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The King of the Kickboxers (1990)

A cop goes undercover in Thailand to avenge his brother's death in this martial arts film.

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Captain O'Day
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Anderson
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Khan
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Molly
William Long Jr. ...
Big Boss (as William Long)
David Michael Sterling ...
Mr. McKinney
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Ong Soo Han ...
Thasi (as Ong)
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Drug Dealer
Bruce Fontaine ...
Dan Handel (as Bruce Richard Fontaine)
Patrick Shuck ...
Young Jake
John Kay ...
Mr. Director
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Sean Donahue
Dean Harrington ...
Radioman
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Kahn is a heavy weight kick-box champion, who often kills his opponents in front of the running camera, to sell it on video tape. Jake had to witness once how his brother was killed by him, and now has come for revenge. But first he has to improve his fighting skills; he asks Phang, the only person in the whole world who ever had Khan down on his back, to train him until he is a match for him. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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In the Ring of Death, only one man can become king!

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Action | Crime | Sport

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9 August 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

No Retreat, No Surrender 4  »

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The costumes worn by Loren Avedon and Billy Blanks during the climatic fight in the cage have meaning: the traditional robe and mask worn by Avedon represents the higher Hindu deity Hanuman, whose accomplishments include vanquishing the demon lord Ravana, whose costume was worn by Blanks. See more »

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Some of the movies Jake watches in New York (featuring Khan wearing a bib) aren't shot until later in the movie (the garage fight scene). See more »

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Prang: [Prang's training has taken its toll on Jake and he decides to call it quits, puzzling Prang] Why you stop?
Jake Donahue: [angrily] If this is your idea of training, you're crazy!
Prang: You want to be ready for Khan? Then keep going!
Jake Donahue: Forget about it! All this shit is doing is burning what little time I have left!
Prang: This is the way that I learned!
Jake Donahue: Yeah? And how far did that get you?
Prang: [insulted] WHAT?
Jake Donahue: [walks away a bit and then faces Prang again with frustration] YOU LOST! I CAN'T AFFORD TO LOSE!
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Followed by American Shaolin (1991) See more »

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**** Yeah!
21 February 2010 | by See all my reviews

For a period of a couple of years, Loren Avedon appeared in several great martial arts movies with well choreographed, really fun and enjoyable martial arts action. King of the Kickboxers is another great movie and quite similar to the No Retreat, No Surrender movies which were all fun. It's entertainment from beginning to end, superb fighting is what this is about. Don't look for acting, story or things like that, because there aren't any. The appearance of Billy Blanks adds something extra to this film. He's a bad guy in this, and IMHO he suits that better than being a good guy. I think it's because he lacks that special 'good guy charisma', but as a villain he's great.


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