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No Retreat, No Surrender (1986)

 -  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:
Kurt McKinney ...
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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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When life is on the line there can be ... See more »

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Action | Crime | Drama

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Release Date:

2 May 1986 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Retroceder nunca, rendirse jamás  »

Box Office

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

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

A scene was written in which R.J. accidentally trips Scott in the school cafeteria causing Scott to spill his food. This would have explained why Scott hated R.J. But the scene was not filmed. See more »

Goofs

When Ian "Whirlwind" Reily is fighting at the MGM Grand hotel Reno, there are several shots with a large audience as well as several shots of fighting in what appears to be an empty high school gym. There are also many empty folding chairs visible throughout the scene. See more »

Quotes

Scott: Stick with me, guys; you'll never go hungry.
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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 »

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Referenced in Pineapple Express (2008) See more »

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Stand on Your Own
Performed by Joe Torono
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After three or more beers, this movie is flawless.
12 June 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I don't know where to start with this cinematic masterpiece. When I first saw it(a million years ago) I thought it was so laughably bad that I enjoyed watching it. Then recently I had a few drinks then got the great idea of watching it again. I couldn't pull myself off of the floor from laughing so hard. Geez, the sound, video quality, acting, editing, EVERYTHING about this movie is bad. There should be a warning on the cover suggesting that viewers prepare themselves for the possibility of laughing themselves into a stupor.

Anyway, this movie is freaking great. Check this movie out without hesitation. If you watch it sober, you'll laugh at it normally, but when you got a few in ya, the laughs don't stop. You hear that punk, she KNOWS whos the best!!!


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