Stylish editing and a supporting cast of comedians in time-killing roles dress up--but fail to disguise--BACK TO BACK's thin story, resulting in a film that is as forgettable as its title.
Yakuza Koji (Ryo Ishibashi) and his Elvis-obsessed partner, Hideo (Koh Takasugi), arrive in Los Angeles to assassinate a Mafia chieftain who has reneged on a business deal. On the same day, former police detective Bob Malone (Michael Rooker) learns that his house soon will be repossessed, and he
will probably lose custody of his teenaged daughter, Chelsea (Danielle Harris). Outside the bank, Malone helps foil a robbery attempt. But instead of being thanked, he is taken in for ...