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Bloodfist VIII: Trained to Kill ()


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A former CIA agent (Wilson) lives a suburban life as a high school teacher with his teen son (White). When the agent is attacked by former allies because of knowledge he possesses and his son is kidnapped, he is forced back into the... See more »

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Rick Cowan / George 'Mac' MacReady (as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson)
John Patrick White ...
Chris Cowan
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Danielle Mendelsohn
Warren Burton ...
Michael Powell
Donnie Hair ...
Emeric Pressburger
Richard Farrell ...
Major
John McHugh ...
Detective Terry O'Leary
Conor Nolan ...
Carlo Gianini
Brendan Murray ...
Stanton
Mike O'Mahoney ...
McGrath
Liam Silke ...
Bernard
Shawn Brewster ...
Nick Bartoll
Carl Milinac ...
Bryan Flannaghan
Geroid McDonnacha ...
Chris' Buddy
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Football Player
Brian Walsh ...
Principal
Brendan Savage ...
Marine
P.J. Connelly ...
Pub Patron
Frank Barrett ...
Bartender
Frank Mahon ...
Cop #1
Michael J. Canavan ...
Cop #2 (as Michael Canavan)
Paul Muldreau ...
Cop #3
P.J. Dunleavy ...
Cop #4
Hector Ó hEochagáin ...
Cop #5 (as Shane Geoghan)
John Ruddy ...
Clerk
John Myers ...
Bodyguard
Tom Breathnach ...
Bolat Captain
Sean O'Brien ...
John Brady
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FBI Agent
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Michelle Conway ...
Secretary
Bebhinn Kelly ...
Debbie
Margaret Mangan ...
Marilyn
Mary Monahan ...
Gail (uncredited)

Directed by

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Rick Jacobson

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Alex Simon ... (screenplay)

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Roger Corman ... executive producer
Mary Ann Fisher ... producer

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John Faulkner

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John B. Aronson

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John Gilbert

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Martin Fitzgerald ... assistant editor
Mark Wright ... negative cutter

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Jan Glaser

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Sinead Clancy ... (as Sinead Nic Fhlanncha)

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Kathleen Karridene ... makeup department head

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John Brady ... production manager
Celine Curtin ... unit production manager
Mike Elliott ... executive in charge of production
Gwyneth Gibby ... post-production supervisor

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Jeremiah Cullinane ... second assistant director
John Gilbert ... second unit director
Frank Monahan ... third assistant director

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Donnie Hair ... fight choreographer (as Donny Hair)
Carl Milinac ... stunt coordinator

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Columba Heneghan ... best boy electric
Laurence Manly ... assistant camera / director of photography: additional photography
Bob Myers ... key grip

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Roslyn Baker ... production coordinator

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Plot Summary

A former CIA agent (Wilson) lives a suburban life as a high school teacher with his teen son (White). When the agent is attacked by former allies because of knowledge he possesses and his son is kidnapped, he is forced back into the business and his son suddenly sees a side of his father that he never knew existed. Written by John Sacksteder

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Taglines There is only one escape for a man who knows too much. See more »
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Also Known As
  • Trained for Action (United States)
  • Bloodfist VIII: Hard Way Out (United States)
  • Trained to Kill: Bloodfist VIII (United Kingdom)
  • Permiso para matar (Spain)
  • Bloodfist 8. Permiso para matar (Spain)
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  • 85 min
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Trivia This film was not part of the Bloodfist franchise when originally released in the United States. It debuted on video with the title "Hard Way Out". It was later released on video and DVD in the U.S. with the new title "Bloodfist VIII: Hard Way Out". See more »
Movie Connections Followed by Bloodfist 2050 (2005). See more »

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