GenreAction, Adventure, Drama Duration LanguageEnglish
Release dateJuly 1981 WriterRobert Clouse (screenplay), Emil Farkas (based on a screenplay by), George Goldsmith (based on a screenplay by) GenresAction Film, Drama, Adventure Film CastJoe Lewis (Jim Martin), Bong Soo Han (Rev. Rhee (as Master Bong Soo Han)), Sonny Barnes (Lockjaw), Richard Norton (Ezekiel), Benny Urquidez (Billy Ortega) Similar moviesSalt, Intimate Confessions of a Chinese Courtesan, Mad Max: Fury Road, Taken 3, Brooklyn's Finest, Sea of Love
TaglineFive against a thousand... The odds are even.
Force: Five is a 1981 film directed by Robert Clouse. It stars Joe Lewis and Bong Soo Han, 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.
Joe Lewis as Jim Martin
Bong Soo Han as Rev. Rhee
Sonny Barnes as Lockjaw
Richard Norton as Ezekiel
Benny Urquidez as Billy Ortega
Amanda Wyss as Cindy Lester (as Mandy Wyss)
Joe Corley (uncredited)
"...Enough violent grunt and kick interludes to please....[The] talent looks good in the fight scenes..." Variety - Lor. (07/08/1991)
On February 11, 2014, Scorpion Releasing released Force: Five on DVD.