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Thomas Hoshino (Willson) is a tough Japanese detective, who lost his partner by a deadly Yakuza killer Jaho (Lew). He tracks down the killer and his master to Los Angeles, where he teams up... See more »

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Thomas Hoshino (as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson)
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Det. Karen Ryder
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Buntoro Iga
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Capt. Meisler
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Yamata
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Decklin
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Jaho
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Gamal
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Yuji
James Hatch ...
Ray
Forry Smith ...
Steve
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Hector (as Peter Mark Vasquez)
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Rita
Leonard O. Turner ...
Councilman Royce
Diana Lipari ...
Newswoman
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Cab driver (as Kenneth Davitian)
Judy Lea ...
Royce's secretary (as Judy Lea Lani)
Joe Kuroda ...
Kyoto police captain
Toshishiro Obata ...
Oyabun
Howard Jackson ...
Mercenary lieutenant
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Iceman lieutenant
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Malito lieutenant
Andrew Waldron ...
Bartender
Kenneth Benjamin ...
LAPD detective
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Bar Patron
Charlene Paulo ...
Mariko
Leisa Sheridan ...
Katie
Pablo Velazques ...
Father Muñoz
Mary Sum ...
Oyabun's woman
Dee Collins ...
Iceman woman
Innocent Ake ...
Iceman driver
Jonas Johannes ...
Vanvarenberg
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Oyabun's guard
Joe Hanlin ...
Oyabun's guard
Anthony Jaramilla ...
Oyabun's guard
May May ...
Oyabun's guard
Steve Moss ...
Oyabun's guard
Joey Nguyen ...
Oyabun's guard
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Oyabun's guard
Jody Sasaki ...
Oyabun's guard
Richard Sumiyoshi ...
Oyabun's guard
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Oyabun's guard
Andy Ali ...
Malito
John Corcoran ...
Malito
Fernando Espinoza ...
Malito
Gani Ganlaloy ...
Malito
Albert Gonzalez ...
Malito
Daniel Hernandez ...
Malito
André Lima ...
Malito
Danny Lopez ...
Malito
Pat Lorenzana ...
Malito
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Malito (as Jose Ordaz)
Manuel Sanchez ...
Malito
Lelagi Togisala ...
Malito
Russell Idieshi ...
Yakuza leader
Raymond Kitamura ...
Yakuza leader
Chris S. Koga ...
Yakuza leader
Nick Koga ...
Yakuza leader
Vesna Muon ...
Yakuza leader
Richard Rabago ...
Yakuza leader
Daniel Chatman ...
Royce's bodyguard
Jerry C. Funches ...
Royce's bodyguard
Marc Lesleah ...
Royce's bodyguard
Steve Miles ...
Royce's bodyguard
Dwayne Alexandre ...
Iceman
Joe Charles ...
Iceman (as Joe L. Charles)
T.J. Desch ...
Iceman
Mike Lewis ...
Iceman
James Walker ...
Iceman
David S. Andrus ...
Mercenary
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Mercenary
Jeff Childers ...
Mercenary
Willard Cephus Jr. ...
Mercenary
Kevin Crawford ...
Mercenary
Miguel Haynes ...
Mercenary
Nelson Hill ...
Mercenary
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Mercenary
Dave Keckhut ...
Mercenary
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Mercenary
Jay Lasoff ...
Mercenary
Glenn Logan ...
Mercenary
Tad Mathes ...
Mercenary
Eric Perrodin ...
Mercenary
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Mercenary
Michael Sims ...
Mercenary
Jimmy Smith ...
Mercenary
David Stotts ...
Mercenary
Maurice Travis ...
Mercenary
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Gang Girlfriend (uncredited)

Directed by

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Francis Megahy

Written by

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Robert Easter ... (screenplay) (as David S. Green)
 
Robert Easter ... (story) (as David S. Green)
 
Neva Friedenn ... (story)
 
Paul Maslak ... (story)

Produced by

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Ashok Amritraj ... executive producer
Jackie Dagan ... associate producer
Neva Friedenn ... producer
Kenneth Haker ... associate producer
James Holt ... associate producer (as James A. Holt)
Paul Maslak ... producer

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John Coda

Cinematography by

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John Newby

Film Editing by

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John Weidner

Editorial Department

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Mato ... color timer
Miran Miosic ... additional editor
Chris Weber ... negative cutter
Gary Weber ... negative cutter

Casting By

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Jeanette O'Connor ... (as Gennette Tondino)
Ted Warren

Production Design by

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Wendy Guidery

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Roger Dragsdorf
Rosslyn Johanna Gross

Costume Design by

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Craig Anthony Cook

Makeup Department

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Kathleen Karridene ... key makeup artist
Stephanie L. Massie ... additional makeup artist
Jori Jenae McGuire ... hair stylist (as Jori Jenae)

Production Management

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Jackie Dagan ... production manager (as Jackie Dadoni)
Reinhard Schreiner ... post-production supervisor

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Elizabeth Fowler ... second assistant director (as Elizabeth Ann Fowler)
Erica Fox ... first assistant director / second unit director
Laurel Robinson ... second assistant director

Art Department

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Jarris A.H.V. Vonzombie ... property master (as Jarris Andre Varnrobinson)

Sound Department

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David Chornow ... production sound mixer
Craig Clark ... dialogue editor
Roger Fearing ... adr recordist / sound re-recording engineer
Paul Holzborn ... foley artist
Bess Hopper ... foley artist
Frederick Howard ... sound effects editor
Kevin Kubota ... boom operator
Russell McAbee ... boom operator
Dennis Patterson ... re-recording mixer
Paul Ratajczak ... supervising sound editor
Ray Taylor Smith ... assistant sound re-recording mixer
Glenn Young ... boom operator
Dennis Sager ... chief engineer (uncredited) / recording engineer (uncredited)

Special Effects by

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John C. Hartigan ... special effects coordinator

Stunts

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Gregg Brazzel ... stunts
Eugene Collier ... stunts
J. Suzanne Rampe ... stunts
Tony Snegoff ... stunts
Ellen G. Statham ... stunts
Patrick J. Statham ... stunt coordinator / stunts

Camera and Electrical Department

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Edgar Arellano ... additional gaffer
Philippe Aubry ... best boy grip
Byron J. Cohen ... still photographer
Mark J. Coyne ... second assistant camera
Matthew Goetz ... second assistant camera
Don Jones ... additional photographer (as Don Jones)
Alex Klabukov ... best boy grip
Stacey Kunch ... key grip
James A. Lebovitz ... camera operator: "b" camera (as Jim Lebovitz) / director of photography: second unit (as Jim Lebovitz)
Bill O'Drobinak ... camera operator: "b" camera / director of photography: second unit
Butch Pierson ... first assistant camera
Jonathan Quade ... gaffer
Maria Varni ... second assistant camera
David Waldron ... best boy electric
Phillip Darlington ... grip (uncredited)

Casting Department

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Grant Cramer ... extras casting
Kato Kaelin ... extras casting

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Amy Wetherbee ... wardrobe supervisor

Location Management

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Eva Zelder ... location manager

Music Department

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Kevin Benson ... music supervisor
Jerry Ross ... music supervisor

Transportation Department

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Milo Brown ... transportation coordinator

Other crew

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Michael Baumgarten ... set production assistant
Tony Bonaventura ... weapons specialist
Art Camacho ... fight co-director
Bundy Chanock ... set medic
Linda Fleming Biery ... script supervisor (as Linda Biery)
Paula F. Major ... production coordinator (as Paula Major)
Robert Pfeffer ... production accountant
Dennis Sager ... technical supervisor
Rande Volpert ... production assistant
Don Wilson ... executive in charge of fight action (as Don 'The Dragon' Wilson)
Crew believed to be complete

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

Thomas Hoshino (Willson) is a tough Japanese detective, who lost his partner by a deadly Yakuza killer Jaho (Lew). He tracks down the killer and his master to Los Angeles, where he teams up with Det. Karen Ryder (Farrell). Soon they discover that Yakuza prepares a gang war and weapon smuggling. Hoshino must find a way to defeat the killer who posses mystical ninja powers. Written by svedzin

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Taglines Japan's toughest cop is in L.A. to track down the Yakuza's deadliest killer See more »
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Also Known As
  • Японски изгрев над Лос Анджелис (Bulgaria, Bulgarian title)
  • Изгряващо червено слънце (Bulgaria, Bulgarian title)
  • Guerreiro do Sol Nascente (Portugal)
  • Sole rosso sangue (Italy)
  • Восход красного солнца (Russia)
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  • 95 min
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Trivia An HBO premier. See more »
Soundtracks YOU MIGHT BE THE ONE See more »
Quotes Buntoro Iga: First you must tame the anger that lives in your belly.
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