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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
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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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Just do it... or die! 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 »

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During the Jewish event for peace, a guard informs to fake German TV guys that the event wasn't going to be filmed by anyone yet there's an American TV crew broadcasting everything. See more »

Quotes

Eric Brogar: [before attacking one of the bad guys] Hey! Piece of shit.
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hmmm
8 September 2002 | by (Indianapolis) – See all my reviews

Being a big Dolph Lundgren fan, I was surprised to see a completely different side of him in this one, portraying him as being a pathetic, injured burnout who flips burgers for a living, while walking down dark alleys with no company beside his portable TV and his beer. When he is menaced by a group of hoodlums, they laugh at him when his trick knee gives out and he can't chase them. This struck me as being very odd, because it was Dolph acting like a regular guy, rather than the sarcastic killing machines he's typecast as. Sadly, as enjoyable as all of the footage of him being a loser (and his inspiring comeback into grade-A Pentathalon runner material), it sort of abruptly switches gears, turning into one of his usual action movies with a nonsense subplot involving neo-Nazis. It's a shame that the whole thing couldn't have been like the first two acts, or this would be by far his best performance, in a close tie with GR13 from Universal Soldier.


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