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The Bodyguard (1973)  link to The Bodyguard on IMDb  

Number: 2905

poster The Bodyguard

IMDb Rating:
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5.2/10 (391 votes)

Also known as: Bodigaado Kiba (original title)

Country: Japan, 87 minutes

Spoken Languages: English, Japanese

Genre(s): Action, Drama, Crime

Director(s): Ryuichi Takamori, Simon Nuchtern

Video Codec: Unknown

Storyline:
Karate master and anti-drug vigilante Chiba returns to his home in Japan, where he holds a press conference announcing his intention to wipe out the nation's drug industry. He also offers his services as a bodyguard to anyone who is willing to come forward and provide information about the drug lords' activities. He is soon approached by a mysterious woman claiming to have important information and asking for Chiba's protection. She seems to be legitimate, but is she really what she appears to be?

Tagline: Sonny Chiba, hired to kill... If his kick doesn't get you... his fatal fist will!

Cast:

photo Shin'ichi Chiba Shin'ichi Chiba Kiba
photo Etsuko Shihomi Etsuko Shihomi
photo Ling Chia Ling Chia (U.S. version) (as Judy Lee)
photo Saburô Date Saburô Date
photo Eiji Gô Eiji Gô Toro

Medium: Unknown,

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 2.35:1