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Firewalker (1986)

PG  |   |  Action, Adventure, Comedy  |  21 November 1986 (USA)
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A pair of adventurers try to track down an ancient Aztec/Mayan/Egyptian/Apache hoard of gold.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Patricia Goodwin
Tall Eagle
El Coyote
Corky Taylor
Richard Lee-Sung ...
Chinese Man / The General
Zaide Silvia Gutiérrez ...
Indian Girl
Álvaro Carcaño ...
John Hazelwood ...
José Escandón ...
Mario Arévalo ...
Guerilla Leader
Juan Jaramillo ...
Tough Guerilla
Miguel Ángel Fuentes ...
Big Man (as Miguel Fuentes)


Max Donigan sets off on a treasure hunt with his friend Leo and newly-acquired partner Patricia, who provided the treasure map. Along the way they encounter a few bar fights, evil "coyotes", and other obstacles they are able to overcome with ease. When they find the temple with the treasure, they also find the Firewalker, who wants to retain the power of his ancestors and put an end to the trio's treasure hunt. In the end, Max and his two friends persevere and return home wealthy. Written by Darryl Schneider <>

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A pair of down-and-out fortune hunters cash in on high adventure!


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Release Date:

21 November 1986 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Le temple d'or  »

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$11,834,302 (USA)

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This is Aaron Norris' (Chuck Norris' brother) last film as a stunt coordinator. He began his career as a director with his next film, his brother's Braddock: Missing in Action III (1988). See more »


Max shoots Coyote in the chest, but he is unwounded minutes later. See more »


Patricia: [Max, Leo, and Patricia are dressing in holy attire on a train] If you're trying to make a pass at me, Max... I hardly think we're dressed for the occasion.
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A great Chuck Norris flick
3 November 2001 | by (Tampa, FL) – See all my reviews

I have to say that I thought "Firewalker" was one of Chuck Norris's best films. I know many don't agree with me on that, especially my movie critic partner, Bryan, but truly, if you look past the cheesiness at some times, the movie was quite entertaining. It's actually one of my favorites too. I guess I could never explain thoroughly as to why I think that it's a great movie, but maybe being a Chuck Norris fan is one. The movie is no longer in print, so the only way to see it, is by renting it at a movie store. I actually got lucky enough to find a copy of it at Best Buy about 4 years ago. If you haven't yet seen it, I suggest renting it and seeing for yourself.

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