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Doo-yong Lee
Scott Thomas (co-director)
Lin Ada (writer)
James Bruner (original story)
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Release Date:
21 September 1988 (Portugal) See more »
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Sam J. Jones ... Sam Kettle

Linda Blair ... Sara
Jun Chong ... Jun Kim

Phillip Rhee ... Bernard

Mako ... Oyama

Bill Erwin ... Dr. London

Gustav Vintas ... Kendrick

Rebecca Ferratti ... Miss Amy (as Rebecca Ferrati)

Peter Looney ... Dr. Thomas
Charles Young ... Captain Cunningham
David Colette ... Hasbro
Joanna Chong ... Joanna

Greg Joung Paik ... Jum Kim's Brother (as Greg Paik)

Alexis Rhee ... Joanna's Mother (as Susan Rhee)
Dan Beder ... Danny
Elise Brisette ... Betsey

Karen Lorre ... Sushi Bar Girl (as Karen Witter)
Ashley Ashton ... Art Gallery Girl

Simon Rhee ... Iga #1
Tae Ill ... Iga #2
Ken Nagayama ... Iga #3
Max K. ... Iga #4
Clark Choi ... Iga #5
Daniel Dvorsky ... Dr. London's Bodyguard
Kelly Clayton ... Dr. London's Bodyguard
Richard Shin ... Oyama's Bodyguard
Frank Young ... Oyama's Bodyguard
Howard Ng ... Oyama's Bodyguard
Stuart Damon ... General
Bill Wallace ... Colonel
Lindsey Erwin ... Police Secretary
Eric Megason ... CBR Agent
Sloan Roberts ... CBR Agent (as Jon Sloan)
Kim Kahana ... Guard in Compond
Steve Hulin ... Terrorist in Kendo Studio
Carlos Lloyd ... Terrorist in Kendo Studio
Miriam Ezra ... Girl in Kendo Studio
Mimi Vodnoy ... Girl in Kendo Studio (as Mimi Vodney)
Michael Guest ... Helicopter Pilot
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Michael Matson ... Sushi Bar Patron (uncredited)

Directed by
Doo-yong Lee  (as Lee Doo Yong)
Scott Thomas (co-director)
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Lin Ada  writer
James Bruner  original story
Will Gates  writer

Produced by
David Chong .... associate producer
Jun Chong .... producer
Irwin Jaeger .... executive producer
Phillip Rhee .... producer
Peter E. Strauss .... executive producer
Original Music by
Paul Gilman 
Cinematography by
Hyun-chae Son 
Film Editing by
William Hoy 
Art Direction by
John Nakama 
Set Decoration by
Angela Dunford 
Dawn Kaminski 
Dawn Teitelbaum 
Makeup Department
Audrey Colker .... hair stylist
Cida Ricciotti .... makeup artist
Mel Slavick .... makeup artist
Mimi Vodnoy .... hair stylist (as Mimi Vodney)
Production Management
Martin Wiley .... unit production manager
Art Department
Nora Murphy .... property master
Sound Department
James Gavin Bedford .... sound editor
Steve Hulin .... fire stunt high fall
Kim Kahana .... stunt coordinator
Daniel Paquinn .... high fall
Camera and Electrical Department
Patric J. Abaravich .... chief lighting technician
Other crew
Jun Chong .... fight choreographer
Phillip Rhee .... fight choreographer

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91 min | Norway:92 min

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2 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
Flash Gordon vs ninja?!, 1 April 2007
Author: HaemovoreRex from United Kingdom

Sam J Jones stars in this fairly enjoyable action affair as a cop on the trail of some ruthless killers, including a demented ex CIA operative, who are attempting to procure the top secret formula to a potentially devastating biological weapon. Also drawn along for the ride are the excellent pairing of Jun Chong and Phillip Rhee (who gets to display some more of his awesome kicking skills!) who also appeared together in the similarly entertaining Los Angeles Street Fighter aka Ninja Turf (and in fact produced the film being reviewed here to).

Moving along at a cracking pace with some rather well handled action set pieces throughout and a pleasant splattering of gore (including a particularly nasty torture scene!) this is a reasonably satisfying flick and should certainly provide less discriminating action fans with a fairly solid ninety or so minutes of entertainment.

Look out to for the lovely Linda Blair in this as Jones' long suffering wife.

Overall, well worth a watch!

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