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No Retreat, No Surrender 2 (1987)
"No Retreat, No Surrender 2: Raging Thunder" (original title)

R  |   |  Adventure, Action  |  27 January 1989 (USA)
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In this sequel, Scott Wylde, an American kickboxer, must go to Cambodia to rescue his Vietnamese girlfriend from Russian and Vietnamese troops.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Scott Wylde
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Mac Jarvis
Cynthia Rothrock ...
Terry
Patra Wanthivanond ...
Sulin Nguyen
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Yuri
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Colonel Tol Nol
Jang Lee Hwang ...
Ty
Perm Hongsakul ...
Mr. Nguyen
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Police Captain (as Chesda Smithuth)
Grisapong Hanviriyakitichai ...
Pimp
Roy Horan ...
American Consular
Bunchai Im-arunrak ...
Head Monk
Opisok Praechaya ...
Gym Manager
Sanchai Martves ...
Restaurant Manager
Suang Sosretananant ...
Arm Wrestler
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In this sequel, Scott Wylde, an American kickboxer, must go to Cambodia to rescue his Vietnamese girlfriend from Russian and Vietnamese troops. Written by Albert Valentin <albval@hotmail.com>

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It's not a rematch, it's war!

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Adventure | Action

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Release Date:

27 January 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

No Retreat, No Surrender 2  »

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$108,154 (USA)
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Trivia

After arriving in Bangkok, Max Thayer had to wait a week until filming began so the producers could recast the role supposed to be played by Jean-Claude Van Damme. See more »

Goofs

Obvious stunt doubles when Loren Avedon and Max Thayer climb up the waterfall. See more »

Quotes

Scott Wylde: Let's see what he can afford.
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Connections

Followed by American Shaolin (1991) See more »

Soundtracks

Spacio Video
Music and Lyrics by Rod Thorson
Performed by Rod Thorson
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Zero acting, great action parts!
21 January 2010 | by (Budapest, Hungary) – See all my reviews

To be honest, I expected awful production here, but what I got was much better.

The acting is zero, don't expect any believable emotions or anger, however the characters (their skills, their knowledge) are somewhat better than usual. I'm always embarrassed by the fact that always USA guy(s) save(s) the day in this kind of action movie, no matter if the story is located in Cambodia, Vietnam, Thailand, India or China.

The action choreography is simply great. When I watched Ong-Bak few years back, that was a non-plus-ultra in melee action for me. If you consider that this movie is 22 years old now, you have to admit that they did a great job with the melee action scenes.

Sadly, the gunfighting parts are somewhere between ridiculous and hilarious. When a hand-grenade is exploding in 1 second, while a same grenade is exploding in 10 seconds in another place/scene (of course, just right there, when the bad guys come...) I had to wipe my tears off my face! Don't forget the scene with the machine guns set up in the brae of the 'russian' camp. The machine guns are firing close to blindly and the rate of successful kills are pretty high there.

And the final scene, when Scott Wylde drags the bad guy with the stolen army-jeep and slides him into the pool of crocodiles, that was non-sense: the bad Russian guy is pulling the jeep into the pool with his bare hands. OK, I say, let it be, I can take it; then Scott is coming with a rifle, shoots the jeep... The jeep explodes, but Scott lies to the ground only 3 seconds after the explosion! :)

If you can accept the fact that these scenes are ridiculous, you will love this movie as I did, because the melee fighting actions will compensate any of your losses.


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