From Vegas to Macau II
From Vegas to Macau II (賭城風雲Ⅱ) is a 2015 3D Hong Kong-Chinese action comedy film directed and written by Wong Jing and starring Chow Yun-fat, Nick Cheung, Carina Lau, Shawn Yue, Angela Wang and Michelle Hu. The film is the sequel to From Vegas to Macau. The third installment of the series, From Vegas to Macau III was released on February 8, 2016.
|From Vegas to Macau II|
|Directed by||Wong Jing |
|Produced by||Andrew Lau |
|Written by||Wong Jing|
|Music by||Chan Kwong-wing |
|Cinematography||Andrew Lau |
|Edited by||Azrael Chung|
|Distributed by||Media Asia Group|
|Country||Hong Kong |
|Box office||US$156.85 million (China)|
- Chow Yun-fat as Ken / Ko Chun
- Nick Cheung as Mark
- Carina Lau as Molly
- Shawn Yue as Vincent
- Angela Wang as Yan, Mark's daughter
- Michelle Hu as Purple, Aoi's assassin
- David Chiang as Victor
- Kimmy Tong as Rainbow
- Philip Keung as Ma Tai-fat
- Wu Yue as Aoi's enforcer that fought Vincent
- Jin Qiaoqiao as Aoi
- Kenny Wong as Ben, Interpol police
- Derek Tsang as Interpol police
- Connie Man as Jackie, Interpol police
- Rebecca Zhu as Interpol police
- Samantha Ko as Aoi's enforcer
- Jacky Cai as Aoi's enforcer that fought Mark
- Ken Lo as Muay Thai Champ Rymi
- Treechada Petcharat as Thai casino boss
- Candy Chang as Aoi's enforcer with a crossbow
- Bella Lo as Victor's daughter
- Julio Acconci as Do Min-shui, Molly's companion
- Hazel Tong as Interpol police
- Dominic Ho as Interpol police
- Wang Zizi as Aoi's enforcer that fought Mark
- Jolie Fan as casino dealer for Victor's charity
Guest stars and cameosEdit
James Marsh of the British magazine Screen International gave the film a negative review and says "The result is a noticeable step down in quality from last year’s offering" and "Much of the comedy throughout the film also falls flat."
As of March 2015 the film has grossed US$157 million in China.
The film opened at No. 2 at the Chinese box office behind Dragon Blade earning US$29 million in its opening weekend ($43.1 million from Thursday to Sunday) which is higher than its predecessor's opening weekend gross. It topped the box office in its second weekend with US$69.8 million (up 58%). In its third weekend, the film fell to No. 2 earning US$27.4 million while Hollywood's animated film, Big Hero 6 took the top spot.
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