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Back to Back (1996)

An ex-cop finds himself caught up in a battle between Japanese mobsters and local gangland thugs and discovers that he was framed for wrong-doings by a corrupt cop.

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Koji
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An ex-cop finds himself caught up in a battle between Japanese mobsters and local gangland thugs and discovers that he was framed for wrong-doings by a corrupt cop. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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yakuza | hitman | escape | mafia | revolver | See All (49) »

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It's time to clean house

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29 August 1996 (Germany)  »

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Back to Back: American Yakuza 2  »

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Was released as "American Yakuza 2" in the UK. See more »

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Performed by Orion
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Great character actors .... along with at least a bunch of violence ..
28 March 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Lots of action strung together with converging story lines. "Back to Back" has some peculiarities, some that work and some that don't. For one thing, for a movie with such over the top violence, and an "R" rating, why don't the strippers strip? Fortunately there is plenty of dark humor, and some really great character actors, Vincent Schiavelli, Fred Willard, and Bobcat Goldthwait, being the most memorable. You also get a teenager with an attitude, Danielle Harris, and Elvis even gets to play a part. The film is fast paced, has a high body count, with just enough humor to carry the film into above average territory. Definitely entertaining, and recommended of it's type. - MERK


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