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Force: Five (1981)

A martial-arts expert leads a team of fellow martial artists to rescue a senator's daughter from an island ruled by the evil leader of a fanatical religious cult.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Joe Lewis ...
Jim Martin
Bong Soo Han ...
Rev. Rhee (as Master Bong Soo Han)
Sonny Barnes ...
Lockjaw
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Ezekiel
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Ron Hayden ...
Willard
Bob Schott ...
Carl
Pam Huntington ...
Laurie
Michael Prince ...
William tark
Peter MacLean ...
Se. Forrester
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Cindy Lester (as Mandy Wyss)
Tom Villard ...
Disciple
Matthew Tobin ...
Becker
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The Assassin
Dennis Mancini ...
John
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A martial-arts expert leads a team of fellow martial artists to rescue a senator's daughter from an island ruled by the evil leader of a fanatical religious cult.

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Five against a thousand... The odds are even.


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Die Macht der Fünf  »

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Ezekiel: Thank God for Black an' Decker!
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Remake of Hot Potato (1976) See more »

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bad acting bad plot,bad sound effects,but some good fight scenes and lots of fun
15 April 2007 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

forget about acting,plot or dialogue.they are all bad.this is pure martial arts movie and not much else.most of the fight scenes are pretty good,though a few are also pretty lame.there are lots of plot holes and inconsistencies in this one.if these kind of thing bother you,forget this movie.you will be very disappointed.if you enjoy pure action,this may be your movie.many of the people in the movie are martial arts champions of the day and that doesn't usually mean good acting(except for Chuck Norris).the sound effects are of course,horrible,which is not at all surprising,since the budget was probably non existent.this movie is hard to find and like many films of that era and genre,is now considered a classic.i found the movie entertaining,due to the bad acting,bad sound effects and plot holes.you can have a lot of fun picking apart the movie(and i mean,a lot of fun)or you can just sit back,shut your brain of and be entertained.either way,(if this is your kind of film)i think you will have fun for about 90 minutes. "Force Five"is a 8/10* for me


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