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The Quest (1996)

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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,... See full summary »

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Carrie Newton
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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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Officer O'Keefe
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Red
Matt Lyon ...
Billy
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Phang (Siamese Fighter) (as Jen Sung Outerbridge)
Peter Wong ...
Chinese Fighter
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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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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26 April 1996 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

ITL 802,553,000 (Italy) (15 November 1996)
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This is Roger Moore's least favourite of his own films. See more »

Goofs

Directly after Christopher Dubois breaks the pipe he is chained to on the ship during the attack by Lord Dobbs it cuts to a shot of the deck, on the right hand side Dubois is standing still facing right. Followed by him coming from below deck a couple seconds later. See more »

Quotes

Harry Smythe: Man!Boss,these elephants are busting my rump.
Lord Edgar Dobbs: Stop it, Harry, we could've been in Cairo on camels.
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A fine example of "film d'martial arts"..
19 May 2001 | by (Istanbul, Turkey) – See all my reviews



The Quest is certainly one of JCVD's best. It has a quite good epic story and style which generally you cannot see in a martial arts movie. Come on people, this is action and so evaluate it in its genre. Emancipate yourselves from "film d'art" complexes. Give its right, this is an exquisite "film d'martial arts"..


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