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Darkman II: The Return of Durant (1995)

Darkman and Durant return and they hate each other as much as ever. This time, Durant has plans to take over the city's drug trade using high-tech weaponry. Darkman must step in and try to stop Durant once and for all.

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Darkman, who has, since the first film, devoted his life to perfecting his synthetic skin and fighting crime, is horrified to learn that his old foe, Robert G. Durant, is alive. Durant wastes no time taking control of his old business. He releases an insane weapons developer from a mental institution, and uses him to create a deadly laser weapon. Now, with the help of his disguises and inhuman strength, Darkman must forever rid the world of Durant. Written by Jordan Williams

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Vengeance strikes hardest in the dark.


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Rated R for language and brutal violence | See all certifications »

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Filmed simultaneously with Darkman III: Die Darkman Die (1996) in the latter part of 1993, but not released until going direct-to-video on 11 July 1995. See more »

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At the very beginning of the recap intro, Liam Neeson's face is shown in the torture scene and when Peyton's head is out of the red acid, it turns into Arnold Vosloo's face. See more »

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Robert G. Durant: [to Darkman] I knew you'd come after me. All I had to do was dangle the right bait in front of what's left of your nose.
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References The Silence of the Lambs (1991) See more »

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A Good Follow Up
30 January 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I really like the original Darkman so I was skeptical as to whether this would be a good sequel or not, but I was impressed. Like the first one, it's in no way a groundbreaking film but it is a good slice of entertainment. I think anyone who liked the first film will like this movie as well.

Arnold Vosloo does an exceptional job taking over Liam Neeson's character and I'd go as far as to say that he is just as good. The story is alright but it kind of seems like a repeat of the original, I guess there's only so much you can do with these movies. I really like the effects as well. This one was fun.

Give Darkman II a viewing if you enjoyed the first one and like some cheesy action. As long as you don't expect a sweeping epic, I think you'll have some fun.


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