Fortress 2: Re-Entry (1999)

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In this follow-up to Fortress, Stuart Gordon's 1993 sci-fi adventure drama, John Brennick (Christopher Lambert) and his wife Karen (Beth Toussaint) are once again on the run in a totalitarian regime of the future, where a multi-national corporation called Men-Tel has taken control of the world. While Karen eludes capture, John is arrested and sentenced to a penal colony in space. 26,000 miles from home, he must perform hard, dangerous labor in a punishing environment alongside some of the most … More

Rating: R (nudity, sex, violence, language)
Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure, Science Fiction & Fantasy
Directed By:
Written By: John Flock, Peter Doyle
On DVD: Apr 25, 2000
Runtime:
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

Cast


as John Brennick

as Susan Teller

as Peter Teller

as Elena Rivera

as Nussbaum

as Marcus Jackson

as Karen Brennick

as Bozinski

as Danny Brennick

as Mercenary Leader

as Mercenary
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Critic Reviews for Fortress 2: Re-Entry

All Critics (12) | Top Critics (1)

Full Review… | June 6, 2008
Variety
Top Critic

A few campy thrills, but the first one's a whole lot better.

April 17, 2005
eFilmCritic.com

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Full Review… | January 12, 2004
TheMovieReport.com

Bad, bad sequel to surprisingly good cult film.

July 30, 2003
Juicy Cerebellum

This follow-up, whose natural home would seem to be video rental stores rather than local multiplexes, lacks Gordon's wit and grit.

Full Review… | December 2, 2002
Sight and Sound

Makes the original look like "Casablanca"

September 18, 2002
Moviehole

Audience Reviews for Fortress 2: Re-Entry

½

Sequel to Fortress, this is a is a decent affair, one that is quite entertaining and is worth seeing if you enjoy low budget action films. The original wasn't the best film, but it was good, and this one is a decent affair that retains the vibe of the original and uses a proven formula to deliver something worthwhile for genre fans. If you're in the mood for a pleasant B movie action flick, and have seen the first, then you're sure to enjoy this one. The film is manages to entertain, and it's one of those movies that definitely will appeal to genre fans. Although never anything great, the film is a pleasant time waster that deserves to be rediscovered by B movie fans. Of course the film has silly moments, but that's where it gets its charm. I enjoy low budget action flicks, and for a sequel, it's entertaining enough considering that it's so low budget. If you're a fan of these films, you're going to like this one, though it's not a perfect film, compared to the Highlander sequels, this is a far better affair starring Lambert. Fortress 2 sticks to a proven method of action filmmaking, and though it has shortcomings, it's a fun film if you enjoy this genre. The acting here is average, and is nothing great considering that is B movie stuff, but for the most part, it succeeds at delivers an hour and a half of entertainment value for viewers looking for mindless action. There might be better B movies out there, but for what it is, it's better than what people give it credit for.

TheDudeLebowski65
Alex roy

Super Reviewer

½

Well good old 'Brennick' has once again been caught by the evil 'MenTel Corp' and banged up, only this time the prison is in outer space folks!

Yep the franchise goes right down the pan here as the original is simply remade all over again but in space...well a poor excuse for space. The first film had some class but this second is a really poor effort simply to cash in on more of the same. The effects are pretty bad with really obvious bluescreen work, acting is bad from all including Lambert who has nothing much to go on really and the space prison sets look dreadfully cheap and cheerful.

It really is a shame to see such a difference in quality with these two films. This second is actually pretty dull seeing as it retreads everything from the first literately. Only highlight is the sexy Pam Grier and errr that's pretty much it.

phubbs1
Phil Hubbs

Super Reviewer

This sequel is a very poor cash in on the first, watch the first film and leave it at that!

SirPant
Anthony Lawrie

Super Reviewer

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