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

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FBI Agent Sean Mack
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Kuroda
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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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yakuza | cia | fbi | revenge | martial arts | See more »

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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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$15,000,000 (estimated)
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Not his best, but it's getting better
18 February 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I've watched many Seagal movies and his latest ones in the past 4 years or so have really been downers. Although they were fun to watch because you could always get your kicks out of the cheap acting, unrealistic gun battles and pathetic plot. I rented this movies looking forward to laughing more than paying attention. However, I must say, I was quite surprised because this movie is definitely much better than the other ones he's released lately. It's not near a 10/10 because it's simply put a low budget film and the whole 22 year old girl and Seagal getting engaged was a bit disturbing. But yeah, other than that it was a much better movie this time around.


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