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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$15,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Released theatrically in Japan and other parts of Asia to capitalize on Seagal's popularity there. See more »

Goofs

When Mai Ling kills Kuroda's henchman who's wearing sunglasses, he apparently loses his shades for two shots but is seen wearing them in the next. See more »

Quotes

Matsuda: I couldn't rest knowing your balls were not on my table
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Referenced in The Benchwarmers (2006) See more »

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Cairo Coffee
Performed by Zino & Tommy
Written by Haim Tzinovich (as Haim Zinowitch) & Tomer Biran (as Tommer Biran)
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An ageing Seagal takes on Japan,
18 April 2010 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Mr. Seagal is getting a little old for the job. He's put on a little weight too I think. So what does Into the Sun offer us that hasn't been done before. Well we get to see Seagal wield a Katina and go apes**t on a bunch of Japanese criminals, and we get to see him act in a different language, but his fluency in Japanesse has little effect on the overall quality of his performance. It's just different is all. No folks, Seagal is pretty much the same guy he was ten fifteen years earlier, only he'd getting tiresome.

With that in mind, If I am gonna recommend one film from the latter Seagal, this might be it. despite It feels a bit more epic than anything he has done in that decade, It has some nice shots, and even features a couple of Seagal's songs. He ain't too bad.

The script could do with a few less clichéd lines, and a few more one liners. Steven Seagal looks pretty bored on screen, and the signs of age are certainly taking their toll, but he ain't dead yet.


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