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Golgo 13 (1977)
"Golgo 13: Kûron no kubi" (original title)

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Blood for Money! Sonny Chiba is "Golgo 13", a cold, calculating, ruthless assassin, working for the U.S. drug syndicate. His assignment: "take-out" Hong Kong's underworld kingpin. His only ... See full summary »

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Duke Togo (Golgo 13) (as Sonny Chiba)
Lun Chia ...
Detective Smith (as Callan)
Etsuko Shihomi ...
Lam Ling
Emi Shindô ...
Yip Lin
Yung-en Sun ...
Kong Laan (as Elaine Sung)
Dana ...
Leika
Nick Lam Wai Kei ...
Chow Lui Fung
Jerry Ito ...
Polanski
Chih-chung Li ...
Wong Tak Ming
Yao Lin Chen ...
Chan
Shu Tong Wong ...
Hung
Joana Tors ...
Maliya
Fiona Humphrey ...
Cassowary
Gam Shing Sung ...
Lee
Tien Hsi Tang ...
Baldy Nyudo
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Blood for Money! Sonny Chiba is "Golgo 13", a cold, calculating, ruthless assassin, working for the U.S. drug syndicate. His assignment: "take-out" Hong Kong's underworld kingpin. His only obstacle: a relentless cop, determined to stop him - no matter what the cost. The result is an explosive adventure through the seamy, violent streets of Hong Kong. Written by Anonymous

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A master assassin, bent on blood!

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Action | Crime | Thriller

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4 May 1978 (Hong Kong)  »

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Golgo 13: Kûron no kubi  »

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Golgo 13 manages to pull off one of those "bullet through the sniper rifle's mounted telescope" scenes inspired by the contemporary legend of Vietnam solider Carlos Hathcock in this film. See more »

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In the final island sequence, when Golgo 13 emerges from the sea wearing shorts there is no sign of the leg wound he received a few scenes previously. See more »

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mister super cool
11 January 2007 | by (Greenwich - London) – See all my reviews

The charismatic Sonny Chiba is most impressive in this kick ass action movie that flits from Hong Kong to Miami and from Tokyo to Kyoto.

We flit from enemy to enemy as well in a slightly confusing tale of drug dealers, hit men and the Hong Kong police, not forgetting the Peruvian ambassador and his daughter!

How much we follow the slender plot matters not, as long as we miss none of the mister super cool Sony Chiba action.

All fast moving and spirited stuff with martial arts, shoot outs and assassinations.

Spirited.


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