'Jean-Claude Van Damme' stars as a soldier drawn into the world of modern-day gladiators fighting for the amusement of the rich in this fast-moving action thriller. Upon receiving news that his brother in Los Angeles is seriously injured, Lyon Gaultier (Van Damme) deserts the French Foreign Legion from a remote outpost in North Africa. Fleeing from two of the Legion's security force who have orders to bring him back at any cost, Lyon reluctantly turns to the illegal, bare-knuckles underground fighting circuit to raise the money he needs to help his brother's family. This riveting action-adventure combines the raw power and charisma of Van Damme with the exciting world of no-holds-barred street fighting.

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Lionheart (1990)

R

Action/Drama · 1h 48m · 1/11/1991

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Honour or revenge, he has no choice...

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'Jean-Claude Van Damme' stars as a soldier drawn into the world of modern-day gladiators fighting for the amusement of the rich in this fast-moving action thriller. Upon receiving news that his brother in Los Angeles is seriously injured, Lyon Gaultier (Van Damme) deserts the French Foreign Legion from a remote outpost in North Africa. Fleeing from two of the Legion's security force who have orders to bring him back at any cost, Lyon reluctantly turns to the illegal, bare-knuckles underground fighting circuit to raise the money he needs to help his brother's family. This riveting action-adventure combines the raw power and charisma of Van Damme with the exciting world of no-holds-barred street fighting.

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Status

Released

Languages

English, Serbian

Country

United States

Production Companies

Imperial Entertainment Corporation, Guild, Sunil, Wrong Bet Productions

Budget

$6,000,000

Revenue

$24,078,196
Cast
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Jean-Claude Van Damme

Lyon
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Harrison Page

Joshua
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Deborah Rennard

Cynthia
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Lisa Pelikan

Helene
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Ashley Johnson

Nicole Gaultier
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Brian Thompson

Russell
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Voyo Goric

Sgt. Hartog
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Michel Qissi

Moustafa
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George McDaniel

Adjutant
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Eric Karson

Doctor
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Ash Adams

Francois (as Jason Adams)
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William T. Amos

Drug Dealer
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Roz Bosley

Nurse
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Dennis Rucker

Irish Legionnaire (as Dennis Wayne Rucker)
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Billy Blanks

African Legionnaire
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Stefanos Miltsakakis

Jeep Driver
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Lew Hopson

Ship's Mate
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Sebastian Massa

Ship's Engineer
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Roger Etienne

Interpol Inspector
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Douglas DuVal

N.Y. Security Guard
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Lawrence Bender

Garage Fight Heckler
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Tracy Shakespeare

Heckler's Date
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Leonard Gaines

Bookie #1 (as Lenny Gaines)
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Lonnie Burr

Bookie #2
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Christopher M. Brown

Street Gang Leader
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Roger La Page

Landlord
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Loren Freeman

Sales Person
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Tony Valentino

Hospital Technician
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Clement von Franckenstein

English Investor
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Christopher Nixon

German Investor
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Eduardo Ricard

Spanish Investor
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Julie Rudolph

Homeless Mother
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Micheline Lettich

Homeless Child
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Galen Yuen

Desk Bookie
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Jeff Speakman

Mansion Security Man
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Steven R. Purwin

Airplane Pilot
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Freeman King

Homeless Man
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Scott Spiegel

Pool Fight Bookie
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Marc D. Williams

N.Y. Homeless Fighter #1
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Mark De Alessandro

N.Y. Homeless Fighter #2
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James Brewster Thompson

N.Y. 'Monster' Fighter
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Tony 'Satch' Williams

Garage Fighter
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Jeff Langton

Cynthia's Fighter
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Stuart F. Wilson

Scottish Fighter
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Magic Schwarz

Raquetball Fighter
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Paco Christian Prieto

Pool Fighter (as Paco Prieto)
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Abdel Qissi

Attila
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Lindsey Carlos

Street Gang Member #1
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Maurice Lamont

Street Gang Member #2
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Sifu Williams

Street Gang Member #3
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Thunderwolf

Street Gang Member #4 (as Thunder Wolf)
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Carlton Holder

Street Gang Member #5
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Michael M. Foley

Video Fighter #1 (as Michael Foley)
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A.D. Muyich

Video Fighter #2
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Don Pike

BMW Passenger #1
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Dean Milor Thomas

BMW Passenger #2
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Kamel Krifa

Atilla's Bodyguard (uncredited)
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Ray La Rochelle

Fight Dealer (uncredited)
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Sheldon Lettich

Dock worker (uncredited)
Crew
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Sheldon Lettich

Director
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S.N. Warren

Writer
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Jean-Claude Van Damme

Writer
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Sheldon Lettich

Writer
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Disc Releases
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Lionheart

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD Slim, Low))

10/14/2014

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Lionheart

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD, Low))

6/19/2018

Disc Title Front Cover

Lionheart

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

9/8/1998

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