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In St. Jude, drug dealers and corrupt cops have destroyed an urban neighborhood. But newcomer, Hong, has the fighting skills and moral vision to save this town from itself.

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Hong
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Tiano
Johnny Holmes ...
Big Jake
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Mister V
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Biggie
Gilbert Melendez ...
Trey
Adrian Hammond ...
Buyer
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Junkie
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Rosanna
Danny Mora ...
Grandpa George
Arielle Zimmerman ...
Young Woman
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Dash
Arturo Palacios ...
Jonsey
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Antoine
Jason Mitchell ...
J-Dog
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St. Jude Square is a neighborhood living in fear and despair. The dueling gangs of local kingpins Dash and Antuan terrorize the streets and the citizens live without a shred of hope... until mysterious stranger Ryan Hong (Cung Le) arrives in town. He begins to play one gang against the other using his unparalleled martial arts skills, and by calling on the teachings of his brilliant mentor Tiano (Jean-Claude Van Damme) to find the strength to battle back. However, just as he begins to bring the community under control, Hong is confronted by Mr. V, the town's ruthless and corrupt police chief. At first Mr. V is impressed by Hong's skill, but soon sees Hong as a threat to his regime, and the two warriors are locked in a head-to-head battle, pitting the fear and corruption of Mr. V's regime versus the new beginning Hong represents for the people of St. Jude Square. Written by IM Global

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Rated R for brutal violence, pervasive language, some sexuality/nudity and drug use | See all certifications »

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9 October 2014 (Israel)  »

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A sárkány szeme  »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)
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Jean-Claude Van Damme accidentally chipped an extra's teeth with a kick during a fight scene. See more »

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Written By: Courtesy Of & Corey "Afinnity" Finn
Performed By: Lush One & Courtesy Of
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Nothing if Not Entertaining
4 August 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This film is entertaining.

The bias we hold coming into a film will always steer our opinions of it. Mine was the foregone conclusion this would be boring and low budget and I was wrong! Well, I was wrong about boring.

Most people on here seem to rip the story line and the main actor's demeanor but I don't watch fight films for character development. Does anyone really do that? The fight scenes are pretty cool and at times sweet. I enjoyed the use of camera angles throughout the film and wasn't ever bored.

In the end it was entertaining and that is what I look for with fight films.


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