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Death Trance (2005)

Desu toransu (original title)
An unknown time. An unknown place. Without reasons. With no future. His only desire is... Destruction! Death Trance combines the themes of good versus evil, and the awakening of an unlikely... See full summary »

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Takamasa Suga ...
Ryuen
Kentaro Seagal ...
Sid
Yûki Takeuchi ...
Ben Hiura ...
Archbishop
Honoka Asada ...
Yôko Fujita ...
Goddess of Destruction
Osamu Takahashi ...
Master
Kei Sasegawa ...
Capoeira User
Masumi Shirai ...
Sword-Welding Sister (Left)
Mie Nakao ...
Sword-Welding Sister (Right)
Masaki Shirai ...
Ninja A
Hitoshi Fukushima ...
Ninja B
Masaki Inatome ...
Flying Vampire 01
Naohiro Kawamoto ...
Flying Vampire 02
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Storyline

An unknown time. An unknown place. Without reasons. With no future. His only desire is... Destruction! Death Trance combines the themes of good versus evil, and the awakening of an unlikely hero with ultra-kinetic action to create the "action" spectacle of the year! Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for violence | See all certifications »

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Japanese metal band Dir en Grey provided the soundtrack for the film. See more »

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The credits are shown in both English and Japanese. See more »

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References Urotsukidoji: Legend of the Overfiend (1989) See more »

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Visually stunning movie...
9 March 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I think this movie was really great. First of all, unlike the previous comment, I love both Versus and Death Trance. Unlike him I realize Death Trance is NOT Versus 2, it is a completely different movie with its own plot, which I found highly interesting. Both are action movies and both contain unique plots, but in Death Trance there is not nearly as much gore.

The thing that hooked me was the visuals of this movie. It is highly stylized. The costumes especially are amazing. And yes, there is also a ton of action but not much gore, which I guess if that is all you are looking for don't check this movie out.

I really don't want to give anything away because I think it is definitely worth checking out. So if you like an interesting story line, some over-the-top action (minus ungodly amounts of blood), amazing visuals, an obscenely awesome soundtrack (it's all Dir en Grey-good stuff), and one hardcore actor (haha, what can I say, Tak Sakaguchi is bad ass) then you should probably get a hold of this film. enjoy ;)


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