Ratings

MetaCritic Rating 29%
TMDB Rating 7
IMDB Rating 6.8
RottenTomatoes Rating 33%

Financials

Revenue: $65,000,000

Budget: $1,500,000

Profit: + $63,500,000


Movie Details

Tag Line: The true story of an American ninja.

Status: Released

Average Rating: 7

Release Date: Feb 26, 1988

Rating: R

Run Time: 1h 32m

Original Language: English

Website: -

Production Countries: United States of America

Production Companies: Cannon Group


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Synopsis

U.S. soldier Frank Dux has come to Hong Kong to be accepted into the Kumite, a highly secret and extremely violent martial arts competition. While trying to gain access into the underground world of clandestine fighters, he also has to avoid military officers who consider him to be AWOL. After enduring a difficult training and beginning a romance with journalist Janice Kent, Frank is given the opportunity to fight. But can he survive?


Main Cast

Jean-Claude Van Damme

Jean-Claude Van Damme

Frank Dux

Age : 60 | Popularity : 65%

Bolo Yeung

Bolo Yeung

Chong Li

Age : 74 | Popularity : 14%

Donald Gibb

Donald Gibb

Ray Jackson

Age : 66 | Popularity : 49%

Leah Ayres

Leah Ayres

Janice Kent

Age : 63 | Popularity : 22%

Norman Burton

Norman Burton

Helmer

Age : 79 | Popularity : 5%

Forest Whitaker

Forest Whitaker

Rawlins

Age : 59 | Popularity : 33%

Roy Chiao

Roy Chiao

Senzo Tanaka

Age : 62 | Popularity : 12%

Philip Chan Yan-Kin

Philip Chan Yan-Kin

Captain Chen

Age : 76 | Popularity : 9%


Crew

Department Role Name
Writing Screenplay
Sheldon Lettich
Sheldon Lettich
Mel Friedman
Mel Friedman
Christopher Cosby
Christopher Cosby
Original Story
Frank Dux
Frank Dux
Production Producer
Menahem Golan
Menahem Golan
Yoram Globus
Yoram Globus
Mark DiSalle
Mark DiSalle
Editing Editor
Carl Kress
Carl Kress
Camera Director of Photography
David Worth
David Worth
Crew Martial Arts Choreographer
Frank Dux
Frank Dux
Sound Music
Paul Hertzog
Paul Hertzog
Directing Director
Newt Arnold
Newt Arnold
Department Role Name

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