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No Retreat No Surrender

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Starring (View all)
Kurt McKinney Kurt McKinney
Jason Stillwell
Jean-Claude Van Damme Jean-Claude Van Damme
Ivan Kraschinsky the Russian
J.W. Fails J.W. Fails
R.J. Madison
Kathie Sileno Kathie Sileno
Kelly Reilly
Tai Chung Kim Tai Chung Kim
Sensei Lee
Kent Lipham Kent Lipham
Ron Pohnel Ron Pohnel
Ian Reilly
Dale Jacoby Dale Jacoby
Dean Ramsay

Written by
Corey Yuen Corey Yuen
(original story)


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A very bad movie

13 years, 1 month ago at Jan 12 15:28
To be honest, it has been a while since I have seen this flick but since it was one of the most disappointing movies I have ever seen, Iโ€™m pretty sure I wonโ€™t watch it ever again. Anyway, I remember it very well when I saw the damned thing. Indeed, very early in my life, I started to watch movies obsessively (I was about 12 years old) and I was at first completely fascinated by action movies. ... read more
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A teenage Bruce Lee fanatic, tired of bloody noses and getting beaten up, finds himself a karate instructor. But his instructor is forced out of town by a crime syndicate, he is guided by the ghost of Bruce Lee. His next gym is under threat too from the same syndicate, they have found a secret martial arts weapon Ivan the Russian (Van Damme) but Jason chooses to fight back...
Release date: 2 May 1986
Tags: Drama (5), Martial Arts (5), Action (4), 1986 (3), Cold War (3), Violence (3), Revenge (3), Ghost (2), Independent Film (2), Seattle Washington (2), Bruce Lee (2), Karate (2), Challenge (2), Contest (2), Cascadia (1), 09 (1), Action Hero (1), HQ (1), Tournament (1), 80's (1)
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Pop Culture Phenomenon Films: 80โ€™s (1441 movies items)

" No Retreat, No Surrender is a 1985 martial arts film directed by Corey Yuen in his American film directorial debut. The film stars Kurt McKinney, with a supporting cast of Jean-Claude Van Damme, J.W. Fails, Kathie Sileno and Tai-chung Kim. The film was released in Italy on October 20, 1985, and the United States on May 2, 1986. McKinney performs as Jason Stillwell, an American teenager who learns martial arts from the spirit of Bruce Lee. Stillwell uses these lessons to defend his martial a"

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" "Beat it, Brucey! Go home and play with your wooden dolly!" Directed by Corey Yuen Written by Corey Yuen, See-Yuen Ng and Keith W. Strandberg Music by Frank Harris Cinematography by David Golia and John Huneck Editing by Hung Poon"

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"KaratetigrisKarate TigerThis is also the German title of the movie. "

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