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Samurai Cop (1991)

Unrated | | Action, Crime, Thriller | Video 30 November 1991
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)
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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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In the opening scene, the cameraman can be seen in the reflection of Fujiyama's sunglasses. 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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Greatest Terrible movie EVER!!!
28 November 2005 | by (San Antonio, Texas) – See all my reviews

Writing this comment is the hardest thing I have ever had to do. The magnitude of this movie cannot be defined. It has it all: Japanese/Mexican Crime Lord with Mullet? Check. Guy who dies 4 different times because they didn't know enough people who wanted to be in this movie? Check. Random nurse scene with even more random clips of black partner's facial responses to nurse's comments about size of samurai cop's "sword"? Yes, that too is in it. Basically, if you ever saw a terrifically bad movie, and liked it, you will bow down to the awesome power of Amir Shervan's cinematic genius.

Smaurai Cop spares no expense. It gives you what you really want: Boobs, Racial Comments, Excessive Groping of Handgun by a Lacky, Fight scene with obvious continuity issues, Pimp Van in fast motion chase scene, Disturbingly Effeminate Waiter, 4 different samurai wigs, Matt Hannon acting, and too many other priceless moments to recount.

I am not sure how Amir got Robert Z'Dar and Gerald Okamura on this film (considering their "star power"), but thank God he did. This movie does not get the credit it deserves. It is one of cinema's greatest gems and should be recognized as such. Please, if you have watched this movie, and loved it, comment now!


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