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Dead On: Relentless II (1992)

Detective Sam Dietz is paired with a shady FBI agent to track down another serial killer terrorizing Los Angeles.

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Sam Dietz is a relentless cop who is trying to get over a serial killer's attack on his family in the last Relentless film. He is also trying to find the new killer in the city. Gregor is a relentless patriot who is trying to avenge the deaths of his family. He hunts down those responsible, and executes them one by one. The two men learn to understand and even respect each other in this violent tale of cat and mouse. Written by Sean Kilby and Jason Parker <gestalt@ix.netcom.com>

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Don't Cry Before You're Hurt
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Dead on: do not apply directly to the forehead
27 January 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Detective Sam Dietz (Leo Rossi, reprising his role from the first film) is trying to juggle getting over the attacks on his family from the first film & trying to catch a new serial killer (Miles O'Keefe) while teamed up with an unhelpful FBI agent and dealing with a home life that's crumbling around him due to his relentless pursuits of his job. Meg Forster also returns but is relegated to bitching at her husband most of the film.

Instead of focusing mostly on the villain like the previous Relentless did, the sequel unwisely chooses to follow Detective Dietz who comes off as a slightly pompous self-loathing windbag. The first film was (moderately) entertaining strictly because of Judd Nelson's dead-eyed portrayal of that films killer (and William Lustigs direction to a lesser extent) Where as this film gives Miles O'Keeffe's Gregor, the stone cold killer (who could've been a great character, the back story was intriguing enough) the short shift, and while this sequel is still somewhat watchable, it is definitely the lesser because of it.

My Grade: C-

DVD Extras: Trailers for In The Cut, Secret Window & Panic Room


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