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Karate Warriors (1976)
"Kozure satsujin ken" (original title)

R  |   |  Action, Drama  |  February 1981 (USA)
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A karate fighter and a samurai join opposing gangs to take them down from the inside.

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Chico arrives in a city where there are two waring gangs. Chico gets wind of a large hidden stash of heroin owned by the, now dead, former leader over all of the gangs and sets off to find it and keep the two gangs at war. Meanwhile, he as befriended a small boy whose father is a samurai assassin working for the rival gang. Written by jimthemoviefreak@gmail.com

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one of Chiba's best
4 May 1999 | by (California, USA) – See all my reviews

Out of the 8 or so Sonny Chiba movies I've seen this ranks 2nd only to The Streetfighter. Amazing action, awesome slow motion editing (that speeds up on impact at times), and drama too. Sonny gives one of his best performances.


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