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Tokyo Gore Police (2008)
"Tôkyô zankoku keisatsu" (original title)

 -  Action | Horror | Sci-Fi  -  3 October 2008 (USA)
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Set in a future-world vision of Tokyo where the police have been privatized and bitter self-mutilation is so casual that advertising is often specially geared to the "cutter" demographic, ... See full summary »

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Ruka
Itsuji Itao ...
Keyman & His Father
Yukihide Benny ...
TOKYO POLICE Chief Officer
Jiji Bû ...
Barabara-MAN
Ikuko Sawada ...
Bar INDEPENDANT Owner
Cay Izumi ...
Dog Girl
Mame Yamada
Ayano Yamamoto
Akane Akanezawa ...
(as Moko Kinoshita)
Kotoha Hiroyama
Maiko Asano
Daisuke Matsuki
Naofumi Murata
Takashi Shimizu
Oppe Ma
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Set in a future-world vision of Tokyo where the police have been privatized and bitter self-mutilation is so casual that advertising is often specially geared to the "cutter" demographic, this is the story of samurai-sword-wielding Ruka and her mission to avenge her father's assassination. Ruka is a cop from a squad who's mission is to destroy homicidal mutant humans known as "engineers" possessing the ability to transform any injury to a weapon in and of itself. Written by Anonymous

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The Gore Police, They Are Inside of My Head
31 October 2009 | by (Manassas, Va) – See all my reviews

This movie is proof positive that the Japanese are the craziest people on the face of the earth. It bears a striking resemblance to Robocop, while, at the same time, putting the gory effects of the Peter Weller film to shame. Commercials let us know that this epoch of Tokyo is one where self mutilation and violent death are not only the norm, they are entertainment. Where Robocop addresses the privatization of law enforcement, this film starts after the privatization occurred.

The woman who plays Ruka is an attractive stoic sort, believable as a tough woman seeking vengeance for her father's death. Ruka is an "engineer" killer. An engineer, in this movie, is kind of like a Guyver if the movie were done by the effects people from Videodrome. If you don't like gore, avoid this flick like the plague; although, if you bought or rented a movie called "Tokyo Gore Police" and didn't expect gore, there isn't much hope for you.

I gave this movie a seven out of ten because they did try to make a real movie out of this. The concept was a little dumb; but, the world that the movie was set in was interesting...


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