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Red Sun Rising (1994)

 -  Action  -  1 September 1994 (USA)
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Thomas Hoshino (Willson) is a tough Japanese detective, who lost his partner by a deadly Yakuza killer Jaho (Lew). He tracks down the killer and his master to Los Angeles, where he teams up... See full summary »

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Thomas Hoshino
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Det. Karen Ryder
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Buntoro Iga
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Capt. Meisler
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Yamata
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Decklin
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Jaho
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Gamal
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Yuji
James Hatch ...
Ray
Forry Smith ...
Steve
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Hector
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Rita
Leonard O. Turner ...
Councilman Royce
Diana Lipari ...
Newswoman
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Thomas Hoshino (Willson) is a tough Japanese detective, who lost his partner by a deadly Yakuza killer Jaho (Lew). He tracks down the killer and his master to Los Angeles, where he teams up with Det. Karen Ryder (Farrell). Soon they discover that Yakuza prepares a gang war and weapon smuggling. Hoshino must find a way to defeat the killer who posses mystical ninja powers. Written by svedzin

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Japan's toughest cop is in L.A. to track down the Yakuza's deadliest killer

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1 September 1994 (USA)  »

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Guerreiro do Sol Nascente  »

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The lead character's name, Hoshino, was the nickname Don 'The Dragon' Wilson competed under exclusively when kickboxing in Japan. See more »

Quotes

[after blowing up a guy's car with a bazooka]
Jaho: So much for sales resistance.
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Soundtracks

LET'S GET READY TO RUMBLE
Written by Bill Wesley and Paul Garcia
Performed by Brother Rican
Produced by Bil Wesley
Published by Watta Wesley Music (BMI)
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Not the best script or acting, but Terry did the best she could with what she was given
23 February 1999 | by (Dallas, Texas) – See all my reviews

There is no doubt that Don Wilson is a phenomenal marital artist. But he really didn't get to show it off in this film. If fact, most of the story was so lame that the films only saving grace was Terry Farrell. Not a great part for her, but she did the best she could with what she was given and her performance was, well...fun. But even she couldn't save this film from becoming a B movie compared to other, better action/martial arts movies.


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