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The Art of War II: Betrayal (2008)

Video  -  Action | Thriller  -  12 August 2008 (USA)
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Agent Neil Shaw is called out of retirement and finds himself in the midst of a plot to assassinate several leading Senators with himself set-up to take the rap for a recent killing.

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When Agent Neil Shaw comes out of hiding to vindicate his former mentor's murder, he winds up on the trail of betrayal and lethal corruption. Under the charge of his friend and a senatorial candidate, his mission is to set things straight. But when more people turn up dead, Shaw realizes that he's been set up as bait. Written by Anonymous

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He's Back... And He Wants Revenge

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Rated R for violence, brief language and sexual images | See all certifications »
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L'art de la guerre II - Trahison  »

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The "L900 Battle Rifle" is in fact the M-950/Liberty III Pistol from Calico Weapon System. See more »

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(at around 37 mins) A woman in the background is typing on her laptop while it is showing a login screen. See more »

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Referenced in Bad Movie Beatdown: The Art of War III: Retribution (2012) See more »

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The Art of making a lousy movie on tight budget!
11 November 2008 | by See all my reviews

Perhaps you like or perhaps you hate the first Art Of War. However, considering limitations of this genre, what Christian Duguay presented from his creative side is truly fantastic.

Superb dosage of action. Action mostly intelligent at that. Cinematic side of the first one is exceptional and truly atmospheric, while sound treatment was of the same caliber. Well collaborated efforts with fine results. It is very clear to anyone who has seen the first part; that story and the movie itself, never really anticipated further conclusion; nor it required any sequel for that matter.

This could be any "of the shelf" action movie with Wesley and with title that would less embarrass both Wesley and the rest of the collaborating crew. I wont even path into this story. Just awful ! Technical and visual side of this movie is incredibly ambivalent. From time to time I had a feeling of watching a TV movie or high packed TV commercial. A few nice shoots, but what remains is almost vaccinated from cinematic experience. Wesley, I like you, always did. But please, learn the art of choosing the Sun Tzus among writers, directors and casting! And please, don't be cheap on production like this!


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