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Sci-Fighter (2004)

PG-13 | | Action, Sci-Fi | 17 May 2005 (USA)
A well-meaning genius creates a virtual reality game that leaves his grandson trapped within when a virus invades. The boy's father (Don Wilson) enters the virtual fighting game in order to... See full summary »

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Jack Tanaka (as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson)
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Sally Kirk / The White Dragon
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Andrew Dean
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Dr. James Tanaka
Christine Rodriguez ...
The Virus (as Christine Bannon-Rodriques)
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Brad Tanaka (as Dan Mayid)
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The Karate Master
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The Scorpion (as Rebecca Chaney)
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The Grappler
Simon Kim ...
Double Threat
James Kim ...
Double Threat
Eric Lee ...
Weapons expert
Michael Matsuda ...
Monkey Man (as Michael Gonzalez-Matsuda)
Maurice Smith ...
The Street Fighter
Brad Verret ...
King of the Cage
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A well-meaning genius creates a virtual reality game that leaves his grandson trapped within when a virus invades. The boy's father (Don Wilson) enters the virtual fighting game in order to combat the virus and save his son before they're both trapped forever. Written by Ramble000

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They thought it was just a video game... Now they're fighting for their lives.

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Action | Sci-Fi

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Rated PG-13 for martial arts violence and brief sensuality | See all certifications »
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17 May 2005 (USA)  »

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Virtual Fighter  »

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$2,300,000 (estimated)
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A fight between Chris Casamassa and Aki Aleong was planned but never filmed. See more »

Quotes

Jack Tanaka: Kung Fu is not just a sport, it's a way of life. And if you would dedicate yourself just a little bit, your grades might improve too.
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Features Jet Set Radio Future (2002) See more »

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Should have been better
14 October 2007 | by See all my reviews

Despite the (wooden) family drama and the (half-baked) sci-fi elements, this is essentially a fighting movie, in the style of, say, "Mortal Kombat". The fights are acceptable, but nothing special. The film makes a noble attempt to include a variety of styles (grappling, streetfighting, weapons fighting, "monkey kung fu", etc.), but although all the participants are legitimate martial artists, the director and the choreographers don't get maximum performances out of them. Second and third-billed Cynthia Rothrock and Lorenzo Lamas have one fight each, and Lamas' part is pretty much a cameo; the real second lead after Don "The Dragon" Wilson is Dan Mayid who plays his son, and who is obviously a gifted athlete (and breakdancer!). A lot of cheesy digital effects and some picturesque locations complete the picture....oh, and Rebecca Chaney (The Scorpion) is HOT. Get this girl in more action movies as soon as possible. (**)


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