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Samurai Cop (1991)

Unrated | | Action, Crime, Thriller | November 1991 (Germany)
Joe Marshall and Frank Washington are two police detectives who must stop the ruthless activities of the Katana, a renegade Yakuza gang composed of violent and sadistic killers who want to lead the drug trade in Los Angeles

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Joe Marshall (as Matt Hannon)
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Jennifer (as Jannis Farley)
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Peggy (as Melisa Moore)
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Dale Cummings ...
Captain Rohmer
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Costa Rican Waiter (as Joselito C. Rescober)
Jerry Black
Orlando Quijano ...
Burning Van Driver (as Ali Teymury)
James Waltz
Reginald Williams
Tom Gleason
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Joe Marshall and Frank Washington are two police detectives who must stop the ruthless activities of the Katana, a renegade Yakuza gang composed of violent and sadistic killers who want to lead the drug trade in Los Angeles

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You Have the Right to Remain Silent ... Dead Silent

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Cameron Oppenheimer was reportedly nervous about shooting her love scene with Robert Z'Dar, so director Amir Shervan got her a bottle of wine to loosen her up. See more »

Goofs

Gaffer tape is clearly seen holding the roof lining of Joe's car. During the Joe and Peggy sex scene, strips of gaffer tape are placed on the window blinds. See more »

Quotes

Frank Washington: [after listening to Joe Marshall's conversation with the nurse] "Have you been circumcised"?
Joe Marshall, the samurai cop: Shut up...!
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One of the worst films ever made, but also pretty funny
4 March 2007 | by (Worcester, MA) – See all my reviews

"Samurai Cop" is the absolute worst action film of the 80s, and you know thats saying a lot. Its poorly done and acted, obviously without budget, with a completely moronic script and even dumber acting. In other words, this is a piece of crap. Fortunately, its also pretty unintentionally hilarious, provided that you enjoy bad movies. The acting is wooden and one-note across the board, with Matt Hannon possibly the most uninteresting hero of all cinema. Mark Frazer is just about as dull as one of the most blatant examples of tokenism ever but hes also pretty funny. The wisecracks are so horrible that you begin to laugh at them. There's not too much I can say about this one except this. If you enjoy incompetently made films that provide unintentional humor, you'll enjoy "Samurai Cop". Its bad, but never boring. (5/10)


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