Jingi naki tatakai (Battles Without Honor and Humanity)(The Yakuza Papers)(War Without a Code)
Jingi naki tatakai (Battles Without Honor and Humanity)(The Yakuza Papers)(War Without a Code) (1973)

Kinji Fukasaku directed this powerful and uncompromising look at the deadly stakes of life among the Yakuza -- the Japanese Mafia. Shozo Hirono (Bunta Sugawara) is a former Japanese soldier who, following his nation's defeat in World… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: December 7, 2004
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Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
Goatdog's Movies

A sometimes shocking, sometimes blackly funny, and often disorienting takedown of gangster tropes.

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Jake Euker
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Fast and cheap, and a lot of fun.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...the lack of a cohesive storyline makes it virtually impossible to really get into the film...

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David Cornelius
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Undeniably one of the best, and most important, crime movies ever made.

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Flixster Audience Score: 92% Flixster User Reviews
El Hombre Invisible
Hyperviolent bloodletting. Beginning in postwar Japan, a small group of friends are caught in a yakuza rivalry and have to choose sides. As the title… More
G S
Absolutely deserves the title of being the "Japanese Godfather". Whereas Coppola's masterpiece focuses almost completely on one family,… More
Christopher Brown
Great opening chapter to what I'm certain will be a great movie series. This would've got a perfect score except that (and this could very well be my… More