American Yakuza * (1995)
Front Cover Actor Back Cover
Viggo Mortensen Nick Davis/David Brandt
Franklyn Ajaye Sam
Robert Forster Littman
Ryo Ishibashi Sawamoto
Michael Nouri Dino Campanela
Yuji Okumoto Kazuo
Cristina Lawson Yuko
John Fujioka Isshin Tendo
Nicky Katt Vic
James Taenaka Taka (as James Katsuyuki Taenaka)
Movie Details
Genre Action
Director Frank Coppello
Producer Aki Komine; Michael Leahy
Writer Taka Ichise; John Allen Nelson
Language EnglishEnglish
Audience Rating RR
Running Time 95 mins
Country USAUSA
Studio Image Ent.
Internet Movie Database
Plot
In America, they call it the Mafia…
In Japan, they call it Yakuza…
When they meet, they call it war!


Viggo Mortensen (G.I. Jane) and Michael Nouri (The Hidden) star in this explosive action-thriller about the first American accepted into the savage brotherhood of Japan's criminal underworld.

Sent to infiltrate the American arm of the Yakuza, FBI agent Nick Davis (Mortensen) rises through the ranks of assassins and is soon adopted into the powerful Tendo crime family. His work brings him into brutal conflict with not only the Italian mob, run by Dino Campanela (Nouri) and hotheaded enforcer Vic (Nicky Katt, Boiler Room), but also a hard-nosed FBI task force guided by unscrupulous Agent Littman (Robert Forster, Jackie Brown).

Caught dead center in a war between the Yakuza, the mob, and the FBI, Davis must decide what’s more important: his old loyalties…or his new bond of blood.
Personal Details
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Product Details
Format DVDDVD
Region Region 1
Layers Single side, Single layer
Audio Tracks ENGLISH: Dolby Digital Surround

Extra Features
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