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Ultimate Fights from the Movies (2002)

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In their second film compilation following their 'Boogeymen:The Killer Compilation' series, FlixMix takes you into the history of action movies from Hollywood to Hong Kong cinema that spans... See full summary »
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Rab Affleck ... Cutte Dawson (Crossing the Line) (archive footage)
Marc Akerstream ... Tony (Rumble in the Bronx) (archive footage)
Ian Bannen ... Matt Moss (Crossing the Line) (archive footage)
Andy Beckwith ... Erroll (Snatch) (archive footage)
Victor Campos Victor Campos ... Ronnie Echeviera (Scarface) (archive footage)
Jackie Chan ... Wong Fei-Hung (archive footage)
Lauro David Chartrand-DelValle ... Tony Gang Member (Rumble In The Bronx) (as Lauro Chartrand)
Siu-Ho Chin ... Hou (Fists of Legend) (archive footage)
Billy Chow ... General (Fists of Legend) (archive footage)
Billy Connolly ... Frankie (Crossing the Line) (archive footage)
James Copeland James Copeland ... Sam (Crossing the Line) (archive footage)
Russell Crowe ... Maximus (archive footage)
Keith David ... Frank (They Live) (archive footage)
Stephen Dorff ... Deacon Frost (Blade) (archive footage)
Tommy Flanagan ... Cicero (Gladiator) (archive footage)
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In their second film compilation following their 'Boogeymen:The Killer Compilation' series, FlixMix takes you into the history of action movies from Hollywood to Hong Kong cinema that spans a 20-year period. This one features action scenes from 16 action-packed movies featuring action gurus, Jet Li, Michelle Yeoh, Chow Yun-Fat, Jackie Chan, Jean-Claude Van Damme and many more. The DVD edition features a audio commentary from legendary Hong Kong filmmaker, Tsui Hark (Once Upon A Time In China, Zu Warriors, Double Team) and an additional commentary by stuntman/martial arts actor, James Lew that adds a excellent perspective to the action scenes. An instructional featurette by James Lew that will teach viewers the principals of throwing and receiving punches & kicks on film as well as choreographing your own fights. Different profiles of the actors, on-screen trivias of each movie will keep action fans entertained. Written by chris_stoddard_78

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A total overload of extreme action! See more »


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16 April 2002 (USA) See more »

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Flix Mix Vol. 2 Ultimate Fights See more »

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Good effort. A little more thought would be better.
19 July 2003 | by JackDevoeSee all my reviews

It was a great idea to have a DVD with a bunch of fight scenes in it. However, that was the only thing wrong with this DVD. It seems as if the makers just picked out fight scenes from random films. Granted, they chose some great scenes, but I don't think they truly took the time to come up with the best movie fights. DRUNKEN MASTER 2 and FIST OF LEGEND definately belong here. But it was a shame that they only show a few minutes of these two fight scenes. Even BLACK MASK and the awesome THE KILLER suffer from this. It was embarassing to include that so called fight in "The Player's Club." That was a waste of space. Plus all the fight scenes except CROUCHING TIGER were in full frame, so they weren't even presented in their full glory. It would have been nice too if FIST OF LEGEND, DM2, BLACK MASK, THE KILLER, and RUMBLE IN THE BRONX could be presented in their original soundtracks.

The rest of the DVD is great. The audio commentary by James Lew and Tsui Hark (What was he doing here) was interesting to listen to. I also welcomed the documentary on "How to make a fight scene." One of these days, a better compilation DVD will be made.


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