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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 50%

IMDb Score: 7.5/10

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Battles Without Honor and Humanity

Action, Japan,

Postwar Hiroshima is nothing short of a nightmare, with various factions of the infamous Yakuza mob vying for dominance. Enterprising and highly moral Shozo Hirono (Bunta Sugawara) thinks to reach the top by starting a new crime family built around Boss Yamamori (Nobuo Kaneko). Problems arise, however, when a dispute with a rival gang finds Shozo warring against his best friend from prison, Hiroshi (Tatsuo Umemiya). Shozo sides with Hiroshi, only to find that his friend isn't as loyal.

Why it's Psychotronic: First in series of five gangster films from director of BATTLE ROYALE

Year of Release:1973

Director:Kinji Fukasaku

Cast:Bunta Sugawara, Hiroki Matsukata, Kunie Tanaka,

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