Although it appears unlikely to spawn the sequel for which its title prepares us, REMO WILLIAMS is an above-average thriller, offering a fresh hero based on "The Destroyer" series of novels (at least 120 of which are currently available). A New York City cop (Ward) finds himself shanghaied
by a group of American secret agents led by Harold Smith (Brimley) and given a new face and identity. Now known as Remo Williams (the name was taken from a bedpan in a hospital that read "The Williams Company of Remo, Arkansas"), the new agent is placed under the tutelage of a persnickety Korean
martial arts expert, Chiun (Grey), who teaches him the Zen of international intrigue....