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Fortress 2 (2000)

7 years after the original Fortress movie, Brennick along with the rebels are captured and sent to a new, more sophisticated fortress prison, in outer space.

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Aidan Ostrogovich ...
Danny Brennick
David Roberson ...
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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2 March 2000 (Australia)  »

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Fortress 2: Re-Entry  »

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$11,000,000 (estimated)
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Christopher Lambert is the only actor from the original "Fortress" to reprise his role. See more »

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When Brennick meets Teller. Teller states that he was the prison director in charge of the 1st Fortress, which Brennick and Karen escaped. In the original film, the prison director in charge of the original Fortress was Poe (Kurtwood Smith), who was killed during Brennick's escape. See more »

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Peter Teller: ZED, behavioral modification. Highest level. John Brennick.
ZED: I'm sorry, but that file has been deleted from the system.
Peter Teller: By whom?
Sato: You said delete all casualties.
Peter Teller: Casualties means dead, you cretin!
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Fortress 2: Re-write
11 January 2007 | by (Boston, MA) – See all my reviews

A sequel to cult director Stuart Gordan's fun and campy film from 1993. This time Brennick is once again caught by the super-evil Men-Tel corporation and locked in a facility orbiting the Earth. Naturally he soon begins planning an escape.

Aside from the opening action scene which is OK the film starts to sink pretty fast. Relying too much on computer effects that are really sub-par - the first film cleverly used set design more than computer effects - and then there are some glaring plot devices that pretty much overshadow parts of the plot that are enjoyable. Cheesy computer effects are forgivable and can easily be looked on as a new-age camp, but the silliness of the plot of is poor script writing and that is almost impossible to forgive. You need a tight script for a good movie. Period.

Also, if you thought the end to first film was cheesy then you'll like this film even less because the ending is even ridiculous by fairy tale standards. --- 4/10

Rated R: violence and profanity


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