Sworn to Justice (1996) from Tuna

Sworn to Justice (1996) stars former kick-boxing champion Cynthia Rothrock as:
A woman whose sister and nephew are killed during a robbery at her home
A psychologist
An expert witness in competency hearings
A Kung Fu revenger and vigilante
A psychic
A hot piece of ass
Great with a knife and gun


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DVD info from Amazon.

  • bare bones

  • no widescreen

Not a big surprise that she produced this film. She spends the entire film revenging her sister and getting laid. She shows her right breast briefly in a love scene,  buns wearing a thing, and lots of cleavage. The best  exposure is probably through a net bra. She is on solid ground when she is  fighting, but dialogue isn't her strong point. The mystery of the film is supposed to be who the head of the criminal syndicate is. I found the plot  so muddled I just didn't care by the end.  

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The People Vote ...

  • With their votes ... IMDB summary: IMDb voters score it 5.3 
  • straight to vid in the US 
IMDb guideline: 7.5 usually indicates a level of excellence, about like three and a half stars from the critics. 6.0 usually indicates lukewarm watchability, about like two and a half stars from the critics. The fives are generally not worthwhile unless they are really your kind of material, about like two stars from the critics. Films under five are generally awful even if you like that kind of film, equivalent to about one and a half stars from the critics or less, depending on just how far below five the rating is.

My own guideline: A means the movie is so good it will appeal to you even if you hate the genre. B means the movie is not good enough to win you over if you hate the genre, but is good enough to do so if you have an open mind about this type of film. C means it will only appeal to genre addicts, and has no crossover appeal. D means you'll hate it even if you like the genre. E means that you'll hate it even if you love the genre. F means that the film is not only unappealing across-the-board, but technically inept as well.

Based on this description, I say C, a decent martial arts film.

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