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      Raw Force

      R 1981 1h 26m Action List
      Reviews 43% Audience Score 500+ Ratings An accountant (Geoffrey Binney) and his karate club fight cannibal monks' zombies on an island. Read More Read Less

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      Brian Orndorf Blu-ray.com It's big, dumb, and loud, but remarkably enchanting during its pursuit of escapism, winning over viewers one sluggish crescent kick and blouse removal at a time. Rated: B Sep 21, 2020 Full Review Dennis Schwartz Dennis Schwartz Movie Reviews It deservedly received little recognition. Rated: C Apr 14, 2015 Full Review Emanuel Levy EmanuelLevy.Com Rated: 2/5 Oct 1, 2005 Full Review Dan Lybarger Hollywood Bitchslap It's cheap; it's tawdry; it's vulgar; and it's almost watchable in a cheesy sort of way. Rated: 2/5 Jan 19, 2005 Full Review Read all reviews

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      Audience Member Absolutely ridiculous mess of comedy, karate, and zombie genres. Rated 1 out of 5 stars 02/27/23 Full Review Audience Member Goofy Gonzo Grindhouse Goodness Rated 3 out of 5 stars 02/14/23 Full Review Audience Member A truly great, great bad movie! Martial arts vs. zombie ninja, monks, samurai and what have you. Sad looking strippers, cannibal monks, prop swords that bend, and character actors I know but can't name or place where I've seen them without IMDB. An interview with the director reveals that the sequel would've co-starred Johnathan Winters. Rated 4 out of 5 stars 01/18/23 Full Review Audience Member When it comes to sleazy action movies that don't make a lot of sense narratively or even logically, you can't get much better than something like Miami Connection. That's a movie that's just chock full of moments that you leave you questioning the actions of the people who made it. That movie could also pass for a PG rating at times because of how straight-laced it is most of the time. There's no nudity, not too much bad language, and not a lot of over-the-top violence, save for the very end. But on the other end of the spectrum is Raw Force, a movie that's Miami Connection's total opposite with heaping amounts of nudity, bad language, and over-the-top violence. Previously known as Kung Fu Cannibals in the U.S., Raw Force is one of those trashy action movies that's never been given a proper home video release until now. It's one of those hidden gems that if you're a good-bad movie fan, you're going to embrace it with open arms. Not a lot makes sense in Raw Force on not just a story level, but with characters as well. And right off the bat, you know you're in for a good-bad movie when somebody like Cameron Mitchell pops up on the screen, who, in my estimation, is one of the reigning kings of bad movie actors. All you have to do is look up the fantastic trailer for this movie and you'll know exactly what you're in for. This is a movie that's out to satisfy its audience with all of the carnage and nudity that one could hope for in a movie as silly and over-the-top as this one is. As a consequence, it's one of my new favorite good-bad movies. Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 01/26/23 Full Review Audience Member Zombies? check. Ninjas? check. Tons of nudity? check. Martial arts and non-stop action? check. Explosions? check. Drunks? check. Machine guns? check. Ancient superstitions? yep. Cameron Mitchell and Hope Holiday? double check. Machine guns and rocket launchers? yeppers. Wacky story that shouldn't work but somehow does? hells yes! Raw Force is the film every 13 year old boy wanted in the 80s... and it delivers! Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 01/28/23 Full Review Audience Member Based on acting, writing, and production value, this is a terrible movie... But based on entertainment value, it's awesome. Rated 4 out of 5 stars 02/21/23 Full Review Read all reviews Post a rating

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      Synopsis An accountant (Geoffrey Binney) and his karate club fight cannibal monks' zombies on an island.
      Director
      Edward D. Murphy
      Producer
      Frank E. Johnson
      Screenwriter
      Edward D. Murphy
      Production Co
      Ansor International
      Rating
      R
      Genre
      Action
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date (DVD)
      Dec 9, 2014
      Runtime
      1h 26m