The Executioner

The Executioner

Sonny Chiba
Director: Teruo Ishii Cast: Sonny Chiba
Sonny Chiba
, Makoto Sato
Makoto Sato
, Eiji Go
Eiji Go
Teruo Ishii

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Overview

This exciting action film from prolific director Teruo Ishii stars Sonny Chiba as Kouga, a descendant of a long line of ninja warriors who has put his amazing physical abilities behind him and lost his way. Eventually, however, Kouga teams up with a hitman named Sakura (Mitsuru Sato) and his friend Hayato (played by former world lightweight boxing champion Shozo Saijo) to rip off the Japanese mob. Yutaka Nakajima co-stars in this gritty martial arts film, followed by a sequel, Executioner 2: Karate Inferno (Chokugeki Jigokuhen: Dai Gyakuten)(1975), also directed by Ishii.

Product Details

Release Date: 10/11/2005
UPC: 0634991247924
Original Release: 1974
Rating: NR
Source: Adness
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [Dolby Digital]
Time: 1:27:00

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- The Executioner
1. Lessons to Learn [9:27]
2. Deliveries [10:53]
3. Devising a Plan [7:15]
4. Undercover [10:30]
5. Tricks and Traps [7:12]
6. Special Gifts [7:25]
7. Recruitment [8:42]
8. Parlor Tricks [8:18]
9. Invasion [4:33]
10. Fighting Dirty [4:27]
11. Hooked [6:10]
12. The Yakuza Continues... [1:38]

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