Pray for Death Poster

Release Date: 1985

R|1 hr 34 min

Plot Summary
Hoping for a simple life, Japanese family man Akira Saito (Shô Kosugi) moves his wife and two sons from Tokyo to Houston to open a restaurant. But beneath Akira's innocent exterior lies his secret identity as a masterfully trained ninja. When crime leader Limehouse Willie (James Booth) wrongfully accuses Akira of stealing a precious necklace, Willie's gang murders Akira's wife. With his mask and deadly weapons, Akira vows to destroy the syndicate responsible for his wife's death.

Cast: Shô Kosugi, Michael Constantine, James Booth, Donna Kei Benz, Norman Burton, Kane Kosugi, Shane Kosugi, Matthew Faison

Director: Gordon Hessler

Genres: Martial arts, Adventure

Keywords: 1980s, Gritty, Underdog, Son, Revenge, Intense, Wife, Dark, Murder