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Blue Tiger (1994)

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A woman dedicates her life to seeking revenge after her son is killed by crossfire as Japanese gangsters perform a hit.

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Tôru Nakamura ...
Seiji
Dean Hallo ...
Henry Soames
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Gan
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Luis
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Lieutenant Sakagami
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Smith
Brenda Varda ...
Emily
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Soya
Henry Mortensen ...
Darin Hayes
Claudia Templeton ...
Nun
Toshishiro Obata ...
Kunimatsu
John Hammil ...
Pharmacist
Chris DeRose ...
Detective
Thomas 'Doc' Boguski ...
Coroner
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Gena witnesses the murder of her son by a Japanees hit-man. He accidentally shoots the boy during a hit on a rival gang of bus operators. Gena then dedicates her life to revenge, and seeks out the gunman. But are the other (mystical) influences involved ? Written by Rob Hartill

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What she just saw could kill her.

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Rated R for strong and brutal violence, and for sexuality and language | See all certifications »

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3 April 1994 (Japan)  »

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Blue tiger: Furia en la piel  »

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Straight to video in the UK. See more »

Quotes

Smith: Ever heard of the Yakuza? If you ever meet one, go the other way.
Gina Hayes: I'm afraid that's a little too late for me, Mr. Smith.
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Another In A Long Line Of 'Revenge Flicks,' But Not Bad
14 July 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Revenge turns nice "Gina Hayes" (Virginia Madsen) into a cold-blooded killer. In a nutshell, her son is accidentally shot. Some scumbag was aiming for another crook in a mob shootout, missed, and killed Gina's young son instead. Gina only remembers seeing a red tiger tattoo on the guy's chest. Her plan is to find this guy so she has sex with a number of them with the sole purpose of seeing if they have this tattoo.

Madsen looks very hot in here but the best parts are the action scenes. Overall, it was good but so much like so many other revenge films that it got lost in the shuffle among the many of the movie of this genre in the '70s-'90s.

It's still worth a look, and now that it's out on DVD I wouldn't mind seeing it again because Director Noberta Barba put some style into this film.


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