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Director:
Writers:
Leo Fong (story) &
Leo Fong (screenplay)
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Release Date:
April 1986 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
When the odds are against you...hit hard, hit first, and hit with a low blow. See more »
Plot:
Leo Fong plays a private investigator who is in search of a young girl kidnapped by a religious cult. Destined to save her, he teams up with a Vietnam vet, a pro-boxing champ and a former cop to save her... | Add synopsis »
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A fairly good action movie with a good cast ! See more (19 total) »

Cast

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Leo Fong ... Joe Wong

Cameron Mitchell ... Yarakunda

Troy Donahue ... John Templeton
Diane Stevenett ... Diane

Akosua Busia ... Karma
Patti Bowling ... Karen Templeton
Stack Pierce ... Corky
Woody Farmer ... Fuzzy
Elaine Hightower ... Cody
Manny Dela Pena ... Sticks
David Cochran ... Chico
Roger Gundert ... Card Player
Gerry Monti ... Card Player
Mike York ... Card Player
Sam Baca ... Card Player
Lyle Compo ... Card Player
Nestor C. Albalos ... Card Player
Gary R. Stroupe ... Card Player
Jack L. Farley ... Card Player
Nestor Gandia ... Card Player
Ann Bridges ... Card Room Cashier
Grady Butler ... Biker
Joel Hinger ... Biker
Doug Jukich ... Arm Wrestler
Randall Witt ... Arm Wrestler
Steve Tognini ... Deli Robbery
Tony Petrali ... Deli Robbery

Timothy Paul Perez ... Deli Robbery (as Tim Perez)
Darrin Westbrock ... Deli Waiter
Elizabeth Wilkinson ... Camp Nurse
Frank Dianette ... Camp Doctor

Billy Blanks ... Guard
Michael Zezima ... Michael, The Guard
Jay Garber ... Guard
Curtis Johnson ... Guard
Cory Troxclair ... Guard
Scott Cherney ... Guard
Ray Lewis ... Guard
Loyd Garmany ... Guard
Michael Hughes ... Guard
Wilbert Chin ... Guard
Ansel Chin ... Guard
Lim Sisson ... Guard
Raul Magadia ... Guard
Andre Waters ... Guard
Gerald Sakata ... Guard
Jeffery Moznett ... Guard
Tom Lingenfelter ... Guard
Charlie Cook ... Guard
Wesley Suttles ... Guard
Bernard Bang ... Guard
Marilyn Tanner ... Guard
Shirley Nelson ... Guard
Emil Jaurequi Jr. ... Guard
Rick Knoernschild ... Guard
Doug Parker ... Guard
Doug Weeks ... Guard
John Zgraggen ... Boxer
John Drebinger Jr. ... Manny, Boxing Promoter
Scott Hall ... Boxing Promoter
Anita Cerqui ... Chinese Restarant Patron
Lisa Chun ... Chinese Restarant Patron
Karen Yee ... Chinese Restarant Patron
Helen Yee ... Chinese Restarant Patron
Lynda Wong ... Chinese Restarant Waitress
Gene Lee ... Chinese Restarant Cook
William Hunt ... Chauffeur
Ella Marie Hunt ... Bag Lady
Ron Ackerman ... Police Chief
Harold Strome ... Police Detective
Al Allen ... Shoe Shine Boy
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Paul Bogh ... Mark Sims (uncredited)
Hope Holiday ... School Head Mistress (uncredited)
Kyle Miller ... Referee (uncredited)
Joseph Torres Sr. ... Man sitting at counter in Chinese restuarant (uncredited)

Directed by
Frank Harris 
 
Writing credits
Leo Fong  story &
Leo Fong  screenplay

Produced by
Leo Fong .... producer
Hope Holiday .... associate producer
Mark Moldenhauer .... executive producer
Bertrand Ungar .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Steve Amundsen 
 
Cinematography by
Frank Harris 
 
Film Editing by
Frank Harris 
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Gene Lehfeldt .... second unit director
 
Stunts
Leo Beltran .... stunts
Craig Brandt .... stunts
George Chung .... fight choreographer
George Chung .... stunts
Rich Gauardo .... stunts
Samuel Hawkes .... stunts
Peter Ho .... stunts
Keith Howe .... stunts
Kimball Joyce .... stunts
Rich Kuehn .... stunts
Gene Lehfeldt .... stunt coordinator (as Gene Lefeldt)
Larry Lopez .... stunts
John Louie .... stunts
Kyle Miller .... stunts
Rico Renaldo .... stunts
Rick Schiller .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Gene Lehfeldt .... gaffer
Gene Lehfeldt .... key grip
Joseph Torres Sr. .... camera assistant
 
Music Department
Samuel S. Cardon .... composer: additional music
 

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Also Known As:
"The Last Fight to Win: The Bloody End" - Philippines (English title)
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USA:90 min
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Did You Know?

Quotes:
Yarakunda:Where are you taking me?
Karma:To a place... where the sun always shines.
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2 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
A fairly good action movie with a good cast !, 30 May 2005
Author: Bill from United States

A pretty good cast here with ... Leo Fong , Cameron Mitchell , Stack Pierce , Akosua Busia , Troy Donaghue , Diane Stevenett and I think that Hope Holliday plays a small part as a Head Mistress of a school.

Four of these actors incl Leo Fong are from the other movie Kill Point ! Cameron Mitchell (High Chapparel 1960's TV Western) as Yarakunda is just plain weird. Akosua Busia (Colour Purple) as the sadistic Karma , is weird as well but SO gorgeous it isn't funny. Diane Stevenett as Joe Wong's secretary Diane is really cute and plays her part fairly well. Stack Pierce as Corky , as always is mean looking deadly and certainly comes up well , as well as can be expected. I'm sure though that his part in the movie has a different name , possibly "Duke". Anyway he throws some good punches. He is a first rate actor !

I suppose that you can't expect any Oscar award winning from Leo Fong , but never the less I have seen worse actors. Actually Leo Fong isn't too bad as an actor and even though he's never had the coaching I'd bet he's got more ability than Arnie and JCVD. He can be quite funny at times and has his moments and you realize that you get a liking for the guy.

I suppose that he's a little mechanical , but you can see the breaks where he lightens up every so often.

The movie is a bit better than mediocre and has some good action scenes. Leo Fong is quite a good martial artist and even though you don't see all of the acrobatics and technical trickery etc ... you get some realistic scenes. Fong as you can see is a pretty strong guy and for his age he does well. The best action part is in the building where Fong takes on a couple of guys an does them over. The part on the stair case is good !

All in all I quite enjoyed the movie and his part as Joe Wong. And what a rough scruffy PI he is. You sort of get the impression that as soon as he'd make the money from a case he'd spend it on whatever before the bills etc.

I own this on DVD now but I saw it a couple of years back and then I recalled seeing it sometime in the late 80's . I thought that the actor was MA Expert and board breaker Pu Gill Gwon , the author of "The New Forms of Tae Kwon Do" Anyway its not Pu Gill Kwoon or Pu Gill Gwon , Its Leo Fong an I'm glad that I have the movie as I'll watch it again.

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