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