In 1993 the world's foremost adventure exhibition took sixteen national teams through 1500km of tropical torment and tested every one of them to the limit. Equipped with identically prepared Land Rover Discoverys, the teams circumnavigated Sabah. Leeches fell... and bit. Torrential storms washed away roads and bridges. Fatigue sapped every last drop of energy. The participants, displaying a rare team spirit, deserved their awards and congratulations. They had not only overcome every threatening obstacle thrown their way, but had also left behind a valuable and lasting scientific reminder of their efforts in the shape of an ecological field station in the Maliau Basin.
A year after losing his friend in a tragic 4,000-foot fall, former ranger Gabe Walker and his partner, Hal, are called to return to the same peak to rescue a group of stranded climbers, only to learn the climbers are actually thieving hijackers.
This outrageous time-travel comedy follows the misadventures of a wacky medieval knight (Jean Reno) and his faithful servant when they are accidentally transported to contemporary times by a senile sorcererMayhem rules as these 12th-century visitors try adapting to the wildly confusing modern world.
Kitano plays Murakawa, a Tokyo yakuza tiring of gangster life. Along with a few of his henchmen, he is sent by his boss to Okinawa to help end a gang war, supposedly to mediate between two warring clans.