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Showdown in Little Tokyo (1991)

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

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Cast

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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 (as Vernee Watson-Johnson)
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

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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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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Editor Michael Eliot was brought in by Warner Bros. for substantial re-editing to make the film faster after WB were unhappy with an early cut. He had performed the same job on Warner's other 1991 action film, Out for Justice (1991). Scenes cut included a different introduction to Kenner, and his former partner Yosuto, more of the Nelson character, played by Ernie Lively, more dramatic scenes between Lundgren and Lee and a scene after the opening gunfight at the underground boxing match where Kenner is chewed out by his superiors for all the mayhem he has caused. See more »

Goofs

In the last gun fight Kenner and Murata use an M-16, both of them. It's a gun with 30 bullets per magazine, but they fire at least one hundred bullets with no reloading. 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 Hollywood Stuntmakers: Fantastic Fights (1991) See more »

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Slow Hand
Written by John Bettis and Michael Clark
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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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