A veteran cop, Murtaugh, is partnered with a young suicidal cop, Riggs. Both having one thing in common; hating working in pairs. Now they must learn to work with one another to stop a gang of drug smugglers.
After thief Alex Cardo gets caught while stealing an ancient katana in East Asia, he soon finds himself imprisoned and beaten up by the crowd there. Especially one of the guards, Demien, ... See full summary »
Bloodsport III brings us back to the world of Alex Cardo. This time he must battle in a fight to end all fights - The Kumite, the most vicious warrior alive - Beast. He must not only battle... See full summary »
Agent John Keller goes undercover into the tough prison known as Fuego Penal to find out about the corpses of prisoners disappearing without a trace. There he gets involved in a dangerous ... See full summary »
A small town where the local High School football team is the center of attention is the basis of this made for TV movie from the early 70's. Gary Busey is the teams star player who has been groomed and molded by his father played by Ben Johnson. The end result of his years of turning his son into the ultimate football player hopefully will be a scholarship to a big school followed by a pro career. Larry Hagman is the teams' coach who will essentially stop at nothing to have a winning season.
A number of topics are touched on in this film. A schools obsession with their sports programs. A parents obsession with their child achieving athletic stardom. The pressures of a high school athlete faced with having to win and be the best. Other films that had these same issues i.e. All The Right Moves, The Program were more in depth but this early 70's picture however does a pretty good job for a made for TV film. Hagmans performance gives the viewer a glimpse of what his famous "Dallas" character JR, which would emerge a few years later, would be like. Another sports film that has topics similar to this one is "Fear Strikes Out" with Anthony Perkins and Karl Malden
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