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American Yakuza (1993)

18 01/01/1993 (US) Crime 1h 36m
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The mob has a new enemy.

Overview

When Nick Davis leaves prison after one year in solitaire, he is hired to operate forklift in a warehouse in the harbor owned by the Japanese Yakuza patriarch Isshin Tendo. The place is assaulted by the Italian Mafia leaded by Dino Campanela and Nick rescues and saves the life of Shuji Sawamoto, who is the representative of Yakuza interests in America. Shuji hires Nick to work for Yakuza and becomes his godfather in the family after his oath to join Yakuza. However, Nick is a lonely FBI undercover agent assigned to penetrate in the criminal organization. When the FBI discovers that Campanela is organizing a massive attack to destroy the Yakuza, Nick's boss Littman calls off the operation to leave the dirty work to the Italian Mafia. But the connection of Nick with Shuji and his goddaughter Yuko forces him to help his Japanese family.

  1. Frank A. Cappello

    Director

  2. John Allen Nelson

    Screenplay

  3. Takashige Ichise

    Writer

  4. Max Strom

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Viggo Mortensen

    Viggo Mortensen

    Nick Davis / David Brandt

  2. Ryo Ishibashi

    Ryo Ishibashi

    Shuji Sawamoto

  3. Michael Nouri

    Michael Nouri

    Dino Campanela

  4. Franklyn Ajaye

    Franklyn Ajaye

    Sam

  5. Yuji Okumoto

    Yuji Okumoto

    Kazuo

  6. Anzu Lawson

    Anzu Lawson

    Yuko

  7. Robert Forster

    Robert Forster

    Littman

  8. John Fujioka

    John Fujioka

    Isshin Tendo

  9. Nicky Katt

    Nicky Katt

    Vic

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American Yakuza
American Yakuza

Status Released

Original Language English

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