Low Blow (film)

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Low Blow (released in the Philippines as The Last Fight to Win: The Bloody End) is a 1986 film edited, shot, and directed by Frank Harris and released through Crown International Pictures. It is about a private investigator that goes on the hunt for a girl who has been taken in by a religious cult. He recruits a team to help him in his quest to rescue the girl. It stars Leo Fong, Cameron Mitchell, Troy Donahue, Akosua Busia and Stack Pierce.

American film
Low Blow
Directed by Frank Harris
Written by Leo Fong
Produced by Leo Fong
Starring Leo Fong
Cameron Mitchell
Troy Donahue
Diane Stevenett
Akosua Busia
Patti Bowling
Stack Pierce
Cinematography Frank Harris
Edited by Frank Harris
Music by Steve Amundsen
Distributed by Crown International Pictures
Country United States
Language English

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A young heiress is in the clutches of a weird religious sect which is based in a rural compound. The cult leader (played by Cameron Mitchell). At his side is a lady called Karma (played by Akosua Busia) who has a vocal prowess. She is also the lover of the leader.[1] Joe Wong (played by Leo Fong) is former policeman,[2][3] who has been hired by her businessman father to bring her back to him safely.[4] He teams up with a group to help him which includes a Vietnam vet and a pro-boxing champ.[5]

Cast
Name Role
Leo Fong Joe Wong
Cameron Mitchell Yarakunda
Troy Donahue John Templeton
Diane Stevenett Diane
Akosua Busia Karma
Patti Bowling Karen Templeton
Stack Pierce Duke
Woody Farmer Fuzzy
Elaine Hightower Cody
Ron Ackerman Police Chief[6]

The film was directed by Frank Harris. Leo Fong produced the film and Hope Holiday was the associate producer.[7] Leo Fong also wrote the story.[8] The film also features Billy Blanks in his first film role.[9][10]

Low Blow was released in the United States in 1986. In the Philippines, the film was released as The Last Fight to Win: The Bloody End by Movierama Films on October 13, 1988, connecting it to the unrelated film Fight to Win; the film poster miscredits Jean-Claude Van Damme as its writer and director.[11][12]

It was released on Vestron in both Beta and VHS formats in 1986.[13]

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