A Better Tomorrow II
A Better Tomorrow II (1988)

Following the bloody climax of the previous film, *A Better Tomorrow -- again directed by John Woo -- opens with Sung Chi-hi (spelled Tse-ho in the first film though still played by Ti Lung) getting released from jail on the condition that… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: May 26, 1998
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Critic Score: 83% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Less cohesive than the first, but also more charged.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
San Francisco Examiner

Woo at his best; may be better than the original.

Ryan Cracknell
Apollo Guide

A showcase for John Woo's tremendous skill both as a storyteller and as a composer of violent masterpieces.

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Flixster Audience Score: 82% Flixster User Reviews
Adam Kelly
A train ride of emotion, ridiculous but brilliant action, combine together to create an explosively powerful and incredible piece of cinema. Following on from… More
Khris N
After watching it again recently, I have reevaluated my earlier statement... this is sequel better than the original. In my opinion. This one is bloodier, more… More
Adam Mahler
"Are you OK?" is asked several times to people with white shirt soaked in their own blood. It's a big mess with sloppy jump cuts, rough dolly… More
Tsubaki Sanjuro
Very much a copy/paste sequel that becomes memorable for having one of the most insane over-the-top-holy-shit shoot-outs ever filmed. Complete with grenades and… More
Al S
One of the greatest action classics of the 1980's. An unforgettable and adrenaline-pumping action-thriller. IT has one of the most outrageous, chaotic and… More
Michael S
Overly melodramatic, but contains better action than part 1. The climactic shootout is one of the best action sequences ever filmed.

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