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Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004)

 -  Action | Crime | Thriller  -  16 April 2004 (USA)
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The Bride continues her quest of vengeance against her former boss and lover Bill, the reclusive bouncer Budd and the treacherous, one-eyed Elle.

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Bald Guy (as Kenji Oba)
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Tokyo Businessman (as Yoshijuki Morishita)
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Boss Benta
Sachiko Fujii ...
The 5, 6, 7, 8's (as The 5 6 7 8's)
Ronnie Yoshiko Fujiyama ...
The 5, 6, 7, 8's (as The 5 6 7 8's)
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Storyline

The murderous Bride is back and she is still continuing her vengeance quest against her ex-boss, Bill, and taking aim at Bill's younger brother Budd and Elle Driver, the only survivors from the squad of assassins who betrayed her four years earlier. It's all leading up to the ultimate confrontation with Bill, the Bride's former master and the man who ordered her execution! Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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The bride is back for the final cut See more »

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Action | Crime | Thriller

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Rated R for violence, language and brief drug use | See all certifications »

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16 April 2004 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$440,216 (Spain) (30 July 2004)

Gross:

$1,801,760 (Brazil) (22 October 2004)
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Trivia

The brothel segment where the Bride meets with Esteban Vihaio (Michael Parks) was the very last scene of the movie to be shot, which was filmed at an actual Mexican brothel and all of the female extras were actual prostitutes that worked at the brothel. See more »

Goofs

The extreme close-up of the bride's face as she looks down upon Budd's trailer shows the reflection of the cameraman in her eyes. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Bill: Do you find me sadistic? You know, Kiddo, I'd like to believe that you're aware enough even now to know that there's nothing sadistic in my actions. At this moment, this is me at my most masochistic.
The Bride: Bill, it's your bab...
[BLAM!]
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Crazy Credits

Uma Thurman's character is credited as Beatrix Kiddo (her real name) aka Black Mamba (her code name) aka The Bride (her credit in the first film) aka Mommy (what her daugher calls her). See more »


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Dies Irae
Written by Nora Orlandi (Siae)
Performed by Paolo Ormi
Courtesy of Gemelli
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Tarantino's Triumph: Volume Two
22 April 2004 | by (the Draconian Swamp of Unholy Souls) – See all my reviews

Rarely known a movie I've been looking forward to so much than Q.T's resumption of the Kill Bill saga. I, as well as millions of others film-freaks, awaited Uma Thurman's further adventures with wicked anticipation. And of course…Tarantino didn't disappoint. Volume two is a completely different movie than volume one, but it's equally brilliant and the director's trademarks are shown more than obviously. Volume one merely was homage to the Eastern Martial Arts movies, with delightfully over-the-top splatter and gore while Vol. 2 fully focuses on ancient westerns and rural horror. There's more dialogue, more twists ‘n turns and the anti-chronological structure results in more depth and involvement. Some unexplained elements from Vol.1 become clear now and even the entire background of Thurman's character gets unveiled. For the very first time, (as far as I can remember) Tarantino really knows how to create an unbearable tension! There's a sequence in which Uma is buried alive and trapped under the ground…Through simple methods, like a completely black screen, Tarantino arises claustrophobia among the audience! Truly terrific filmmaking.

The actors in Kill Bill aren't Hollywood's best, but they each have their charisma and their typical Tarantino characters do the rest. The camera viewpoints are brilliant at times and – as usual – the tiny absurd elements are a joy to discover. Tarantino's entire Kill Bill achievement may easily be considered as one of the most creative and dared film-projects ever! Do yourself a favor and watch them! …Over and over again.


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