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New York Cop (1993)

New York Undercover Cop (original title)
Allegedly based on a true story, this film follows the life of Toshi, a Japanese man living in America and working with the New York City police. After being recommended for undercover work... See full summary »

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Tôru Nakamura ...
Toshi
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Hawk
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Maria
Conan Lee ...
Konen Li
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Ferrara
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Mr. C
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Tito
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Mario
Manny Siverio ...
Sledge
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Emilio
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Danny Boy
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Powell
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Jimmy
Suzanne Tino ...
Marge
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Kate
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Allegedly based on a true story, this film follows the life of Toshi, a Japanese man living in America and working with the New York City police. After being recommended for undercover work, Toshi decides to go after a gang lead by Hawk. Hawk and Toshi soon become friends, although Hawk's second-in-command, Tito, is suspicious of the newcomer. Will Toshi be able to bring the gang down, or will his cover be blown before he can finish the assignment? Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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The toughest city in the world deserves the toughest cop.

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14 August 1993 (Japan)  »

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Filmed in the winter of 1993. See more »

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Referenced in Rewind This! (2013) See more »

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Dead Men Dont Die
Written by Bob Mithoff
Performed by Velvet Hammer
Published by All Purpose Music
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Cool
3 October 1999 | by See all my reviews

This movie, "New York Cop" has nothing particularly new to offer genre fans, but the story, despite its' familiarity, is engrossing. It is refreshing to see a cop movie with actors you don't necessarily recognize, so as to create a more authentic atmosphere in a sense (not to say that the acting was great). A cop struggles with gangsters and partners and loyalty, which is typical, but the action sequences in the film are tense and exciting. Mira Sorvino is in this film, which is interesting to see given the direction her career took, although she plays nothing but a novel role here. Still a good cop film.


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