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High and Low More at IMDbPro »Tengoku to jigoku (original title)

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1.

Kurosawa at his best and most subtle

10/10
Author: jemmytee on 1 August 2004
2.

The film "Ransom" could have been.

10/10
Author: kmscb-1 on 27 July 2004
3.

About the best police procedural you're ever likely to see

10/10
Author: theorbys on 7 October 1999
4.

If you like ransom/police storiesmysteries, and have interest in Kurosawa &/or Mifune, check it out at least once

10/10
Author: MisterWhiplash on 30 August 2004
5.

Intense and Highly Entertaining

10/10
Author: dorlago on 10 October 2001
6.

I was enthralled from start to finish.

9/10
Author: marstokyo on 25 September 2004
7.

The masterpiece of the "police procedural" genre

10/10
Author: ross_d on 14 February 2001
8.

Another Great Film from Japan's Master Filmmaker

Author: Craig Johnson (eatmorhate@yahoo.com) on 23 September 1999
9.

Heaven and Hell

Author: kenzel on 1 December 2004
10.

Best crime film of 1960s, among the best all time

10/10
Author: (pete@locu.st) on 18 June 2000
11.

Great suspenceful crime story. Fine performances early in the careers of future stars.

Author: fuyuno on 19 February 1999
12.

Challenging Decomposition

Author: tedg (tedg@filmsfolded.com) on 9 July 2002
13.

highly underrated Kurasawa flick

9/10
Author: planktonrules on 22 July 2005
14.

The difficult choice between the moral and money

8/10
Author: Luis Guillermo Cardona on 2 April 2010
15.

Gritty 60's Japan

8/10
Author: jsiuda on 1 March 2015
16.

Great police drama from Akira Kurosawa - one of the best ever made

10/10
Author: MortalKombatFan1 on 3 February 2015
17.

An absolute masterpiece

10/10
Author: CarlosERM on 1 February 2015
18.

Kurosawa's Police Procedural

8/10
Author: gavin6942 on 8 January 2015
19.

A tale of two halves !!!!!

10/10
Author: avik-basu1889 on 5 December 2014
20.

Set the bar for cop thrillers to come.

8/10
Author: Sergeant_Tibbs on 29 September 2014
21.

Only high, no low ....

9/10
Author: (contact@textiledesigning.org) on 16 September 2014
22.

Difference between social classes

7/10
Author: mevmijaumau on 11 September 2014
23.

More High than Low.

8/10
Author: paleiff on 7 July 2014
24.

No Samurai

9/10
Author: Hitchcoc on 15 April 2014
25.

SilverRating

8/10
Author: Chris Silver on 12 April 2014
26.

Great drama and police procedural

9/10
Author: SnoopyStyle on 16 March 2014
27.

Shocking, Radical, Effortless, Entertaining

Author: baihao-yinzhen on 1 January 2014
28.

An interesting change of pace for Kurosawa

8/10
Author: Bruno Youn on 14 September 2013
29.

tense, two-part crime story

9/10
Author: Michael Neumann on 27 November 2010
30.

More than a detective story

Author: gothic_a666 on 14 October 2010
31.

Highly engaging crime drama. Ransom: eat your heart out!

9/10
Author: glock38_110 on 6 September 2010
32.

Justice in Heaven and Hell

10/10
Author: Ilpo Hirvonen on 24 May 2010
33.

Eternally To Be One of the Very Best Police Films or Procedurals of Any Kind Ever To Be Seen

10/10
Author: jzappa on 13 March 2009
34.

Some specific comparisons of High and Low with McBain's King's Ransom

9/10
Author: ButaNiShinju on 28 October 2008
35.

Complex Social Commentary

10/10
Author: WaveTossed on 1 August 2008
36.

A procedural, yes, but more as well

9/10
Author: buzzerbill (buzzerbill@aol.com) on 31 August 2006
37.

Akira Kurosawa uses his tremendous filmmaking talents to analyze the difference between different layers of the social and class structure.

10/10
Author: Michael DeZubiria (wppispam2013@gmail.com) on 7 August 2001
38.

A slow start builds to a riveting climax

Author: Eunice Muir (eunice@n-jcenter.com) on 21 September 1999
39.

Shakespearean Dilemmas.

8/10
Author: Nick-leonardi on 28 March 2013
40.

What if the kidnapped child isn't your son?

9/10
Author: Red-125 on 24 March 2013
41.

Kurosawa does class struggle

9/10
Author: Jose Cruz on 26 January 2013
42.

Right up there with Kurasawa's best

10/10
Author: TheLittleSongbird on 30 June 2012
43.

You cannot break a man who accepts his fate!

10/10
Author: Koundinya on 12 May 2012
44.

Dazzling, multi-faceted Tokyo crime thriller....

9/10
Author: Tim Kidner (tim@kidnerpix.com) on 24 March 2012
45.

High and Low

10/10
Author: Martin Teller on 10 January 2012
46.

Brilliant police detection drama

Author: robert-temple-1 on 13 November 2011
47.

Thrilling genius

8/10
Author: Terrell Howell (KnightsofNi11) on 14 July 2011
48.

Far and wide

7/10
Author: Polaris_DiB on 12 March 2009
49.

Police Procedural upon High

Author: MacAindrais on 7 September 2008
50.

Rich with depth

9/10
Author: TermlnatriX on 27 June 2008

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