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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

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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

The film named Lionheart has also been known as A.W.O.L Absent Without Leave, Full Contact and Wrong Bet. Wrong Bet was also the name of the production company See more »

Goofs

During the fight in the pool, Lyon's lion tattoo is not on his chest. See more »

Quotes

Joshua: Don't ever lose your heart Lionheart, 'cause you'll never get it back.
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References Mad Max (1979) See more »

Soundtracks

FIGHTING FOR MY LIFE
Written by Curt Coumo, Guy Marshall and Elizabeth Vidal
Produced and Performed by TCB
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User Reviews

 
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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