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Tetsuo II: Body Hammer (1992)

Sequel to "Tetsuo" this time has the Iron Man transforming into cyberkinetic gun when a gang of vicious skinheads kidnap his son. When the skinheads capture him, they begin to experiment on... See full summary »

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Shin'ya Tsukamoto
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Cast

Credited cast:
Tomorô Taguchi ... Taniguchi Tomoo
Shin'ya Tsukamoto ... Yatsu (The Guy)
Nobu Kanaoka ... Kana
Sujin Kim Sujin Kim ... Taniguchi's Father
Hideaki Tezuka Hideaki Tezuka ... Big Skinhead
Tomoo Asada Tomoo Asada ... Young Skinhead
Iwata Iwata ... Taniguchi's Mother
Keinosuke Tomioka Keinosuke Tomioka ... Minori
Torauemon Utazawa Torauemon Utazawa ... Mad Scientist
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Min Tanaka
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Sequel to "Tetsuo" this time has the Iron Man transforming into cyberkinetic gun when a gang of vicious skinheads kidnap his son. When the skinheads capture him, they begin to experiment on him...speeding up the mutative process! Written by Humberto Amador

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Rated R for bizarre violent images throughout | See all certifications »

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

15 August 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Tetsuo - Vasember 2. See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,550, 22 June 1997, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$2,550, 22 June 1997
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1.37 : 1
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A Kinetic Nightmare
23 September 2002 | by mikec32001See all my reviews

This is truly a worthy sequel. A brilliant re-imagining with increased budget and, yes, something approaching a story. But don't be surprised if you lose the plot yourself, just sit back and be amazed by this work of live manga brilliance. Be perversely moved too, as I was, by the family story at the heart of the work. The effects are unique and uniquely unreal, as they were in the original. This is one filmaker's nightmares rendered real. These two films, along with Lynch's Eraserhead, are the real deal. The cutting is fast so as to cause many (already extreme) shots to register on the subconscious more than the seeing eye. It will haunt you. Very highly recommended indeed.


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