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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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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 character played by Bruce Fontaine exclaims "Hey, he hit me!" after an opponent slashes him with a knife. The scene was originally written so that Fontaine would be punched, but when the knives were improvised, no one updated the dialogue or corrected Fontaine. See more »

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At the end of the snuff movie shoot in the garage the actor being hoisted up on the meat hook changes from the bearded, brown haired actor to a dark haired clean shaven Chinese stuntman. 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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This should be called "Kickboxer : The Remake"
20 January 2001 | by See all my reviews

I thought this movie was really like "Kickboxer"(Van Damme). It had the same kind of plot. It had the same destination , Thailand. I think it was a major copy of Kickboxer , but it was enjoyable. It had good training music and the fights were done so good , but the acting was real bad , overall I give this 8/10.


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