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Maximum Risk (1996)

A policeman finds out that he had a twin brother who was killed in a violent altercation. He takes his twin brother's place, inheriting his problems and his girlfriend, determined to expose... See full summary »

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A policeman finds out that he had a twin brother who was killed in a violent altercation. He takes his twin brother's place, inheriting his problems and his girlfriend, determined to expose corruption and collusion between the FBI and the Russian mafia. Written by Anonymous

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The other side of safe. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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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Bloodstone  »

Box Office

Budget:

$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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After a string of successful theatrical action movies in the early 90s, "Maximum Risk" was one of the first movies starring Jean-Claude Van Damme to skip theaters and be released direct-to-video in many countries. This became the fate of most of van Damme's movies that came afterwards, with a few exceptions such as The Expendables 2 (2012). See more »

Quotes

Cab Driver: I could find a penguin in a sand storm.
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Soundtracks

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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Over-plotted.
4 October 1999 | by See all my reviews

This Van Damme vehicle is plotty, yet the plot is mostly uninteresting, and ultimately cliched. The car chases are spectacular but repetitive, and that repetition quickly grows tiresome. Fight sequences are mostly impressive, but when Van Damme faced the same (great) opponent for the THIRD time, the thing started resembling a parody. Best reason to see the film is, as the first reviewer points out, the presence of the smashingly beautiful and athletic Henstridge. Van Damme's performance is OK, as always.


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