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Heatseeker (1995)

A kickboxing champion is forced to fight cyborgs in a tournament when the company kidnaps his fiancee.

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Chance O'Brien
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A kickboxer declines an invitation to participate in a kickboxing championship where a company plans to plant cyborg-enhanced fighters. When he declines, the company kidnaps his fiancée forcing his participation. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Meet the Ultimate Warrior in Cyber-Technology

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Rated R for martial arts violence and some sexuality and language | See all certifications »
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Hong Kong 97 and Spitfire were both shot back-to-back with each other by Albert Pyun while he was still prepping this film. See more »

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They've blown it all sky-high...
19 July 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Keith Cooke plays the last human kickboxer who competes in a tournament where men with cybernetic replacements, (Or are they cyborgs, whatever the case my braincells were lost during the transition) of course he is forced to fight because his girlfriend (Tina Cote) has been abducted and is being forced to train Xao (Gary Daniels) who is a cyborg. Also aboard is Thom Mathews who looks to redeem himself and his father. The only good thing I can say about Heatseeker is that I didn't have to pay to see it, since I caught it on the Sci-Fi channel. Unfortunately that is all it has going for it. Heatseeker also ranks as one of the dullest features from Albert Pyun. His best efforts being the Kickboxer series (So far what I have seen) have been works of mediocrity but Heatseeker comes from a curse that no good movie has ever been made by Pyun, that involves cyborgs, robots or machines.) His best to date was the confusing and sub par Nemesis. However with Heatseeker, Pyun is desperately out of ideas and imagination, so he simply turns this into a robot jox of the fighting circuit. Also of note is that none of the fight sequences evoke excitement and overall we are left to watch a movie that is hideously dull in it's uninspired tone.

* out of 4-(Bad)


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