An executive of a shoe company becomes a victim of extortion when his chauffeur's son is kidnapped and held for ransom.
A nurse eavesdrops with a friend on a cell phone conversation that describes a bank heist. She and the friend then conspire to blackmail the robbers for $2 million.
Cobra, Yamato and Noboru have been friends since they were kids. Noboru is able to score good grades and enter a university. He provides hope to Cobra and Yamato who seem to be good only at fighting. A tragedy then occurs to Noboru and the other two form the group Sanno Rengokai for him. When Noboru returns, a new incident takes place in S.W.O.R.D area dominated by 5 gangs: Sanno Rengokai, WhiteRascals, Oya Koko, Rude Boys and Daruma Ikka.
At a crucial point in his business life, executive Gondo learns that his son has been kidnapped and that the ransom demanded is near the amount Gondo has raised for a critical business deal. Gondo is prepared to pay the ransom - that is, until he learns that the kidnappers have mistakenly abducted not Gondo's son, but the child of Gondo's chauffeur. Now Gondo must decide whether the other man's child is equally worth saving.
Sixth entry in the Rufftown 2-reel comedy series based on stories by Arthur 'Bugs' Baer.
The movie is about the endless miracles during the motorcycle trip of Dan (Kenjiro Yamashita), Tettsu (Kanta Sato) and Chiharu (Taiki Sato), the Sanno Rengokai trio (also known as: DTC). (from LDH)
Documentary made by Toho for the Masterworks reissue of all of its Kurosawa films. This one focuses on "High and Low" (1963).
Drawing Dead is a documentary film about the highs and lows of online poker from two very different perspectives: a professional poker player worth millions, and a gambling addict.
The Amamiya Brothers, Masaki (Takahiro) and Hiroto (Hiroomi Tosaka), keep looking for their older brother Takeru (Takumi Saito) who disappeared one year ago. The three Amamiya brothers lost their parents when they were young. Since then, they relied only on each other. On the anniversary of their parents' death, Masaki and Hiroto expect Takeru to appear. Instead, they meet a person who has a clue on Takeru's whereabouts. [idmoviebox.com]
S.W.O.R.D. Chiku is a devastated and dangerous town with 5 gangs - Sannoh Rengokai, White Rascals, Oya Kohkoh, Rude Boys and Daruma Ikka - fighting fiercely. The name S.W.O.R.D. comprises of the first letter in each of these gangs. Before these 5 gangs, the legendary Mugen gang dominated the town. Mugen and the Amamiya Brothers (who did not submit to Mugen) clashed and Mugen disbanded, but ...
Chaplin plays an assistant in a pawnshop run by Bergman. He engages in a slapstick battles with his fellow pawnshop assistant, deals with eccentric customers, and flirts with the pawnbroker's daughter. One customer, posing as a jewelry buyer, pulls a gun and tries to rob the place. Chaplin disarms him.
A town once dominated by Mugen has been split into 5 districts dominated by S.W.O.R.D., the 5 gangs: Sannoh Rengokai, White Rascals, Oya Kohkoh, Rude Boys and Daruma Ikka. Mugen's grip on the town ended after the legendary Amamiya Brothers refused to submit to their will. The 5 gangs fight for their pride and glory, but the mysterious Mighty Warriors appear.
Highs and Lows is a Hong Kong television crime drama serial produced by TVB under executive producer Lam Chi-wah. The drama stars Michael Miu, Raymond Lam, Kate Tsui, Ben Wong, Ella Koon and Elaine Ng. It originally aired from 24 September to 4 November 2012, on Hong Kong's Jade, and ran for 30 episodes.