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Missing in Action 2: The Beginning (1985)

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.

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Cast

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Colonel Yin (as Soon-Teck Oh)
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Captain David Nester
Bennett Ohta ...
Captain Ho
Cosie Costa ...
Mazilli
Joe Michael Terry ...
Opelka
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Frankie
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Dou Chou
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Lao
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Soldier
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Emerson
Joseph Hieu ...
Guard
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Kirtle (as Dean Ferrandini)
Pierre Issot ...
François
Mischa Hausserman ...
Kelly
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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.

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1 March 1985 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Battle Rage  »

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Budget:

$2,410,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$10,800,000 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Features some of the same music cues as Mad Max (1979). Both films were scored by Brian May. See more »

Goofs

Throughout the movie, Ho is referred to as "Captain Ho", however in the closing credits, his name is "Colonel Ho". See more »

Quotes

Colonel Yin: You lose!
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Connections

Referenced in The Expendables 3 (2014) See more »

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I Cried
27 April 2001 | by (Minnesota) – See all my reviews

For many years I have enjoyed Chuck Norris. Now I can say that one of his movies made me cry. This movie was an absolute heart-stopper, tear-jerker, and gut-wrencher. This is a total psychological flick, exposing to the viewers the horrors of Asian prison camps. Of course, Norris busts out in the end with his comrades. After watching this movie one feels like a true American. If you can't crack open a Budwieser and wear a t-shirt with an American flag on the front you shouldn't watch this movie. This makes me think of Bruce Springstein's Born in the U.S.A. The only thing missing from this movie was Billy Drago, of course. All in all, a worthwile and moving flick to view. Rent it right now, or better yet, buy it.


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