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Bryan C. Darling | New Port Richey, FL | 05/09/2004
(5 out of 5 stars)
"Ahh, Firepower, I've had this flick on an old VHS tape for years and I was Stoked to see it come out on DVD.
For a low budget action flick it's pretty entertaining, the "plot" is fairly simple, 2 cops go undercover as "Death Ring" fighters in order to uncover the wareabouts of a secret lab producing a fake AIDS vaccine, theres something about a wife who doesn't want the lead guy to be a cop anymore and a Death Ring hostess who wants out of the "Hellzone" but thats all just background noise. The real focus is the fighting, and theres lots of it! Theres some great one on one fighting to be seen in the Death Ring, as low lives battle it out for prize money while an entertaining ring announcer gives the play by play we get to see some pretty good work with the fists, feet and various weapons.
Also, one can't understate the positively glowing acting of Jim "Ultimate Warrior" Hellwig, when this man says "Get me out NOW!" boy you really feel it.So if you're looking for some breezy fun for 90 minutes you can't go wrong with this flick."
The year 2007...gas $30 a liter
dominion_ruler | Carolina, USA | 04/20/2007
(3 out of 5 stars)
"Firepower is one of those cheesy martial art movies that tries to take place in the future and the result is even more cheesiness that is just a 1980's looking future. I can't help but notice how this simply makes part of the film suffer, but not all is lost. There are plenty of fights in this film, and it stars familiar faces Chad Mcqueen (Karate Kid, Martial Law) and Gary Daniels (City Hunter, Rage, Bloodmoon).
The year is 2007, and well, here we are also in 2007. Fortunately our real-life 2007 isn't as trashy as this one and there are no "hell-zones" present, where most of the action in Firepower takes place. Chad Mcqueen and Gary Daniels star as a pair of cops who go into the underground world of "Death Ring" fighting to uncover some mysterious aids vaccinethat is supposedly present there. The story doesn't stop there, and eventually deals with personal issues and emotions for the 2 cops.
Overall, the story is ok. There is a huge surprise near the end I did not expect from a film like this. The fights are really the only decent thing about Firewpower. If you are into underground cage fighting with weapons and screaming spectators, this is that kind of movie. None of the fights are exceptional, but most are good and solid for a martial arts film. Gary Daniels is definetly more skilled in Firepower than Chad Mcqueen, which is ironic when the end of the film is near.
A basic martial arts film that is a typical B action movie. The setting in the future makes it suffer more than it should with all its cheesiness glory, but other than that expect an average film."
David L. Larsen | norway | 09/28/2006
(4 out of 5 stars)
"this is a fun flick, but i hate that gary dies in it :("
Firepower the greatest death ring movie of all time
David L. Larsen | 04/21/2000
(5 out of 5 stars)
"Firepower is one of the best films in it's genre. This is a movie that has very little plot but is huge on action. It is one of the best "Deathring" movies of all time... The hellzone is certainly a highlight as well as the "futuristic cop car" aka the chevy lumina van..."