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Koroshi (1968)

TV Movie  -   -  Action | Thriller  -  December 1969 (USA)
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Secret agent John Drake (aka Danger Man) goes to Japan to infiltrate a secret society that specializes in murder.

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Yôko Tani ...
Ako Nakamura / Miho
Amanda Barrie ...
Rosemary
Ronald Howard ...
Sanders
Kenneth Griffith ...
Richards
George Coulouris ...
Controller (as George Colouris)
Maxine Audley ...
Pauline
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Tanaka
John Garrie ...
Old Japanese Man
David Toguri ...
Tommy Yapp ...
Contact Man
Edward Ogden ...
Edward Sharp
Jeremy Longhurst ...
Fortune
Christopher Benjamin ...
Mona Chong ...
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Secret agent John Drake (aka Danger Man) goes to Japan to infiltrate a secret society that specializes in murder.

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Danger Man - Das Syndikat der Grausamen  »

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Koroshi means "murder scene" in Japanese. See more »

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When Drake visits the policeman Commander Yamada in his Tokyo office, Yamada has a map of Tokyo Bay behind him written in English. A real police office in Tokyo would have had a Japanese, or at least bilingual map. See more »

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Follows The Prisoner (1967) See more »

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The GREAT DANGER MAN ends......
1 August 2011 | by (NYC) – See all my reviews

Patrick Mcgoohan had just worked exhaustively for the past 5+ years, first, on the half- hour series, then the hour-longs, of what for me, and many others, is one of the BEST programs TV's had to offer.

KOROSHI is the last two episodes (only ones in color) of (what was) DANGER MAN's final - aborted season.

I first saw KOROSHI, and was thrilled to see it, as it had been YEARS since I'd seen DANGER MAN (before DVD's and, yes, even before Videotapes, 'kids').

What had been a thrilling show, with terrific scripts, and terrific acting, had it's life sucked out - by, ironically - color.

In the intervening years, since I first saw KOROSHI, DANGER MAN has been released on DVD. On them are the two episodes that make up KORSHI, one being an episode bearing this title, the other, SHINDA SHIMA.

I WISH I could say that independently seen, the episodes were stronger.

Sadly, they're not.

As another reviewer said, it just seemed to be trying to be 'Bond-like,' and one of the great things about DANGER MAN was John Drake's lack of guns (as Drake once said; I don't like guns. They're noisy, and they hurt people. I do very well with my hands).

I think the ONLY good thing about KOROSHI, is knowing that, as Mcgoohan's interest in continuing DANGER MAN had left, his mind had drifted to creating the most original, thought provoking television series television had seen.

The PRISONER was about to be born.


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