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Fists of Iron (1995)

R | | Action | 22 August 1995 (USA)
A skillful fighter who works as a mechanic goes with his friend to a rich guy's villa where illegal fighting is being organizes. It should be easy money, but the friend gets killed and now the mechanic wants revenge on the people involved.

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A skillful fighter who works as a mechanic goes with his friend to a rich guy's villa where illegal fighting is being organizes. It should be easy money, but the friend gets killed and now the mechanic wants revenge on the people involved.

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Rated R for strong martial arts violence and some sexuality | See all certifications »
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Enter the Shootfighter  »

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When Dale and Nick first meet Julie Nick introduces Dale as Dale Harper yet for the rest of the film Dale is called Dale Hartwell. See more »

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References Kickboxer 2: The Road Back (1991) See more »

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Fists of Iron, Heart of Gold.
20 February 2004 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Fists of Iron is your typical "Fight film with a heart". Even though the story's been told a zillion times, Director Munchkin gives it a fresh perspective. He brings the sometimes predictable script to life with interesting characters, and fight "maestro' Art Camacho does a great job with the fight action. Michael Worth makes up for his lack of charisma with his earnestness and veteran actors Sam Jones and Marshall Teague practically steal the show. Overall it is a very well done low budget flick proving that low budget doesn't have to equal bad filmmaking.


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