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American Samurai (1992)

R  |   |  Action  |  3 March 1993 (USA)
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An American reporter teams up with a martial arts expert, whose half-brother is a "yakuza"--Japanese mafia--drug dealer to battle swordsmen from around the world n a Turkish arena.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
David Bradley ...
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Kenjiro Sanga
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Janet Ward
Rex Ryon ...
Ed Harrison
Melissa Hellman ...
Samantha
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Tatsuya Sanga
Douvi Cohen ...
Stephane (as Douvey Cohen)
Mark Warren ...
Turk in Disco / Lars
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Turk in Disco
Shalom Avitan ...
Turk in Disco
Baruch Berkin ...
Hotel Clerk
Aryeh Moskona ...
Announcer (as Arie Muskuna)
Michael Morim ...
Police Chief
Misha Gal ...
Body Guard (as Moshe Gal)
John Slater ...
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An American reporter and a martial arts expert with a half-brother who is a yakuza drug dealer battle swordsmen from around the world in a Turkish arena. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Despite being killed in one of the first fights, the Barbarian Swordsman can be seen in the training room right after (and also later). See more »

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Bradley's best, maybe
18 February 2007 | by See all my reviews

Although I guess David Bradley is a highly skilled martial artist, I don't think he was that good in the three "American Ninja"-movies he took part in. "American Ninja 3" was OK, but the 4th and 5th installment of the series were just terrible. This movie is much better. It's an arena-fighting movie, and it's well performed. They managed to throw in a lot of different fighting styles from many places, and it was really interesting. Several of the styles were new to me. Another great thing is the introduction of Marc Dacascos into the world of martial arts movies. He's a great fighter, and here he made a convincing and extremely evil villain. The fight scenes in this movie are good, and they're also extremely brutal (even more brutal than "Shootfighter"). If you like martial arts action, you'll definitely like this movie.


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