Maximum RiskAfter knowing that a man who died recently in a breakneck car chase, is the twin brother he never knew, a policeman takes his twin brother's place, inherits his problems and a beautiful girlfriend to go undercover to avenge his brother's death.Keywords:
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Directors of "Maximum Risk"Ringo LamBirthdate: 1954, Hong Kong
Creators of "Maximum Risk"Larry FergusonBirthdate: 1940
Critic Reviews of "Maximum Risk"VarietyJuly 08, 2008
It's a visceral delight that refuses to be deterred by niceties of plot or character consistency and prefers sweat to emotion.Time OutJune 24, 2006
A standard Van Damme pic, competently assembled but with little of the manic edge found in director Lam's Hong Kong movies.Washington PostJanuary 22, 2002
There are so many car crashes in Maximum Risk that Van Damme ends up playing second fiddle to an ever-expanding salvage operation.Los Angeles TimesFebruary 14, 2001
Lam not only handles the bravura action set pieces with ease but also a capable international cast as colorful and varied as the film's many locales.San Francisco ChronicleJanuary 01, 2000
It just simmers down, becoming an embarrassing exercise in the pointless and predictable.Houston ChronicleJanuary 01, 2000
Action flicks should be fun, and this one is a bloody bore.TV GuideNovember 02, 2008
The plot holds together pretty well, which is not always the case in Van Damme's movies, and does not require the concoction of labored explanations for his pronounced accent.Movie MetropolisAugust 20, 2008
...the movie has some good moments of intrigue and adventure, and with a more charismatic hero it might have worked better.Groucho ReviewsAugust 13, 2008
The energetic action isn't quite enough to overcome an undernourished story. [Blu-Ray]Bryant Frazer's Deep FocusSeptember 25, 2003
For sweet bloody thrills, this one beats the summer blockbuster competition hands-down.Palo Alto WeeklyMay 20, 2003
Villains curl their upper lip and snarl in bad Russian accents, while Van Damme bungles four-word sentences.MovieholeApril 27, 2003
Premium Van Damme...Henstridge is eye-poppingly appealing
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