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Sushi Girl (2012)

Upon his release from prison, Fish is brought to an abandoned restaurant by his old associate, Duke, to celebrate his newfound freedom. However, there's unfinished business that Duke is determined to solve.

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Neal Fischer ...
Detective John N. Davenport
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Sushi Chef (as Sonny Chiba)
Suren M. Seron ...
Correctional Clerk
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Mike M. Quick ...
Correctional Officer
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Fish has spent six years in jail. Six years alone. Six years keeping his mouth shut about the robbery, about the other men involved. The night he is released, the four men he protected with silence celebrate his freedom with a congratulatory dinner. The meal is a lavish array of sushi, served off the naked body of a beautiful young woman. The sushi girl seems catatonic, trained to ignore everything in the room, even if things become dangerous. Sure enough, the four unwieldy thieves can't help but open old wounds in an attempt to find their missing loot. Written by Kern Saxton

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Revenge is a dish best served raw.


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Rated R for strong bloody violence, torture, language, nudity and brief drug use | See all certifications »

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27 November 2012 (USA)  »

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Dziewczyna z sushi  »

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$750,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Before he sits down Crow (Hamill) picks up a white rabbit mask off his chair. While non intentional white rabbits are a trademark of Batman villain Mad Hatter (aka Jarvis Tetch) Hamill, who is most famous for vocing the role of Joker on the animated series, Also voices him in the Arkham games See more »

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Right after the car crash, Crow states his arm is broken, yet he's able to catch his glasses with it when they fall off. See more »

Quotes

Duke: Time!
[Max pauses, then whips the sock into Fish's face one more time]
Duke: Max! I said time!
Max: F***! I HATE THIS GAME!
Crow: Aw, now your sock is all wet.
[Max hucks the sock at Crow]
Crow: Well, don't have a hissy fit! Jesus Christ!
Max: Sit on my f***ing fist, you pansy!
Crow: Ha. You wish.
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Referenced in The Candyman Legacy with Tony Todd (2015) See more »

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Diamonds Are Forever
Music by John Barry
Lyrics by Don Black
Performed by Shirley Bassey
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A bloody gem
6 April 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw the preview for Sushi Girl a few months ago and had forgotten about its existence until it popped up on Netflix. I figured the trailer looked interesting enough, why not give it a try? I wasn't expecting much out of it, and ended up being very pleasantly surprised.

Sushi Girl is a (comparatively)low-budget B-movie that manages to not feel at all like those two descriptors. It manages to mix together elements of a crime thriller, a gripping drama, and just enough torture to keep you locked in for the whole runtime. The plot twists are unexpected, but never out of place.

By far, though, my favorite takeaway from this film was Crow, played by Mark Hamill. He portrayed the giggling sociopath in a way that I found absolutely delightful and scary all at once.

All in all, I ended up being incredibly satisfied with this movie. It's dark, tense, and very fun. I'd definitely recommend it!


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