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Bloodfist VIII: Trained to Kill (1996)

 -  Action  -  1996 (USA)
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A former CIA agent (Wilson) lives a suburban life as a high school teacher with his teen son (White). When the agent is attacked by former allies because of knowledge he possesses and his ... See full summary »

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Rick Cowan / George 'Mac' MacReady
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Chris Cowan
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Michael Powell
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Carlo Gianini
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Stanton
Mike O'Mahoney ...
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Shawn Brewster ...
Nick Bartoll
Carl Milinac ...
Bryan Flannaghan
Geroid McDonnacha ...
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A former CIA agent (Wilson) lives a suburban life as a high school teacher with his teen son (White). When the agent is attacked by former allies because of knowledge he possesses and his son is kidnapped, he is forced back into the business and his son suddenly sees a side of his father that he never knew existed. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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There is only one escape for a man who knows too much.

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Bloodfist VIII: Hard Way Out  »

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This film was not part of the Bloodfist franchise when originally released in the United States. It debuted on video with the title "Hard Way Out". It was later released on video and DVD in the U.S. with the new title "Bloodfist VIII: Hard Way Out". See more »

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Follows Bloodfist IV: Die Trying (1992) See more »

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Easily the best of Don "the Dragon's" films.
19 November 1998 | by (LA, CA.) – See all my reviews

This is a solid martial arts/action thriller that has Don "the Dragon" Wilson as an ex-CIA assassin teaming with his teenage son to track down the men trying to kill them. Easily the best of Wilson's numerous martial arts movies, this one effectively combines good writing, stunt work, action scenes, and editing to create an entertaining film that can be appreciated by action fans.


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