MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 36 this week

Young Guns II (1990)

PG-13  |   |  Western  |  1 August 1990 (USA)
6.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.4/10 from 21,975 users  
Reviews: 67 user | 22 critic

In 1881, cattle baron John Chisum pays a bounty to Patrick Floyd Garrett to kill outlaw Billy the Kid.

Director:

Writers:

(characters),
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $3.99 on Amazon Instant Video

ON DISC

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 22 titles
created 05 Mar 2011
 
a list of 30 titles
created 25 Apr 2011
 
a list of 31 titles
created 11 May 2012
 
a list of 36 titles
created 25 Sep 2012
 
a list of 23 titles
created 21 Jan 2013
 

Related Items

Search for "Young Guns II" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Young Guns II (1990)

Young Guns II (1990) on IMDb 6.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Young Guns II.

User Polls

Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Young Guns (1988)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A group of young gunmen, led by Billy the Kid, become deputies to avenge the murder of the rancher who became their benefactor. But when Billy takes their authority too far, they become the hunted.

Director: Christopher Cain
Stars: Emilio Estevez, Kiefer Sutherland, Lou Diamond Phillips
Men at Work (1990)
Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Carl and James are two pleasant but unambitious garbage men. Carl has a telescope with which he observes his neighbors. One evening he sees a man giving a female neighbor a hard time. As ... See full summary »

Director: Emilio Estevez
Stars: Charlie Sheen, Emilio Estevez, Leslie Hope
Tripwire (1989)
Action | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A terrorist (Warner) and an FBI agent (Knox) fight out a personal feud with one another.

Director: James Lemmo
Stars: Terence Knox, David Warner, Isabella Hofmann
Stakeout (1987)
Comedy | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Two cops have to observe a woman. One of them falls in love with her.

Director: John Badham
Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, Emilio Estevez, Madeleine Stowe
Renegades (1989)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Buster McHenry works as an undercover agent for the local police. Currently he investigates on police corruption and is in big trouble. His task makes him break the law, he participates in ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Sholder
Stars: Kiefer Sutherland, Lou Diamond Phillips, Jami Gertz
Wyatt Earp (1994)
Action | Adventure | Biography
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Wyatt Earp is a movie about a man and his family. The movie shows us the good times and the bad times of one of the West's most famous individuals.

Director: Lawrence Kasdan
Stars: Kevin Costner, Dennis Quaid, Gene Hackman
Comedy | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

The film is a biblical soap-opera whose action unfolds in the Californian desert. Karen and Wes's marriage is crumbling apart - like a sandcastle. Karen can't even make love to her husband ... See full summary »

Director: Lech Majewski
Stars: Andy Rivera, Alhassane Barry, David Baty
Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Prankster cops Chris and Bill are joined by a Gina from the DA's office to stakeout a lakeside home.

Director: John Badham
Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, Emilio Estevez, Rosie O'Donnell
Tombstone (1993)
Action | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A successful lawman's plans to retire anonymously in Tombstone, Arizona, are disrupted by the kind of outlaws he was famous for eliminating.

Directors: George P. Cosmatos, Kevin Jarre
Stars: Kurt Russell, Val Kilmer, Sam Elliott
Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

A hopelessly depressed woman's life turns around when she purchases a magic Black Velvet Pantsuit.

Director: William Butler
Stars: Penny Hamilton, Mark Nassar, Leslie Jordan
Young Guns (2013)
Short | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

When the nursing home's popular clique of grannies kidnaps her best friend Grace, Nancy assembles an army of seniors armed with unusual weapons to set out on a rescue mission in this ... See full summary »

Director: Haran Sivakumar
Stars: Roxanne Albee, Shirley Burns, Shirley Burns
Gimlet (1995)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Julia runs a trendy bar in Barcelona. She treats men with caution, believing one can love too much and invite pain. She's been dating Pablo, one of her waiters. After his grisly murder (his... See full summary »

Director: José Luis Acosta
Stars: Ángela Molina, Viggo Mortensen, Abel Folk
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
Jack Kehoe ...
...
Tom Kurlander ...
...
...
...
Edit

Storyline

Billy "The Kid" and his gang are wanted by the law, and when "Doc" Scurlock and Chavez are captured, Billy has to save them. They escape and set south for Mexico. "Let's hire a thief to catch one", John S. Chisum said, so he paid Pat Garrett, one of Billy's former partners, $1000 for the killing of William H. Bonney aka Billy "The Kid". Written by Lars J. Aas <larsa@colargol.edb.tih.no>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Yoo-Hoo, I'll make ya famous! See more »

Genres:

Western

Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

1 August 1990 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Hell Bent for Leather  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$44,143,410 (USA)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

During his escape from jail, Billy shouts out "Hello, Bob" before shooting Bob Ollinger, and "Goodbye, Bob" after killing him - the exact same dialogue that the real Billy the Kid used during the incident. See more »

Goofs

Bill's horse's breast collar when the gang is running away from Garrett. See more »

Quotes

William H. Bonney: You wanna ride with Billy the Kid? Is that what you want?
[Showing Tom his wound]
William H. Bonney: Get buckshot in your leg like this, huh? How 'bout in your skull? Hanging out in the damn brush like some kinda lizard. Everybody in the territory takin' a shot at ya, BOOM BOOM BOOM! Is that what you want, Mr. Pennsylvania huh? HUH? Is that what you want?
Tom O'Folliard: Yes.
See more »


Soundtracks

Bang A Drum
Written And Performed by Jon Bon Jovi
(c) 1990 Bon Jovi Publishing / PRI Music, Inc. (ASCAP)
Courtesy of PolyGram Records, Inc.
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
So much better than its rating says
3 December 2001 | by (Manchester, England) – See all my reviews

This film is far superior to the first part and I can't get enough of it. The actors are likeable and work very well as an ensemble, the action and story are very immersive and the score (by Alan Silvestri) is simply awesome. (The music on Young Guns is totally different, very inferior, and does not help to accentuate emotions at all.) On this note: anyone who says that Jon Bon Jovi did the music for this film is very mistaken. He wrote a couple of songs that appear on the end credits (and an album that was *inspired by* the movie) but Silvestri is the one who created one of the best movie scores I've heard, which is nearly as good as his Back to the Future music. (Shame it isn't available to buy anywhere.)

Now back to the film. It's both entertaining and moving, and also very funny and I highly recommend it. Like a previous commenter said, there's no need to see the first film as this one stands on its own very well and totally surpasses its predecessor. 8/10.


13 of 19 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
What was the purpose of this remake? addictedtofilm
Best quote movie ever? ebowker-1
historical accurateness jrryan
BON JOVI'S CAMEO jcd-09
Was Doc a ghost at the end? Sydneylos
blue ray release richclaire-burchell
Discuss Young Guns II (1990) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page