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The police do not know what to do. They have to deal with a serial killer who aims at martial arts masters. One after another is killed in the same brutal way. This may be a chance for ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Linda Masterson
Nick Dibley ... Psycho-Rapist
Fern Figueiredo ... Linda's Partner
Jack Vorvis ... Street Drummer
Jalal Merhi ... Tarek Richards
Lisa-Marie Thomas ... Police Clerk
Franz Fridal ... Dr. Mathews
... Roberts
... Vince
Ken Quinn ... Drug Go-Between
Ernie Cohen ... Drug Kingpin
Frank Bobiwash ... Bodyguard
... Stunts
Bill Pickels ... Bill Pickells
Patti ... Bill's Assistant
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The police do not know what to do. They have to deal with a serial killer who aims at martial arts masters. One after another is killed in the same brutal way. This may be a chance for detective Linda Masterson to work on her first murder case. She gets the job and to her side an other martial arts specialist, Sgt. Tarek Richards. Now they need to find a tiger style master, because the killer obviously uses tiger style kung fu. Not a simple task, since tiger is a very ancient and rare style. Written by Oliver Heidelbach

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The city is being torn apart and only two cops can stop the frenzy

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21 August 1992 (Hungary)  »

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Copgirl - Artigli di tigre  »

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CAD 2,500,000 (estimated)
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Jalal Merhi personally invested $2.5 million in the movie. See more »

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The high-heeled shoes of Detective Masterson disappear and reappear before and after the first fight scene. See more »

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Break the Walls Down
Written by St. James/Taylor
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Produced by Varouje
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16 February 2000 | by See all my reviews

This movie, starring Cynthia Rothrock, Jalal Merhi, and especially Bolo Yeung, showcases everything that's wrong with martial arts movies.

I still don't know why, but since it's inception, this genre is plagued by production values, acting and direction, which put it only one peg above porn, if that.

Jalal Merhi especially talks like Serge the art dealer from Beverly Hills Cop. Cynthia Rothrock's abilities are accomplished, but her acting is limited. Bolo Yeung still doesn't seem to have mastered English, although I always enjoy his performances.


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