Prequel to the first Missing In Action, set in the early 1980s it shows the capture of Colonel Braddock during the Vietnam war in the 1970s, and his captivity with other American POWs in a brutal prison camp, and his plans to escape.
After surviving an attempt on his life by his former partner, officer Cliff Garrett (Norris) exacts revenge on those who wronged him by going undercover as a hit man. He works to gain the ... See full summary »
Danny O'Brien is back in action fighting the notorious Simon Moon, also known as The Terror. Three years earlier O'Brien had single-handedly captured The Terror and was called Hero by the ... See full summary »
Not as jingoistic as expected, for one thing. "The radical fundamentalist element makes up only about 0.01% of the billion Muslims spread around the world. We can't condemn them all for the actions of a few", says Chuck Norris (top government agent, college professor at his spare time!) at one point, and if it sounds preachy or heavy-handed, considering the fact that some people still haven't gotten that point in the year 2008, it's quite commendable of Norris to make it in 2001. As an action film, "The President's Man 2" is above-average by TV standards. Some of the stunts are blatantly unbelievable (catching a knife thrown at you in mid-air!), but what the hell, it's an action film after all. Chuck mostly sits this one out, giving the spotlight to the young Judson Mills, who is admittedly very impressive in his fight scenes. The best scene of the movie is a friendly training "match" between Mills and Chuck's on-screen daughter, Jennifer Tung (who is either trained in the martial arts or can fake it very well). Actually, that's the second best scene. The best is Chuck kicking a terrorist onto a tree like a ball! (**1/2)
(By the way, contrary to what another comment says, Mills isn't Norris' son, Tung never goes into the field, and there is no bad girl either; seeing a movie before commenting on it is strongly recommended).
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