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China O'Brien (1990)

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China O'brien; big city police woman; martial arts trainer, is forced to hand in her badge and head home to her father and the small town where she grew up. The peaceful town she knew is ... See full summary »

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Robert Tiller ...
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China O'brien; big city police woman; martial arts trainer, is forced to hand in her badge and head home to her father and the small town where she grew up. The peaceful town she knew is now struggling against the clutches of organized crime. When her father, the town sheriff, is killed China decides to run for his position and clean up the town. The poll results spark a series of confrontations that finally decide who runs the town . . . Written by Mark Harding <mah@imdb.com>

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The scene in which Cynthia Rothrock rides a car down the street to promote her running for sheriff was filmed during an actual parade in Utah; the spectators, organizers, and press were not alerted to this, and the local radio station reported her fictional run for sheriff as fact despite not knowing who she was. See more »

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Performed by Ian Wheatley
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Cynthia Rothrock is American Equlvalent of Michele Yeoh
16 May 2001 | by (Boston, MA) – See all my reviews

Average story which should be expected out of a martial arts movie. The major reason to watch this movie is to Cynthia Rothrock kick the villains butts. Originally was written as a project for Jackie Chan before the story was changed around as a film the Cynthia Rothrock. The action sequences are well choreographed. The negatives of China O'Brien(1990) are the sloppy editing and the low budget structure.


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