MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 5,312 this week

Bayside Shakedown (1998)
"Odoru daisosasen" (original title)

6.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.7/10 from 540 users  
Reviews: 9 user | 5 critic

Aoshima, a police detective working in the Bayside Precinct, is continually frustrated by the hierarchy and red tape that plague the system. His friend Muroi is climbing the ladder of the ... See full summary »

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 170 titles
created 10 Jan 2012
 
a list of 221 titles
created 13 Nov 2012
 
a list of 185 titles
created 28 Jul 2013
 
a list of 33 titles
created 23 Aug 2013
 
a list of 102 titles
created 8 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Bayside Shakedown (1998)

Bayside Shakedown (1998) on IMDb 6.7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Bayside Shakedown.
6 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Tokyo Noir (2004)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

(Japanese with English subtitles) In this excursion into Tokyo's dark side, a sexually repressed woman finds liberation by turning tricks at night; a sex worker is taken by surprise when ... See full summary »

Directors: Masato Ishioka, Naoto Kumazawa
Stars: Bengaru, Ken'ichi Endô, Fumina Hara
Charisma (1999)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A seasoned detective is called in to rescue a politician held hostage by a lunatic. In a brief moment of uncertainty, he misses the chance for action. Leaving his job and family without ... See full summary »

Director: Kiyoshi Kurosawa
Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Hiroyuki Ikeuchi, Ren Ohsugi
Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

The lives of a young, hearing-impaired and gloomy couple are fulfilled after the boy holds interest in surfboarding.

Director: Takeshi Kitano
Stars: Claude Maki, Hiroko Ôshima, Sabu Kawahara
Sonatine (1993)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Several yakuza from Tokyo are sent to Okinawa to help end a gang war. The war escalates and the Tokyo drifters decide to lay low at the beach.

Director: Takeshi Kitano
Stars: Takeshi Kitano, Aya Kokumai, Tetsu Watanabe
Comedy | Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Soldiers from both sides of the Korean divide live among villagers who know nothing of the war.

Director: Kwang-Hyun Park
Stars: Jae-yeong Jeong, Ha-kyun Shin, Hye-jeong Kang
Infection (2004)
Drama | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

INFECTION takes place in a dark, isolated hospital, where one doctors mistake has led to dire consequences for a patient.

Director: Masayuki Ochiai
Stars: Michiko Hada, Mari Hoshino, Tae Kimura
Gohatto (1999)
Drama | History | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Set during Japan's Shogun era, this film looks at life in a samurai compound where young warriors are trained in swordfighting. A number of interpersonal conflicts are brewing in the ... See full summary »

Director: Nagisa Ôshima
Stars: Takeshi Kitano, Ryûhei Matsuda, Shinji Takeda
Dodes'ka-den (1970)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Various tales in the lives of Tokyo slum dwellers, including a mentally deficient young man obsessed with driving his own commuter trolley.

Director: Akira Kurosawa
Stars: Yoshitaka Zushi, Kin Sugai, Toshiyuki Tonomura
Crime | Action | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Director: Katsuyuki Motohiro
Stars: Yûji Oda, Toshirô Yanagiba, Eri Fukatsu
Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Director: Katsuyuki Motohiro
Stars: Takeshi Kaneshiro, Eri Fukatsu, Masanobu Andô
Action | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Director: Katsuyuki Motohiro
Stars: Shun Oguri, Michié, Miki Mizuno
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Director: Katsuyuki Motohiro
Stars: Yûji Oda, Eri Fukatsu, Yûsuke Santamaria
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Yûji Oda ...
Toshirô Yanagiba ...
Eri Fukatsu ...
Miki Mizuno ...
Chôsuke Ikariya ...
Sôichirô Kitamura ...
Takehiko Ono ...
...
Manami Hyuga
Kenta Satoi ...
Yûsuke Santamaria ...
Toshio Kakei ...
Daisuke Ryû ...
Ohbayashi
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kuniyasu Atsumi
Shigeru Kôyama ...
Tokyo Metropolitan Police Station vice-chief Toshiaki Yoshida
Jun Oda
Edit

Storyline

Aoshima, a police detective working in the Bayside Precinct, is continually frustrated by the hierarchy and red tape that plague the system. His friend Muroi is climbing the ladder of the police bureaucracy. Muroi has made a pact with Aoshima that while Aoshima looks after the streets, Muroi would make life easier for the cops on the beat. One day in Bayside, a series of events turns the small station upside down. A corpse is found in the river, then the Police Commissioner is kidnapped, leading to the Metropolitian Police Department to take over the investigation which is led by Murai. Will he be true to his pact with Aoshima and co-operate with the local police? In the meantime, the murder investigation leads to a morbid web page and a deadly chat room in cyberspace... Written by L.H. Wong <lhw@sfs.org.sg>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Wangan-sho shijo saiaku no 3-kakan!


Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

31 October 1998 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

Bayside Shakedown  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Has to lean on the TV series
17 December 2000 | by (Singapore) – See all my reviews

Strangely enough, I watched the movie before I watched the TV series.

In short, the movie is just another long episode in the TV series. If you take it that way, you'd probably love the movie as much as the TV series.

The movie is unable to stand on its own. First-time viewers will be puzzled by the relationship between Aoshima and Muroi. Many will be disappointed by the relative ease at which the cyberkiller and kidnappers were caught. But those are not the main points of the story.

The stratification and redtape within the police force tend to take centre stage in the TV series, and in the movie too. The police officers of Wangan branch were unable to participate in case investigations because they are "just a branch". And Aoshima got into trouble (at the end) only because he had to wait for the headquarters to officially arrest the kidnappers. Muroi, on his way up the rankings, finds it impossible to take care of his subordinates at the frontline.

Prospective viewers are recommended to watch the TV series first, although it makes no difference if you are a fan of Japanese dark comedy. Then treat this movie as another TV episode as you watch it, because it is really just a TV special.


4 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
soundtrack zaknaf1
Discuss Bayside Shakedown (1998) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?