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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
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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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Storyline

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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japanese | gang | revenge | gangster | mask | See more »

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What she just saw could kill her.

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Action | Crime | Thriller

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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)  »

Also Known As:

Blue tiger: Furia en la piel  »

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Michael Madsen:  a gun salesman. Madsen is the brother of star Virginia Madsen. See more »

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Gun salesman: Occupation?
Gina Hayes: Mother!
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Virginia Madsen deserves more credit
15 October 2003 | by (Stockton, UK) – See all my reviews

The vastly under-rated Virginia Madsen heads the cast in this semi-obscure gem from '94. The story about a mother whose child has been killed in a crossfire and seeks vengeance is pulled off brilliantly by a good script. I really liked the back story about the Blue Tiger and the Red Dragon or was it a Red Tiger? I haven't seen this in a while, so forgive. There are so many great things in this film, the action scenes are superbly pulled off, no one seems to go the 'ole cheesy way and mug to the camera. I think if anyone else had been in the main role this film would have greatly suffered, Virginia Madsen, is an outstanding actress, who for some odd reason seems to have been remembered for Candyman only. If you like this film then check out The Dead Can't Lie with Tommy Lee Jones. Great stuff


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