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Cage (1989)

 -  Action | Drama  -  1 September 1989 (USA)
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A GI in Vietnam saves his buddy's life, but in the process is shot in the head. The injury results in brain damage to the point where he basically has a child's brain in a (very large) ... See full summary »

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Billy Thomas
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Scott Monroe
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Tony Baccola
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Mario
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Morgan Garrett
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Tiger Joe
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Tin Lum Yin
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Diablo
Tiger Chung Lee ...
Chang
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Costello
Daniel Martine ...
Mono
Rion Hunter ...
Chao Tung
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Pang
Maggie Mae Miller ...
Meme
Paul Sorensen ...
Matt
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A GI in Vietnam saves his buddy's life, but in the process is shot in the head. The injury results in brain damage to the point where he basically has a child's brain in a (very large) man's body. When they get out of the army the two open up a bar together, but some local gangsters make things tough for them after they refuse to take part in brutal "cage" matches where fighters battle to the point of serious injury and/or death. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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1 September 1989 (USA)  »

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A Jaula da Morte  »

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$618,178 (USA)
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Tin Lum Yin: I see you've met Chao Tung. This is Pang.
Tony Baccola: Yeah, yeah - ping, pong, pang.
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Laughable and cheap
2 September 2003 | by (Jamwelkowski, IL) – See all my reviews

I rented this film to see what might be a bloody, non stop action movie and got this overly sentimental and super cheap low budget action-drama that makes Kickboxer look like Die Hard. Lou and Reb are in Vietnam and as Lou saves Reb from the gooks, he gets shot in the head in what is easily one of the worst effects ever. The Vietnam scenes are shot in someones backyard, I swear! Lou is now brain damaged and Reb and him live together and own a bar. Super homoerotic. Lou is convinced to fight in a cage for money and Reb goes on a killing spree to get him back. There is no good fight scenes at all, the punches are two inches away from a person. Characters personalities change in matter of seconds. One guy is a bad and in the next scene he's good. The acting is horrid and the music is some overly sentimental Frank Stallone sounding song that would make you sick. I hated this film.


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