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Black Rain
6.2 Rating
(283 ratings)
6.6 IMDB rating

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Michael Douglas

Michael Douglas

Nick Conklin
Andy Garcia

Andy Garcia

Charlie Vincent
Ken Takakura

Ken Takakura

Masahiro
John Spencer

John Spencer

Oliver
Guts Ishimatsu

Guts Ishimatsu

Katayama


Written by
Craig Bolotin

Craig Bolotin

(written by)
Warren Lewis

Warren Lewis

(written by)


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BLACK RAIN - Trailer - (1989) - HQ

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6 years, 7 months ago at Jan 9 18:35
This film is essentially one big crushing disappointment from a director who is capable of so much more. The classic loose cannon cop (played by the gipsy-like Michael Douglas) and his cleaner cut partner have to escort a dangerous yakuza prisoner back to Japan. Upon arrival they immediately hand him over to fake cops and then spend the rest of the film trying to atone for their mistake.
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Black Rain

5 years, 8 months ago at Dec 29 22:26
Michael Douglas (Nick) and Andy Garcia (Charlie) chase and try to apprehend a killer who flees to Japan...to try to bring him back to justice. Michael Douglas (as Nick) the NY police office does whatever it takes to bring the "untouchable" Japanese Yakuza member to face the crimes he has committed in the movie. The heartless execution, the bike chase,the stake out, all the way through the final fi... read more
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Description: Two New York cops get involved in a gang war between members of the Yakuza, the Japanese Mafia. They arrest one of their killers and are ordered to escort him back to Japan. In Japan, however, he manages to escape. As they try to track him down, they get deeper and deeper into the Japanese Mafia scene and they have to learn that they ... (more)
Release date: 22 September 1989
UPC: 097363222071
Action (11), Thriller (7), Crime (7), Murder (7), 1989 (7), Police (7), Mafia (6), Drama (5), Friendship (5), Nightclub (4), Gangster (4), Japan (3), 80's (3), Desert Eagle (2), Decapitation (2), New York (2), Motorcycle (2), Karaoke (2), Street Racing (2), Internal Affairs (2)
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"He finally got his Hollywood break at 1989 when he was cast as "Sato" in Ridley Scott's "Black Rain". Sadly it would be his last film, He died because of cancer the same year. CANCER SUCKS!!! So just check the characters below which are all inspired on Yusaku Matsuda or the characters he played"


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