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Gymkata (1985)

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In a standard no-plotter, this is a martial arts showcase for gymnast Kurt Thomas as Jonathan Cabot, the front line man sent out to secure a military foothold in an unfriendly, unnamed country in Eastern Europe near the Caspian sea. Jonathan has to use his lethal weapons (hands and feet) and his ingenuity to chop down legions of adversaries, especially in a one-against-all scene in a rustic village. With scenic Yugoslav landscapes and the attractive Miss Philippines (Tetchie Agbayani) as

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Drama, Action & Adventure

Charles Robert Carner, Dan Tyler Moore

Jun 25, 1991

Warner Home Video

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Mediocre action pulp.

June 24, 2006 Full Review Source: Time Out
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No real film lover could help but muster some affection for this bedraggled action movie, shot in an extremely unpicturesque Yugoslavia on a budget that must number in the hundreds of dollars.

January 1, 2000 Full Review Source: Chicago Reader
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Must be seen to be believed.

October 6, 2012 Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Comment (1)
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...one of the most absurd and flat-out silly actioners to emerge out of the 1980s...

February 14, 2007 Full Review Source: Reel Film Reviews
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The mind boggles!

February 3, 2007 Full Review Source: Filmcritic.com
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It's a little known fact that the Third World bases most of its civic infrastructure on parallel bars and pommel horses.

October 15, 2002
Flipside Movie Emporium

Hey, you got your gymnastics in my karate! No, YOU got your karate in my ... oh never mind. You just won't find a movie much stupider than this one.

July 25, 2002
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Audience Reviews for Gymkata

The thrill of gymnastics! The kill of Karate!
From the director of Enter the Dragon, comes a craptacular shitfest.
July 3, 2011
kenstachnik

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Ask me what is the absolute worst movie I've ever seen. Go ahead. Ask me...
May 10, 2009
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Randy Tippy

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Just thinking about the radness of this film will make your head burst into pieces.
May 5, 2008
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