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ⓘ The Art of War II: Betrayal is a 2008 action film directed by Josef Rusnak and starring Wesley Snipes, Lochlyn Munro and Athena Karkanis. It is the sequel to th ..




The Art of War II: Betrayal
                                     

ⓘ The Art of War II: Betrayal

The Art of War II: Betrayal is a 2008 action film directed by Josef Rusnak and starring Wesley Snipes, Lochlyn Munro and Athena Karkanis. It is the sequel to the 2000 film, The Art of War. The film was released on direct-to-DVD in the United States on August 12, 2008.

                                     

1. Premise

When Agent Neil Shaw comes out of hiding to vindicate his former mentors murder, he winds up on the trail of betrayal and lethal corruption. Under the charge of his friend and a senatorial candidate, his mission is to set things straight. But when more people turn up dead, Shaw realizes that hes been set up as bait.

                                     

2. Release

DVD was released in Region 1 in the United States on August 12, 2008, and was distributed by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. It has sold 206.604 DVD units for a gross of $4.013.907.

                                     

3. Reception

David Walker of DVD Talk rated it 0.5/5 stars and called it an unnecessary, poorly-made sequel. Preston Jones, also of DVD Talk, rated it 1.5/5 stars and called it "painfully contrived and unnecessary". David Johnson of DVD Verdict wrote that the film is "a ponderous, sometimes ridiculous affair featuring a needlessly complicated plot, lazy performances and empty fight choreography." Joe Leydon of Variety called it "a tired and uninspired sequel".