Best Jean-Claude Van Damme movies

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Best Jean-Claude Van Damme movies
We present our ranking of the best Jean-Claude Van Damme movies. Do you love cinema? Or are you looking for a movie of your favorite actor to watch tonight? Surely you have some to see or that you did not know yet about Jean-Claude Van Damme.

TOP 25:
The Quest
The Quest
Character: Christopher Dubois
Genre: Action, Adventure
Release: 1996
Ghang-gheng, the ancient winner-take-all competition in which the deadliest fighters from around the world employ the most spectacular feats of martial arts skills ever displayed in order to win the prized Golden Dragon. But fighting prowess alone will not be enough for Chris to triumph over such daunting foes.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jon Cryer movies?

TOP 24:
Double Impact
Double Impact
Character: Alex / Chad Wagner
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 1991
Jean Claude Van Damme plays a dual role as Alex and Chad, twins separated at the death of their parents. Chad is raised by a family retainer in Paris, Alex becomes a petty crook in Hong Kong. Seeing a picture of Alex, Chad rejoins him and convinces him that his rival in Hong Kong is also the man who killed their parents. Alex is suspicious of Chad, especially when it comes to his girlfriend.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Bolo Yeung movies?


TOP 23:
Death Warrant
Death Warrant
Character: Louis Burke
Genre: Action
Release: 1990
The Canadian policeman Louis Burke is assigned in a jail to investigate the murders of prisoners and jailors. When in jail, Louis, using his outstandings martial arts skills, is able to save his life and make himself respected in that violent world. At least, helped by two another prisoners, he succeded in finding the truth about the dreadful crimes. In a violent and corrupt prison, decorated cop Louis Burke must infiltrate the jail to find answers to a number of inside murders. What he finds is a struggle of life and death tied in to his own past.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Cynthia Gibb movies?

TOP 22:
No Retreat, No Surrender
No Retreat, No Surrender
Character: Ivan Kraschinsky the Russian
Genre: Action
Release: 1986
Young Jason Stillwell (Kurt McKinney) moves with his parents to Seattle, where local bullies harass them without mercy. Jason's father Tom (Tim Baker) does not believe in violence, so the family takes it on the chin. One day Jason enrolls in a martial arts class and quietly rises in rank to be a major contender. His mettle is tested in an international match against Ivan, a Russian champion.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Matthias Hues movies?

TOP 21:
Sudden Death
Sudden Death
Character: Darren Francis Thomas McCord
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller, Drama
Release: 1995
When a man's daughter is suddenly taken during a championship hockey game – with the captors demanding a billion dollars by game's end – he frantically sets a plan in motion to rescue her and abort an impending explosion before the final buzzer.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Michael Gaston movies?


TOP 20:
Wake of Death
Wake of Death
Character: Ben Archer
Genre: Action
Release: 2004
Action superstar, Jean-Claude Van Damme (Universal Soldier, Street Fighter), is back and at his hard-hitting best as Ben Archer, an ex-mob enforcer seeking revenge against a ruthless Chinese kingpin responsible for his wife's brutal murder. When Archer joins forces with his old underworld friends, an all-out war is waged against the Chinese Triad in this pulse-pounding action thriller.

TOP 19:
Timecop
Timecop
Character: Max Walker
Genre: Action, Crime, Science Fiction, Thriller
Release: 1994
An officer for a security agency that regulates time travel, must fend for his life against a shady politician who has a tie to his past.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jason Scott Lee movies?

TOP 18:
6 Bullets
6 Bullets
Character: Samson Gaul
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Release: 2012
An ex-mercenary known for finding missing children is hired by a mixed martial arts fighter whose daughter has been kidnapped.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Kris Van Damme movies?


TOP 17:
Nowhere to Run
Nowhere to Run
Character: Sam Gillen
Genre: Action
Release: 1993
Escaped convict Sam Gillen single-handedly takes on ruthless developers who are determined to evict a widow with two young children.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Rosanna Arquette movies?

TOP 16:
In Hell
In Hell
Character: Kyle LeBlanc
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Release: 2003
A man must survive a prison where hardened criminals battle to the death for the warden's entertainment.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Michael Gross movies?

TOP 15:

Assassination Games

Assassination Games
Character: Vincent Brazil
Genre: Action
Release: 2011
Brazil is a contract killer, willing to take any job if the price is right. Flint left the assassin game when a ruthless drug dealer’s brutal attack left his wife in a coma. When a contract is put out on the same coldblooded drug dealer, both Brazil and Flint want him dead – one for the money, the other for revenge. With crooked Interpol agents and vicious members of the criminal underworld hot on their trail, these two assassins reluctantly join forces to quickly take out their target before they themselves are terminated.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Scott Adkins movies?


TOP 14:

Breakin'

Breakin'
Character: Spectator in First Dance Sequence
Genre: Music
Release: 1984
A struggling young dancer joins forces with two breakdancers and together they become a street sensation.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Ice-T movies?

TOP 13:

The Bouncer

The Bouncer
Original Title: Lukas
Character: Lukas
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Release: 2018
A tough nightclub bouncer struggling to raise his 8-year-old daughter is forced to go undercover after an unfortunate event.

TOP 12:

Universal Soldier

Universal Soldier
Character: Luc Devreux/GR44
Genre: Thriller, Action, Science Fiction, Crime
Release: 1992
An American soldier who had been killed during the Vietnam War is revived 25 years later by the military as a semi-android, UniSols, a high-tech soldier of the future. After the failure of the initiative to erase all the soldier's memories, he begins to experience flashbacks that are forcing him to recall his past.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Michael Jai White movies?

TOP 11:

Lionheart

Lionheart
Character: Leon Gaultier
Genre: Action
Release: 1990
Lyon Gaultier is a deserter in the Foreign Legion arriving in the USA entirely hard up. He finds his brother between life and death and his sister-in-law without the money needed to heal her husband and to maintain her child. To earn the money needed, Gaultier decides to take part in some very dangerous clandestine fights.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Ashley Johnson movies?


TOP 10:

The Expendables 2

The Expendables 2
Character: Vilain
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Release: 2012
Mr. Church reunites the Expendables for what should be an easy paycheck, but when one of their men is murdered on the job, their quest for revenge puts them deep in enemy territory and up against an unexpected threat.

TOP 9:

Narco

Narco
Character: Himself
Genre: Comedy
Release: 2004
Gustave Klopp suffers from narcolepsy, he can fall asleep everwhere at anytime whithout warning. Living a simple life with his wife Pam and his best friend Lenny Bar, Gus decides to undergo therapy sessions and finds out that he can make incredible comics from his dreams.

TOP 8:

Hard Target

Hard Target
Character: Chance Boudreaux
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 1993
When a woman's father goes missing, she enlist a local to aid in her search. The pair soon discover that her father has died at the hands of a wealthy sportsman who hunts homeless men as a form of recreation.

TOP 7:

Last Action Hero

Last Action Hero
Character: Jean-Claude Van Damme
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Action, Comedy, Family
Release: 1993
Danny is obsessed with a fictional movie character action hero Jack Slater. When a magical ticket transports him into Jack's latest adventure, Danny finds himself in a world where movie magic and reality collide. Now it's up to Danny to save the life of his hero and new friend.

TOP 6:

Kickboxer

Kickboxer
Character: Kurt Sloane
Genre: Action, Thriller
Release: 1989
If your enemy refuses to be humbled... Destroy him. Accompanied by his brother Kurt (Van Damme), American kickboxing champion Eric Sloane (Dennis Alexio), arrives in Thailand to defeat the Eastern warriors at their own sport. His opponent: ruthless fighter and Thai champion, Tong Po. Tong not only defeats Eric, he paralyzes him for life. Crazed with anger, Kurt vows revenge.


TOP 5:

Kung Fu Panda 3

Kung Fu Panda 3
Character: Master Croc (voice)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family
Release: 2016
Continuing his "legendary adventures of awesomeness", Po must face two hugely epic, but different threats: one supernatural and the other a little closer to his home.

TOP 4:

JCVD

JCVD
Character: J.C.V.D.
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Release: 2008
Between his tax problems and his legal battle with his wife for the custody of his daughter, these are hard times for the action movie star who finds that even Steven Seagal has pinched a role from him! Jean-Claude Van Damme returns to the country of his birth to seek the peace and tranquility he can no longer enjoy in the United States.

TOP 3:

Kung Fu Panda 2

Kung Fu Panda 2
Character: Master Croc (voice)
Genre: Animation, Family
Release: 2011
Po is now living his dream as The Dragon Warrior, protecting the Valley of Peace alongside his friends and fellow kung fu masters, The Furious Five - Tigress, Crane, Mantis, Viper and Monkey. But Po’s new life of awesomeness is threatened by the emergence of a formidable villain, who plans to use a secret, unstoppable weapon to conquer China and destroy kung fu. It is up to Po and The Furious Five to journey across China to face this threat and vanquish it. But how can Po stop a weapon that can stop kung fu? He must look to his past and uncover the secrets of his mysterious origins; only then will he be able to unlock the strength he needs to succeed.

TOP 2:

Bloodsport

Bloodsport
Character: Frank Dux
Genre: Action
Release: 1988
Frank Dux has entered the "kumite", an illegal underground martial-arts competition where serious injury and even death are not unknown. Chong Li, a particularly ruthless and vicious fighter is the favorite, but then again Dux has not fought him yet.

TOP 1:

Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films

Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films
Character: Gibson Rickenbacker (archive footage) (uncredited)
Genre: Documentary
Release: 2014
Menahem Golan and Yoram Globus were two movie-obsessed cousins from Israel who became Hollywood’s ultimate gate-crashers. Following their own skewed version of the Great American Dream, they bought an already low-rent brand – Cannon Films – and ratcheted up its production to become so synonymous with schlock that the very sight of its iconic logo made audiences boo throughout the 1980s. And yet who could have foreseen how close they came to nearly taking over Hollywood and the UK film industry?



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