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Red (movie, 2010)
'Red 2' looks to an older audience for box-office action
'Red 2' looks to an older audience for box-office action

The conventional wisdom holds that summer is for teens — hence so many superheroes, fart jokes and massive pieces of machinery — and that adults better wait until fall if they want to visit the multiplex. "Red 2" is set to turn the conventional wisdom upside down. Three years after the first "Red" movie put guns into the hands of actors of a certain age and grossed nearly $200 million worldwide, Friday's sequel arrives squarely targeting patrons in their 50s and 60s. Yet even though the first film was a solid hit, the second installment was not considered a sure thing until "Red" also generated outsized DVD receipts. "People running the studios are not stupid, but they just don't see...

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