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Best of the Best (1989)

PG-13
97 min | Action, Drama, Sport

A team from the United States is going to compete against Korea in a Tae Kwon Do tournament. The team consists of fighters from all over the country--can they overcome their rivalry and work together to win?
Director
Robert Radler (as Bob Radler)
Writers
Phillip Rhee (story) | Paul Levine (story) | Max Strom (additional dialogue)
Composer
Cinematographer
Douglas Ryan (as Doug Ryan)
Casting Director
James F. Tarzia (as Jim Tarzia)
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Budget
$5,000,000
Opening weekend
$990,000
Gross (US & Canada)
$1,700,000
Gross (World)
$1,700,000
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Release date
Nov 10, 1989 (United States)

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47 cast members
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Eric Roberts
Alex Grady Alex Grady   See fewer
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Phillip Rhee
Tommy Lee Tommy Lee   See fewer
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James Earl Jones
Frank Couzo Frank Couzo   See fewer
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Sally Kirkland
Catherine Wade Catherine Wade   See fewer
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Chris Penn
Travis Brickley (as Christopher Penn) Travis Brickley (as Christopher Penn)   See fewer
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John Dye
Virgil Keller Virgil Keller   See fewer
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David Agresta
Sonny Grasso Sonny Grasso   See fewer
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Tom Everett
Don Peterson Don Peterson   See fewer
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Louise Fletcher
Mrs. Grady Mrs. Grady   See fewer
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John P. Ryan
Jennings Jennings   See fewer
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Edan Gross
Walter Grady Walter Grady   See fewer
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Simon Rhee
Dae Han Park Dae Han Park   See fewer
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Master Hee Il Cho
Korean Coach Korean Coach   See fewer
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James Lew
Sae Jin Kwon Sae Jin Kwon   See fewer
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Ken Nagayama
Yung Kim Yung Kim   See fewer
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Master Ho Sik Pak
Han Cho (as Ho Sik Pak) Han Cho (as Ho Sik Pak)   See fewer
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Dae Kyu Chang
Tung Sung Moon Tung Sung Moon   See fewer
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Cal Bartlett
Dr. Weisman Dr. Weisman   See fewer
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Helen Funai
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Eugene Choe
Little Tommy Little Tommy   See fewer
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Bob Telford
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The Woman The Woman   See fewer
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David Park
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Chang Park Kim
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Kwang Jae Lee
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Michael E. Burgess
Tournament Fighter (uncredited) Tournament Fighter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Fabian Carrillo
Tournament Fighter (uncredited) Tournament Fighter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mylo Ironbear
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6.4 / 10 | 11,119 votes