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American Kickboxer (1991)

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Kickboxing champion B.J. is jailed for an accidental murder thanks to the testimony of his arch-nemesis Denard. A year later, B.J. is released and then challenged by Denard for $100,000. ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John Barrett ...
BJ Quinn
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Chad Hunter
Terry Norton ...
Carol
Brad Morris ...
Jacques Denard
Ted Le Plat ...
Willard
Michael Huff ...
Robert Bentley
Len Sparrowhawk ...
Bob Wiser
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Howard
Evan J. Klisser ...
Jason
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Ken
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Prosecutor (as Paddy Lyster)
Larry Martin ...
Judge Rivers
Gary Chalmers ...
Attorney
Frank Notaro ...
Doctor
Tootsie Lombard ...
Nurse
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Kickboxing champion B.J. is jailed for an accidental murder thanks to the testimony of his arch-nemesis Denard. A year later, B.J. is released and then challenged by Denard for $100,000. Will B.J. accept and get even with Denard? Written by Albert Valentin

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Rated R for language and kickboxing violence | See all certifications »
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1 March 1991 (South Africa)  »

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American Kickboxer 1  »

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American Kickboxer 2 (1993) is not the sequel to this film. The real sequel is simply titled To the Death (1992). See more »

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I Don't Want To See You
Performed by Neill Solomon
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* OUT OF FIVE
7 July 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

John Barrett stars as B.J Quinn a prize-fighter who trains for a revenge match after getting out of jail for man slaughter. Lackluster movie suffers from a lack of actionscenes and uneven acting that drop kick this one into the turkey pile. John Barrett has to be the oldest prize fighter this side of George Foreman.


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