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TNT Jackson (1974)

R  |   |  Action, Drama  |  17 January 1975 (USA)
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A young karate expert searches for her brother's killer in Hong Kong.

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Complete credited cast:
Jeannie Bell ...
Diana 'T.N.T.' Jackson (as Jeanne Bell)
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Charlie
Pat Anderson ...
Elaine
Ken Metcalfe ...
Sid (as Ken Metcalf)
Max Alvarado
Chiquito ...
Dynamite Wong
Percy Gordon
Imelda Ilanan ...
Joe's Assistant
Chris Cruz
Leo Martinez ...
(as Leo Martin)
Joonee Gamboa ...
(as John Gamble)
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Her name is Diana Jackson, but you can call her T.N.T. When T.N.T.'s brother is killed by ruthless drug dealers, the beautiful young karate expert goes to the most dangerous part of Chinatown to find the killer. In trouble with the law since she was 13, T.N.T. wants no help from the pigs; but she does befriend a Chinaman named Joe, whose impressive martial arts skills prove useful more than once. In her quest for the killer, she'll meet the white drug lord, Sid; Elaine, his bitchy girlfriend; his suspicious Chinese assistant, Ming; and Charlie, his handsome black assistant with criminal ambitions of his own. Before her search is over, she'll find herself making love to Charlie, trading insults with Elaine, and fighting criminals while nude and in the dark. Just call her T.N.T. Written by J. Spurlin

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When TNT Jackson fights a roomful of men topless, she is wearing small black panties. During the fight, she makes a leaping attack while wearing bigger white panties. When she lands, she's wearing the black panties again. See more »

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Stimulating concepts, poorly executed
5 November 2005 | by See all my reviews

The stimulating concepts: T.N.T fights 10 men in the streets of Hong Kong; 4 men in her room while she is topless; an attractive blonde woman (Pat Anderson, who is a major hottie and kicks a lot of butt herself). The poor execution: the (occasionally sped-up) fight scenes range from clumsy to REALLY clumsy. Sometimes they look more like playfights; you can HEAR the sound of a hit but you don't SEE any contact. For a former Playboy Playmate, Jeanne Bell is an average-looking woman and her acting is stiff. But at least she's tall, she looks fit and she has the right attitude for this role down pat. As her love interest / main target, Stan Shaw adds the only touch of class to the film, and has all the best lines as well. The production values are dreadful, and the DVD picture quality is on the level of a bad VHS. For a better execution of the same story, I suggest you seek out the same director's "Naked Fist" / "Firecracker", made in 1981. The female lead in that one, Jillian Kesner, actually has some real-life martial arts background, so the fight scenes are much better. (**)


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