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Lionheart (1990)

 -  Action | Drama | Sport  -  11 January 1991 (USA)
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Lyon Gaultier is a deserter in the Foreign Legion arriving in the USA entirely hard up. He finds his brother between life and death and his sister-in-law without the money needed to heal ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Lyon
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Joshua
Deborah Rennard ...
Cynthia
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Helene
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Nicole Gaultier
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Voyo Goric ...
Sgt. Hartog
Michel Qissi ...
Moustafa
George McDaniel ...
Adjutant
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Doctor
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Francois (as Jason Adams)
William T. Amos ...
Drug Dealer
Roz Bosley ...
Nurse
Dennis Rucker ...
Irish Legionnaire (as Dennis Wayne Rucker)
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African Legionnaire
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Storyline

Lyon Gaultier is a deserter in the Foreign Legion arriving in the USA entirely hard up. He finds his brother between life and death and his sister-in-law without the money needed to heal her husband and to maintain her child. To earn the money needed, Gaultier decides to take part in some very dangerous clandestine fights. Written by Tognacci Sebastiano <seblog@maya.dei.unipd.it>

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Honour or revenge, he has no choice... See more »

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Action | Drama | Sport

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for graphically violent fight scenes and for strong language | See all certifications »

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11 January 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A.W.O.L.  »

Box Office

Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$24,078,196 (USA)
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Trivia

A trailer for the film, seen on various VHS releases from Imperial Entertainment, which produced the film, makes absolutely no indication of Universal Pictures' involvement with the film. Universal would eventually become the film's distributor within the U.S. See more »

Goofs

Lyon's first fight opponent has a prominent tattoo on his left shoulder that appears very detailed, then is mostly rubbed off, then is very detailed again. See more »

Quotes

Lyon: He was not enough strong to be jail!
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Connections

Referenced in A Tale of Two Titans (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

SHADOWS AT MIDNIGHT
Written and Produced by Barry Goldberg (BMI) and Derek Power (as Derek Powers) (ASCAP)
Performed by Merry Clayton
Courtesy of Island Music, Strongbow Music and Virgin Music, Inc.
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A Champion Fight Film!
30 September 2005 | by See all my reviews

Lionheart (or A.W.O.L. - as i tend to refer to it) in my opinion is possibly Van-Dammes best film.... and yeah I'm biased! It has a very decent storyline which is realistic - especially as its set in America and features some well know actors such as Deborah Rennard, Brian Thompson and Harrison Page.

film moments . . . the fight between Gauliter and Sonny is seriously intense and even though I've watched this film on numerous occasions since 1990 it still is a great scene to watch! favorite parts of the movie is where Gaultier is insubordinate to his Commanding Officer and also the bookie at the Attila fight... "One minute to post my friend" great stuff! and for those interested in purchasing a copy Viva Video Inc. have recently released Lionheart on VCD!


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