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Live by the Fist (1993)

R | | Action, Crime, Drama | 7 July 1993 (USA)
A man is unjustly convicted of a brutal crime. In prison he must fight for survival, justice and freedom.

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John Merill
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Uncle Coronado
Ted Markland ...
Sacker
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Helen Ferris
Vic Diaz ...
Warden Acosta
Romy Diaz ...
Alvarez
Roland Dantes ...
Captain Vargas
Berting Labra ...
Jojo
Ramon D'Salva ...
Fuentes
Zernan Manahan ...
Glasses
Nick Nicholson ...
Greasemonkey
Steve Rogers ...
Porky
Jim Moss ...
Lude
Archie Adamos ...
Lopez
Ronald Asinas ...
Ocho
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A man is unjustly convicted of a brutal crime. In prison he must fight for survival, justice and freedom.

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Goofs

John Merril, ex-SEAL, set-up for the rape and killing of a Philippine woman, is summarily judged and condemned for life at the 'Bolera Prison Colony', a Pilipino name. However, a Portuguese flag is seen in close-up, and then beaten by the wind as the ship taking him approaches the island of the warlord Acosta. Portugal has no colonies since 1975, and administered the Chinese territory of Macao up to December 17, 1999 - and that's a peninsula. No western character in the film is supposed to be Portuguese. See more »

Quotes

[breaking up a fight]
Uncle Coronado: Stop being led by your hate!
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Remake of Bloodfist III: Forced to Fight (1992) See more »

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Brilliant B-Grade Martial Arts Kick Ass Movie!!!!!!!!
26 June 2013 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I just love Jerry Trimble Jr...he should have made more martial arts movies back in the day. Jerry's martial arts skills are very good. I have never been bored watching any of his movies.

The downfalls: Each action scene has a very annoying guitar theme and towards the end of the movie becomes almost unbearable, but I just like the movie only for the fight scenes. The acting is terrible (what would you expect), only one female actress (as a main) is in the movie and she doesn't show any charisma or talent whatsoever....it makes you wonder what she was doing there in the first place. The movie is very much the same storyline as Bloodfist 3 starring Don 'the dragon' Wilson, but is in different format.

The Up's of the feature: Jerry displays awesome fight scenes and there are plenty of them which makes the movie gun and enjoyable if you don't take it too seriously. My wife is a filipina, she recognized the area where the movie was filmed because we have been to that location in the Philippines before and she remembers many of the filipino actors who were popular actors in the Phils. This wasn't the type of movie for her so she decided to do the housework while I continued to watch Jerry kick ass. Don't watch the movie with your girl or wife unless they enjoy this type of movie genre.


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