MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 885 this week

A Force of One (1979)

PG  |   |  Action, Crime, Drama  |  June 1979 (USA)
4.9
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 4.9/10 from 2,070 users  
Reviews: 25 user | 19 critic

When the detectives of an undercover police unit are being mysteriously killed by a martial artist, a professional kickboxer is hired to assist them.

Director:

Writers:

(story) (as Pat Johnson) , (story), 1 more credit »
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 37 titles
created 05 Aug 2012
 
a list of 35 titles
created 02 Feb 2013
 
a list of 37 titles
created 23 Apr 2013
 
a list of 33 titles
created 2 months ago
 
a list of 28 titles
created 3 weeks ago
 

Related Items

Search for "A Force of One" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: A Force of One (1979)

A Force of One (1979) on IMDb 4.9/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of A Force of One.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A 707 aircraft jetliner on its way from Athens to Rome and then to New York City is hijacked by Lebanese terrorists. The terrorists demand that the pilot take them to Beirut. What the ... See full summary »

Director: Menahem Golan
Stars: Chuck Norris, Lee Marvin, Martin Balsam
The President's Man (TV Movie 2000)
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

A U.S. president's highly classified secret agent must find a fearless replacement to take over his extremely dangerous military missions.

Directors: Eric Norris, Michael Preece
Stars: Chuck Norris, Dylan Neal, Jennifer Tung
Logan's War: Bound by Honor (TV Movie 1998)
Action | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

An Army Ranger infiltrates a mob family by posing as a hit man. In conjunction with his uncle, they are plotting revenge against the killers who murdered his entire family when he was young.

Director: Michael Preece
Stars: Eddie Cibrian, Chuck Norris, Joe Spano
Sidekicks (1992)
Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

A bullied teen who fantasizes about being Chuck Norris' sidekick trains in martial arts to fulfill his dreams.

Director: Aaron Norris
Stars: Chuck Norris, Beau Bridges, Jonathan Brandis
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

An experienced member of Texas Rangers, a special police unit, arrives to compete in a pistol shooting tournament, but so does a hitman who's planing to assassinate a US senator who will be among the spectators.

Director: Michael Preece
Stars: Chuck Norris, Michael Alton, Jonathan Banks
Drama | Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

A counterterrorism specialist is assigned by the President to track down a terrorist who is suspected of planning to set off a nuclear device in the U.S.

Director: Eric Norris
Stars: Chuck Norris, Judson Mills, Jennifer Tung
The Octagon (1980)
Action | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

A martial artist must defeat a plan by ninjas to create a worldwide training camp for terrorists.

Director: Eric Karson
Stars: Chuck Norris, Karen Carlson, Lee Van Cleef
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

An ex-US Army commando must find the reason why his comrades from his unit are being systematically murdered before he is next.

Director: Ted Post
Stars: Chuck Norris, Anne Archer, James Franciscus
Action | Adventure | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Sean Kane is forced to resign from the San Francisco Police Department's Narcotics Division when he goes berserk after his partner is murdered. He decides to fight alone and follows a trail... See full summary »

Director: Steve Carver
Stars: Chuck Norris, Christopher Lee, Richard Roundtree
Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A man visits his relatives at their restaurant in Italy and has to help them defend against brutal gangsters harassing them.

Director: Bruce Lee
Stars: Bruce Lee, Chuck Norris, Nora Miao
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

The count has stolen enough gold to cause a financial crisis in the world markets so I.C.E. sends in ace spy Matt Helm to stop him. As Matt works alone, the British send in Freya to aid ... See full summary »

Director: Phil Karlson
Stars: Dean Martin, Elke Sommer, Sharon Tate
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Walker investigates a murder connected with a missing government weapon. In addition, he tries to track down a teen on the run from a crime syndicate.

Director: Aaron Norris
Stars: Chuck Norris, Sheree J. Wilson, Judson Mills
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
Rollins
Bill Wallace ...
Sparks
Eric Laneuville ...
Charlie Logan
James Whitmore Jr. ...
Moskowitz
Clint Ritchie ...
Melrose
...
Orlando
Ray Vitte ...
Newton
Taylor Lacher ...
Bishop
Lisa James ...
Harriett
Chu Chu Malave ...
Rudy
Kevin Geer ...
Johnson
...
Murphy
Edit

Storyline

A team of undercover narcotics agents is conducting an investigation when things mysteriously begin to go haywire. One by one, the squad is eliminated by an assassin. To help discover the identity of the karate killer, the police enlist the aid of karate champion Matt Logan. Written by Scott Lane <rslane@ix.netcom.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

He hears the silence. He see's the darkness. He's the only one who can stop the killing.


Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

June 1979 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Der Bulldozer  »

Filming Locations:


Box Office

Gross:

$20,166,000 (USA)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The movie featured three members of the Norris family in acting roles. These were Aaron Norris, Mike Norris and Chuck Norris. See more »

Goofs

The Skateboard Boy's shirt changes color from green, to blue, and back again while being followed by police. See more »

Quotes

Dunne: See, it's not that we don't work the streets. It's just someone's working them faster.
See more »

Connections

Featured in How American Cinema Changed Hollywood Forever (2003) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
EARLY NORRIS MAKES FOR ACCEPTABLE ACTION FARE.
21 August 2000 | by (CARDIFF,WALES) – See all my reviews

Chuck Norris gives a less than scintillating performance in this early work but just about passes muster in his role as a professional karate fighter helping police track down a serial killer who uses martial arts.The fight scenes are acceptable if not that spectacular and are helped no end by the presence as the villain of Bill Wallace,the real life champion with the famous "superfoot" who proves a tough match for Norris at the climax.Other performances from the likes of Jennifer O'Neill and Ron O'Neal are serviceable and give flavour to what is essentially an example of the sort of movie that would shortly become so popular in the burgeoning video boom that shortly followed its original release.This eventually provided the core of Chuck Norris fans that were enough to give him for a brief time a taste of 'A'list movie stardom in the early to mid 80's.


4 of 6 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
superfoot cranestyle43
Matt Logan Chantal-33
Police Car? imminentburden
Clu Gulager's back albrechtcm
Discuss A Force of One (1979) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?