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Battle Royale II (2003)

Batoru rowaiaru II: Chinkonka (original title)
Not Rated | | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi | 5 July 2003 (Japan)
Three years after the failure of the last BR program, a second act is forged and a class of students are sent to an island with one objective: kill international terrorist Shuya Nanahara.
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Credited cast:
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Ai Maeda ...
Shûgo Oshinari ...
Takuma Aoi
Ayana Sakai ...
Nao Asakura
Haruka Suenaga ...
Haruka Kuze
Yûma Ishigaki ...
Mitsugu Sakai
Miyuki Kanbe ...
Kyoko Kakei
Masaya Kikawada ...
Shintaro Makimura
Yôko Maki ...
Maki Souda
Yuki Ito ...
Ryo Kurosawa
Natsuki Katô ...
Saki Sakurai
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Riki Takeuchi ...
Riki Takeuchi (Sensei)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Aja ...
Kazumi Fukuda
Munetaka Aoki ...
Jun Nanami
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Three years after the events in "Battle Royale," Shuya Nanahara (Tatsuya Fujiwara)is a well-known terrorist bent on bringing down the government. In response, they order the creation of the "Battle Royale 2" program, and send a class of junior-high students to catch and kill him. Written by Jacquie Allen <madameoneesanbr@darksites.com>

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This time it's war. See more »


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Budget:

$9,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$714,697 (Japan) (4 July 2003)
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1.78 : 1
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Quentin Tarantino was offered a role but couldn't do it because of scheduling. He said, "They wanted me to play the President of the United States." See more »

Goofs

During the gunfight between the terrorists and the students, in the rundown building, a cable can be seen supporting Kurosawa. See more »

Quotes

Sensei: Boy # 15 Makimura Shintaro, Girl # 15 Fukuda Kazumi.
Shintaro Makimura: I absolutely refuse.
Sensei: Huh?
Shintaro Makimura: I absolutely refuse to participate.
Ryo Kurosawa: Loser.
Kazumi Fukuda: Sorry, but I'm going.
Shintaro Makimura: Go right ahead.
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Crazy Credits

Towards the end of the credits a flag is shown, followed by black and white stills from the action sequences in the movie and then a black and white photo of the whole class that participated in the BR2 act, then another BW still of Nanahara and his comrades, and lastly a BW shot of director Kinji Fukasaku. See more »

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References Wedlock (1991) See more »

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amazing film
3 February 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I just finished this film, being a huge fan of the first, and could not believe how amazing the sequel was. First and foremost, the storylines are very different from the first. Where the first almost had a dark comedy feel to it, the second is almost apocalyptic. Getting past the rather obvious verbal abuse on the US, you see that The Wild Seven (Nanahara's terrorist group) were just a bunch of scared and lonely kids who just wanted to belong somewhere. Nanahara Shuya really had a metamorphosis from the naive idealistic teen in BRI to a stoic leader in BRII. My only advise to future watchers, watch the first one, keep an open mind, and enjoy. *oh, and give the crazy pill-popping sensei a break, he comes through :-D


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