The Bodyguard

January 24, 2011 at 2:12 am (4 Heads, Bodyguard, The) (, , , , )

The Bodyguard – 1973 – Japan

Sonny Chiba is best known for The Street Fighter, Return of the Street Fighter, Sister Street Fighter, and The Street Fighter’s Last Revenge—also the 1977 Golgo 13 film. While Bruce Lee has elegance and Jackie Chan has wackiness, Chiba has ferocity, savagely busting teeth and jabbing eyeballs. But The Bodyguard’s clumsy, unimaginative, and anti-climactic fights are a poor example. Chiba fan or not, skip it.

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