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Remo Williams: The Prophecy (1988)

TV Movie  -   -  Action  -  15 August 1988 (USA)
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While Remo and his teacher work their missions, an elite assassin targets Remo.

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While Remo and his teacher work their missions, an elite assassin targets Remo.

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This TV-movie was intended to be the pilot for a television series, but the show was not picked up. The movie itself only aired on television once. See more »

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Remo Williams: You know, Chiun, a real parting gesture would be teaching me lesson 36...
Chiun: Lesson 36 in hand of beginner could be dangerous.
Remo Williams: Ah, come on. How could the 47 steps to bringing a woman to ecstasy be dangerous?
Chiun: You... would find a way.
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Follows Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins (1985) See more »

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I can see why this one only ran once...
15 November 2011 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

Back in the mid-80s, I went to the theater to see the Remo Williams movie. I liked the concept but disliked the overall movie because the fist half and the second half of the film were oddly different. The first portion was great--with an interesting concept about creating a perfect assassin. The second, though, was dreadful--and suddenly looked like the movie merged with an episode of "The Love Boat"! But, because I liked the concept, the notion of a TV series based on this had some promise. Unfortunately, the folks who made the TV pilot seemed to use the bad from the movie with none of the good.

Like the original film, the TV show was automatically offensive because they had a white guy (Roddy McDowell) playing an Asian! Why not just hire some Asian actor?! And, instead of Fred Ward, they cast some pretty-boy with LOTS of hair--hardly the assassin type! And, instead of doing lots of cool martial arts and tricky ninja-like work, this one was mostly played for laughs. When they did actually have some fighting, the lead showed that he really had minimal training in martial arts--and I seriously wonder if McDowell could have taken him in a fight in real life! In addition, there are dumb killer robots...need I say more?! If you are curious, this pilot is floating around the internet. But I wouldn't bother...my score of 3 is probably over-generous.


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