Into the Sun is a 2005 action film modeled after the American yakuza films The Yakuza and Black Rain. It stars martial artist/actor Steven Seagal. Originally conceived as a remake of Sydney Pollack's The Yakuza, Warner Bros. wouldn't release the rights to the story and the film was consequently reworked into Into the Sun. The film was directed by Christopher Morrison also known as "mink."
When Takayama (Mac Yasuda), the governor of Tokyo, is murdered, it falls on ex-CIA agent Travis Hunter (Steven Seagal) to track down those responsible. And rookie FBI agent Sean Mac (Matthew Davis) is assigned to work with Hunter on the case.
It was the FBI who actually asked the CIA's Tokyo office to look into the killing, believing it to be linked to the Yakuza, a dangerous Japanese mafia, so the CIA is sniffing around under the auspices of Homeland Security.
Mac proves to be more of a distraction, not really knowledgeable about procedures or Japanese customs. Hunter was raised in Japan, and has a...