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Balance of Power (1996)

R
92 min | Action

A martial arts expert who runs a dojo for under-privileged kids from a dilapidated warehouse is shaken down by gangsters demanding protection money. Then when one of his students is gunned down in the street by the gang, he swears revenge....See moreA martial arts expert who runs a dojo for under-privileged kids from a dilapidated warehouse is shaken down by gangsters demanding protection money. Then when one of his students is gunned down in the street by the gang, he swears revenge. Meanwhile the gang leader is setting up a death match between the best fighters and is forcing a former trainer to find a new champion by threatening his granddaughter. Written by John Sacksteder See less
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Bill Layton (as Superstar William Layton)
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Updated Jun 25, 1996

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Mar 25, 1997 (United States)

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Mako
Todo Matsumoto Todo Matsumoto   See fewer
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Lisa Jai
Jasmine Matsumoto (as Lisa Boynton) Jasmine Matsumoto (as Lisa Boynton)   See fewer
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Denis Akiyama
Hastishita Hastishita   See fewer
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James Lew
Shinji Takamura Shinji Takamura   See fewer
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Adrian Hough
Slater Slater   See fewer
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Adam Bonneau
Billy Scott Billy Scott   See fewer
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Simon Kim
Tabata Tabata   See fewer
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Christopher Lee Clements
Bodyguard #1 (as Christopher Clements) Bodyguard #1 (as Christopher Clements)   See fewer
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Phil Chiu
Bodyguard #2 Bodyguard #2   See fewer
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Scott Hogarth
Swordsman #1 Swordsman #1   See fewer
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Dave Geneau
Swordsman #2 Swordsman #2   See fewer
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Sam Bennett
Little Joe Little Joe   See fewer
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John Liddle
The Man The Man   See fewer
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Tommy Chang
Referee Referee   See fewer
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Shafiq
Man 2 Man 2   See fewer
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Errol Gee
Man 3 Man 3   See fewer
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Walker Boone
Charlie Charlie   See fewer
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Leon Elkaim
Gambler Gambler   See fewer
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Garry Robbins
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Jung-Yul Kim
Juijitsu Man Juijitsu Man   See fewer
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Tig Fong
Bull Man Bull Man   See fewer
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Michael Russell
Man With Cane (as Michael Russel) Man With Cane (as Michael Russel)   See fewer
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Karen McGarroch
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Ingrid V. Roehm
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Money Girl Money Girl   See fewer
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4.7 / 10 | 304 votes