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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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Cast

Cast overview:
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
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Storyline

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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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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:

Kormi tsekouri 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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Kaijyu Theater,Toshiba EMI See more »
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Stereo

Color:

Color

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1.37 : 1
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Underrated
5 July 2006 | by maxyg18See all my reviews

This movie is highly recommended for the fans of its predecessor, although it's not in black and white, doesn't have as good of a soundtrack or have as much surrealism as the first film, but it remains to be a bit more action-packed and (let's not forget) makes a bit more sense. This time, the salary man (the protagonist from the first film) lives a normal life with his family until one day his son gets kidnapped and the salary man is forced to be experimented on by a large a gang of skinheads which speeds up the mutating process of becoming a part-metal weapon and part-human being. It's not really a sequel but it surely is one of the greatest underrated films of-all-time and is about as good as the first film (TETSUO), if not, better.


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