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Capt. Harry Dodds
Geoffrey Binney ...
Mike O'Malley (as Geoff Binney)
Hope Holiday ...
Hazel Buck
Jillian Kesner ...
Cookie Winchell (as Jillian Kessner)
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John Taylor
Jennifer Holmes ...
Ann Davis
Rey Malonzo ...
Go Chin (as Rey King)
Carla Reynolds ...
Eilleen Fox
Carl Anthony ...
Lloyd Davis
John Locke ...
Gary Schwartz
Mark Tanous ...
Cooper
Ralph Lombardi ...
Thomas Speer
Chanda Romero ...
Mayloo
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Girl In Toilet
Lin Lin Li ...
Gun Moll (as Maggie Lee)
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A group of martial arts students are en route to an island that supposedly is home to the ghosts of martial artists who have lost their honor. A Hitler lookalike and his gang are running a female slavery operation on the island as well. Soon, the two groups meet and all sorts of crazy things happen which include cannibal monks, piranhas, zombies, and more! Written by Josh Pasnak <chainsaw@intouch.bc.ca>

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Raw Force! Untamed and Unleashed to Kill! See more »


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Trivia

This movie opened in 150 theaters on the East Coast. See more »

Goofs

When Eilleen is in the shower, the rings on her left hand appear and disappear between scenes. See more »

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voice over the PA system: Those of you who wish to end up sitting on the toilet for the rest of the trip, with violent, projectile diarrhea, try the Hungarian food in our restaurant, courtesy of Michelle the Hungarian bitch.
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'To be Continued ...' appears at the end of the film. (but as of 2009, no sequel has ever materialized) See more »

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Featured in Destination: Warriors Island (2014) See more »

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A real MAN'S movie!!!
8 July 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Zombies, cannibalistic monks, kung fu, gore and tons of hilariously exploitative and entirely gratuitous nudity?! - Hell yes! - this has all the intrinsic ingredients to make it surely every blokes dream movie! And you know what? This heady mix of sleaze and action very almost lives up to the accolade to!

Marvel at such scenes as one of our hero's performing a daring flying kick through a moving trucks window (and breaking his foot in the process!), a seeming army of zombie samurai and a couple of still very agile zombie ninja(!!!), some decidedly creepy monks who spend most of their time laughing like imbeciles(!!!), an hilarious bar fight, an evil white suit wearing Nazi (complete with Hitler style comb over and moustache!) and enough leering, lingering close up shots of female breasts to fill an average porno! Yes indeed, this is great fun from beginning to end although it does have to be said that the main action featuring our heroes vs zombies sadly doesn't kick in until the final third of the flick which is a bit of a shame.

Nonetheless, if it's purely raw action and sleaze you're after then Raw Force certainly delivers!


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