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Fortress 2 (2000)

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7 years after the original Fortress movie, Brennick and his family are still on the run from the Men-tel corporation. A group of rebels attempt to gain his support but he refuses, wanting ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Aidan Ostrogovich ...
Danny Brennick
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Nestor Tubman
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Elena Rivera
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Stanley Nussbaum
Paul de Bourcy ...
Eagle Two
Bruce MacEwen ...
Mercenary Leader (as Bruce McEwen)
Stephen Shivers ...
Mercenary
Marius Speller ...
Eagle One
Mereta Mita ...
ZED (voice)
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Peter Teller
Thea Slikboer ...
Sally Ho
Carl Chase ...
Wells
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Sato
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7 years after the original Fortress movie, Brennick and his family are still on the run from the Men-tel corporation. A group of rebels attempt to gain his support but he refuses, wanting to focus on his family. A raid follows and Brennick along with the rebels are captured and sent to a new, more sophisticated fortress prison in outer space. But Brennick's not a man to give in easily, and with a 10 year old son waiting for him back on earth, he's going to pack some serious assault on the evil corporation... Written by <tgraham@currantbun.com>

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Locked in a prison orbiting 26,000 miles above earth. Escape was never thought possible...until now.

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Rated R for violence, language and nudity | See all certifications »

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Fortress 2: Re-Entry  »

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$11,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Geoff Murphy wanted to make "Fortress 2" an exciting space saga. See more »

Goofs

Christopher Lambert's character is billed as John Henry Brennick, however during the scene where ZED is processing Brennick into the fortress, he is referred to as "Brennick, John W.". See more »

Quotes

Wells: Nobody likes a smart guy, Brennick!
John Henry Brennick: You must be very popular.
Wells: You disrespectin' me, punk?
John Henry Brennick: I'm not lookin' for any trouble.
Wells: Found you anyway!
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Want to learn how to hold your breath in space? Watch this movie to find out how!
27 April 2002 | by See all my reviews

Now don't get me wrong, I enjoy a good SCI-FI flick as much as anybody. Especially when Christopher Lambert is the star. I really liked the first Fortress Adventure. But it seems as if they made a sequel just for the sake of making a sequel. The basic story line is the pretty much the same as the first. Brennick gets caught by Mental, hence Brennick is once again in a prison(fortress). This time in outer space. How will our hero ever escape? I won't say too much if you havn't seen it. But what i will say is that this movie opened my eyes to a new kind of science discovery, appearently a person CAN hold his/her breath in outer space without spacesuit or helmet........right... Anyways, if you are looking for a SCI-FI flick and have NOTHING else to watch. I recommend watching this movie. The visual effects are great. Sound is respectable. You might think I didnt like this movie, actually I own the DVD. Even though this movie wasn't a huge hit, do you think we will get to see a Fortress 3: Banished to the Planet Ziest....(it would be a good tie-in for Highlander 2 or not...)


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