Although it's possible to enjoy isolated sequences of LIONHEART, this is not one of martial arts superstar Jean-Claude Van Damme's better kick-ass vehicles. Sleekly produced and densely plotted, it lacks the excitement of the earlier Van Damme flicks which had a less calculated aura about
When his brother gets torched after welshing drug associates in L.A., Lyon Gaultier (Van Damme) unsuccessfully petitions his superiors in the Foreign Legion for leave to attend to family matters. In a viscerally exciting sequence, Lyon knocks several legionaires out of commission and goes AWOL
international-style. Stowing away helps him land in the hostile environs of M...