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How many movies with Filipino Martial Arts in them.

1. The Pacific Connection
2. Arnis Sticks of Death
3. Brain Smasher {w/Dice Clay}
4. Blade
5. Angel Fist

How many can we ad?
 
Out For Justice (sticks is Dan Inosanto in a bad wig)
Best of the Best 3 or is it 4
Blood Sport 3 or 4 I don't know

I would really like to see the Arnis movie. Where can I get it
Jim
 
These two movies feature Roland Dantes and are from the 70's. You will have to search.
 
Aren't single and double stick a Black Belt Kenpo requirement? It is clear that Kali influenced that as Speakman did a nice Sinawali in that movie.
Miller
 
In an interview Speakman did shortly after "Perfect Weapon" was released, Speakman claimed that his stickfighting in that movie was all kenpo. He pretty much outright denied any FMA influence at all.

Cthulhu
 
As far as the stick work goes in "Parkers' Kenpo" goes it is non-filipino. This is why I get a lot of seminars in Kenpo schools. Basically their use of the stick is doing thier hand techiques with sticks in there hands.
 
Thanks for the input. I would have thought it to be influenced from FMA. I know it was Ed who turned Dan onto FMA and told him he needed to check it out. Thought by that he had some experience with it as well and drew the stick work from it. Thanks for clearing that up.
Jim
 
What a lot of people don't know is that GM Remy Presas also helped Guro Dan I. get into FMA!
 
Yes he did. He was one of Dan's Instructors as well as Leo Gage, Floro Villebraile, Angle Cabalas, and many others. As faras a push Bruce Lee also told Dan to explore FMA but cautioned him to not "marry" to any particular art as it would tie him. He thought that Dan would be partial for cultural resaons to FMA. Bruce sited the fact that he left Chinese arts to find the "truth" even though culutral ties to loyality to a system was significantly pressured on him. Incidently Bruce Lee loved Muay Thai as well as Savate.
Jim Miller
 
Renegade:
It looks like you're on line. Tell me some about Bando
Miller
 
Didn't Remy Presas get a big bang of exposure at one of the Ed Parker International Karate Championships in Long Beach?
 
I think Ed Parker's tournaments brought a LOT of martial artists into the limelight. Like Dan Inosanto said in a recent interview, Ed Parker was way ahead of his time.

Cthulhu
 
Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever
Game of Death, the original release and the AMC special edition.
The Mummy Returns - Balisong
The Scorpion King - Sword, Double Sword
 
These movies starred Jeff Wincot and he use to throw a lot of fma into his movies. MoJ, the first movie below, had a awesome scene in it where he took out a whole room filled with stick fighters

Mission of Justice
Deadly Bet
Martial Outlaw
Martial Law 1 or 2?

Jet Li's Kiss of the Dragon had a stick fighting scene as well but I don't know if it was fma

Lorenzo Lamas's Bounty Tracker had a scene as well that I thought was cool.
 
Bourne Identity was supposedly all Kali and most of Bruce Lee's movies had some kind of Filipino Martial Art in them at some point :shrug:
 
Originally posted by Master of Blades
most of Bruce Lee's movies had some kind of Filipino Martial Art in them at some point :shrug:

Beides Game of Death I don't recall any FMA in his other movies. Can you refresh our memories?
 
Originally posted by Renegade
Beides Game of Death I don't recall any FMA in his other movies. Can you refresh our memories?

Nope :shrug:
 
Originally posted by Renegade
Beides Game of Death I don't recall any FMA in his other movies. Can you refresh our memories?

There's double-stick in Enter the Dragon that I believe was Dan Inosnato-influenced.
 
Jet Li used some sticks in the KISS OF THE DRAGON. It was chinese influened Wu-Shu but it sure looked COOL !!!

-_Jermey Bays
 

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