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Forced Vengeance (1982)

R  |   |  Action, Adventure, Crime  |  30 July 1982 (USA)
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A casino security guard is forced into violence from when the Hong Kong mob threatens his friends.

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Claire Bonner
Camila Griggs ...
Joy Paschal
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Stan Raimondi
David Opatoshu ...
Sam Paschal
Seiji Sakaguchi ...
Kam
Frank Michael Liu ...
David Paschal
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LeRoy Nicely
Lloyd Kino ...
Inspector Chen
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Sally Tennant
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Milt Diamond
Robert Emhardt ...
Carl Gerlich
Roger Behrstock ...
Ron DiBiasi
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Behrouz Gramian ...
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Josh Randall works for the owner of a Hong Kong based casino and is treated like a son. When the owner is approached by someone who's connected and wants to buy his casino, the man refuses the offer. Later the owner and son are killed. Josh then gets the man's daughter and tries to protect her. Later Josh is pursued by the police and anyone who helps is killed. Josh tries to get to the people who did it. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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A walking weapon that never misses!


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30 July 1982 (USA)  »

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The Jade Jungle  »

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$5,000,000 (estimated)
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Written and filmed as "The Jade Jungle", MGM later changed the title to "Forced Vengeance" during post production to make it sound more like an action film. See more »

Goofs

When Ramandi falls off of the yacht and is hung by the neck, the harness can be seen. See more »

Quotes

Josh Randall: [to Ramandi] Nice place you've got here.
[to himself]
Josh Randall: Asshole.
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References Shaft (1971) See more »

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Chuck Norris B-movie
11 January 2015 | by See all my reviews

Josh Randall (Chuck Norris) is in L.A. to collect $115k gambling debt for the Pascals who own the Lucky Dragon casino in Hong Kong. Sam is Jewish who brought Josh into his family. He's retired and his son David who runs the casino seems to be troubled. David tells them that their competitor gangster Stan Ramondi would like merge their business. It turns out that Ramondi is looking to bring the Lucky Dragon under his Osiris syndicate. Sam refuses but later David tells him about his own crushing gambling losses. Ramondi's men kill Sam and David. Josh takes Sam's wild child daughter Joy to hide with his girlfriend Claire Bonner. Someone high up gets Josh arrested and there's a price on his head.

The acting is pretty bad. The directing is much worst. The dialog is horrible. There are some lame jokes. The pacing is bad until they go on the run. The movie is a bit better at that point. Chuck gets to fight a bit. That's probably why people watch this anyways. The fight in front of the neon sign looks pretty cool. It's great to see the old Hong Kong locations. This movie is bad but not the worst. It's an action B-movie after all.


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