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Kickboxer (1989)

Kurt Sloane must learn the ancient kick boxing art of Muay Thai in order to avenge his brother.

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Winston Taylor
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Mylee
Ka Ting Lee ...
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Richard Foo ...
Tao Liu
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Ho-Ying Sin ...
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Tony Chan ...
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Kurt Sloan is the corner-man for his brother, U.S. kickboxing champion Eric Sloan. When Kurt witnesses his brother become maliciously paralyzed in the ring by Thailand champion Tong Po, Kurt vows revenge. With the help of Zion, a kickboxing trainer who lives in a remote area of Thailand, Kurt trains for the fight of his life. Written by Peter Katzman <pkatzman@bu.edu>

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An Ancient Sport Becomes A Deadly Game. [US Movie Poster] See more »

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Action | Sport | Thriller

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Release Date:

8 September 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Karate Tiger 3 - Der Kickboxer  »

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Budget:

$1,500,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$14,697,005 (USA)
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Trivia

Dennis Alexio, who plays Eric Sloane, was a World Light Heavyweight and World Cruiserweight kick boxing champion in real life. See more »

Goofs

When Kurt's brother is being rescued, his hands are tied behind his back and tries to fight off the attackers. Again, although being paralyzed, he manages to step with his left leg twice while sitting in the chair before the scene is over. See more »

Quotes

Xian Chow: And now, you drive me in Pedicab.
Kurt Sloane: Pedicab?
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Connections

Followed by The Redemption: Kickboxer 5 (1995) See more »

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I Won't Stay
Written by Dyna Brein
Performed by Lucinda Ramseur
Produced by Mike Piccirillo
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One of Jean-Claude Dammes best movies
29 July 2005 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

This movie is really good and its about a Kickboxer and his brother who go to Thailand to fight the Thai Kick boxing champion and the American Kickboxer loses and ends up being paralyzed and then his brother gos and gets kick boxing training in a remote part of Thailand to revenge his brother.There are heaps of good scenes in this movie like all of the scenes of the city Bangkok and of all of the beautiful temples and the great fight scenes in the end of the movie.This movie stars good actors like the great action star Jean-Claude Van Damme,Dennis Chan,Dennis Alexio,Michel Qissi and Haskell V. Anderson The III.Kickboxer is one of Vam Dammes best movies and so are the movies Blood Sport,Nowhere To Run,TimeCop,The Quest and Hard Target.Over all this movie was good with NEVER a boring scene and my rating is 7 out of 10.


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