History Film / Kickboxer

13th Oct '15 5:29:57 PM Cieloazul
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** Which was famously censored in the Spanish dub, changing the last part of the sentence to "and that any mule could kick better than them" in order to remove the sexual reference.
16th Aug '15 12:07:40 AM Qube
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* CallingYourAttacks: As the final fight wears on, Tong Po starts getting cocky; At the opening of each round he indicates what limbs he plans to beat Kurt with. Kurt, having been coerced into throwing the fight, must endure the blatant showboating.



* FakeNationality: Moroccan-Belgian actor Michel Qissi as the Thai kickboxer Tong Po.


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* GoodSmokingEvilSmoking: Winston, who is unquestionably a good guy, is frequently seen with a cigar in his teeth.


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* MrViceGuy: Winston smokes, drinks, chases skirts and doesn't agree to help Kurt find Xian until he spends a night partying with him, but his second meeting with Kurt is helping Kurt take his brother to a hospital after the latter is unceremoniously dumped in the street after being seriously injured.
14th May '15 9:37:54 PM justme13
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* KickTheDog: Tong Po commits two of these during the movie: paralyzing Eric from the waist down despite Kurt throwing in the towel, and beating and raping Mylee.
** Later, some minions attack Eric, throw him from his wheelchair, and then they literally stab Xian's dog.


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* KickTheDog: Tong Po commits two of these during the movie: paralyzing Eric from the waist down despite Kurt throwing in the towel, and beating and raping Mylee.
** Later, some minions attack Eric, throw him from his wheelchair, and then they literally stab Xian's dog.
22nd Feb '15 9:34:02 AM Exxolon
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* ArrogantKungFuGuy: Eric at the beginning of the movie.

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* ArrogantKungFuGuy: Eric at the beginning of the movie.movie, Tong Po throughout.
23rd May '14 5:50:04 PM irsis
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* ArrogantKungFuGuy: Eric at the beginning of the movie.


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** JerkWithAHeartOfGold: His bond with Kurt helps remind the viewers that he has some likable moments.
5th May '14 1:21:39 AM erforce
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''Kickboxer'' is a 1989 martial arts film starring JeanClaudeVanDamme. It focuses on two brothers, Kurt and Eric Sloane, who go to UsefulNotes/{{Bangkok}} to challenge Tong Po, UsefulNotes/{{Thailand}}'s undefeated kickboxing champion. After a brutal first round, Kurt realizes that the two are out of their league against this guy, and tries to convince his brother to stop the fight, but Eric is unwilling to give up and goes for a second round against him. Tong Po proceeds to hand Eric the worst beating of his life, culminating in paralyzing him from the waist down despite Kurt throwing in the towel in a bid to stop the fight. Kurt is mad as hell and vows to avenge his brother by defeating Tong Po.

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''Kickboxer'' is a 1989 martial arts film starring JeanClaudeVanDamme.Creator/JeanClaudeVanDamme. It focuses on two brothers, Kurt and Eric Sloane, who go to UsefulNotes/{{Bangkok}} to challenge Tong Po, UsefulNotes/{{Thailand}}'s undefeated kickboxing champion. After a brutal first round, Kurt realizes that the two are out of their league against this guy, and tries to convince his brother to stop the fight, but Eric is unwilling to give up and goes for a second round against him. Tong Po proceeds to hand Eric the worst beating of his life, culminating in paralyzing him from the waist down despite Kurt throwing in the towel in a bid to stop the fight. Kurt is mad as hell and vows to avenge his brother by defeating Tong Po.



* MightyWhitey: JeanClaudeVanDamme goes to Thailand and winds up learning muay thai well enough to beat the national champion.

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* MightyWhitey: JeanClaudeVanDamme Creator/JeanClaudeVanDamme goes to Thailand and winds up learning muay thai well enough to beat the national champion.
31st Aug '13 9:21:37 AM Larkmarn
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* MightyWhitey: Goes without saying.

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* MightyWhitey: Goes without saying.JeanClaudeVanDamme goes to Thailand and winds up learning muay thai well enough to beat the national champion.
23rd Aug '13 9:52:15 AM YuiIsMyWife
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* MightyWhitey: Goes without saying.
26th Jun '13 4:16:05 PM JoeP
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-->'''Xian:''' I tell them you say they no good fighters, and that they mother have sex with monkeys!

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-->'''Xian:''' I tell them you say they no good fighters, and that they their mother have sex with monkeys!mules!
26th Dec '12 8:09:13 AM Gitman
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* YourMom: During his training, Xian at one point goads an entire bar into attacking Kurt. After he kicks all their asses, Kurt asks what he told them.
-->'''Xian:''' I tell them you say they no good fighters, and that they mother have sex with monkeys!
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