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‘Kickboxer: Vengeance’ Review

Stars: Dave Bautista, Alain Moussi, Gina Carano, John Claude Van Damme, Georges St-Pierre, Darren Shahlavi, Sara Malakul Lane, T.J. Storm, Matthew Ziff, Sam Medina, Hawn Tran | Written by Dimitri Logothetis, Jim McGrath | Directed by John Stockwell

A remake of the film that turned Jean Claude Van Damme into an action-movie megastar, Kickboxer: Vengeance retreads the story of the brothers Sloan – the only difference here is that the the stakes are higher, the action is more brutal (the glass-on-gloves fight is certainly a Lot more bloody than in the original film) and this time round the bad guy is former WWE man-beast turned actor Dave Bautista and the Muay Thai expert that trains Kurt Sloan to face Tong Po is Van Damme!

For those unfamiliar with the plot, Kickboxer: Vengeance tells the story of Kurt Sloan, younger brother to medal-winning martial artist Eric Sloan. The younger of the two, Kurt has

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