A Colt Is My Passport(,Koruto wa Ore no Pasupoto) is a 1967 Japanese yakuza film directed by Takashi Nomura for the Nikkatsu Corporation.
This film was made available in North America when Janus Films released a special set of Nikkatsu Noir films as part of the Criterion Collection, also including I Am Waiting, Rusty Knife, Take Aim at the Police Van, and Cruel Gun Story.
The melancholy, homely Kamimura is a hit man who takes a job to kill a mob boss who's gotten greedy..
It stars Joe Shishido as a hitman who, along with his sidekick played by Jerry Fujio, is hired by the yakuza to eliminate a rival gangs boss. The two are captured after the job, escape and are waylaid once again resulting in a climatic battle. The film was among Shishidos first starring roles, cementing him as a hardboiled action hero, and remains a personal favourite of the 170 films he made at Nikkatsu.
Joe Shishido appears in A Colt Is My Passport and Rusty Knife. Joe Shishido and Eimei Esumi appear in A Colt Is My Passport and Youth of the Beast. Joe Shishido appears in A Colt Is My Passport and Branded to Kill. Take Aim at the Police Van (1960). Joe Shishido appears in A Colt Is My Passport and Cruel Gun Story.