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Jaguar Lives! (1979)

PG | | Action | November 1979 (USA)
A world's new kung-fu hero (Joe Lewis) is out to stop drug dealers, gangs and help save the world from an evil con (Christopher Lee).

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Joe Lewis ...
Jonathan Cross (Jaguar)
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Adam Caine
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General Villanova
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Anna Thompson
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Zina Vanacore
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Ben Ashir
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Sensei
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Ralph Richards
Gabriel Melgar ...
Ahmed
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Bret Barrett
Sally Faulkner ...
Terry
Gail Grainger ...
Consuela
Anthony Heaton ...
Coblintz
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Habish
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Petrie
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A world's new kung-fu hero (Joe Lewis) is out to stop drug dealers, gangs and help save the world from an evil con (Christopher Lee).

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These treacherous times demand a new style of hero. NOW IS THE TIME FOR JAGUAR [Video Australia] See more »

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Star Joe Lewis was a world class Karate champion and trained with Bruce Lee; he fought several matches against Carlos "Chuck" Norris in the 1960's. See more »

Quotes

Adam Caine: Join me, Cross. The far East would become your empire.
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Jug of Wine
Written and Performed by Elliot Redpearl
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Wasted opportunity.
12 July 2006 | by See all my reviews

"Jaguar Lives" is very slow and plodding entertainment, despite a tip-top cast being associated. The action (well that's when it gets around to it) is too little and unexciting martial arts... because we have to wait through long dry spells of talk. The climax battle is the only thing worth waiting around for. Not helping is that the twists in the story are plain easy to pick up on and it doesn't make too much sense. Wow, just look at the names! The main reason I decided to give it a look. The likes of Christopher Lee, Donald Pleasence and Barbara Bach are simply wasted, and Joe Lewis is just too deadpan in the lead role. Fun this is not. No wonder why it's not too well known, as it's largely dismissible.


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