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Trancers II (1991)

 -  Action | Sci-Fi  -  22 August 1991 (USA)
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It is Los Angeles, 1991. Jack Deth has become accustomed to life with his new wife, Lena, in the six years since they singed Whistler. Hap Ashby, a former pitcher for the California Angels,... See full summary »

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It is Los Angeles, 1991. Jack Deth has become accustomed to life with his new wife, Lena, in the six years since they singed Whistler. Hap Ashby, a former pitcher for the California Angels, had gotten his life out of the gutter and made quite a fortune investing, which he uses to finance his collection of fire trucks, among other things. But life is about to become a little more difficult for Jack and the gang. Whistler's brother, E.D. Wardo, has gome back in time and has started a trancer farm under the organization known as GreenWorld. GreenWorld strives to 'clean up the world', but in reality they are kidnapping homeless people and mental patients to become 'tranced'. And they're after Hap, the ancestor of a future Council Member. Jack's quite ready to singe a few trancers, but he isn't expecting his dead wife to show up. Through the power of technology, Alice has been saved from death and sent back to 1991 to help Jack and stop Wardo. The tension mounts as Lena becomes more ... Written by Michael Silva <silvamd@cleo.bc.edu>

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Time waits for no man... unless his name is JACK DETH! See more »

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Trancers II: The Return of Jack Deth  »

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Trivia

Original Trancers writers Danny Bilson and Paul De Meo were originally set to return as writers as well as producers and Bilson was slated to direct. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Pyle: [holding Lena prisoner] We don't hold anyone against their will here at Greenworld, Mrs. Deth.
Lena Deth: [sarcasm] Oh really, well I'll just call a cab then, if you don't mind.
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Mediocre sequel
18 June 1999 | by (North Bay, Ontario) – See all my reviews

This is a big step down after the surprisingly enjoyable original. This sequel isn't nearly as fun as part one, and it instead spends too much time on plot development. Tim Thomerson is still the best thing about this series, but his wisecracking is toned down in this entry. The performances are all adequate, but this time the script lets us down. The action is merely routine and the plot is only mildly interesting, so I need lots of silly laughs in order to stay entertained during a "Trancers" movie. Unfortunately, the laughs are few and far between, and so, this film is watchable at best.


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