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Samurai (1979)

Lee Cantrell, a young San Francisco attorney by day, at night becomes a samurai warrior, and battles a crazed multi-millionaire who is planning to destroy the city with an earthquake machine.

Director:

Lee H. Katzin

Writer:

Jerrold L. Ludwig (as Jerry Ludwig)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Joe Penny ... Lee Cantrell
Dana Elcar ... Frank Boyd
Beulah Quo Beulah Quo ... Hana Mitsubishi Cantrell
James Shigeta ... Takeo Chisato
Charles Cioffi ... Amory Bryson
Geoffrey Lewis ... Harold Tigner
Norman Alden ... Lt. Al DeNisco
Morgan Brittany ... Cathy Berman
Ralph Manza ... Irving Berman
Shane Sinutko ... Tommy
Michael Pataki ... Peter Lacey
James McEachin ... Richardson
Philip Baker Hall ... Prof. Owens
Randolph Roberts ... Phil Mercer
Diana Webster Diana Webster ... Prof. Helen Martell
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Lee Toshido Cantrell's mother and father were Japanese and American respectively. He was born in Japan and lived there till he was ten. Then they moved to San Francisco. Accompanying him is his martial arts teacher, Takeo, he would train him to atain the level of a Samurai. Lee would become a lawyer and works as a prosecutor. At night he uses his Samurai skills to apprehend criminals. Currently, he is looking into why some men broke into a warehouse, the owner said that they were there to blow it up. It seems that someone wants to buy his property and he refused. Lee investigates and discovers that a wealthy and powerful businessman wants to develop that area. Lee tells his boss of his suspicions but tells Lee that this man is too powerful for them, unless they have rock solid evidence, the man will lash back at them. Written by <rcs0411@yahoo.com>

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samurai | attorney | See All (2) »

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Lawyer by day -- Samurai warrior by night. Justice will be done.

Genres:

Action | Fantasy

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 April 1979 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Lee Tashido - Der Samurai See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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