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No Retreat, No Surrender (1986)

PG  |   |  Action, Crime, Drama  |  2 May 1986 (USA)
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Jason Stillwell, a Bruce Lee fan, is beaten numerous times and trains from the ghost of Lee. Jason then must use his newly acquired skills to save Seattle from a crime syndicate, whose top ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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J.W. Fails ...
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Kelly Reilly
Tai Chung Kim ...
Sensei Lee (as Kim Tai Chong)
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Scott
Ron Pohnel ...
Dale Jacoby ...
Dean Ramsay
Peter Cunningham ...
Frank Peters (as Pete Cunningham)
Timothy D. Baker ...
Tom Stillwell
Gloria Marziano ...
Mrs. Stillwell
Joe Verroca ...
New York Agent (as Joe Vance)
Farid Panahi ...
New York Assistant #1
Tom Harris ...
New York Assistant #2
John Andes ...
New York Boss
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Storyline

Jason Stillwell, a Bruce Lee fan, is beaten numerous times and trains from the ghost of Lee. Jason then must use his newly acquired skills to save Seattle from a crime syndicate, whose top martial artist is the deadly Ivan. Written by Albert Valentin <albval@hotmail.com>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Tonight, He either fights for his life or he'll be running for the rest of it. See more »

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Action | Crime | Drama

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PG | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

2 May 1986 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Retroceder nunca, rendirse jamás  »

Box Office

Gross:

$4,662,137 (USA)
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| (DVD) | (1986 video release)

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Trivia

The scene that has Kurt McKinney doing two-finger push-ups was actually filmed with wires to hoist McKinney up and down. They used trees in the background to cover up the wire. See more »

Goofs

When Jason is training with his foot in the rope for the second time, the red choker is up , then down, then up again, without assistance from anyone. See more »

Quotes

Jason Stillwell: (shaking Kelly violently) Yeah, right!
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Crazy Credits

Jean-Claude Van Damme's character is Ivan, but in the ending credits, next to his name reads, "Karl Brezdin". See more »

Connections

Referenced in La Tarago Wa La Esteslam (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

Hold on to the Vision
(Main Theme)
Written by Frank Harris and Jo Mortensen
Performed by Kevin Chalfant
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This movie has helped me through some hard times
23 April 2001 | by (California) – See all my reviews

I most start this off by saying, I think this is one of the best movies every made, its in my top 10 favorite movies of all time. I watched this movie like everyday after shcool when I was a kid. its great.. its so entertaining, and never gets old. it has a great story, great action scenes, great music, and memereble lines and characters. I still watch this movie all the time. When lifes at its low points, and I'm feeling down, when I watch this movie, it gives me the inspiration to not give up and keep pushing on. I love this movie, its got me through some hard times.


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