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Gangster Exchange (2010)

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Karate meets Kalashnikovs as the uncontrollable force and the immovable object are thrown together in this bloody hilarious action comedy! Hiro's a Tokyo cyber-punk Yakuza with a simple ... See full summary »

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Marco
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Hiro
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Big Dave
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Kendra
Jasmin Geljo ...
Gogo Wolf
Zeljko Kecojevic ...
Dragan Wolf
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Sasha
Steven P. Park ...
Ozaki
Denis Akiyama ...
Takayama
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Snowy
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Bouncer No. 4
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Thug No. 1
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Karate meets Kalashnikovs as the uncontrollable force and the immovable object are thrown together in this bloody hilarious action comedy! Hiro's a Tokyo cyber-punk Yakuza with a simple mission: smuggle a toilet made of pure heroin to New York City. If he fails his boss will stick his sword where the rising sun don't shine. Marco's a muscle mountain enforcer working for a family of ex-commandos from the Bosnian war. He's an entry-level thug with dreams of rising up the ranks. But in the Bosnian mob, promotion is spelled AK-47. When a bloody New York mob war erupts and Hiro and Marco snatch the toilet. It's worth millions - if they can find somebody who can decipher the Japanese chemistry formula. Wounded, hunted and dragging a 50-pound toilet made of heroin; they race around New York. Through sleazy alleyways, bouncer brawls, sniper shoot-outs and a biker war they're on a quest to find a Japanese chemist. Problem is Marco has a nasty habit of getting shot and Hiro is just looking for ... Written by Dean Bajramovic

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Guns, Thugs, and Toilets Made of Drugs.

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Rated R for strong bloody violence, drug and sexual content, and pervasive language | See all certifications »
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Toronto Tarantino
20 April 2010 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Christopher Russell as Marco and Nobuya Shimamoto as Hiro make a buddy-buddy pair as appealing as Paul Newman/Robert Redford, and as expectantly to be looked for in the future. Russell has the athletic good looks - and hair! - of Tom Cruise in a role that Cruise would certainly turn down, due to the very unDianetics partying and vendettas. What raises the film to being totally Toronto is not only Marco carrying the drug toilet around with him throughout. But also, what I will not give away to future viewers, the identity of the Japanese-speaking PhD in Chemistry who solves our two friends problems. The Tarantino content of guns-and-drugs is treated in a way that calls for the audiences' complicity. The writer/director gets away from the aristocratic attitude on this subject. This is an ORDINARY PEOPLE'S movie.


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