Kickboxer (1989)

Jean-Claude Van Damme enters a Thai kickboxing championship to avenge his brother, whom an evil opponent left paralyzed.

Rated: R
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Release Date: September 8, 1989
DVD Release Date: June 8, 1999
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Critic Score: 60% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Geoff Andrew
Time Out

Don't see it for psychological complexity, social comment, acting, plot or humour; go, if you must, just for kicks.

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Luke Y. Thompson
New Times

It is exactly what it looks like. That can be a good thing.

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Flixster Audience Score: 64% Flixster User Reviews
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Lenny Muggsy
This in reality is around a 2-2.5 star movie but I love Van Damme. Time to Muy Thai.
Phil Hubbs
His second best martial arts fest, the same kinda story as 'Bloodsport' with the same kinda revenge subplot and the same kinda outcome, but its great… More
Jason Owens
"Kickboxer" was one of Jean-Claude Van Damme's first good fighting movies. Now he's made several, but this is one of the movies that got him… More
Tim Salmons
Early Van Damme action goodness.
Lady D'arbanville
Ok, so Jean Claude Van Damme, wants to get revenge on behalf of someone close to him, he manages to find a martial arts guru for adequate and authentic… More

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