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Rage of Honor (1987)

R | | Action, Drama | February 1987 (USA)
A Japanese cop, Shiro, and his partner Ray are after a bunch of drug dealers. But they are betrayed by an insider and Ray is killed. Shiro follows the murderer, a sadistic drug lord, up to Singapore.

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Shiro Tanaka
Lewis Van Bergen ...
Havlock
Robin Evans ...
Jennifer Lane
Gerry Gibson
Charles Lucia ...
Dick (as Chip Lucia)
Richard Wiley ...
Ray Jones
Carlos Estrada
Ulises Dumont
Theodore McNabney ...
(as Ted McNabney)
Alan Amiel
Armando Capo ...
Juan (as Armando Caro)
Marlee Jepson ...
Girl in Convertible
Alejo Apsega ...
Killer in Hotel
Ezequiel Ezquenazi ...
Killer in Hotel (as Ezequiel Ezkenazi)
Eric Seward ...
Desk Clerk
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A Japanese cop, Shiro, and his partner Ray are after a bunch of drug dealers. But they are betrayed by an insider and Ray is killed. Shiro follows the murderer, a sadistic drug lord, up to Singapore.

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Shiro Tanaka lost his crossbow to the natives when his rope breaks crossing the waterfall gorge. They pick it up and shake it at him as though taunting him. Immediately afterward, he is shown once again with the crossbow slung on his back. See more »

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Highly entertaining!
13 May 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

The always enjoyable to watch Sho Kosugi stars in this highly entertaining martial arts actioner as Shiro Tanaka, a drug enforcement officer (and ostensibly a ninja to boot!) who swears an oath of revenge after his partner is brutally murdered by a highly organised narcotics gang who are headed by a particularly sadistic (and scruffy looking!) fellow played by Lewis Van Bergen.

Plot wise the film doesn't get anymore advanced than this and it has to be said that the direction is rather muddled to say the very least but frankly who cares – people watch this kind of movie for the action content and in this regards this movie certainly delivers it by the bucket load! Fights break out roughly every few minutes with our man Sho delivering some typically cool moves and utilising some mean looking weapons against his various foes.

Throw into the mix some ninja and hey presto you have a great hour and a half's entertainment! Solid stuff from the incomparable Kosugi yet again who despite clearly struggling with his English throughout, nonetheless carries his usual puissant screen presence.

Highly recommended for action junkies!


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