Showdown in Little Tokyo
Showdown in Little Tokyo ★★ 1991 (R)
Lundgren stars as a martial arts master/L.A. cop who was raised in Japan, and has all the respect in the world for his “ancestors” and heritage. Brandon Lee (son of Bruce) is Lundgren's partner, and he's a bona fide Americanmade, popculture, mall junkie. Together, they go after a cracksmuggling gang of “yakuza” (Japanese thugs). Lots of highkicking action and the unique angle on stereotypes make this a fun martial arts film. 78m/C VHS, DVD . Dolph Lundgren, Brandon Lee, Tia Carrere, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa; D: Mark L. Lester; W: Caliope Brattlestreet; C: Mark Irwin; M: David Michael Frank.