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Maximum Risk (1996)

A policeman finds out that he had a twin brother who was killed in a violent altercation. He takes his twin brother's place, inheriting his problems and his girlfriend, determined to expose... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Alain Moreau / Mikhail Suverov
... Alex
... Sebastien
... Ivan Dzasokhov
... Agent Pellman
... Agent Loomis
... Red Face
Frank van Keeken ... Davis Hartley
... Dmitri Kirov
... Chantal Moreau
... Yuri
... Nicholas
Rob Kaman ... Morris
... Martin
Denis Costanzo ... Innkeeper
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A policeman finds out that he had a twin brother who was killed in a violent altercation. He takes his twin brother's place, inheriting his problems and his girlfriend, determined to expose corruption and collusion between the FBI and the Russian mafia. Written by Anonymous

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The nearer he gets to the truth, the closer he gets to the edge. See more »


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Rated R for strong violence, and for some sexuality and language | See all certifications »

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13 September 1996 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Bloodstone  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,611,707, 15 September 1996, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$14,502,483, 20 October 1996

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$51,702,483
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Although the film was rated R in the United States and 18 in the United Kingdom for violence, language and sexuality, the film was given the M mature rating in New Zealand and M15+ in Australia. See more »

Goofs

When Alain is fighting with Red Face in the fire in the beginning, as he is striking his face, you can see Red Face's lips are bloodied. However just before his last strike, there is no blood on Red Face's lips. See more »

Quotes

Mikhail Suverov: [Tape recording] Only you can access this box. Therefore, one of things has happened. We are together again as we should had been, a family. Or I'm dead and you shouldn't trust anyone. I know you are a great marksman. Therefore, I'm leaving you a gift. One of the boxes contains evidence against government agents and the Russian mob. Hand it over to the American embassy. Alain, when I found about you, it was luck. A newspaper. The moment I saw the picture, I knew I had a brother in this world. ...
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Soundtracks

Under The Oak Tree
Performed by Alexandrov Red Army Ensemble (as The Red Army Ensemble)
Conducted by Boris Alexander
Courtesy of Essex Entertainment, Inc.
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Van Damme's Best.
14 December 1999 | by See all my reviews

"Maximum Risk" is not just a good Van Damme movie, but it's also probably one of the better action movies in the last few years. The story is well written (for an action movie), and is fast paced. Director Ringo Lam ("City on Fire") impresses the viewer with excellent action sequences. This is definitely Van Damme's best turn as an actor. Natasha Henstridge does a rather decent turn as the damsel in distress, and creates good chemistry between herself and Van Damme. I don't see why this was a huge flop in theaters; it's surely Van Damme's best and at heart an exciting action flick.


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