Directed by Newt Arnold. With Jean-Claude Van Damme, Donald Gibb, Leah Ayres, Norman Burton. Follows Frank Dux, an American martial artist serving in the military, who decides to leave the army to compete in a martial arts tournament in Hong Kong where fights to the death can occur.
Bloodsport is a 1988 American martial arts film directed by Newt Arnold.It stars Jean-Claude van Damme, Donald Gibb, Leah Ayres, and Bolo Yeung.The film is partly based on unverified claims made by martial artist Frank Dux. It sold well at the box office, grossing $65 million on a budget of $1.5–2.3 million. Bloodsport was one of Van Damme's first starring films and showcased his athletic ...
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Yes, Bloodsport is cheesy. Yes, the fighting scenes are extremely unrealistic. Yes, there is a cloud of controversy regarding the veracity of this "true" story about the experiences of Frank Dux.
The real Frank Dux, Bloodsport movie true story. See pics and learn about the real Frank Dux played by Jean-Claude Van Damme in the movie Bloodsport. Watch the trailer.
Bloodsport Critics Consensus. This is where it all began for the Muscles from Brussels, but beyond Van Damme's athleticism, Bloodsport is a cliched, virtually plotless exercise in action movie ...
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Frank Dux has entered the “kumite”, an illegal underground martial-arts competition where serious injury and even death are not unknown. Chong Li, a particularly ruthless and vicious fighter is the favorite, but then again Dux has not fought him yet.
A blood sport is a category of sport or entertainment that involves bloodshed. Common examples of the former include combat sports such as cockfighting and dog fighting and some forms of hunting and fishing.Activities characterized as blood sports, but involving only human participants, include the Ancient Roman gladiatorial games.