The Challenge

(1982)

Overview

Rick, a down-and-out American boxer, is hired to transport a sword to Japan, unaware that the whole thing is a set up in a bitter blood-feud between two brothers, one who follows the traditional path of the samurai and the other a businessman. At the behest of the businessman, Rick undertakes samurai training from the other brother, but joins his cause. He also becomes romantically involved with the samurai's daughter.

  1. John Frankenheimer

    Director

  2. Richard Maxwell

    Writer

  3. John Sayles

    Writer

  4. Ivan Moffat

    Writer

Facts

Status Released

Release Information

  • July 23, 1982
    Theatrical

    Meaning

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 53m

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