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Return of the Street Fighter (1974)
"Satsujin ken 2" (original title)

 -  Action | Crime | Drama  -  3 December 1975 (USA)
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Takuma "Terry" Tsurugi returns. In this sequel, he sets out to bust up a phony charity put together by the Yukuza.

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Takuma Tsurugi (as Sonny Chiba)
Yôko Ichiji ...
Pin Boke
Masashi Ishibashi ...
Tateki Shikenbaru
Claude Gagnon ...
Don Costello
Hiroshi Tanaka ...
Isamu Otaguro
Masafumi Suzuki ...
Kendo Masaoka
Naoki Shima ...
Shichiro Yamagami
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Uzura Brown
Marina Elbirth ...
Mafia Assasin
Hal Gold ...
Rio Grandol
Keisuke Handa ...
Takutoshi
George Ilican ...
Arabian Champion
Masataka Iwao ...
Masuda
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Takuma "Terry" Tsurugi returns. In this sequel, he sets out to bust up a phony charity put together by the Yukuza.

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The incredible Sonny Chiba is back! And he's meaner than ever!

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Return of the Street Fighter (1974)
31 December 2011 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Return of the Street Fighter avoids the trap of many sequels, by actually simplifying procedures. The plot is much easier to follow and there are less characters to concern yourself with. Return of the Street Fighter is completely filled with action sequences, the plot is laid out early on to give us 80 minutes of ferocious action. It's all really well shot and Chiba brings his inescapable talents to the role. There are some stranger aspects to the film, such as outrageous examples of super strength and agility. Chiba can now hit people so hard that their eyes pop out. He even stabs people with guns. It's more tongue in cheek than the original. The twists are really unexpected, but sometimes reintroduce characters for no reason, other than yet another fight scene. The film also uses two fight scenes from the original as flashbacks. However, they are the ENTIRE scenes. It's not as though this film was lacking action scenes.


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