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Forced Vengeance -- A casino security guard is forced into violence from when the Hong Kong mob threatens his friends.

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Director:
Writers:
Franklin Thompson (written by) and
James Fargo
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Release Date:
30 July 1982 (USA) See more »
Genre:
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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Forced sloppy product deserves a barbaric vengeance See more (29 total) »

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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1.85 : 1 See more »
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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
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Trivia:
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:
Revealing mistakes: When Randall finds Claire naked and raped to death, before he puts her head in his lap blocking her midsection with his right arm, it is very obvious that the "corpse" is breathing.See more »
Quotes:
Kam:I hope you live long enough to tell Randall what I did to his girl.See more »
Movie Connections:
Features Jerry-Go-Round (1965)See more »

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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
Forced sloppy product deserves a barbaric vengeance, 17 December 2013
Author: videorama-759-859391 from adelaide, australia

I must be honest here. Forced Vengeance is one of the most idiotic and amateurish pieces of crap I've seen, back in the day where Chuckie sported a moustache and had red hair. He plays an orphaned brother, extracting revenge on the people responsible for killing his foster brother and Dad, who were running this great casino business, but these evil developers had put the squeeze on em'. While small Daddy, defied the baddies after rejecting their proposal, he and son (who was for it) paid the ultimate price. Some people are just plain stubborn. I guess it's a matter of principal. If you want loads of action, you'll get it here. If you want logic, go somewhere else. Of course, as always, Chuck's close friend, a ex vet buddy is killed. When his beautiful girlfriend is raped and killed, now the real vengeance begins, that Chuckies sends forth, and we love it. The film has a very amateurish and slapdash script, as if the dialogue came as the movie went along, some moments of it, become unintentionally funny. Main reason- absurd dialogue. Here's a stupid line for ya, as I feel I must tell you. This is just after father Pascal, has told baddie, Ramondi to go jump. This is Ramondi's reactive dialogue. "I know, but expand or die, that's (something else... "). Oh, and the acting, don't even get me started on the acting. This is like Chuck isn't even acting. This is like a just do it as you go, not even half baked flick. I did love Chucks's line where he put a homosexual mate of one the baddies into some heating contraption. "Sleep tight, sweet cheeks. You could of been a toasted marshmellow." It's great, seeing Chuckie, galavanting all over San Francisco, on the kill, readily disposing of scum, with a non repentence, much like a robot, and that's what he is. He hardly shows any range of emotions, if any, and this could well be one of the worst performances of his life, in one of the worst films he's ever done. Truly, FV, is one the most amateurish, unprofessional flicks, I've ever seen, all the way, which is a shame, given the beautiful surrounds this flick is shot. It's sloppy wrapped up ending, is just another laugh of unbelief. True to life words, have Chuckie saying to that gay badman. "Bravest man I knew was a homosexual"

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