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U.S. soldier Frank Dux (Jean-Claude Van Damme) 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 difficult training and beginning a romance with journalist Janice Kent (Leah Ayres), Frank is given the opportunity to fight. But can he survive? Commissioned by Adam F. (10/15/21).
Release date: February 26, 1988 (USA)
Director: Newt Arnold
Music by: Paul Hertzog
Location: Hong Kong republicworld.com
Box office: $50 million
Story by: Sheldon Lettich