The Marine 2 is a 2009 American action film, starring professional wrestler Ted DiBiase, Jr.. The film was directed by Roel Reiné, written by Christopher Borrelli and John Chapin Morgan, and produced by Michael Lake. It is the sequel to The Marine, starring John Cena.
The Marine 2 is inspired by true events based on the 2001 Dos Palmas kidnappings.
Marine sniper Joe Linwood (Ted DiBiase, Jr.) attempts to rescue his wife Robin from a hotel that has been taken over by "local rebels". The Linwoods are vacationing at the lavish Thailand resort when the terrorists invade during the hotel's grand opening. Joe escapes the initial onslaught and must find a way save his wife and the other hostages.
- Ted DiBiase, Jr. as the film's main protagonist, Joe Linwood
- Temuera Morrison as Damo
- Lara Cox as Robin Linwood Gano
- Robert Coleby as Darren Conner
- Michael Rooker as Church
A sequel, The Marine 3: Homefront, was released on March 5, 2013. It stars WWE wrestler Mike "The Miz" Mizanin in the lead role. However, Randy Orton was initially cast in the lead role, but due to his previous negative association with the Marine Corps he was replaced by Mizanin.