Missing in Action 2: The Beginning (1985)

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Prequel to the first Missing In Action, set in the early 1980s it shows the capture of Colonel Braddock during the Vietnam war in the 1970s, and his captivity with other American POWs in a brutal prison camp, and his plans to escape.

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  • Chuck Norris in Missing in Action 2: The Beginning (1985)
  • Missing in Action 2: The Beginning (1985)
  • Chuck Norris in Missing in Action 2: The Beginning (1985)
  • Missing in Action 2: The Beginning (1985)
  • Chuck Norris in Missing in Action 2: The Beginning (1985)

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26 August 2014 | utgard14
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| "Looks like the malaria again."
Prequel to Missing in Action covers Braddock's years as a POW and his eventual escape. This one was filmed back-to-back with the other movie and was intended to be released first. But they realized the first movie was better, so they moved it from part 2 to 1. Which is funny as today there are many fans who claim part 2 is the better movie. I'm not one of them but they're out there. Don't get me wrong, it's a decent war movie and I like it. It's not action-heavy, though it never drags and the action does pick up towards the end. It's more of a drama for the first hour or so. Chuck is his usual stoic self. Soon-Tek Oh is a suitably despicable villain. Steven Williams plays the POW who betrays the others. Christopher Cary has a brief but enjoyable role as an Australian photographer who tries to help the POWs. The continuity doesn't line up with the previous movie (or the third), but I doubt most viewers will care. If you like Chuck Norris' Cannon movies, you will probably like this one.

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