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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
Philip Tan ...
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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23 August 1991 (USA)  »

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Sgt. K.  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$8,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$2,275,557 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

One draft was written by Steve Sharon, who had written the Dirty Harry movie The Dead Pool (1988). 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

Chris Kenner: Hey, she was frightened.
Johnny Murata: Yeah, I saw you strip down for that hot tub. I'd be frightened, too...
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Connections

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

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Slow Hand
Written by John Bettis and Michael Clark
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User Reviews

A Tour de Force in..........Macho-ism....
9 September 2003 | by (LA, USA) – See all my reviews

In general terms, what does the young-hearted, red-blooded, upbeat kind of male really like to see in a movie? Gunshots, girls, kicking, girls, punching, girls, explosions, girls, outrageous dialogue, girls.......ok, now once we have cleared this up, one might now know what to expect from Showdown in Little Tokyo, a great little film that never takes itself seriously and only serves to entertain........that just may be all we young-hearted, red-blooded, upbeat males will ever need in a movie.


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