Young Jason Stillwell (Kurt McKinney) moves with his parents to Seattle, where local bullies harass them without mercy. Jason's father Tom (Tim Baker) does not believe in violence, so the family takes it on the chin. One day Jason enrolls in a martial arts class and quietly rises in rank to be a major contender. His mettle is tested in an international match against Ivan, a Russian champion.

  1. Corey Yuen

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Keith W. Strandberg


  3. Ng See-Yuen


Top Billed Cast

  1. Kurt McKinney

    Kurt McKinney

    Jason Stillwell

  2. Jean-Claude Van Damme

    Jean-Claude Van Damme

    Ivan Kraschinsky the Russian

  3. J.W. Fails

    J.W. Fails

    R.J. Madison

  4. Kathie Sileno

    Kathie Sileno

    Kelly Reilly

  5. Tai Chung Kim

    Tai Chung Kim

    Sensei Lee

Full Cast & Crew

No Retreat, No Surrender
No Retreat, No Surrender


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Status Released

Release Information

  • May 2, 1986


    Some material may not be suitable for children under 10. These films may contain some mild language, crude/suggestive humor, scary moments and/or violence. No drug content is present. There are a few exceptions to this rule. A few racial insults may also be heard.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 25m

Budget -

Revenue $4,662,137.00

Homepage -



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