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Pound of Flesh (2015)

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A man's heroic attempt to help a woman in distress ends up with him waking up the next day without a kidney and plotting his revenge.

Director:

Ernie Barbarash

Writer:

Joshua James

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jean-Claude Van Damme ... Deacon Lyle
John Ralston ... George Lyle
Aki Aleong ... Kung (as Leonard Gonzales)
Charlotte Peters ... Ana
Darren Shahlavi ... Drake
Brahim Achabbakhe Brahim Achabbakhe ... Nardo (as Brahime Achabbakhe)
Marsha Yuan Marsha Yuan ... Bette
Adele Baughan Adele Baughan ... Isabella
Terese Cilluffo Terese Cilluffo ... Connie
Jason Tobin ... Liam
Andrew Ng ... Father Fong
James Houghton James Houghton ... Young Simon (as Jaime Houghton)
Philippe Joly ... Zoltan
David P. Booth David P. Booth ... Rants (as David Booth)
Danning Fu Danning Fu ... Maitre D'
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Storyline

A man's heroic attempt to help a woman in distress ends up with him waking up the next day without a kidney and plotting his revenge.

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Genres:

Action | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 June 2015 (Vietnam) See more »

Also Known As:

Pound of Flesh See more »

Filming Locations:

Nanhai, Guangdong, China See more »

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Budget:

$7,500,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital (5.1 surround)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Fight & Stunt choreographer John Salvitti is a longtime mainstay of Donnie Yen's fight team, a lifelong martial artist who began his film career with Donnie & Yuen Woo-ping. See more »

Goofs

In the beginning of the movie Jean-Claude Van Damme flight landing in Manila, Philippines. Throughout the whole movie you can see that they are really in China.There are Chinese language all over the place. From the restaurants, traffic signs and buildings. See more »

Quotes

Deacon Lyle: Game over.
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Featured in Conan: Jean-Claude Van Damme/Nina Dobrev/The Word (2015) See more »

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Composed by Anastasia Boissier and Jamie Reeds
Performed by Anastasia Boissier
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Excellent Movie, Shame on You if You Pretend to Hate IT!
29 August 2015 | by Dark_Lord_MarkSee all my reviews

Van Damme is back and this movie should be watched.

Van Damme is a washed up man, a riff raft and a bad man.

But he's a match for his niece and needs to donate his kidney. One night he gets into a fight and meets a woman and the next morning his kidney is gone.

Pound of Flesh, while not John Claude in his prime, is a damn good action flick with some heart. Don't let the prissy naysayers tell you otherwise. Van Damme is back and this movie is worth a watch.

It's clearly small budget but has some nice fights, nice acting and some nice moments. Their is substance there. Again, if you are a fan of 80's small budget action and 90's small budget, this is for you.

10 out of 10!


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