Bounty Hunters 2: Hardball

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Bounty Hunters 2: Hardball Review


Wow, Tony Curtis gets two DVD releases this month -- Some Like It Hot and Bounty Hunters 2: Hardball. One will go down as a classic of cinema. One will not.

Surprisingly, this sequel to the atrocious Bounty Hunters is not nearly as bad as the original, thanks to a campy performance by Curtis as a bad guy/mafioso-type while our heroes, Michael Dudikoff and Lisa Howard, try to outwit his thugs. Plenty of corny one-liners and a fair amount of gratutious, almost nonsensical nudity bring Bounty Hunters 2 up to a just bad (and not awful) level. What makes this series so unwatchable, sadly, is the crummy action -- Dudikoff and Howard are invincible, despite being blown up, run down, and beaten senseless, they never even earn a scratch. The fact that the cops are never, ever around for these explosions, hit-and-runs, and brutalities just makes things ridiculous.



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Production compaines: Bounty Films Production Ltd.

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Contactmusic.com: 2 / 5

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Starring: as Jersey Bellini, as B. B., April Telek as Fiona, Steve Bacic as Peter Carlos, as Wald, Alex Green as Bass, Claire Riley as Lt. Ortega, as Wasser (as Gary Chalk), as Chuck Ramsey, Wayne Knechcel as Vassone

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