R | | Action, Thriller
A cop/flic discovers that he had a twin who just got murdered in Nice, France. In order to find out who did it, he takes his place including the cute girlfriend in Little Odessa, NYC.
The subway scene in "Maximum Risk" was actually shot in both NYC and Philadelphia. The foot chase on the street and subway stairs was filmed in the real Brighton Beach Station in Brooklyn, NY. However, the platform scenes were filmed at Philadelphia's Berks Market-Frankford Station with Market-Frankford Subway Cars dressed up in "Q Train" stickers to represent the NYC Subway. When Van Damme's character falls between the tracks, he's back at the actual Brighton Beach Station again.
Parents always lie to their children, to prepare them for the way they'll be treated later by the government.
When Alain is fighting with Red Face in the fire in the beginning, as he is striking his face, you can see Red Face's lips are bloodied. However just before his last strike, there is no blood on Red Face's lips.
18-rated UK video version cut by 9 seconds for violence.
$5,612,707 15 September 1996