Seven characters, introduced at the start of the film, get thrown together into the same hotel room: a thief who's stolen a suitcase of money from the mob, his ex-girlfriend, her obsessive ... See full summary »

Director:

Writer:

Reviews

On Disc

at Amazon

1 win. See more awards »

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Mystery | Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

In dreamlike mountain scenery, Toshiko makes a daring escape from her sexually warped Uncle Sonezaki. Fortunately, she met Samehada as she runs for her life, which is also escaping from ... See full summary »

Director: Katsuhito Ishii
Stars: Tadanobu Asano, Ittoku Kishibe, Sie Kohinata
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

An outrageous collection of surreal, short attention span non-sequiturs largely revolving around Guitar Brother, his randy older sibling, and the pair's portly Caucasian brother.

Directors: Katsuhito Ishii, Hajime Ishimine, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Andrew Alfieri, Hideaki Anno, Moyoco Anno
Comedy | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A spell of time in the life of a family living in rural Tochigi prefecture, north of Tokyo. Though her husband is busy working at an office, Yoshiko is not an ordinary housewife, instead ... See full summary »

Director: Katsuhito Ishii
Stars: Maya Banno, Takahiro Satô, Tadanobu Asano
Smuggler (2011)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

This live-action film adaptation of Shohei Manabe's Smuggler manga is not to be missed! Ryosuke Kinuta is a failed actor with big time debts. His loan shark scores him a gig smuggling dead ... See full summary »

Director: Katsuhito Ishii
Stars: Satoshi Tsumabuki, Masatoshi Nagase, Yasuko Matsuyuki
Fantasy | Mystery | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Five bizarre stories with no apparent connection to one and other eventually become intertwined, resulting in surreal circumstances.

Director: Gen Sekiguchi
Stars: Tadanobu Asano, Reika Hashimoto, Kyôko Koizumi
Drama | Fantasy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A young boy gets jolted with electricity as he's climbing a tall cable pylon. As he gets older, he experiences intense fits of violence in which bolts of electricity burt from his fists. ... See full summary »

Director: Gakuryû Ishii
Stars: Yoshiki Arizono, Tadanobu Asano, Masakatsu Funaki
Izo (2004)
Action | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

An executed samurai takes an existential journey throughout time, space and eternity in search of bloody vengeance.

Director: Takashi Miike
Stars: Kazuya Nakayama, Kaori Momoi, Ryûhei Matsuda
Comedy | Fantasy | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A family moves to the country to run a rustic mountain inn when, to their horror, the customers begin befalling sudden and unlikely fates.

Director: Takashi Miike
Stars: Kenji Sawada, Keiko Matsuzaka, Shinji Takeda
Go (2001)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Sugihara, born in Japan but with North Korean parents, falls in love with a Japanese girl after changing from a North Korean school to a Japanese school. His boxer dad teaches him boxing - skills used a lot.

Director: Isao Yukisada
Stars: Yôsuke Kubozuka, Ko Shibasaki, Shinobu Ohtake
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Two contract killers cross paths in the middle of the same job and realize they are childhood friends.

Director: Takashi Miike
Stars: Shô Aikawa, Riki Takeuchi, Noriko Aota
Kikujiro (1999)
Drama | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

A young, naive boy sets out alone on the road to find his wayward mother. Soon he finds an unlikely protector in a crotchety man and the two have a series of unexpected adventures along the way.

Director: Takeshi Kitano
Stars: Takeshi Kitano, Yusuke Sekiguchi, Kayoko Kishimoto
Glasses (2007)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Taeko is a stressed career woman who leaves her life in the city for an island vacation. The vacation does not become what she expected as everyone on the island is strange.

Director: Naoko Ogigami
Stars: Satomi Kobayashi, Mikako Ichikawa, Ryô Kase
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Masatoshi Nagase ...
Shunichirô Miki
Keisuke Horibe ...
Shingo Sonoda
Yoshinori Okada ...
Todohei Todohira
Akemi Kobayashi ...
Kana Mitsukoshi
...
...
Captain Banana
Tatsuya Gashûin ...
Wakagashi (Chû Isomura)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
...
Mini-market employee
Yoneko Matsukane ...
Travel Agent
Yoshiyuki Morishita ...
Baldie
Nobuto Okamoto ...
Ryûjirô Okita
Rumi ...
Nurse
Yôhachi Shimada ...
Boss Dezaki
Seiji Tanaka ...
Teacher
Yôji Tanaka ...
Relative
Edit

Storyline

Seven characters, introduced at the start of the film, get thrown together into the same hotel room: a thief who's stolen a suitcase of money from the mob, his ex-girlfriend, her obsessive boyfriend, the mob soldier sent to retrieve the briefcase, another mobster sent to kill them, master voyeur Captain Banana and his new apprentice, The Mister Yellow. Who will end up with the money? Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

4 November 2000 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Crazy Credits

Hyper-kinetic animated credits by Peter Chung introduce the colorful main characters. See more »

Connections

References Hotel Room (1993) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Hilarious, weird
11 January 2001 | by See all my reviews

I saw this movie in a film festival and I laughed out loud ALL the time (and I saw this subtiteled which usually isn't the best for comedies). This film is weird and has a lot of comic and manga influence, although not in the plot, which has some nice twists and turns despite being rather simple. Here is the deal: 1 Hotel Room, 7 People (Among them the infamous Captain Banana. Only the sight of this guy made me break into fits of laughter not to mention sidekicks "The" Mr. Yellow and Mr. Polar.) and a suitcase of money. If you find this movie: WATCH IT!

PS: I hope I can find Sharkskin Man and Peachhip Girl this Directors first film!


1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
region 1 release mrdandylionface
Discuss Party 7 (2000) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?