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DOA: Dead or Alive In her opening scene as a beer-drinking ''superstar pro wrestler'' in an American-flag bikini top, a barefoot Jaime Pressly (My Name is EarlDOA: Dead or AliveAction/AdventurePT90MPG-13 In her opening scene as a beer-drinking ''superstar pro wrestler'' in an American-flag bikini top, a barefoot Jaime Pressly (My Name is Earl2007-06-29Sarah CarterDimension Films

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DOA: Dead or Alive

Genre: Action/Adventure; Starring: Devon Aoki, Jaime Pressly, Sarah Carter; Director: Corey Yuen; Author: Adam Gross, Seth Gross, J.F. Lawton; Release Date Wide: 06/15/2007; Runtime (in minutes): 90; MPAA Rating: PG-13; Distributor: Dimension Films

In her opening scene as a beer-drinking ”superstar pro wrestler” in an American-flag bikini top, a barefoot Jaime Pressly (My Name is Earl) impressively karate-kicks Asian hijackers off her yacht. Embarrassing? No, funny. If you only ever see one bad movie about warrior chicks who meet on a tropical isle for a fight contest, make it DOA: Dead or Alive. Director Cory Yuen has midair slo-mo kicking down cold, and Eric Roberts — his villain hair done up in three shades of grey — gives good Eric Robertsian spin to lines like ”I like her….musculature!”

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