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List Rules Movies featuring the Yakuza only.

A list of the best yakuza movies ever made, ranked by movie fans with film trailers when available. This yakuza movie list is ordered by popularity, so only the greatest movies about yakuza are at the top of the list. If there are any great movies about yakuza you believe we missed, please feel free to add them to the list yourself. The films on this list are the most famous yakuza movies of all time, so use it to find some movies that you haven't seen already. Click on these yakuza movie titles for more information about the films.

List is made up of a variety of items, including Ichi the Killer and The Killer Elite.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best yakuza movies?" and "What is the greatest yakuza movie of all time?"

Various bits of information are included with these popular yakuza movies, such as who directed them, when they were released and who starred in the films. Whether you're watching these yakuza movies on DVD, Blu-ray or streaming, these good yakuza movies can be enjoyed no matter what.
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PeteBoyle added Battles Without Honor and Humanity Bunta Sugawara, Kunie Tanaka, Hiroki Matsukata

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PeteBoyle added Outrage Beat Kitano, Eihi Shiina, Renji Ishibashi

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PeteBoyle added Outrage Beyond Beat Takeshi, Toshiyuki Nishida, Tomokazu Miura

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PeteBoyle added Fireworks Beat Kitano, Susumu Terajima, Ren Osugi - Hana-Bi

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Sonatine Beat Kitano, Susumu Terajima, Ren Osugi

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Brother Tatyana Ali, Beat Kitano, Omar Epps

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Gozu Renji Ishibashi, Show Aikawa, Shôhei Hino

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Zatōichi Beat Kitano, Tadanobu Asano, Akira Emoto

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Ichi the Killer Shinya Tsukamoto, Tadanobu Asano, Susumu Terajima

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Drunken Angel Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Eitarō Shindō

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The Bad Sleep Well Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Chishū Ryū

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Pale Flower Eijirō Tōno, Seiji Miyaguchi, Ryō Ikebe

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Youth of the Beast Seijun Suzuki, Eimei Esumi, Misako Watanabe

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Branded to Kill Kōji Nanbara, Annu Mari, Isao Tamagawa

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A Colt Is My Passport Eimei Esumi, Kōjirō Kusanagi, Kanjūrō Arashi

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Sympathy for the Underdog Koji Tsuruta, Noboru Ando

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Graveyard of Honor Reiko Ike, Kunie Tanaka, Hajime Hana

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Tokyo Drifter Eimei Esumi, Tamio Kawaji, Eiji Gō

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Black Rain Michael Douglas, Andy Garcia, Luis Guzmán

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The Yakuza Robert Mitchum, Brian Keith, Herb Edelman

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Shinjuku Incident Jackie Chan, Fan Bingbing, Xu Jinglei

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Shinjuku Triad Society Ren Osugi, Tomorowo Taguchi, Kippei Shiina

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Vengeance Is Mine Ken Ogata, Mitsuko Baisho, Rentarō Mikuni

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Street Mobster Bunta Sugawara, Asao Koike, Noboru Mitani

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Black River Tatsuya Nakadai, Isuzu Yamada, Keiko Awaji

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Underworld Beauty Kaku Takashina, Shinsuke Ashida, Mari Shiraki

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American Yakuza is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Yakuza Movies
GrahamOldacre added American Yakuza Viggo Mortensen, Michael Nouri, Robert Forster

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The Killer Elite Robert Duvall, James Caan, Gig Young

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Kill Bill Volume 1 Uma Thurman, Lucy Liu, Quentin Tarantino

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ionporcu added Showdown in Little Tokyo Tia Carrere, Brandon Lee, Dolph Lundren

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PeteBoyle added The Wolverine Hugh Jackman, Tao Okamoto, Rila Fukushima