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Twin brothers are separated when their parents are murdered but 25 years later they re-unite in order to avenge their parents' death.

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Alex / Chad Wagner
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Frank Avery
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Danielle Wilde
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Kara
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Raymond Zhang
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Nigel Griffith
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Moon
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Paul Wagner
Wu Fong Lung ...
Chinese Nurse
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Body Guard With Spurs
Sarah-Jane Varley ...
Katherine Wagner
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Mah Jong Manager
Eugene Choy ...
Mr. Chen
Jack Gilardi Jr. ...
Karate Student
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Karate Student
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Karate Instructor
Sing Chen ...
Dockworker
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Student
Galen Yuen ...
Smuggler
Alicia Stevenson ...
Baby Chad
Christopher Leung ...
Crewman on Alex's Boat
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Dockworker
Ng Kwok Kai ...
Mr. Nguyen
Kwok-Po Chow ...
Chinese Smuggler #2
Wai-Keung Yu ...
Chinese Smuggler #3
Yuk-San Cheung ...
Hong Kong Marine Police (as Simon Cheung)
John Sham ...
Hong Kong Marine Police
Tat Chiu Lee ...
Triad Thug #1
Lee Bing Chiu ...
Triad Thug #2
Chi Kin Wong ...
Triad Thug #3
John Cheung ...
Gateman for Triad
Tsang Sing Kwok ...
2nd Gateman
Paul Aylett ...
Baby Alex
Ching Wai Chung ...
Card Playing Guard
David Ho ...
Big Thug Outside Lab
Sarah Yuen ...
Nun at Orphanage
Jan-To Tam ...
Klimax Klub Gangster
Eric Ng ...
Klimax Klub Gangster
Siu Wah Chan ...
Klimax Klub Gangster
Evan Lurie ...
Klimax Klub Bouncer
Roland Lor ...
Klimax Klub Manager
Jennifer Stone ...
Klimax Klub Hostess
Rita Lau ...
Hostess with Frank
Wong Chung Ching ...
Walkie Talkie Thug
Georges Bejue ...
Thug Who Mauls Danielle
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Student
Chen-Tu Tan

Directed by

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Sheldon Lettich

Written by

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Sheldon Lettich ... (screen story) &
Jean-Claude Van Damme ... (screen story) and
Steve Meerson ... (screen story) &
Peter Krikes ... (screen story)
 
Sheldon Lettich ... (screenplay) &
Jean-Claude Van Damme ... (screenplay)

Produced by

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Ashok Amritraj ... producer
Terry Carr ... co-producer (as Terry Martin Carr)
Moshe Diamant ... executive producer
Michael Douglas ... co-producer
Paul Michael Glaser ... producer
Evzen Kolar ... line producer
Kamel Krifa ... associate producer
Charles Layton ... executive producer
Sheldon Lettich ... co-producer
Rick Nathanson ... supervising producer
Jean-Claude Van Damme ... producer
Charles Wang ... associate producer: Hong Kong
Rick Bieber ... producer (uncredited)

Music by

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Arthur Kempel

Cinematography by

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Richard H. Kline

Film Editing by

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Mark Conte

Editorial Department

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Sarah Flack ... apprentice editor
David Orr ... color timer

Casting By

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James F. Tarzia

Production Design by

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John Jay Moore

Art Direction by

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Okowita

Set Decoration by

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Suzette Sheets

Costume Design by

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Joseph A. Porro ... (as Joseph Porro)

Makeup Department

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Janice Alexander ... hair stylist
Karen Asano-Myers ... assistant hair stylist
Katalin Elek ... assistant makeup artist
Zoltan Elek ... makeup artist (as Zoltan)

Production Management

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Wan Allen ... unit manager
Steven Brown ... unit production manager
Joel Douglas ... unit production manager (as Joel A. Douglas)
Avram 'Butch' Kaplan ... executive in charge of production
Philip Lee ... production manager: Hong Kong

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Andy Armstrong ... second unit director
Vic Armstrong ... second unit director
James Lansbury ... second assistant director: second unit (as Jim Lansbury)
Thomas J. Mack ... first assistant director

Art Department

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Gae S. Buckley ... assistant art director (as Gae Buckley)
Guy Hietala ... set painter
Jay Koiwai ... stand-by painter
Lance Larson ... weapons and props
Fred Lucky ... storyboard artist
Michael Milgrom ... property master
Simon Murton ... production illustrator
Lars Petersen ... construction coordinator
Edmond Scott Ratliff ... props
Amy Ryder ... leadman
Michael Vojvoda ... set dresser
Steven C. Voll ... general foreman
Mak Chi Chung ... assistant art director (uncredited)

Sound Department

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Henry Barnston ... boom operator
Mathew Harmer ... boom operator
Itzhak Magal ... production sound mixer (as Itzhak 'Ike' Magal)
Mark Ormandy ... sound editor
Bill Rojas ... sound facility supervisor
Lisa Shaw Phillips ... assistant sound editor (as Lisa Shaw)

Stunts

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Vic Armstrong ... stunt coordinator: USA
Dickey Beer ... stunts (as Dickie Beer)
Georges Bejue ... stunt double (as George Bejue)
Jordi Casares ... stunts (as Jorges Casares)
Darryl Chan ... stunts (as Darryl M. Chan)
John Cheung ... stunt coordinator: Hong Kong / stunts
Peter Lai ... stunts
Al Leong ... stunts
Will Leong ... stunts (as Willie Leong)
James Lew ... stunts
Peter Malota ... stunts
Simon Rhee ... stunts
Vernon Rieta ... stunts
Bill M. Ryusaki ... stunts
Mark Stefanich ... stunt double: Jean-Claude Van Damme
Danny Wong ... stunts
Jeff Carrara ... stunts (uncredited)
Wah Cheung ... stunts (uncredited)
Mark Houghton ... stunt performer (uncredited)
James Lew ... stunt coordinator (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department

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Douglas L. Adam Jr. ... assistant camera
Kirk Bloom ... second assistant camera
Philippe Carr-Forster ... additional camera operator (as Philip Carr-Forster)
Todd Dos Reis ... second assistant camera
Robert Eyslee ... gaffer
Ruurd M. Fenenga ... first assistant camera: "b" camera (as Rudy M. Fenenga Jr.)
Michael Gfelner ... first assistant camera
Raymond Gonzales ... electrician
Peter Jensen ... Steadicam operator
Dan Kneece ... steadicam operator
Raymond Lam ... Steadicam operator
Cliff Lipson ... still photographer
Gray Marshall ... second assistant camera
Jeff Mart ... Steadicam operator
Jesse Mather ... best boy electric
Richard Merryman ... camera operator: Hong Kong
Bill Soares ... first assistant camera
Picha Srisansanee ... second assistant camera
Jürg V. Walther ... camera operator: Los Angeles (as Juergen Walther)
Howard Wexler ... additional camera operator
Richard Wiseman ... still photographer

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Michele Knepp ... costumer

Music Department

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Brad Aldredge ... assistant music engineer
Kurt Bestor ... conductor
Wayne Cook ... music recordist: percussion
Deborah Hill ... music production coordinator
Robin Leishman ... orchestra contractor
Glen Neibaur ... music recordist: orchestra (as Glen Neibur)
Jeff Rona ... music performer: synthesizers
Ray Colcord ... composer: additional music (uncredited)
James Stemple ... composer: additional music (uncredited)

Other crew

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Brad Arensman ... executive in charge of post
Elizabeth S. Barton ... script supervisor (as Elizabeth Barton)
Eric Clarke ... production assistant
François Frey ... publicist: France
Susan Haight ... assistant to Jean-Claude Van Damme / assistant to producer
Kamel Krifa ... personal trainer to Jean Claude Van Damme
Lynda Levy ... unit publicist
Peter Malota ... martial arts choreographer
Jeff Rector ... photo double
Jerry Rector ... photo double
Catherine Roehl ... production controller
Jean-Claude Van Damme ... fight choreographer
Bonnie Weis ... assistant production accountant

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

Jean Claude Van Damme plays a dual role as Alex and Chad, twins separated at the death of their parents. Chad is raised by a family retainer in Paris, Alex becomes a petty crook in Hong Kong. Seeing a picture of Alex, Chad rejoins him and convinces him that his rival in Hong Kong is also the man who killed their parents. Alex is suspicious of Chad, especially when it comes to his girlfriend. Written by John Vogel

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Taglines One packs a punch One packs a Piece together they deliver See more »
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Also Known As
  • The Corsican Brothers (United States)
  • Geballte Ladung (Germany)
  • Doble impacto (Spain)
  • Doble impacto (Peru)
  • Dupla dinamit (Hungary)
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Runtime
  • 110 min
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Box Office

Budget $15,000,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend United States $7,574,703, 11 Aug 1991
Cumulative Worldwide Gross $80,500,000

Did You Know?

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Trivia Due to a strong friendship formed between the two actors on the set of Bloodsport (1988), Jean-Claude Van Damme wanted no one but Bolo Yeung to play the lead villain in this movie. See more »
Goofs During the first shootout, Alex fires at least 60 rounds from two 10-round Berettas without reloading. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Barton Fink/Double Impact/Sex, Drugs, Rock & Roll/Pure Luck/The Commitments (1991). See more »
Soundtracks Give In To Me See more »
Quotes Alex Wagner: Maybe I'm drunk. Tomorrow I'll be sober, but he will always be a faggot.
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