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Sgt. Kabukiman N.Y.P.D. (1990)

PG-13 | | Action, Comedy, Fantasy | 2 March 1991 (Japan)
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A streetwise New York police officer transforms into the world's most unusual superhuman hero.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Rick Gianasi ...
Susan Byun ...
Lotus
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Reginald Stuart
Thomas Crnkovich ...
Rembrandt
Larry Robinson ...
Rev. Snipes
Noble Lee Lester ...
Capt. Bender
Brick Bronsky ...
Jughead
Pamela Alster ...
Connie LaRosa
Shaler McClure ...
Felicia
Jeff Weinberg ...
Hernandez (as Jeff Wineshmutz)
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Josephs
Fumio Furuya ...
Sato
Masahiro Yamaguchi ...
Ichiro
Traci Mann ...
Ichiro's Wife
The Blonde Fox ...
Waitress
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Harry Griswald is a NYPD cop who is possessed with the spirit of a great Kabuki master. This has made him 'the chosen one' to do battle with 'the evil one'. He is also out to do good deeds and fight crime in the name of the law. The only problem is that a number of corrupt people in the community and their henchmen want him dead so that they can gain power when 'the evil one' come to take over the world. Sgt. Kabukiman must use his special superpowers to outsmart and out-fight the bad guys. Written by Josh Pasnak <chainsaw@intouch.bc.ca>

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nypd | police | kabuki | chopsticks | sushi | See All (54) »

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Fatal Sushi ... Lethal Chopsticks .. And As American As Apple Pie!

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Action | Comedy | Fantasy

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Kabukiman's insignia is the Japanese Kanji character "Chikara," which is the Japanese word for "power." See more »

Goofs

When Lotus and Kabukiman fall from the edge of the building and "fly" back up past the villains, the wires attached to their costumes hoisting them up are clearly visible. See more »

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Sergeant Kabukiman: I like a dog-faced monkey that has an appreciation for expensive sports cars.
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Referenced in Brows Held High: Tromeo & Juliet (2012) See more »

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Onatsu Kyoran
Performed by Kabuki Rocks
© 1990 Apollon Inc., Japan
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Quite, quite brilliant
5 June 2002 | by (Leeds, England) – See all my reviews

I was very surprised by this flick.

The first Troma flick I saw was Terror Firmer, which was just wall to wall sex and violence. Not that that's a bad thing.

With Kabukiman, however, the sex and gore is reduced considerably, and a lot of the humour is quite witty ("Nice dissolve, huh?"), with only a bit of gratuitous nudity(If it wasn't for the attempted rape bit this film could've got away with a 12 rating) and cartoon violence. I really enjoyed this movie, and it definitely makes my all time favourite list.


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