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Champions (1998)

R  |   |  Action  |  17 June 1998 (Japan)
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William Rockman is a champion "Terminal Combat" fighter who retired from the sport after accidentally killing a young man while training. Five years after his retirement, Terminal Combat ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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William Rockman
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Max Brito
Ken Shamrock ...
The King
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Steele Manheim
Bobbie Blackford ...
Sgt. Kimberly Pepatone
Robin Joi Brown ...
Mary
Kimberly Rowe ...
Daria
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Technoid
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Raymond Rockman
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Chip
Harrison Young ...
Senator Able
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Vedder
J.P. Wensel ...
Kobe
Paco Christian Prieto ...
Largos
Lelagi Togisala ...
Jackal (as Butch Togisala)
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William Rockman is a champion "Terminal Combat" fighter who retired from the sport after accidentally killing a young man while training. Five years after his retirement, Terminal Combat has been banned by the government and has gone underground. The "new" Terminal Combat is just that; one combatant in each match usually does not live to tell about the experience. When Rockman's younger brother is killed in one of the underground matches by his old rival, the King, Rockman enters the tournament to exact revenge on the King, not knowing that the King and his wife, Daria, have been enslaved by Max Brito, the tournament's greedy promoter. When it becomes known that Brito intends to rake in huge bucks for a rematch between Rockman and the King (their last fight 5 years before had ended in a draw), and that he also intends to kill the King either inside or outside of the ring (and therefore keep Daria for himself as a concubine), Rockman, the King, and other tournament survivors band ... Written by The Fox

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Rated R for brutal and pervasive violence, language and some sexuality
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William Rockman: [to Raymond Rockman] You're not Bruce Lee. You're not even Kathy Lee.
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Bad plot, bad acting, bad movie!
15 June 1999 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

One of the worst movies I have BOUGHT! I saw the Shamrock's picture on the cover and decided to buy... wrong choice!

Nothing to see if you are not mentally ill. A slow-action no-brainer with a crazy mix of unbelievable brutal fights and unnecessary women's breasts, sex scenes and even necrophilia (absolutely was not needed in this movie).

Whom I would suggest to watch this movie: 1. Fans of Shamrock will enjoy his decent shape; 2. Those who are into bodybuilding and martial arts will enjoy (not sure) some actors' performances (fighter/stock broker is just great, probably the best acting in this movie).


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