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Missing in Action 2: The Beginning (1985)

R  |   |  Action, Drama, Thriller  |  1 March 1985 (USA)
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Prequel to the first Missing In Action, set in the early 1980s it shows the capture of Colonel Braddock during the Vietnam war in the 1970s, and his captivity with other American POWs in a brutal prison camp, and his plans to escape.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Colonel Yin (as Soon-Teck Oh)
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Captain David Nester
Bennett Ohta ...
Captain Ho
Cosie Costa ...
Mazilli
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Opelka
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Frankie
David Chung ...
Dou Chou
Professor Toru Tanaka ...
Lao
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Soldier
Christopher Cary ...
Emerson
Joseph Hieu ...
Guard
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Kirtle (as Dean Ferrandini)
Pierre Issot ...
François
Mischa Hausserman ...
Kelly
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Prequel to the first Missing In Action, set in the early 1980s it shows the capture of Colonel Braddock during the Vietnam war in the 1970s, and his captivity with other American POWs in a brutal prison camp, and his plans to escape.

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Chuck Norris is back! A one-man time bomb set to explode! See more »

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Action | Drama | Thriller | War

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Release Date:

1 March 1985 (USA)  »

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Battle Rage  »

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$2,410,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Mazilli's pet rooster was named "Angelo". See more »

Goofs

When Colonel Yin is going to have Opelca executed, he reads the charges and refers to him as "Sergeant Opelca". Opelca was a Corporal. See more »

Quotes

[last lines]
Colonel Braddock: This is for me.
[Braddock pushes a button, and everything explodes behind him]
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Referenced in Vamp (1986) See more »

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I Cried
27 April 2001 | by (Minnesota) – See all my reviews

For many years I have enjoyed Chuck Norris. Now I can say that one of his movies made me cry. This movie was an absolute heart-stopper, tear-jerker, and gut-wrencher. This is a total psychological flick, exposing to the viewers the horrors of Asian prison camps. Of course, Norris busts out in the end with his comrades. After watching this movie one feels like a true American. If you can't crack open a Budwieser and wear a t-shirt with an American flag on the front you shouldn't watch this movie. This makes me think of Bruce Springstein's Born in the U.S.A. The only thing missing from this movie was Billy Drago, of course. All in all, a worthwile and moving flick to view. Rent it right now, or better yet, buy it.


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