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The Bouncer (2018)

Lukas (original title)
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A nightclub bouncer in his fifties who's taken punches, literally and figuratively, struggles to raise his 8-year-old daughter.

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Julien Leclercq

Writers:

Jérémie Guez, Julien Leclercq (collaboration)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jean-Claude Van Damme ... Lukas
Sami Bouajila ... Maxim Zeroual
Sveva Alviti ... Lisa Zaccherini
Sam Louwyck ... Jan Dekkers
Kevin Janssens ... Geert
Kaaris Kaaris ... Omar
Alice Verset Alice Verset ... Sarah
Dimitri 'Vegas' Thivaios ... Agresseur boîte de nuit
Damien Buffard Damien Buffard ... Chimiste hollandais
Maria Bortot Maria Bortot ... Institutrice de Sarah
Manou Kersting ... Intermédiaire antiquaire
Eric Castex Eric Castex ... Homme de main Zeroual
Carlos Schram Carlos Schram ... Homme Zeroual 2
Olivier Prémel Olivier Prémel ... Homme Zeroual 3
Laurent D'Elia Laurent D'Elia ... Patron night-club
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The hero independently raises his little daughter and works as a security guard in a nightclub. Work is simple, enough to live. At night, he is on duty, and during the day he can communicate with the girl, because he loves her so much. Once in a bar, a terrible fight takes place, the hero has to intervene, but the consequences were sad. As a result, he finds himself in a police station, and then he is sentenced to prison. Written by Peter-Patrick76 (peter-patrick@mail.com)

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Rated R for violence, language and brief nudity/sexuality | See all certifications »

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The film is a radical and artistic change in JCVD's filmography, a dark, gloomy, violent film. See more »

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28 December 2018 | by TweetienatorSee all my reviews

If you like Van Damme, this is a nice flick for you. Like his fellow "warriors" Schwarzenegger and Stallone he shows that he can actually do more than just fist- and gunfights. Well aged, so to say.

Lukas is no new Bloodsport or Lionheart and the story really provides nothing new but good acting and a good production make Lukas very entertaining with a good shot of nostalgia - recommended, if you like to watch a new Van Damme.


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Language:

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Release Date:

22 August 2018 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

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EUR6,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$530,496
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