Taglines: A cop on the edge, a conspiracy in the rise, a killer on the loose..
Two New York cops get involved in a gang war between members of the Yakuza, the Japanese Mafia. They arrest one of their killers and are ordered to escort him back to Japan. In Japan, however, he manages to escape. As they try to track him down, they get deeper and deeper into the Japanese Mafia scene and they have to learn that they can only win by playing the game the Japanese way.
Black Rain is a 1989 American action thriller film directed by Ridley Scott, starring Michael Douglas, Andy García, Ken Takakura, Kate Capshaw and Yusaku Matsuda. The story centers on two New York City police officers who arrest a member of the Yakuza and must escort him back to Japan. Once there, he escapes, and the two police officers find themselves dragged deeper and deeper into the Japanese underworld.
Black Rain (1989)
Directed by: Ridley Scott
Starring: Michael Douglas, Andy Garcia, Ken Takakura, Kate Capshaw, Yûsaku Matsuda, Shigeru Kôyama, John Spencer, Guts Ishimatsu, Luis Guzmán, John Costelloe
Screenplay by: Craig Bolotin, Warren Lewis
Production Design by: Norris Spencer
Cinematography by: Jan de Bont
Film Editing by: Tom Rolf
Costume Design by: Ellen Mirojnick
Set Decoration by: Leslie Bloom, John M. Dwyer, Richard C. Goddard, Alan Hicks
Art Direction by: John Jay Moore, Herman F. Zimmerman
Music by: Hans Zimmer
Distributed by: Paramount Pictures
Release Date: September 22, 1989