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Sister Street Fighter (1974)

Onna hissatsu ken (original title)
Lee Long is a martial-arts champion who the police use as an undercover agent to infiltrate a drug ring responsible for importing heroin from Japan to Hong Kong. When he is identified and ... See full summary »

Director:

Kazuhiko Yamaguchi

Writers:

Masahiro Kakefuda (screenplay), Norifumi Suzuki (screenplay) (as Noribumi Suzuki)
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Credited cast:
Etsuko Shihomi ... Li Koryu
Shin'ichi Chiba ... Seiichi Hibiki (as Sonny Chiba)
Asao Uchida Asao Uchida ... Tetsudo Fujita
Sanae Ôhori Sanae Ôhori ... Shinobu Kojo
Bin Amatsu Bin Amatsu ... Shigetomi Kakuzaki
Hiroshi Kondô Hiroshi Kondô ... Li Gyokudo
Emi Hayakawa Emi Hayakawa
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Takashi Hio Takashi Hio ... Gomaru Akasawa (as Kôji Hio)
Masashi Ishibashi Masashi Ishibashi ... Kazunao Inubashiri
Tatsuya Kameyama Tatsuya Kameyama ... Shimura
Ryoichi Koike Ryoichi Koike ... Tesshin Uesu
Hideo Kosuge Hideo Kosuge ... Tomoyuki Obayashi
Akira Kuji Akira Kuji ... Neret
Toshio Minami Toshio Minami ... Ma Ba-Yuan
Kengo Miyaji Kengo Miyaji ... Kizaki
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Lee Long is a martial-arts champion who the police use as an undercover agent to infiltrate a drug ring responsible for importing heroin from Japan to Hong Kong. When he is identified and imprisoned, the police pressure his sister, Tina Long, to help them locate and free him. She gets the help of Lee's martial-arts school, including the powerful Sonny Kawasaka, for the inevitable battle-royale with the drug gang, which includes masters of many different 'schools' of fighting. Written by Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>

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He's a one man army. She's a one woman death squad. See more »

Genres:

Action | Crime

Certificate:

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Trivia

Sonny Chiba plays a different character in this than in his Street Fighter (1974) series. See more »

Alternate Versions

The 1986 UK video featured the extensively pre-cut U.S R-rated print which had been heavily edited for violence. However the BBFC also cut a further 3 mins 41 secs from the film to remove all footage of nunchakus. See more »

Connections

Referenced in True Romance (1993) See more »

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FUN, SENSELESS INSANITY
13 March 2002 | by EL BUNCHOSee all my reviews

In many ways a film that a nine-year-old would have made, SISTER STREET FIGHTER has very little grasp on reality or coherent storytelling, but who cares? When a movie is this entertaining, all bets are off!

Sonny Chiba protegee Etsuko "Sue" Shiomi stars as a badass who goes up against a dizzying array of villains, each crazier than the next (my favorites being the basket-headed dudes). The plot really is beside the point here, so drink a few brews and enjoy!!!


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Country:

Japan

Language:

English | Japanese

Release Date:

20 February 1976 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Company Credits

Production Co:

Toei Tokyo See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (R-rated)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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