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Hot Potato (1976)

PG | | Action, Comedy, Drama | April 1976 (USA)
Martial-arts expert tries to rescue an ambassador's daughter who was kidnapped in Thailand.

Director:

Oscar Williams

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Oscar Williams, Alexandra Rose (based on a character created by) (as Alex Rose) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Jim Kelly ... Jones
George Memmoli ... Leonardo Pizzarelli / White Rhino
Geoffrey Binney Geoffrey Binney ... Johnny Chicago
Irene Tsu ... Detective Sgt. Pam Varaje
Sam Hiona Sam Hiona ... Carter Rangoon
Judith Brown ... Leslie / June Dunbar
Ron Prince Ron Prince ... American General
Hardy Stockmann Hardy Stockmann ... Krugman
Metta Rungrat Metta Rungrat ... Rhino's Girl
Supakorn Songermvorakul Supakorn Songermvorakul ... Thai Boy
Somcjai Meekunsut Somcjai Meekunsut ... Pujo
Veerapol Pitavan Veerapol Pitavan ... Longkat
Punchong Nakaraj Punchong Nakaraj ... Hoss
Kachain Onching Kachain Onching ... Little Joe
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Martial-arts expert tries to rescue an ambassador's daughter who was kidnapped in Thailand.

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The adventure movie to end them all!

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Action | Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

April 1976 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Faut Pas Karaté la Queue du Tigre See more »

Filming Locations:

Chiang Mai, Thailand See more »

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Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
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Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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During the fight at the bad guy's compound, one of the henchmen clobbers Leonardo with a concrete bench. The bench is obviously made out of of cardboard. See more »

Connections

Remade as Force: Five (1981) See more »

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This sequel is downright corny!
17 September 2010 | by GOWBTWSee all my reviews

After the success of "Black Belt Jones", Jim Kelly does the sequel of it called "Hot Potato". However, the result isn't what I call a follow-up success. This movie is downright corny and Jackie Chanish. The sound-effects are annoying and silly. It's like looking at a live cartoon almost. This time Jones(Kelly) is in Thailand, looking for a daughter of an US Senator. He doesn't work alone he's got a new sidekick, and a over-sized fighter named Rhino(George Memmoli). The trio work with an uncooperative inspector(Irene Tsu), but they all get the job done. They meet with the impostor who later ends up helping them ge5t the real deal back from the warlord. Everyone fights off the army with their martial arts skills, it's funny when Rhino took on the big opponent. To me, this is one bad movie that should have been improved completely. I mean ever martial art movie shouldn't be all violent, it should be fun which it is. More action and less cheese. But without the cheese factor, it would be a completely boring film. If you enjoy the Jackie Chan films, enjoy this movie on your own terms. I did! 2 out of 5 stars!


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