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Raw Force (1982)

A group of martial arts students are en route to an island that supposedly is home to the ghosts of martial artists who have lost their honor. A Hitler lookalike and his gang are running a ... See full summary »

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Edward D. Murphy (as Edward Murphy)

Writer:

Edward D. Murphy (as Edward Murphy)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Cameron Mitchell ... Capt. Harry Dodds
Geoffrey Binney Geoffrey Binney ... Mike O'Malley (as Geoff Binney)
Hope Holiday ... Hazel Buck
Jillian Kesner ... Cookie Winchell (as Jillian Kessner)
John Dresden ... John Taylor
Jennifer Holmes Jennifer Holmes ... Ann Davis
Rey Malonzo ... Go Chin (as Rey King)
Carla Reynolds Carla Reynolds ... Eilleen Fox
Carl Anthony Carl Anthony ... Lloyd Davis
John Locke John Locke ... Gary Schwartz
Mark Tanous Mark Tanous ... Cooper
Ralph Lombardi ... Thomas Speer
Chanda Romero ... Mayloo
Camille Keaton ... Girl In Toilet
Lin Lin Li ... Gun Moll (as Maggie Lee)
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Storyline

A group of martial arts students are en route to an island that supposedly is home to the ghosts of martial artists who have lost their honor. A Hitler lookalike and his gang are running a female slavery operation on the island as well. Soon, the two groups meet and all sorts of crazy things happen which include cannibal monks, piranhas, zombies, and more! Written by Josh Pasnak <chainsaw@intouch.bc.ca>

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Its nourishment - human flesh. Its guardian - the undead. Its sanctuary - the island See more »


Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

Philippines | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 July 1982 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Shogun Island See more »

Filming Locations:

Philippines

Company Credits

Production Co:

Ansor International See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Director Edward D. Murphy choreographed the big fight scene in the bar. See more »

Goofs

Piranhas are shown attacking people thrown into the sea. Piranha are a freshwater fish that inhabit South American rivers and could not survive long in saltwater. They also do not usually attack in the manner portrayed in movies - a myth that was created after a "feeding frenzy" staged for Theodore Roosevelt on a visit to Brazil in 1913 See more »

Quotes

Thomas Speer: That is pure bullshit, mein friend!
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Crazy Credits

'To be Continued ...' appears at the end of the film. (but as of 2009, no sequel has ever materialized) See more »

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Featured in Destination: Warriors Island (2014) See more »

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Lowbrow exploitation.
20 March 2001 | by gridoonSee all my reviews

Outrageously trashy karate/horror thriller with loads of graphically gory violence and gratuitous nudity, and a thoroughly preposterous and bizarre "plot". This is lowbrow and low-grade entertainment that will appeal only to viewers with particularly kinky tastes, but it's kind of cheerfully bad and I must admit that I wasn't actually bored while watching it.... (*1/2)


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