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Rising Sun

"A collision of East and West. A conspiracy of seduction and murder. A battle between tradition and power. Business is war."

R 1993-07-30 Action 2hr 5m

When a prostitute is found dead in a Los Angeles skyscraper occupied by a large Japanese corporation, detectives John Connor and Web Smith are called in to investigate. Although Connor has previous experience working in Japan, cultural differences make their progress difficult until a security disc showing the murder turns up. Close scrutiny proves the disc has been doctored, and the detectives realize they're dealing with a cover-up as well.

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Storyline

When a prostitute is found dead in a Los Angeles skyscraper occupied by a large Japanese corporation, detectives John Connor and Web Smith are called in to investigate. Although Connor has previous experience working in Japan, cultural differences make their progress difficult until a security disc showing the murder turns up. Close scrutiny proves the disc has been doctored, and the detectives realize they're dealing with a cover-up as well.

  • Released
    1993-07-30
  • Revenue
    $107,198,790
  • Budget
    $40,000,000
  • Runtime
    2hr 5m
  • Genre
    Action, Drama, Thriller
  • Status
    Released
  • Language
    日本語, English
  • imdb-logo
    6.2
  • Production
    Walrus & Associates, 20th Century Fox

Crew

Philip Kaufman
Director
Philip Kaufman
Screenplay
Peter Kaufman
Producer

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Cast

Sean Connery

Sean Connery

Capt. John Connor
Wesley Snipes

Wesley Snipes

Lt. Webster Smith
Tia Carrere

Tia Carrere

Jingo Asakuma
Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa

Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa

Eddie Sakamura
Harvey Keitel

Harvey Keitel

Lt. Tom Graham
Mako

Mako

Yoshida-san
Stan Egi

Stan Egi

Ishihara
Kevin Anderson

Kevin Anderson

Bob Richmond
Ray Wise

Ray Wise

Senator John Morton
Lauren Robinson

Lauren Robinson

Zelda "Zelly" Smith
Steve Buscemi

Steve Buscemi

Willy Wilhelm
Tatjana Patitz

Tatjana Patitz

Cheryl Lynn Austin
Daniel von Bargen

Daniel von Bargen

Chief Olson / Interrogator
Stan Shaw

Stan Shaw

Phillips
Michael Chapman

Michael Chapman

Fred Hoffman
Tylyn John

Tylyn John

Redhead
Toshishiro Obata

Toshishiro Obata

Guard at Imperial Arms
Jeff Imada

Jeff Imada

Eddie Sakamura's Yakuza
Tamara Tunie

Tamara Tunie

Lauren Smith
Tadashi Yamashita

Tadashi Yamashita

Nakamoto Yakuza
Tom Dahlgren

Tom Dahlgren

Jim Donaldson
Joey Miyashima

Joey Miyashima

Young Japanese Negotiator
Nelson Mashita

Nelson Mashita

Young Japanese Negotiator
Michael Kinsley

Michael Kinsley

T. V. Panel Member
Eleanor Clift

Eleanor Clift

T. V. Panel Member
Clarence Page

Clarence Page

T. V. Panel Member
Pat Choate

Pat Choate

T. V. Panel Member
Steve Clemons

Steve Clemons

Show Moderator
Dan Butler

Dan Butler

Ken Shubik
Michele Ruiz

Michele Ruiz

T. V. Interviewer
Patricia Ayame Thomson

Patricia Ayame Thomson

Female Accident Reporter
J. Max Kirishima

J. Max Kirishima

Eddie Sakamura's Yakuza
Larry O. Williams Jr.

Larry O. Williams Jr.

Younger Brother
Keith Leon Williams

Keith Leon Williams

Another Brother
Carl A. McGee

Carl A. McGee

Guy at Window
Meagen Fay

Meagen Fay

Hamaguri Receptionist
Max Grodénchik

Max Grodénchik

Club Manager
Jessica Tuck

Jessica Tuck

Senator Morton's Aide
Masa Watanabe

Masa Watanabe

Japanese Elevator Guard
Kenji

Kenji

Tempura Chef
Tak Kubota

Tak Kubota

Nakamoto Yakuza
Fumio Demura

Fumio Demura

Nakamoto Yakuza
Dennis Ota

Dennis Ota

Nakamoto Yakuza
Raymond Kitamura

Raymond Kitamura

Nakamoto Yakuza
Rita Weibel

Rita Weibel

Girl at Eddie's Party
Susan Iida

Susan Iida

Girl in Karaoke Western
Seiichi Tanaka

Seiichi Tanaka

Taiko Drum Master
John Koyama

John Koyama

Yakuza (uncredited)
Leo Lee

Leo Lee

Eddie Sakamura's Yakuza (uncredited)
Marina Borawick

Marina Borawick

Rick's Wife
Debbie David

Debbie David

Senator Morton's Aide
Anthony DeStefanis

Anthony DeStefanis

Senator's Aide
Leo Lee

Leo Lee

Eddie Sakamura's Yakuza
Dakin Matthews

Dakin Matthews

Professor Sanders

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