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  • Proof of the Man (1977)
  • 132 min | Crime, Drama
Proof of the Man (1977)
132 min | Crime, Drama

When an American is murdered in a Japanese inn, Tokyo police Detective Munesue follows the trail of the killer to New York City. There he is joined by Detective Shuftan, and together they sort out the crime.
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Yuji Ohno (as Yûji Ôno)
Shinsaku Himeda (as Masahisa Himeda)

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Release date
Oct 8, 1977 (Japan)


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50 cast members
Name Known for
George Kennedy
Ken Shuftan Ken Shuftan   See fewer
Mariko Okada
Kyoko Yasugi Kyoko Yasugi   See fewer
Yûsaku Matsuda
Detective Koichiro Munesue Detective Koichiro Munesue   See fewer
Broderick Crawford
Police Captain O'Brien Police Captain O'Brien   See fewer
Rick Jason
Lionel Adams Lionel Adams   See fewer
Toshirô Mifune
Yohei Kori Yohei Kori   See fewer
Junzaburô Ban
Hot Spring Inn's owner Hot Spring Inn's owner   See fewer
Takeo Chii
Detective Kusaba Detective Kusaba   See fewer
E.H. Eric
Design Contest M.C. Design Contest M.C.   See fewer
Kinji Fukasaku
Shibue, Assistant Lieutenant Shibue, Assistant Lieutenant   See fewer
Hajime Hana
Detective Takeshi Yokowata Detective Takeshi Yokowata   See fewer
Janet Hatta
Yukiko Mishima Yukiko Mishima   See fewer
Michiko Hoshi
Actress Actress   See fewer
Kôichi Iwaki
Kyohei Kori Kyohei Kori   See fewer
Robert Earl Jones
Wilshire Hayward Wilshire Hayward   See fewer
Koji Kawai
Actor Actor   See fewer
Kôji Kawamura
Actor (as Koji Kawamura) Actor (as Koji Kawamura)   See fewer
Tanie Kitabayashi
Old woman at Hachio Old woman at Hachio   See fewer
Tadahiko Kudano
Actress Actress   See fewer
Tôru Minegishi
Detective Shimoda Detective Shimoda   See fewer
Seiichi Morimura
Chief Front Manager Chief Front Manager   See fewer
Hideo Murota
Detective at Yokota Detective at Yokota   See fewer
Hiroyuki Nagato
Takeo Oyamada Takeo Oyamada   See fewer
Gentaro Nakajima
Actor (as Gen Nakajima) Actor (as Gen Nakajima)   See fewer
Isao Natsuyagi
Takashi Niimi Takashi Niimi   See fewer
Mineko Nishikawa
Woman at Hachio Woman at Hachio   See fewer
William Sanderson
Gun Dealer (as Bill Sanderson) Gun Dealer (as Bill Sanderson)   See fewer
Actress Actress   See fewer
Hiromitsu Suzuki
Cafe Waiter Cafe Waiter   See fewer
Mizuho Suzuki
Tadahiro Yamaji - Chief Detective Tadahiro Yamaji - Chief Detective   See fewer
Gôzô Sôma
Bantô Bantô   See fewer
Kei Taguchi
Imamura Imamura   See fewer
Junko Takazawa
Michiko Asaeda Michiko Asaeda   See fewer
Keiko Takeshita
Shizue Nakayama Shizue Nakayama   See fewer
Junko Tamura
Actress Actress   See fewer
Kôji Tsuruta
Lieutenant Nasu Lieutenant Nasu   See fewer
Kôji Wada
Detective Kawanishi Detective Kawanishi   See fewer
Joe Yamanaka
Jonny Hayward Jonny Hayward   See fewer
Hideji Ôtaki
Customer at a restaurant Customer at a restaurant   See fewer
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