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Olivier Gruner ...
Joseph Charlegrand
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Cain Parker
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Mary Parker
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Mitchum
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Cody Johnson (as Don Gibb)
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Ziegfield Von Trotta
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Col. Jones
Charles Santore ...
Slim
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Emmit
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Takis Triggelis ...
Phillipe (as Takis)
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Zachariah
Zale Kessler ...
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Bruno the Horrible (as Scott Schwartz)
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Brazilian fighter (as Eric Betts)
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1865. A young French officer, travelling the U.S. in search of the murderer of his best friend, gets involved in a struggle between poor farmers and a rich landowner. To help the farmers, he offers them his "Savate" (French kickboxing) skills. Written by Homme A. Piest <piest@pobox.leidenuniv.nl>

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The True Story of the World's First Kickboxer

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Rated R for martial arts and western violence | See all certifications »
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A powerful martial arts movie, in the wild west :)
29 September 1999 | by (Sarpsborg, Norway) – See all my reviews

I am the first to admit that it sounds a little bit weird to shoot a martial arts movie with a "cowboy scenery", but the movie actually turns out OK.

Olivier Grüner is a former soldier in the french(?) army, who is searching for his long lost enemy... The movie includes the standard good vs bad and good boy gets pretty girl stories, and the movie reaches a climax at a "tough-man" tournament at the end. A tournament in the wild west with capoeira, kung-fu, savate , boxing etc.

Overall the movie is light entertainment with some very good fighting scenes.. (I give it 6/10)


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