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Fist of the North Star (1995)

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Based on a graphic novel, this apocalyptic adventure centers on a man who must reverse the cataclysmic conditions of his world.

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Based on a graphic novel, this apocalyptic adventure centers on a man who must reverse the cataclysmic conditions of his world.

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A Legendary Warrior Battles Against The Forces Of Evil.


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Rated R for continuous brutal and gory violence, and for brief language | See all certifications »

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22 April 1995 (Japan)  »

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Hokuto no Ken  »

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$7,000,000 (estimated)
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'Gary Danield' enjoyed so much is role in this film that named one of his sons Kenshiro. See more »

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When Kenshiro is visited by his father in the shape of the zombie, you can see a bit of the zombie-actor's right arm under the zombie costume. See more »

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Jackal: Welcome to the future.
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A Thousand Lies
Written by Robb Flynn, Logan Mader, Adam Duce & Chris Kontos
Performed by Machine Head
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A remake is needed!
20 April 2004 | by (Tokyo, Japan) – See all my reviews

I was exciting when this came out in 1995 and saw it in Tokyo. This was my favorite Japanese comic at the time. Unfortunately, this was one of the worst adaptations I could have never imagined. Although there were a few good fight effects, it did not make up for the poor screenwriting and plot. I want to remake this film with a big actors, and all the characters needed. This could be like a Lord of the Rings trilogy. The comic is tight, and the story is deep. So please don't watch this film. Read the comic and then let your imagination soar!!!


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