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R| 1 hr. 52 min.

Plot Summary
Abandoned by the brotherhood of his yakuza clan, tough guy Yamamoto (Beat Takeshi) is forced to leave Tokyo. He goes to Los Angeles in search of Ken (Claude Maki), his younger half-brother. Alone and with a new identity, Yamamoto finds himself frustrated by foreign surroundings, especially since he doesn't speak the language.

Cast: Beat Takeshi , Claude Maki , Omar Epps , Masaya Kato , Ren Ohsugi , Susumu Terajima , Ryo Ishibashi , James Shigeta

Director: Takeshi Kitano

Genres: Crime drama

Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics

Brother (2001)

Release Date: July 20th, 2001|1 hr. 52 min.

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  • December 21, 2008 TEKNKCOM
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    Best Movie Iv ever seen! Better then the 007 films Better then the transporter Way better then all of them. This is was made as an action packed roller coaster ride, I know they dont give oscar awards for action films, But MAN! This one should Get 7 of em Best Film Best actor Beat Kitano, Omar epps should get one just for landing this job, but truth be told his acting was weak, But Never the less kitano's acting more then makes up! Im a fan of shoot em up films and this one is the best way better then any chinese or french films Iv seen this film makes you want to become a Yakuza Gangster, the only film I ever saw about them was black rain, but this film is waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay Better! OMG Jesus help Us All this Film is one of the best films Ever MADE! If you like Drama/Violence/ And real life style films this is the one! I liked colors I liked black rain I liked 50cents movie too but Japanese Gangsters are some bad mothaF**KAZ! I cant say enuff about this film. But in closing Ill just say this is one of the best movies EVER MADE! New titles like the New 007 film with all the effects and explosions cant touch this hardcore Gangster Drama This Film Never Gets OLD! So much rich hardcore action I love this movie! RELA | LAEXM records LosAngeles / G-Unit West LosAngeles http://laexm.com "This filme makes me want to learn how to act! Way to Go Mr. Kitano best actor in a Gangster role Iv ever seen!"

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