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A Colt Is My Passport (1967)
"Koruto wa ore no pasupooto" (original title)

 -  Action | Crime | Drama  -  1967 (Japan)
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The melancholy, homely Kamimura is a hit man who takes a job to kill a mob boss who's gotten greedy. The rival gang lord who hires Kamimura and his driver Shun pays them and sets them up in... See full summary »

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Shuji Kamimura
Chitose Kobayashi ...
Mina
Jerry Fujio ...
Shun Shiozaki
Shôki Fukae ...
Funaki
Zenji Yamada ...
Barge captain
Eimei Esumi ...
Senzaki
Jun Hongô ...
Kaneko
Akio Miyabe ...
Miyoshi
Toyoko Takechi ...
Otatsu
Kôjirô Kusanagi ...
Hit man
Ryôtarô Sugi ...
Successor to Shimazu
Takamaru Sasaki ...
Otawara
Asao Uchida ...
Tsugawa
Zeko Nakamura ...
Apartment receptionist
Kanjûrô Arashi ...
Shimazu
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The melancholy, homely Kamimura is a hit man who takes a job to kill a mob boss who's gotten greedy. The rival gang lord who hires Kamimura and his driver Shun pays them and sets them up in a hotel for a night while arranging safe passage on a ship. The son of the dead man comes to his rival and offers a partnership and cash in exchange for Kamimura's death. The boss considers his choice: morals or money? A maid at the hotel tries to aid the escape of Kamimura and Shun. As the two gangs close in, Kamimura chooses honor. Will his stoicism be his shroud? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Gritty, well done gangster movie
20 January 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A Colt Is My Passport, one of a series of popular crime films produced in the 1950s and 1960s by Japan's Nikkatsu studio, is a gripping, superior "tough" underworld film, which is particularly interesting for its blending of film genre influences, among them Japanese chanbara samurai film, French gangster movies, spaghetti westerns, and American film noir. Like some of the Clint Eastwood films, the movie gets you cheering for a cold-blooded killer because he's not quite as bad as the people trying to murder him. The killer in this case is Jo Shishido, a fine actor whose understated style effectively conveys the iciness of a professional assassin; as the gangster genre requires, unlike his enemies, he has his own strange sense of honor. I think this film would appeal to viewers who like the related genres mentioned.


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