flees New York City as a fugitive.
- Kick-Ass and Night Bitch have sex in the bathroom during the film, and have a casual sexual relationship. However, in the comics, they have no such affiliation, instead Kick-Ass still has feelings for Katie Deauxma.
- Night Bitch is attacked by the Toxic Mega Cunts at her house, where The Mother Fucker "attempted" rape, however in the comics Katie Deauxma's house was attacked, and she was "actually" raped. Due to controversial reasons, this was removed from the film, and instead it was changed to the Mother-Fucker failing to get an erection and Night Bitch was instead beaten up and put in the hospital.
- Lieutenant Stripes doesn't exist in the film, instead Colonel Stars and Lieutenant Stripes are combined into one character making Colonel Stars and Stripes.
- In the film, the final battle takes place at The Mother Fucker's base, while in the comics, the final battle takes place in the middle of Times Square. And in the comics, many superheros were arrested along with the supervillians while in the film, they all fled before the police arrived. In the comics, The Motherfucker is defeated when Kick-Ass shoves him off a building, while in the film, he falls through the skylight into the shark tank after refusing help from Kick-Ass, where he is mauled by his shark. And in the comics, the Motherfucker tries to reason with Kick-Ass, while in the film, it's the other way around.
- In the film, The Mother Fucker discovers Kick-Ass's identity from Todd, who reveals it to him when saying who Kickass's dad was. But in the comics, he already knew who Kick-Ass was from the first comic, when he said it while being shocked in the testicles. He remembered the name while smoking pot in Europe.
- There is a much higher degree of violence in the comics than the movie. There are many examples of this. In the comics, The Toxic MegaCunts comitted a massacre while attacking Katie's house, including a graphic scene where the MotherFucker shot four children, before firing on innocent people nearby. In the film, he didn;t kill anyone. The only people who died were the police officers who were killed by Mother Russia.
- Uncle Ralplie has a different role in the films vs the comics.He doesn;t appear in Kick-Ass 2 in the comics. Instead, he's the primary antagonist of the Hit-Girl series. He suffer's a much different fate than his comic counterpart. In the comic, after a failed attempt on her family's life, Hit Girl kills him and his entire gang, crippling the Genoverse family even more. His fate in Kick-Ass 2 is unknown, presumably, still in prison. It has not been stated if he or Rocco Genoverse will be the primary antagonist in Kick-Ass 3.
- In the comics, Chris and his Uncle Ralphie never had a sitdown. Instead, he was sent out of the country after his botched super-crime by Vic.
- In the comic, The Motherfucker wears the same costume that he wore in Kick-Ass 1 as Red Mist. In the film, his mother threw out the Red Mist costume, so he made a new one out of her old gimp outfit.
- In the comic, Todd simply reverses Kick-Ass's name, but has a totally different costume. In the film, his costume is basically a color reversal of Dave's costume but a tight Spandex matirieal.
- Colonel Stripes dog Sophia is given a different role in the film, in the comic, her name is Sophia, while in the film her name is Eisenhower, also in the comics, she is beheaded by the Mother Fucker and placed on the dead Colonels head as a mask, while in the film her life is spared by the Mother Fucker, when Mother Russia asks him is she kill Eisenhower, but the Mother Fucker says that he is not evil enough to kill a dog.
- In the comic, Kick-Ass already knows that the Mother Fucker is Chris Genovese, but in the film he spends half of the film trying to find out who the Mother Fucker is, he finds out the truth when his dad is killed and Chris texts him a picture.
- Chris's first robbery is very different in the comics than the film. In the film, he works alone, solely to get filmed and become famous. However, to his dismay, the store doesn;t have security cameras. He then shoots up the store in frustration, and flees sucessfully. In the comics, it takes place during the Hit-Girl series. In the comics, he works with two henchmen, the hoods. The store does have security cameras, but it goes much more south for Chris. After killing the store owner, he discovers that his gun takes 30 seconds to reload, much to his dismay. He and the hoods then flee to escape the owner's sons, but Chris fails, running into two superheros and getting caught by the police. He escaped only because the officers had worked for his Uncle Ralph. Chris then leaves the country. However, the video becomes very popular on the internet, and starts the villian movement.
- In the film, Todd becomes angry with Dave and Todd for laughing at his name, and decides to join the supervillian army instead. In the comics, he doesnt become angry at all, and stays with Justice Forever, although his name is still derivitive.
- As of August 2013, Kick-Ass 2 (2013) has the most followers for current movies surpassing other August 2013 releases. It has the most active twitter page.
- The music video "Carry You" by Union J, was featured in a scene with Chloe Grace Moretz, in the film.
- Many of the costumes worn by heros and villians parallel costumes from both Marvel and DC comics.