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Writer (WGA):
Albert Pyun (written by)
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Release Date:
17 November 1993 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Rescue a super-model. Battle killer ninjas. Save the world. No problem!! See more »
Plot:
Sam Crain, a professional model, is asked by her sister to smuggle a package from Europe to Portland Oregon... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Hilarious Schlock-filled action flick See more (19 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Andrew Dice Clay ... Ed Molloy

Teri Hatcher ... Samantha Crain

Yuji Okumoto ... Wu

Deborah Van Valkenburgh ... Cammy Crain

Brion James ... Brown

Tim Thomerson ... Black

Charles Rocket ... Jones

Nicholas Guest ... Smith
Dorothy Dells ... Miss Bellows
Wrick Jones ... Lead Officer
Galen Schrick ... Jim Romeo (as Galen B. Schrick)
Steve Tancora ... Bob Brisco

Peter Kwong ... Red Monk
Danny Perkin ... Guy in Line #2
Ken Elston ... Rookie Cop (as Ken D. Elston)
Ross Huffman-Kerr ... Night Manager
Russ Fast ... Ted
Kelsi Pollard ... Ted's Date
Billie Worley ... Punk
Don Barris ... Guy in Line with Date
Dee Booher ... Bertha (as Queen Kong)
Ronnie Downtown ... Manager of the Bar None
Karrie Grove ... Waitress at Bar None

Liz Sheridan ... Ma Molloy

Lin Shaye ... Makeup Artist
Sonia Satra ... Model #1
Ralph Monaco ... Pops Molloy
Anahit Minasyan ... Model #2
Steve Chabon ... Crew Member
Ken Bolognese ... Photographer
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Nichole McAuley ... Veronica (uncredited)

Directed by
Albert Pyun 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Albert Pyun (written by)

Produced by
Cynthia Davis .... associate producer
Tom Karnowski .... producer
Share Stallings .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Anthony Riparetti  (as Tony Riparetti)
 
Cinematography by
George Mooradian 
 
Film Editing by
Lauren A. Schaffer  (as Lauren Schaffer)
 
Casting by
Cathy Henderson  (as Cathy Henderson Blake)
Tom McSweeney 
 
Production Design by
Phil Zarling 
 
Art Direction by
E. Colleen Saro 
 
Costume Design by
Meta Jardine 
 
Makeup Department
David P. Barton .... prosthetic makeup
Michelle Barton .... prosthetic makeup assistant
Bernhard Eichholz .... prosthetic makeup assistant
David Greathouse .... prosthetic makeup assistant
Michele Greco .... makeup assistant
Karin Hanson .... hairwork
Mark Maitre .... prosthetic makeup assistant
Cristina Patterson .... assistant makeup artist
Mich'l Rios .... prosthetic makeup assistant
Brian Sipe .... key prosthetic makeup assistant
Yolanda Squatpump .... prosthetic makeup assistant
Maurine Wirgler .... key makeup artist
 
Production Management
Tom Karnowski .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Mark Cotone .... first assistant director
Laura Nisbet .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Theo Angell .... scenic
David P. Barton .... specialized props
Philip Blackburn .... set dresser
Clint Bradley .... art department assistant
Kyle T. Bryant .... carpenter
Kristin Burkland .... buyer
Dan Debenedetti .... set dresser
Erik Lemoss .... property master (as Erik LeMoss)
David A. Morgan .... leadman
Moe Schwartz .... on-set dresser
Kai Shelton .... construction coordinator
Mark Sonderskov .... lead scenic
Jose Solis .... sign painter (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Dwayne Avery .... dialogue editor
Gaston Biraben .... sound editor
Gail Clark Burch .... adr editor (as Gail Clark)
Liza Cornwall .... sound assistant
Patrick Cyccone Jr. .... re-recording mixer (as Patrick Kirkbride Cyccone)
Stacey A. Foiles .... sound editor
Tommy Goodwin .... adr mixer
Tommy Goodwin .... foley mixer
Ellen Heuer .... foley artist
Lee Howell .... boom operator
Paul Jyrälä .... production sound mixer
Douglas Kearns .... sound recordist
Steve Rice .... dialogue editor
Joan Rowe .... foley artist
Carolyn Sauer .... adr recordist
Carolyn Sauer .... foley recordist
James Seltenreich .... sound editor
Brian Slack .... ultra stereo consultant
Tom Steel .... sound recordist
Robert Thirlwell .... re-recording mixer
Ann L. Thornberg .... sound assistant
Tami Treadwell .... adr recordist
Tami Treadwell .... foley recordist
David Lewis Yewdall .... supervising sound editor
Lisa Howes Yewdall .... post sound coordinator
 
Special Effects by
Guy Faria .... special effects supervisor
Ed Grecious .... special effects carpenter
 
Stunts
David Boushey .... stunts
Bob Brown .... stunt coordinator (as Bobby Brown)
Bob Brown .... stunts (as Bobby Brown)
Steve Buckley .... stunts
Danny Castle .... stunts
Gary Edelen .... stunts
Jon H. Epstein .... stunts (as Jon Epstein)
Simos Kalivas .... stunts
Maria R. Kelly .... stunts
Eddie Matthews .... stunts
Denney Pierce .... stunts
Burton Richardson .... fight choreographer
Ronnie Rondell Jr. .... stunts (as Ronnie Rondell)
Chad Stahelski .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Aron Anderson .... electrician
Buddy Banner .... generator operator
Kevin Cozad .... electrician
Jim Davis .... rigger
David Emmerichs .... Steadicam operator
Mike Gerzevitz .... electrician
Glenn R. Hale .... best boy grip
Marty Heinz .... rigger
Keoki Ho .... camera loader
Wes Houle .... rigging gaffer (as Wesley Houle)
Joshua Lee Huber .... electrician (as Joshua Huber)
Jay Johnson .... best boy
J.D. Kiggins .... rigger
Rick Lamb .... Steadicam assistant
Matthew Neal McVay .... still photographer (as Matthew McVay)
Mark Melville .... gaffer
Jeff Patti .... grip
Marc Rosenblatt .... still photographer
Kim Seidel .... electrician
Ross Shoemaker .... dolly grip
Andy Sydney .... first assistant camera
Albert Tablanza .... additional electrician
Guy Treppiccione .... rigger
Konstantin von Krusenstiern .... second assistant camera
Kelly Wade .... electrician
Scott Walters .... rigger (as Scott A. Walters)
Gary Yahn .... key grip
Cathy Ziehl .... assistant camera (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Don Campeau .... extras casting: Portland
Yvonne Campeau .... extras casting: Portland
Karen James .... casting assistant
Fred Mata .... casting assistant
Nina Pratt .... casting assistant
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Kelly O'Gurian .... costume assistant
Rebeka L. Roberts .... costume assistant (as Rebeka Roberts)
 
Editorial Department
Tina Bastajian .... apprentice editor
Daniel Loewenthal .... additional editor (as Daniel Lowenthal)
Ray Neapolitan .... assistant editor
Stephen R. Sheridan .... color timer (as Steve Sheridan)
Deborah M. Wolff .... assistant post-production supervisor
 
Location Management
Dominic Desrosiers .... assistant location manager
Samuel S. Selis .... location manager
Laura Tateishi .... assistant location manager
 
Music Department
Kevin Benson .... music supervisor
Chris McGeary .... music editor
Jerry Ross .... music supervisor: Premiere Entertainment
 
Transportation Department
J.R. Knotts .... driver: honeywagon
Mark Knotts .... transportation coordinator
Jack Rickey .... driver
Dana Swartout .... transportation
Bernard Szymanski .... driver (as Bernard 'Ski' Szymanski)
 
Other crew
Mark Bakunas .... production accountant
Jessica G. Budin .... production coordinator
Tony 'The Brush' Castellano .... personal assistant: Downtown Ronny
Jennifer S. Deayton .... production assistant (as Jennifer Stephens)
Tawny Duel .... assistant production coordinator
Suzanne Jealous .... production controller
Club Soda Kenny .... personal assistant: Mr. Clay (as 'Club Soda' Kenny)
Carol Knotts .... shuttle coordinator
Dino Kousoulas .... production intern
Kathy Krause .... production assistant
Scott Krinsky .... production assistant
Sazzy Lee Calhoun .... extras coordinator
Michael Dean Mason .... security officer
Brian Miller .... production assistant
Charlene Bruno Nichol .... production intern
Art Oathout .... machinist
Walter Polan .... electronic designer
Kat H. Tateishi .... security officer
Katherine Turner .... script supervisor
Kerby L. Verley .... craft service
Kerby L. Verley .... medic
David F. Walker .... production assistant (as David Walker)
'Movie Mike' Walsh .... coordinator: Los Angeles
Frank Weber .... craft service
Frank Weber .... medic
Hot Tub Johnny West .... assistant: 'Club Soda' Kenny (as 'Hot Tub' Johnny West)
 

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88 min
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
The movie was released directly to videocassette in 1993 by Vidmark Entertainment.See more »
Goofs:
Miscellaneous: In the scene with one of the ninjas just outside the window of Dice's apartment you can clearly see the cable attached to the person.See more »
Quotes:
Ed Malloy:Like me? You said before you love me!
Samantha Crain:I'd say anything to save the world.
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Movie Connections:
References Malcolm X (1992)See more »
Soundtrack:
HEAVEN HELP THIS CHILDSee more »

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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
Hilarious Schlock-filled action flick, 5 February 1999
Author: rickert from Oregon, USA

I accidentally caught this film on TV one night on a channel I didn't really get, and noticed it was filmed near where I live. This piqued my interest enough to rent it, and boy was I glad I did. B-Movie man Albert Pyun wrote and directed this hilarious martial-arts action film. It's got a lot of comedy in it (sometimes not intentional) and Pyun manages to even make Andrew Dice Clay likeable! It also has a pre-Lois Teri Hatcher as well. It's corny fun, not meant to be taken seriously, similar to Barry Gordy's The Last Dragon. Lots of one-liners, running gags, decent action, and Teri Hatcher, what else matters?

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