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Final Impact (1992)

Nick, former world champion in kick boxing, discovers Danny, who just became light heavy-weight champion of Ohio. Danny is very ambitious to become world champion, so Nick offers to train ... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Nick Taylor
Danny Davis
Jeff Langton ...
Jake Gerrard
Stevie Olivares (as Frank Reeves)
Mike Toney ...
Kathrin Middleton ...
Girl in Bar (as Kathrin Lautner)
Chuck Hull ...
Ring Announcer
James M. Williams ...
Michelle Grassnick ...
Oil Wrestler
Erika Nann ...
Oil Wrestler
Antoinette Steen ...
Kevin McCaulley ...
Glenn T. Rabago ...
Corner Man


Nick, former world champion in kick boxing, discovers Danny, who just became light heavy-weight champion of Ohio. Danny is very ambitious to become world champion, so Nick offers to train him. After a tense training they set out to the the kick-boxing world championships in Las Vegas, where Danny will meet the brutal champion Joe, who once dethroned Nick. The awakened memories of their confrontation and his defeat prey on Nick's mind, he becomes an alcoholic and looses not only his girlfriend Maggie. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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7 February 1992 (USA)  »

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Decydujace uderzenie  »

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The film's working title was "The Flying Dutchman." See more »


Girl in Bar: Don't worry about it. It happens to everybody.
Nick Taylor: It's never happened to me before.
Girl in Bar: Yeah, right.
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The final impact of crappiness...
23 June 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This time Lorenzo Lamas plays a retired kickboxing champion who trains a new martial artist (Michael Worth) the ropes, while planning on getting revenge on the ruthless fighter who humiliated him. The final fight is there but...hey where are you going? Final Impact sounds more like a porno flick, or indeed my last case of constipation then it does an action film. I mean what final impact is there to be had? Is it possible the the generic title has something to do with the impact of Lorenzo's feet colliding with people's heads? Whatever the case maybe, you'll have more fun debating this rather than watching the final product. Which amounts to nothing but a sub par kickboxing action flick that is short on action and low on inspiration.

*1/2 out of 4-(Poor)

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