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Rage of Honor (1987)

R | | Action, Drama | February 1987 (USA)
Tanaka, a DEA agent, and his partner Ray are after a bunch of drug dealers. But they are betrayed by an insider and Ray is killed. Tanaka follows the culprit, a sadistic drug lord, down to Argentina.

Director:

Gordon Hessler

Writers:

Robert Short (screenplay), Wallace C. Bennett (screenplay) (as Wallace Bennett) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Shô Kosugi ... Shiro Tanaka
Lewis Van Bergen ... Havlock
Robin Evans ... Jennifer Lane
Gerry Gibson Gerry Gibson
Charles Lucia ... Dick (as Chip Lucia)
Richard Wiley Richard Wiley ... Ray Jones
Carlos Estrada
Ulises Dumont
Theodore McNabney Theodore McNabney ... (as Ted McNabney)
Alan Amiel Alan Amiel
Armando Capo ... Juan (as Armando Caro)
Marlee Jepson Marlee Jepson ... Girl in Convertible
Alejo Apsega Alejo Apsega ... Killer in Hotel
Ezequiel Ezquenazi Ezequiel Ezquenazi ... Killer in Hotel (as Ezequiel Ezkenazi)
Eric Seward Eric Seward ... Desk Clerk
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Tanaka, a DEA agent, and his partner Ray are after a bunch of drug dealers. But they are betrayed by an insider and Ray is killed. Tanaka follows the culprit, a sadistic drug lord, down to Argentina.

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Justice is here. See more »

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Action | Drama

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R | See all certifications »

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Country:

Argentina | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

February 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Way of the Ninja See more »

Filming Locations:

Argentina See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Goofs

When the natives shoot arrows at Shiro Tanaka as he crosses the waterfall gorge on a rope, an arrow supposedly gets shot through the rope at right angles. But they are shooting almost directly straight along the rope at him, so that would be impossible. See more »

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The 1987 UK video release was cut by 25 secs and lost all footage of nunchaku and throwing stars. See more »

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Highly entertaining!
13 May 2006 | by HaemovoreRexSee all my reviews

The always enjoyable to watch Sho Kosugi stars in this highly entertaining martial arts actioner as Shiro Tanaka, a drug enforcement officer (and ostensibly a ninja to boot!) who swears an oath of revenge after his partner is brutally murdered by a highly organised narcotics gang who are headed by a particularly sadistic (and scruffy looking!) fellow played by Lewis Van Bergen.

Plot wise the film doesn't get anymore advanced than this and it has to be said that the direction is rather muddled to say the very least but frankly who cares – people watch this kind of movie for the action content and in this regards this movie certainly delivers it by the bucket load! Fights break out roughly every few minutes with our man Sho delivering some typically cool moves and utilising some mean looking weapons against his various foes.

Throw into the mix some ninja and hey presto you have a great hour and a half's entertainment! Solid stuff from the incomparable Kosugi yet again who despite clearly struggling with his English throughout, nonetheless carries his usual puissant screen presence.

Highly recommended for action junkies!


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