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To Be the Best (1993)

R | | Action | Video 3 August 1993
A member of the U.S. kickboxing team recruits his father and his fellow teammates to help stop a ruthless gambler from rigging the World Kickboxing Championship in Las Vegas.

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Eric Kulhane
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Rick Kulhane
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Jack Rodgers
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Hong Do
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A member of the U.S. kickboxing team recruits his father and his fellow teammates to help stop a ruthless gambler from rigging the World Kickboxing Championship in Las Vegas.

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Rated R for kickboxing violence, and for language | See all certifications »
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Clearly during the opening fight scenes one announcer says: "I'm here with T.J. Welles to call tonight's bouts". Later the end credits read "Announcer Fred: T.J. Welles." See more »

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Announcer Fred: Not since the second Ali - Liston fight have I
[referring to a phantom punch]
Announcer Fred: *not* seen a punch like that!
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So bad my head still hurts...
6 January 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

There was a point, I think it was 3rd January, 2005, at about 11.00 o clock pm, that i thought 'Glow,' the Reef album, would be the most offensive thing I would ever meet. I regret to say that I was wrong. I am a nice guy, and I love PM Entertainment films, just look at my Shotgun review, and so I bought this DVD for more of the same nail biting, teeth clenching acting and violence I expect from Richard Pepin and Joseph Merhi. The film had a good set up, American kick boxing team wanting to beat some Thai ass, a very good looking blond woman and guys with great muscles.

However the film lacks proper violence, it does not contain any gratuitous shootings or cuttings, or even any proper sex, but what it has plenty of is greased up oily men poking each other in a ring of ropes. It replaces blood and gore with grease and sweat. Where some people I know may like this, I had to get a sick bucket on stand by. The scenes which aren't in the ring looks like there would be better suited on Sunset Beach. The acting made me choke with laughter, especially the two pitiful uses of f***, yes ONLY 2!!! Something is definitely wrong here.

Well I have already wasted 5 minutes reviewing this waste of a movie so I shan't waste any more time on it, I mean I could cutting my arms or stabbing pins into my eyes (which I did have to resort to whilst watching it).

I hope this has been helpful fellow PM Entertainment fan, watch Shotgun, Rage or To The Limit, but NOT to be the best.


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