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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 Other Side of Safety. 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)  »

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$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$14,095,303 (USA) (18 October 1996)
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Trivia

Ringo Lam, an Asian movie director, directed this, as his American debut. John Woo, also an Asian director had an American debut film, entitled, Hard Target. Both starred John Claude Van-Damme. See more »

Quotes

Alain Moreau: this is not your lucky day. tell your boss to leave me the fuck alone
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Under The Oak Tree
Performed by Alexandrov Red Army Ensemble (as The Red Army Ensemble)
Conducted by Boris Alexander
Courtesy of Essex Entertainment, Inc.
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Parents always lie to their children, to prepare them for the way they'll be treated later by the government.
6 December 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This has to be the best Jean-Claude Van Damme action movie he has made. It has it all, and it has it in spades. This movie is 100 minutes, and 95 of those are pure action.

You have great car chases through the streets of Nice and New York.

You have a whole lot of people the Government is not going to have to arrest and try because they will not be around.

You have three, count them three outstanding fights between Jean-Claude Van Damme and the biggest, baddest dude you can imagine.

And, you have Natasha Henstridge in the bathroom making love and giving us a view we will long remember.

What more can you ask for?


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