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Desert Heat (1999)

Inferno (original title)
In the spring, the full moon shines for the warrior who has lost his way. Coyote is the spirit that leads back to life. If he follows the coyote when the moon is full, the warrior will see the path once more...

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Eddie Lomax (Van Damme) is a vetern soldier sick of life, wandering the desert looking for a reason to die. An incident with a few thugs from the nearby town who steal Eddies motorbike and beat him almost to death, starts in Eddie a flame for revenge. Helped by Mr. Early, and some other good fellows, Eddie is out for vengeance. Written by Anonymous

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Left for dead. Burning for revenge.


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Rated R for violence, language, some drug use and a sex scene | See all certifications »

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25 September 1999 (USA)  »

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$15,000,000 (estimated)
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Near the end, the bus driver invites a waitress to see the Japanese movie Yojimbo (1961) with him. This film is a remake of that. See more »

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When Eddie's lying on the ground in the desert talking to Johnny, he inserts a clip into the .45 and cocks it. But when he stands up the clip is out and he inserts another one. See more »

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Leon: Hey! If you're looking for UFOs, take a fucking hike.
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Nearer My God to Thee
Written by Sarah F. Adams (uncredited) and Eliza Flower (uncredited)
Arranged by Stacy McAdams
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Serves to be one of JCVD's best films!
1 April 2002 | by See all my reviews

"Desert Heat" is JCVD's second direct-to-video film (his first was "Legionnaire"). After watching this, I just realized this isn't just your typical action film. This movie is action filled with comedy (with costars like Pat Morita (Mr. Miyagi from "The Karate Kid," Vincent Schiavelli, and Bill Erwin). It's just a good mix. Now, I'm a big fan of Jean-Claude Van Damme and I love all of his films (including his big duds and failures like "Street Fighter," "Double Team," Maximum Risk," "Knock Off," etc.) but, this is one of his best films. If you like Van Damme, then you're in for a treat. Enjoy this movie while you can.

A+ 13/13 ****** (out of ****** stars)


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