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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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Stars: Uma Thurman
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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 ...
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Ronnie Yoshiko Fujiyama ...
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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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Rated R for violence, language and brief drug use | See all certifications »

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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

Quentin Tarantino has the "Pussy Wagon" parked in the driveway of his home. See more »

Goofs

During Elle and the Bride's fight scene (in Budd's trailer), the Bride throws a can of tobacco spit in Elle's face. After Elle says "Gross", the spit is not on her face when the camera returns to Elle. 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

The title "Kill Bill" does not appear on screen during the opening credits. The only direct reference to the title is in the conclusion to The Bride's opening monologue, in which she states that "when I reach my destination, I am going to Kill Bill." After this, the only title shown is "Vol. 2." See more »

Connections

References Raising Arizona (1987) See more »

Soundtracks

The Chase
Written by Alan Reeves, Phil Steele, Philip Brigham
Performed by Alan Reeves, Phil Steele, Philip Brigham
Courtesy of Francis Dreyfus Music
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Pure "style", ties up unusual story started in KB: V 1.
22 April 2005 | by (Houston, Tx, USA, Earth) – See all my reviews

I saw the first half, Kill Bill: Volume 1, about a month ago, so it is still relatively fresh in my mind. Where the first half focuses mostly on Thurman's character ( The Bride aka Beatrix Kiddo aka Black Mamba aka Mommy ) going down her list to exterminate those who tried to see that she was dead, this second half focuses more on her relationship with Bill (David Carradine) and others from her past, including Elle Driver (Daryl Hannah) and Budd (Michael Madsen), all highly trained fighters as was she. While the movie, as a second installment, is mildly entertaining, it is ALL style over substance, and is a definite "10" for Tarantino's biggest fans, who enjoy his "style." However, I found much of it very slow-moving and bordering on "boring" to the point that I began to not care very much how it ended. It seems to me a self-indulgent film made by a writer/director who loves to hear the dialog he has written. I gave the first half a "4", I give this half a "4" too. I suppose one can add up the two scores and say I gave it an "8" of 10, and I probably would if he were to make one, two-hour movie out of it.

MAJOR SPOILERS. There is a scene mid-picture flashing back to the training The Bride received with the old Chinese master, and him insisting on her learning how to break through a wood plank with only 3 inches of room to accelerate her fist. Over and over she practices, knuckles bloody. It becomes her technique later for escape when, buried alive, she has to punch through the wooden casket. Good thing they didn't use a cheap steel casket! And, in an earlier conversation with Bill, who we find out is her husband, she is told of a finger punch exploding heart technique the old master used to defeat enemies, and in the final scenes while fighting Bill, she uses it on him, to his surprise, because the old Chinese had never taught it to anyone else. With Bill gone, mom and daughter seek to rebuild their lives.


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