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Best of the Best 2 (1993) Movie



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Overview

Language
English

Country
(Hollywood) USA

Ratings / Votes
4.6/ 10 (2776 Votes)

MPAA Ratings
Rated R for strong martial arts violence

Production Company
Movie Group, The [us]
Picture Securities

Production Designer

All Producers

All Directors

Writers

Release Date
(USA) - 5 March 1993
(UK) - 9 April 1993
(South Korea) - 17 April 1993
(Philippines) - 13 May 1993
(Portugal) - 28 May 1993

Running Time
101

Tagline
Get ready for the ultimate challenge!

Keywords
action-hero, ambush, bare-chested-male, beefcake-martial-arts, black-belt, brawl, chop-socky, combat, digit-in-title, disarming-someone, fight, fight-to-the-death, fighting, fist-fight, gangster, gunfight, hand-to-hand-combat, hapkido, hero, home-invasion, illegal-fistfight, independent-film, korean, kung-fu, kung-fu-classic,

Technical Support
CAM:Panavision Camera and Lenses
LAB:DeLuxe, Hollywood (CA), USA
RAT:1.85 : 1



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Full Cast

  1. Beard, Rene as (uncredited) [Spectator]
  2. Boreanaz, David as (uncredited) [Extra]
  3. Bunker, Edward as [Spotlight Operator] <21>
  4. Carnel, Chris (I) as (uncredited) [Barkus sparring partner]
  5. Choi, James (I) as (uncredited) [Barkus sparring partner]
  6. Clayton, Kelly as (uncredited) [Barkus sparring partner]
  7. Desir, Alex as [Andre Marais] <31>
  8. Emmich, Cliff as [Texan] <30>
  9. Falcon, Randy as [Native Indian] <39>
  10. Genovese, Mike as [Gus] <18>
  11. Gomes, Randy as [Policeman] <25>
  12. Gross, Edan as [Walter Grady] <4>
  13. Hanna, Bryan (II) as (uncredited) [Tae-Kwon-Do Instructor/Judge]
  14. Hauss, Harry as [Helicopter Pilot] <27>
  15. Hodder, Kane (I) as [Backdoor Man] <24>
  16. Iacangelo III, Peter as (uncredited) [Black Belt Candidate]
  17. Khalsa, Nanak as (uncredited) [Gatka Swordsman]
  18. Kilpatrick, Patrick as [Finch] <17>
  19. Kim, Myung Kue as [Khan] <16>
  20. Landham, Sonny as [James] <7>
  21. Lewis, Bob (I) as [Minister] <40>
  22. Lima, André (I) as (uncredited) [Barkus sparring partner]
  23. Mark, Todd as (uncredited) [Barkus sparring partner]
  24. Meyers, Rusty as [TV Reporter] <41>
  25. Miltsakakis, Stefanos as [Stavros] <15>
  26. Moeller, Ralf as [Brakus] <5>
  27. Nagayama, Ken as [Yung June] <13>
  28. Newton, Wayne as [Weldon] <8>
  29. Nishioka, Hayward as [Sae Jin Kwon] <12>
  30. Norris, Buckley (I) as [Gambler] <28>
  31. Olan, Jeff as [Security Guard] <43>
  32. Penn, Chris (I) as (as Christopher Penn) [Travis Brickley] <3>
  33. Perry, Manny as [Gunman in Desert] <37>
  34. Radler, Robert as [Floor Manager] <26>
  35. Rhee, Phillip as [Tommy Lee] <2>
  36. Rhee, Simon as [Dae Han] <10>
  37. Roberts, Eric (I) as [Alex Grady] <1>
  38. Rody, David as [Slimy Man] <22>
  39. Salsedo, Frank as [Charlie] <14>
  40. Selznick, Albie as [Man in Crowd] <34>
  41. Sheeham, John Charles as [Front Doorman] <23>
  42. Simons, Keaton as (uncredited) [Older Boy]
  43. Strauss, Jonathan (II) as [Boy Basketball Player] <42>
  44. Thomas, Matt (I) as [Soft Voice] <20>
  45. Treanor, Michael as (uncredited) [Extra]
  46. Washington, Lionel (II) as [Hammer] <32>
  47. Worth, Nicholas (I) as [Sick Humor] <19>
  48. Ziegler, Gunter as (as Günther Ziegler) [Security Guard] <44>
  49. Barry, Amanda (I) as [Bartender] <33>
  50. Carlson, Andrea (I) as (uncredited) [Extra]
  51. Carvalho, Betty (I) as [Grandma] <9>
  52. Foster, Meg (I) as [Sue MacCauley] <6>
  53. Holgate, Melissa as [Woman in Crowd] <35>
  54. Ivana, Rain as [Teller] <29>
  55. Soustre, Christine as [Woman in Bar] <36>
  56. Stansfield, Claire as [Greta] <11>
  57. Thom, Cristy as [Girl at Restaurant] <38>

Genres

  1. Action
  2. Crime
  3. Drama
  4. Thriller

Full Plot

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. Jean-Marc Rocher Plot not found

Total Business

GR: USD 6,044,652 (USA) (4 April 1993) GR: USD 5,855,441 (USA) (28 March 1993) GR: USD 5,506,851 (USA) (21 March 1993) GR: USD 4,609,227 (USA) (14 March 1993) GR: USD 2,840,931 (USA) (7 March 1993) GR: USD 6,607,218 (USA) GR: GBP 100,997 (UK) (29 April 1993) GR: GBP 95,367 (UK) (22 April 1993) GR: GBP 65,977 (UK) (15 April 1993) GR: USD 156,276 (UK) GR: DEM 361,181 (Germany) (29 September 1993) GR: DEM 354,841 (Germany) (22 September 1993) GR: DEM 338,880 (Germany) (15 September 1993) GR: DEM 302,453 (Germany) (8 September 1993) GR: DEM 216,210 (Germany) (1 September 1993) GR: USD 219,392 (Germany) OW: USD 2,840,931 (USA) (7 March 1993) OW: GBP 65,977 (UK) (15 April 1993) (26 screens) OW: DEM 216,210 (Germany) (1 September 1993) (77 screens) SD: 30 March 1992 - 28 May 1992 WG: USD 121,698 (USA) (4 April 1993) (152 screens) WG: USD 201,337 (USA) (28 March 1993) (223 screens) WG: USD 429,595 (USA) (21 March 1993) (495 screens) WG: USD 1,047,410 (USA) (14 March 1993) WG: USD 2,840,931 (USA) (7 March 1993) WG: GBP 5,630 (UK) (29 April 1993) (9 screens) WG: GBP 29,390 (UK) (22 April 1993) (26 screens) WG: GBP 65,977 (UK) (15 April 1993) (26 screens) WG: DEM 6,340 (Germany) (29 September 1993) (7 screens) WG: DEM 15,961 (Germany) (22 September 1993) (20 screens) WG: DEM 36,427 (Germany) (15 September 1993) (33 screens) WG: DEM 86,243 (Germany) (8 September 1993) (60 screens) WG: DEM 216,210 (Germany) (1 September 1993) (77 screens)

Movie Certificate

18 (Germany)(heavily cut)
15 (Denmark)
15 (South Korea)
R-18 (Philippines)
PG (Singapore)
12 (Netherlands)(TV rating)
M/12 (Portugal)
12 (Spain)(2010)
MA (Australia)
-16 (France)
16 (Netherlands)
18 (Norway)(video premiere)
18 (UK)
R (USA)
16 (Iceland)
BPjM Restricted (Germany)

Music Composers

  1. Frank, David Michael

Cinematographers

  1. Tammes, Fred

Dress Designers

  1. May, Mona (I)

Distributors

20th Century Fox [fr] - (2011) (France) (theatrical)
20th Century Fox of Germany [de] - (1993) (Germany) (theatrical)
Ascot Video [de]
Entertainment Film Distributors [gb] - (1993) (UK) (theatrical)
Entertainment in Video [gb] - (1993) (UK) (video)
Top Tape [br] - (Brazil) (VHS)
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation [us] - (1993) (USA) (theatrical)

Film Editors

  1. Lovitt, Bert
  2. Retz, Florent (as Danny Retz)

Misc

  1. Alexander, George (V) (choreographer)
  2. Boydston, Paul D. (location manager)
  3. Cantu, Dea (script supervisor) (as Dea Hickox)
  4. Chasse, Betsy (production coordinator)
  5. Cohen, Stacy (I) (assistant to director)
  6. Costa, Danny (horse wrangler)
  7. Dubey, Bill (production assistant)
  8. Garcia-Wood, Nan (set medic)
  9. Martínez, Karen (I) (assistant: Mr. Rhee)
  10. Muse, Bob (I) (helicopter pilot: Gazelle)
  11. Norman, Phill (title designer)
  12. Piazzie, Debra (coordinator: Las Vegas)
  13. Poppie, Lee (stand-in) (as Lee Poppi)
  14. Scott, Deborah (I) (director: interview sequence)
  15. Scott, Deborah (I) (producer: interview sequence)
  16. Strauss, Jonathan (II) (production assistant)

Quotes

Weldon: The winner and new owner of the Coliseum, Mr. Tommy Lee! Say a few words, champ. Tommy Lee: The Coliseum is closed. Sick Humor: [Tommy Lee's house explodes with Gus inside] I always told Gus smoking would kill him. [breaks into laughter] [talking about the Coliseum gladiators] Weldon: They kill their own mothers! Mean as catshit! Run over nuns! Alex Grady: Did you kill Travis Brickley? Brakus: Easily.

Other Titles

  1. Best of the Best II (1993) (ENG)
    (Australia) (TV title)

  2. Der Unbesiegbare - Best of the Best (1993) (ENG)
    (Germany)

  3. Karate Tiger 6 (1993) (ENG)
    (Germany) (video title)

  4. Kickboxing mortale (1993) (ENG)
    (Italy)

Shooting/Filming Locations

  1. Arizona, USA
  2. Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
  3. Los Angeles, California, USA

Trivia

- The form that the children do at the beginning of the movie is Koryo, the first form learned in WTF Tae Kwon Do as a black belt, although many schools teach it sooner.

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