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Dead On: Relentless II (1992)

Detective Sam Dietz is paired with a shady FBI agent to track down another serial killer terrorizing Los Angeles.

Director:

Michael Schroeder

Writers:

Phil Alden Robinson (characters) (as Jack T.D. Robinson), Mark Sevi
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ray Sharkey ... Kyle Valsone
Leo Rossi ... Sam Dietz
Meg Foster ... Carol Dietz
Marc Poppel ... Paul Taglia
Dale Dye ... Captain Rivers
Miles O'Keeffe ... Gregor
Allan Rich ... Grazinsky
Cylk Cozart Cylk Cozart ... Detective at Precinct
Art Kimbro Art Kimbro ... Henry
Sven-Ole Thorsen ... Mechanic (Patrick Vergano)
Dawn Mangrum ... Reporter
Leilani Jones Leilani Jones ... Belinda Belos
Frank Rossi ... Cop at Mechanic's Apartment
Mindy Seeger ... Francine
Barbara Anne Klein ... Realtor
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Storyline

Sam Dietz is a relentless cop who is trying to get over a serial killer's attack on his family in the last Relentless film. He is also trying to find the new killer in the city. Gregor is a relentless patriot who is trying to avenge the deaths of his family. He hunts down those responsible, and executes them one by one. The two men learn to understand and even respect each other in this violent tale of cat and mouse. Written by Sean Kilby and Jason Parker <gestalt@ix.netcom.com>

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The first killer was unpredictable. This one is unstoppable. See more »

Genres:

Action | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 February 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Relentless II: Dead On See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Was the first in the series to go straight to video. See more »

Quotes

Captain Rivers: [after Sam punched Kyle] Dietz, you're suspended pending a disciplinary hearing!
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References The Wizard of Oz (1939) See more »

Soundtracks

Don't Cry Before You're Hurt
Performed by Kregg Nance
Words and Music by Pam Sawyer and David Wheatley
Published by Wheatley Music USA and Barley Lane Music
Administered by Len Freeman Music
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This sequel is a disappointment
20 July 2012 | by raisleygordonSee all my reviews

The first movie was a "Maniac Cop" clone, sans the cop uniform. But all the excitement, and energy, and suspense of Part 1 is gone. This time around, it's basically just a police procedural, with the killer playing second fiddle to the plot. We don't see nearly enough of the killer, and what we do see of him is not particularly interesting. Instead, why not just resurrect the original character? I thought Judd Nelson was the ideal choice for the killer in the first movie. Hopefully, parts 3 & 4 will be a lot better.

Incidentally, doesn't Leo Rossi look a little like Robert De Niro?

** out of ****


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