MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 3,078 this week

Higanjima (2009)

 -  Horror  -  9 January 2010 (Japan)
5.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.7/10 from 493 users  
Reviews: 5 user | 30 critic

Higanjima is an eerie island occupied by vampires, from where none has ever come back alive. When teenager Akira hears that his missing brother has been seen in the island, he decides to investigate with several friends.

Director:

Writers:

(manga), (screenplay)
Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

Free at IMDb

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 103 titles
created 05 Dec 2010
 
a list of 28 titles
created 08 Nov 2011
 
list image
a list of 311 titles
created 12 Nov 2012
 
a list of 35 titles
created 19 May 2013
 
a list of 38 titles
created 08 Jul 2013
 

Related Items

Search for "Higanjima" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Higanjima (2009)

Higanjima (2009) on IMDb 5.7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Higanjima.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  
Director: Jung-min Kim
Stars: Ye-won Jang, Young-joon Kim, Jong-hyeok Lee
Smuggler (2011)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

This live-action film adaptation of Shohei Manabe's Smuggler manga is not to be missed! Ryosuke Kinuta is a failed actor with big time debts. His loan shark scores him a gig smuggling dead ... See full summary »

Director: Katsuhito Ishii
Stars: Satoshi Tsumabuki, Masatoshi Nagase, Yasuko Matsuyuki
Arang (2006)
Crime | Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A salt storehouse near the sea may be haunted. A penniless ex-con dies a gristly death in a house he can ill afford. The detectives assigned the case are Min, newly reinstated after a ... See full summary »

Director: Sang-hoon Ahn
Stars: So-yeong Choo, Won-joong Jung, Hae-in Kim
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

After a series of pipe dream ventures go belly up, retired pro soccer player Kim Won-kang happens to visit East Timor, where he finds children playing the game barefoot on rocky pitches. ... See full summary »

Director: Tae-gyun Kim
Stars: Gabriel Da Costa, Junior Da Costa, Zefancy Diaz
Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Four individuals sign up for a psychological research study only to discover that they are now subjects of a brutal, classified government program.

Director: Jonathan Liebesman
Stars: Nick Cannon, Clea DuVall, Timothy Hutton
Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

"Detective K" tells about the adventures of Joseon's top detective (Kim Myeong-min) as he investigates, as ordered by the King, a series of mysterious murders plaguing the country. During ... See full summary »

Director: Seok-yun Kim
Stars: Myung-min Kim, Dal-su Oh, Ji-min Han
Black Night (2006)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Next Door (Hong Kong): It is July of the lunar calendar; the month of the ghost festival. On a fateful night when Taiwanese girl Jane returns to look for her policeman boyfriend Joe, only ... See full summary »

Directors: Takahiko Akiyama, Tanit Jitnukul, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Annie Liu, Dylan Kuo, Race Wong
The Pot (2008)
Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

(Korean with English subtitles) Everything is picture-perfect for a family of three recently moved to Seoul from the countryside. But when religious ritual goes terribly wrong, their ... See full summary »

Director: Tae-gon Kim
Stars: Jung-woo Choi, Hae-yoen Gil, Hyeong-gook Im
Kamui (2009)
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

The adventurous story of a fugitive ninja.

Director: Yôichi Sai
Stars: Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Koyuki, Kaoru Kobayashi
Higanjima (TV Mini-Series 2013)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Stars: Shun'ya Shiraishi, Ryôhei Suzuki, Rio Yamashita
Ghastly (2011)
Crime | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

After his parents are murdered, Bin is taken into the care of relatives. He begins to act strangely, the new occupants of his house experience horrific nightmares, and a mystery unfolds as a terrible secret is revealed.

Director: Ko Seok-jin
Stars: Eun-jeong Han, Hyomin, Min-woo No
Kowai onna (2006)
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Unholy Women (Kowai onna), is a composite of three unrelated half-hour horror movies. The first segment... See full synopsis »

Directors: Keita Amemiya, Takuji Suzuki, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Noriko Nakagoshi, Yûko Kobayashi, Riko Suzuki
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Terri Doty ...
Ryoko
Dai Watanabe ...
Atsushi
Asami Mizukawa ...
Rei
Miori Takimoto ...
Yuki
Kôji Yamamoto ...
Miyabi
Hideo Ishiguro ...
Akira
Tongha Pak ...
Ohsawa
Tomohisa Yuge ...
Ken-chan
Keitaro Azumi ...
Resistance
Yi Te-Gang
Fumito Moriwaki ...
Pong
Yasushi Ami
Keita Uehara
Takahiro Tsutsumi
Edit

Storyline

Higanjima is an eerie island occupied by vampires, from where none has ever come back alive. When teenager Akira hears that his missing brother has been seen in the island, he decides to investigate with several friends.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

one word title

Genres:

Horror

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

9 January 2010 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

Equinox Island  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Neither fun nor that dramatic
7 November 2010 | by See all my reviews

So it tries to be funny and dramatic at once. I think it does not achieve it's goal, but of course you might feel different. It's a shame, because there are quite a few good scenes in here. But it drifts into melodrama at times, when it is completely unnecessary. Not to mention that the acting (even for that sort of a movie) is bland, if you are being nice to the movie.

Then again, since this is based on a Manga, it is always difficult to put the complexity of those onto one film. Unfortunately I have not read any of those "comic books" (hope you are not offended by me calling them that, but not everyone might know what a Manga is). Still I'm sure they are far better than this one, that can be enjoyed at times ... especially with low expectations


5 of 12 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Higanjima (2009) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?