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Bloodsport 2 (1996)

R | | Action, Sport | 1 March 1996 (USA)
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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Janine Elson
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John
Ong Soo Han ...
Demon
Nicholas Hill ...
Sergio DaSilva (as Nick Hill)
Ron Hall ...
Cliff
Master Hee Il Cho ...
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Lisa McCullough ...
Kim Campbell
Chuay ...
Chien
Steve Martinez ...
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Flash
Cliff Bernhardt ...
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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Caught between honor and revenge, how far will one man go... 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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$684,351 (USA)
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Though already a martial artist and owner of a dojo, Nicholas Hill hadn't been active in competition prior to his role in the movie. As a promotional gimmick, Hill gained entry to the second World Vale Tudo Championships, where he faced Pedro Rizzo in a no-holds-bared match. Whereas the promoters expected this to be a one-time event, Hill was eager to compete and thus initiated a six-year career as a professional cage fighter. See more »

Goofs

During the scene where Alex is to sell the katana in the hotel lobby, his partner says, "Stealing from James Leung is suicide." The character's name is David, not James. 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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Followed by Bloodsport III (1996) See more »

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Not as good as the first one, but still good
12 May 2005 | by See all my reviews

After watching "Bloodsport" and enjoying that movie to the fullest, I just had to watch the sequels too even though van Damme has nothing to do with them. Instead, Swiss Daniel Bernhardt takes the role of our fighting hero. In my opinion, he makes a really good replacement for van Damme. The fight scenes are really great in this movie too, and there are lots of it to make every martial arts fan out there satisfied. The villain in this movie, 'Demon', is unfortunately not nearly as interesting as Bolo Yeung's 'Chong-Li' was in the first. But that's a minor detail. But seriously, this "Iron-hand"-stuff should have been removed from the script. It was just too ridiculous in a movie that tries to be a bit realistic. On the upside: It was really cool to see that Donald Gibb returned as 'Jackson'.


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