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Outlaw: Black Dagger (1968)

Burai: Kuro dosu (original title)
Not Rated | | Action, Crime | 28 December 1968 (Japan)
A street war breaks loose between two rival gangs in the Kansai region of Japan. Goro (Tetsuya Watari) is in the middle of action.


Keiichi Ozawa


Goro Fujita (novel), Kaneo Ikegami (screenplay)


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Tetsuya Watari ... Gorô Fujikawa
Chieko Matsubara Chieko Matsubara ... Yuri / Shizuko Miura
Tamio Kawaji Tamio Kawaji ... Sueo Shige
Shigeru Tsuyuguchi Shigeru Tsuyuguchi ... Kunimatsu Takemiya
Sanae Kitabayashi Sanae Kitabayashi ... Saeko Takemia (Mama)
Ichirô Nakaya Ichirô Nakaya ... Kensuke Miura
Ichirô Sugai ... Yakuza boss Kanichi Shige
Yoshiaki Aoki Yoshiaki Aoki ... Hidetake Yasumoto
Akiyoshi Fukae Akiyoshi Fukae ... Seiji Toda
Kunie Tanaka ... Doctor Michio Hongô
Ryôji Hayama Ryôji Hayama ... Tatsuzô Hatooka
Eiji Gô Eiji Gô ... Yamaki
Rika Fujie Rika Fujie ... Etsuko, Married Woman in Bed
Kaku Takashina Kaku Takashina ... Igawa
Toshizô Kudô Toshizô Kudô


A street war breaks loose between two rival gangs in the Kansai region of Japan. Goro (Tetsuya Watari) is in the middle of action.

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sequel | fifth part | yakuza | See All (3) »


Action | Crime


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Release Date:

28 December 1968 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Black Dagger See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Nikkatsu See more »
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Technical Specs



Color (Fujicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


BURAI series. #5 of 6 films. See more »


Follows Outlaw: Goro the Assassin (1968) See more »


Burai: Hitokiri Gorô
Lyrics by Jun Takita; Music by Harumi Ibe
Performed by Tetsuya Watari
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Wow, Arrow Video Has Found a Really Obscure Title
14 April 2016 | by gavin6942See all my reviews

What you need to know about this film: it is part 5 of the "Outlaw: Gangster VIP" series. And it is available now from Arrow Video.

Arrow Video is arguably the greatest thing to happen to cult film since... ever. There are many boutique companies out there, but it seems that they either focus on horror (which is great) or foreign classics (which is great). This leaves a huge amount of material untouched -- what about all the genre films that are not classics or horror? Not that I am a huge fan of Japanese films, but I was still surprised to learn that there was a studio (Nikkatsu) that was pumping out these great gangster films, and they seem to be completely forgotten. This whole series -- except maybe the first film -- has been forgotten and IMDb has barely even heard of it. And yet, it's brilliant and fun.

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