Pusher II: With Blood on My Hands
Pusher II: With Blood on My Hands (2004)

Upon skinhead Tonny's release from jail, he begins working for his gang boss father as a car thief and finds out he has fathered a child.

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: November 7, 2006
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Critic Score: 100% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Robert Abele
Los Angeles Times

In Refn's skilled street-realist hands, the child becomes a potent, wailing metaphor for Tonny's own dilemma of rudderless need.

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Nick Schager
Lessons of Darkness

Doesn't so much carve out new ground as merely provide jolt after electric jolt.

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Jules Brenner
Cinema Signals

There's virtually no limit to how far Mikkelsen's sorry, sad character will go when he's pushed, and the story ends on a very chilling note.

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Noel Murray
AV Club

Works best when it's dwelling on the disconnect between Mikkelsen's lurid imagination and his disappointing reality.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

An ugly urban story not meant for the genteel.

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Laura Clifford
Reeling Reviews

...in many ways resembles 2005's Cannes winner L'Enfant another film about a posturing street thug who finds his humanity from the child he does not want.

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Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

Mikkelsen anchors the film with a tremendous presence that sells even the most soap-operatic moments with a lacerating clenched-teeth honesty.

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Louis Proyect
rec.arts.movies.reviews

Second in a trilogy about Copenhagen drug dealers. Sardonic comedy in the "Goodfellas" vein.

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Harvey S. Karten
Compuserve

Part of a trilogy about Copenhagen criminals, this one features a terrific performance by a Vin-Diesel lookalike who runs rings around the American actor in ability.

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Flixster Audience Score: 84% Flixster User Reviews
Alex roy
Continuing the story from the first film, Nicolas Winding Refn's follow-up Pusher II builds upon what the first film did, and follows the release of Tonny… More
Reid Volk
I always cite this film when people say that sequels are never as good as the original. Refn, in serious debt at the time, creating sequels that not only took… More
Al S
It's better than the original, Pusher works all sorts of magic, it redefines the criminal underworld genre. It is not a gangster story but a down and dirty… More
xGary Xx
Pusher 2 takes up the story of seedy urban crime in Copenhagen with Frank's best friend Tonny who is released from jail with no idea what to do with his… More
Gordon A
Gritty urban drug drama with a finely judged performance from Mikkelson balancing his character's aggressive front and deep seated insecurities - you end… More
Stella Dallas
the second film in the pusher trilogy follows frank's buddy from the first, played by mads mikkelsen. tonny is a coked up and edgy loser who gets no… More