Opening

100% Guardians of the Galaxy Aug 01
—— Get On Up Aug 01
93% Calvary Aug 01
—— Behaving Badly Aug 01
50% Child Of God Aug 01

Top Box Office

57% Lucy $44.0M
62% Hercules $29.0M
91% Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes $16.4M
57% The Purge: Anarchy $9.9M
43% Planes: Fire And Rescue $9.3M
18% Sex Tape $6.0M
17% Transformers: Age of Extinction $4.6M
15% And So It Goes $4.6M
23% Tammy $3.4M
90% A Most Wanted Man $2.7M

Coming Soon

—— Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Aug 08
—— Step Up: All In Aug 08
—— Into The Storm Aug 08
86% What If Aug 08
—— The Hundred-foot Journey Aug 08

New Episodes Tonight

—— The Fosters: Season 2
—— Hit the Floor: Season 2
—— Longmire: Season 3
—— Major Crimes: Season 3
73% Murder in the First: Season 1
—— Switched at Birth: Season 3
67% Teen Wolf: Season 4
62% Under the Dome: Season 2

Discuss Last Night's Shows

—— Agatha Christie's Poirot : Season 12
100% Falling Skies: Season 4
79% Halt and Catch Fire: Season 1
64% The Last Ship: Season 1
100% Last Tango in Halifax: Season 2
69% The Leftovers: Season 1
60% The Lottery: Season 1
87% Manhattan: Season 1
100% Masters of Sex: Season 2
50% The Musketeers: Season 1
78% Ray Donovan: Season 2
46% Reckless: Season 1
87% The Strain: Season 1
50% True Blood: Season 7
—— Unforgettable: Season 2
80% Vicious: Season 1
—— Witches of East End: Season 2

Certified Fresh TV

85% The Bridge (FX): Season 2
83% Extant: Season 1
79% Halt and Catch Fire: Season 1
100% Masters of Sex: Season 2
73% Murder in the First: Season 1
97% Orange is the New Black: Season 2
97% Orphan Black: Season 2
82% Satisfaction: Season 1
87% The Strain: Season 1
85% Welcome to Sweden: Season 1
77% You're the Worst: Season 1

Kickboxer (1989)

tomatometer

No Reviews Yet...

Release Date: Sep 8, 1989 Wide

audience

65

liked it
Average Rating: 3.1/5
User Ratings: 50,860

My Rating

Movie Info

Jean Claude Van Damme kicks up his heels once again in this action film. Van Damme plays Kurt Sloane, the brother of American kickboxing champion Eric Sloane (Dennis Alexio). Having bested the best in the United States, Eric takes off to Bangkok with little brother Kurt to defeat the kickboxing champion of Thailand. However, while Eric wins the fight, his career is finished for good when his opponent, the malicious Tong Po (Michel Qissi) breaks his spine after the final bell sounds, putting Eric

R,

Drama, Action & Adventure

,

Jun 8, 1999

HBO Video

Watch It Now

Cast

Latest News on Kickboxer

May 13, 2014:
The Kickboxer Reboot Has Its Stars
UFC fighter Georges St. Pierre, WWE veteran Dave Bautista, and stuntman Alain Moussi round out your...
May 6, 2014:
Stephen Fung Wants to Direct a "Gritty" and "Brutal" Kickboxer Remake
And will Van Damme get at least a cameo? "Maybe."

ADVERTISEMENT

Friend Ratings

No Friends? Inconceivable! Log in to see what your friends have to say.

All Critics (7) | Top Critics (2) | Fresh (2) | Rotten (2) | DVD (5)

It is exactly what it looks like. That can be a good thing.

June 27, 2003
New Times

Audience Reviews for Kickboxer

[img]http://images.rottentomatoes.com/images/user/icons/icon14.gif[/img]
March 11, 2014
Directors Cat
Directors Cat

Super Reviewer

His second best martial arts fest, the same kinda story as 'Bloodsport' with the same kinda revenge subplot and the same kinda outcome, but its great fun. Watching JCVD get there through some excellent training scenes/tests whilst we learn of criminal activity behind the scenes in a typically classic 80's way is just sheer joy.

The cast again is a good mix of west/east and if you look closely many are part of JCVD's stable of faces that are reused in a few of his old martial arts adventures.

Of course its 100% predictable and virtually plays out in exactly the same way as 'Bloodsport'. The fights all look decent and realistic accept for the final showdown perhaps, some nice music accompanies and a great performance from Dennis Chan as 'Xiao'.
October 23, 2011
phubbs1

Super Reviewer

This in reality is around a 2-2.5 star movie but I love Van Damme. Time to Muy Thai.
September 10, 2009
Chiefilms
Lenny Muggsy

Super Reviewer

    1. Karl Sloane: Watch your wallet.
    2. Eric Sloane: She doesn't want my wallet. She wants to make it with the champ!
    – Submitted by Nick S (13 months ago)
    1. Karl Sloane: [looking up at Freddy Lee] I want Tong Po! Give me Tong Po!
    – Submitted by Francis L (2 years ago)
    1. Tong Po: [after beating Kurt senseless in a round of kickboxing] You bleed like Mylee! Mylee... good fuck!
    – Submitted by Chris M (2 years ago)
View all quotes (3)

Discussion Forum

Discuss Kickboxer on our Movie forum!

What's Hot On RT

Cosplay Gallery
Cosplay Gallery

See over 250 Comic-Con Costumes!

<em>Let's Be Cops</em>
Let's Be Cops

Video: Riggle, Key, and Wayans Jr.

Box Office
Box Office

Lucy's brains beat...

Weekly Ketchup
Weekly Ketchup

Idris Elba joins King Arthur

Episode 33
Episode 33

The Leftovers recap

Find us on:                     
Help | About | Jobs | Critics Submission | Press | API | Licensing | Mobile