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Best of the Best II (1993)

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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Betty Carvalho ...
Grandma
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Greta
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Yung June
Frank Salsedo ...
Charlie
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Stavros
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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 man who was stabbed with the pencil (Kane Hodder) was also the same man famous for playing Jason Voorhees in four Friday the 13th films (7, 8, 9, and 10) 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 »

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Alex Grady: [as Brakus' guards approach Alex and Dae Han] You ready to get your clothes dirty?
Dae Han: What about you?
Alex Grady: It's a rental.
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Followed by Best of the Best 3: No Turning Back (1995) See more »

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Performed by Rave Crusader
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Not as good as the first one,but good in an other way.
14 September 2001 | by (Fredrikstad,Norway) – See all my reviews

Not as good as the original. In this second movie of Best of the Best,we only see a few of the people from the original.

This movie does not take place in a karate tournement,but instead in the coloseum which is a place where it is arranged illegal fights to the death. This movie has much more hardcore fighting and explicit violence than the original,but it misses those important moments that the original had.

Even though this movie does not show friendship and feelings like the original,it still is very entertaining.

So I advice all fans of the genre to go see this one,because it has some really impressing fighting scenes.


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