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Bloodsport 2 (1996)

 -  Action | Sport  -  1 March 1996 (USA)
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After thief Alex Cardo gets caught while stealing an ancient katana in East Asia, he soon finds himself imprisoned and beaten up by the crowd there. Especially one of the guards, Demien, ... See full summary »

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Kim Campbell
Chuay ...
Chien
Steve Martinez ...
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Len
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After thief Alex Cardo gets caught while stealing an ancient katana in East Asia, he soon finds himself imprisoned and beaten up by the crowd there. Especially one of the guards, Demien, feels upset by Alex appearance and tortures him as often as he gets the opportunity. Alex finds one friend and mentor in the jailhouse, Master Sun, who teaches him a superior fighting style called Iron Hand. When a 'best of the best kumite' is to take place, Demien gets an invitation. Now Master Sun and Alex need to find a way to let Alex take part in the kumite too. Written by Oliver Heidelbach

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The honour... the spirit... the sword... the ultimate fight. See more »

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Action | Sport

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Rated R for non-stop martial arts violence | See all certifications »
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1 March 1996 (USA)  »

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Bloodsport II: The Next Kumite  »

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$840,850 (USA)
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Trivia

Ron Hall had to audition for his role twice, the second time following a script rewrite that reduced his character's prominence. See more »

Goofs

The sword that Alex steals in the beginning of the movie is called a Japanese Samurai sword. It is in fact a Chines Jian, or double-edged straight sword. See more »

Quotes

Alex Cardo: Police, John.
John: You set me up?
Alex Cardo: Ha ha, payback's a bitch, yah.
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Follows Bloodsport (1988) See more »

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27 July 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Daniel Bernhardt stars as Alex Cardo, a thief who learns how to fight after he is sent to prison, seems he is in prison due to him trying to steal a sacred sword, however now trained in the arts of martial, he sets up to redeem himself in the kumite. Donald Gibb shows up to reprise his role, even though he plays a different character. Bloodsport II opens like an Indianna Jones movie with Bernhardt whipping some asses and trying to make off with the sword, however it isn't until the prison sequence where we get the endless training and ponderous Asian philosophy, to then we get the endless stream of fight sequences. These fight sequences are pretty good but due to the lack of any interest in the characters, the fancy footwork is the only saving grace of this exhausted sequel. Still it's an alright movie for martial arts fan though.

* * out of 4-(Fair)


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