MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 9,942 this week

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

6.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.6/10 from 563 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

a list of 166 titles
created 21 May 2011
 
list image
a list of 100 titles
created 15 Nov 2011
 
list image
a list of 202 titles
created 12 Feb 2012
 
a list of 33 titles
created 23 Aug 2013
 
a list of 703 titles
created 04 May 2014
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Bayside Shakedown (1998)

Bayside Shakedown (1998) on IMDb 6.6/10

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... 

Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

While searching for his fiancee Ritsuko, Sakutarou rediscovers through flashbacks the void deep within him caused by the events from his high school days.

Director: Isao Yukisada
Stars: Takao Ohsawa, Ko Shibasaki, Masami Nagasawa
Thermae Romae (2012)
Comedy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Ancient Roman architect Lucius is too serious. His inability to keep up with the fast-moving times costs him his job. When a friend takes the dejected Lucius to the public bathhouse to ... See full summary »

Director: Hideki Takeuchi
Stars: Hiroshi Abe, Aya Ueto, Kazuki Kitamura
Doomsday Book (2012)
Comedy | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

The First Chapter of The Anthology Film- In A Brave New World, a mysterious virus brings the city to ruins and zombies flood the streets of Seoul. The Chapter 2, The Heavenly Creature, a ... See full summary »

Directors: Pil-sung Yim, Jee-woon Kim
Stars: Doona Bae, Joon-ho Bong, Ji-hee Jin
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

As former detective Akikazu searches for his missing daughter, Kanako, he soon learns she has a mysterious secret life.

Director: Tetsuya Nakashima
Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Nana Komatsu, Satoshi Tsumabuki
Drama | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

The erotic novelist Taeko is writing a morbid story of a family destroyed by incest, murder and abuse. Her assistant, Yuji, sets on a mission to uncover the reality of this story, but the reality might be too much to bear.

Director: Shion Sono
Stars: Masumi Miyazaki, Issei Ishida, Rie Kuwana
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Director: Kôki Mitani
Stars: Eri Fukatsu, Toshiyuki Nishida, Hiroshi Abe
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Japan's #1 negotiator Mashita Masayoshi is called into action again as a mysterious train terrorizes Tokyo's underground railway network. But this time his opponent is gunning for him personally.

Director: Katsuyuki Motohiro
Stars: Yûsuke Santamaria, Susumu Terajima, Yusuke Hirayama
Satorare (2001)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

"Satorare" - The patient of disease indicating the symptom that every thought becomes the pneumatron wave, and spreads in the neighborhood. They don't know their own disease for the suicide... See full summary »

Director: Katsuyuki Motohiro
Stars: Kyôka Suzuki, Rina Uchiyama, Yutaka Matsushige
Shaolin Girl (2008)
Action | Comedy | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

A Shaolin-trainer young woman returns to Japan to resuscitate her grandfather's defunct martial arts school.

Director: Katsuyuki Motohiro
Stars: Ko Shibasaki, Tôru Nakamura, Yuqi Zhang
Crime | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Detectives investigate the murder of an old man found in a Tokyo rail yard.

Director: Yoshitarô Nomura
Stars: Tetsurô Tanba, Gô Katô, Kensaku Morita
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
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Director: Katsuyuki Motohiro
Stars: Yûji Oda, Toshirô Yanagiba, Eri Fukatsu
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?

Connections

Followed by The Fugitive: Kijima Jouichirou (2005) See more »

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:
?