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Director:
Writer (WGA):
Harold Nebenzal (written by)
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Release Date:
3 February 1989 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Desire. Temptation. Revenge See more »
Plot:
A brutal Los Angeles police Lt. is determined to bust up an organization that forces underage girls into prostitution. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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Charles Bronson ... Lieutenant Crowe

Perry Lopez ... Eddie Rios

Juan Fernández ... Duke (as Juan Fernandez)

James Pax ... Hiroshi Hada

Peggy Lipton ... Kathleen Crowe

Sy Richardson ... Lavonne
Marion Yue ... Mr. Kazuko Hada (as Marion Kodama Yue)
Bill McKinney ... Father Burke
Gerald Castillo ... Captain Tovar

Nicole Eggert ... DeeDee

Amy Hathaway ... Rita Crowe
Kumiko Hayakawa ... Fumiko Hada
Michelle Wong ... Setsuko Hada
Sam Chew Jr. ... McLane
Sumant ... Pakistani Hotel Clerk
Alex Hyde-White ... English Instructor
Jim Ishida ... Nakata
Jill Ito ... Japanese Hostess - Tokyo
Leila Lee Olsen ... Nobu-Chan (as Leila Hee Olsen)
Richard Egan Jr. ... Vince
Deonca Brown ... Louise
Sheila Gale Kandlbinder ... Swimming Coach
Chris Bennett ... School Photographer
George Van Noy ... Race Starter
Helen Lin ... Tokyo Subway Girl
Richard E. Butler ... Joey - Deli Owner
James Ogawa ... Kokuden Representative
Bill Cho Lee ... Ota
Cynthia Gouw ... Japanese Hostess - L.A.
Veronica Carothers ... Blonde Hostess
Alonzo Brown Jr. ... Mugger
Michael Chong ... Lieutenent Lim
Yung Sun ... Gray Haired Japanese
Shaun Shimoda ... Japanese Calligraphy Teacher
Mindy Simon ... Schoolgirl
Samuel E. Woods ... Hot Dog Vendor
Rob Narita ... Japanese School Principal
Yuri Ogawa ... Mrs. Ota
Shelli Rae ... Duke's Girl
Jessica Younger ... Duke's Girl

Bill Brochtrup ... Hairdresser
Laura Crosson ... Officer Petrini
Tom Morga ... Krieger
Kim Lee ... Porno Actress
Marilyn Dodds Frank ... Lesbian Pedophile (as Marilyn Frank)
John F. McCarthy ... Porno Theater Manager
Jerome Thor ... Perverted Gentleman
Erez Yoaz ... Rosario

Robert Axelrod ... Security Guard
Elisabeth Chavez ... Maria Rios
Simon Maldonado ... Eddie Rios Jr.
Don Morton ... Turnkey
Jay S. York ... Duke's Cellmate
Lance Lane ... Prison Inmate
Gary Mitrea ... Prison Inmate

Danny Trejo ... Prison Inmate
Lane Leavitt ... Crane Operator

Jophery C. Brown ... Duke's Thug (as Jophery Brown)
Clifford Strong ... Duke's Thug

Directed by
J. Lee Thompson 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Harold Nebenzal (written by)

Produced by
Yoram Globus .... executive producer
Menahem Golan .... executive producer
Pancho Kohner .... producer
Patricia G. Payró .... associate producer
Richard Driscoll .... assistant producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Greg De Belles  (as Greg DeBelles)
 
Cinematography by
Gideon Porath (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Mary E. Jochem 
Peter Lee-Thompson 
 
Casting by
Perry Bullington 
Nancy Lara-Hansch  (as Nancy Lara)
 
Art Direction by
Whitney Brooke Wheeler  (as W. Brooke Wheeler)
 
Set Decoration by
Mel Cooper  (as Margaret C. Fischer)
 
Costume Design by
Michael W. Hoffman  (as Michael Hoffman)
 
Makeup Department
Annette E. Fabrizi .... makeup artist (as Annette Fabrizi)
Carla M. Fabrizi .... key hair stylist (as Carla Fabrizi)
Carla M. Fabrizi .... key makeup artist (as Carla Fabrizi)
Linda Vallejo .... assistant makeup artist (as Linda A. Vallejo)
 
Production Management
Michael Alden .... post-production supervisor
Marc S. Fischer .... executive in charge of production
Alain Jakubowicz .... post-production supervisor
Sheridan Dar Reid .... production manager (as Sheridan 'Dar' Reid)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Robert C. Ortwin Jr. .... first assistant director
George Van Noy .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Edwin M. Brewer .... property master
Lance Clarke .... set dresser
Marjorie Coster .... art department coordinator (as Marjorie J. Coster)
Craig Gadsby .... set dresser
Mark Heiner .... property assistant
Richard G. Huston .... scenic painter (as Richard Huston)
Alan Macrae .... construction coordinator (as Alan MacRae)
Robert A. Maisto .... assistant art director (as Robert Maisto)
Masako Masuda .... assistant set decorator
Donnie Merrell .... on-set dresser
Greg Rachal .... carpenter
John S. Reynolds .... carpenter (as John Reynolds)
Donna Slager .... scenic painter
Theo Van Den Huevel .... carpenter (as Theo Van Den Heuvel)
Drew Williams .... lead man (as Drew C. Williams)
Neil Wolfson .... set dresser (as Neil B. Wolfson)
Todd Debreceni .... stand-by painter (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Terrisa Algarin .... foley artist (as Theressa Algarin)
Richard Burton .... sound editor
Mark S. Cafolla .... assistant sound editor
Tina Canny .... sound recordist
Thierry J. Couturier .... sound editor (as Thierry Couturier)
David Cunningham .... sound re-recording mixer
Patrick Cyccone Jr. .... sound re-recording mixer
Peter Elliott .... apprentice sound editor (as Peter Elliot)
Craig Felburg .... sound mixer
Kurt Nicholas Forshager .... foley editor (as Kurt N. Forshager)
Robert Friedman .... foley artist
Tony Garber .... supervising sound editor
Albert Gasser .... sound editor
Tommy Goodwin .... adr mixer
Tommy Goodwin .... foley mixer
Cameron Hamza .... boom operator
Tara Lynn Howell .... sound editor
Frank A. Montaño .... sound re-recording mixer (as Frank A. Montano Jr.)
Frank A. Montaño .... sound re-recording mixer
Tony Pascuzzo .... sound recordist
Jeffrey L. Sandler .... sound editor
Susanne Spain .... assistant sound editor
Dean St. John .... adr recordist
Dean St. John .... foley recordist
Bill Van Daalen .... sound editor
Jeff Burman .... sound editor (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Burt Dalton .... special effects (as Burt C. Dalton)
Frank L. Pope .... special effects assistant
 
Stunts
Dan Bradley .... stunt player
Carl Ciarfalio .... stunt player
Kenny Endoso .... stunt player
Jon H. Epstein .... stunt player (as Jon Epstein)
Glory Fioramonti .... stunt player
Mickey Gilbert .... stunt player
Brian Imada .... stunt player
Jeff Imada .... stunt player
James Lew .... stunt player
Dennis Madalone .... stunt player
Bufort McClerkins .... stunt player
Buck McDancer .... stunt player
Alan Oliney .... stunt player
Ernie F. Orsatti .... stunt coordinator (as Ernie Orsatti)
Frank Orsatti .... stunt player
Noon Orsatti .... stunt player
Stuart Quan .... stunt player
Bill M. Ryusaki .... stunt player (as Bill Ryusaki)
Rick Wagner .... stunt player
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Saeed Adyani .... still photographer
David Azzoto .... equipment technician
Robert J. Babin .... key grip
D.R. Boyd .... additional camera operator
Pierre Chemaly .... additional second camera assistant
Michael J. Coo .... dolly grip (as Michael Coo)
Alicia Craft .... additional camera assistant
Bruce DeAragon .... additional second camera assistant (as Bruce De Aragon)
Cobie Fair .... additional key grip
Gary Farr .... still photographer
Lance Fisher .... additional camera assistant
Daniel Graff .... additional gaffer (as Danny 'G' Graff)
William J. Gray .... electrician (as William James Gray)
Todd Griffith .... grip
Dennis Hall .... additional camera assistant (as Dennis S. Hall)
Johnny Karls .... second assistant camera (as John F. Karls)
Mark Kline .... grip (as Mark E. Kline)
Mako Koiwai .... additional camera assistant (as F. Mako Koiwai)
Larry Liddell .... electrician
Scott Lieu .... best boy grip
Mark Ludwig .... additional camera assistant
Terry Marshall .... best boy electrician (as Terry N. Marshall)
Sean McLin .... additional camera operator
Peter Norkus .... additional camera assistant
W.L. Peterson .... additional camera assistant
Robert A. Petzoldt III .... electrician
Paul F. Petzoldt .... gaffer
Michael G. Riba .... additional camera assistant (as Michael Riba)
Mark A. Shelton .... electrician
Christian Silver .... additional best boy grip
Guy Skinner .... first assistant camera (as Guy Ladd Skinner)
Scott E. Steele .... additional camera assistant
Vance Trussell .... additional best boy electric
Vladimir Tukan .... additional camera operator
Ronald Vidor .... additional photographer
Ronald Vidor .... underwater director of photography
 
Casting Department
Dennis Hansen .... extras casting
Burton Sharp .... voice casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Agnes Lyon .... costume supervisor
Tony Velasco .... costumer
 
Editorial Department
Laura Lee Bong .... second assistant editor
Omneya 'Nini' Mazen .... post-production coordinator
Doron Regev .... first assistant editor
Angelo Russo .... color timer
Josh Taft .... second assistant editor
Anne-Marie Vitello .... negative cutter
Ron Vitello .... negative cutter
 
Music Department
Lisa Drew .... music coordinator
Virginia S. Ellsworth .... music editor
Joachim H. Hansch .... music supervisor
John La Salandra .... music editor (as John LaSalandra)
Greg Townley .... music co-producer
Greg Townley .... music recordist
Greg Townley .... scoring mixer (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Jimmy Jones .... transportation coordinator
Joel Renfro .... transportation captain
Joel Renfro .... transportation coordinator
Kat Werner .... transportation secretary
 
Other crew
Wenden K. Baldwin .... title designer
Joe Benn .... key production assistant
M. Ginanne Carpenter .... production coordinator
Karin Cooper .... script supervisor
Marilyn Febus .... assistant auditor
Sheila Gale Kandlbinder .... stand-in
Gary Kesell .... location manager
John F. McCarthy .... stand-in
Don Morton .... extras wrangler (as Don L. Morton)
Larry Pearson .... location manager
Amy Perlmutter .... production assistant
James F. Reid .... production assistant
Emily Rice .... production auditor (as Emily J. Rice)
Natalie Sara Rooney .... production assistant
John Saviano .... assistant production coordinator
Kyle Seidenbaum .... title designer
Andrew Singer .... production assistant
Bob Wishnefsky .... craft service (as Robert Wishnefsky)
Burton Sharp .... adr group coordinator (uncredited)
Joe Straw .... production accountant (uncredited)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Kinjite" - International (English title) (informal short title)
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Runtime:
97 min
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Color:
Color (TVC)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
This was the final film Charles Bronson made prior to the passing away of his wife, actress Jill Ireland.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: The car in the Harbor Scene in which Crowe (Bronson) and his partner sit is smashed up twice by the car crane .See more »
Quotes:
Lt. Crowe:I'd like to shove this up your ass, but I don't want to dirty my hands.See more »
Movie Connections:
References Maid in Sweden (1971)See more »
Soundtrack:
Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 25 Slow MovementSee more »

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5 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
Bronson 101, 7 January 2010
Author: Michael_Elliott from Louisville, KY

Kinjite: Forbidden Subjects (1989)

** (out of 4)

Charles Bronson's final film for Cannon is this rather disturbing story of him playing a cop trying to bring down a pimp who is kidnapping teenage girls and selling them off as sex slaves. Part of the plot has Bronson's daughter being molested by an Asian man whose daughter just happens to be one of the girls stolen by the pimp. As you can tell, the story here is pretty dirty and the film really doesn't shy away from its rather morbid subject matter. The movie tries to be a lot smarter than your typical Cannon movie but the screenplay isn't serious enough to really carry all the drama that tries to be thrown in. The movie is very confused because it doesn't know if it wants to be pure exploitation and cheap fun or if it actually wants to dive deep into an ugly subject matter and try to say something serious about rape and different cultures. The screenplay also makes a major mistake of having the Asian man being a pervert who molests Bronson's daughter. Not only does this take away from the story involving his kidnapped daughter but his sins are never even dealt with. Thompson actually makes the film pretty stylish, which is a lot more than you can say about several of the films he made with Bronson. There's one sequence where various men are sent into the room with the young Asian girl to rape her and the way Thompson shows this is very restraint as we never see anything but we get the very ugly picture. As far as the performances go, they're what you'd expect from a film like this. Bronson shows up as his typical self and goes by the numbers but fans, such as myself, will eat it up. The supporting cast really doesn't feature anyone too familiar but Jaime Fernandez is good as the dirty pimp. Nicole Eggert plays one of the pimp's girls and look quick for Danny Trejo. Most people will be turned off by this film, which is understandable but Bronson fans will still want to check it out as will fans of Cannon. In the end the movie doesn't really work because of it playing both sides of the coin but there's enough here to make it worth watching.

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