Take away the flying feet and AMERICAN KICKBOXER 1 could be that dull, dreadful Wallace Beery wrestling picture Barton Fink was having so much trouble trying to write.
Although he's a champ in the ring, international kickboxing champion B.J. Quinn (John Barrett), in the time-honored tradition of boxing pictures, is about to take a fall outside the ring. At a post-bout party after defending his title, Quinn tangles with uppity newcomer Jacques Denard (Brad
Morris) and winds up killing a party guest foolhardy enough to intervene. Quinn does some time in the slammer and comes out stripped of his title and banned from competition. But he hasn't learned his l...