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Best of the Best II (1993)

R  |   |  Action, Crime, Drama  |  5 March 1993 (USA)
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The Colosseum is the fighting arena owned by the champion Bracus. Now after the death of their friend, Rhee and Roberts want revenge.

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Travis Brickley (as Christopher Penn)
Edan Gross ...
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Brakus
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Sue MacCauley
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James
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Weldon
Betty Carvalho ...
Grandma
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Greta
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Yung June
Frank Salsedo ...
Charlie
Stefanos Miltsakakis ...
Stavros
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Storyline

In an underground fight club, blackbelt Travis Brickley is killed after losing to the evil martial arts master Brakus. Travis' death is witnessed by Walter Grady, the son of his best friend Alex Grady. Alex and his partner, Tommy Lee, vow to avenge their friend's death by defeating Brakus and shutting down the fight club. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Rated R for strong martial arts violence | See all certifications »

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5 March 1993 (USA)  »

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Best of the Best 2  »

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$6,607,218 (USA)
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Trivia

The form that the children do at the beginning of the movie is Koryo, the first form learned in WTF Tae Kwon Do as a black belt, although many schools teach it sooner. See more »

Goofs

At the end of the fight at Grandma's Ranch where they are getting ready to take off in the helicopter you can hear the helicopter motor spinning up but the blades are clearly not spinning. The video cuts away and then back to them still not spinning however after the 3rd cutaway the blades are finally spinning. See more »

Quotes

[talking about the Coliseum gladiators]
Weldon: They kill their own mothers! Mean as catshit! Run over nuns!
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Edited from Best of the Best (1989) See more »

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Performed by Li'l D and Big C
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Overused storyline, but done very well.
14 June 2000 | by See all my reviews

I saw this movie for sale at a local store and decided to check it out, and I have to say, I was impressed. Briefly summarized, this movie is about three good friends who were once champions in a karate tournament, two of them teach karate to young children, and the other fights for money. In a typical turn of events, the third is killed (big surprise) and the two others decide to get revenge. The action is nonstop, and even though this is a reused storyline, the acting is incredible, Eric Roberts is an amazing actor, and he never comes across as fake or overacting, and Philip Rhee is an amazing martial artist. This is a must-see.


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