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Sympathy for the Underdog

1971 Rated NR 1hr 33m

Kinji Fukasaku's action-packed crime drama centers on aging Yakuza Gunji (Koji Tsuruta), a fierce fighter who lives by a code no longer honored by Tokyo's new breed of ruthless gangs. Released from prison after 10 years, Gunji regroups his old gang. After rebuilding his crime empire in Okinawa, Gunji's whiskey trade is a success -- but he's forced into a bloody battle with rival mainland gangsters.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Widescreen 1.85:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

Japanese: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; trailer; cast and crew information.