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 »
Reviews

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Champions (1984)
Biography | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

The true story of Bob Champion, a British steeple chase jockey who, in the late 1970s, was diagnosed with cancer. Rather than succumb to the disease, however, Bob stages a miraculous ... See full summary »

Director: John Irvin
Stars: John Hurt, Gregory Jones, Mick Dillon
Superfights (1995)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Jack Cody has always wanted to enter the world of the Superfights, a free fighting tournament. One night, he rescues a girl from a mugging and he becomes a national hero. Then, he is ... See full summary »

Director: Siu-Hung Leung
Stars: Brandon Gaines, Feihong Yu, Keith Vitali
The Stranger (1995)
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  

A female biker rides into a desert town to seek revenge on "Angel" and his ruthless gang of violent bikers.

Director: Fritz Kiersch
Stars: Kathy Long, Andrew Divoff, Eric Pierpoint
Soundman (1998)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

An over-zealous and under-appreciated sound mixer on a low budget sci-fi western movie titled "Dead Cowboys", based on "Hamlet", falls in love with an untalented violinist. To win her favor... See full summary »

Director: Steven Ho
Stars: Wayne Pére, Eliane Chappuis, William Forsythe
The Champions (1968–1969)
Adventure | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Craig Stirling, Sharron Macready and Richard Barrett were agents for Nemesis, an international intelligence organization based in Geneva. Their first mission as a team was to investigate ... See full summary »

Stars: Stuart Damon, Alexandra Bastedo, William Gaunt
Adventure | Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

In this sequel, Scott Wylde, an American kickboxer, must go to Cambodia to rescue his Vietnamese girlfriend from Russian and Vietnamese troops.

Director: Corey Yuen
Stars: Loren Avedon, Max Thayer, Cynthia Rothrock
Guns (1990)
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  

A South American gunrunner uses an island in Hawaii as his base of operations. A squad of beautiful government agents is sent to put him out of business.

Director: Andy Sidaris
Stars: Erik Estrada, Dona Speir, Roberta Vasquez
Bulletproof (1988)
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

A group of dangerous terrorists succeeds to get hold of a tank of the army and all its crew.

Director: Steve Carver
Stars: Gary Busey, Darlanne Fluegel, Henry Silva
Dilemma (1997)
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  

A little girl is in a hospital dying of cancer. Death Row inmate Rudy Salazar has the bone marrow to save her life. His sentence is changed to life without parole in exchange for donating ... See full summary »

Directors: Eric Larsen, Eric Louzil, and 1 more credit »
Stars: C. Thomas Howell, Sofia Shinas, Danny Trejo
Victor One (1994)
Crime | Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

The trouble begins when a disgruntled gas station attendant plots a robbery against his former boss. He and his gang attack the owner's brother, stealing the daily cash deposit and leaving ... See full summary »

Stars: Kevin Anthony Cole, Kenneth Nowling, Beverly Stelly
Dead Badge (1994)
Action | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Policeman Dan Sampson happens to have the same badge # as deceased policeman Manny Torres, who died while on duty. The circumstances surrounding Torres' death, officially ruled a drug ... See full summary »

Director: Douglas Barr
Stars: Angela Alvarado, Christine Avila, Robert Axelrod
Sex Crimes I (1992)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Director: David Garcia
Stars: Craig Alan, Kirsten Ashley, Carlos Cestero
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
William Rockman
...
Max Brito
Ken Shamrock ...
The King
...
Steele Manheim
Bobbie Blackford ...
Sgt. Kimberly Pepatone
Robin Joi Brown ...
Mary
Kimberly Rowe ...
Daria
...
Technoid
...
Raymond Rockman
...
Chip
Harrison Young ...
Senator Able
...
Vedder
J.P. Wensel ...
Kobe
Paco Christian Prieto ...
Largos
Lelagi Togisala ...
Jackal (as Butch Togisala)
Edit

Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Action

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for brutal and pervasive violence, language and some sexuality
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

17 June 1998 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

Bajnokok  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

William Rockman: [to Raymond Rockman] You're not Bruce Lee. You're not even Kathy Lee.
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Losers
5 July 2001 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

Just another straight to video movie filled with violence,bad acting,slow motion takes on some of the violence,and all around crap that makes me wonder how come the cable tv channel FX is showing this nonsense?They couldn't fill in the time with another M.A.S.H epidsode? The movie has the oldest plot in the book,that is that a martial arts veteran comes out of retirement to avenege the death of his brother at the hands of an illegal underground martial arts league where presumeably the martial arts veteran's brother died while participating in.Well whoop dee doo! We see all sorts of fights scenes and such including a female martial artist who ,the movie shows,could beat up a man rather easily.I don't believe this politically correct crap anymore than anything else in this schlock fest.This is trash that should make the makers of this film ashamed and the people who put up money to have this film made totally embrassed.


4 of 7 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Champions (1998) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?