Screenplay of movie is good, scored 5. Furthermore, despite being unsure about his ability as a director, I was equally impressed. Rebellious Jake Tyler is lured into an ultimate underground fight Scene at his new high school, after receiving threats to the safety of his friends and family Jake decides to seek the mentoring of a veteran fighter who trains him for one final no-holds-barred elimination fight with his nemesis and local martial arts champion Ryan McCarthy. Max encourages Mike and Zack to find the best trainer around, Case Walker, who teaches mixed martial arts in a vacant lot. One of the protagonists autographs a woman's breast.
Some bullying: Three young men physically and verbally bully a young man who works in a comic book store. In addition to this, the characters are very similar to those in the first film in many respects, just with a few fresh ideas being introduced. But even then, probably not. References and jokes about anal sex when it's discovered that the father of one of the protagonists is gay. There's also brief female nudity breasts , and a sex scene in which all private parts are strategically covered by long hair or camera angles. While going to school, Tim works full-time trying to help his mother -- who has now taken work in a strip club -- to keep their house after his father died. If only the production values were less amateurish.
When their mentor gets set up by some bad cops, the young men band together to root out a traitor in their midst. A drunk man outside of a strip club attacks people with a broken bottle before getting knocked out by one of the protagonists. When it's discovered that the father of one of the fighters came out of the closet as gay and left his family because of it, jokes and references to homosexual stereotypes and anal sex are made at the fighter's expense, shown to be an easy way to get him riled up, and while there seems to be some acceptance toward the end of his father, there's a general intolerance on display throughout the movie. The action itself is strong; combat is well-acted and every fight scene is relatively convincing, therefore the film succeeds in, arguably, its key area. This is one of at least five secondary stories that never really gets resolved.
. While the movie attempts to show that Mike isn't mad that his father is gay -- rather, he's mad that he left his family -- it's clear throughout that Mike is triggered by the shame he feels that his father is gay. And Justin has a bad MySpace emo haircut and works in a comic book store, thus making him the target of bullies in the neighborhood. Some scenes in a strip club: Women dance in bra and panties. Teaching them about much more than fighting, Case prepares the young men for a competition called the Beatdown, run by local college kid and fight impresario Max Evan Peters.
Police officers attempt to assault a handcuffed African American man. When it's discovered that the father of a protagonist is gay, characters make various jokes and references to anal sex. A severely drunk man outside a strip club attacks the owner, dancers, and clientele with a broken bottle. If only the actors in this sequel had spent a little less time in the gym and more time in the Drama Club. Never Back Down 2: The Beatdown is a 2011 released American action movie directed by Michael Jai White and featuring Michael Jai White, Dean Geyer, Alex Meraz in the movie in lead roles. If only the filmmakers spent less time on the fight scenes and more on the fundamentals of scriptwriting, character development, and conflict. Sex scene, with body parts strategically covered by hair, camera angles.
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