The Friendly Killer (1970)

Genres - Action, Crime  |   Run Time - 90 min.  |   Countries - Japan  |  
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In this Japanese crime drama, Ogi, the daughter of a yakuza, takes control of her murdered father's gang. When a gang war erupts between her mob and the gang of crime-lord Abe, an enigmatic stranger appears to help her and her gang. The girl tries to negotiate a truce, but it doesn't work and she must kill a member of the other gang. She then goes to jail. There she begins fighting for better conditions. She is eventually released and is dismayed to discover that Abe has stolen control of her gang. She demands that they fight it out, and Abe attacks her headquarters. In the ensuing battle, Abe is killed, and the "helpful" stranger is mortally wounded. As he lay dying, he at last tells her that it was he who murdered her father on behalf of Abe.

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atrocity, attack, bad-guy-vs-bad-guy, conflict, control, daughter, death, demands, double-cross, father, gangster, Japan, killing, leader, murder, power, prison, release, return, revenge, territory, truce, wound [injury]