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Kickboxer is a american film of genre Drama directed by Jean-Claude Van Damme released in USA on 9 september 1989 with Jean-Claude Van Damme

Kickboxer (1989)

Kickboxer
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Released in USA 9 september 1989
Length 1h37
OriginUSA
Genres Drama,    Thriller,    Martial arts,    Action,    Martial arts
Rating64% 3.2041853.2041853.2041853.2041853.204185

Kickboxer is a 1989 American martial arts film produced and directed by Mark DiSalle, and also co-directed by David Worth, and starring Jean-Claude Van Damme and former world kickboxing champion Dennis Alexio. The film was released in the United States on September 8, 1989. The film is considered to be a cult classic and one of the definitive works in Van Damme's movie career as a martial artist. It was so successful that it spawned several sequels.

Synopsis

Kurt Sloane (Jean-Claude Van Damme) is the cornerman for his brother Eric (Dennis Alexio), an American kickboxing champion. Kurt and Eric travel to Bangkok to challenge Tong Po (Michel Qissi), Thailand's undefeated champion. After a brutal first round, Kurt realizes that they are outmatched by Tong Po and tries to convince his brother to stop the fight. Unwilling to give up, Eric returns for the second round and continues to take a vicious beating, finally prompting Kurt to throw in the towel. Tong Po ignores him and continues the assault, which ultimately leaves Eric paralyzed from the waist down. Eric is then carried outside and left on the street without any help, until Winston Taylor (Haskell Anderson), a retired US Army special forces member, intervenes and agrees to take the brothers to the hospital. After several hours of surgery, the doctor informs Kurt that Eric will never walk again.

Actors

Jean-Claude Van Damme

(Kurt Sloane)
Mohamed Qissi

(Tong Po)
Mark DiSalle

(U.S. Reporter)
Lau Kar Wing

(Freddy Li's Guard (uncredited))
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