When a government official is killed, an American operative with experience in the Yakuza culture is brought in to investigate.

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FBI Agent Sean Mack
Takao Ohsawa ...
Kuroda
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Jones
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CIA Agent Block
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Jewel
Ken Lo ...
Chen (as Ken Low)
Kosuke Toyohara ...
Fudomyo-o
Akira Terao ...
Matsuda
Eve Masatoh ...
Kojima (as Masatoh Eve)
Pace Wu ...
Mai Ling
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Ayako
Kanako Yamaguchi ...
Nayako
Namihiko Ômura ...
Takeshi
Daisuke Honda ...
Kawamura
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When the governor of Tokyo is killed in his campaign for election, the former CIA agent Travis Hunter is assigned to find the responsible working together with the rookie FBI agent Sean. Travis was raised in Japan, has great connections with the underworld of the streets and is a master in sword and martial arts, trained by a former member of Yakuza. Travis discloses that there is a war between the old and traditional members of Yakuza and the new generation leaded by the deranged and sick Kuroda, who has associated to the Chinese Tong mobster Chen in a powerful drug dealing business. When his fiancée Nayako is brutally and cowardly murdered by one of Kuroda's men, the mission of Travis becomes a personal issue and he seeks revenge. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Only one man can stop the Yakuza.


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Rated R for strong violence, language, some sexuality and nudity | See all certifications »

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20 May 2005 (South Korea)  »

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$15,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

In Kuroda's henchmen's apartment, a television is playing a scene with Seagal's daughter Ayako Fujitani in Gamera daikaijû kuchu kessen (1995). See more »

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Unless they had a satellite filming the satellite, there is no way they could see it on their monitors. See more »

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Travis Hunter: [Travis pulls out a sword and says in Japanese] This one is so sharp. I'll use it tonight. This kills very well.
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Referenced in The Holiday (2006) See more »

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Waza Kurabe Asajino Nigiwai
Written by Kyoen Nobumoto and Umekichi Kiyomoto
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A Good Watch!
3 March 2012 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Mink Directed 'Into the Sun', turns out to be A Good Watch. A Nicely Written Screenplay, along-with Stylish Direction & A Super-Cool Performance by its lead-Star, All-Time Bad-Ass, Steven Seagal, just adds to its glory.

'Into the Sun' Synopsis: When a government official is killed, an American operative with experience in the Yakuza culture is brought into investigate.

'Into the Sun' has an interesting start, an okay middle & a killer end. The Screenplay Written by Seagal himself, is mostly interesting. Mink's Direction is completely Stylish. Cinematography is perfect. Editing is mediocre. Art Design is fair. Action-Sequences are top-notch.

Seagal's Super-Cool Performance is among the merits of this film. And Like Always, his fight-scenes are a pleasure to watch. He's an All-Time Bad-Ass!

On the whole, 'Into the Sun' works. A Must See for Seagal Fans!


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