Cult Japanese director Takashi Miike draws inspiration from the popular Playstation 2 title Yakuza for this unhinged tale of underworld violence in Tokyo starring Goro Kishitani and Kazuki ... See full summary »
Katayama (Aikawa Sho) is on the way home to his wife and little daughter when he stumbles on a gang of punks beating up an innocent man. Katamaya decides to help the stranger and ... See full summary »
Raita, a Japanese businessman, just moved into an apartment building where his next-door neighbor is another guy named Raita. But as a private detective, what that other Raita does couldn't... See full summary »
In addition to churning out crowd-pleasers like Crows Zero, Like a Dragon, and Sukiyaki Western Django, maverick director Miike Takashi also found time to return to theater in 2007. ... See full summary »
Reiji Kikukawa, who has a strong sense of justice, graduated from the police academy with the lowest score ever. He becomes a police constable, but is suddenly fired by the Police Chief due... See full summary »
A star, Miyuki Goto (Ko Shibasaki) plays Oiwa, the protagonist in a new play based on the ghost story Yotsuya Kaidan. She pulls some strings to get her lover, Kosuke Hasegawa (Ebizo ... See full summary »
Kazuto and friends, with a spaceship crashed on his bath-house, must now deal with everyday challenges and trouble while trying to figure out how to kill the fish dealer and his mother they have to flee from the police, what finally leads to their suicides...... including more crash landings. The video label which distributes the first part of "Trilogy of cross dressing" here in the United Arab Emirates advertised it as "A first rate trashy film. A deliberate effort to corrupt and degrade whichever profession participated in this shabby extravaganza." The rest is business as usual! Nagare Hagiwara looks good with nothing on and obviously enjoys it. Ryo Ishibashi portrays himself as a first rate nutter, yet again. Takashi Miike had the balls to cast the pair of them in roles they would never again rise above. I think this is an example of one of those movies where people see a really famous name attached to it and automatically assume it's the next greatest thing -- this is hardly the case. Additionally, the plot is relatively absent.
The middle section of the film gets bogged down is some pretty broad 'comedy" routines that include a chubby guy disco dancing, but it's a complete waste of a talented cast.
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