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Crying Freeman (1995)

102 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

A lethal assassin for a secret Chinese organisation, who sheds tears of regret each time he kills, is seen swiftly and mercilessly executing three Yakuza gangsters by a beautiful artist. She is captivated by the grace of his kill and later...See moreA lethal assassin for a secret Chinese organisation, who sheds tears of regret each time he kills, is seen swiftly and mercilessly executing three Yakuza gangsters by a beautiful artist. She is captivated by the grace of his kill and later falls in love with him. An intense power struggle for the leadership of the Yakuza Clans ensues as they seek vengeance for the death of their leader. They soon realise the fatal mistake of underestimating the deadly skills of the Crying Freeman. Written by Masken See less
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Kazuo Koike (based upon the comic books created by) | Ryoichi Ikegami (based upon the comic books created by) | Christophe Gans (screenplay) | Thierry Cazals (screenplay) | Laurie Finstad-Knizhnik (additional dialogue)
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FRF 30,000,000
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Release date
Jan 13, 1996 (South Korea)

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Julie Condra
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Kevan Ohtsji
Takeshi Shimazaki Takeshi Shimazaki   See fewer
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Mark Dacascos
Yo Hinomura / Freeman Yo Hinomura / Freeman   See fewer
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Debbie Podowski
Customs Agent Customs Agent   See fewer
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Murray Lowry
Head Customs Agent Head Customs Agent   See fewer
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Mikal Tang
Koh's Driver Koh's Driver   See fewer
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Rae Dawn Chong
Detective Forge Detective Forge   See fewer
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Jerry Wasserman
Chief Randall Chief Randall   See fewer
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Tchéky Karyo
Detective Netah (as Tcheky Karyo) Detective Netah (as Tcheky Karyo)   See fewer
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Mako
Shudo Shimazaki Shudo Shimazaki   See fewer
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Tong Lung
Shimazaki's Bodyguard Shimazaki's Bodyguard   See fewer
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Kiyoto Matsumoto
Shimazaki's Bodyguard Shimazaki's Bodyguard   See fewer
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Paul McGillion
Detective Detective   See fewer
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Russell Ferrier
Detective Detective   See fewer
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Rav Toor
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Yôko Shimada
Lady Hanada (as Yoko Shimada) Lady Hanada (as Yoko Shimada)   See fewer
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Masaya Katô
Ryuji Hanada (as Masaya Kato) Ryuji Hanada (as Masaya Kato)   See fewer
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Giorgio Miyashita
Ryuji's Bodyguard Ryuji's Bodyguard   See fewer
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Michael Hirano
Bedroom Yakuza Bedroom Yakuza   See fewer
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Minh Ly
Bedroom Yakuza Bedroom Yakuza   See fewer
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Ed Hong-Louie
Soya Plant Supervisor Soya Plant Supervisor   See fewer
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Ivy Ng
Witch Witch   See fewer
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Paul Wong
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Floyd Faircrest
Gallery Assassin Gallery Assassin   See fewer
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Victor Favrin
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Morgan Lam
Boy In Lobby Boy In Lobby   See fewer
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Alex Diakun
Antonio Rossi Antonio Rossi   See fewer
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Akio Higashio
Yakuza Boss Yakuza Boss   See fewer
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Mark Oki
Mister Dogaki Mister Dogaki   See fewer
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Annie Lee
Bordello Girl Bordello Girl   See fewer
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Yuka Kobayashi
Lady Hanada's Maid Lady Hanada's Maid   See fewer
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Hiro Kanagawa
Temple Yakuza Temple Yakuza   See fewer
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Endo Hidemine
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Kenji Shimizu
Smoking Yakuza Smoking Yakuza   See fewer
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6.5 / 10 | 10,349 votes