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Release Date:
November 1974 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
If you've got to fight...fight dirty!
Plot:
Terry is a tough, mercenary, master of martial arts. When an important business magnate dies, leaving billions to his daughter... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Isn't that mean and nasty! See more (51 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Shin'ichi Chiba ... Takuma Tsurugi (Terry) (as Sonny Chiba)
Goichi Yamada ... Rakuda Zhang
Yutaka Nakajima ... Sarai Chuayut
Tony Cetera ... Abdul Jadot
Masafumi Suzuki ... Kendo Masaoka
Masashi Ishibashi ... Tateki Shikenbaru
Akira Shioji ... Liang Dong-Yi
Osman Yusuf ... Kingstone
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bin Amatsu ... Môrôkô
Jirô Chiba ... Gijun Shikenbaru
Tatsuo Endô ... Bayan

Seizô Fukumoto ... Mutaguchi's Thug B
Tsutomu Harada ... Wrestler
Jun'ichi Haruta
Masataka Iwao ... Mutaguchi's Thug A
Osamu Kaneda
Minken Karasawa ... Prison Warden
Ryûji Katagiri ... Hanada
Nobuo Kawai ... Tetsunosuke Tsuchida
Takuzô Kawatani ... Ôshima
Chiyoko Kazama ... Yang Ji-Chun
Ken Kazama ... Senkaku Kan
Satoshi Kurihara
Takashi Noguchi ... Yokoyama
Chico Roland ... Bondo
Shunji Sasaki
Etsuko Shihomi ... Nachi Shikenbaru
Kojiro Shirakawa ... Inspector Chen
Shiro Sumitomo ... Onaga
Fumio Watanabe ... Renzo Mutaguchi
Rin'ichi Yamamoto ... Kowloon Dinsau
Hitoshi Ômae ... Musukari
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Directed by
Shigehiro Ozawa 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Kôji Takada 
Motohiro Torii 

Original Music by
Toshiaki Tsushima 
 
Cinematography by
Kenji Tsukagoshi  (as Kenji Horikoshi)
 
Production Design by
Takatoshi Suzuki 
 
Other crew
T. Harada .... wrestling direction
Reggy Jones .... wrestling direction
Ken Kazama .... kick boxing direction
Jack Sholder .... title designer
Masafumi Suzuki .... military arts direction
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Gekitotsu! Satsujin ken" - Japan (original title)
"Clash! Killer Fist" - International (English title) (literal title)
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Runtime:
Australia:91 min | UK:87 min (cut version) | USA:75 min (R-rated version) | USA:91 min (unrated version)
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Color (Eastmancolor) | Black and White
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Certification:
Australia:M (DVD rating) | Australia:M (VHS rating) (cut) | Canada:18+ (Quebec) | Finland:K-18 | France:-16 | New Zealand:R13 (DVD rating) | Norway:18 (video premiere) | UK:18 | UK:X (original rating) | UK:AA (original rating) | USA:R | USA:Not Rated (DVD rating) | USA:X (original rating) | West Germany:18 (cut)
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Trivia:
First film to ever get an X rating for violence.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: When the Yakuza attacks "Terry" in his apartment after learning who leads them, one of the Yakuza members drops to his knees before Terry gets to him so he can vault off his back to kick another Yakuza member.See more »
Quotes:
Terry Tsurugi:Tell that bitch who sent you how sorry I am I can no longer be her friendSee more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Conan the Destroyer (1984)See more »

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6 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
Isn't that mean and nasty!, 12 June 2003
Author: mister_pig from Cincinnati, Ohio

Great movie! Sonny Chiba is the ultimate martial arts star. Everything about this movie is great... well, not everything. For instance... Ratnose? If you were the sidekick of a martial arts maniac like Terry, would you call yourself Ratnose? Oh well, as annoying as Ratnose is, you can live with it because The Street fighter is what it's all about. You will become tired of hearing Ratnose whine "Terry, Terry, Terrrrrryyyyy!" but at least it's good for a couple of laughs.

If you like this one, you just about have to see Return of The Street Fighter, which completes the story. However, The Street Fighters Last Revenge is the best of the series in my book.

All in all, this one will remain a classic for all time.

10 out of 10

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