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Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty (2001)

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Two years after the death of Solid Snake, a rookie FOX-HOUND agent, on his first mission, infiltrates an offshore decontamination facility to rescue the President.

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Hideo Kojima

Writers:

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
David Hayter ... Solid Snake (voice)
Quinton Flynn ... Raiden (voice)
Christopher Randolph ... Hal 'Otacon' Emmerich (voice)
Lara Cody Lara Cody ... Rosemary (voice)
Vanessa Marshall ... Olga Gurlukovich (voice)
Paul Eiding ... Colonel Campbell (voice)
John Cygan ... Solidus Snake (voice)
Maura Gale ... Fortune (voice) (as Maula Gale)
Phil LaMarr ... Vamp (voice) (as Phil La Marr)
Barry Dennen ... Fatman (voice)
Greg Eagles ... Peter Stillman (voice)
Jennifer Hale ... Emma Emmerich (voice)
Patric Zimmerman ... Revolver Ocelot (voice) (as Pat Zimmerman)
Cam Clarke ... Liquid Snake (voice)
Earl Boen ... Sergei Gurlukovich (voice)
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Storyline

Two years after the events at Shadow Moses, Solid Snake infiltrates the United States' Marine Corps and sees that the government is trying to unleash Metal Gear upon the world. With the help of Otacon, Snake will expose Metal Gear to the world and try to save the world from the disaster that was the Shadow Moses Incident. Written by Johnny

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Snake Is Back See more »


Certificate:

M | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

14 November 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Metal Gear Solid 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital (cutscenes)| Dolby (gameplay scenes)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The script, written by Hideo Kojima, was over 800 pages long. See more »

Goofs

During the bomb disposal mission, Pliskin mentions "the heliport on Strut H". Strut H is clearly visible from several of the connecting bridges, for example, the bridge connecting Shell 1 & Shell 2, and there is no heliport on top of it. The strut next to it (Strut I) does have a heliport, however. This was due to a modeling error. See more »

Quotes

[after Raiden fails to kill Fortune]
Fortune: I expected more of this one, really.
Vamp: But he couldn't kill you, I see.
Fortune: Completely useless.
Vamp: Then he's all mine.
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Alternate Versions

Early Footage shows scenes cut from the final version: Snake battling a Harrier Jet at the George Washington Bridge, Snake shooting soldiers with a FAMAS Assault Rifle, Snake in Arsenal Gear alone and a scene where Snake is chased by a flood throughout the Stricken Tanker. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Document of Metal Gear Solid 2 (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

Can't Say Goodbye to Yesterday
Music & Words / Produced by Rika Muranaka
Recorded by James Nichols (as James Nicholas) at Manhattan Center Studio
Mixed by Alan Meyerson at Media Ventures Studio
Vocal - Carla White
Piano - Onaje Allan Gumbs (as Onaje Allangumbs)
Bass - Kenny Davis
Drums - Eugene Jackson Jr. (as Eugene Jackson)
Sax - Don Braden
Trombone - Robin Eubanks
Conducted and played by Felix Farrar Orchestra
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One of the Greatest games for Next Gen systems if not all time.
5 June 2002 | by jmartinez8236See all my reviews

No game before has ever gripped you by your balls and swung you till you asked it to do it again. Its cinematic in ways most movies would kill for, its graphics are top of the bar, its sound makes you jump with every cock of the gun. And its gameplay is as flawless as it can get.

If this was a movie it would be in the top 5 on everyones list.


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