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Outrage (2010) More at IMDbPro »Autoreiji (original title)

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Outrage -- When a tough yakuza gangster is betrayed by his bosses, it means all out war. Bodies pile up as he takes out everyone in his way to the top in a brutal quest for revenge. From action legend Takeshi Kitano.
Outrage -- The boss of a major crime syndicate orders his lieutenant to bring a gang in line, a job which gets passed on to a long-suffering subordinate.


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12 June 2010 (Japan) See more »
one wrong move and it's all out war See more »
The boss of a major crime syndicate orders his lieutenant to bring a rogue gang of drug traffickers in line, a job that gets passed on to his long-suffering subordinate. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Takeshi Kitano ... Ôtomo (as Beat Takeshi)
Kippei Shîna ... Mizuno

Ryô Kase ... Ishihara
Fumiyo Kohinata ... Kataoka
Sôichirô Kitamura ... Kan'nai
Tadashi Sakata ... Okazaki
Kenji Morinaga ... Abe
Masaki Miura ... Sannokai thug
Tokio Emoto ... Emoto
Jun'ichi Nitta ... Sannokai thug
Toshiyuki Watarai
Masashi Iwadera
Yûjirô Komura
Kenji Ohara ... Sannokai thug
Toshimichi Tasaki
Takamitsu Nonaka
Yasuto Kosuda
Yukio Tsukamoto
Kentarô Shimazu
Masahiro Kishibata
Yoshito Shimizu
Shin'yû Fujiwara
Atsunori Fujii
Shinsuke Hiratsuka
Mikiya Sanada
Masaomi Ueda
Kunihiko Okuhara
Masatoshi Yamamoto
Yasuhiro Kikuchi
Yakayuki Nishida
Keita Ohno
Takahiro Togawa
Jun Etô
Keiji Uchida
Shuki Kawamata
Atsushi Hida
Reita Serizawa
Tomo Uchino ... Murase thug
Eiji Takigawa
Takayuki Isawa
Yasunari Kinbara
Yuichiro Suzuki
Masato Shibazaki
Tsutomu Tsuji ... Cop
Yûya Takayama ... Cop
Shinji Hiwatashi
Kôsuke Ôta
Kenta Elizabeth III
Makita Supôtsu
Daisuke Kuroda
Masanori Fujita
Hideto Washizu
Junpei Uto

Eihi Shiina ... Call girl
Akiko Kobayashi ... Mamasan
Naoko Watanabe
Iona Mihara
Junko Nakamura ... Dentist
Sachiyo Tanahashi
Miho Hoshino
Yuka Suzuki
Rieko Mizukami
Takashi Tsukamoto ... Iizuka
Yuka Itaya ... Otomo's woman
Hideo Nakano ... Kimura
Nikeisha Young
Mehdi Kalady
Mansour Diagne
Ahmad Shibli
Tomotaka Hiroshiba
Kuniko Tanaka
Kazuyo Takase
Ryoko Arai
Tomoko Hiroshima
Kaori Takeuchi
Nanako Kodama
Kayoko Miura
Riyo Kinugasa
Kaori Kogachi
Akemi Nameta
Shinya Miyazaki
Shuhei Yanaginuma
Kiyohiko Ônishi
Hiromu Tukimoto
Tomohiro Yona
Tadamasa Yuuki
Yoshiaki Matsushita
Yoshiaki Sugisako
Erika Shiba
Hirotaka Shibata
Yukinao Tanaka
Erina Kojima
Takanobu Matsui
Hideki Sekimoto
Toshio Hayamizu
Tetta Sugimoto ... Ozawa
Renji Ishibashi ... Murase

Jun Kunimura ... Ikemoto
Tomokazu Miura ... Katô
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Yukiyo Tanahashi ... Hostess
Hershel Peppers ... African Ambassador (uncredited)

Directed by
Takeshi Kitano 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Takeshi Kitano  screenplay

Produced by
Makoto Kakurai .... line producer
Shinji Komiya .... line producer
Masayuki Mori .... producer
Takio Yoshida .... producer
Original Music by
Keiichi Suzuki 
Cinematography by
Katsumi Yanagijima (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Yoshinori Ohta 
Takeshi Kitano (uncredited)
Casting by
Takefumi Yoshikawa 
Art Direction by
Norihiro Isoda 
Costume Design by
Kazuko Kurosawa 
Makeup Department
Masako Hosokawa .... makeup artist
Ayumi Koide .... assistant makeup artist
Production Management
Yûya Satoyoshi .... executive in charge of production
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Hirofumi Inaba .... first assistant director
Kôhei Kinomoto .... assistant director
Toshiyuki Morishita .... assistant director
Daisuke Yamamoto .... assistant director
Art Department
Kentarô Kosaka .... assistant art director
Tomoko Kotakemori .... assistant art director
Naoki Ohtani .... assistant property master
Tatsuo Ozeki .... property master
Hanako Yanagi .... assistant property master
Sound Department
Senji Horiuchi .... supervising sound designer
Hiroaki Kanachi .... assistant sound
Noriaki Minami .... assistant sound
Kentarô Oguro .... assistant sound
Kenji Shibasaki .... sound effects editor
Camera and Electrical Department
Gô Hamai .... assistant camera
Hiroumi Honma .... lighting technician
Tomoya Kamata .... key grip
Takanori Kashihara .... lighting technician
Shigeto Mizuno .... assistant camera
Masayuki Nishimura .... lighting technician
Naoto Sarukata .... assistant camera
Shinji Suzuki .... assistant camera
Kenjirô Sô .... lighting technician
Hitoshi Takaya .... gaffer
Yuji Tsunekawa .... assistant grip
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Seiji Moriguchi .... wardrobe supervisor
Yohji Yamamoto .... Ôtomo costume designer
Location Management
Yûji Saitô .... location manager
Other crew
Scott Ennis .... creative marketing
Masahiko Umetsu .... boxing advisor
Kumiko Yoshida .... continuity

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Autoreiji" - Japan (original title)
"The Outrage" - International (English title)
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Rated R for violence, language and brief sexuality
Japan:109 min
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Murase's limo is a Nissan Fuga, the company's flagship model in the Japanese domestic market. Variants of the Fuga are sold as the Infiniti M line in other areas of the world.See more »
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14 out of 21 people found the following review useful.
Decent, but mostly feels like wasted potential, 1 December 2011
Author: chrismsawin from United States

Two yakuza families that were once able to co-exist thanks to a pact made by their bosses while the two were in prison soon find themselves at each other's throats after there are a few hiccups in the drug trafficking side of the business. The Ikemoto family and the Murase family are in the middle of a war as the chairman the two crime syndicates answer to continues to pull the strings. Sekuichi (Kitamura Soichiro), the boss of the Sannokai, tells his right-hand man Ikemuto (Kunimura Jun) to put the Murase family in line. Since Ikemuto and Murase (Renji Ishibashi) are still under their pact at this point, Ikemuto passes the assignment onto his subordinate Otomo (Takeshi Kitano), who takes matters into his own hands with his own gang.

I probably have a fairly limited amount of knowledge when it comes to Takeshi Kitano's films since I've only seen a handful and have yet to see his most prestigious films. With that said, I've seen enough to know who the guy is, admire his work, and at least look forward to his upcoming projects. When it came to Outrage, it seemed like an undiscovered gem right from the start. Another yakuza film made and starring Beat Takeshi? It sounds like the type of movie you'd willingly pay whatever price for without blinking an eye. That isn't really the case though as Outrage fails to really leave a lasting impression.

Walking away from Outrage, you'll probably only be left with its bloody violence and not much else. Everybody was chopping off their fingers left and right to apologize. It was amazing so many of these guys still had any appendages left at all. But the violence gets pretty vicious at times; a box cutter to the face, countless people getting shot to death, chopsticks being used in a fairly unique way, and it even features one of the worst ways a dental appointment could go. Other than the brutality though, all of the events that transpired felt very underwhelming due to them being similar to most other gangster and yakuza films out there. Nothing was shocking or unpredictable; it all felt very safe. Most of my yakuza film watching experience falls under Takashi Miike's filmography. Miike is able to make a film about anything and take it in a direction you're not expecting while adding his own trademarks to it. While Outrage felt like a Takashi Kitano film, it didn't really seem like anything he hadn't already accomplished before. It almost felt recycled from both his films and other films similar to Outrage. The film also lacked any sort of supporting female character as most women in the film were used as props or were disposed of rather quickly. It's incredibly disappointing as well as Outrage had loads of potential, but was never really able to push anything past that mediocre barrier. Its use of perspective is intriguing at times, but doesn't make up for a film that comes off like it isn't willing to take any risks.

It's not so much that Outrage is a bad film because it isn't. It's actually a fairly solid crime film. Its biggest issue is that it fails to live up to expectations given the cast and Takeshi Kitano's reputation for being a part of films that are generally a lot better than this. Outrage tends to feel very familiar. If you've seen a gangster or yakuza film before, then you know what to expect with Outrage. With its explosive use of violence and rather eye-catching cinematography, Outrage isn't the type of film you should make a high priority to go out of your way to see but is generally pretty decent once you do finally get around to it.

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