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Danger Pays (1962)

Yabai koto nara zeni ni naru (original title)
Not Rated | | Action, Adventure, Comedy | 1 December 1962 (Japan)
When one billion yen goes AWOL, "Joe the Ace" (Shishido) spies an opportunity to get rich quick, but things soon go wrong as it turns out he isn't the only one who'll stop at nothing to get his hands on the missing cash.

Director:

Kô Nakahira

Writers:

Ichirô Ikeda (screenplay), Michio Tsuzuki (story Kami no wana) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jô Shishido ... Jôji Kondô (as Joe Shishido)
Hiroyuki Nagato Hiroyuki Nagato ... Tetsuzô Okita
Ruriko Asaoka Ruriko Asaoka ... Tomoko Akiyama
Arihiro Fujimura Arihiro Fujimura ... Wang
Eiji Gô Eiji Gô
Bokuzen Hidari ... Sakamoto
Kôjirô Kusanagi Kôjirô Kusanagi ... Ken Serizawa
Torahiko Hamada Torahiko Hamada ... Hijikata
Daisaburô Hirata Daisaburô Hirata
Toyoko Takechi Toyoko Takechi ... Sakamoto's wife
Zenji Yamada Zenji Yamada ... Nagai
Keisuke Noro Keisuke Noro
Shuntarô Tamamura Shuntarô Tamamura
Shôbun Inoue Shôbun Inoue
Gô Kuroda Gô Kuroda
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When one billion yen goes AWOL, "Joe the Ace" (Shishido) spies an opportunity to get rich quick, but things soon go wrong as it turns out he isn't the only one who'll stop at nothing to get his hands on the missing cash.

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

1 December 1962 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Danger Pays See more »

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Production Co:

Nikkatsu See more »
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Yabai koto nara zeni ni naru
Words by Shuntarô Tanikawa
Music by Harumi Ibe
Sung by Mitsuko Miyake
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Danger pays well
8 May 2019 | by jameselliot-1See all my reviews

I love Jo's movies. Danger Pays is a change of pace, a rare comedy with Jo playing a snappy con man trying to get his hands on a counterfeiting scheme. It's hilarious and Jo has flair for comedy. Well shot and edited with underworld characters and ditzy women right out of a comic strip.


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