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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.

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
4.

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

10/10
Author: theorbys on 7 October 1999
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.

Heaven and Hell

Author: kenzel on 1 December 2004
9.

Another Great Film from Japan's Master Filmmaker

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

No Samurai

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

SilverRating

8/10
Author: Chris Silver on 12 April 2014
16.

Great drama and police procedural

9/10
Author: SnoopyStyle on 16 March 2014
17.

Shocking, Radical, Effortless, Entertaining

Author: Antti Keisala on 1 January 2014
18.

An interesting change of pace for Kurosawa

8/10
Author: Bruno Youn on 14 September 2013
19.

maybe the second-worst film Kurosawa made

4/10
Author: craig hill on 23 June 2013
20.

tense, two-part crime story

9/10
Author: Michael Neumann on 27 November 2010
21.

More than a detective story

Author: gothic_a666 on 14 October 2010
22.

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

9/10
Author: glock38_110 on 6 September 2010
23.

Justice in Heaven and Hell

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

The difficult choice between the moral and money

8/10
Author: Luis Guillermo Cardona on 2 April 2010
25.

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
26.

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

9/10
Author: ButaNiShinju on 28 October 2008
27.

Complex Social Commentary

10/10
Author: WaveTossed on 1 August 2008
28.

A procedural, yes, but more as well

9/10
Author: buzzerbill (buzzerbill@aol.com) on 31 August 2006
29.

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
30.

A slow start builds to a riveting climax

Author: Eunice Muir (eunice@n-jcenter.com) on 21 September 1999
31.

Shakespearean Dilemmas.

8/10
Author: Nick-leonardi on 28 March 2013
32.

What if the kidnapped child isn't your son?

9/10
Author: Red-125 on 24 March 2013
33.

Kurosawa does class struggle

9/10
Author: Jose Cruz on 26 January 2013
34.

Right up there with Kurasawa's best

10/10
Author: TheLittleSongbird on 30 June 2012
35.

You cannot break a man who accepts his fate!

10/10
Author: Koundinya on 12 May 2012
36.

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

9/10
Author: Tim Kidner (tim@kidnerpix.com) on 24 March 2012
37.

High and Low

10/10
Author: Martin Teller on 10 January 2012
38.

Brilliant police detection drama

Author: robert-temple-1 on 13 November 2011
39.

Thrilling genius

8/10
Author: Terrell Howell (KnightsofNi11) on 14 July 2011
40.

Far and wide

7/10
Author: Polaris_DiB on 12 March 2009
41.

Police Procedural upon High

Author: MacAindrais on 7 September 2008
42.

Rich with depth

9/10
Author: TermlnatriX on 27 June 2008
43.

hell for leather

9/10
Author: GyatsoLa on 28 October 2007
44.

Best one hour of film

9/10
Author: krsudars on 26 May 2001
45.

High and Low

Author: Michael_Elliott on 23 July 2009
46.

The Forgotten Kurasawa - the Director of Modern Society Stories

10/10
Author: theowinthrop on 22 April 2008
47.

excellent movie!

9/10
Author: guitarrista on 8 July 2004
48.

Black and White, High and Low, Heaven and Hell

10/10
Author: mrfish33 on 17 July 2003
49.

The greatest crime would be to miss this one...

10/10
Author: poe426 on 29 May 2002
50.

Flawless.

10/10
Author: windawg1 on 3 June 2001

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