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Like Schwarzenegger's "Commando", without the fun and with even more bizarreness thrown in
A Better Tomorrow 2 (Chinese: 英雄本色 2; pinyin: Yīngxióng běnsè èr; Jyutping: Jing1hung4 bun2sik1 ji6) is a 1987 Hong Kong action and crime directed by John Woo and starring Chow Yun-fat, Dean Shek, Leslie Cheung, and Ti Lung.
A follow-up to its popular predecessor, A Better Tomorrow. A Better Tomorrow 2 is notoriously known for its over-the-top violence, exaggerated blood and gore, and body counts nearing the hundreds.
Although the film was initially panned for its rather campy feel and a much more soap opera-like plot than its predecessor, with Chow Yun-fat going on an over-the-top tirade in one point of the film over a bowl of rice, it is now considered a cult classic, with many fans considering it as equaling the first A Better Tomorrow.
Director John Woo and producer Tsui Hark had disagreements over the focus of this film. Tsui felt that the film should focus more on the Dean Shek character. This led to the film being edited in halves by both Tsui and Woo. Woo has all but disowned...