Kick-Ass 2 is a 2013 superhero comedy film based on the comic book of the same name and Hit-Girl, both by Mark Millar and John Romita, Jr., and is the sequel to the 2010 film Kick-Ass. The film was written and directed by Jeff Wadlow and co-produced by Matthew Vaughn, who directed the first film. Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Christopher Mintz-Plasse and Chloë Grace Moretz reprise their roles from the first film as Dave Lizewski, Chris D'Amico, and Mindy Macready, respectively. Other returning actors include Clark Duke, Yancy Butler, Garrett M. Brown, Lyndsy Fonseca and Sophie Wu.
The film was released on August 14, 2013 in the United Kingdom and Ireland and on August 16 in the United States. Matthew Vaughn's production company Marv Films produced the film alongside Plan B Entertainment, Dentsu and Universal Pictures. The film earned $60.7 million on a $28 million budget.