The Outsider
2017

TV-MA|121 min|Dramas, Thrillers
An American soldier imprisoned in postwar Japan enters the dark world of the yakuza, adopting their way of life in repayment for his freedom.
Director:Martin Zandvliet
TMDb Rating:6.1/10
 The Outsider (2018) on IMDb
Added to Netflix:March 9, 2018
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From the Daily Dot

There was a time when the words "Netflix's Jared Leto yakuza movie" might not have been instant cause for panic. In 2018, however, it should come as no surprise that The Outsider, a new Netflix original starring Leto as an American G.I. in post-World War II Japan who rises through the ranks of the yakuza, is a disaster. The film gets off to a decent start, dropping us in a Japanese prison and introducing us to Leto's Nick with no explanation. But what starts out as a sense of patience graduates into a feeling of bewilderment as we leave the intriguing setting of the prison. As Nick climbs up the yakuza ladder from there, the movie goes downhill fast.

Chris Osterndorf

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