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Kickboxer (1989)

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Kurt Sloane must learn the ancient kick boxing art of Muay Thai in order to avenge his brother.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Kurt Sloane
... Eric Sloane
Dennis Chan ... Xian Chow
... Tong Po
... Winston Taylor
... Mylee
Ka Ting Lee ... Freddy Li
Richard Foo ... Tao Liu
Ricky Liu ... Big Thai Man
Ho-Ying Sin ... Huge Village Man #1
Tony Chan ... Huge Village Man #2
Brad Kerner ... U.S. Announcer
Dean Harrington ... U.S. Announcer
Mark DiSalle ... U.S. Reporter
Richard Santoro ... U.S. Reporter
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Storyline

Kurt Sloan is the corner-man for his brother, U.S. kickboxing champion Eric Sloan. When Kurt witnesses his brother become maliciously paralyzed in the ring by Thailand champion Tong Po, Kurt vows revenge. With the help of Xian, a kickboxing trainer who lives in a remote area of Thailand, Kurt trains for the fight of his life. Written by Peter Katzman <pkatzman@bu.edu>

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If your enemy refuses to be humbled...Destroy Him! See more »

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Action | Sport | Thriller

Certificate:

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Release Date:

8 September 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Karate Tiger 3 - Der Kickboxer  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$1,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,134,098, 10 September 1989, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$14,697,005
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The Directors David Worth & Mark DiSalle both appear early in the film as The Ring Announcer & The U.S Reporter #2 See more »

Goofs

When Tong Po delivers the devastating elbow to Eric, if you look carefully at the bottom of the screen as Eric falls to the canvas, you can see The Director, David Worth's arm and the camera filming the previous action of Tong Po delivering the elbow from above Eric when he's on the floor. See more »

Quotes

Eric Sloane: [after a painful first round against Tong Po] Fucking music's driving me crazy.
Kurt Sloane: Let's forget about the music right now.
Eric Sloane: See that! He got me with an elbow.
Kurt Sloane: That's the way they fight here, I told you!
Eric Sloane: Motherfucker wants to street fight. I'll show him!
Kurt Sloane: Let's cancel.
Eric Sloane: No.
Kurt Sloane: Let's cancel please!
Eric Sloane: Noooo!
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Connections

Followed by Kickboxer 3: The Art of War (1992) See more »

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I Won't Stay
Written by Dyna Brein
Performed by Lucinda Ramseur
Produced by Mike Piccirillo
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pretty good movie
30 December 2004 | by See all my reviews

this is the one of my favorite van dam movies. I think that it is also one of his best films. We watch his character train throughout the movie for a fight at the end. The martial arts throughout are very well done. This is one of those films you can watch every time it is on TV. If you like martial arts movies you will probably enjoy this one. The movie though is all about the final fight. Like many other films of its type. All in all van dam is great and if you want to see a film based on the martial arts that doesn't have Druce Lee or Jackie Chan or Jet Li in it then this movie is one for you. The story is pretty simple but the fight scenes are worth it so go for it. 7 out of 10.


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