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15 July 2003 (USA) See more »
Fight to get in. Die to get out.
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  (in credits order)

Olivier Gruner ... Dirk
Jalal Merhi ... Bill

Lorenzo Lamas ... Max
Michael Blanks ... Black Jack
Gail Harris ... Nicole

Shaun T. Benjamin ... Warden Biggs (as Shant Bejanian)

Gary Hudson ... Baxter
Jim Shagen ... Pike (as Jim Schagen)
Lucas Bablin ... Slash
Lovake Heyer ... Dermot

Gerald Okamura ... Ming Li
Elise Moller ... Betsy

Mark Parra ... Twist

Chino XL ... Parking Lot Thug (as Chino XL - Haugen)

Nino Cappuccino ... Parking Lot Thug
Winston Bailey ... Parking Lot Thug
Omar Kaczmarczyk ... Doctor

Shauna Sand ... Nurse (as Shauna Sand Lamas)

Kelly Pendygraft ... TV Reporter
Brock De Ville ... Prison Guard
Parris Washington ... Prison Guard
Roy Bamy ... Prison Guard
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Al Burke ... Fighter
Robert Chapin ... Fighter

Geoff Davis ... Thug #2
Bryan Genesse

Mike Ortiz ... Fighter
Bret Peterson ... Fighter
Robin Petgrave ... Helicopter pilot

Larnell Stovall ... Fighter
Jerry T. Adams ... Prison Guard (uncredited)
Russell Anamizu ... Fighter (uncredited)
Jonathan Durante ... Prison Fighter (uncredited)

Edwin Garcia II ... The Kid (uncredited)

Sean Kane ... Fighter (uncredited)
Robert McEvilly ... Prison Guard (uncredited)

Myke Michaels ... Tough Guy 2 (uncredited)

Roman Mitichyan ... Prisoner (uncredited)

Directed by
Jalal Merhi 
Writing credits
Glen G. Doyle (written by) (as Glen Gregory Doyle)

Produced by
Yakov Bentsvi .... producer: Los Angeles
Jacov Bresler .... associate producer
Lee Burton .... associate producer
Brian Cameron .... executive producer
Carol Davies .... co-producer
Olivier Gruner .... executive producer
Gail Harris .... executive producer
Ghandi Merhi .... associate producer
Jalal Merhi .... producer
Roberto Merhi .... associate producer
James Mou .... line producer
Alan M. Solomon .... executive producer
Original Music by
Cinematography by
Curtis Petersen 
Film Editing by
Kevin Schjerning 
Art Direction by
Lara Blasingame Hancock  (as Lara Blasingame)
Makeup Department
Michele Tyminski .... makeup department head
Production Management
Denise Skinner .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jacov Bresler .... first assistant director
Modique A. Burgess .... second second assistant director
Zachary Keats .... second unit director
Chris Ruiz .... second assistant director
Sound Department
James Dehr .... sound mixer
Gary Vaughan .... sound editor
Gary Vaughan .... sound re-recording mixer
Robert Chapin .... stunts
Gokor Chivichyan .... stunts
Edwin Garcia II .... stunts
Mike Ortiz .... featured fighter
Jeremiah Vaughn .... stunt performer
Camera and Electrical Department
John Habell .... grip
Thomas Martin .... gaffer
Sean Murray .... electrician
Tereza Nelson .... assistant camera
Bill Otto .... electrician
Curtis Petersen .... camera operator: "a" camera
Casting Department
Wizzard Elliott .... extras casting
Editorial Department
Alfredo Frasson .... color timer
Other crew
Miriam Davis .... location manager
Jen Fiedler .... production assistant
Cass Franklin .... production assistant
Sherry Gunderman .... script supervisor
Robin Petgrave .... helicopter pilot
Ryan Sims .... production assistant

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"The Circuit 2" - USA (short title)
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Rated R for violent content and some language
Canada:90 min | USA:90 min
Sound Mix:
Australia:MA (cable rating) | Australia:M (original rating) | Germany:18 | Netherlands:16 | USA:R

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4 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
Bad, 19 October 2004
Author: frankwhat from Lakewood, NJ

While slightly better than the first rendition of this series that's not to be taken as a compliment either, only because the first one was just so God awful! The sequel was just as bad, the fight scenes were boring and hosted some of the worst acting my eyes have ever laid sight upon. They seriously might as well just hold the script right in front of them and do a cold reading that's how heinous it comes out. The only thing that this had somewhat going for it was that the plot had a little bit better of a background and could have been turned into something interesting had the right screenwriters gotten their hands upon it. The other part was that there were one or two quotes that were cool, but make no mistake; it didn't save this movie in the least bit. They even brought back those corny tiki-torches for the end fight scenes that were used in the first one that any person can pick up at the dollar store easily. It goes without saying that the body count adds up once again with no one giving it a second thought. I really hope someone eventually breathes life back into the direct-to-video action movie genre needs revitalization horribly!

Final Queue:

Movies: Never quite made it there, luckily for the rest of us.

DVD Purchase: You've gotta be kiddin' me!

Rental: I wouldn't if I were you.

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