Only the Strong

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Only the Strong ★½ 1993 (PG-13)

Louis (Dacascos) is a special forces officer who has mastered capoeira, a Brazilian form of kung fu. In Miami, he works with his old teacher (Lewis) to instill discipline in the 12 toughest punks in school by teaching them his martial arts skills. A neighborhood drug lord, related to two of the students, decides to cause trouble for Louis. Dascascos displays some charm along with his physical abilities but the story's ridiculous and the movie hastily put together. 96m/C VHS, DVD . Mark Dacascos, Stacey Travis, Todd Susman, Geoffrey Lewis, Paco Christian Prieto; D: Sheldon Lettich; W: Sheldon Lettich, Luis Esteban; M: Harvey W. Mason.