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American Kickboxer 2 (1993)

Two rivals, one a cop and the other a martial arts teacher team up to save a little girl from a terrorist and his henchmen.

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Mike Clark
Evan Lurie ...
David
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Lillian
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Howard
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Xavier
Jeffrey R. Iorio ...
Hammer
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Uncle Francis
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Ronald Asinas ...
Frogman
Jerry Beyer ...
Prisoner (as Jerry Bailey)
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Hooker
Sheralyn Bundy ...
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Curtis Carter ...
Prisoner
Tony Coopa
David Davies ...
Alcoholic Guard
Lou Degg ...
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Storyline

When a eight-year old girl is kidnapped, her mother recruits her ex-husband, a tough-as-nails cop, and her former lover, a martial arts teacher. The two men hate each other because while the cop and the lady were married, she slept with the kickboxer. Now, the two men, despite their hatred for each other, must team up and rescue the girl before it's too late. Written by Albert Valentin

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4 August 1993 (USA)  »

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American Kickboxer 2: To the Death  »

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Trivia

The man who comes out into the street yelling "That's my car!" was Maxin Ross, who is uncredited. He owned the Platinum Club in Manila, the Philippines and several of the girls who worked for the club are extras in the movie. This scene was added to the original script as a thank you to Maxin for being a generous host. See more »

Goofs

In the "merc" bar fight, when David kicks a number of mercenaries, it's clear that he doesn't even come close to touching them, appearing to be at least half a foot away, yet they fall and react as though he did connect with them. See more »

Quotes

Mike Clark: You're late again.
Mike's Partner: Don't give me that shit!
Mike Clark: What's your problem man? The hard work's over.
Mike's Partner: We're supposed to be partners! And you think you're Dirty Goddamn Harry and you are not making my goddamn day!
Mike Clark: Hey man, I don't work good with partners.
Mike's Partner: You don't work good with anybody. You pull this Lone Ranger shit again and you can say goodbye to Tonto.
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Follows American Kickboxer (1991) See more »

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Best viewed as an unintentional comedy
26 February 2004 | by (Victoria, BC) – See all my reviews

If I recall the first movie correctly, this sequel has nothing to do with the original AMERICAN KICKBOXER, so you're not missing anything if you skip ahead to this "sequel". Though if you are looking for straight entertainment, you won't be getting anything as well. I guess some of the fight sequences are okay, but otherwise this is an extremely cheap affair , with an uninspired story and filmed mostly in drab locations. Funny thing about those locations - even though this movie takes place in the L.A. area, I swear that most of the movie was filmed outside of the United States. It would certainly explain things like that bogus police car or the police precinct it comes from! Anyway, a good amount of enjoyment still can be derived from watching the movie, if you see it as an unintentional laughfest. The cheapness gets some laughs (check out that cabin near the end of the movie), there is some dopey dialogue, but what's really funny are the incredibly bad performances. Dale "Apollo" Cook gets the bad acting prize here, overacting so much that he simply must be seen to be believed. Maybe he has a futuristic television series in his future!


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