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Young Guns II (1990)

PG-13 | | Western | 1 August 1990 (USA)
In 1881, cattle baron John Chisum pays a bounty to Patrick Floyd Garrett to kill outlaw Billy the Kid.

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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>

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$20,000,000 (estimated)

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$44,143,410 (USA)
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Emilio Estevez originally approached Jon Bon Jovi to ask him for permission to include the song "Wanted Dead Or Alive" on the soundtrack. Bon Jovi didn't feel the songs lyrics were appropriate; however, he was inspired by the project and resolved to write a new song for the film that would be more in keeping with the period and setting. He quickly wrote the song "Blaze of Glory", and performed it on acoustic guitar in the New Mexico desert for Estevez and John Fusco. See more »

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

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Jane Greathouse: ...you used to make me hotter than a June bride sitting bareback on a depot stove but I don't share my bed with the law.
Pat Garrett: And I don't keep with whores no more so ain't we both content.
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Referenced in Parker Lewis Can't Lose: Rent-A-Kube (1990) See more »

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Never Say Die
Written and Performed by Jon Bon Jovi
(c) 1990 Bon Jovi Publishing / PRI Music, Inc. (ASCAP)
Courtesy of PolyGram Records, Inc.
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Even better than the original...
29 April 1999 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

This one is even better than the original. This one shows what happened to the gang after the first movie, and it tells how they finally ended up. Not as funny as the first one, it is nevertheless a good movie for other reasons. This movie does an even better job than the first one of portraying outlaws as young heroes, and I dare anyone to see it through to the end with dry eyes.


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