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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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James
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Weldon
Betty Carvalho ...
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Greta
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Yung June
Frank Salsedo ...
Charlie
Stefanos Miltsakakis ...
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 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

During the fight between Tommy Lee and The Hammer/Boxer, Tommy punches him in the face causing blood to spill out of his mouth and onto his lips, but when Tommy is just about to follow up with a kick for a split second you can see that there is no blood on The Hammer's lips. See more »

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[talking about the Coliseum gladiators]
Weldon: They kill their own mothers! Mean as catshit! Run over nuns!
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GUILTY
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Good fight film .........
21 June 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The fight scenes elevate "Best of the Best 2" to above average territory. Chris Penn is his usual macho self and puts on a good show until he runs into the behemoth, Ralph Moeller (Brakus). Eric Roberts and Phillip Rhee avenge the death of their friend with some spectacular fighting. Special mention must be made of Wayne Newton's smarmy performance as the Coliseum's pompous announcer, someone you'll love to hate. As pure entertainment the film succeeds, because of the enthusiastic performances, and well staged gladiator style battles. Give this one a try if you enjoy martial arts, you will not be disappointed - MERK


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