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Showdown in Little Tokyo (1991)

 -  Action | Comedy | Crime  -  23 August 1991 (USA)
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Detective Chris Kenner was orphaned as a child as his father was in the service and was killed and lived in Japan. Now he is on the trail of ruthless Yakuza leader named Yoshido, who helped... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Funekei Yoshida
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Minako Okeya
Toshishiro Obata ...
Sato
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Tanaka
Rodney Kageyama ...
Eddie
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Detective Nelson
Renee Allman ...
Angel Mueller (as Renee Griffin)
Reid Asato ...
Muto
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Mama Yamaguchi
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Ito
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Nonnie Russell - Coroner
Lenny Imamura ...
Kickboxer #1
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Kickboxer #2
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Storyline

Detective Chris Kenner was orphaned as a child as his father was in the service and was killed and lived in Japan. Now he is on the trail of ruthless Yakuza leader named Yoshido, who helped establish a small Japanese area in Los Angeles and is now running a drug ring disguised as a brewery. However, Kenner must team up with a Japanese-American detective named Johnny Murata, and he also must protect a witness named Minako who would testify against Yoshido. But what Kenner will soon discover that he will be in a lot more than what he bargained for. Written by John Wiggins

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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One's a warrior. One's a wise guy. They're two L.A. cops going after a gang of drug lords. Feet first.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence, and for language, sensuality and drug use | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

23 August 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Sgt. K.  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$8,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$2,275,557 (USA)
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Despite a theatrical run (limited to 140 screens) in the United States and a few territories (Italy, Hungary, Israel, Mexico, Pakistan, Thailand, and South Korea), Warner Bros. released it directly to video in most countries. See more »

Goofs

When Kenner gets shot in the final scene at the parade, he says to Murata that the bullet went straight through, however when he is fighting there is clearly no exit wound on his back See more »

Quotes

Minako: [laughs]
Chris Kenner: What?
Minako: That time I heard you coming!
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Connections

Referenced in E! True Hollywood Story: Brandon Lee (1997) See more »

Soundtracks

Boys Night Out
Written by Kris Kurry and Eddie Wilde
Produced by Kris Kurry
Performed by K.K. Wilde
Courtesy of Platinum Records, Inc.
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Excellent Movie
15 April 2003 | by See all my reviews

Dolph Lundgren and Brandon Lee make a unique team. The movie has plenty of action to satisfy action fans. The action and fight scenes are choreographed well. Brandon Lee is pretty funny, making lots of wise-cracks through out the film and Dolph gives a pretty good performance as a man looking for revenge. Great movie to check out especially if your a fan or brandons or dolphs and love action and martial arts!


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