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Hoero tekken (1982)

R | | Action, Comedy, Crime | May 1982 (USA)
Joji learns a dark secret from his dying father; he learns he has a twin brother and a sister. He travels to find his brother and finds he has been murdered in mysterious circumstances. ... See full summary »

Director:

Norifumi Suzuki

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Shinsuke Inoue (screenplay), Masakazu Shimura (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Hiroyuki Sanada ... Joji / Toru
Shin'ichi Chiba ... Mr. Magic / Interpol Inspector (as Sonny Chiba)
Etsuko Shiomi ... Chihiro (as Etsuko Shihomi)
Mikio Narita Mikio Narita ... Reika
Toshiaki Minami Toshiaki Minami ... Bogi
Tatsuo Endô Tatsuo Endô ... Yang
Shôtarô Hayashi Shôtarô Hayashi ... Satoru
Masashi Ishibashi Masashi Ishibashi ... Hibiki
Masataka Iwao Masataka Iwao ... Gondo
Satoshi Kurihara Satoshi Kurihara ... Hayashi
Kinji Nakamura Kinji Nakamura ... Obungen
Tsuyako Okajima Tsuyako Okajima ... Umeko
Takeo Shinkai Takeo Shinkai ... Kachi
Tsuiyuki Sasaki ... Uiri Cho (as Toshiyuki Sasaki)
Jirô Shirai Jirô Shirai ... Kachime
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Storyline

Joji learns a dark secret from his dying father; he learns he has a twin brother and a sister. He travels to find his brother and finds he has been murdered in mysterious circumstances. While staying with his sister he overhears his Uncle's plans to find a 130CT diamond (named the Queen of Sheba) and soon learns he may be behind other sinister schemes. Written by ninjaalexs

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Action | Comedy | Crime | Drama

Certificate:

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

May 1982 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Roaring Fire See more »

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Production Co:

Toei Tokyo See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(video)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Samson: [on being told he will be kicked out of the gang] That's fine. It doesn't bother me at all. Not at all. You didn't know that?
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A CONVOLUTED MESS! DON'T MISS IT!
17 December 2001 | by EL BUNCHOSee all my reviews

I love Sonny Chiba movies, and knowing that he was in this, I had to rent it. If you can make heads or tails out of the incomprehensible plot, I'll eat both of my legs right in front of you! And the saddest part is that Sonny isn't even the star. That burden falls on the shoulders of his protegee, Hiroyuki Sanada. But what other movie can you name where you get Sonny Chiba as a gambler/magician/cop?


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