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The Yakuza Reviews

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Richard T. Jameson
Parallax View
March 14, 2015
... Sydney Pollack ... manifests as much mythic sense as a mill foreman.
Paul Brenner
Filmcritic.com
April 2, 2009
has one leg is still straddling the Think Fast Mr. Moto era.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5

TV Guide
November 6, 2007
Interesting and well-acted, if clumsy, American take on the Japanese gangster genre.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
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Variety Staff
Variety
November 6, 2007
A confused and diffused film which bites off more than it can artfully chew.
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews
February 4, 2007
...Mitchum, armed with a shotgun and a pistol, is particularly bad-*** here...
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis
January 18, 2007
The movie is not your routine shoot-'em-up action adventure but an intricate weaving of people, conventions, and personal relationships.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
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Time Out
February 9, 2006
The final show-down is one not to be missed.
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
October 23, 2004
A superior action movie, but all the same, it's for audiences that have grown accustomed over the last few years to buckets of blood, disembowelments and severed hands flying through the air.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4

Film4
May 24, 2003
There are enough double-crosses to satisfy the most jaded fans of the genre.
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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader
January 1, 2000
Unsettling, but ultimately unsatisfying.
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
July 4, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
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