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Yakuza Ladies: Burning Desire
Tamaki's (Iwashita) husband is the head of the Idei clan, based in southern Osaka. As the film opens, punch-permed lieutenant Ginji (Riki Takeuchi) is killed while pumping iron. Following the hit, rum...
The film is not a remake of the Battles Without Honor series. It focuses on the lives of childhood friends Kadoya Kaneo and Tochino Masatatsu as they cross paths again. Kaneo is a member of the yakuza...
Yakuza Ladies: Decision
Kasuga's husband was arrested for the murder of his friend. She and her family found out that he was trapped by Nagoshi, the boss of their rival yakuza family. She has to make a decision.
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Toyama no Kinsan vs Onna Nezumi
It is 1845. Toyama Kinshiro is a town that has a playboy named Kinsan. He works with Onna Nezumi, a female Robin Hood, to keep Edo crime-free. Kinsan will bring criminals to justice with his cherry bl...
The Seven Chefs
Traveling chef Ryuji is called back to Tokyo to help save his late teacher’s restaurant. With the help of his close friend Kinu, Ryuji must complete the training of Wataru — the apprentice chosen by h...
The Great Shogunate Battle
The Tokugawa shogunate's early days of broken vows and violent swordplay are brought to light in this exciting historical tale. In an ambush reminiscent of Miike's 13 assassins, the heir to the shogun...
Rin Jyoshima has fallen victim to her own gambling habits after losing her father to gambling.
The rise to power of the famed Lady Kasuga no Tsubone, who established the 'Ooku' (the women's quarters at Edo castle) and acted as nursemaid to Tokugawa Iemitsu, the future 3rd Shogun is chronicled i...
Yakuza Ladies: The Final Battle
A widow of a murdered leader of a rival crime syndicate bonds with the wife of a Yakuza boss to seek vengeance.
Yakuza Ladies 3
After the passing of the Sakanishi Clan's boss, the battle broke out between Hazuki and Terada. Is Hazuki able to assume her husband's position as head of the established yakuza clan?
One of the most important figures of the Sengoku period was Toyotomi Hideyoshi, who rose from the lowliest of country samurais to the heights of power as Taiko.
Yakuza Ladies 2
Yuki, the wife of a leading member of the Domoto family, must assume her husband’s role as a yakuza boss while he serves out a prison sentence. As she grows into her new role, she manages to assert co...
While her husband is in prison doing time, Tamaki, the wife of a yakuza capo, runs her spouse’s gang with an iron hand. Meanwhile, Makoto, her younger sister, marries a member of a rival band after be...
Fireflies in the North
During the early days of the Meiji era, the brutal warden of Kabato Prison used to intimidate convicts sentenced to forced labor to build the roads needed to open up the territory.
It's a rare occasion when a noted filmmaker like Yamauchi Tetsuya gets to re-visit a previous film, and in this re-make of NINJA GARI, he not only does that, but has created an even better piece. Whil...
Gate of Youth 2
Mid 50s: the trials and tribulations of Shinsuke Ibuki, freshly arrived in Tokyo from Kyushu.
Onimasa: A Japanese Godfather
The egocentric boss of a small yakuza clan on Shikoku Island is called Onimasa and he has criminal duties that conflict with his self- image as a chivalrous samurai. This epic tale of justice, disobed...
Never Give Up
Special forces officer Ajisawa leaves his paramilitary group to take care of his newly-adopted daughter, Yoriko: the sole survival of a bloodbath for which he is responsible. Years later, Ajisawa is f...
Japanese Godfather: Conclusion
The three-film saga comes to a conclusion as three leaders of the underworld battle it out to determine who will become Don of Japan.
The detective returns.
The Fall of Ako Castle
The tale of the downfall of the Asano clan and the revenge of their former samurai is based on events in 1701-2. The death penalty was carried out when Lord Asano was tricked into drawing his sword in...
Japanese Godfather: Ambition
An ambitious Kansai yakuza don moves in on Tokyo using financial and political tactics, sparking conflict with a local criminal association.
Double Suicide at Nishijin
Yumi, an exceptionally beautiful call girl, has a close call with death when a client forces her to die with him. An old cop pities her and agrees to be her guarantor so that she could join a Nishijin...
Hokuriku Proxy War
Kinji Fukasaku shows battles between yakuza who value land over tradition in the setting of the Hokuriku region. Noboru Kawada will ignore his parents, brothers and tradition in order to survive.
A young woman's burned remains were found in Shinjuku, Tokyo. The police concluded that it was the work of a serial murderer. The murder victim is a native of Ishigaki. Her former boyfriend, a former ...
Gambling Code and Feuds
It is the first Toei yakuza film directed by Akinori Matsuo, who was active in action movies. The movie was made in the 70's and 80's and was a local yakuza movie. The film depicts a war between a sto...
Operation Plazma in Osaka
Amidst Japan's postwar economic boom, yakuza factions in Osaka fight for survival when Japan's largest crime syndicate plans a hostile takeover.
Terror of Yakuza
As violent mobsters battled their way through fight after fight with rival yakuza on the streets of Okinawa, Chiba, looking gnarly, and acting as animalistic as ever, starred alongside Matsukata.
New Battles Without Honor and Humanity 3: Last Days of the Boss
The eighth sequel of the series is called "Fukasaku and Bunta" and focuses on the men of a lesser organization that are constantly bullied by the upper organization and "bleed in vain" in gang wars.
Kamiki is a career criminal who is given the chance to break out of prison for the 33rd time. There are a bunch of criminals who design prison escapes for money.
The Decisive Power of Aikido
It's about the life of Ueshiba. He developed aikido. He has learned martial arts.
New Battles Without Honor and Humanity 2: Head of the Boss
The seventh in the shocking "Jingi Naki Tatakai" movie series, which exposes the true lives of the yakuza that is hidden by a mask of "jingi" The Owada and the Kyoei groups are fighting for territory ...
Gambling Den Heist
After eight years in prison, Takeshi’s mission is a big heist from his own clan’s gambling parlor.
Hiroki Matsukata plays Ogata, an Osakan restaurant worker that gets sent to prison for murder. The film details his subsequent attempts to escape. It's the third and final entry in the "Hiroki Matsu...
The Karate 2
This is the second film of the ZA KARATE trilogy (AKA BRONSON LEE CHAMPION). Tadashi Yamashita reprises his role as the Karate World Champion and must faces dozens of worldwide pretenders, such as the...
Third Generation Boss
Based on Kazuo Taoka's autobiography, this film follows a Kobe gangster as he builds the small Yamaguchi-gumi into Japan's largest criminal clan.
Yakuza vs. Gang Leader
Gokudo Shimamura comes to blows with the Delinquent Boss who rolls into town with his motorcycle gang.
The Street Fighter
Terry is a master of martial arts. Terry was hired to steal the daughter of a business magnate. He immediately offered to protect her when they tried to kill him. There will be a lot of fighting. Terr...
Return of the Street Fighter
Takuma Tsurugi returns to take on the Yakuza family that may be swindling money from charities to finance their own operations. Tsurugi concentrates on the mob even though the police are fighting him....
The Street Fighter's Last Revenge
Terry Sugury was hired to recover one of the tapes that contained a formula for making heroin for a price of 200 dollars a pound. He gets crossed twice. He wants the tape to come back to him.
The Tattooed Hitman
There is a contract for the life of the most dangerous hired gun in Tokyo. Can the hitman fight off the mob as he searches for the man who wants him dead?
Tokyo-Seoul-Bangkok Drug Triangle
A truck driver is in South Korea to receive his sister's ashes. The death may not have been an accident after all, and may have something to do with international drug traffickers.
Dangerous Trade in Kobe
Using a lesser mobster as bait a government agent infiltrates a narcotics-smuggling gang to try to capture the boss. But his survival has a price.
The Hard Core Criminal
In the 20th century, the Japanese government exploits prisoners as expendable slave laborers in a coal mine, which results in conflict between the prisoners and the warden to escalate.
The Viper Brothers: The Blackmailers
Upon his release from prison, Masa (Bunta Sugawara) is disappointed to not be picked up by his brother Katsu (Tamio Kawaji). After hitching a ride on a bus full of old women, Masa finds out that Katsu...
Bounty Hunter 3: Eight Men to Kill
The exploits of bounty hunter Shikoro Ichibei are the subject of this third movie. The government of Japan is at risk of being bankrupted by the theft of almost half a ton of gold from the shogunate's...
The Red Silk Gambler
With her first love that unfolded in the battlefield in her heart, and with a short sword and a pillbox as her weapons, female gambler Okatsu the Tiger Lily travels from gambling site to gambling site...
Red Peony Gambler: Execution of Duty
There is a final chapter in the Hibotan Bakuto series. Oryu the Red Peony visited an old dying Boss of an ally family and promised her that she would help guide the new Boss. There is a turf war break...
The Path of the King
When the leader of the yakuza gang decides to retire, many of the gang members have no faith in the young man he has chosen to replace him. There is a fight going on.
The Kanto Brothers' Code of Honor
Buichi Sait directed the Code of Honor. It is the last film in the Duty of Brotherhood series.
The Evil Partnership
A high-ranking yakuza rises to national notoriety.
The Viper Brothers
The Silk Hat Boss 2
The Silk Hat Boss becomes involved in a car imports business during his trip to Atami.
Whipmaster: Ballad of Murder
Ryotatsu, the wayward Priest blinded by Shinkai, the Wicked Priest, has his own story in this ultra-violent tale from the era of the Meiji Reconstruction. When a woman leaves her blind son at the Mona...
Silk Hat Boss
In a strange outfit and full of youthful energy, the Boss Kumatora raises hell. The first movie of a new series starring Wakayama Tomisaburo as Boss Kumatora from the Red Peony Gambler series. The Kum...
Crimson Bat - Oichi: Wanted, Dead or Alive
Oichi the Blind helps a woman escape the clutches of a high government official. A bunch of bounty hunters are after her skin after the official puts a reward on her head. Three people band together t...
Ichikawa Raizo’s last film. He plays a Yakuza enforcer who kills a man on his boss's orders. He’s then sent to a provincial town to lie low, only to be caught in another war orchestrated by his origin...
Okatsu is the daughter of a swordsman. She is a master with a sword and her talents overshadow that of her brother and real child of the man who adopted her. It can cause trouble for the family if her...
Okatsu the Fugitive
Okatsu the Fugitive is the third film in the Ohyaku/Okatsu series. A boy is holding a sword. Her father is getting married and she doesn't seem upset. A group of farmers are being slaughtered. They to...
Shogun Tokugawa assigned Ichibei to prevent the sale of a Dutch ships-load of rifles to the Shogun Satsuma. He met a female spy and a female warrior while on his mission, as well as a Ronin who became...
Sleepy Eyes of Death 13: The Full Moon Swordsman
Inspector General Kanjuro Sano conspires with the future shogun twin brother. They replace Ieyoshi Tokugawa with his twin, but it becomes a problem when suspicion arises and Nemuri Kyoshiro gets invol...
The Fort of Death
The second Bounty Hunter film, when master killer Shikoro Ichibei takes up the cause of a group of farmers being driven to despair by the vile Lord Ozeki. The villainous lord has driven them to mounti...
In Manchuria circa 1932, a Japanese mobster joins some Chinese mountain bandits.
Ohyaku: The Female Demon
Ohyaku is a grifter who falls in love with a thief who recruits her for his plan to rob a shipment of government gold. She wants to avenge the people who betrayed her.
A fight is taking place over the ownership of a bicycle race track.
Showdown of Men 4: Tetsu, the White Tiger
Tetsu, is a honourable and noble yakuza caught in a conflict between rival clans, and obligations each has toward their yakuza boss and brothers. A railroad line brings changing times to a community. ...
Showdown of Men 2
Ishimatsu the Yakuza: Something's Fishy
Matsukichi, a worker at a fish market, tries to settle the business between the two competitors on his turf.
Showdown of Men 3
After being bailed out of trouble by a member of the Kaijima Clan, Ryuhei dedicates himself to saving the Kajima’s lucrative lumber business.
Historical action film about the struggle for gold of two feudal clans in the Edo period.
Gamblers: One Dragon
Gamblers: One Dragon
Gambler: Victory Without Death
Tsunetaro Asakura AKA "Dynamite Tsune" is a talented gambler, but not infallable. After losing his Boss's money in a dice game he repays his debt by serving as a pit boss for a struggling coal mine in...
Tale of Ninja Duty
Mumyo Tsunataro killed his betrayed fiance Orie and He flees to Utsunomiya. On his way he happens to saves Chisaka Hyobu's daughter Oyu (She is exactly like Orie) be attacked by ninja. Thus he stays C...
Yagyu Chronicles 9: Assassin's Sword
The Yagyu Family have been teaching the Shinkage style of fencing for generations. Now a new fencing school has opened in Edo, claiming to be the true Shinkage style. Yagyu Jubei faces his biggest cha...
The Ninja Hunt
The Shogunate has a plan to abolish the Gamo Clan and four ninja are hired to fight against it.
Ukyunosuke's Reverse Ichimonji Cut
In this exciting sequel to the popular samurai-ninja movie Ukyunosuke On Patrol, his mission to avenge his father's death continues. His discovery of a mysterious note written by his father, Inspector...
Yagyu Military Art: Jubei's Redemption
In the fifth installment, Yagyu Jubei must prove the innocence of his family who is suspected of conspiring to take Shogun's life.
The Yagyu Military Art: The One-Eyed Ninja
The famed ninja Yagyu Jubei fights to suppress a coup d’etat plotted against Tokugawa Shogunate.
Ukyunosuke on Patrol
This is one of the most effective ninja films that doesn't rely on the silly magic of earlier efforts, and concentrates on an excellent story with expert fighting. The rarest of government officials, ...
Road In the Mist
Okinu, the beautiful daughter of a feudal lord, discovers her true identity and leaves her lavish life behind to avenge her birth father's death.
The Yagyu Military Art: The Buried Conspiracy
Yagyu Jubei must protect the Yagyu scroll that holds the secret of the infamous assassination plotted by the Tokugawa government 30 years ago.
The Yagyu Military Art: Yagyu List
Jubei must stop evil plot of Lord Hayatonosho who secretly plans to overthrow the Shogunate.
Kagemaru of the Iga Clan
A group of Iga ninja risk their lives to protect Tokugawa Ieyasu from the villianous Koga Ninja. Kagemaru uses his amazing Iga ninja skills to fight the evil Koga Ninja in the name of justice! A stunn...
Yagyu Chronicles 1: Secret Scrolls
Two groups are after the legendary Yagyu Secret Scrolls. A princess of a disgraced clan and her loyal servant want it to clear their family's name. And a rival clan wants it to destroy the Yagyu famil...
The South Sea Wolf
Namie's back in trouble, after getting snatched by an evil gang in search of the treasure. Kirimaru sets out to rescue his sweetheart and falls in with a band of pirates also hunting the hidden stash....