Venturing back into the zany world of “Vacation Friends 2,” we find Marcus and Emily extending an invitation to their unconventional buddies Ron and Kyla for a luxurious Caribbean vacation. However, this sequel fails to capture the essence that made the original enjoyable. Despite a committed cast, the film lacks the original’s comedic flair and energy. The humor often falls flat, offering only sporadic moments of amusement. A sudden pivot towards action in the third act feels forced and unnatural. The true saving grace remains the cast, particularly Howery and Cena, who continue to deliver comedic chemistry. Nonetheless, their efforts can’t fully salvage the film’s shortcomings. “Vacation Friends 2” comes across as unnecessary and easily forgettable, failing to replicate the appeal of its predecessor. Visit Flixer for more!
Vacation Friends 2 | August 25, 2023 (United States)
Director: Clay TarverWriter: Clay Tarver, Tom Mullen, Tim MullenStars: Lil Rel Howery, Yvonne Orji, John CenaSummary: A couple who meets up with another couple while on vacation in Mexico sees their friendship take an awkward turn when they get back home.
Countries: United StatesLanguages: English