Samurai Cop

Samurai Cop
Prepare to question everything you thought you knew about roundhouse kicks, thongs, and katana beheadings. Joe (Matt Hannon, Sylvester Stallone's one-time bodyguard) is the Samurai Cop, a rock of a man who will do literally whatever it takes to punish criminals—even if that means taking dozens of innocent lives in the process. Teamed with a truly hilarious partner (Mark Frazer), Joe embarks on a mindmelting sex-and-violence-fueled adventure against evil ninjas, drug dealers, and genre legend Robert Z'Dar (MANIAC COP)! Directed by prolific Iranian ex-pat Amir Shervan, the reckless and outrageous SAMURAI COP is a true treasure of the trash-action pantheon.

Samurai Cop

Thu September 21, 7:30 PM, VAC Basement Auditorium (1B20)

United States of America, 1991, in English, 96 min

Director: Amir Shervan, Writer: Amir Shervan, Cast: Mathew Karedas, Mark Frazer, Cranston Komuro, Robert Z'Dar, Gerald Okamura



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