GenreCrime, Drama, Thriller Running time1h 36m CinematographyKiyoshi Ito
Release date2002 CastRiki Takeuchi (Kunisada), Sonny Chiba, Tetsurō Tamba (Sanada), Ryôsuke Miki, Ken'ichi Endô, Mika Katsumura Similar moviesRelated Takashi Miike movies
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Deadly Outlaw: Rekka, also known as Violent Fire, is a 2002 Japanese yakuza film directed by Takashi Miike starring Riki Takeuchi and Sonny Chiba. Known in Japan as Jitsuroku: Andō Noboru Kyōdō-den - Rekka(実録・安藤昇侠道伝 烈火, "Noboru Ando's True Outlaw Tales: Raging Fire"), it is loosely based on actor Noboru Ando's former life as a yakuza.
After Kunisada (Riki Takeuchi)'s yakuza leader and father figure is brutally murdered, he and his best friend (Kenichi Endo) go on a two-man mission to avenge his death, killing other Yakuza leaders leading to a final confrontation by the old man's killers.