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Kinjite: Forbidden Subjects (1989)

A brutal Los Angeles police Lt. is determined to bust up an organization that forces underage girls into prostitution.

Director:

J. Lee Thompson

Writer:

Harold Nebenzal
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Charles Bronson ... Lieutenant Crowe
Perry Lopez ... Eddie Rios
Juan Fernández ... Duke (as Juan Fernandez)
James Pax ... Hiroshi Hada
Peggy Lipton ... Kathleen Crowe
Sy Richardson ... Lavonne
Marion Yue Marion Yue ... Mr. Kazuko Hada (as Marion Kodama Yue)
Bill McKinney ... Father Burke
Gerald Castillo Gerald Castillo ... Captain Tovar
Nicole Eggert ... DeeDee
Amy Hathaway ... Rita Crowe
Kumiko Hayakawa Kumiko Hayakawa ... Fumiko Hada
Michelle Wong Michelle Wong ... Setsuko Hada
Sam Chew Jr. Sam Chew Jr. ... McLane
Sumant Sumant ... Pakistani Hotel Clerk
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Storyline

A Tokyo businessman (Hiroshi Hada), transferred to L.A, molests a teenage girl on a train. It turns out that the girl is the daughter of a vice cop. But in one of those plot twists that can only occur in the movies, the cop is assigned to find the businessman's own daughter who has been kidnapped and forced into a teen prostitution ring. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Taglines:

Desire. Temptation. Revenge See more »


Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Charles Bronson's final movie that he made with both producers Menahem Golan and Yoram Globus. Though, Bronson later made Death Wish V: The Face of Death (1994) with Menahem Golan. See more »

Goofs

When Crowe walks in on his daughter and her boyfriend, a boom mic is visible at the top of the screen. See more »

Quotes

Lieutenant Crowe: Now you're gonna stop running these little girls, Duke. Because if not, you're dead! I mean dead-in-the-gutter dead.
Duke: Crowe! You're a mad dog! I shoot my dogs. I blow their fucking heads off!
Lieutenant Crowe: Colorful. But stupid.
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Soundtracks

My Baby Anyway
Music and Lyrics by Greg De Belles (as Greg DeBelles)
Performed by Lisa Raggio
Courtesy of CD Music, Inc.
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Just plain vile.
4 August 1999 | by gridoonSee all my reviews

Repugnant Bronson thriller. Unfortunately, it's technically good and I gave it 4/10, but it's so utterly vile that it would be inconceivable to call it "entertainment". Far more disturbing than a typical slasher film.


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Official Sites:

MGM

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Japanese | Spanish

Release Date:

3 February 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Kinjite: Forbidden Subjects See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,029,058, 5 February 1989

Gross USA:

$3,416,846

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,416,846
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Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color (TVC)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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