Forced Vengeance

Forced Vengeance is a 1982 action film, starring Chuck Norris, Mary Louise Weller and Camila Griggs. The film was directed by James Fargo and written by Franklin Thompson and James Fargo.

Forced Vengeance
Promotional film poster
Directed byJames Fargo
Produced byJohn B. Bennett
Written by
Music byWilliam Goldstein
CinematographyRexford L. Metz
Edited byIrving Rosenblum
Distributed byMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Release date
  • June 30, 1982 (1982-06-30)
Running time
90 minutes
CountryUnited States
Budget$5 million[1]
Box office$6,660,333[2]


When the owner and proprietor of the Lucky Dragon casino in Hong Kong refuses to let mobsters take over his business he and his family are hit. Dragon's chief of security, Josh Randall (Chuck Norris) goes looking for the head of the syndicate to exact revenge for the murder of his employer, friend and mentor.



The film was originally known as The Jade Jungle. It had Norris' biggest budget yet, costing $5 million, and was from a major studio, MGM.[1] The title was changed during production to Forced Vengeance.[3]

See also


  1. Noted...: Chuck Norris Films Re-Enter Fight Scene Saltzman, Barbara. Los Angeles Times 2 May 1981: c9.
  2. Forced Vengeance at Box Office Mojo
  3. Film Notes BY GARY ARNOLD. The Washington Post 18 June 1982: W21.
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