On this planet of Blended Martial Arts, fighters compete at a extremely intense stage and their our bodies get worn down in a short time. If they’re nice fighters and prepare laborious they’ll compete for a very long time however total they cannot battle within the sport ceaselessly. They should discover a new path to go down as soon as they’re completed and generally they use their star energy to leap into different fields.
Provided that they’re stars and change into well-known, Hollywood generally calls on them to enter the film enterprise. They’re athletic and constructed so that they match the stereotype of an motion film star. Since most of them wouldn’t have any performing expertise, nevertheless, they don’t get the large roles however generally find yourself in a brief scene. They is also the lead actor however in a D-list fashion film. Both method, there have been extra dangerous motion pictures that characteristic MMA stars, than there have been good ones.
10 The A-Staff Reboot (Rampage Jackson)
Quinton “Rampage” Jackson is likely one of the hardest MMA fighters in historical past. He has a report of 38 wins with greater than half of them being by knockout. He has dipped his toes in a variety of completely different fields all through the years. He has completed some teaching, he entered into skilled wrestling, however most notably Rampage went to Hollywood.
In 2010, twentieth Century Fox created a reboot of the 1980’s hit sequence The A-Staff however took it to the large display. The film starred Liam Neeson, Bradly Cooper, Jessica Biel, and Rampage Jackson as B.A. Baracus. It was a contemporary twist on the character initially performed by Mr. T. General Rampage didn’t have the unique enchantment as Mr. T and it was a giant motive the film flopped.
9 Kick-Ass 2 (Chuck Liddell)
For the reason that film’s title is Kick-Ass 2, one would suppose that it will require among the stars to really be capable of kick ass. The film follows a younger man who’s battling together with his secret superhero id. That is the sequel to the primary film but it surely has a extra grotesque side than most superhero motion pictures do.
Former UFC Champion Chuck Liddell performs himself within the film as there are far few folks as powerful as “The Iceman” himself. He’s solely within the film for one scene and doesn’t play an necessary function within the movie. The film got here out in 2013 however didn’t do in addition to the primary one did.
8 Drive of Execution (Frank Mir)
2013 additionally noticed the discharge of Steven Siegal’s Drive of Execution. The film’s plot follows a mob boss who sends his primary murderer to kill a former prisoner. The murderer nevertheless will get the fallacious man after which has to face the implications.
Former UFC Heavyweight Champion Frank Mir performs the background character of Alexander Guard #7. It’s not a giant half but it surely does include an intense battle sequence. Steven Seagal’s motion pictures notably flop and this one isn’t any completely different.
7 Locked Down (Rashad Evans, Kimbo Slice, Cheick Kongo, and Forest Griffin)
2010’s Locked Down is a cop-action thriller that’s sponsored by the TapOut model. The film stars Tony Scheida and it follows a cop who’s arrested after being arrange throughout an investigation. This then will get him concerned in an underground preventing competitors that can assist carry justice to his household.
The movie additionally co-stars actor Vinne Jones and an array of former UFC stars. Rashad Evans and Kimbo Slice have main roles within the movie whereas Cheick Kongo and Forest Griffin are supporting fighters. General the battle scenes are bland and the plot is as generic as one might think about and the characters are bland past perception.
6 Huge Stan (Randy Couture)
Comic Rob Schneider actually is a love him or hate him actor with many divisive motion pictures. He stars in Huge Stan and within the case of this film, most individuals hated him. The movie got here out in 2007 and follows a conman who’s arrested for fraud. He then hires a coach to assist him discover ways to battle so he can keep protected in jail.
The film additionally stars David Carradine, Jennifer Morrison, and Richard Type but it surely scored very low with critics. MMA legend Randy Couture has a small half within the film, but it surely doesn’t make a lot of a distinction to the plot.
5 Entourage (Ronda Rousey)
Within the early to mid-2000s Entourage was successful sequence on HBO that adopted a younger actor on his path to success. The actor was accompanied by his entourage of childhood buddies and his agent, as they lived their lives in Hollywood. In 2015, HBO produced a film to ship the sequence off with a greater finale.
Within the film, former UFC Champion Ronda Rousey performs herself and acts as a love curiosity for the principle character’s finest good friend Turtle. She has some backwards and forwards comedic strains and a really humorous battle sequence. Sadly for the solid, the film solely gave the impression to be successful with the followers of the present and was not popular with newcomers.
4 Kick Boxer Vengence (George St-Pierre)
Motion famous person Jean-Claude Van Damme reprises his function from the unique Kick Boxer film when he performs Grasp Durand within the 2016 reboot. The plot follows the principle character as he’s out to avenge his brother after an incident. He seems to be for assist from Durand and so they prepare for the large battle.
Apart from Van Damme, the film additionally stars former WWE superstars Dave Batista, Alain Moussi, and Gina Carano. Former UFC Welterweight Champion George St-Pierre performs a small function within the movie the place he will get to indicate off his MMA expertise.
3 XXX: The Return of Xander Cage (Michael Bisping)
Dave Batista’s Guardians of the Galaxy co-star Vin Diesel performs Xander Cage within the XXX trilogy. The movies cope with secret brokers engaged on an project. The third movie, XXX: The Return of Xander Cage, follows Cage after the incident that leaves him for useless.
The film got here out in 2017 and in addition stars Samuel L. Jackson, Ice Dice, and Ruby Rose. Former UFC Champion and commentator Micheal Bisping have an energetic function within the film enjoying the character Hawk. General, it was a method for them to finish the saga but it surely didn’t do nice on the field workplace.
2 Tapped Out (Anderson Silva, Lyoto Machida)
Is there a extra MMA film title than Tapped Out? The 2014 film is an action-packed, bloody mess of a D-list film. The movie follows a younger teenager who simply misplaced his mother and father. He’s despatched to do group service at a rundown karate studio the place he meets a mentor who’s prepared to coach him. As soon as skilled he enters a event in order that he can go one on one with the one who killed his mother and father.
The movie stars Michael Biehn, Cody Hackman, and Martin Kove of Karate Child fame. There may be all kinds of battle scenes that happen on this film however all of them appear tacky. UFC legends Anderson Silva and Lyoto Machida are each closely featured within the movie.
1 Zombie Strippers! (Tito Ortiz)
With a reputation like Zombie Strippers! one would anticipate this movie to be terrible. The movie’s plot is a few small Nebraska strip membership that falls sufferer to a zombie epidemic as the principle characters attempt to survive.
The horror-comedy stars Nightmare on Elm Avenue’s Robert Englund as Ian and Jenna Jameson as Kat. The film additionally options Jameson’s ex-husband former UFC famous person Tito Ortiz. He has a small function within the movie and performs the strip membership’s bouncer.