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Exterminator 2 (1984)

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The flamethrower-wielding vigilante John Eastland returns to rid New York of a drug lord and his gang.

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Mark Buntzman
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Robert Ginty ... John Eastland
Mario Van Peebles ... X
Deborah Geffner ... Caroline
Frankie Faison ... Be Gee
Scott 'Slo-motion' Randolph Scott 'Slo-motion' Randolph ... Eyes (as Scott Randolf)
Reggie Rock Bythewood ... Spider
Bruce Smolanoff ... Red Rat
David Buntzman David Buntzman ... Head Mafioso
Kenny Marino Kenny Marino ... Tony
Derek Evans Derek Evans ... Squealer
Irwin Keyes ... Monster
Robert Louis King Robert Louis King ... Philo
Arye Gross ... Turbo
Janet Rotblatt ... Mom
Steffen Zacharias Steffen Zacharias ... Pop
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Storyline

The flamethrower-wielding vigilante John Eastland returns to rid New York of a drug lord and his gang.

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Taglines:

John Eastland is back - He Knew You Were Lying - The Frightmare Continues! See more »


Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 September 1984 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Exterminator 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,204,197, 16 September 1984, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$3,739,406, 21 October 1984
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color (TVC)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Some lobby cards and stills show several scenes cut from the movie; John looking at wounded and dead people inside the night club after helicopter crashes on it and explodes, Caroline helping someone who got injured in the same deleted club explosion scene, John throwing the wheel cap on one of the gang members who jumps onto Be Gee's garbage truck when he tries to stop the gang members from stealing the armored car, after the armored car robbery and his fight with gang members John escapes from the police and is hiding somewhere while his head is covered with blood due to the injury he got during the club explosion, Caroline taking care of John's head wound, longer version of the scene where X and his gang members attack Caroline in the park, also some lobby cards show pictures from original ending with John and X fighting with each other next to the garbage truck and wounded X kneeling on the ground while some cop is pointing his shotgun at him. See more »

Goofs

The news anchor at the beginning says The Exterminator got his name by the media, but in the first film it is Eastland himself who comes up with the name when signing a letter to the police. See more »

Quotes

X: [To John Eastland] You want to clean out the streets? *I am* the streets!
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Soundtracks

Exterminate Me (With Your Flame)
Performed by Lisa Robertson
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everything you want it to be
6 May 2006 | by roon_baboonSee all my reviews

i've read some bad comments about this film on this site, mainly from people who i think took even the first film rather too seriously. this is a brilliant piece of absurd 80's action, dutifully modelled on the superb death wish series. the "street punks" are one of the best features and resemble the b*****d offspring of the warriors and mad max 2. the exterminator himself spends most of the film going berserk with a flamethrower and at one point he operates a rubbish truck armed with remote control machine guns. the action is interspersed with ridiculous love scenes involving a stripper. although i think this film does lack some of the quality of the original i found it just as enjoyable and anyone who can appreciate the death wish series should certainly enjoy this


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