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Seen on: 01/15/2011, 01/09/2002 (rewatch)

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Battle Royale (2000)

Directed by Kinji Fukasaku

Action | Thriller

Most recently watched by twobitme, schofizzy, elisabethwithns, sensoria, seanCduregger, zombiefreak

Overview

In the future, the Japanese government captures a class of ninth-grade students and forces them to kill each other under the revolutionary “Battle Royale” act.

Rated R | Length 114 minutes

Actors

Junichi Naitou | Osamu Ohnishi | Kanako Fukaura | Shiro Go | Satoshi Yokomichi | Ken Nakaide | Takashi Taniguchi | Gou Ryugawa | Kiyoyuki Matsumoto | Hirobumi Seki | Kotaru Kamijou | Ayana Noguchi | Nanami Ohta | Hideaki Kojima | Hajime Yoneda | Ryouji Sugimoto | Shôji Takano | Kanji Okumura | Akira Yoshizawa | Kenzo Shirahama | Gôshi Matsuhara | Kazuo Araki | Shigeki Homma | Kazuhiro Yokokura | Mikiya Sanada | Kôji Tokuhisa | Nobuki Baba | Naoki Iwasawa | Daisuke Yazawa | Hidetsugu Okumura | Umiji Tasaki | Hideaki Kawashima | Hiroshi Kitagawa | Jun'ichi Nashiki | Yôichi Murakami | Tsuguharu Niizaki | Akihiro Ugajin | Ryôta Nakamura | Takashi Komori | Yûya Nakahara | Takeyuki Hirai | Tomu Asakawa | Reiko Kataoka | Taro Suwa | Suzuka Tonegawa | Michi Yamamura | Ai Maeda | Ai Iwamura | Shigeki Hirokawa | Yuuki Masuda | Minami | Kazutoshi Yokoyama | Yuko Miyamura | Yasuomi Sano | Jirô Nitta | Takashi Tsukamoto | Tetsu Masuda | Mitsuaki Tachikawa | Hirohito Honda | Yousuke Shibata | Tatsuya Fujiwara | Yutaka Shimada | Sousuke Takaoka | Yukihiro Kotani | Masanobu Ando | Taro Yamamoto | Shigehiro Yamaguchi | Ren Matsuzawa | Shin Kusaka | Takako Baba | Gouki Nishimura | Mai Sekiguchi | Asami Kanai | Aki Inoue | Sayaka Kamiya | Satomi Hanamura | Aki Maeda | Haruka Nomiyama | Chiaki Kuriyama | Satomi Ishii | Kou Shibasaki | Anna Nagata | Hitomi Hyuga | Misao Kato | Takayo Mimura | Yukari Kanasawa | Tamaki Mihara | Tomomi Shimaki | Sayaka Ikeda | Eri Ishikawa | Tsuyako Kinoshita | Takeshi Kitano

Viewing Notes

My Battle Royale (2000) blu-ray set, courtesy of Arrow Films, finally arrived a couple of days ago from Amazon UK. Cannot emphasize what an amazing Limited Edition set this is. Even more amazing was the minimal price to obtain. My edition is #73 of 10,000, the lowest number I’ve seen among my friends. Anyways, been looking for an excuse to watch one of my favorite films again. And, man, does it ever look great on blu-ray. No need to go into film details as I’m sure you’ve already seen it. Right?!

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