IMDb > Battlefield Baseball (2003)

Battlefield Baseball (2003) More at IMDbPro »Jigoku Kôshien (original title)


Overview

User Rating:
5.9/10   1,180 votes »
Your Rating:
Saving vote...
Deleting vote...
/10   (delete | history)
Sorry, there was a problem
MOVIEmeter: ?
Down 1% in popularity this week. See why on IMDbPro.
Director:
Writers:
Yudai Yamaguchi (screenplay)
Isao Kiriyama (screenplay)
(more)
Contact:
View company contact information for Battlefield Baseball on IMDbPro.
Release Date:
10 September 2004 (South Korea) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
Battlefield Baseball is a tough game--it doesn't end until all the members on the opposing team are dead... See more » | Add synopsis »
Plot Keywords:
NewsDesk:
(47 articles)
Tokyo Film Review: ‘Disregarded People’
 (From Variety - Film News. 23 October 2013, 2:15 PM, PDT)

Get Ready to Play Dead Ball in April
 (From Best-Horror-Movies.com. 27 February 2013, 2:16 PM, PST)

Get Ready to Play Deadball on DVD & Bluray April 9th!
 (From Icons of Fright. 22 February 2013, 11:26 AM, PST)

User Reviews:
How Can You Not Love This Stuff? See more (25 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
Tak Sakaguchi ... Yakyû Jubei
Atsushi Itô ... Megane
Hideo Sakaki ... Hôichi
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Shôichirô Masumoto ... Umpire
Akiko Mishiro
Alex Revan ... Blaster
Kanae Uotani ... Young mother

Directed by
Yudai Yamaguchi 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Isao Kiriyama  screenplay
Gatarô Man  comic
Ryuichi Takatsu  writer
Yudai Yamaguchi  screenplay

Produced by
Yoshinori Chiba .... executive producer: Media Suits
Itaru Fujimoto .... executive producer: KlockWorx
Ryûhei Kitamura .... producer
Hidemi Satani .... planner
 
Original Music by
Daisuke Yano 
 
Film Editing by
Shûichi Kakesu 
 
Makeup Department
Susumu Nakatani .... special makeup effects artist
 
Production Management
Carl Shimkin .... production manager
 
Stunts
Gô Ohara .... stunts
Hiroyuki Yoshida .... utility stunts
 

Production CompaniesDistributorsSpecial EffectsOther Companies

Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Jigoku Kôshien" - Japan (original title)
"Battlefield Stadium" - International (English title)
See more »
Runtime:
Japan:87 min
Country:
Language:
Color:
Certification:

Did You Know?

Movie Connections:
Referenced in Ban the Sadist Videos! (2005) (V)See more »

FAQ

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.
5 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
How Can You Not Love This Stuff?, 19 September 2005
Author: hokeybutt from Milwaukee, Wisconsin

BATTLEFIELD BASEBALL (3 outta 5 stars) Okay, this is a low budget movie... they didn't have a lot of money to spend on big action scenes (or realistic-looking gore)... but, dang, it was still a lot of fun! How can you not love a movie about a high school baseball team that has to fight an evil team that slaughters everyone they play against... and takes time out for a few musical ballads along the way? I'm not generally a fan of these "funny" Asian action movies... I prefer the more serious ones... but this movie was too outrageous for me not to enjoy. A sullen young teen who has sworn off baseball due to a childhood tragedy is the only one who can help Seido High defeat the ultra-violent psychos... but come game time he is locked away in a prison cell... will he get out in time? Don't worry about the movie making too much sense... it doesn't... but I loved the team of bad guys, particularly the head coach who is one of the coolest looking villains ever. He looks something like Jim Carrey in "The Mask"... but dressed like Marlon Brando in "The Missouri Breaks". The extremely round-eyed Bancho that we meet at the start of the movie is pretty funny, too. The movie plays out like a feature length Monty Python sketch... so if absurdity is not your thing you should probably see something else.

Was the above review useful to you?
See more (25 total) »

Message Boards

Discuss this movie with other users on IMDb message board for Battlefield Baseball (2003)
Recent Posts (updated daily)User
WOW! craigisgod4
OST and import version Carrie90210
baseball needmorecowbell
Cast Question-Student Body President morrigan_shadow
Help Please!! Waldner7
Music lrelec
See more »

Recommendations

If you enjoyed this title, our database also recommends:
- - - - -
Kick-Ass Transformers: Dark of the Moon The Professional: Golgo 13 Repo Men Centurion
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
Show more recommendations

Related Links

Full cast and crew Company credits External reviews
News articles IMDb Action section IMDb Japan section

You may report errors and omissions on this page to the IMDb database managers. They will be examined and if approved will be included in a future update. Clicking the 'Edit page' button will take you through a step-by-step process.