Synopsis by Donald Guarisco
The third entry in the Street Fighter series found the filmmakers adding in James Bond style trickery to spice up the kung-fu formula. This time, Terry Tsugury (Chiba) is hired by the criminal Owada clan to rescue a pair of cassette tapes that contain a formula that would the cheap manufacture of heroin. Tsugury pulls it off successfully but when his employers to double-cross him, Tsugury takes off with the tapes. The criminals send a group of thugs after him, led by a laser-shooting mariachi known as Mr. Black (Black). With a little help from female government agent Kaho (Shiomi), Tsugury use his fighting skills and mastery of disguises to foil the Owada clan and their henchmen. In the process, he gets to the bottom of a drug conspiracy that involves both the criminal underworld and the local police. Star Sonny Chiba went on to several more kung-fu epics built around his tough-guy charisma and Sue Shiomi later starred in a Street Fighter series spinoff entitled Sister Streetfighter.
bad-guy, gangster, good-guy, martial-arts, rescue