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American Samurai (1992)

R | | Action | 3 March 1993 (USA)
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 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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It doesn't suck as bad as these others think...
23 January 2000 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Seriously, this movie isn't quite as bad as people think it is. I mean yes of course it does have the CHEESY as hell love scenes and the whole meshing scenes together thing...but this was the EARLY 90s folks. We didn't have the crap they have now...on top of it do you really think this movie would have made it big in the boxoffice if it were done by Speilberg?! NO! I loved this movie for a few reasons...and I will admit to it's bad production...but lets be serious for a moment here...this is a small time movie...for actors JUST beginning their careers. You don't pile on the scenes and acting if someone is just beginning their career. A lot of people are shallow...this movie had great parts in it. Especially the gorrish blood and guts. I loved it. Technology HAS gotten better people, grow up!


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