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Max Havoc: Curse of the Dragon (2004)

Not Rated | | Action | 15 November 2004 (USA)
Ex-kickboxing champion turned sports photographer Max Havoc again finds himself in Guam on a publicity photo shoot. Max's helpful ways land him in the lives of the vacationing sisters Jane ... See full summary »

Directors:

Albert Pyun, Isaac Florentine (co-director)

Writer:

Irina Mishina (screenplay) (as Irina Diether)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mickey Hardt ... Max Havoc
Nikki Ziering ... Girl Biker
Scott L. Schwartz ... Biker Bar Tough
Diego Wallraff ... Joe
Richard Roundtree ... Tahsi
David Carradine ... Grand Master
J.J. Perry ... Boxing Referee
Danielle Burgio ... Thief
Johnny Nguyen ... Quicksilver
Marie Matiko ... Aya
Joanna Krupa ... Jane Goody
Tawney Sablan Tawney Sablan ... Christy Goody
Vincent Klyn Vincent Klyn ... Moko
Jamie Marie Spears Jamie Marie Spears ... L.J. (as Jamie Spears)
Paul Martinez Paul Martinez ... Curator
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Storyline

Ex-kickboxing champion turned sports photographer Max Havoc again finds himself in Guam on a publicity photo shoot. Max's helpful ways land him in the lives of the vacationing sisters Jane and Christy Goody who have acquired a rare jade dragon, which belongs to the ruthless Japanese Yakuza who will stop at nothing to get it back. It's up to Max to stop the Yakuza, save the sisters and restore order to the peaceful island. Written by Joseph Ruggieri

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 November 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

I katara tou drakou See more »

Filming Locations:

Guam

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Lighting technician Elvin Ralph Coon III was very critical of the film in a Los Angeles Times article from 2007, claiming that "The whole thing was just bad all the way around . . . This thing was really destined to wind up in the cutout bin of some truck stop on the way to Barstow." See more »

Goofs

In the scenes supposedly taking place in Japan, the cars have the steering wheel on the left. In Japan, as in all right hand drive countries, they are on the right. See more »

Quotes

Debbie: When you come to "GLUAM", be sure and visit all the villages of the island, like I have!
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Followed by Max Havoc: Ring of Fire (2006) See more »

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Movie was so bad, I had to wash my eyes out w/bleach
3 January 2006 | by txchainsaw2See all my reviews

A friend of mine in Guam sent me a video of this movie that was made there with Guam Government money. It was utterly stupid and beyond pointless. I feel bad for the Guam Government for losing money in the scam. They'll never make money on this pile o' sh*t movie.

It's about a sport's photographer who goes to Guam to take pictures of some hotel. He meets some girls (playboy model Joanna Kruppa plays one of the girls - in a cover story for Playboy Kruppa called MAX HAVOC "really stupid!" Well she's right) and some kung-fu gang is chasing her. I don't know why. Anyways, Max Havoc helps her out. The fights are so poorly done, it looks like stuff my kids shoot on their Hi-8 Video camera. But beyond that, MAX HAVOC is so BORING. You want to fast forward through it, but that doesn't even help!

The movie makes not a lick of sense and it's hard to imagine someone making a film this bad. I IMDb'd MAX HAVOC director Albert Pyun and he makes really awful movies, so I guess it makes sense that he made MAX HAVOC. That seems to be his forte: making really bad movies, but not "so bad they're good" movies say in the spirit of Ed Wood, his movies just flat out suck. Talk about ZERO talent. I wonder if he cons people like he conned the Guam Government when he made this film. What a legacy!

If you see this movie in the video store (somehow I don't think it will ever make it off the island of Guam), hold your nose!


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