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 WILD FORCE
Title : Wild Force
Year : 1984
Country : USA
Director : Renny Harlin
Starring : Chuck Norris
Character : Unknown
Also Known As : Born American




Production Notes : In '84, Renny Harlin made a film for a little over a million dollars with American actors that was shot in English that was shown in Finland A little action film called "Born American". It had three incarnations. First, Harlin decided to make it with Chuck Norris, who was an action star at that point. Harlin sent it to Chuck Norris and, miraculously, he agreed to do the film if Harlin forwarded some money to him. Harlin sent him a check for a few hundred thousand dollars, using everything that we or our relatives had ever made, and Harlin was able to start advertising the movie and trying to get the rest of the financing.

At that point, the movie was called "Wild Force". Everything fell apart, eventually our financing completely fell apart and Harlin was never able to make that film. Harlin embarked on a new film immediately after that which was kind-of a re-worked version of that script and that was called "Arctic Heat". That was made, and when it was finished, the American distributors decided that it should be called "Born American" came out in '85.

 THE KARATE KID
Title : The Karate Kid
Year : 1984
Country : USA
Director : John G. Avildsen
Starring : Chuck Norris
Character : John Kreese Cobra Kai Sensei





Production Notes : Chuck was offered the role of "Sensei Jon Kreese" in the original "The Karate Kid". He turned it down, claiming he did not want his name connected with such a brutal and vicious character. Norris himself has disputed it. While appearing on the February 9, 2006 episode of the radio show hosted by Adam Carolla, Norris stated that he was never offered the role at all.

 AMERICAN NINJA


Title : American Ninja
Year : 1985
Country : USA (Cannon Films)
Director : Joseph Zito
Starring : Chuck Norris
Character : Unknown
Also Known As : American Warrior







Production Notes : Directed by Sam Firstenberg and starring in Michael Dudikoff change a role which was originally scheduled for directed by Joseph Zito and starring in Chuck Norris.

 DEATH WISH 3
Title : Death Wish 3
Year : 1985
Country : USA (Cannon Films)
Director : Unknown
Starring : Chuck Norris , Lee Marvin
Character : Paul Kersey





Production Notes : Sequel to "Death Wish" (1974), "Death Wish II" (1982); Alternate star: Chuck Norris, Lee Marvin; Alternate writer: Don Jakoby (used pseudonym "Michael Edmonds")

 NIGHT HUNTER
Title : Night Hunter
Year : 1986
Country : USA (Cannon Films)
Director : Unknown
Starring : Chuck Norris
Character : Matt Hunter
Also Known As : Avenging Force





Production Notes : This Movie is "Matt Hunter series". Cannon released a sequel to "INVASION U.S.A" the next Year : "AVENGING FORCE", with Michael Dudikoff replacing Chuck Norris as hero Matt Hunter.

 THE DELTA FORCE
Title : The Delta Force
Year : 1986
Country : USA (Cannon Films)
Director : Joseph Zito
Starring : Chuck Norris , Charles Bronson
Character : Maj. Scott McCoy





Production Notes : Originally scheduled for directed by Joseph Zito and starring in Chuck Norris & Charles Bronson.

 KICK AND KICK BACK
Title : Kick and Kick Back
Year : 1986
Country : USA (Cannon Films)
Director : Unknown
Starring : Chuck Norris
Character : Bodyguard





Production Notes : Chuck Norris has to guard a rich wimp. martial-arts comedy to be shot in France.

 MISSING IN ACTION III
Title : Missing in Action III
Year : 1987
Country : USA (Cannon Films)
Director : Joseph Zito
Starring : Chuck Norris
Character : Col. James Braddock





Production Notes : Directed by Aaron Norris change a role which was originally scheduled for directed by Joseph Zito.

 DELTA FORCE II
Title : Delta Force II
Year : 1987
Country : USA (Cannon Films)
Director : Michael Winner
Starring : Chuck Norris, Lee Marvin






Production Notes : Cannon announced this sequel many times with many combinations of cast and key creatives attached. The first announcement was in 1986 with Norris and Marvin reprising their roles and with Michael Winner behind the camera. Lee Marvin was keen - he had already broken his script down into scenes. Unfortunately his health was deteriorating fast, and THE DELTA FORCE would prove to be his final feature film. More to come...

 SPITFIRE: DELTA FORCE II
Title : Spitfire: Delta Force II
Year : 1988
Country : USA (Cannon Films)
Director : Michael Winner , Albert Pyun
Starring : Lee Marvin , Michael Dudikoff , Steve James






Production Notes : Alternate co-stars: Lee Marvin, Michael Dudikoff, Steve James; Alternate writers: James Bruner, Menaham Golan, George Goldsmith, David Walker, Max Bloom; Alternate producer: Harry Alan Towers; Alternate directors: Michael Winner, Albert Pyun. "Spitfire/Delta Force II" starring in Michael Dudikoff & Steve James change a role which was originally scheduled for starring in Chuck Norris.

 AMERICA'S RED ARMY: DELTA FORCE II
Title : America's Red Army: Delta Force II
Year : 1988
Country : USA (Cannon Films)
Director : Aaron Norris
Starring : Chuck Norris
Character : Col. Scott McCoy
Also Known As : Delta Force II: Operation Crackdown




Production Notes : An action adventure about a Middle East crisis. a Chuck Norris vehicle in which America's most elite fighting force and its Soviet counterpart team up against fiendish terrorists.

 DEADLY THREE
Title : Deadly Three
Year : 1988
Country : USA (Cannon Films)
Director : Unknown
Starring : Chuck Norris , Charles Bronson , Michael Dudikoff
Character : Unknown





Production Notes : Two former agents from the DEA and the CIA join forces with an ex-Green Beret to recapture a South American drug lord.

 SCORPION
Title : Scorpion
Year : 1988
Country : USA (Cannon Films)
Director : Aaron Norris
Starring : Chuck Norris
Character : Unknown





Production Notes : This movie is filming start April 1988. It's "a movie about crack cocaine,' tentatively titled Scorpion, says the big-screen tough guy, and it will be directed by his brother, Aaron Norris. Chuck Norris has a lot more on his mind than Scorpion.

 DEATH MATCH
Title : Death Match
Year : 1989
Country : USA (Cannon Films)
Director : Aaron Norris
Starring : Chuck Norris , Michael Dudikoff
Character : Unknown





Production Notes : about two brothers, will include every confrontation there is in martial arts. Norris is planning a film based entirely on the martial arts. Tentatively titled "Death Match" and scheduled for release in 1989, he hopes it will eclipse "Enter the Dragon" as the greatest martial arts film ever made. His further desire is to see the film rejuvenate the martial arts and give the industry as a whole a much-needed shot in the arm.

 FIFTY / FIFTY
Title : Fifty / Fifty
Year : 1989
Country : USA (Cannon Films)
Director : Unknown
Starring : Chuck Norris, Michael Dudikoff
Character : Unknown





Production Notes :FIFTY/FIFTY was first announced as a vehicle for Sylvester Stallone and Eddie Murphy. Cannon Films got hold of the rights in the late 80s and pitched it in the trades as the first teaming of two of their in-house action stars - Chuck Norris and Michael Dudikoff. Screenwriter Dennis Shryack had already penned the Norris films "Code of Silence" and "Hero and the Terror". Charles Martin Smith came on board as director in 1990 and recast the project with Peter Weller and Robert Hays. It was shot later that year in Malaysia and eventually released in 1993 at the very tail end of Cannon's existence. Filming in June 1990, for Cannon Pictures' "50-50." In the action-adventure, Norris will try to oust a dictator and restore to power the "last democratic president" of the fictional country of Tengara. Peter Weller change a role which was originally scheduled for Chuck Norris.

 ON THE EDGE
Title : On the Edge
Year : 1991
Country : USA (Cannon Films)
Director : Steve Carver
Starring : Chuck Norris
Character : Unknown





Production Notes : Starring Chuck Norris; Produced by Don Carmody; Directed by Steve Carver

 DELTA FORCE 3
Title : Delta Force 3
Year : 1991
Country : USA (Cannon Films)
Director : Aaron Norris
Starring : Chuck Norris
Character : Colonel Scot McCoy





Production Notes : Production stops by the influence of the helicopter plane crash which occurred in "Delta Force 2". Resumption of production is starring in Chuck's son Mike.

 TOP KICK
Title : Top Kick
Year : 1991
Country : USA (Cannon Films)
Director : Aaron Norris
Starring : Chuck Norris , Mike Norris
Character : Unknown
Also Known As : Tough Kick




Production Notes : Father and son Chuck and Mike Norris will costar in "Top Kick". Written by Lee Reynolds. Kick boxer brother's story.

Danny Rogan is retiring from competitive kick-boxing as Middleweight World Kick-boxing Champion to became a sports announcer. Binky Rodriguez and Ki-Moon, both of whom wanted their chance to challenge and defeat the champion, are angered by Danny's announcement.

Jimmy Rogan, Danny's kid brother, is determined to follow in his older brother's footsteps and became a kick-boxing champion. Blinky immediately challenges Jimmy to a fight to tempt Danny into fighting instead to save his younger brother form certain defeat. But Danny, when he can's talk Jimmy out of the match, agrees to train his brother for the fight with Blinky.

Max Sterling a sadistic fight promoter who controls Ki-Moon, is determined to get even with Danny Rogan for publicly humiliating him during a confrontation with the press. Sterling promotes illegal no-holds-barred fights, the competitors fighting to the death Sterling begins scheming to control the young Jimmy so that Danny is forced to rescue his brother from a certain death situation and fight his own Ki-Moon will be the victor.

Sterling's scheme is in fact successful, but the outcome falls short of his expectations. Danny, Jimmy and Blinky join forces to defeat Ki-Moon and Sterling's armed henchmen and expose Sterling as the sadistic crook he is.

 COLD TO THE TOUCH
Title : Cold To The Touch
Year : 1991
Country : USA (Cannon Films)
Director : Aaron Norris
Starring : Chuck Norris
Character : Frank Shatter





Production Notes : A cop and a hooker team up to ... to Iraq to free his brother.

 GOOD COP, BAD COP
Title : Good Cop, Bad Cop
Year : 1993
Country : USA (Cannon Films)
Director : Aaron Norris
Starring : Chuck Norris
Character : Unknown





Production Notes : This Title was changed into "Hellbound". There is information to which Benny Urquidez enacted the trainer of Chuck Norris as well as "Hellbound".

 DELTA FORCE IV: THE DEADLY DOZEN
Title : Delta Force IV: The Deadly Dozen
Year : 1993
Country : USA (Cannon Films)
Director : Brian Hulton
Starring : Aaron Norris
Character : Colonel





Production Notes : A colonel tries to slop a terrorist group from killing the heads of nations attending a peace conference.

 MACH 3
Title : Mach 3
Year : 1993
Country : USA (Cannon Films)
Director : David Worth
Starring : Chuck Norris , Joe Lara
Character : Unknown





Production Notes : Unknown

 IVORY
Title : Ivory
Year : 1993
Country : USA (Cannon Films)
Director : Ivan Passer
Starring : Chuck Norris
Character : Unknown





Production Notes : A former big-game hunter's life is in danger when he uncovers the identity of an elephant poaching ring.

 LOADS OF TANGLEWOOD
Title : Loads of Tanglewood
Year : 1996
Country : USA (Tanglewood Entertainment Group)
Director : Aaron Norris
Starring : Chuck Norris
Character : McKenna





Production Notes : This Title was changed into "Forest Warrior".

 KILLER ANGEL
Title : Killer Angel
Year : 1996
Country : USA (Tanglewood Entertainment Group)
Director : Aaron Norris
Starring : Chuck Norris
Character : Unknown





Production Notes : "Killer Angel" was development schedule by Tanglewood Entertainment Group.

 IRON HEART
Title : Iron Heart
Year : 1996
Country : USA (Tanglewood Entertainment Group)
Director : Unknown
Starring : Aaron Norris
Character : Unknown





Production Notes : This movie was planned in stars of Aaron Norris for "Overkill" and the same period. Aaron Norris who, it must be said, looks more like a movie star than his big brother is also about to become a leading man in "Iron Heart." Like "Top Dog,". "Iron Heart" was Aaron's idea. It begins in the future, but moves to the Old West as an Indian shaman pulls Aaron's character into the past.

 UNKNOWN TITLE
Title : Unknown
Year : 1996
Country : USA (Tanglewood Entertainment Group)
Director : Aaron Norris
Starring : Chuck Norris
Character : Unknown





Production Notes : A kind of a 'Die Hard' in a casino. It was a production start schedule after "Forest Warrior". And broadcast schedule in CBS's Movie of The Week.

 PEACEMAKER
Title : Peacemaker
Year : 1996
Country : USA (Trimark Television)
Director : Aaron Norris
Starring : Chuck Norris
Character : Unknown





Production Notes : The story from which a one Mercenary rescues the kidnaped daughter of American senator. A secret weapon working for the CIA is sent to the jungles of Central America to protect the lives of a senator's family.

 KICKBOXER AND THE KID
Title : Kickboxer and the Kid
Year : 1998
Country : USA(All American Television)
Director : Unknown
Starring : Chuck Norris
Character : Unknown





Production Notes : "Kickboxer and the Kid" is themed around a former U.S. marshal and kickboxer Jack Cody and a 17-year-old companion as they "fight the good fight on behalf of people whom the system failed."

 TICKER
Title : Ticker
Year : 1999
Country : USA
Director : Albert Pyun
Starring : Chuck Norris , Charlie Sheen , Ice-T
Character : Unknown





Production Notes : When his partner is killed in the line of duty, vice cop Nettles relentlessly hunts for the killer. "Ticker" was originally conceived as a Chuck Norris made-for-cable movie, or that some of the shots depicting San Francisco are actually South Africa.

 THE GUARD
Title : The Guard
Year : 2002
Country : USA (NBC & Lions Gate & Norris Brothers Entertainment)
Director : Aaron Norris
Starring : Chuck Norris
Character : Coast Guard Commander





Production Notes : The tentative title for the Chuck Norris/Lions Gate /NBC-TV series set in Hawaii is "The Guard," a post Sept. 11 Coast Guard-based actioner with Norris starring as a CG commander.

The script by Dave Peckinpah goes to the network for final approval this month. The Norrises are reserving the Hawaii Film Studio for several weeks beginning in June

 McKINLEY
Title : McKinley
Year : 2002
Country : USA (USA Networks & Norris Brothers Entertainment)
Director : Unknown
Starring : Chuck Norris
Character : Unknown





Production Notes : Additionally, a fantasy series based loosely on the books is in production, to be called "McKinley" starring Chuck Norris, to be aired on USA TV on which Terry Grosz is a production consultant.

 ALCATRAZ
Title : Alcatraz
Year : 2003
Country : USA (Nu Image)
Director : Aaron Norris
Starring : Chuck Norris
Character : Unknown





Production Notes : This movie is filming in Bulgaria.

 U.S.S SHARK
Title : U.S.S Shark
Year : 2004
Country : USA (FilmWorks Lsd)
Director : Lee Shargel
Starring : Chuck Norris
Character : Lieutenant Commander Lance "Scutty" Sutcliffe





Production Notes : The story of the nuclear attack submarine U.S.S. Shark (SSN591) on its last voyage to be decommisioned is hijacked by terrorists. The sub is transporting four live Mark 45 nuclear bombs. The terrorists hijack the sub in Port Everglades, Florida where the sub is making one last port of call for the NAVY DAYS celebration. Only one man, a former navy seal, his black belt trained niece, several former crewmates and fifty veteran bikers have a chnace of stopping them. The hijackers plan to offload two bombs on Daytona Beach where they will detonate the weapons at the Daytona 500 which will be started by the President of the United States.

 THE NOVICE
Title : The Novice
Year : 2007
Country : USA (West Ham Films) & India
Director : Aaron Norris
Starring : Chuck Norris , Sunil Shetty
Character : Unknown





Production Notes : It is an action comedy starring Chuck Norris and Sunil Shetty. Shetty works well in the movie because he is a kick boxer. The film has lot of chase and run. The film will be shot at Texas and will target the global market.

 PANTHER
Title : Panther
Year : Unknown
Country : USA (Norris Brothers Entertainment)
Director : Aaron Norris
Starring : Chuck Norris
Character : Unknown





Production Notes : Unknown

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