Murder Mystery 2 Ending Explained – who kidnapped the Maharajah?

By Amanda Guarragi
Published: March 31, 2023 (Last updated: March 19, 2024)

We discuss the ending of the 2023 Netflix film Murder Mystery 2, which will contain spoilers.

In this sequel, Murder Mystery 2, Nick (Adam Sandler) and Audrey (Jennifer Aniston) have become full-time detectives struggling to get their private eye agency off the ground. Their best friend, The Maharajah (Adeel Akhtar), invites them to his wedding last minute.

Nick and Audrey decide to go on this lavish vacation, only to have their friend kidnapped in the middle of the ceremony. The suspect list is long, and many characters in the mix would want The Maharajah dead.

By the time the third act started, there had been a twist that didn’t make sense and had a predictable ending. Some action scenes worked well. It was nice to see Aniston take over as the heroine.

Murder Mystery 2 Ending Explained

What was the twist? 

When the briefcase filled with $70 million was taken from Audrey and Nick by Inspector Miller (Mark Strong), his car blew up, and then someone else grabbed the briefcase. Shortly after, a garbage truck hit that person, and someone else go the briefcase and drove away.

Audrey then got the license plate and went to their good friend Inspector Delacroix (Dany Boon) to help trace the car.

After that, Audrey and Nick find themselves at this glorious mansion owned by the Countess (Jodie-Turner Smith), and they think she was behind the kidnapping. They fight for the money, but then the Countess was murdered by her accomplice. So the truth really couldn’t come out. They thought it would be the end of the line for them, but it wasn’t.

Who was the kidnapper? 

Once they speak to the actual kidnapper again over the phone, they change where they needed to pick up the money and made it to the Eiffel Tower.

Nick and Audrey called everyone to go to the restaurant in the tower so they would all be safe together.

At first, they thought it was Inspector Miller because he went after the briefcase and almost killed the two of them. But the game changed as the fight continued, and the Maharajah showed up. Inspector Miller set up a bomb on the Majarajah and had full control of when the bomb would be armed. Audrey and Nick fight the Inspector and actually win.

It isn’t until they are back inside with everyone that Audrey notices that Maharajah’s sister, Saira (Kuhoo Verma), had the henna on her wrist smudged.

The supposed blood on the scarf they found during the wedding ceremony and the big elephant reveal was actually henna, and Saira turned out to be the one who set up the kidnappers. She was the one who wanted her brother gone so she could take over the family business because she was the smarter one between the two of them.

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