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Secret agent John Drake (aka Danger Man) goes to Japan to infiltrate a secret society that specializes in murder.

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Norman Hudis (screenplay), Ralph Smart (character)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Patrick McGoohan ... John Drake
Yôko Tani ... Ako Nakamura / Miho
Amanda Barrie ... Rosemary
Ronald Howard Ronald Howard ... Sanders
Kenneth Griffith Kenneth Griffith ... Richards
George Coulouris ... Controller (as George Colouris)
Maxine Audley ... Pauline
Burt Kwouk ... Tanaka
John Garrie ... Old Japanese Man
David Toguri David Toguri ... Commander Yamada
Tommy Yapp Tommy Yapp ... Contact Man
Edward Ogden Edward Ogden ... Edward Sharp
Jeremy Longhurst Jeremy Longhurst ... Fortune
Christopher Benjamin ... Potter
Mona Chong Mona Chong ... First Girl Islander
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Secret agent John Drake (aka Danger Man) goes to Japan to infiltrate a secret society that specializes in murder.

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Country:

UK

Language:

English | Japanese

Release Date:

December 1969 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Danger Man - Das Syndikat der Grausamen See more »

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Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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The actress who plays the woman who is killed at the start of the film reappears in a completely different role - an enemy operative - in the second half of the film. See more »

Goofs

When Drake visits the policeman Commander Yamada in his Tokyo office, Yamada has a map of Tokyo Bay behind him written in English. A real police office in Tokyo would have had a Japanese, or at least bilingual map. See more »

Alternate Versions

The original individual episodes of "Danger Man" that made up this movie were released for the first time on video in the 1990s. See more »

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The GREAT DANGER MAN ends......
1 August 2011 | by UNOhwenSee all my reviews

Patrick Mcgoohan had just worked exhaustively for the past 5+ years, first, on the half- hour series, then the hour-longs, of what for me, and many others, is one of the BEST programs TV's had to offer.

KOROSHI is the last two episodes (only ones in color) of (what was) DANGER MAN's final - aborted season.

I first saw KOROSHI, and was thrilled to see it, as it had been YEARS since I'd seen DANGER MAN (before DVD's and, yes, even before Videotapes, 'kids').

What had been a thrilling show, with terrific scripts, and terrific acting, had it's life sucked out - by, ironically - color.

In the intervening years, since I first saw KOROSHI, DANGER MAN has been released on DVD. On them are the two episodes that make up KORSHI, one being an episode bearing this title, the other, SHINDA SHIMA.

I WISH I could say that independently seen, the episodes were stronger.

Sadly, they're not.

As another reviewer said, it just seemed to be trying to be 'Bond-like,' and one of the great things about DANGER MAN was John Drake's lack of guns (as Drake once said; I don't like guns. They're noisy, and they hurt people. I do very well with my hands).

I think the ONLY good thing about KOROSHI, is knowing that, as Mcgoohan's interest in continuing DANGER MAN had left, his mind had drifted to creating the most original, thought provoking television series television had seen.

The PRISONER was about to be born.


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