Extraction 2: Movie Review

Extraction 2

Extraction 2 is an American action thriller movie written by Joe Russo and directed by Sam Hargrave. It’s a sequel to the film Extraction which was released in the year 2020, the film stars Chris Hemsworth as Tyler Rake, an Australian black ops mercenary who takes on a mission to save an Indian drug lord’s kidnapped son in Dhaka, Bangladesh, but later in the movie the mission goes out of the normal when he is double-crossed.

Name & year of release: Extraction 2 (2023)

Cast: Here is the cast of Extraction 2:

  • Chris Hemsworth as Tyler Rake
  • Golshifteh Farahani as Nik Khan
  • Adam Bessa as Gaspar
  • Olga Kurylenko as Agent Martinez
  • Daniel Bernhardt as Amir Asif
  • Tinatin Dalakishvili as Suraj
  • Randeep Hooda as Saju
  • Dario Marianelli as Ovi
  • Sam Hargrave as Gaspar’s Henchman
  • Jack Harrison as Ovi
  • Sam Hargrave as Gaspar’s Henchman

Idris Elba also makes a cameo appearance in the film.

Director: Sam Hargrave

Producer: Joe Russo, Antony Ruso, Chris Hemsworth, Sam Hargrave, Patrick Newall, Mike Larocca, Angela Russo-Otstot, Eric Gitter, Peter Schwerin

Synopsis: After scarcely surviving in his previous mission of extracting an Indian boy from Dhaka, Bangladesh, Tyler Rake (Chris Hemsworth) took retirement from his mercenary work to a cabin in Austria. Afterward, Tyler Rake was approached by an unknown person and asked to rescue his ex-wife Mia’s sister Ketevan (Tinatin Dalakishvili) and two children of hers, Sandro and Nina. Ketevan was married to Mr. Davit Radiani (Tornike Bziava), one of the co-founders of the largest criminal syndicate in Georgia. Later on, Davit threw an agent of the DEA from the bridge, because of which he is imprisoned and unable to bribe his way out due to the pressure imposed on him by the Americans.

Ketevan and her children were forced to move into the prison by Davit who wanted to be close to his family members but the worst living conditions and the abuse by Davit caused Ketevan to call Mia for help. Concurrently, Zurab, the brother of Davit, is informed by a governor on his payroll that the sentence of his brother has been extended to ten years.

Date of Release: June 16, 2023

Where to Watch: Netflix

Movie Review: Extraction 2 is a high-octane action thriller that promises the highest level of excitement and entertainment. Chris Hemsworth is back as Tyler Rake, a black ops mercenary who is sent on a mission to rescue the imprisoned family of a ruthless Georgian gangster. Netflix movie, Extraction 2 is directed by Sam Hargrave, who also helmed the first part of the movie Extraction, and he does a masterly job in crafting some of the most intense and visceral action sequences ever put in the film.

Extraction 2

The other part of the film is just a roller coaster ride packed with action sequences, in addition to Tyler Rake taking on a variety of enemies in a variety of different settings. The movie is also surprisingly violent, with some scenes showing plenty of grume and bloodshed. However, the violence never feels gratuitous, and it actually serves in addition to the intensity of the film.

Furthermore, the action Extraction 2 also features some strong performances from the supporting cast. Golshifteh Farahani is particularly good as Nik Khan, a CIA agent who is helping Rake on his mission. Idris Elba also makes a brief appearance as a villain, and he is simply menacing.

There are some of the positives and negatives of the film, which are listed below:


  • Non-stop action
  • Incredible stunts
  • Strong performances from the cast
  • Visceral violence


  • Thin plot
  • Some characters are underdeveloped

Overall, Extraction 2 is a non-stop action thriller that takes viewers on a wild ride from Austria to Georgia. The movie is full of intense action sequences, stunning visuals, and strong performances from the cast. Hemsworth is once again excellent in the lead role, and he is supported by a talented cast that includes Golshifteh Farahani, Adam Bessa, Olga Kurylenko, and Idris Elba.

Extraction 2 is a worthy sequel to the first film and is sure to please the fans of the action genre. The film is a continuous thriller ride that will keep you on the edge of your seat from start to end.

Our rating for the film deserves 4 stars out of 5 stars. We would recommend it to fans of action movies, especially those who enjoyed the first Extraction.

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