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As a kid I watched a movie that was my dads. All I remember from it was there was some kind of (potentially reluctant) hero / anti hero. He's trying to shoot an (Asian?) guy who could dodge the bullets. This guy ends up training him up (perhaps) and then this hero / anti hero has the same ability. Ability in the ninja sense I think. One of these powers was the ability to run across liquid surfaces I think.

What I'm pretty sure on:

  1. Western cop / hero / anti hero tries to shoot an Oriental fella who can dodge bullets
  2. At some point after the training he is being chased and he runs across wet concrete (or similar) whereas the bad guy falls straight in.

I have a feeling it was charles bronson or someone like that, and could have been quite b movie like.

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@AnkitSharma Arhg c'mon, a damn topic tag as the only reason to revive a months old answered and accepted ID question? –  Napoleon Wilson Sep 17 '13 at 8:52
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up vote 9 down vote accepted

Is it Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins,

where An officially "dead" cop is trained to become an extraordinarily unique assassin in service of the US president.

Given answer by reading this Yahoo question and its selected answer.

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That's the one ! –  monkjack Jun 26 '13 at 10:34
    
How strong are our memories from childhood, @monkjack! :-) Sometimes we yearn to find the old memory and then realize how naive the film (and us) was ;-) But it's still a nice memory. youtube.com/watch?v=KbtBmTBJ4yI –  Tomas Jun 26 '13 at 17:28
    
Yes I watched it on you tube (well 10 minutes before I realized how utter rubbish it was haha). I've had this niggling memory for years now and finally remembered to ask. –  monkjack Jun 26 '13 at 17:37
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This sounds like "Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins." The cheesy dodging of bullets is a component of the fictional martial art Shinanju.

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+1 for being little faster then me while i was editing my previously posted deleted answer. –  Ankit Sharma Jun 26 '13 at 10:20
    
I upvoted both of you because this Q/A reminded me of the Tommy Shaw's theme song for that movie. –  Michael Stern Jun 26 '13 at 12:22
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