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Trancers II (1991)

It is Los Angeles, 1991. Jack Deth has become accustomed to life with his new wife, Lena, in the six years since they singed Whistler. Hap Ashby, a former pitcher for the California Angels,... See full summary »

Director:

Charles Band

Writers:

Jackson Barr (original story), Charles Band (original story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tim Thomerson ... Jack Deth
Helen Hunt ... Lena Deth
Megan Ward ... Alice Stillwell
Biff Manard Biff Manard ... Hap Ashby
Martine Beswick ... Nurse Trotter
Jeffrey Combs ... Dr. Pyle
Alyson Croft Alyson Croft ... McNulty
Telma Hopkins ... Cmdr. Raines
Art LaFleur ... Old McNulty (as Art La Fleur)
Barbara Crampton ... Sadie Brady
Sonny Carl Davis ... Rabbit
Richard Lynch ... Dr. Wardo
Rhino Michaels ... Shovel Man
Michael Secora Michael Secora ... Ramon
Willy Parsons Willy Parsons ... Curly
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Storyline

It is Los Angeles, 1991. Jack Deth has become accustomed to life with his new wife, Lena, in the six years since they singed Whistler. Hap Ashby, a former pitcher for the California Angels, had gotten his life out of the gutter and made quite a fortune investing, which he uses to finance his collection of fire trucks, among other things. But life is about to become a little more difficult for Jack and the gang. Whistler's brother, E.D. Wardo, has gome back in time and has started a trancer farm under the organization known as GreenWorld. GreenWorld strives to 'clean up the world', but in reality they are kidnapping homeless people and mental patients to become 'tranced'. And they're after Hap, the ancestor of a future Council Member. Jack's quite ready to singe a few trancers, but he isn't expecting his dead wife to show up. Through the power of technology, Alice has been saved from death and sent back to 1991 to help Jack and stop Wardo. The tension mounts as Lena becomes more ... Written by Michael Silva <silvamd@cleo.bc.edu>

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Taglines:

Time waits for no man... unless his name is JACK DETH! See more »

Genres:

Action | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence. | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 August 1991 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Trancers II: The Return of Jack Deth See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Full Moon Entertainment See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Another Trancers 2 was made as part of the unreleased 1988 anthology film PulsePounders, which Charles Band previously directed and produced for his previous studio Empire Pictures. It was also written by original Trancers writers Danny Bilson and Paul De Meo. See more »

Quotes

Old McNulty: You don't know what it was like the last time, waking up in the body of a 9-year-old girl!
Cmdr. Raines: Look, we're sending you back to 1991. Your ancestor will be 15 now!
Old McNulty: And that's supposed to make me feel better? Guys are going to try to get in my pants!
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Referenced in Gingerdead Man Vs. Evil Bong (2013) See more »

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Elequance
Written by Simon Stokes & Tom Henley
Performed by F.U.2
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This Trancers was better to me than the first.
6 August 2009 | by Aaron1375See all my reviews

I just thought this one had a better plot and better pacing and there were more Trancers in it than there were in the first one. I can remember everything about it, mainly that Jack Deth is back and must protect some politician or something. For a movie by Full Moon though it had a nice array of stars in it. Granted some of them you would expect to be in a "b" movie, others not so much. Once again, this movie just shows you that Full Moon Studios at one time actually put some effort into their films. The studio was rather good in the late 80's and early 90's then at a point it just seemed to turn out really bad movies. It went from films like this, to movies like the "Shrieker" and "The Dead Hate the Living" two rather bad movies that were somewhat enjoyable to movies that were even worse that were not so enjoyable to watch. I think they are pretty much gone now as I have not seen a movie by them in a long time now. Still, this one had good action and picked from the first movie and became the more superior flick in my mind.


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