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Fist Fighter (1989)

 -  Action | Drama | Sport  -  12 May 1989 (USA)
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An ex-boxer comes back to a town called Rosario in South America taking revenge for the death of a friend.

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Cast

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Jorge Rivero ...
C.J. Thunderbird (as George Rivero)
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Harry 'Punchy' Moses
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Ellen
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Billy Vance
Simón Andreu ...
Moreno
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Rhino
Emiliano Redondo ...
Delgado
Eleazar Garcia Jr. ...
Muñes
Tony Isbert ...
Rains
Gus Rethwisch ...
The Beast
Jimmy Nickerson ...
King Bellinakov
José Chávez ...
Police sergeant
Jorge Reynoso ...
Lobo I
Manuel Benítez ...
Lobo II
Sergio Acosta ...
Lobo III
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An ex-boxer comes back to a town called Rosario in South America taking revenge for the death of a friend.

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12 May 1989 (USA)  »

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Two words: Edward Albert
22 April 2003 | by (Lisbon, Portugal) – See all my reviews

The man who starred in the great "Butterflies are Free" and the not bad "Midway"; golden globe winner for the most promising newcomer in 1973, suddenly starts his way through the b-movie world.

In a similar way to what happened to names like Jan-Michael Vincent (after The Mechanic and Big Wednesday) and Timothy Bottoms (talented actor who starred in, for example, "The Last Picture Show" and "Johnny Got His Gun"), Edward Albert faded into anonymity after his first screen appearances and unfortunately (which his not happening to Mr. Bottoms) it seems very hard to recover the deserved statute of a good actor.

The screenplay is similar to many other movies, but specially the acting seems a bit better: names like the referred Edward Albert, George Rivero (Rio Lobo), Mike Connors (Gideon) and the real-life martial artist champion Mattias Hues are maybe the better thing in the whole movie.

With good fighting sequences and interesting moments, "Fistfighter" is a good title to watch instead of bad Norris or Seagal films.


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