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A Better Tomorrow II (1987)
"Ying hung boon sik II" (original title)

Unrated  |   |  Action, Crime, Drama  |  17 December 1987 (Hong Kong)
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A restauranteur teams up with a police officer and his ex-con brother to avenge the death of a friend's daughter.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Lung Ti ...
Sung Tse-Ho (as Ti Lung)
Ken / Mark Lee / Mark 'Gor' (as Chow Yun Fat)
Dean Shek ...
Shan Kwan ...
Ko Ying Pui
Emily Chu ...
Uncle Ken
Man Tat Ng ...
Boss Wong
Ming Yan Lung ...
Peter Wang ...
Father Sam
Fui-On Shing ...
Pui's Right-Hand Man
Chung Lin ...
Pui's Partner
Regina Kent ...
Peggy Lung
Ken Boyle ...
Bearded Crime Boss


Restaurant owner Ken Gor, twin brother of Mark Gor, teams up with police detective Kit and his struggling ex-con brother Ho to avenge his old friend's daughter's death by a Triad gang. Written by L. Lim <>

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Still better than Woo´s Hollywood standard!
7 April 2002 | by See all my reviews

Even though "A Better Tomorrow II" is a pretty good sequel to its great predecessor, it is no masterpiece like "The Killer", but still much better than Woo´s awful Hollywood-garbage "MI:2"!!! Once more Chow Yun Fat´s giving an over the top performance, the gunfights are well choreographed and the score of Joseph Koo and Lowell Lo are real adrenalizers! This film doesn´t deserve the predicate "cult movie" and it will never reach the status of it, but nevertheless it´s a fine Hong Kong-actioner that lovers of Asian cinema should check out!

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