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 … More

Rating: R
Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure
Directed By:
Written By: Dan Tyler Moore, Charles Robert Carner
On DVD: Jun 25, 1991
Warner Home Video

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Critic Reviews for Gymkata

All Critics (11) | Top Critics (2)

Mediocre action pulp.

Full Review… | June 24, 2006
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.

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Chicago Reader
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Must be seen to be believed.

Full Review… | October 6, 2012
Ozus' World Movie Reviews of the most absurd and flat-out silly actioners to emerge out of the 1980s...

Full Review… | February 14, 2007
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The mind boggles!

Full Review… | February 3, 2007

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

Audience Reviews for Gymkata

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

Ken Stachnik

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Ask me what is the absolute worst movie I've ever seen. Go ahead. Ask me...

Randy Tippy

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

Tsubaki Sanjuro

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