50 Yakuza Films Films
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50 Yakuza Films

50 films having to do with Japanese organized crime. Including films by legends of the genre Kinji F*kasaku, Seijun Suzuki and, Masahiro Makino. Please enjoy!!
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    Street Mobster

    In the tradition of Takeshi Kitano, Sergio Leone, and George Romero, Japanese action director ... more
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    Ichi the Killer

    When a Yakuza boss named Anjo disappears with 300 million yen, his chief henchman, a ...
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    Battles Without Honor and Humanity

    In the teeming black markets of postwar Japan, Shozo Hirono (Bunta Sugawara) and his buddies ... more
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    Battles Without Honor and Humanity: Police Tactics

    As Japan gears up for the 1964 Olympic games, the cops start to crack down under pressure from ... more
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    Tokyo Drifter

    Tetsu has joined his yakuza boss in going straight, but when a rival gang threatens to bring ... more
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    Tatooed Life

    From the Back Cover After his final job as a Yakuza hit man, Tetsu the Silver Fox is attached ... more
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    Yakuza of Ina

    Tossing his hat in the air to pick a direction, Yataro the wanderer sets out on a journey of ... more
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    Boiling Point

    Two members of a Japanese junior baseball team get mixed up with the local yakuza. After their ... more
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    Battles Without Honor and Humanity: Proxy War

    The successor to Hiroshima¹s most powerful yakuza family, the Muraokas, is whacked in ... more
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    The Wolves

    The Emperor has died! Long live the Emperor! To celebrate the coronation of a new Emperor, a ... more
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    Sympathy for the Underdog

    From Kinji F*kasaku (Battles Without Honor & Humanity) the director celebrated for ...
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    Battles Without Honor and Humanity: Hiroshima Deathmatch

    Repeatedly beat to a pulp by gamblers, cops, and gangsters, lone wolf Shoji Yamanaka (Kinya ... more
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    Yakuza Burial: Jasmine Flower

    Following Cops Vs. Thugs by a year, Kinji F*kasaku’s Yakuza Graveyard is even more violent and ... more
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    Branded to Kill

    From midnighteye.com: The story concerns Hanada, or Number 3 Killer, played by the ...
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    Youth of the Beast

    When a mysterious stranger muscles into two rival yakuza gangs, Tokyo's underworld explodes ... more
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    Violent Streets

    The intelligent yakuza, Noboru Ando; the gunrunner, Bunta Sugawara; thegreedy yakuza, Akira ... more
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    Battles Without Honor and Humanity: Final Episode

    In the wake of a big police crackdown, Akira Kobayashi's icily sun- glassed Takeda attempts to ... more
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    Afraid to Die

    Legendary/notorious Japanese novelist and cultural icon Yukio Mishima makes a rare screen ... more
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    Yakuza's Tale

    During the end of the Taisho Era, Masanosuke Mita of the Sanja Gamily was of Asakusa was ... more
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    Deadly Outlaw Rekka

    After Kunisada (Riki Takeuchi)'s Yakuza leader and father figure is brutally murdered, he and ... more
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    Okinawa: The Ten Year War

    After WWII, when Okinawa was under control of the US, the local yakuza prospered. But when the ... more
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    Blood Stained Clan Honor

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    new! A Certain Killer

    Kazuo Mori's stylish adaptation of a hard-boiled crime novel, The Night Before, by Shinji ... more
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    Matsue is the adoptive daughter of the Kiryuin House, a small yakuza clan in Shikoku. Onimasa, ... more
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    Tales of the Underworld: Big Boss

    Brutality, corruption, and a touch of humor highlight one of the earliest efforts from master ... more
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    Outlaw Killers: Three Mad Dog Brothers

    The great Bunta stars as a gangster who is sent to jail for the sake of his gang, but when ... more
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    Red Cherry Blossom Family of Kanto

    The Ni Family is the most well know and respected group of firefighters in the Kanto region. more
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    Wandering Ginza Butterfly

    Gang leader Nami (cult film legend Meiko Kaji) kills a member of a yakuza group and goes away ... more
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    Flame of Blood

    An all-star Jidai-geki Masterpiece. The story is set in Bakumatsu and revolves around the ... more
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    Flower and Dragon

    This is the follow-up of Kato Tai's Jinsei gekijô - Seishun aiyoku zankyohen (aka ...
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    Yasha (Demon)

    Yakuza member Shuji (Takakura Ken) turns his back on his gangster lifestyleand moves to a ... more
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    Gang vs. Gang

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    Wolves, Pigs and Men

    "A lonely gangster tries recruiting men to plunder a respected and powerful gang." ... more
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    Red Peony Gambler

    Ryuko was raised by her father, a gambler named Senzo Yano in Kumamoto, Kyushu, after her ... more
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    Fighting Tatsu, The RIckshaw Man

    Richshaw man Tatsu has wandered to Osaka from Tokyo. He has quarrels with Kimiyakko, a geisha, ... more
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    Ambition Without Honor

    Seventeen year old Tetsuya kills the boss of a rival gang with the promise of being made.
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    A Scarred Life

    Set in Osaka, during the devastated time of post-war Japan, this is a tale of the yakuza who ... more
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    Yokohama Underworld: Machine Gun Dragon

    Ryu, a low life thug, along with his mother, steals a shipment of drugs. Now with his machine ... more
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    In Search of Mother

    Yakuza member Chûtarô, who together with Hanji, are responsible for the murder of ... more
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    Hiroshima Honor: Hostage Rescue Tactics

    After a devastating event, a yakuza family converts itself (on the surface only) into a ...
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    Chivalrous Story of Japan

    A turf war is about to break out in a section of the city called "The Domain" as two ... more
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    The Man With a Sinister Laugh

    Ryu "the Quick Shot" was a gunman killer a.k.a. "The Killer Who Does Not ...
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    North Sea Chivalry

    Set in the northern regions of Japan, this is the tale of hard struggling fishermen, as they ... more
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    Kanto Street Peddlers

    Still never released in the English language. Myself along with many fans here in the west ... more
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    Kingdom of Jirocho

    The tale of real-life Yakuza boss Shimizu Jirocho is told from his earliest beginnings as a ... more
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    Honor Amoung Brothers

    Two local yakuza families, the Naruko and the Kito, could never solve their dispute over the ... more
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    Brutal Tales of Chivalry

    After World War II, their town was a pile of rubble. Gennosuke, the second generation boss of ... more
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    Three Yakuza

    Toei Films presents a film like no other. This is the tale of three Yakuza gamblers who ...
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    Theater of Life- Hishakaku

    Based on a book by Ozaki Koyo about a yakuza's honor, duty and loyalty. Hishakaku asks his ... more

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