Into the Blue 2: The Reef sounds like soft-core porn, is made on the level of soft-core porn, and might have been more entertaining had it gone full tilt into soft-core porn territory. Not that it doesn't try -- there are more than enough pointless, random, gratuitous shots of topless beach babes to turn on any pimply-faced geek in search of female flesh and to give the movie reason to tout its salacious "Uncut, Unrated" label. Perhaps that is the point of the movie, and perhaps the distributors will make a few bucks off of that cheap ploy. More power to them, because any self-respecting individual who walks into a video store, looks at this title, and decides to rent it deserves to lose their four bucks.
Obviously, this is a sequel to the 2005 Paul Walker-Jessica Alba beach-bums-become-heroes movie. That film was one of the dumbest movies ever made, but it was released theatrically and featured actors of at least mediocre ability. Into the Blue 2 is a direct-to-DVD attempt to cash in on what the studio must think of as the "high-caliber Into the Blue brand," even though the original grossed a sparkling $18 million. This one stars Park Avenue mannequins who pose their way through a non-existent terrorist plot involving a nuclear warhead(!) and buried treasure.
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