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Samurai Cop (1989)

Unrated | | Action, Crime, Thriller | Video 11 November 1989
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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Costa Rican Waiter (as Joselito C. Rescober)
Jerry Black
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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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Mark Frazer went for his audition at the director's house and was cast on the spot without even seeing the script or knowing who his character was. See more »

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The car chase scene features shots from all across LA stitched together in an impossible and ludicrous sequence. See more »

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Joe Marshall, the samurai cop: [after seeing Frank Washington crawl under a fence, whereas he had climbed over it] Why did you come under?
Frank Washington: Because i'm an undercover cop.
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References The Blue Lagoon (1980) See more »

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Melissa Moore's "lost" film
11 June 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A womanizing super samurai cop and his black side-kick go after the Yakuza.This film is bad..REALLY bad, it's also pretty damn funny. Matt Hannon stars as the samurai cop who looks more like a gay poolboy in the best movie of his long varied career of one film. Robert Z'dar (Maniac Cop) is the right-hand man of the bad guy. Definately a guilty pleasure movie with it's jaw-droppingly insanely stupid dialog, the horrible "action", the unneeded flamingly gay waiter, and well you just have to see it for yourself.

My bad-movie grade: A

Media Blaster Dvd Extras: Joe Bob Brigg's intro and commentary!!! (which is GREAT); Robert Z'Dar Interview; Stills gallery;Trailers for "Sex Bomb" (which is awful), "Strike Me Deadly", "Blood Shack", and "Mission Kill Fast"

Eye Candy: ALL the main actoresses get topless and one gets fully nude


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