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Maximum Risk is a american film of genre Thriller directed by Ringo Lam released in USA on 13 september 1996 with Jean-Claude Van Damme

Maximum Risk (1996)

Maximum Risk
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Released in USA 13 september 1996
Length 1h40
Directed by
OriginUSA
Genres Thriller,    Action,    Adventure,    Crime
Rating55% 2.752.752.752.752.75

Maximum Risk is a 1996 American action thriller film directed by Hong Kong director Ringo Lam in his American directorial debut, and starring Jean-Claude Van Damme and Natasha Henstridge. The film was released in the United States on September 13, 1996.

Synopsis

Alain Moreau (Jean-Claude Van Damme) is a cop in Nice, France. Alain is at a funeral that is being held for a fellow cop, when Alain’s partner Sebastien (Jean-Hugues Anglade) shows up, and requests for his presence at a crime scene. When they arrive, Sebastien shows Alain a dead body of someone that looks exactly like him. They discover that his name was Mikhail Suvorov, who was born on exactly the same day Alain was. As it turns out, Mikhail is the twin brother Alain never knew he had.

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