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Rating: 8 stars

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Seen on: 05/30/2020 (rewatch)

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Dead or Alive (1999)

Directed by Takashi Miike

Action | Crime | Gangster

Most recently watched by sensoria, sleestakk, sleestakk

Overview

Ryƫichi and his small gang of Triad vie for control of the Japanese underworld in a crime-ridden Shinjuku quarter while Detective Jojima tries to bring it down.

Length 105 minutes

Actors

Susumu Terajima | Dankan | Shingo Tsurumi | Renji Ishibashi | Tomorowo Taguchi | Riki Takeuchi | Sho Aikawa | Hitoshi Ozawa | Tokitoshi Shiota | Michisuke Kashiwaya | Hirotaro Honda | Ren Osugi | Hua Rong Weng | Kaoru Sugita

Viewing Notes

Man, this has one of the best opening scenes of a movie ever! Full of frantic energy. By the end Gavin was like “what is even happening!” so I think it was a success. Can’t wait to dive into the sequels!

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