6.8/10
63
1 user 10 critic

Kôiki bôryoku: Ryuuketsu no shima (1969)

A once-powerful yakuza clan disbands as a result of a police crackdown but one small group refuses to bow to police pressure, and launches a campaign to take over Tokyo's drug, prostitution, and gambling rackets.

Director:

Yasuharu Hasebe

Writers:

Kazuo Aoki (screenplay), Yasuharu Hasebe (screenplay) (as Takashi Fujii)
Reviews

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

More Like This 

Crime | Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Two restaurant employees begin a torturous and sexual killing spree after they accidentally kill a hitch hiker and find that murder and mutilation is their mutual aphrodisiac.

Director: Yasuharu Hasebe
Stars: Tamaki Katsura, Yuri Yamashina, Natsuko Yashiro
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

After being used and betrayed by the detective she had fallen in love with, young Matsu is sent to a female prison full of sadistic guards and disobedient prisoners.

Director: Shun'ya Itô
Stars: Meiko Kaji, Rie Yokoyama, Yayoi Watanabe
Retaliation (1968)
Action | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Jiro, an ex-convict, comes back to the street after eight years. The gang to which he belonged is nearly disbanded; only the aging boss in his sick bed remains. Still loyal to the ex-boss, ... See full summary »

Director: Yasuharu Hasebe
Stars: Akira Kobayashi, Jô Shishido, Hideaki Nitani
Arakure (1969)
Action | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  
Director: Yasuharu Hasebe
Stars: Akira Kobayashi, Tatsuya Fuji, Ryôji Hayama
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Amidst a Chinese and Japanese mafia war, a lawyer for the Chinese mob finds a rift forming between him and his corrupt police office brother.

Director: Takashi Miike
Stars: Kippei Shîna, Tomorô Taguchi, Takeshi Caesar
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Once again on the lam, Matsu is helped by a strip club worker who holds a grudge against the detective who's trying to find her.

Director: Yasuharu Hasebe
Stars: Meiko Kaji, Masakazu Tamura, Yumi Kanei
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Matsu is sheltered by an incestuous prostitute on her run from the police, her ex-prison mate and a cop whose arm she hacked off.

Director: Shun'ya Itô
Stars: Meiko Kaji, Mikio Narita, Reisen Ri
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Upon the death of the third Shogun, his heir is kidnapped by a ninja group. Consequently, Hattori Hanzo fights the evil forces that threaten to destroy the nation.

Director: Eiichi Kudô
Stars: Teruhiko Saigô, Tsunehiko Watase, Sô Yamamura
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Ishikawa Goemon (Ichikawa Raizo), a talented young ninja, becomes ensnared in a twisted scheme to assassinate Oda Nobunaga, an evil warlord bent on ruling feudal Japan with an iron fist. ... See full summary »

Director: Satsuo Yamamoto
Stars: Raizô Ichikawa, Shiho Fujimura, Yûnosuke Itô
Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

In ancient Japan, a good lord is killed and his throne is taken by the trecherous Yuki Daijo and his wizard friend Oroki-maru. The young prince Ikazuki-maru is rescued from the jaws of ... See full summary »

Director: Tetsuya Yamanouchi
Stars: Hiroki Matsukata, Tomoko Ogawa, Ryûtarô Ôtomo
Inn of Evil (1971)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

The story takes place in feudal Japan, when any commerce with the rest of the world was strictly prohibited. An idealist suddenly appears in an isolated inn (the one that the title refers ... See full summary »

Director: Masaki Kobayashi
Stars: Tatsuya Nakadai, Komaki Kurihara, Wakako Sakai
Drama | History | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A young man decides to become a warrior, causing trouble for his clan.

Director: Keisuke Kinoshita
Stars: Hideko Takamine, Takahiro Tamura, Kôshirô Matsumoto
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Akira Kobayashi ... Yuuji Komatsu, Oonogi Clan senior member
Ryôji Hayama Ryôji Hayama ... Kazuo Itakura, Itakura Clan boss
Tadao Nakamaru Tadao Nakamaru ... Seiichi Yatô, Oonogi Clan second-in-command
Hiroshi Nawa Hiroshi Nawa ... Masakichi 'Masa' Jinno, Kansai Syndicate vice-chair
Tatsuya Fuji ... Shigeo Minato, Oonogi Clan member
Yuriko Hime Yuriko Hime ... Michiyo Okano, Club Buckingham owner
Jirô Okazaki ... Sabu, Oonogi Clan member
Yoshi Katô Yoshi Katô ... Kôjirô Oonogi, Oonogi Clan boss
Fujio Suga Fujio Suga ... Mannosuke Jinno, Kansai Syndicate chair
Bontarô Miake Bontarô Miake ... Shinsaku Fujioka, Sakura Syndicate chair
Shinji Takano Shinji Takano ... Mishima, Marubishi Trading director
Kichijirô Ueda Kichijirô Ueda ... Terashima, the loan shark
Takamaru Sasaki Takamaru Sasaki ... Godô Yamanouchi, the mediator
Michio Hino Michio Hino ... Hirai, Hirai Trading director
Kyôko Mine Kyôko Mine ... Kazue, Sabu's sister
Edit

Storyline

A once-powerful yakuza clan disbands as a result of a police crackdown but one small group refuses to bow to police pressure, and launches a campaign to take over Tokyo's drug, prostitution, and gambling rackets.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Action | Crime

Edit

Details

Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

26 July 1969 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Bloody Territories See more »

Filming Locations:

Japan

Company Credits

Production Co:

Nikkatsu See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
See full technical specs »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Who do you root for in this gangland film?
5 February 2012 | by MartinHaferSee all my reviews

Over the years, I've seen quite a few Japanese films about the Yakuza--mobster films. I am not sure how popular these sort of film really have been--but it sure seems like a very high percentage of the Japanese DVDs here in the States are these sorts of movies. I'd love for someone to let me know--are the films really that popular or is this just the sort of stuff they think Americans want to see? Regardless, I've seen so many that I am starting to get a bit weary--even if many of these films are well made.

The film is about the Onogi clan. A much larger and more powerful mob, the Kansai, is trying to push the Onogi into a fight. However, the boss of the Onogis insists that his men should not take the bait--as the Kansai are hoping to force a confrontation in order to justify the takeover. However, the Kansai are devious snakes and they've come up with another way to destroy the Onogi--and the Onogis' desire to avoid a fight makes them very vulnerable for the trap. What they don't anticipate is one insanely difficult man to kill who is really, really ticked!

My biggest two problems with the film are a feeling of déjà vu and no clear cut side to pull for as you watch. As far as the déjà vu goes, you really cannot blame the movie--it's my fault I've seen so many similar films. But when it comes to who to root for, the film could have done a better job of giving the audience a reason to root for the Onogi. Being smaller and besieged didn't seem like enough to me. Production value-wise, the film is reasonably well made and looks good. I was a tiny bit surprised with some of the sex and nudity--it was more than you might expect for a film from the late 1960s with an attempted rape, lesbian sex and the like. There also is quite a bit more blood than you might expect. Had the film been made in recent years, none of this would have been out of the ordinary.


0 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See one user review »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending Movies With Prime Video

Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed