This is a beta version of NNDB
Search: for
Brother (9-Sep-2000)

Director: Takeshi Kitano

Writer: Takeshi Kitano

Keywords: Crime, Japan

A Yakuza gangster exiled to Los Angeles works alongside his half-brother to take over the local drug trade.

Tough-as-nails Yakuza gangster Yamamoto is removed from his clan following a mutiny, forcing his relocation to Los Angeles. He meets his half-brother Ken, discovering that he has been running a slipshod drug-dealing operation under his nose; itching to get back into the world of organized crime, he takes Ken and company under his wing, transforming their operation into a fearsome collective poised to take California's largest city by storm.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Tatyana Ali
24-Jan-1979   The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
John Aprea
4-Mar-1941   Nick Katsopolis on Full House
Darryl M. Bell
10-May-1963   Ron Johnson on A Different World
Kool Moe Dee
8-Aug-1963   Rap artist
Omar Epps
23-Jul-1973   Now you got the juice
Takeshi Kitano
Film Director
18-Jan-1947   Zatoichi
Amaury Nolasco
24-Dec-1970   Fernando Sucre on Prison Break
James Shigeta
17-Jun-1933 28-Jul-2014 Flower Drum Song


Have you seen this film? We would love to see your review.
Submit your review for this film

Do you know something we don't?
Submit a correction or make a comment about this profile

Copyright ©2016 Soylent Communications


Anglo-American Power Axes

Requires Flash 7+ and Javascript.


NNDB has added thousands of bibliographies for people, organizations, schools, and general topics, listing more than 50,000 books and 120,000 other kinds of references. They may be accessed by the "Bibliography" tab at the top of most pages, or via the "Related Topics" box in the sidebar. Please feel free to suggest books that might be critical omissions.