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Kinjite: Forbidden Subjects (1989)

R  |   |  Action, Crime, Drama  |  3 February 1989 (USA)
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A brutal Los Angeles police Lt. is determined to bust up an organization that forces underage girls into prostitution.

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Lieutenant Crowe
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Eddie Rios
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Duke (as Juan Fernandez)
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Hiroshi Hada
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Kathleen Crowe
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Lavonne
Marion Yue ...
Mr. Kazuko Hada (as Marion Kodama Yue)
Bill McKinney ...
Father Burke
Gerald Castillo ...
Captain Tovar
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DeeDee
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Rita Crowe
Kumiko Hayakawa ...
Fumiko Hada
Michelle Wong ...
Setsuko Hada
Sam Chew Jr. ...
McLane
Sumant ...
Pakistani Hotel Clerk
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A Tokyo businessman (Hiroshi Hada), transferred to L.A, molests a teenage girl on a train. It turns out that the girl is the daughter of a vice cop. But in one of those plot twists that can only occur in the movies, the cop is assigned to find the businessman's own daughter who has been kidnapped and forced into a teen prostitution ring. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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3 February 1989 (USA)  »

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Apagorevmenoi karpoi  »

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$3,416,846 (USA)
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This movie represents the ninth and final of nine teamings of director J. Lee Thompson with star actor Charles Bronson. The two previously collaborated on St. Ives (1976), The White Buffalo (1977), Cabo Blanco (1980), 10 to Midnight (1983), The Evil That Men Do (1984), Murphy's Law (1986), Messenger of Death (1988) and Death Wish 4: The Crackdown (1987). See more »

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After Crowe and Rios throw Lavonne off the balcony into the pool, his lifeless body floats back to the top of the water. The dead body is clearly a white man, but Lavonne was black. See more »

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Rita Crowe: Some oriental guy touched my holy of holies!
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Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 25 Slow Movement
Written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (uncredited)
Courtesy of Music Fantastic
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* * OUT OF FIVE
30 August 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Charles Bronson stars as Lt Crowe a police detective who declares war on a pimp named Duke (Juan Fernandez) who kidnaps the daughter of a Japanese businessman who is the man who sexually harassed Crowe's daughter (Amy Hathaway) in this sleazy yet stylishly helmed revenge thriller. Kinjite may not be for everyone with it's somewhat disturbing plot threads but it is well made and indeed entertaining.


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