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Release Date:
30 April 2014 (South Korea) See more »
A man can only live like a chameleon for so long
A former American boxer now exiled in Bangkok, is forced to confront his violent past after meeting a mysterious fight fan from his hometown. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Casey T. Evans ... Jack

Tom Arnold ... Frank

Nick Faltas ... Marcus

Bai Ling ... Nok

Josh Randall ... Jack Sr.

Lara Phillips ... Lisa Stemmons

Ilia Volok ... Terry Rubelev

Travis Aaron Wade ... Young Uncle Johnny

Terry Nemeroff ... Jimmy Brown
Sumonta Muangthai ... Saranya
Jim Van Vleck ... Uncle Johnny
Jaqueline Ugarte ... Mai

Alex Veadov ... Vadim

Bruno Gunn ... Tony (as Bruno Gioiello)

Frank Stasio ... Carlo

Philip D. Pinto ... Jack Jr.
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ron R. Anantavara ... Underground Fight Patron

Xingu Del Rosario ... Pit fighter (as Neal 'Xingu' Rodil)

Robert W. Evans ... Vic
Liz Bui ... Thai underground girl (uncredited)

Directed by
Todd Bellanca 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Todd Bellanca  written by
Sasha Levinson  written by

Produced by
Ron R. Anantavara .... co-producer
Todd Bellanca .... producer
John Constantine .... executive producer
Alex Guerra .... co-producer
Danelle Hand .... associate producer
Sasha Levinson .... co-producer
Marshall Plante .... associate producer
Nicole Rodan .... line producer
Marc Rosenberg .... associate producer
Sarote Tabcum Jr. .... producer
Original Music by
Michael Lee Jackson 
Scott M. Miller 
Cinematography by
Patrick Cady 
Vincent Passeri (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Giacomo Ambrosini 
Casting by
Lisa Fields 
Sheila Manning (casting children)
Production Design by
Arnd Stockhausen 
Art Direction by
Michael Carney 
Ralph Herscu (art direction)
Allesandra Ralston T. Said 
Costume Design by
Nicki Stewart 
Makeup Department
Jo Crowley .... key makeup artist
Ana Hidalgo .... assistant makeup artist
Melissa Jacobs .... assistant makeup artist
Production Management
Jessica Bertulis .... production manager
Brad English .... unit production manager
Danelle Hand .... unit production manager
Jeff Michael .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Nick Conroy .... first assistant director
James Derosario .... second assistant director
Sasha Levinson .... second unit director
William Maurer .... second assistant director
Colleen Sheridan .... first assistant director
Isaac Stovall .... second assistant director
Art Department
Rémy Englander .... assistant art director
Sound Department
Mike Adler .... boom operator
Steven Avila .... sound designer
Trip Brock .... supervising sound editor
Mat Dennis .... sound
Adam Douglass .... sound mixer
Rob Embrey .... post sound coordinator
Peter D. Lago .... sound effects editor
Peter D. Lago .... supervising sound effects editor
Jim Lakin .... sound mixer
John Lakin .... boom operator
Ramsey Millette .... sound mixer
Alexander Pugh .... sound effects editor
Steven Utt .... sound recordist
Brian S.M. Wroth .... dialogue editor
Special Effects by
David Hatton .... special effects makeup
Mike Tristano .... weapons and special efx
Visual Effects by
Jonathan Alenskas .... visual effects artist
Jonathan Alenskas .... visual effects consultant
Stan Bellew .... visual effects artist
Stan Bellew .... visual effects supervisor
Doug Black .... visual effects editor
Doug Black .... visual effects production manager
William Harrison .... digital artist
William Harrison .... visual effects artist
Norman Heath .... visual effects production assistant
Mark Hennessy-Barrett .... visual effects artist
Sarote Tabcum Jr. .... visual effects producer
Shane Christopher Wicklund .... digital compositor: The Integration Company
James Willmott .... visual effects artist
Xingu Del Rosario .... assistant fight coordinator (as Neal 'Xingu' Rodil)
Camera and Electrical Department
Shana Barry .... assistant camera
William Buckingham III .... key grip (as Bill Buckingham)
Daniel Byington .... camera operator
Lucas Deans .... first assistant camera
Lennon Ficalora .... film loader
Oliver Fitzgerald .... camera operator
Justin Goodfellow .... grip
Alan Gwizdowski .... loader
Luke Kalteux .... best boy electric
Michael Kowalczyk .... assistant camera
Michael Kowalczyk .... second assistant camera
Taavi Lehtimaki .... electrician
Josh Linkey .... key grip
Ethan McDonald .... first assistant camera
Josh Medak .... additional cinematographer
Josh Medak .... camera operator
Symon Mink .... additional first assistant camera
Sergio Munoz Jr. .... best boy electric: second unit
Dee Nichols .... camera operator
John O'Shaughnessy .... camera operator
Nicholas Priess .... electrician
Jovan Sales .... assistant camera
Jarred Waldron .... gaffer
Jason Wawro .... assistant camera
Chris Way .... best boy grip
Jeff Wessels .... grip
Michael Zogleman .... gaffer
Animation Department
Byron Slaybaugh .... animator (title sequence)
Casting Department
John Barba .... casting associate
Dorn Reppert .... casting assistant
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Ryan Decuffa .... costume supervisor
Nicki Stewart .... costumer
Editorial Department
Nick Adrian .... assistant editor
Marshall Plante .... colorist
Music Department
Human .... composer: additional music
Michael Lee Jackson .... composer: additional music
Scott M. Miller .... composer: additional music
Other crew
Dennis Bellanca .... accountant
Sean Fleming .... production assistant
Sean Fleming .... production assistant
Billy A. Fox .... location manager
Kristen Brooke Martin .... additional script supervisor
Sam Reinis .... script supervisor (as Paige Reinis)
Arthur Francis Rich .... production assistant
Cristina Topham .... craft service
Ben Van Note .... production assistant
Joe Frazier .... very special thanks

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Knockdown" - International (English title) (imdb display title)
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89 min
Color (Super 16mm) | Color
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »

Did You Know?

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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8 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
Good Flick, 29 August 2011
Author: kenrickfernandes from India

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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