American Yakuza

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American Yakuza

American Yakuza

Release Date: January 01, 1993

Year    :   1993
Slogan    :   «The mob has a new enemy.»
Genres    :   Crime
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Director    :   Frank A. Cappello
Producers    :   Don Phillips, Don Phillips, Joel Soisson, Takashige Ichise, W.K. Border, JoAnn Perritano, Michael Leahy, Aki Komine
Writers    :   Takashige Ichise, John Allen Nelson, Max Strom
RunTime    :   96 mins.

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.




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