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Maximum Risk (1996)

R  |   |  Action, Crime, Mystery  |  13 September 1996 (USA)
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A policeman takes his twin brother's place and inherits his problems and a beautiful girlfriend. He is forced to kickbox his way from France to the U.S. and back while playing footsie with ... See full summary »

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Ivan Dzasokhov
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Agent Pellman
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Agent Loomis
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Red Face
Frank Van Keeken ...
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Dmitri Kirov
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Chantal Moreau
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Yuri
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Nicholas
Rob Kaman ...
Morris
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Martin
Denis Costanzo ...
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A policeman takes his twin brother's place and inherits his problems and a beautiful girlfriend. He is forced to kickbox his way from France to the U.S. and back while playing footsie with the FBI and Russian mafia. Not just muscles with a badge, the policeman must find the answers to some tough questions, none harder than what the heck is an accordian player doing in a sauna. Written by Greg Mintz <GM.Augusta@worldnet.att.net>

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The nearer he gets to the truth, the closer he gets to the edge. See more »


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Rated R for strong violence, and for some sexuality and language | See all certifications »

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13 September 1996 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Bloodstone  »

Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$5,611,707 (USA) (13 September 1996)

Gross:

ITL 532,445,000 (Italy) (2 May 1997)
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Originally filmed as "The Exchange" but during post-production, Sony felt that people wouldn't get the subtle title. Sony wanted something that sounded more like an action film. A new title "Bloodstone" was selected. Sony even used this title to promote the film in several industry publications, but they ultimately felt that the new title lacked the urgency and excitement of a Jean-Claude Van Damme film. Ultimately "Maximum Risk" was selected. See more »

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Sebastien: Parents always lie to their children, to prepare them for the way they'll be treated later by the government.
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Without You
Performed by Terry Wood
Written by Robert Folk, Terry Wood & Greg Wells
Produced by Robert Folk & Hal Sachs
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If you see only one Van Damme film...
15 July 2002 | by (the heartland) – See all my reviews

If you see only one Van Damme film...see Maximum Risk. It is a decent thriller, not just a martial arts flick. Unfortunately, after seeing how good Van Damme can be (yes, he can act - something we've yet to see from Stephen Seagal who he's usually compared to) it makes you sad to see how many bad films he's really made.


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