Ex-Special Forces soldier Louis Stevens (Mark Dacascos) returns to Miami to find his former high school overrun by drugs and violence. A master of the Brazilian martial art, capoeira, Stevens pledges to straighten out a dozen of the school's worst students by teaching them this demanding and highly-disciplined fighting style. Slowly, his program begins to work, giving the students new hope and purpose. But the local drug lord, himself a martial arts expert, vows to stop Stevens' positive influence. Now Stevens must fight to save his own life, as well as the lives of his rebellious young students.

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Only The Strong (1993)

Action/Martial Arts · 1h 39m

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Ex-Special Forces soldier Louis Stevens (Mark Dacascos) returns to Miami to find his former high school overrun by drugs and violence. A master of the Brazilian martial art, capoeira, Stevens pledges to straighten out a dozen of the school's worst students by teaching them this demanding and highly-disciplined fighting style. Slowly, his program begins to work, giving the students new hope and purpose. But the local drug lord, himself a martial arts expert, vows to stop Stevens' positive influence. Now Stevens must fight to save his own life, as well as the lives of his rebellious young students.

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Status

Released

Languages

English, English

Countries

United States, United States

Production Companies

Twentieth Century Fox, Twentieth Century Fox

Budget

$6,000,000

Revenue

$3,274,000
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Mark Dacascos

Louis Stevens
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Stacey Travis

Dianna
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Geoffrey Lewis

Kerrigan
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Paco Christian Prieto

Silverio
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Todd Susman

Cochran
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Jeffrey Anderson-Gunter

Philippe
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Richard Coca

Orlando
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Roman Cardwell

Shay
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Ryan Bollman

Donovan
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Christian Klemash

Eddie
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John Fionte

Cervantes
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Joselito 'Amen' Santo

Javier
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John Gregory Kasper

Coach Kasper
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Phyllis Sukoff

Mrs. Esposito
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Antoni Corone

Green Beret Sergeant
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Mellow Man Ace

Student Rapper
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Felipe Savahge

Brazilian
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Luis Esteban

Brazilian
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Jim Vickers

Police Sergeant
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Mark Salem

Cop
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Joann Dukes

Newscaster
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David Luther

School Security Guard
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Adeniri S. Ajamu

Chief Aiamo
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Alan Jordan

Chop Shop Foreman
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Frank Dux

Welder
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Tony DeLeoni

Mechanic
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Diego Pérez

Mechanic
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Diane Fraind

Teacher
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Henry Friand

Teacher
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Salvador Levy

Cuban Coffee Drinker
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Junior Biggs

Jamaican Dealer
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Iseline Celestin

Haitian Woman
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Donna Kimball

Donovan's Mother
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Steven F. Menkin

Doctor
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Stuart S. Shapiro

John
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Saudia Young

Hooker
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Sergio Pereira

Silverio's Bodyguard
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Michael F. Lagapa

Silverio's Bodyguard
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Ricky Amador

Brazilian Gang #1
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Robert D. Cortes

Brazilian Gang #2
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Kevin J. Fernandez

Brazilian Gang #3
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Fernando Hayes

Brazilian Gang #4
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Jorge A. Smith

Brazilian Gang #5
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Steven Tarrago

Brazilian Gang #6
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Tony Delano

Brazilian Gang #7
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Gino Salvano

Brazilian Gang #8
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Marq Withers

Philippe's Bodyguard
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Dwight D. Woods

Jamaican Gang
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Ernest Simmons

Jamaican Gang
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Danny Downey

Capoeira Student #1
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Ricky Do

Capoeira Student #2
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Rigo Hernandez

Capoeira Student #3
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Peter Kerwin

Capoeira Student #4
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Jean Rony Norteius

Capoeira Student #5
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Elvis St. Hilaire

Capoeira Student #6
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Ricky Simon

Capoeira Student #7
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Michael Kimling

Capoeira Student #8
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César Carneiro

Brazilian Capoeira Performer
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Claudio Carnerio

Brazilian Capoeira Performer
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Paulo Silva

Brazilian Capoeira Performer
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Djalma Peraira

Brazilian Capoeira Performer
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Claudia Gutierrez

Brazilian Capoeira Performer
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Tyler Bowe

Gang Member (uncredited)
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Joe Bucaro III

Mechanic #1 (uncredited)
Crew
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Sheldon Lettich

Director
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Sheldon Lettich

Producer
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Harvey W. Mason

Music
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Sheldon Lettich

Writer
Disc Releases
Disc Title Front Cover

Only The Strong

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

12/16/2003

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