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Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins (1985)

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An officially "dead" cop is trained to become an extraordinarily unique assassin in service of the US president.

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An NYPD cop is 'killed' in an accident. The death is faked, and he is inducted into the organization CURE, dedicated to preserving the constitution by working outside of it. Remo is to become the enforcement wing (assassin) of CURE, and learns an ancient Korean martial art from Chiun, the Master of Sinanju. Based on the popular pulp series "The Destroyer," by Richard Sapir and Warren Murphy. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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SEK 2,951,832 (Sweden)
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Based upon characters from an extensive series of spy/fantasy novels called "The Destroyer". See more »

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When Remo ducks down the side of the Ferris wheel car, it is car 6 that he dodges in the close shots. In the long shots, it is car 5. See more »

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Chiun: Women should stay home and make babies. Preferably, manchild.
Major Rayner Fleming: [to Remo] I see you both went to the same charm school.
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Remo's Theme (What If)
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Great movie
30 November 2004 | by (New York, USA) – See all my reviews

This is an excellent movie that blurs the line between action/adventure and comedy in the tradition of Big Trouble in Little China. The one-liners from Remo (Fred Ward) Chiun (Joel Grey) and Mr. Smith (Wilford Brimley) are reason enough to see this movie. Some people complained that the martial arts abilities are too unbelievable. However, if you enjoy "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon", any James Bond movie, or just about any martial arts movie coming out of Asia, you should have no problem with Remo Williams. The music to the movie is also surprisingly well done. I wholeheartedly recommend this movie to anyone with a trace of humor in their soul. You will not be disappointed.


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