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Back to Back (1996)

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An ex-cop finds himself caught up in a battle between Japanese mobsters and local gangland thugs and discovers that he was framed for wrong-doings by a corrupt cop.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Bob Malone
... Koji
... Chelsea
... Dussecq
Kô Takasugi ... Hideo
... Psycho
... Leonardo
... Jimmy
... Thomas
... Loan Officer
Frank D'Amico ... Delorenzo
... Wheelchair Guy
... Officer Jones
Yasushi Kojima ... Joe Snapper
... Deviant
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An ex-cop finds himself caught up in a battle between Japanese mobsters and local gangland thugs and discovers that he was framed for wrong-doings by a corrupt cop. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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yakuza | hitman | escape | mafia | revolver | See All (49) »

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It's time to clean house

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Rated R for strong violence | See all certifications »

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29 August 1996 (Germany)  »

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Back to Back: American Yakuza 2  »

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Was released as "American Yakuza 2" in the UK. See more »

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Nicotine Lara
Performed by Iris
Written by Scott Bergman
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great but missing something
3 August 2004 | by See all my reviews

Everything about this movie is fine, and of course the bullets flying scenes are great. But since the title is American Yakuza 2, it seems to neglect the "Yakuza" part, especially the guy in black should have deserved more action. The prowess of the Yakuzas was portrayed in scenes like the man in white chop off the hand and escape the police station. And this movie showed the fact that some corrupt cops are in cahoots with the MOB.

Furthermore without more action from the yakuzas, this movie just seems like another 2 super fit gunmen blasted bullets through a mob of people.


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