Pray for Death (1985) - Rotten Tomatoes

Pray for Death (1985)





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A martial arts master (Sho Kosugi) moves with his two sons to America to start a better life, but he is forced to use his set of skill when a gang of jewelry thieves threaten his family. Gordon Hessler directed.

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Shô Kosugi
as Akira Saito
Donna Kei Benz
as Aiko Saito
Kane Kosugi
as Takeshi Saito
James Booth
as Limehouse
Norman Burton
as Lt. Anderson
Matthew Faison
as Sgt. Daley
Parley Baer
as Sam Green
Shane Kosugi
as Tomoya Saito
Alan Amiel
as Vinnie Seline
Charles Gruber
as Sgt. Trumble
Nik Hagler
as Pirelli
Chris Wycliff
as Joe Benson
Jude Stephen
as Dr. Smith
Marlene Mankey
as The Nurse
Charles Grueber
as Sgt. Trumble
as Shoji
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Critic Reviews for Pray for Death

All Critics (4)

[Sho] Kosugi's Akira Saito is a successful business man, husband and father, who also happens to be a secret modern day ninja. It's marvelous.

January 26, 2019 | Full Review…

The story is trite, but the action scenes are impressive.

March 1, 2016 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

Depends upon which cut you've seen, whether the movie is any good or night. The pre-ratings original is pure ferocity, where the butchered American version comes off more like refried Jackie Chan.

January 31, 2005 | Rating: 3/5

Audience Reviews for Pray for Death


A fone classic from the 80's.Dated but enjoyable altogeather.

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