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Forced Vengeance -- Lady Luck has fled Hong Kong's Lucky Dragon Casino. Its manager has squandered the profits. Its owner has been snuffed by the mob. And the heir to the casino is in hiding. But Lucky Dragon still holds one last ace: security expert Josh Randall
Forced Vengeance -- A casino security guard is forced into violence from when the Hong Kong mob threatens his friends.

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Writers:
Franklin Thompson (written by) and
James Fargo
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Release Date:
30 July 1982 (USA) See more »
Tagline:
A walking weapon that never misses!
Plot:
A casino security guard is forced into violence from when the Hong Kong mob threatens his friends. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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(3 articles)
Spend Christmas Eve with a Chuck Norris movie marathon
 (From EW.com - Inside TV. 5 November 2014, 11:01 AM, PST)

B-Sides: Sex Is Not the Problem But This Song Certainly Is
 (From Dread Central. 15 June 2012, 10:34 PM, PDT)

Screenwriter Thompson Dies
 (From WENN. 21 January 2010, 8:21 AM, PST)

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Cast

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Chuck Norris ... Josh Randall

Mary Louise Weller ... Claire Bonner
Camila Griggs ... Joy Paschal

Michael Cavanaugh ... Stan Raimondi
David Opatoshu ... Sam Paschal
Seiji Sakaguchi ... Kam
Frank Michael Liu ... David Paschal

Bob Minor ... LeRoy Nicely
Lloyd Kino ... Inspector Chen
Leigh Hamilton ... Sally Tennant

Howard Caine ... Milt Diamond
Robert Emhardt ... Carl Gerlich
Roger Behrstock ... Ron DiBiasi

Jimmy Shaw ... Inspector Keck
Behrouz Gramian ... Male Secretary
J.B. Bennett ... Kyle
Ken Argent ... Danton Lord
Bobby Shum ... Brad

Richard Norton ... Herb
Randy Channell ... Bianchi
Malcolm Lomax ... Quirk
Peter Gee ... Simon Koo
Steve Hulin ... Kravitz
Alan Marcus ... Marcus
Anna Chan ... Oriental Hostess
Nelson Welch ... Houseman

Tony Chiu Wai Leung ... Young Intern (as Tony Leung)
Mike Lovett ... Mike Calvelli
Anita Lee ... Sampan Girl
Sin Wai Ying ... Sampan Matron
Ben Leung ... Hotel Night Clerk
May Cheung ... Nicely's Girl Friend
Cheng Shu Fung ... Chinese Assassin
Brian Langley ... Todd Crisp
Junghee Lee ... Cabin Attendant
Misom Lee ... Cabin Attendant
Woo In Rhee ... Cabin Attendant
Kiku ... Dancer
Susie Hall ... Dancer
Eugene Choy ... Maitre d'
Bertha Chan ... Ruth
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Mike Norris

Directed by
James Fargo 
 
Writing credits
Franklin Thompson (written by)

James Fargo 

Produced by
John B. Bennett .... producer
 
Original Music by
William Goldstein 
 
Cinematography by
Rexford L. Metz (director of photography) (as Rexford Metz)
 
Film Editing by
Irving Rosenblum  (as Irving C. Rosenblum)
 
Casting by
Caro Jones 
 
Production Design by
George B. Chan 
 
Set Decoration by
Mary Swanson  (as Mary Olivia Swanson)
 
Makeup Department
Dorothea Long .... hair stylist
Judith Silverman .... makeup artist
Graham Stancliffe .... hairdresser: Hong Kong (as Grame Stancliffe)
Lesley Vanderwalt .... makeup artist: Hong Kong
 
Production Management
Grace Lam .... unit production manager: Hong Kong
Larry Powell .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Pele Cheng .... second assistant director: Hong Kong
Conrad Irving .... second assistant director
Patty Chan Morrison .... first assistant director: Hong Kong (as Patty Chan)
Stan Zabka .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Eugene Booth .... property master (as Gene Booth)
Philip Lee .... property master: Hong Kong
Pei Ling Wang .... assistant art director: Hong Kong
 
Sound Department
John H. Arrufat .... sound editor (as J.H. Arrufat)
Paul Hochman .... sound editor
Klaus Landsberg .... boom operator
Leonard Peterson .... sound re-recording mixer
Aaron Rochin .... sound re-recording mixer
Don Sharpless .... sound mixer
Richard Tyler .... sound re-recording mixer
Robert Davenport .... sound recordist (uncredited)
Duncan McEwan .... sound recordist (uncredited)
Bill Voigtlander .... adr editor (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Richard Albain .... special effects (as Dick Albain)
 
Stunts
John Barrett .... stunts
Darwin Benjamin .... stunts
Jay De Plano .... stunts (as Jay DePland)
Steve Hulin .... stunts
Mike Johnson .... stunts (as John Michael Johnson)
Malcolm Lomax .... stunts
Alan Marcus .... stunts
Aaron Norris .... stunt coordinator
Richard Norton .... stunts
Bob Yerkes .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Jimmy Chan .... camera operator: Hong Kong
Michael Gershman .... camera operator
Larry D. Howard .... gaffer (as Larry Howard)
Jack Johnson .... key grip
Christine M. Loss .... still photographer (as Christine Loss)
Louis Niemeyer .... assistant camera (as Louis A. Niemeyer)
Ron Veto .... key grip best boy
Alvin Zimmerman .... gaffer best boy (as Al Zimmerman)
 
Casting Department
Sherry Chen .... casting: Hong Kong
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Lo Oi Kwan .... costumer: Hong Kong
Mark Peterson .... costumer
Vicki Peterson .... costumer: Hong Kong
Marla Denise Schlom .... costumer: women (as Marla Schlom)
 
Editorial Department
Bob Ramae .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Alf Clausen .... orchestrator
Harry V. Lojewski .... music supervisor
Jeremy Lubbock .... orchestrator
Joe Tuley .... music editor
William Goldstein .... conductor (uncredited)
William Goldstein .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Aaron Rochin .... score mixer (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Pam Bladine .... production assistant: Hong Kong
Nydia Galindo .... production secretary: U.S.
Elizabeth Gallagher .... script supervisor
Pat Grover .... assistant: Chuck Norris, Hong Kong (as Pattie Grover)
Robert E. Lee .... production auditor
May Leung .... production secretary: Hong Kong
James McCabe .... location manager
Nancy Lattier Nash .... unit publicist: Hong Kong (as Nancy Nash)
Wayne Ng .... accountant: Hong Kong
Bill Steinmetz .... unit publicist: U.S.
Nancy Walker .... production secretary
Charles Wang .... production consultant: Hong Kong
 

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Runtime:
90 min
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Color (Metrocolor)
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Certification:
Argentina:18 | Australia:R | Finland:K-18 (uncut) (2005) | Finland:(Banned) (cut) (1984) | Finland:K-18 (heavily cut) (1984) | Finland:(Banned) (uncut) (1983) | Germany:BPjM Restricted | New Zealand:R18 | Norway:18 (video premiere) | UK:18 | USA:R | West Germany:18
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Trivia:
One of numerous collaborations of actor-star Chuck Norris and brother stunt coordinator Aaron Norris.See more »
Goofs:
Factual errors: In fact, casinos are not allowed in Hong Kong. The plot should be set in Macau.See more »
Quotes:
Josh Randall:Bravest man I ever knew was a homosexual.See more »
Movie Connections:
Features Jerry-Go-Round (1965)See more »

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Chuck Norris B-movie, 11 January 2015
Author: SnoopyStyle

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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