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Harry Smythe
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Khao
Abdel Qissi ...
Khan (Mongolian Fighter)
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Riggi
Chang Ching Peng Chaplin ...
Master Tchi
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Billy
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Phang (Siamese Fighter) (as Jen Sung Outerbridge)
Peter Wong ...
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Kitao Koji ...
Sumo Wrestler
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Chris embarks on an odyssey of self-discovery that spans the globe. Kidnapped and enslaved by gun smugglers, sold by pirates and thrust into the murky underworld of gambling and kickboxing, Chris' journey takes him to forbidding Muay Thai Island where deadly martial arts are taught, the colonial splendor of British East Asia, the dank back alleys of Bangkok, desolate deserts once trod by the warriors of Genghis Khan and finally, the ancient Lost City. There he must face the ultimate test of his manhood in the fabled Ghang-gheng, the ancient winner-take-all competition in which the deadliest fighters from around the world employ the most spectacular feats of martial arts skills ever displayed in order to win the prized Golden Dragon. But fighting prowess alone will not be enough for Chris to triumph over such daunting foes. He must reach deep inside and access all of the determination, strength of character and sense of selfless honor within in order to triumph over this final obstacle... Written by Tim Kroll <tkroll@chs.cusd.cusd.claremont.edu>

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Rated PG-13 for adventure violence and martial arts fights | See all certifications »

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$30,000,000 (estimated)

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$21,600,000 (USA)
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Trivia

Jack McGee would break wind, or fart, after each take. This drew the ire of Van Damme, who wasn't amused, but the rest of the cast and crew, especially Roger Moore, found it hilarious. See more »

Goofs

In one of the parts supposedly in Tibet, there are the long-necked women of the Padaung people who are from Southeast Asia. See more »

Quotes

Maxie Devine: [Before Chris' first fight] Chris, I don't know about you but I'm planning to see Times Square again.
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Referenced in Les amants criminels (1999) See more »

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Written and Produced by Elton Ahi (as Elton F. Ahi)
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epic
15 October 2000 | by See all my reviews

It really get son my nerves when people criticize some films that are actually good. This film was great. It is in my opinion the best Vand Damme film ever. It has story/action/heart and mystery and the highlight of the film were the last battles which showed different fighters from the whole world (ala streetfighter 2) all showing off their capabilities. this movie also has an EPIC feel to it and I don't know what people mean by 'poor' movie cause this looked pretty expensive to me. Roger Moore was cool here too. SO was the babe. Give this a chance people.


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