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No Way Back (1995)

When an op goes wrong and FBI agent Zack's partner dies, his search for the one responsible takes him to a yakuza in Japan. A mob boss wants revenge for his son's death and Zack's his target.

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Frank A. Cappello

Writer:

Frank A. Cappello (as Frank Cappello)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Russell Crowe ... FBI Agent Zack Grant
Helen Slater ... Mary
Etsushi Toyokawa ... Yuji Kobayashi
Michael Lerner ... Frank Serlano
Kyûsaku Shimada ... Tetsuro
Kristopher Logan Kristopher Logan ... Mr. Contingency, Serlano Henchman
Kelly Hu ... Seiko Kobayashi
Andrew J. Ferchland Andrew J. Ferchland ... Eric Grant
Ian Ziering ... Victor Serlano
Monty Bane ... Goatee
Christian Keiber ... FBI Agent Carl Dundreff
Patti Davis Suarez ... FBI Agent Numeyer
Caroline Lagerfelt ... FBI Agent in Charge Emily Fukes
Todd Jeffries ... CHP Officer
François Chau ... FBI Agent Gim Takakura
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Storyline

When F.B.I. Agent Zack Grant's partner is killed during a blown-up operation, he attempts to find the person responsible. Mafioso Frank Serlano believes Zack is responsible for his only son's death in the same operation and kidnaps Zack's son to hold as bait. The action gets wild when airline stewardess Mary is taken hostage to add what seems another insurmountable problem for Zack. There appears to be No Way Out. Written by Richard Jones <rjo339@swbell.net>

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, language and a scene of sexuality | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Japanese

Release Date:

20 December 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bez odwrotu See more »

Filming Locations:

Crescent City, California, USA See more »

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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The film features veteran actors Etsushi Toyokawa and Kyusaku Shimada together for the first time. They are the only two Japanese actors to have portrayed the popular literary villain Yasunori Kato in film. Shimada pioneered the role in Akio Jissoji's TOKYO: THE LAST MEGALOPOLIS (1988) and Toyokawa assumed it in Takaashi Miike's THE GREAT YOKAI WAR (2005). See more »

Goofs

While broadcasting information about Yuji Kobayashi over the police radio, the police officer mispronounces his surname as "Ko - ya - bashi." See more »

Quotes

Mary: Then...
[stammers]
Mary: you're telling me your rude behavior and total lack of respect for me is just your natural personality and not in any way related to undue stress?
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References In the Line of Fire (1993) See more »

Soundtracks

I Am Onto You
Written by Anzu Lawson
Performed by Anzu Lawson
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Beginning of a great actor
3 September 2003 | by iwatcheverythingSee all my reviews

After watching this film I could see the great actor that Russell Crowe has become. The film although lacking a little in the story department, just needed a few added scenes, the actors were great. The comic relief was great. This film received an okay star rating from me and has good reason. You should take a look especially if you are a fan of the man now.


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