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The Wolverine, 2h6
Directed by James Mangold
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Seafaring films, Sports films, Transport films, Aviation films, Martial arts films, Samurai films, Superhero films, Yakuza films, Political films, Super-héros inspiré de comics, Gangster films
Actors Hugh Jackman, Will Yun Lee, Hiroyuki Sanada, Rila Fukushima, Famke Janssen, Tao Okamoto

In 1945, Logan is held in a Japanese POW camp near Nagasaki. During the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, Logan rescues an officer named Ichirō Yashida and shields him from the blast.
Kill Bill: Volume 1, 1h51
Directed by Quentin Tarantino
Genres Thriller, Martial arts, Action, Crime
Themes Feminist films, Seafaring films, Sports films, Transport films, Martial arts films, Samurai films, Yakuza films, Political films, Kung fu films, Gangster films
Actors Uma Thurman, Lucy Liu, Vivica A. Fox, Daryl Hannah, David Carradine, Michael Madsen

A woman in a wedding dress, the Bride, lies wounded in a church in El Paso, having been attacked by the Deadly Viper Assassination Squad. She tells their leader, Bill, that she is carrying his baby. He shoots her.
The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift, 1h44
Directed by Justin Lin
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Adventure, Crime
Themes Seafaring films, Sports films, Transport films, Films about automobiles, Auto racing films, Yakuza films, Road movies, Gangster films
Actors Lucas Black, Sung Kang, Shad Moss, Brian Tee, Nathalie Kelley, Leonardo Nam

In Arizona, 17-year-old high school student Sean Boswell (Lucas Black) and Clay (Zachery Ty Bryan) race their cars to win Clay's girlfriend Cindy (Nikki Griffin). When Sean cuts through a structure and catches up to Clay, Clay hits Sean's car repeatedly until a high speed turn which causes the pair to both crash; Clay's wealthy family helps him escape punishment, but Sean's numerous past racing activities causes his mother to send him to live with his father in Tokyo, who is stationed there for the U.S. Navy.
Rising Sun
Rising Sun (1993)
, 2h5
Directed by Philip Kaufman
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Mafia films, Films about suicide, Yakuza films, Gangster films
Actors Sean Connery, Wesley Snipes, Harvey Keitel, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Kevin Anderson, Mako Iwamatsu

During a party at the United States offices of a Japanese corporation in Los Angeles, a professional escort named Cheryl Lynn Austin (Tatjana Patitz) is found dead, apparently after a violent sexual encounter. Police Detectives Web Smith (Wesley Snipes) and John Connor (Sean Connery), a former police Captain and expert on Japanese affairs, are sent to act as liaison between the Japanese executives and the investigating officer, Smith's former partner Tom Graham (Harvey Keitel).
Taxi 2
Taxi 2 (2000)
, 1h28
Directed by Gérard Krawczyk
Origin France
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Comedy thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Seafaring films, La provence, Transport films, Films about the labor movement, Films about automobiles, Yakuza films, Road movies, Buddy films, Chase films, Gangster films
Actors Samy Naceri, Frédéric Diefenthal, Marion Cotillard, Emma Sjöberg, Bernard Farcy, Jean-Christophe Bouvet

A Japanese minister of defence is traveling to Paris to sign a weapons contract between Japan and France, but first, he is visiting Marseille to view and rate the city police's anti-gang tactics (using fake attacks on him). During the visit, however, he is kidnapped by a group working for the Japanese yakuza. Emilien (Frédéric Diefenthal) is determined to rescue the minister and detective Petra (Emma Sjöberg), his girlfriend who was also kidnapped, and restore the honour of his department. Once again, speed demon taxi-driver Daniel (Samy Naceri) is called upon to save the day with his high-speed driving skills.
Black Rain
Black Rain (1989)
, 2h
Directed by Ridley Scott
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Adventure, Crime
Themes Mafia films, Seafaring films, Transport films, Films about automobiles, Motocyclette, Yakuza films, Road movies, Chase films, Gangster films
Actors Michael Douglas, Andy García, Ken TAKAKURA, Kate Capshaw, Yūsaku Matsuda, Tomisaburō Wakayama

Nick Conklin is a New York City police officer facing possible criminal charges; Internal Affairs believes Nick was involved with his partner who was caught taking criminal money in a corruption scandal. Nick is divorced from his wife, who has custody of their two children. Nick also has financial difficulties.
War
War (2007)
, 1h42
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Mafia films, Seafaring films, Sports films, Transport films, Martial arts films, Yakuza films, Gangster films
Actors Jet Li, Jason Statham, Terry Chen, John Lone, Devon Aoki, Saul Rubinek

During a shootout against Chinese Triads at a San Francisco dock warehouse, FBI agents John Crawford (Jason Statham) and Tom Lone (Terry Chen) stumble across the notorious assassin Rogue (Jet Li), a former CIA assassin who now works for the Japanese Yakuza. Rogue ambushes Crawford and is about to execute him when Lone appears and shoots Rogue in the face, causing him to fall into the water. Rogue's body was never found and he is presumed dead. However, Rogue survives and retaliates against Lone, his wife and his daughter. He kills them, burns down the house, and leaves their three corpses in the ashes of their home.
Zatōichi
Zatōichi (2003)
, 1h56
Directed by Takeshi Kitano
Origin Japon
Genres Drama, Action, Adventure
Themes Mafia films, Medical-themed films, Seafaring films, Sports films, Transport films, Martial arts films, Samurai films, Yakuza films, Films about disabilities, La cécité, Gangster films
Actors Takeshi Kitano, Tadanobu Asano, Michiyo Okusu, Takahito Iguchi, Daigoro Tachibana, Yūko Daike

The film's plot follows a traditional theme, with Zatoichi (a blind swordsman) coming to the defense of townspeople caught up in a local Yakuza gang war and being forced to pay excessive amounts of protection money. Meanwhile, Zatoichi befriends a local farmer and her gambler nephew and eventually offers his assistance to two geisha siblings (one of whom is actually a man) who are seeking revenge for the murder of their parents. The siblings are the only survivors of a robbery and massacre that was carried out on their family estate ten years ago. They soon discover the people responsible for the murders are the same Yakuza wreaking havoc on the small town.
The Mole Song: Undercover Agent Reiji, 2h10
Directed by Takashi Miike
Genres Comedy, Action, Crime
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films, Yakuza films, Gangster films
Actors Ikuta Toma, Shinichi Tsutsumi, Kenichi Endō, Takashi Okamura, Riisa Naka, Kōichi Iwaki

Un policier incompétent doit infiltrer l'un des plus puissants clans yakuza du Japon. Au prix d'une très sévère transformation...
Beyond Outrage, 1h52
Directed by Takeshi Kitano
Origin Japon
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action
Themes Mafia films, Seafaring films, Transport films, Yakuza films, Gangster films
Actors Takeshi Kitano, Toshiyuki Nishida, Ryō Kase, Tomokazu Miura, Yutaka Matsushige, Tao Okamoto

The film begins with two anti-corruption detectives observing the discovery of dead bodies in a car being recovered from the bottom of a harbor. The detectives suspect that the drowned bodies are related to the recent gang war and power struggle at the huge Sanno-kai crime syndicate, which covers a large portion of eastern Japan. The new Grand Yakuza leader of Sanno-kai, Kato (Tomokazu Miura), must now reform his standing with the powerful rival Hanabishi-kai of western Japan. Otomo (Beat Takeshi), a former Yakuza, is serving time in a maximum security prison after falling out of favor with Sekiuchi, the former Grand Yakuza before Kato murdered him and took control.
Brother
Brother (2000)
, 1h54
Directed by Takeshi Kitano
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Mafia films, Seafaring films, Sports films, Transport films, Martial arts films, Yakuza films, Gangster films
Actors Omar Epps, Takeshi Kitano, Claude Maki, Tetsuya Watari (渡 哲也), Masaya Kato, Susumu Terajima

Takeshi Kitano plays Yamamoto, a lone yakuza officer. Defeated in a war with a rival family, his boss killed, he heads to Los Angeles, California.
Open City
Open City (2008)
, 1h52
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films, Yakuza films, Gangster films
Actors Son Ye-jin, Kim Myung-min, Kim Hae-sook, Shim Ji-ho, Park Sung-woong, Yoon Yoo-sun

Jo Dae-yeong is a police officer investigating a pickpocket ring with ties to the Japanese crime syndicate, Yakuza. One day he rescues Baek Jang-mi from danger, only to discover that she is the boss of the gang he has been tracking.
Wasabi
Wasabi (2001)
, 1h34
Directed by Gérard Krawczyk
Origin France
Genres Drama, Comedy, Action
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films, Yakuza films, Gangster films
Actors Jean Reno, Ryōko Hirosue, Michel Muller (humoriste), Carole Bouquet, Ludovic Berthillot, Christian Sinniger

A woman (later revealed to be a transvestite), dancing provocatively to the enjoyment of other nightclub patrons, is abruptly hit in the face by Hubert Florentini (Reno), a commisaire of the French Police. Florentini drags her out of the club in handcuffs, assaulting other patrons who come too close to free the captive woman or attempt to hinder his exit. Unfortunately, one of these patrons includes the chief's son.
Outrage
Outrage (2010)
, 1h49
Directed by Takeshi Kitano
Origin Japon
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Mafia films, Seafaring films, Transport films, Yakuza films, Gangster films
Actors Takeshi Kitano, Ryō Kase, Tomokazu Miura, Jun Kunimura, Tetta Sugimoto, Eihi Shiina

The film begins with a sumptuous banquet at the opulent estate of the Grand Yakuza leader Sekiuchi (Soichiro Kitamura), boss of the Sanno-kai, a huge organized crime syndicate controlling the entire Kanto region, and he has invited the many Yakuza leaders under his control. After the formal conclusion of the banquet, Kato, the chief lieutenant of Sekiuchi, pulls one of the Yakuza leaders, Ikemoto, aside and makes plain that he is displeased with the news that Ikemoto has become friendly with a rival gang leader, Murase, while the two were unexpectedly imprisoned together. Kato orders Ikemoto to bring the unassociated Murase-gumi gang in line, and he immediately passes the task on to his subordinate Otomo (Beat Takeshi), who runs his own crew.
Shinjuku Incident, 2h
Directed by Derek Yee
Origin Hong kong
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime, Politic
Themes Mafia films, Seafaring films, Transport films, Yakuza films, Gangster films
Actors Naoto Takenaka, Fàn Bīngbīng (范冰冰), Daniel Wu, Masaya Kato, Carlo Chin, Jackie Chan

In the early 1990s, a tractor mechanic nicknamed Steelhead (Jackie Chan) illegally enters Japan from China in search of his fiancée, Xiu-Xiu (Xu Jinglei) with the help of his "brother" Jie (Daniel Wu). Jie has taught Steelhead how to make a living by teaching him the trades of the underworld. One day, while illegally working as part of a clean-up crew in the sewers, Steelhead and his Chinese comrades are spotted by the police. Unwilling to get caught, Steelhead and the others run for their lives. In the ensuing turn of events, Steelhead saves Detective Kitano from drowning, and in gratitude, Kitano decides to stop pursuing Steelhead.