Divergent grossed $288 million worldwide, but can its sequel, Insurgent, do the same?
In the second installment of the four-part movie series, directed by Robert Schwentke, actress Shailene Woodley returns as heroine Tris Prior, who is on the run after evading a hostile takeover from Jeanine Matthews (Kate Winslet) and the rest of Erudite faction. Jai Courtney, Ansel Elgort, Theo James, Ashley Judd, Zoë Kravitz, Maggie Q, Mekhi Phifer, Ray Stevenson and Miles Teller reprise their roles from the 2014 film, while Daniel Dae Kim, Janet McTeer, Octavia Spencer, Suki Waterhouse and Naomi Watts make their first appearances as characters from the best-selling book series by author Veronica Roth.
The story picks up three days after Divergent ended.
Insurgent is in theaters Friday. Here's what the critics have to say about the action-packed sequel: