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A former American boxer now exiled in Bangkok, is forced to confront his violent past after meeting a mysterious fight fan from his hometown.

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Frank
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Marcus
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Nok
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Jack Sr.
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Lisa Stemmons
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Terry Rubelev
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Young Uncle Johnny
Sumonta Muangthai ...
Saranya
Jim Van Vleck ...
Uncle Johnny
Jaqueline Ugarte ...
Mai
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Vadim
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Tony (as Bruno Gioiello)
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Jack Jr.
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Carlo
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Six years ago Jack "The Ripper" Stemmons, an American boxer had his career destroyed by a St. Louis bookie. After Jack seeks revenge he is forced into hiding. Jack disappears half way around the world in Thailand. There he falls victim to the addictive spell of Bangkok's exotic and dangerous underworld. Eventually he finds solace in the arms of a beautiful prostitute who has been set in his path by a Russian gangster in order to get Jack back in the ring, This time in Bangkok's notorious underground fight clubs. No matter how hard Jack tries to distance himself from his past, it always hunts him down like a Bad Penny. When a mysterious fight fan appears, it's only a matter of time before Jack's past, present and future accelerate and collide into a twisted climax. Written by Sasha Levinson

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A man can only live like a chameleon for so long


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18 December 2010 (UK)  »

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$600,000 (estimated)
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For the fight in the film, the Director Todd Bellanca brought in five cameras to shoot an actual World Boxing Council sanctioned boxing match between Casey T. Evans (young Jack 'The Ripper' Stemmons) and Cliff Smith (Marcel 'The Bull' Eldridge). The actual Cruiserweight fight (185 lbs.), which took place at The Heart of St. Charles Banquet Center in St. Louis, MO, ended in a four round decision win for Evans. See more »

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29 August 2011 | by (India) – See all my reviews

So i just got done watching this flick . I think this was a straight 2 DVD flick . Nevertheless it was mildly entertaining and a good story enough to not get you bored . Also this is the director first time directing a movie so i guess he managed to do a good job . Firstly without revealing too much , its about a boxer who has moved from America to bangkok for certain reasons and meets up with this so called "fan" . I don't think i ever got bored in the film , and i kinda like these low budget / not so Hollywood type movies . Actors in the film do a good job in their roles and everyone did a decent job without over reacting . There is a certain climax in the end , so look out for that too .

Overall i would give this move a 6.5 . Not more , Not less


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