Karate Bullfighter (1975)

Director
Kazuhiko Yamaguchi

Main cast
Sonny Chiba; Jirô Chiba; Kenji Imai; Masashi Ishibashi; Mikio Narita

Genres
Action, Drama

Description
This movie is based on the true life story of a Korean fighter named Choi Bae-dal (who later changed his name to Masutatsu Oyama), the founder of Kyokushin Karate in Japan.


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