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Showdown in Little Tokyo (1991)

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Two cops have to work together to bring down the yakuza, while trying to protect a beautiful women.

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Eddie
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Detective Nelson
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Angel Mueller (as Renee Griffin)
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Mama Yamaguchi
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Ito
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Nonnie Russell - Coroner (as Vernee Watson-Johnson)
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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

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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)  »

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Sgt. K.  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$8,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$649,809, 25 August 1991, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$2,275,557
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Dolph Lundgren's leather jacket in the movie has the kanji logo of his karate style, Kyokushin, written on the left sleeve. See more »

Goofs

When Yoshida lost his sword and Kenner grabbed it, in the Kenner-Yoshida sword fight, in one shot we could see Yoshida standing with some kind of knife in his right hand. Later it disappears. See more »

Quotes

[Kenner is aiming a gun at the main bad guy]
Johnny Murata: Well? Are you gonna kill him?
Det. Kenner: Not right now... Maybe later.
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Connections

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

Soundtracks

The Woman in Me
Written and Produced by Walter "Kandor" Khan
Performed by Natalie
Courtesy of Sunshine Entertainment and Scully Music Co.
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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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