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Tokyo Gore Police (2008)

Tôkyô zankoku keisatsu (original title)
Not Rated | | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi | 3 October 2008 (USA)
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 (as Jiji-bu)
Ikuko Sawada ...
Bar INDEPENDANT Owner
Cay Izumi ...
Dog Girl (as Kai Izumi)
Mame Yamada
Ayano Yamamoto
Akane Akanezawa ...
(as Moko Kinoshita)
Tsugumi Nagasawa ...
Alligator Girl
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 whose 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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Disgusting, depraved and endlessly inventive
18 January 2009 | by (Saint Paul, MN) – See all my reviews

Wowza! Along the lines of Evil Dead and Dead Alive, this splatterfest is sure to be a cult classic. Eihi Shiina, famous for playing the crazy girl in Takashi Miike's Audition, stars as a member of Tokyo's police force. Her specialty is hunting "engineers", genetically modified humans who can reconstitute their flesh wounds as weapons. I think 90% of this film's budget was spent on red Kool-Ade and fire hoses. Every severed limb produces approximately 30 gallons of fake blood. A movie like this can easily become repetitive and thus boring, but the true worth of Tokyo Gore Police comes from its endless inventiveness. Yoshihiro Nishimura, who has spent his career up to now as a makeup artist, keeps upping the ante, showing us some horrible new thing we've never seen previously in every sequence. It's all extraordinarily disgusting and depraved, but it's the best film of this type I've seen in a while.


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