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Danger Pays (1962)

Yabai koto nara zeni ni naru (original title)
Not Rated | | Action, Adventure, Comedy | 1 December 1962 (Japan)
When one billion yen goes AWOL, "Joe the Ace" (Shishido) spies an opportunity to get rich quick, but things soon go wrong as it turns out he isn't the only one who'll stop at nothing to get his hands on the missing cash.

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Jôji Kondô
Hiroyuki Nagato ...
Tetsuzô Okita
Ruriko Asaoka ...
Tomoko Akiyama
Arihiro Fujimura ...
Wang
Eiji Gô
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Sakamoto
Kôjirô Kusanagi ...
Ken Serizawa
Torahiko Hamada ...
Hijikata
Daizaburô Hirata
Toyoko Takechi ...
Sakamoto's wife
Zenji Yamada ...
Nagai
Keisuke Noro
Shuntarô Tamamura
Shôbun Inoue
Gô Kuroda
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When one billion yen goes AWOL, "Joe the Ace" (Shishido) spies an opportunity to get rich quick, but things soon go wrong as it turns out he isn't the only one who'll stop at nothing to get his hands on the missing cash.

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Throw this in a garbage can and this garbage can in a bigger garbage can.

What a deception this movie which I believed at first to be a fierce and violent crime flick from Japan, in the kind of films made by the likes of Kinji Fukasaku. Yes, what a mess this tale of counterfeiters that remains more a comedy than anything else. The copy was top quality, no question about that. But the story is horrible, the characters terrible, only a gunfight scene in an elevator shaft is nearly worth. Nearly. This director is the same who made the feature commented just before. This guy is definitely not Kinji Fukasaku.

Forget it folks. Anyway it seems to be very hard to get it. The best would be it to remain this way.


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