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Best of the Best II (1993)

The Colosseum is the fighting arena owned by the champion Bracus. Now after the death of their friend, Rhee and Roberts want revenge.

Director:

Robert Radler

Writers:

Max Strom (screenplay), John Allen Nelson (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Eric Roberts ... Alex Grady
Phillip Rhee ... Tommy Lee
Chris Penn ... Travis Brickley (as Christopher Penn)
Edan Gross Edan Gross ... Walter Grady
Ralf Moeller ... Brakus
Meg Foster ... Sue MacCauley
Sonny Landham ... James
Wayne Newton ... Weldon
Betty Carvalho Betty Carvalho ... Grandma
Simon Rhee ... Dae Han
Claire Stansfield ... Greta
Hayward Nishioka Hayward Nishioka ... Sae Jin Kwon
Ken Nagayama Ken Nagayama ... Yung June
Frank Salsedo Frank Salsedo ... Charlie
Stefanos Miltsakakis ... Stavros
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Storyline

In an underground fight club, blackbelt Travis Brickley is killed after losing to the evil martial arts master Brakus. Travis' death is witnessed by Walter Grady, the son of his best friend Alex Grady. Alex and his partner, Tommy Lee, vow to avenge their friend's death by defeating Brakus and shutting down the fight club. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong martial arts violence | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 March 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bedst af de bedste 2 See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$7,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,840,931, 7 March 1993

Gross USA:

$6,607,218
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Because the film was a box office flop during its cinema release, the subsequent sequels were all released direct to video. See more »

Goofs

In the arena, Tommy Lee does a cartwheel kick against the Russian fighter with his front side to the camera. In the next shot the kick is still in motion, but with his back side to the camera. See more »

Quotes

Grandma: Are you gonna help Tommy?
James: Sure. I'll help him. Be my pleasure to help the boy.
James: [hands her a dollar] Here. Give him that for a bowl of soup.
Grandma: I know what happened to you, and what you think it cost you. But the son who left me many moons ago in search of his manhood came back to me a drunken, self pitying, overgrown child. You are a terrible example for our people and a disgrace to your mother. You have an opportunity now to do some good.
[begins walking away, then turns to him]
Grandma: Help Tommy or pack ...
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Followed by Best of the Best 3: No Turning Back (1995) See more »

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Awesome action with a trite plot...
29 November 1999 | by sds5See all my reviews

This was a great movie with a lot of great fight scenes. Brakus is depicted as the ultimate evil. It is pretty violent, but if that doesn't bother you then you will like it. All in all a good movie with intense action.


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