Black Rain

Trivia: Charlie singing karaoke with Matsumoto was a last-minute addition to the film conceived by Andy Garcia. Garcia felt that the scene would not only be fun, but help the audience connect more with his character Charlie, which would then make his death in the following scene even more shocking.

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Trivia: An alternate ending was shot where Nick kills the main villain Sato by impaling him on a spike. It was ultimately decided to instead have Nick do the honorable thing and simply arrest Sato.

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Trivia: Was Ridley Scott's first successful film in a decade. Every other film he had made since 1979's "Alien" flopped at the box office, while "Black Rain" ended up becoming a massive hit. It was the eleventh highest-grossing film of the year.

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Trivia: Jackie Chan reportedly turned down the role of one of the villains in the film, as he felt audiences wouldn't want to see him play a bad-guy.

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Trivia: A great deal of the film was actually shot in Japan, and it was reportedly very difficult on the cast and crew. The cost to film in Japan was very high, and the shoot was highly restricted, causing frequent issues. The original cinematographer even left production because he became too frustrated by the experience. Filming was eventually moved to the US to combat these issues.

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Berg, Internal Affairs: That's a king-sized nut. I admire your thrift.
Nick Conklin: Yeah, well, life's a bitch.
Crown, Internal Affairs: We did the math, Hero. You're twenty grand in the hole a month. You're into the shylocks, Conklin, you're takin'.
Nick Conklin: Look, you wanna charge me, you charge me, okay? You wanna jerk off, you go back to your office.

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