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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
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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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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20 May 2005 (South Korea)  »

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$15,000,000 (estimated)
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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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Seagal films are slowly becoming the porn flicks of the sickly action film industry ...
25 June 2006 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

Steven Seagal films are slowly becoming something of the porn flicks of the action genre ... you pretty much know what you get bi-anually when you're holding a Seagal DVD in your hands (do they actually make it into the cinema in the US? In Europe they tend to go straight to plastic ...).

Well, of course the film needs to start off with the Seagal character being a soldier trying to rid the world of the danger of opiates by gunning down some opium-bandits in the jungle. The opening scene virtually adds nothing - apart from establishing the aging Seagal as veteran - but, probably as manditory as the lion roaring at the beginnings of old MGM movies ...

From there it goes to Cyber-Tokyo of 2004. It is there revealed that Seagal has actually grown up in Tokyo - not just Tokyo but the China Town of Tokyo. Viewers are more likely to buy a rotten fish, than that ...

Sad is such: when dwelling over Yakuza-classics such as 'Yakuza' (with Robert Mitchum) to 'Black Rain', the Yakuza gangstaz here are portrayed more like Ottaku. Cyber-freaks, Amikan-oh-wanna-be punks who pretty much imitate, well, villains from earlier (and better) Seagal movies. No more 'asian mystique / philosophy within the scoundrel', the days of the clean-cut, samurai sword swinging gangsters are gone. Well, until the end, where naturally suddenly all thugs (and heroes) swing those shiny Japanese blades, having all over suddenly replaced (or lost?) their 20th century guns. Can you imagine how the film ends? If this film had a budget, it might well have become Steven Seagal's 'Terminator 3' ... & Adios, mujajos. But I figure, Seagal still has two, three good years ahead of him. Which would translate into 4, 5, 6 or even 7 more flicks in which he gets to mime the unbeatable hard-ass. Ah, but fortunatley, all times go by and there are often ways to avoid the next Seagal-flick ...


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