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JCVD

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JCVD, Jean-Claude Van Damme

JCVD

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
92 minutes
Limited Release Date:
11/07/08
performer:
Jean-Claude Van Damme, Zinedine Soualem
director:
Mabrouk El Mechri
author:
Frederic Benudis, Mabrouk El Mechri, Christophe Turpin
genre:
Drama, Comedy, Mystery and Thriller

We gave it a B

If there’s one thing we’ve learned from his knuckle-scraping, neck-snapping exploits over the years, it’s to never count out the Muscles From Brussels. This cheeky riff on Van Damme’s on- and offscreen personae, JCVD, is an unexpectedly clever trip through the looking glass of fame, as the past-his-prime action star is taken hostage ? in a post office (or is he?) and then kicks the captors’ butts (or does he?). All the while, he fights for custody of his daughter. Let the comeback begin. The only EXTRAS are a few weak deleted scenes. B