"This is for you, Shidoshi!" - Frank Dux
Jean-Claude Van Damme has an uncredited role as an editor for this film. How about that! He plays Frank Dux. He gets in a tournament. He fights. He's awesome at it. And he gets to perform a few of the most epic of splits.
Forest Whitaker is in this movie as CID officer Rawlins, who goes after Dux in Hong Kong (that's where the tournament takes place) to arrest him for desertion (Dux left the army so he can participate in the tournament).
The tournament is called Kumite, it is illegal, it takes place every five years and the best fighters around the globe are secretly invited to participate. You win by…