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Trancers II (1991)

R  |   |  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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Rated R for violence. | See all certifications »
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The two hobos asking for chilli and mustard on their hot dogs are Albert Band and Gordon Hunt, the fathers of director Charles Band and Helen Hunt, respectively. See more »

Quotes

[last lines]
Real Estate Agent: It's a nice house. Glad they could afford it. What did you say he does for a living?
Hap Ashby: Him? Fortune teller. Yes, sir, real life fortune teller!
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"This way I won't have to watch you die again"
26 July 2002 | by (America) – See all my reviews

Outstanding sequel. How often does a sequel re-capture the charm of it's original? You get to see all the first movie's characters again, and you get involved in their fate. If you've seen the first movie and liked the characters, you can see what became of them in this superb sequel. Tim Thomerson went on to star in the well done but failed tv show "Land's End", sort of a "Rockford Files" for senior citizens. If he's permanently gone from video now then I recommend Treat Williams or that guy from Stargate to play the next Jack Deth, but only if Thomerson's agent and Full Moon Video are too clueless to realize that his Deth character still has a faithful following all over the world.


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