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Martial Law II: Undercover (1991)

Sean and Billie are undercover cops and martial arts masters. Investigating the death of a cop, they uncover a deadly ring of murder and corruption at a glitzy nightclub where the rich are ... See full summary »

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Kurt Anderson

Writers:

Richard Brandes (screenplay), Pierre David (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jeff Wincott ... Det. Sean Thompson
Cynthia Rothrock ... Billie Blake
Paul Johansson ... Spencer Hamilton
Evan Lurie Evan Lurie ... Tanner
Charles Taylor Charles Taylor ... Dobbs (as L. Charles Taylor)
Sherrie Rose ... Bree
Billy Drago ... Captain Krantz
Deborah Driggs ... Tiffany
Conroy Gedeon ... Jones
Kimber Sissons Kimber Sissons ... Celeste
Leo Lee ... Han
Max Thayer ... Captain Banks
John Vidor ... Sonny
Nicholas Hill Nicholas Hill ... Jorge
Dagny Hultgreen Dagny Hultgreen ... Kristine Richards
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Storyline

Sean and Billie are undercover cops and martial arts masters. Investigating the death of a cop, they uncover a deadly ring of murder and corruption at a glitzy nightclub where the rich are entertained by seductive women and protected by martial arts experts. Billie goes undercover to infiltrate the crime ring, leading to an explosive finale. Written by Anonymous

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The mandate is clear. Zero Tolerence. See more »

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Action | Crime

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R | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

January 1992 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Martial Law II See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Released theatrically in the Philippines, where Cynthia Rothrock was already an A-list actress. See more »

Quotes

Det. Sean Thompson: [after dispatching a bad guy] Nice suit.
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Followed by Mission of Justice (1992) See more »

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The Pony Tail Movie
30 November 2006 | by KelleyscopeSee all my reviews

Steven Segal, pony tail and all, stepped onto the scene somewhere around 1990-ish with Above the Law. About a year or so later Martial Law 2:Undercover comes out ... and I have to tell you a movie with more pony tails has never been made.

But this is not to knock the movie. Trust me there is lots to knock in this movie (like how the biker gang from the opening sequence intended to transport the guns they were trying to purchase back to their homes).

No, I am not going to knock this movie. Why? Because I love this movie. It is over-the-top, well produced (seriously, Kurt Anderson -- the director-- has got some of the best performances out of the cast, good fights, a good look and good editing), comical (both on purpose and not-so-on purpose in scenes).

The replacement of Wincott for Chad McQueen's character from part one gets a better fighter in the male lead (and in my opinion a more diverse actor).

But what is it about this movie that really sets it apart, outside of all the hair and even a yawn by one actor in a scene. It is the acting by uncredited (both on IMDb and in the final credits) as Danny Borelli. I don't know why or how this guy did it, but he plays perhaps the best recovering alcoholic in film history ... well maybe second best to Ray Milland. Don't take my word for it, watch this movie. Watch the way the Borelli character continues to be engaged in conversations and scenes when he is doesn't have lines (yes I realize as an actor that is his job ... but come on, how many actors actually follow through with their jobs.

Charles Taylor is credited for playing Borelli as well as Dobbs, but Dobbs is the character that Borelli was following, and while they list Borelli's wife in the end credits of the film, I did not see the actors' name for Borelli listed ...


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