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Cops vs Thugs (1975)

Kenkei tai soshiki boryoku (original title)
Not Rated | | Action, Crime | 26 April 1975 (Japan)
Acting boss Hirotani of the Ohara gang uses his friendship with corrupt cop Kuno to usurp a staged land deal that rival yakuza gang Kawade had arranged through local politicians. Open warfare erupts between the two gangs.

Director:

Kinji Fukasaku

Writer:

Kazuo Kasahara (screenplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Bunta Sugawara ... Detective Kuno
Tatsuo Umemiya Tatsuo Umemiya ... Lt. Kaida
Hiroki Matsukata Hiroki Matsukata ... Kenji Hirotani
Mikio Narita ... Katsumi Kawade
Nobuo Kaneko
Asao Sano Asao Sano
Shingo Yamashiro Shingo Yamashiro
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tôru Abe
Shoji Arikawa Shoji Arikawa ... (as Akirawa Shioji)
Tatsuo Endô
Jûkei Fujioka ... Assistant Chief Ikeda
Seizô Fukumoto
Shôtarô Hayashi Shôtarô Hayashi
Reiko Ike
Kenji Ikeda Kenji Ikeda ... Dump Truck Driver
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Storyline

Acting boss Hirotani of the Ohara gang uses his friendship with corrupt cop Kuno to usurp a staged land deal that rival yakuza gang Kawade had arranged through local politicians. Open warfare erupts between the two gangs.

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Genres:

Action | Crime

Certificate:

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Must watch Crime film
1 May 2018 | by skr-22430See all my reviews

One of the best Yakuza films and one of the best crime films in general it's a must watch for anyone who is a fan of the genre.


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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

26 April 1975 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

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Company Credits

Production Co:

Toei Company See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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