American Yakuza is a 1993 American action crime film directed by Frank Cappello and starring Viggo Mortensen, Ryo Ishibashi, and Michael Nouri, with supporting roles by Franklyn Ajaye, Yuji Okumoto, Anzu Lawson, and Robert Forster. The screenplay by John Allen Nelson and Max Strom is based on a story by executive producer Takashige Ichise.
American FBI agent Nick Davis (Viggo Mortensen) works undercover, rising through the ranks of the Yakuza to infiltrate their operations. Adopted by the Tendo crime family, he is entangled with the Italian Mafia, the Yakuza, and the FBI. In the end he must decide what is most important to him.
|author||John Allen Nelson|
|keywords||adopt crime family end fbi fbi agent italian mafia|
|musicBy||David C. Williams|
|producer||Aki Komine Michael Leahy|
|productionCompany||First Look International Tohokushinsha Film|
|publisher||RLJE Films Toei Company|
|theme||martial arts yakuza|