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American Yakuza

Action & AdventureThriller18+ (R)19931h 36m
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American Yakuza (1993)

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Action & Adventure Thriller Rated: 18+ (R)19931h 36m

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.American Yakuza featuring Viggo Mortensen and Ryo Ishibashi is streaming with subscription on Hoopla, free on Tubi, free on VUDU, and 2 others. It's an action & adventure and drama movie with an average IMDb audience rating of 5.6 (2,605 votes).

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#96,194 Ranked Movie

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American Yakuza has an average IMDb audience rating of 5.6 (2,605 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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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.

Age rating: 18+ (R)
Runtime: 1h 36m

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Related Genres: Action & AdventureThrillerDrama
Related Tags: GangsterMartial Arts
Country of origin: America
Available to watch on: Free ServicesHoopla
Original Release Date: Jan 1, 1993