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Balance of Power (1996)

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A martial arts expert who runs a dojo for under-privileged kids from a dilapidated warehouse is shaken down by gangsters demanding protection money. Then when one of his students is gunned ... See full summary »

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Todo Matsumoto
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Jasmine Matsumoto (as Lisa Boynton)
Denis Akiyama ...
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Shinji Takamura
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A martial arts expert who runs a dojo for under-privileged kids from a dilapidated warehouse is shaken down by gangsters demanding protection money. Then when one of his students is gunned down in the street by the gang, he swears revenge. Meanwhile the gang leader is setting up a death match between the best fighters and is forcing a former trainer to find a new champion by threatening his granddaughter. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Rated R for strong violence and some language | See all certifications »
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This is a great martial arts movie.
23 February 1999 | by (Fishers,In) – See all my reviews

I like this movie not only because I think Billy Blanks is a great martial artist, but because it has a really good training scene. Some of the fight scenes in this movie have moves in it that look impossible. If you want a good karate movie, watch Balance of Power.


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