Force: Five

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Force: Five
Force Five.jpg
Directed byRobert Clouse
StarringJoe Lewis
Release date
July 17, 1981
Running time
96 min.
CountryUnited States

Force: Five is a 1981 film directed by Robert Clouse. It stars Joe Lewis and Bong Soo Han,[1] and is a loose remake of the 1976 Jim Kelly action film Hot Potato.


A top government agent assembles a force of five martial arts experts to carry out a near-impossible assignment. They must topple the corrupt organization behind one of the world's most wealthy and powerful religious leaders.



"...Enough violent grunt and kick interludes to please....[The] talent looks good in the fight scenes..." Variety - Lor. (07/08/1991)

Video Release[edit]

On February 11, 2014, Scorpion Releasing released Force: Five on DVD.


  1. ^ "Bong Soo Han, 73; grand master of hapkido won film fans for martial arts". The Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2011-01-22.
  2. ^ "Not Just A Lot Of Kicks". Sports Illustrated. Retrieved 2011-01-22.

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