Wrong Bet Poster Original Video One Sheet 1990 Van Damme
Exceptionally Rare Australian Video One Sheet Poster.Wrong Bet was released in Australia in its full unedited version on Video by Palace Entertainment. It enjoyed a theatrical release internationally under several names including A.W.O.L: Absent Without Leave, Lionheart, and Leon. It is a 1990 American action film directed by Sheldon Lettich, starring Jean-Claude Van Damme and co-starring Brian Thompson, along with Harrison Page, Deborah Rennard, Lisa Pelikan, and Ashley Johnson. Van Damme plays a French Foreign Legionnaire. When his brother is seriously injured, he returns to Los Angeles to enter the underground fighting circuit to raise money for his brother's family. The film's cast and crew included Michel Qissi who appeared in earlier Van Damme films: Tong Po, the villian in Kickboxer and Parades, a Kumite entrant in Bloodsport. Sheldon Lettich helped write Bloodsport, and Double Impact. Director Sheldon Lettich is on record as saying ‘Lionheart aka Wrong Bet' was the first movie to demonstrate that Van Damme was more than just a flash-in-the-pan "Karate Guy" who would never rise above simplistic low-budget karate movies.” Wrong Bet grossed $24.3 million worldwide on a $6 million budget.