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Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004)

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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Goro Daimon ...
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Boss Koji / Crazy 88
Akaji Maro ...
Shun Sugata ...
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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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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$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$25,104,949 (USA) (16 April 2004)

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$66,207,920 (USA) (20 August 2004)
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Trivia

When the Bride first arrives at the hacienda where Bill is staying, she walks past several hotel clerks in the lobby, who are all out of focus. One of the clerks in the background is Lawrence Bender. See more »

Goofs

When BB fell asleep after watching Shogun with Mommy, Bea covers BB fully with her blanket, and puts BB's doll fully under the blanket, in the next scene we see the doll outside of the blanket. Also in the wider angle scene which Bea about to leave the room, we see BB's blanket is not fully covering her but over her belly. See more »

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[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 »

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References Reservoir Dogs (1992) See more »

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About Her
Written by Malcolm McLaren (as M. McLaren), W.C. Handy, Rod Argent
Performed by Malcolm McLaren
Courtesy of Malcolm McLaren
Contains samples of "She's Not There"
Written by Rod Argent
Published by Marquis Music Co. Ltd.
Performed by The Zombies
Licensed courtesy of Marquis Enterprises Limited
and of "St. Louis Blues"
Written by W.C. Handy (as William C. Handy)
Published by Handy Brothers Music Co., Inc., New York
Administered by EMI Music Publishing Ltd.
On behalf of Francis Day & Hunter
Performed by Bessie Smith
Original recording from the film "St. Louis Blues" in 1929
Used with permission. All rights reserved.
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Honestly better than the first
24 July 2004 | by (Los Angeles, CA) – See all my reviews

Kill Bill Volume 2 is the astonishing follow-up to perhaps 2003's best film, Kill Bill Volume 1. Quentin Tarantino once again demonstrates a mastery of dialogue in this homage to the great western and kung fu movies that inspired him from his video clerk days.

Simply, this film is as entertaining as hell. Tarantino unabashedly takes the viewer for a joyride, and the end result is a movie with intense action, tempered with some of the best dialogue I have ever heard.

Some have pointed to this film as inferior to the first volume of Kill Bill: I disagree. Whereas Tarantino is a great action director (the scene in the first film with the crazy 88s is one of my top five favorite battle scenes of all time), he even surpasses this talent in his ability to write witty, intriguing dialogue: and this film really delivers it. One scene in particular, with David Carradine as Bill, near the end, speaking with Uma Thurman's The Bride while he makes a sandwich, is unforgettable and insightfully interesting. There are few points where the film drags, and the movie ultimately creates the impression of a visceral experience. 10/10. Go see this film, it is by far the best film released so far this year.


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