One time there was this guy. His name was Billy Blanks. Billy Blanks was a paladin, a warrior and a demi-god who wanted to save attractive people from drug abuse, stop crime with karate kicks and help fat people punch harder. Thankfully for us here at TEC and you dear reader, he was also an accomplished thespian. Thus I give you the best of the sweaty/slimey facial expressions, slightly racist character naming and VHS cover art badassery that is the B-Movie Ballad of
Genre: Action/Martial Arts
Codename: Black Rose
Notable Co-stars: Don "The Dragon" Wilson
If you haven't already surmised, Bloodfist is a shitty rip-off of Bloodsport.
Talons of the Eagle (1992)
Codename: Tyler Wilson
Notable Co-stars: James "Lo Pan" Hong
After the notorious (I guess) Mr. Li (James Hong) kills a few DEA agents in Toronto (random), martial arts champion Tyler Wilson (BB) is sent to investigate (for some reason). Oh wait, never mind. The bad guys are participating in an underground martial arts tournament. Wilson goes undercover and be-friends the nefarious Li in order to get the dibs on some shit and hopes to eventually not die while doing so. I probably should have warned you that shit gets pretty intense from here. Especially involving Billy's shirtless action posing VHS covers. Look at that shine! You can almost taste his funk. Almost...
Back in Action (1993)