Yakuza

Yakuza films.

They have gone through a number of stages:

* Beginning - although most of the pre-WWII films are missing, some like Chuji Tabinikki Daisanbu Goyohen, are still being found.

* Ninkyo eiga - chivalry films in the 1960s, with Seijun Suzuki being one of the more prominent directors, until he got sacked for getting too experimental, and Ken Takakura being a well-known face in front of the camera.

* Jitsuroku eiga - docudrama films in the 1970s, as typified by Kinji Fukasaku films, like Battles Without Honor and Humanity, usually set in the post-War period.

* Resurgence - yakuza films went off the radar in the 1980s and returned in the mid-90s thanks to prolific directors like Takeshi Kitano and Takashi Miike, the latter pushing the films into increasingly strange areas (while still delivering more conventional takes on the genre).

Further reading: Mark Schilling (2003). The Yakuza Movie Book : A Guide to Japanese Gangster Film.

See also: Jidaigeki for period Japanese films (with which there is some crossover with this list).

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1.
Like a Dragon (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Cult Japanese director Takashi Miike draws inspiration from the popular Playstation 2 title Yakuza for... (110 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
“ Here to provide the list with a thumbnail graphic, the list begins below: ” - Mighty_Emperor
 
5.
Drunken Angel (1948)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A drunken doctor with a hot temper and a violence-prone gangster with tuberculosis form a quicksilver bond. (98 mins.)
Director: Akira Kurosawa
 
6.
“ Based on Genzo Murakami's novel series about Shimizu no Jirocho, which spawned dozens of films. ” - Mighty_Emperor
 
7.
“ aka Jirocho Sangokushi 2: First Journey ” - Mighty_Emperor
 
8.
“ aka Jirocho Sangokushi 3: Jirocho and Ishimatsu ” - Mighty_Emperor
 
9.
“ aka Jirocho Sangokushi 4: All Gathered at Shimizu Harbor ” - Mighty_Emperor
 
10.
“ aka Jirocho Sangokushi 5: Violence on the Koshu Road ” - Mighty_Emperor
 
11.
“ aka Jirocho Sangokushi 6: Jirocho's Family of Wanderers ” - Mighty_Emperor
 
12.
“ aka Jirocho Sangokushi 7: First Celebration at Shimizu Harbor ” - Mighty_Emperor
 
13.
“ aka Jirocho Sangokushi 8: Last of the Wild Ones ” - Mighty_Emperor
 
14.
“ aka Jirocho Sangokushi 9: The Holy Mountain ” - Mighty_Emperor
 
15.
I Am Waiting (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A former boxer gets involved with a club hostess trying to escape the clutches of her gangster employer. (91 mins.)
 
16.
Underworld Beauty (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Released from prison, a gangster (Michitaro Mizushima) retrieves diamonds sought by fellow yakuza. (87 mins.)
Director: Seijun Suzuki
 
17.
Afraid to Die (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Takeo is a young yakuza who renounces his former criminal activities after being released from prison. But sometimes escaping the past is not so easy. (96 mins.)
“ aka Afraid to Die ” - Mighty_Emperor
 
18.
Yojimbo (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A crafty ronin comes to a town divided by two criminal gangs and decides to play them against each other to free the town. (110 mins.)
Director: Akira Kurosawa
 
19.
Wakasama yakuza (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
(90 mins.)
Director: Toshikazu Kôno
 
20.
Akumyô (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
(94 mins.)
Director: Tokuzô Tanaka
 
21.
The Tale of Zatoichi (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
The adventures of a blind, gambling masseur who also happens to be a master swordsman. (96 mins.)
Director: Kenji Misumi
 
22.
Hai tiin yakuza (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
(73 mins.)
Director: Seijun Suzuki
“ aka Teen Yakuza ” - Mighty_Emperor
 
23.
Youth of the Beast (1963)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A violent thug plays opposing yakuza bosses against each other. (92 mins.)
Director: Seijun Suzuki
 
24.
Kantô mushuku (1963)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Three schoolgirls are infatuated with a yakuza, Katsuta, of the Izu Clan. They meet another yakuza, `Diamond` Fuyu... (92 mins.)
Director: Seijun Suzuki
“ aka Kanto Wanderer ” - Mighty_Emperor
 
25.
Detective Bureau 2-3: Go to Hell Bastards (1963)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Police detective Tajima, tasked with tracking down stolen firearms, turns an underworld grudge into a blood-bath. Suzuki transforms a colorful pot-boiler into an on-target send-up of cultural colonialism and post-war greed. (89 mins.)
Director: Seijun Suzuki
“ aka Detective Bureau 23: Go to Hell, Bastards! ” - Mighty_Emperor
 
26.
“ aka The Flower and the Angry Waves ” - Mighty_Emperor
 
27.
Pale Flower (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A gangster gets released from prison and has to cope with the recent shifts of power between the gangs, while taking care of a thrill-seeking young woman, who got in bad company while gambling. (96 mins.)
 
28.
Gate of Flesh (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
After World War II, some Tokyo prostitutes band together with a strict code: no pimps, attack any street walker who comes into our territory... (90 mins.)
Director: Seijun Suzuki
 
29.
Kenjû zankoku monogatari (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A convict fresh out of prison, with a handicapped sister, is coerced by a wealthy mob boss into organizing an armored racetrack car heist. (87 mins.)
Director: Takumi Furukawa
 
30.
Oretachi no chi ga yurusanai (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
(97 mins.)
Director: Seijun Suzuki
“ aka Our Blood Will Not Forgive ” - Mighty_Emperor
 
31.
Ôkami to buta to ningen (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A lonely gangster tries recruiting men to plunder a respected and powerful gang. (95 mins.)
Director: Kinji Fukasaku
 
32.
Tattooed Life (1965)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
After his own gang sets him up to kill a rival mobster, a hit man is forced to flee with his younger brother. (87 mins.)
Director: Seijun Suzuki
“ aka Tattooed Life ” - Mighty_Emperor
 
33.
Shôwa zankyô-den (1965)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
After World War II, their town was a pile of rubble. Gennosuke, the second generation boss of the Kamizu... (90 mins.)
Director: Kiyoshi Saeki
“ aka Chivalrous Tales of the Shôwa Era ” - Mighty_Emperor
 
34.
Abashiri Bangaichi (1965)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Shinichi is a good guy serving three years and approaching the end of his time. He escapes handcuffed to dangerous Gunda, who instigated the escape. Thus tethered, they start out on a journey across the desolate snow country of Hokkaido. (92 mins.)
Director: Teruo Ishii
“ aka Abashiri Prison ” - Mighty_Emperor
 
35.
Matatabi san ning yakuza (1965)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
This anthology tells three separate stories, all about yakuza (Japan's gangsters) in the feudal period... (120 mins.)
“ aka Three Yakuza ” - Mighty_Emperor
 
36.
Meiji kyokyakuden - sandaime shumei (1965)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A tale set in the late Meiji era - circa 1880s-1890 as opposed to the early Meiji which began in the 1860s. (90 mins.)
Director: Tai Katô
 
37.
Akumyo nobori (1965)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
(81 mins.)
Director: Tokuzô Tanaka
 
38.
Tokyo Drifter (1966)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
After his gang disbands, a yakuza enforcer looks forward to life outside of organized crime but soon must become a drifter after his old rivals attempt to assassinate him. (89 mins.)
Director: Seijun Suzuki
“ aka Tokyo Drifter ” - Mighty_Emperor
 
39.
Zatoichi: The Blind Swordsman's Pilgrimage (1966)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Zatoichi's trek through 88 temples to atone for his violent past is interrupted as he stumbles into a village terrorized by a violent yakuza boss. (82 mins.)
Director: Kazuo Ikehiro
 
40.
“ aka Brutal Tales of Chivalry 2: The Chinese Lion and Peony Tattoo ” - Mighty_Emperor
 
41.
Showa zankyo-den: Ippiki okami (1966)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
(90 mins.)
Director: Kiyoshi Saeki
“ aka Brutal Tales of Chivalry 3: The Lone Wolf ” - Mighty_Emperor
 
42.
Yakuza gurentai (1966)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
(89 mins.)
Director: Sadao Nakajima
“ aka Yakuza Outpost ” - Mighty_Emperor
 
43.
Branded to Kill (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A hit-man, with a fetish for sniffing boiling rice, fumbles his latest job, putting him into conflict with his treacherous wife, with a mysterious woman eager for death and with the phantom-like hit-man known only as Number One. (91 mins.)
Director: Seijun Suzuki
 
44.
Kurenai no nagareboshi (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A young yakuza hitman named Goro does a job and needs to hideout away from Tokyo for a while. He hangs... (97 mins.)
Director: Toshio Masuda
 
45.
Koruto wa ore no pasupooto (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A hit man is hired to kill a mob boss. After the deed is done, he and his driver are wanted dead by rival gangs who joined forces. (84 mins.)
Director: Takashi Nomura
 
46.
Massacre Gun (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Kuroda (Jô Shishido) is a mob hitman who turns on his employers after being forced to execute his lover... (89 mins.)
Director: Yasuharu Hasebe
 
47.
Shôwa zankyô-den: Chizome no karajishi (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Fourth film in the "Shôwa Zankyôden" series. This expression means duty, obligations, and rules obeyed by gangsters and outlaws in the pre-Shôwa era. (90 mins.)
Director: Masahiro Makino
“ aka Brutal Tales of Chivalry 4 ” - Mighty_Emperor
 
49.
Big Time Gambling Boss (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
(95 mins.)
 
50.
Shima wa moratta (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Jiro, an ex-convict, comes back to the street after eight years. The gang to which he belonged is nearly... (94 mins.)
Director: Yasuharu Hasebe
 
51.
Red Peony Gambler (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Oryu (Fuji Junko) is invited to stay with a local yakuza boss of a silk farming town. When a rival gang... (98 mins.)
“ aka Lady Yakuza ” - Mighty_Emperor
 
52.
Arakure (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
(87 mins.)
Director: Yasuharu Hasebe
 
53.
“ aka Lady Yakuza: Flower Cards Match ” - Mighty_Emperor
 
54.
Red Peony Gambler: Second Generation Ceremony (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
The industrial revolution comes to Japan with the introduction of the railroad system. This led to clashes between boatmen, whose livelihoods are threatened, and the railway construction workers. (95 mins.)
Director: Shigehiro Ozawa
“ aka Lady Yakuza: Second Generation Ceremony ” - Mighty_Emperor
 
55.
Hibotan bakuto: Tekkaba retsuden (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
After collecting her sickly follower from jail, Oryu is taken in by a fishing village. Feeling indebed to their generosity... (110 mins.)
“ aka Lady Yakuza: Biographies of a Gambling Room ” - Mighty_Emperor
 
56.
 
57.
Japan Organized Crime Boss (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Coming out of jail and hoping for a quiet life, Yokohama yakuza has to take the lead of his gang after the death of his boss... (97 mins.)
Director: Kinji Fukasaku
 
58.
Kôiki bôryoku: Ryuuketsu no shima (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A once-powerful yakuza clan disbands as a result of a police crackdown but one small group refuses to bow to police pressure, and launches a campaign to take over Tokyo's drug, prostitution, and gambling rackets.
Director: Yasuharu Hasebe
 
59.
“ aka Brutal Tales of Chivalry 5 or Chivalrous Tales of the Shôwa Era: The Duty of a Lion ” - Mighty_Emperor
 
60.
Gangster Cop (1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
An undercover cop befriends a yakuza underling who through his contacts helps him infiltrate two rival Yakuza gangs. He pits the two rival gangs against each other in hopes that they will cross each other out. (89 mins.)
Director: Yukio Noda
“ aka Gangster Cop

Both this and the sequel are collected on Optimum's excellent Sonny Chiba Collection, Volume 1. ” - Mighty_Emperor
 
61.
Stray Cat Rock: Sex Hunter (1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Mako and her girl friends enter a dispute with rival street gangsters The Eagles, a band of racist macho pigs led by the evil Baron... (85 mins.)
Director: Yasuharu Hasebe
“ aka Stray Cat Rock: Sex Hunter ” - Mighty_Emperor
 
62.
Shôwa zankyô-den: Shinde moraimasu (1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Young yakuza Shujiro Hanada (Takakura) goes to prison after losing his cool in a rigged gambling game and slashing a few other players... (93 mins.)
Director: Masahiro Makino
“ aka Chivalrous Tales of the Shôwa Era: Hell Is Man's Destiny ” - Mighty_Emperor
 
63.
The Assassin (1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Hayata is an undercover cop assigned to infiltrate not one, but two rival Yakuza gangs. Things get complicated...
Director: Yukio Noda
“ aka Yakuza Deka: Secret Police or Gangster Cop: The Assassin ” - Mighty_Emperor
 
64.
Thugs of Shinjuku (1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
After release from jail, Katsumata forms a rag-tag gang calling themselves the Shinjuku Brothers. His... (88 mins.)
Director: Shin Takakuwa
 
65.
Yakuza zesshô (1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A yakuza member's half-sister means much more to him in a film that repeatedly depicts realities other than what normal societal rules allow... (92 mins.)
 
66.
Hibotan bakuto: oryû sanjô (1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Oryu searches for a blind girl she left behind but gets involved in a Yakuza turf war. (100 mins.)
Director: Tai Katô
“ aka Lady Yakuza: Oryu's Return ” - Mighty_Emperor
 
67.
Bakuto gaijin butai (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A yakuza gang gets driven out of Yokohama by a big gang from Tokyo. They relocate to Okinawa to violently start over. (93 mins.)
Director: Kinji Fukasaku
“ aka Sympathy for the Underdog ” - Mighty_Emperor
 
68.
The Wolves (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
After going to prison for killing the boss of the Kanno gang, a gangster gets released early - only to find that his ex-gang has merged with the Kannos. But with bitter resentments lingering on both sides, bloodshed is bound to begin anew. (131 mins.)
Director: Hideo Gosha
 
69.
Hibotan Bakuto: Oinochi Itadaki masu (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Oryu meets villagers whose crops and livelihoods are being damaged by air pollution from a local factory. (93 mins.)
Director: Tai Katô
“ aka Lady Yakuza: Here to Kill You ” - Mighty_Emperor
 
70.
 
72.
Street Mobster (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A yakuza, who has an untamed rage and lack of respect for authority, finds himself leading the remnants of the gang he once belonged to in order to secure an area of their own. (92 mins.)
Director: Kinji Fukasaku
“ aka Street Mobster

One of the quintessential and influential early Jitsuroku eiga (and the best in this five-movie series, as well as the last), I don't think anyone could argue that the main protagonist is an anti-hero - he is clearly a broken little boy who grows up to be a little league sociopath, who doesn't redeem all his petty and major unpleasantness.

It'd lead to the director (Kinji Fukasaku) and lead actor (Bunta Sugawara) returning a year later for the start of the big era-defining film series: Battles Without Honor & Humanity. ” - Mighty_Emperor
 
73.
Ginchô wataridori (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Nami is an ex-convict who becomes a hostess to support a sick woman who bailed her out. In doing so, she gets involved in a local gangster's scheme to take over the bar she works for. (95 mins.)
“ aka Wandering Ginza Butterfly ” - Mighty_Emperor
 
74.
Gincho nagaremono mesuneko bakuchi (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Nami(played by Meiko Kaji) returns to Tokyo to find the man who killed her father 13 years ago. On the... (86 mins.)
 
75.
Hibotan bakuto: Jingi tooshimasu (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Oryu the Red Peony visits an old dying Boss of an ally family and promises she would help guide the new Boss... (96 mins.)
Director: Buichi Saitô
“ aka Lady Yakuza: Execution of Duty ” - Mighty_Emperor
 
76.
 
77.
Battles Without Honor and Humanity (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
During the violent chaos of post-War Japanese black market, a young gangster called Shozo Hirono has to keep up with the rapid shifts of power between unscrupulous bosses. (102 mins.)
Director: Kinji Fukasaku
“ aka Battles Without Honor & Humanity ” - Mighty_Emperor
 
78.
Furyô anego den: Inoshika Ochô (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
During the Meiji era, a gambler called Ocho takes revenge on three gangsters who killed her father, shelters a wanted anarchist and confronts a British spy. (88 mins.)
Director: Noribumi Suzuki
“ aka Sex & Fury

One of Toei's Pinky Violence films, mucky exploitation films but this movie and its sequel are more than that, as the include some quite memorable scenes and eventually come across as similar to Lady Snowblood but with nudity. ” - Mighty_Emperor
 
79.
Yasagure anego den: sôkatsu rinchi (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Ocho gets abducted by a yakuza clan that uses a gang of women to smuggle drugs in their vaginas. Finding out that the kingpin had killed the last boss and abducted his daughter, Ocho joins forces with the drug mules against the clan. (86 mins.)
Director: Teruo Ishii
“ aka Female Yakuza Tale: Inquisition and Torture ” - Mighty_Emperor
 
80.
Hiroshima Death Match (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A young criminal joins a yakuza family to kill the gangsters who beat him up, but falls in love with his boss' widow niece, piling up enemies and corpses along his wayward way. (100 mins.)
Director: Kinji Fukasaku
“ Battles Without Honor and Humanity: Hiroshima Deathmatch ” - Mighty_Emperor
 
81.
Proxy War (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Yakuza boss Shozo Hirono must choose his alliances carefully as the local gangster family affiliations prove themselves to be wildly unstable, causing gang conflicts to slowly escalate. (119 mins.)
Director: Kinji Fukasaku
“ aka Battles Without Honor and Humanity: Proxy War ” - Mighty_Emperor
 
82.
Yakuza tai G-men (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
(93 mins.)
Director: Eiichi Kudô
 
83.
Bodigaado Kiba (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
(87 mins.)
 
84.
The Yakuza (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Harry Kilmer returns to Japan after several years in order to rescue his friend George's kidnapped daughter... (123 mins.)
Director: Sydney Pollack
“ A powerful film with one of Robert Mitchum's best performances alongside Ken Takakura. ” - Mighty_Emperor
 
85.
Police Tactics (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Conflicts between Hirono's family and Yamamori's family (and their allies) are made more tense by the ambitious underlings and the police's efforts to impose a crackdown on the gangs. (101 mins.)
Director: Kinji Fukasaku
“ aka Battles Without Honor and Humanity: Police Tactics ” - Mighty_Emperor
 
86.
Final Episode (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
While Hirono is in prison, his rival Takeda turns his own crime organization into a political party, whose two executives stir up new tensions in their thirst for power. (100 mins.)
Director: Kinji Fukasaku
“ aka Battles Without Honor and Humanity: Final Episode ” - Mighty_Emperor
 
87.
New Battles Without Honor and Humanity (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Bunta Sugawara is Miyoshi, a low-level assassin of the Yamamori gang who is sent to jail after a bungled hit... (98 mins.)
Director: Kinji Fukasaku
 
88.
Bôryoku gai (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A retired yakuza is caught in the middle of a growing conflict between two rival clans. (96 mins.)
Director: Hideo Gosha
 
89.
Jingi no hakaba (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A self-destructive man becomes a powerful member of the Japanese mafia but quickly loses his self control. Based on the true story of Rikio Ishikawa. (94 mins.)
Director: Kinji Fukasaku
“ aka Graveyard of Honor ” - Mighty_Emperor
 
90.
Cops vs Thugs (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Acting boss Hirotani of the Ohara gang uses his friendship with corrupt cop Kuno to usurp a staged land deal that rival yakuza gang Kawade had arranged through local politicians. Open warfare erupts between the two gangs. (100 mins.)
Director: Kinji Fukasaku
 
91.
The Killer Elite (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Mike Locke, who works for a private security firm affiliated with the CIA, is betrayed by his partner and left apparently crippled for life. (122 mins.)
Director: Sam Peckinpah
 
92.
Head of the Boss (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Sugawara is Kuroda, an itinerant gambler who steps in when a hit by drug-addicted assassin Kusunoki goes wrong... (94 mins.)
Director: Kinji Fukasaku
 
93.
Bodo shimane keimusho (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
(95 mins.)
Director: Sadao Nakajima
“ aka Riot Shimane Prison ” - Mighty_Emperor
 
94.
 
95.
Okinawa Yakuza sensô (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
(96 mins.)
Director: Sadao Nakajima
“ aka Okinawa Yakuza War ” - Mighty_Emperor
 
96.
Last Days of the Boss (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Sugawara plays Nozaki, a laborer who swears allegiance to a sympathetic crime boss, only to find himself... (91 mins.)
Director: Kinji Fukasaku
 
97.
Tattooed Hit Man (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Through a simple act of revenge, Tokyo's deadliest assassin sets off the biggest gang war in crime history... (106 mins.)
“ aka The Tattooed Hitman ” - Mighty_Emperor
 
98.
Doberman Cop (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
(90 mins.)
Director: Kinji Fukasaku
“ aka Doberman Cop

Manga adaptation again starring Chiba. ” - Mighty_Emperor
 
99.
Yakuza senso: Nihon no Don (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A supposedly true-to-life story of one of the biggest rightists - yakuza bosses in 1950s - '60s Japan. (132 mins.)
Director: Sadao Nakajima
“ aka Yakuza War: The Japanese Don ” - Mighty_Emperor
 
100.
Hokuriku dairi sensô (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
(98 mins.)
Director: Kinji Fukasaku