Sep 04, 1998 · Hong Kong superstar and director Sammo Hung served as the film's 2nd unit director. The release print of "Knock Off" suffers from the removal of a lot of the martial arts action shot for the film, with a couple of sequences being very heavily edited. The final battle between Jean-Claude Van Damme's character and Australian actor/stuntman Michael Miller is less than half of the action shot for their fight, and upon careful viewing you can pick up the fact that the fight has raged across ...
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Knock Off is a 1998 action film directed by Tsui Hark and starring Jean-Claude Van Damme and Rob Schneider. The film was released in the United States on September 4, 1998. The title is a double entendre, as the term colloquially refers to both counterfeit goods as well as targeted killing.
"Knock Off" is set in Hong Kong and Jean-Claude Van Damme stars as a fashion designer who is unwillingly selling knock off clothes which easily tear.
"Knock Off" isn't a martial arts movie as much as it is a general action film; there are some decent chases and shootouts and plenty of green-tinged explosions, all of which take precedence over Van Damme's three hand-to-hand fights (not including the studio-sabotaged finale on the boat).
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Knock Off. (1998) ·. 1 hr 31 min. R. Action. When a fashion designer gets caught selling counterfeit jeans, he can either go to jail or join forces with the C.I.A. on a terrorism mission. DIRECTOR. Hark Tsu.
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