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Kickboxer 2: The Road Back (1991)

R | | Action, Sport | 14 June 1991 (USA)
This movie is suppose to be a sequel to the movie which starred Jean-Claude Van Damme. Only now the movie revolves around the brother of the character that Van Damme played. David Sloan is ... See full summary »

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Albert Pyun

Writers:

Mark DiSalle (characters), Jean-Claude Van Damme (characters) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sasha Mitchell ... David Sloan
Peter Boyle ... Justin Maciah
Dennis Chan ... Xian Chow
Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa ... Sanga
John Diehl ... Jack
Michel Qissi ... Tong Po
Heather McComb ... Lisa
Vince Murdocco ... Brian Wagner
Humberto Ortiz Humberto Ortiz ... Joey
Matthias Hues ... Neil Vargas
Emmanuel Kervyn Emmanuel Kervyn ... Kurt Sloan
Joe Restivo Joe Restivo ... Ring Announcer
Vincent Klyn Vincent Klyn ... Thai Thug
Brian Austin Green ... Tommy
Brent Kelly Brent Kelly ... Carl
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Storyline

This movie is suppose to be a sequel to the movie which starred Jean-Claude Van Damme. Only now the movie revolves around the brother of the character that Van Damme played. David Sloan is the brother Van Damme's Kurt Sloan. He runs a Karate gym. Now Mr. Sangha, the Thai government official who handles Tong Po, the brutal kickboxer whom Van Damme in the previous movie, wishes that Tong Po would have another shot at Kurt Sloan, so he could vindicate himself but Tong Po in a fit of rage shot and killed him thus depriving him of an opportunity to face him again. But when they hear of David, they decide that he will be the one whom Tong Po will face to regain his honor. But when David is injured, Xian David's teacher is brought over to help him with his recovery. And when he recovers, they set David up to fight Tong Po; who will survive? Written by <rcs0411@yahoo.com>

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Taglines:

A lethal kickboxer killed his brother. Now David Sloan must seek revenge the only way he knows how... in the ring See more »

Genres:

Action | Sport

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 June 1991 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Kickboxer 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$444,239, 16 June 1991, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,250,712
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Kings Road Entertainment See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Jean-Claude Van Damme turned down this movie to do Double Impact (1991) instead. See more »

Goofs

David is supposed to be the brother of Kurt and Eric from the first movie, but his last name is spelled differently (Sloan instead of Sloane). See more »

Quotes

Brian Wagner: [when injected with steroids] My body feels like it's gonna explode.
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Connections

Referenced in DVD-R Hell: How Can I Tell If I'm Really in Love? (2011) See more »

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My Brother's Eyes
Performed by Eric Barnett
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Acceptable sequel
7 March 2010 | by sveknuSee all my reviews

First of all, I daresay that the rating for this movie is too low. I give it a 5 out of 10, which is more in line with the overall quality of this than the measly 3.3 displayed on the IMDb at the moment. It's of course nowhere near as good as the first Kickboxer, but it doesn't have to be. Sasha Mitchell is no van Damme, but he does his job in a way I won't complain about. One of the good things about this is the return of Michael Qissi as Tong Po. This gives a link to the first film and makes the whole thing more interesting. But most importantly, the fight scenes are decent, the plot is not that bad and if you sit back and relax you'll see that this movie is entertaining if you have the right kind of expectations beforehand. Nothing Oscar-worthy, but as a simple martial arts/action movie this is more than OK for a night's viewing.


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