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American Yakuza (1993) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Frank A. Cappello ... (as Frank Cappello)

Writing Credits  

Takashige Ichise ... (story) (as Taka Ichise)
 
Max Strom ... (screenplay) &
John Allen Nelson ... (screenplay)

Cast (in credits order)  

Viggo Mortensen ... Nick Davis / David Brandt
Ryo Ishibashi ... Shuji Sawamoto
Michael Nouri ... Dino Campanela
Franklyn Ajaye ... Sam
Yuji Okumoto ... Kazuo
Anzu Lawson ... Yuko (as Cristina Lawson)
Robert Forster ... Littman
John Fujioka ... Isshin Tendo
Nicky Katt ... Vic
Jimmy Taenaka ... Taka (as James Katsuyuki Taenaka)
Saiko Isshiki Saiko Isshiki ... Aya
Fritz Mashimo Fritz Mashimo ... Okazaki
Jeff Bankert Jeff Bankert ... Medical Student
Rosine 'Ace' Hatem Rosine 'Ace' Hatem ... Agent #1
John Hammil John Hammil ... Agent #2
Michael Westfall Michael Westfall ... Long Haired Man
Nathan Jung Nathan Jung ... Giant Yakuza
Chris Hubbell Chris Hubbell ... Personnel Manager
Joey Ciccone Joey Ciccone ... Rudy
Toni Naples ... Mrs. Campanela
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jake Belcher Jake Belcher ... Mafia agent #2
Elizabeth Lamont Elizabeth Lamont ... Hostess (uncredited)
Scott Roberts Scott Roberts ... Sleuth (uncredited)

Produced by 

W.K. Border ... executive producer
Takashige Ichise ... executive producer (as Taka Ichise)
Aki Komine ... producer
Michael Leahy ... producer
Don Phillips ... co-producer
Joel Soisson ... executive producer

Music by 

David Williams ... (as David C. Williams)

Cinematography by 

Richard Clabaugh ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

Sonny Baskin

Casting By 

Don Phillips

Production Design by 

Shay Austin

Set Decoration by 

Lee Cunningham
Cheryle Grace ... (as Cheryle A. Grace)

Costume Design by 

Kathryn Shemanek

Makeup Department 

Lisa Buono ... hair stylist / makeup artist
Silvina Knight ... assistant hair stylist (as Silvi Labrador) / assistant makeup artist (as Silvi Labrador)

Production Management 

Raquel Caballes Maxwell ... post-production supervisor
JoAnn Perritano ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Michael Cedar ... first assistant director
Mark S. Constance ... second assistant director
Louis Shaw Milito ... additional second assistant director (as Louis Milito)
Joel Soisson ... second unit director

Art Department 

Eric J. Bates ... property master
Caesar Bijou ... construction coordinator (as Caesar J. Bijou)
Chris Brewster ... leadman (as Christopher Brewster)
Melissa Feinberg ... assistant property master (as Melissa A. Feinberg)
Philip Fracassi ... on-set dresser
Susan Karmel ... scenic artist
Robert Rincon ... construction coordinator
Ryan Wilson ... swing gang

Sound Department 

Joe Barnett ... dialogue editor / foley recordist
Michael Broomberg ... foley artist
Craig Roberts ... sound recordist
Larry Scharf ... production sound mixer
Barnaby Shepherd ... boom operator
Brian Slack ... sound stereo consultant
William Smith ... adr mixer (as Bill Smith) / dialogue mixer (as Bill Smith) / re-recording mixer (as Bill Smith) / supervising sound editor (as Bill Smith)
Jeffrey R. Whitcher ... re-recording mixer / sound designer / sound effects editor

Special Effects by 

Stephen DeLollis ... special effects (as Steve De Lollis)
Bruce Mattox ... special effects
Wes Mattox ... special effects

Stunts 

Rick Barker ... stunt coordinator
Chino Binamo ... stunts
Richard L. Blackwell ... stunts (as Rick Blackwell)
Clay Boss ... stunts
Eddie Braun ... stunts
John Cade ... stunts
John Cann ... stunts
Darryl Chan ... stunts
George Cheung ... stunts
Phil Chong ... stunts
Scott Alan Cook ... stunts
Jake Crawford ... stunts
Everett Creach ... stunts (as Everett Creech)
Danny Epper ... stunts
Gary Epper ... stunts
Dale Gibson ... stunts
Al Goto ... stunts
Brian Imada ... stunts
Paul M. Lane ... stunts (as Paul Lane)
Will Leong ... stunts (as Willie Leong)
Ray Lykins ... stunt double: Viggo Mortensen
Eddie Matthews ... stunts
Peewee Piemonte ... stunts
Sorin Serene Pricopie ... stunts
Debby Lynn Ross ... stunts
Don Ruffin ... stunts
Joe Zimmerman ... stunts (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Art Adams ... director of photography: second unit
Jeff Baustert ... chief lighting technician: second unit
David Driver ... grip
David E. Elkins ... camera operator: additional camera
Victoria Ford ... camera loader (as Victoria I. Ford)
Anthony Gotta ... electrician
Sean T. Hannan ... grip
Greg Hewett ... key grip
Greg Kidd ... first assistant camera (as Gregory D. Kidd)
Michael Lyon ... electrician (as Michael R. Lyon)
Richard Maxey ... dolly grip
Nicholas K. Nicholsky III ... best boy grip (as Nicholas Nicholsky)
Pat O'Mara ... electrician (as Pat P. O'Mara)
Carlo Ontal ... still photographer
Randall Ott ... chief lighting technician (as C. Randall Ott)
Paul Schmidt ... second assistant camera: second unit
Miguel Sánchez ... electrician (as Miguel Sanchez)
David Taylor ... second assistant camera
James S. Trois ... electrician: second unit
Lynn Troupe ... grip
Anthony Van Dyk ... electrician
David L. Whitham ... best boy electric

Casting Department 

Lisa Bankert ... casting assistant
Cheryl Faye ... extras casting
Mary Santiago ... extras casting

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Scott R. Hankins ... costume supervisor

Editorial Department 

Syd Cole ... electronic negative conforming: Lokbox
Marie Hélène Desbiens ... electronic negative conforming: Lokbox (as Marie-Helene Desbienes)
Rubén García ... electronic negative conforming: Lokbox (as Ruben Garcia)
Brian Kibbie ... electronic negative conforming: Lokbox
Ray Morfino ... color timer
Ken Schwartz ... colorist
Ian Slater ... assistant editor

Location Management 

Fermin Davalos ... location scout
Edward Mazurek ... location manager (as Edward 'Spanky' Mazurek)
Michael Paolillo ... key assistant location manager

Music Department 

Mark Portmann ... composer/songwriter

Transportation Department 

Brendan Dawson ... transportation coordinator (as Brendan B. Dawson)
Randy Lovelady ... driver
Anthony T. Mazzola ... transportation captain (as Anthony T.O. Mazzola)
Heriberto Osario ... driver: production van (as Osorio 'Mike' Heriberto)
Todd Painter ... driver (1993)
Jason Sain ... driver
Michael D. Speedie ... driver
Bill West ... driver
Gregg Willis ... driver: honeywagon

Other crew 

Cindy Adams ... caterer
Jason Autajay ... set production assistant
Stephanie Axe ... office production assistant
Carol Banker ... script supervisor (as Carol J. Banker)
Steven Belgard ... unit publicist (as Steve Waldo Belgard)
Thomas 'Doc' Boguski ... production coordinator
Louise Demetre ... script supervisor: second unit (as Louis E. Kobrak)
Konrad Dowling ... insurance
Maureen Duffy ... completion guarantor
Robert 'Rock' Galotti ... weapons specialist
Jennifer Getzinger ... assistant to producers
Robin Hewitt ... production controller
Jeanne Joe ... production coordinator: First Look Pictures
Kayoko Kikkawa ... script translator
Brian M. Kingman ... insurance (as Brian Kingman)
Tatsuya Kunimatsu ... production consultant
Lincoln Lageson ... set production assistant
Brian Matt-Uhl ... dialogue coach: Mr. Ishibashi (as Brian Matthew Uhl)
Lysa Moser ... production accountant
Toshishiro Obata ... sword action coordinator
Sandra Ohlfest ... medic
Erik Press ... set production assistant (as Erik R. Press)
Paula Riff ... dialogue coach: Ms. Isshiki
Nick Tetsuya Sakagami ... production associate
Ron Schmidt ... assistant production coordinator
Marion Spiegelman ... completion guarantor
Janet L. Stott ... legal services
Kenji Sugata ... production assistant
Claudia Templeton ... assistant accountant (as Claudia Soisson)
Kurt Woolner ... completion guarantor

See also

Release Dates | Official Sites | Company Credits | Filming & Production | Technical Specs

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