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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)  »

Also Known As:

Bloodstone  »

Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$5,611,707 (USA) (15 September 1996)

Gross:

$14,502,483 (USA) (20 October 1996)
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Although the film was rated R in the United States and 18 in the United Kingdom for violence, language and sexuality, the film was given the M mature rating in New Zealand and M15+ in Australia. See more »

Goofs

When Alain is fighting with Red Face in the fire in the beginning, as he is striking his face, you can see Red Face's lips are bloodied. However just before his last strike, there is no blood on Red Face's lips. See more »

Quotes

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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Soundtracks

Without You
Performed by Terry Wood
Written by Robert Folk, Terry Wood & Greg Wells
Produced by Robert Folk & Hal Sachs
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Van Damme's Best.
14 December 1999 | by (Minnesota, USA) – See all my reviews

"Maximum Risk" is not just a good Van Damme movie, but it's also probably one of the better action movies in the last few years. The story is well written (for an action movie), and is fast paced. Director Ringo Lam ("City on Fire") impresses the viewer with excellent action sequences. This is definitely Van Damme's best turn as an actor. Natasha Henstridge does a rather decent turn as the damsel in distress, and creates good chemistry between herself and Van Damme. I don't see why this was a huge flop in theaters; it's surely Van Damme's best and at heart an exciting action flick.


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