MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 787 this week

Rampo Noir (2005)
"Ranpo jigoku" (original title)

6.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.5/10 from 827 users  
Reviews: 17 user | 15 critic

Mars Canal - Within absolute silence, a naked man wanders through a dark and depressing landscape recalling the excruciating details of his last encounter with his former lover... See full synopsis »

Directors:

(as Akio Jissôji) , , 2 more credits »

Writers:

(short stories) (as Edogawa Ranpo) , (screenplay), 3 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

IMDb Picks: April

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in April.

Related News

Rampo Noir
| The Hollywood Reporter

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 46 titles
created 18 Jul 2011
 
a list of 38 titles
created 14 Aug 2012
 
a list of 34 titles
created 26 Aug 2012
 
a list of 32 titles
created 27 Nov 2013
 
a list of 33 titles
created 03 Mar 2014
 

Related Items

Search for "Rampo Noir" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Rampo Noir (2005)

Rampo Noir (2005) on IMDb 6.5/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Rampo Noir.

User Polls

1 win. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Vital (2004)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

After a tragic car accident where his girlfriend Ryôko Ooyama (Nami Tsukamoto) died, Hiroshi Takagi (Tadanobu Asano) suffers amnesia with his memories completely blanked. When he sees a ... See full summary »

Director: Shin'ya Tsukamoto
Stars: Tadanobu Asano, Nami Tsukamoto, Kiki
Sôseiji (1999)
Drama | Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A successful doctor, Yukio's picture perfect life is gradually wrecked, and taken over by his avenging twin brother, who bumps off his family members one by one and reclaims his lover who is now Yukio's wife.

Director: Shin'ya Tsukamoto
Stars: Masahiro Motoki, Ryô, Yasutaka Tsutsui
Rampo (1994)
Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Edogawa Rampo is a writer whose latest work is censored by the government, deemed too disturbing and injurious to the public to be allowed to be published. However, after burning his drafts... See full summary »

Directors: Rintaro Mayuzumi, Kazuyoshi Okuyama
Stars: Naoto Takenaka, Michiko Hada, Masahiro Motoki
Party 7 (2000)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

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: Katsuhito Ishii
Stars: Masatoshi Nagase, Keisuke Horibe, Yoshinori Okada
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A young girl, alone on a private island with her incestuous, domineering father decides to escape her confinement. An unhappy housewife, trapped in a loveless marriage with her unresponsive... See full summary »

Director: Hisayasu Satô
Stars: Kinako, Yumi Yoshiyuki, Kiyomi Itô
Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A group of sinners involved in interconnected tales of murder, revenge, deceit and adultery all meet at the Gates of Hell.

Director: Nobuo Nakagawa
Stars: Shigeru Amachi, Utako Mitsuya, Yôichi Numata
Marebito (2004)
Drama | Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A fear-obsessed freelance cameraman (Shinya Tsukamoto) investigates an urban legend involving mysterious spirits that haunt the subways of Tokyo.

Director: Takashi Shimizu
Stars: Shin'ya Tsukamoto, Tomomi Miyashita, Kazuhiro Nakahara
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Director: Shozin Fukui
Stars: Nao, Norimizu Ameya, Yôta Kawase
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Erotic drama set in an underground Tokyo club called The Bedroom, where the female clientele are drugged into a trance-like state and are subjected to different styles of bizarre, ... See full summary »

Director: Hisayasu Satô
Stars: Kiyomi Itô, Momori Asano, Kyôko Nakamura
Spiral (2000)
Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

The inhabitants of a small Japanese town become increasingly obsessed with and tormented by spirals.

Director: Higuchinsky
Stars: Eriko Hatsune, Fhi Fan, Hinako Saeki
Fantasy | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Three people in Tokyo take a surreal voyage of self-discovery through memory and nightmares. "O" intends suicide while talking on a cell-phone with a stranger he meets on line who plans a ... See full summary »

Director: Shin'ya Tsukamoto
Stars: Ryûhei Matsuda, Hitomi, Masanobu Andô
Mystery | Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 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
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Private Detective Kogorô Akechi / Man / Masaki (segments "Imomushi" - "Kagami jigoku" - "Kasei no unga" - "Mushi")
...
(segment "Kagami jigoku")
Chisako Hara ...
(segment "Kagami jigoku")
Masami Horiuchi ...
(segment "Kagami jigoku")
Mikako Ichikawa ...
(segment "Kagami jigoku")
Hanae Kan ...
(story "Imomushi")
Ryûhei Matsuda ...
Tarô Hirai (story "Imomushi") (as Ryuuhei Matsuda)
Kaiji Moriyama ...
(story "Kasei no unga")
Tomoya Nakamura ...
(story "Kagami jigoku")
Hiroki Narimiya ...
Tooru (story "Kagami jigoku")
Tamaki Ogawa ...
Fuyu Kinoshita (segment "Mushi")
Yukiko Okamoto ...
Tokiko Sunaga (story "Imomushi")
Hiromasa Taguchi ...
(segment "Mushi")
Minori Terada ...
(segment "Kagami jigoku")
Susumu Terajima ...
(segment "Kagami jigoku")
Edit

Storyline

Mars Canal - Within absolute silence, a naked man wanders through a dark and depressing landscape recalling the excruciating details of his last encounter with his former lover... See full synopsis »

Add Full Plot | Plot Synopsis

Genres:

Fantasy | Horror

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

5 November 2005 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

Rampo Noir  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

References Ginî piggu 2: Chiniku no hana (1985) See more »

Soundtracks

Bones
Written by Yurayura Teikoku and Sakamoto Shintaro
Performed by Yurayura Teikoku
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Creepy and Kinky Art!
10 June 2006 | by (Atlanta and San Francisco) – See all my reviews

"Rampo Noir" (Rampo Jigoku) is a gorgeous, creepy, kinky to the extreme as well as beautifully conceived and well crafted compendium of four stories by Japanese author Edogawa Rampo (a transliteration of Edgar Allan Poe and the nom de plume of Taro Hirai): "Mars Canal", "Mirror Hell", "The Caterpillar" and "Crawling Bugs". "Mars Canal" bookends the program and launches us into the three other nightmares. "Mirror Hell" was fun and simply GORGEOUS to look at! "The Caterpillar" (which is the pet name a woman has given her husband for horridly KINKY reasons!) totally CREEPED me out! "Crawling Bugs" was dizzyingly lovely to look at, though quite unnerving as the lead character's 'dilemma' was eerily reminiscent of one of my best friends! It has been released on DVD (region 3) in Japan and I. Must. Have. IT!!


6 of 11 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Just got done watching this,,,,,,,, TheVirginTerror
subtitles mr_johnnydoe
video tape judantis_vaizdas
DVD silentfrwy
Screening at Melbourne Film Festival olz_15
Effects or defects? Someone help explain? dchief8000
Discuss Rampo Noir (2005) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?