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Director:
Writers:
Tsugumi Ohba (comic) &
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Release Date:
3 November 2006 (Hong Kong) See more »
Plot:
Picking up where the first one leaves off, Light joins the task force searching for Kira in an effort to avert suspicion from himself---and get rid of L. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
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User Reviews:
Thrilling to the Last See more (43 total) »

Cast

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Directed by
Shûsuke Kaneko 
 
Writing credits
Tsugumi Ohba (comic) &
Takeshi Obata (comic)

Tetsuya Oishi (screenplay)

Produced by
Toyoharu Fukuda .... executive producer
Seiji Okuda .... executive producer
Takahiro Satô .... producer
 
Original Music by
Kenji Kawai 
 
Cinematography by
Kenji Takama (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Yôsuke Yafune 
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Koji Yamaguchi .... first assistant director
 
Stunts
Hiroko Yashiki .... stunt double
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Minoru Ishiyama .... camera operator
Sakura Seno .... assistant camera
Masamichi Uwabo .... gaffer
 
Thanks
Hiroshi Takase .... dedicatee: in memory of
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Desu nôto: The last name" - Japan (original title)
"Death Note 2" - International (English title) (short title)
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Runtime:
141 min
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Trivia:
The motion capture actor for the Death God Rem also played one of the reporters outside the courthouse at the start of the first Death Note movie, the one who asks "is your son really innocent?"See more »
Quotes:
Misa Amane:How could I ever face Light?
Ryuuk:Face? He likes your face.
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Movie Connections:
Features Death Note (2006)See more »
Soundtrack:
Snow (Hey Oh)See more »

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28 out of 47 people found the following review useful.
Thrilling to the Last, 28 December 2006
Author: GarryJohal from Singapore

Death Note 2 is a brilliantly done movie. It's the thriller that other movies wish they could grow up to be. I can't think of any major flaw with it. The acting was good, unlike some other Japanese movies which have good plots or ideas which are watered down by poor acting or special effects. It did feel quite stretched out though, it's more than 2 hours long. But that only made the plot that much more twisting and kept the audience guessing. There were some scenes that were a tad clichéd, but it lacked the predictable plot twist that we're so accustomed to in so many Hollywood flicks. The pace was brilliant and kept the movie fresh.Even though it was longer than 2 hours I barely felt it. It's a very entertaining and carefully thought out movie. The director did not screw it up by trying to outdo the anime or manga, and it didn't go up its own butt with social commentary. It was immensely thrilling, engaging and fiendishly clever. A very good movie from Japan, especially after years of poorly made horror films trying to ride on The Ring's success.

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Did L's plan not depend on the event he did not anticipate? [Spoilers] kElevrA7
Ken'ichi Matsuyama as L....is it just me lil_g64
2 Hours 20mins was too long... habler6
L is as evil as Kira. evert_chin
Is it just me... daniel-amaro1990
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