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Pentathlon (1994)

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An Olympic gold medalist escapes to freedom in the US, only to be tracked down by his sadistic ex-coach.

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Heinrich Müller
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Julia Davis
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John Creese
Evan James ...
Offerman
David Drummond ...
Hundt
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Jürgen Reinhardt
Philip Bruns ...
Vic
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Christian
Erik Holland ...
Rudolph Brogar
Bruce Malmuth ...
Erhardt
Mel Stewart ...
Olympic Athlete
Anthony T. Pennello ...
Cop #1
Barry Lynch ...
Horst
Andreas Reinl ...
Schubert
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After winning the Olympic gold medal in the Pentathlon, East German Eric Brogar escapes to freedom in the United States. But his former coach vows revenge. When Eric's sadistic ex-coach finds him, Eric is caught in a deadly game fighting for his life. Written by Bren M.

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The most challenging sport has just become the deadliest game. See more »

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4 June 1994 (South Korea)  »

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Ironman  »

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$4,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

The Olympic swimming contest was filmed at Pepperdine swimming pool in Malibu. See more »

Goofs

When Eric throws a jar at the TV, during the fall of the Berlin Wall sequence, is clearly visible that this moment was filmed backwards as the TV was already broken and without displaying any image before the jar hits it. See more »

Quotes

Eric Brogar: [before attacking one of the bad guys] Hey! Piece of shit.
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23 January 2001 | by (Weimar, Germany (East)) – See all my reviews

This has to be one of the worst films I ever watched. Actually, it was so painful, I could not bear to watch it all the way to the end. Now I know where Americans get the grey image of "communism" from. A completely unrealistic portrait of what life was like in East Germany!!!


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