Roaring Fire (1982)
"Hoero tekken" (original title)

R  |   |  Action, Comedy, Crime  |  May 1982 (USA)
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Joji learns a dark secret from his dying father; he learns he has a twin brother and a sister. He travels to find his brother and finds he has been murdered in mysterious circumstances. ... See full summary »


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Credited cast:
Joji / Toru
Mr. Magic / Interpol Inspector (as Sonny Chiba)
Etsuko Shihomi ...
Mikio Narita ...
Abdullah the Butcher ...
Samson / Spartacus
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tatsuo Endô ...
Uncle Ikeda
Shôtarô Hayashi ...
Satoru (as Ryotaro Hayashi)
Tatsuo Inada ...
Koga Shadow
Masashi Ishibashi ...
Masataka Iwao ...
Michio Kai ...
Koga Shadow (as Kai M)
Makoto Kenmochi ...
Koga Shadow
Bin Kurihara ...
Hayashi (as Satoshi Kurihara)
Toshiaki Minami ...


Joji learns a dark secret from his dying father; he learns he has a twin brother and a sister. He travels to find his brother and finds he has been murdered in mysterious circumstances. While staying with his sister he overhears his Uncle's plans to find a 130CT diamond (named the Queen of Sheba) and soon learns he may be behind other sinister schemes. Written by ninjaalexs

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Samson: [on being told he will be kicked out of the gang] That's fine. It doesn't bother me at all. Not at all. You didn't know that?
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17 December 2001 | by (UNITED STATES) – See all my reviews

I love Sonny Chiba movies, and knowing that he was in this, I had to rent it. If you can make heads or tails out of the incomprehensible plot, I'll eat both of my legs right in front of you! And the saddest part is that Sonny isn't even the star. That burden falls on the shoulders of his protegee, Hiroyuki Sanada. But what other movie can you name where you get Sonny Chiba as a gambler/magician/cop?

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