Top 10 Best Japanese Gangster (Yakuza) Movies

10. The ‘Black Society’ trilogy (Kuroshakai 1995-9)

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9. Sonatine (1993)
A yakuza officer (Beat Takeshi) gets more than he bargained for while trying to defuse a gang war in Okinawa.
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8. Demon (Yasha 1985)
Patrons (Natasha Hovey, Urbano Barberini) of a sneak preview see others zombie-fied to heavy-metal music in a Berlin theater.
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7. Battles without Honor and Humanity (Jingi naki tatakai 1973)
Postwar Hiroshima is nothing short of a nightmare, with various factions of the infamous Yakuza mob vying for dominance. Enterprising and highly moral Shozo Hirono (Bunta Sugawara) thinks to reach the top by starting a new crime family built around Boss Yamamori (Nobuo Kaneko). Problems arise, however, when a dispute with a rival gang finds Shozo warring against his best friend from prison, Hiroshi (Tatsuo Umemiya). Shozo sides with Hiroshi, only to find that his friend isn't as loyal.
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6. Velvet Hustler (Kurenai no nagareboshi 1967)
A woman distracts a hit man in hiding, allowing another hit man to close in.
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5. History of a Man’s Face (Otoko no kao wa rirekisho 1966)

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4. Abashiri Prison (Abashiri bangaichi 1965)
Abashiri Prison aka A Man from Abashiri Prison is a 1965 Japanese film directed by Teruo Ishii and starring Ken Takakura. It is the first entry in the Abashiri Bangaichi / Abashiri Prison series.
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3. Brutal Tales of Chivalry (Showa zankyo-den 1965)

A respected yakuza (Ken Takakura) must protect his late boss's territory from rival gangs.
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2. Youth of the Beast (Yaj├╗ no seishun 1963)

A violent thug plays yakuza bosses against each other.
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1. Dragnet Girl (Hijosen no onna 1933)

A gangster seeks redemption with help from an innocent shop attendant.
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