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Heatseeker (1995)

A kickboxing champion is forced to fight cyborgs in a tournament when the company kidnaps his fiancee.

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Albert Pyun

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Albert Pyun (story), Albert Pyun (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Keith Cooke ... Chance O'Brien
Tina Cote Tina Cote ... Jo (as Tina Coté)
Norbert Weisser ... Tsui Tung
Gary Daniels ... Xao
Thom Mathews ... Bradford
Selena Chau-yuet You Selena Chau-yuet You ... Liu (as Selena Mangh)
Tony Mabesa ... Elder
Augusto Victa ... Older Elder
Tim Thomerson ... Oldest Elder
Burton Richardson Burton Richardson ... Raul Lono
Jahi J.J. Zuri Jahi J.J. Zuri ... Tal Aziz
Kelly Montgomery Kelly Montgomery ... 1st Bio Man
Cris Aguilar Cris Aguilar ... 2nd Bio Man (as Kris Aguilar)
Mary Courtney Mary Courtney ... Catwoman / Referee
Richard Olney Richard Olney ... Official
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Storyline

A kickboxer declines an invitation to participate in a kickboxing championship where a company plans to plant cyborg-enhanced fighters. When he declines, the company kidnaps his fiancée forcing his participation. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Meet the Ultimate Warrior in Cyber-Technology

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Action | Drama | Sci-Fi

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Rated R for martial arts violence and some sexuality and language | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 June 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Fonikos mahitis See more »

Filming Locations:

Metro Manila, Philippines See more »

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Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color
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Z grade movie had potential
28 April 2002 | by hayden-8See all my reviews

In the future scientifically enhanced fighters do battle at a tournament arranged by the Corporations who developed the technology.

With a bigger budget, a better cast and a more capable director, Heatseeker actually had some potential. Unfortunately, it is poorly acted, badly photographed, and there is a dreadful music score. The sets could also have been much better. The only thing going for it is some halfway decent fight sequences. But this isn't enough to warrant even one star.


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