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Tiger Claws (1991)

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

Cast overview, first billed only:
Cynthia Rothrock ... Linda Masterson
Nick Dibley Nick Dibley ... Psycho-Rapist
Fern Figueiredo Fern Figueiredo ... Linda's Partner
Jack Vorvis Jack Vorvis ... Street Drummer
Jalal Merhi ... Tarek Richards
Lisa-Marie Thomas Lisa-Marie Thomas ... Police Clerk
Franz Fridal Franz Fridal ... Dr. Mathews
Robert Nolan ... Roberts
Kedar Brown ... Vince
Ken Quinn Ken Quinn ... Drug Go-Between
Ernie Cohen Ernie Cohen ... Drug Kingpin
Frank Bobiwash Frank Bobiwash ... Bodyguard
Eric Bryson ... Stunts
Bill Pickels Bill Pickels ... Bill Pickells
Patti 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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Action

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R | See all certifications »
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Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 August 1992 (Hungary) See more »

Also Known As:

Copgirl - Artigli di tigre See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Budget:

CAD2,500,000 (estimated)
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Dolby SR

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Color

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1.85 : 1
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Some scenes in the film were shot by 3 months apart from each other, due to financing problems with Shapiro-Glickenhaus, the film's distributor. 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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Followed by Tiger Claws III (2000) See more »

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Tiger Spirit
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Produced by David Stevenson
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One of the best Rothrock movie
28 February 2013 | by ebiros2See all my reviews

Cynthia Rothrock and Jalal Merhi are New York city undercover cops. There are mysterious killing of martial artist in the city. Jalal correctly identifies the style as Tiger Claws who only three martial artists in the country are capable of using. Rothrock, and Jalal gets on the trail of the culprit who turns out to be none other than bad guy played by Bolo Yuen.

This is one of the best American made Cynthia Rothrock movie. It was good move on the producer's part to hire Bolo Yuen as the bad guy. He brought menacing personality that's usually lacking in movies of this type.

Cynthia Rothrock is not known for her range of acting, and it's hard to make an interesting story around her character. In this movie Jalal and Bolo creates enough contrast to be of passable quality.

Out of all the American made Cynthia Rothrock movies, this one is my favorite. It doesn't have much in the way of contents, but the action is pretty good. Choice of locations shot were better than usual, but I wished the producers put in more class into the movie as it were in Rothrock's Hong Kong made movies.


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