JCVD's Films: Glory to Sorry

I am a huge Van Damme fan, and have grown up watching his movies. The first film I saw was Universal Soldier when I was 8, I remember the last fight scene scared me, but from that point on I loved the man.

So with JCVD finally coming back to theatres, I thought it appropriate to list all his films from the greatest to the...well, not so great. Although he has starred in some seriously bad movies, I still own them purely on the fact that its Jean Claude.

Keep in mind that these are opinionated :)
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1.
Nowhere to Run (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Escaped convict Sam Gillen single handedly takes on ruthless developers determined to evict Clydie - a widow with two young children... (94 mins.)
Director: Robert Harmon
“ My absolute favorite, love the atmosphere and location. Great acting and perfect blend of drama and action. ” - majg16
 
2.
Bloodsport (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Follows Frank Dux, an American martial artist serving in the military, who decides to leave the army to compete in a martial arts tournament in Hong Kong where fights to the death can occur. (92 mins.)
Director: Newt Arnold
“ The classic, always a guilty pleasure. Can watch this anytime. ” - majg16
 
3.
The Expendables 2 (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Mr. Church reunites the Expendables for what should be an easy paycheck, but when one of their men is murdered on the job, their quest for revenge puts them deep in enemy territory and up against an unexpected threat. (103 mins.)
Director: Simon West
“ Van Damme stole the show, an amazing performance as the villain in one of the best action films made. ” - majg16
 
4.
Desert Heat (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
In the spring, the full moon shines for the warrior who has lost his way. Coyote is the spirit that leads back to life. If he follows the coyote when the moon is full, the warrior will see the path once more... (95 mins.)
Director: Danny Mulroon
“ People may disagree but I love this film. Big fan of westerns and this is about as close as JCVD can get. Love the setting and characters. ” - majg16
 
5.
Hard Target (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A woman hires a drifter as her guide through New Orleans in search of her father, who has gone missing. They discover a deadly game of cat and mouse behind his disappearance in the process. (97 mins.)
Director: John Woo
“ Jon Woo made this such an epic action thriller. ” - majg16
 
6.
Timecop (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Max Walker, an officer for a security agency that regulates time travel, must fend for his life against a shady politician who's intent on changing the past to control the future. (99 mins.)
Director: Peter Hyams
“ Everybody remembers the splits in the kitchen, great action/sci-fi flick ” - majg16
 
7.
Kickboxer (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Kurt Sloane must learn the ancient kick boxing art of Muay Thai in order to avenge his brother. (97 mins.)
 
8.
Universal Soldier (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Private Luc Deveraux and his sadistic sergeant, Andrew Scott, got killed in Vietnam. The army uses their bodies for a secret project - reanimating dead soldiers as deadly obedient cyborgs. However, their memories come back too. (102 mins.)
Director: Roland Emmerich
“ JC and Dolph, Great Pair-up, Great Movie ” - majg16
 
9.
Lionheart (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Lyon Gaultier is a deserter in the Foreign Legion arriving in the USA entirely hard up. He finds his... (108 mins.)
Director: Sheldon Lettich
“ 90's Van Dammage at it's best. ” - majg16
 
10.
Double Impact (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Twin brothers are separated when their parents are murdered but 25 years later they re-unite in order to avenge their parents' death. (110 mins.)
Director: Sheldon Lettich
 
11.
The Quest (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Chris embarks on an odyssey of self-discovery that spans the globe. Kidnapped and enslaved by gun smugglers... (95 mins.)
 
12.
JCVD (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Jean-Claude Van Damme gets involved in a bank robbery with hostages situation and reflects about his life during it. (97 mins.)
“ Powerful Performance ” - majg16
 
13.
Death Warrant (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
The Canadian policeman Louis Burke is assigned in a jail to investigate in some murders of prisoners and jailors... (89 mins.)
Director: Deran Sarafian
 
14.
Maximum Risk (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
A policeman takes his twin brother's place and inherits his problems and a beautiful girlfriend. He... (101 mins.)
Director: Ringo Lam
 
15.
Assassination Games (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Two assassins agree to work together as one tries to avenge his wife and the other collect a reward for a job. (101 mins.)
Director: Ernie Barbarash
 
16.
Welcome to the Jungle (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
A company retreat on a tropical island goes terribly awry. (95 mins.)
Director: Rob Meltzer
“ Pros: Scenery is beautiful and there are wonderful shots, Van Damme is hilarious and should do more comedic roles. An Action Comedy in the vain of The Other Guys would be incredible. Cons: Production value is low and script is not very well thought out. Unintelligent moments are plenty and direction isn't very good, still, 6/10 not bad. ” - majg16
 
17.
Sudden Death (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
A former fireman takes on a group of terrorists holding the Vice President and others hostage during the seventh game of the NHL Stanley Cup finals. (111 mins.)
Director: Peter Hyams
 
18.
Universal Soldier: Regeneration (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
With stolen top-secret technology, terrorists have created a next-generation Universal Soldier - an... (97 mins.)
Director: John Hyams
“ Very Gritty, better than "the return" ” - majg16
 
19.
Double Team (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
Counter-terrorist Jack Quinn misses his target, Stavros, on the eve of his final mission. From there... (93 mins.)
Director: Hark Tsui
“ I actually don't mind this one ” - majg16
 
20.
In Hell (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A man must survive a prison where hardened criminals battle to the death for the wardens' entertainment. (98 mins.)
Director: Ringo Lam
 
21.
Legionnaire (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
Alain Lefevre is a boxer paid by a Marseille mobster to take a dive. When he wins the fight he attempts... (99 mins.)
Director: Peter MacDonald
 
22.
Enemies Closer (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
Deep within a forest on the U.S.-Canadian border, two sworn enemies must work together to escape a ruthless drug cartel hell-bent on retrieving a drug shipment which went missing there. (85 mins.)
Director: Peter Hyams
“ This isn't half bad and Van Damme's acting is progressing at an alarming rate. ” - majg16
 
23.
The Order (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
Van Damme plays Rudy whose father, Oscar is an archaeologist. His father goes to Israel. When his father disappears... (89 mins.)
Director: Sheldon Lettich
 
24.
Cyborg (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
A martial artist hunts a killer in a plague-infested urban dump of the future. (86 mins.)
Director: Albert Pyun
 
25.
Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
John looks to take down Luc Deveraux after a home invasion claims his wife and daughter. The fight pits John against Andrew Scott and an army of genetically enhanced warriors; meanwhile, he must contend with a UniSol in relentless pursuit. (114 mins.)
Director: John Hyams
“ plot is terrible, but some great fight scenes make up for it. ” - majg16
 
26.
Replicant (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
Scientists create a genetic clone of a serial killer in order to help catch the killer, teaming up with two cops. (100 mins.)
Director: Ringo Lam
 
27.
Pound of Flesh (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
A man's heroic attempt to help a woman in distress ends up with him waking up the next day without a kidney and plotting his revenge. (104 mins.)
Director: Ernie Barbarash
 
28.
Wake of Death (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
After his wife is brutally murdered, an ex-cop wages war against the Chinese triads. (91 mins.)
 
29.
Swelter (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
Ten years after their casino heist, four escaped convicts trace their former partner to a desert town, where he is now a lawman with no memory of his criminal past. (96 mins.)
Director: Keith Parmer
 
30.
The Shepherd (2008 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
A former New Orleans cop battles drug cartels and ex-Army Special Forces who are smuggling drugs from Mexico into U.S. through a Texas border town. (95 mins.)
 
31.
6 Bullets (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
An ex-mercenary known for finding missing children is hired by a mixed martial arts fighter whose daughter has been kidnapped. (115 mins.)
Director: Ernie Barbarash
“ It's sad to see Van Damme perform so well, in such an underwhelming movie. The acting is subpar, but its still better than a few on this list. ” - majg16
 
32.
Alien Uprising (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.1/10 X  
The real "battle" is the insurgence within mankind itself. (101 mins.)
Director: Dominic Burns
“ People bashed this movie so I went in with extremely low expectations, but after viewing it, I was shocked. Seriously, this is at least a 6/10 Given the cast, budget and film content, this could have been much worse. Van Damme is beautiful, if at least for ten minutes. ” - majg16
 
33.
Universal Soldier: The Return (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  
The "universal soldiers" must fight the whole army. When the military's supercomputer S.E.T.H gets out of control (83 mins.)
Director: Mic Rodgers
“ The acting is atrocious, but the fight scenes with Van Damme and Jai White are done well. ” - majg16
 
34.
Black Eagle (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  
One of the US Air Force's most modern tactical aircraft, an F-111 Aardvark with a new laser guidance system... (93 mins.)
Director: Eric Karson
“ First time he did the splits on film ” - majg16
 
35.
Street Fighter (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  
Col. Guile and various other martial arts heroes fight against the tyranny of Dictator M. Bison and his cohorts. (102 mins.)
“ Terrible, but oscar worthy compared to the other street fighter film. ” - majg16
 
36.
The Hard Corps (2006 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
An Army veteran assembles a team of bodyguards to protect a former boxer. Complications arise when the boxer suspects his sister may be romantically involved with the bodyguard. (110 mins.)
Director: Sheldon Lettich
 
37.
Until Death (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Stowe is a dirty cop who is hooked on heroin, and everyone dislikes him. Because of an accident he is put into a coma, and comes out of it a better person. He wakes up wanting to put things right. (101 mins.)
Director: Simon Fellows
 
38.
Knock Off (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
Action star Jean Claude Van Damme plays a fashion designer who must join forces with a C.I.A. agent to combat terrorism. (91 mins.)
Director: Hark Tsui
 
39.
No Retreat, No Surrender (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Jason Stillwell, a Bruce Lee fan, is beaten numerous times and trains from the ghost of Lee. Jason then... (85 mins.)
Director: Corey Yuen
 
40.
Second in Command (2006 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
Jean Claude plays an official who's just been appointed as Second In Command to the U.S.Ambassador at an American Embassy in a small... (92 mins.)
Director: Simon Fellows
 
41.
Derailed (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  
On an out of control train holding hostages and high-tech bio-weapons agent Kristoff (Van Damme) becomes... (89 mins.)
Director: Bob Misiorowski
 
42.
Dragon Eyes (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  
In St. Jude, drug dealers and corrupt cops have destroyed an urban neighborhood. But newcomer, Hong, has the fighting skills and moral vision to save this town from itself. (91 mins.)
Director: John Hyams
“ unfortunately he is only in it briefly, and while the fight scenes are choreographed well, the movie is absolute garbage. ” - majg16
 
43.
Full Love (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A military veteran and former mercenary named Frenchy is haunted by his childhood, as well as his past in the military. (108 mins.)
“ Pending (numerous re-takes and delays does not bode well for this) ” - majg16