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Fortress 2 (2000)

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7 years after the original Fortress movie, Brennick along with the rebels are captured and sent to a new, more sophisticated fortress prison, in outer space.

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Geoff Murphy

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Christopher Lambert ... John Henry Brennick
Aidan Ostrogovich Aidan Ostrogovich ... Danny Brennick
David Roberson David Roberson ... Nestor Tubman
Liz May Brice ... Elena Rivera
Beth Toussaint ... Karen Brennick
Willie Garson ... Stanley Nussbaum
Paul de Bourcy Paul de Bourcy ... Eagle Two
Bruce MacEwen Bruce MacEwen ... Mercenary Leader (as Bruce McEwen)
Stephen Shivers Stephen Shivers ... Mercenary
Marius Speller Marius Speller ... Eagle One
Mereta Mita Mereta Mita ... ZED (voice)
Patrick Malahide ... Peter Teller
Thea Slikboer Thea Slikboer ... Sally Ho
Carl Chase Carl Chase ... Wells
Yuji Okumoto ... Sato
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Storyline

7 years after the original Fortress movie, Brennick and his family are still on the run from the Men-tel corporation. A group of rebels attempt to gain his support but he refuses, wanting to focus on his family. A raid follows and Brennick along with the rebels are captured and sent to a new, more sophisticated fortress prison in outer space. But Brennick's not a man to give in easily, and with a 10 year old son waiting for him back on earth, he's going to pack some serious assault on the evil corporation... Written by <tgraham@currantbun.com>

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Locked in a prison orbiting 26,000 miles above earth. Escape was never thought possible...until now.

Genres:

Action | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, language and nudity | See all certifications »

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Country:

Luxembourg | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 March 2000 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

Fortress 2: Re-Entry See more »

Filming Locations:

Luxembourg, Luxembourg

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Budget:

$11,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

7 years earlier Carl Chase had starred in another science fiction that is set in a prison - Alien 3 (1992). The film was released the same year as the original Fortress (1992). See more »

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The movie is supposed to take place 7 years after the previous one (after John's son was born) yet, in this movie, his son is 10 years old. See more »

Quotes

Wells: Nobody likes a smart guy, Brennick!
John Henry Brennick: You must be very popular.
Wells: You disrespectin' me, punk?
John Henry Brennick: I'm not lookin' for any trouble.
Wells: Found you anyway!
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References 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) See more »

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Want to learn how to hold your breath in space? Watch this movie to find out how!
27 April 2002 | by crc_errorSee all my reviews

Now don't get me wrong, I enjoy a good SCI-FI flick as much as anybody. Especially when Christopher Lambert is the star. I really liked the first Fortress Adventure. But it seems as if they made a sequel just for the sake of making a sequel. The basic story line is the pretty much the same as the first. Brennick gets caught by Mental, hence Brennick is once again in a prison(fortress). This time in outer space. How will our hero ever escape? I won't say too much if you havn't seen it. But what i will say is that this movie opened my eyes to a new kind of science discovery, appearently a person CAN hold his/her breath in outer space without spacesuit or helmet........right... Anyways, if you are looking for a SCI-FI flick and have NOTHING else to watch. I recommend watching this movie. The visual effects are great. Sound is respectable. You might think I didnt like this movie, actually I own the DVD. Even though this movie wasn't a huge hit, do you think we will get to see a Fortress 3: Banished to the Planet Ziest....(it would be a good tie-in for Highlander 2 or not...)


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