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Bloodsport III (1996)

Bloodsport III brings us back to the world of Alex Cardo. This time he must battle in a fight to end all fights - The Kumite, the most vicious warrior alive - Beast. He must not only battle... See full summary »

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Alan Mehrez

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James Williams (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Daniel Bernhardt ... Alex Cardo
John Rhys-Davies ... Jacques Duvalier
Amber Kelleher-Andrews Amber Kelleher-Andrews ... Crystal Duvalier (as Amber Van Lent)
Uni Park ... Shari
James Hong ... Master Sun
Pat Morita ... David Leung
Rajiv Chandrasekhar Rajiv Chandrasekhar ... Franco / Voice of Shopkeeper / Kumite Announcer
David Schatz David Schatz ... Jason Cardo
Steven Ito ... Yoong (as Steve Ito)
Master Hee Il Cho Master Hee Il Cho ... Judge Macado
Gerald Okamura ... Voice of the Judge (voice)
Nicholas R. Oleson Nicholas R. Oleson ... The Beast (as Nicholas Oleson)
Marcus Young ... Bandit #1
Charlie Chen Charlie Chen ... Bandit #2
Gary Lai Gary Lai ... Bandit #3
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Bloodsport III brings us back to the world of Alex Cardo. This time he must battle in a fight to end all fights - The Kumite, the most vicious warrior alive - Beast. He must not only battle for his own honor, but also avenge the death of Sun, his mentor, teacher, and spiritual "father", when Sun is spitefully killed by crime boss Duvalier. In order to defeat Beast, destroy Duvalier, and avenge Sun's death, Alex turns to Leung, to whom he was indebted in Bloodsport II. Leung directs him to the great shaman, Makato "the Judge", to whom Alex must turn for guidance. The judge teaches him to fully channel the energy in his mind and body, in order to rout the Beast in the Kumite. Written by <tkroll@chs.cusd.claremont.edu>

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To be worthy of the Kumite sword, you must fight for justice and truth. See more »

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Action | Sport

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 May 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bloodsport III See more »

Filming Locations:

Central Province, Sri Lanka

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Dolby

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Color
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Trivia

Judging by the age of Alex's son, this movie takes place around 2007. See more »

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Stelio removes his headband during a fight, but then it reappears and disappears again during the same fight. See more »

Alternate Versions

The scene, where "The Beast" kills a fighter during the Kumite was cut from the German Video-Release. See more »

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Follows Bloodsport (1988) See more »

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Third time harms...
27 July 2006 | by fmarkland32See all my reviews

Daniel Bernhardt returns as Alex Cardo as he tells in flashback to his son, how his mentor James Hong was killed, how he wins the kumite against "The Beast" who is a titan and along the way discusses how he met the lad's mother. Also on how the kid's grandfather was a no good scumbag, in other words it is Bloodsport for a younger generation. Bloodsport II wasn't exactly great (In fact far from good) but when compared to this boring dud of a sequel, it almost feels as if you can sense how bored the movie is with itself. The fight sequences this time are terribly staged, with martial artistry so sloppy, you'd swear you walked in on a drunken fight. The movie starts off reasonably well enough but once the training montage begins, you'll be so bored that your only excitement in the fight sequences, will be getting closer to the ending. The movie is just so lame. Also the singing in which Amber van Lynt does, is quite positively more damaging to the human body, then any harm "The Beast" inflicts. (I'm not sure if i'm the first to bring that up, but how nobody remembers such awful singing is mind boggling.)

* out of 4-(Bad)


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