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Adorenarin doraibu (1999)

Unrated | | Comedy | 12 June 1999 (Japan)
This parody of popular Japanese teenage girls' romances includes slapstick in a comedy of robbers versus robbers. When a gas leak explodes at a yakuza's headquarters, a shy, timid nurse and... See full summary »

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Shinobu Yaguchi

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Shinobu Yaguchi

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Cast

Credited cast:
Masanobu Andô ... Satoru Suzuki
Reila Aphrodite
Hikari Ishida Hikari Ishida ... Shizuko Sato
Kirina Mano Kirina Mano
Yutaka Matsushige ... Kuroiwa
Kanta Ogata Kanta Ogata
Mikita Ogata Mikita Ogata
Tarô Suwa
Takuji Suzuki Takuji Suzuki
Yôji Tanaka Yôji Tanaka
Yu Tokui Yu Tokui ... Chinpira (Yakuza)
Kazue Tsunogae Kazue Tsunogae ... Head Nurse
Kôichi Ueda Kôichi Ueda
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This parody of popular Japanese teenage girls' romances includes slapstick in a comedy of robbers versus robbers. When a gas leak explodes at a yakuza's headquarters, a shy, timid nurse and a meek rental car clerk gain possession of a briefcase of blood-soaked money. The rest is chase and escape, as the nurse is transformed to glamorous heroine and outsmarts the gangsters eager to recover the loot. Written by NDNF

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nurse | yakuza | money | caper | makeover | See All (9) »

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

Unrated | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

12 June 1999 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Adrenaline Drive See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$32,163, 7 May 2000, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$77,313, 21 May 2000
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Kindai Eiga Kyokai See more »
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Adrenaline drive it's not, but still a good movie
9 March 2002 | by PointGuard20See all my reviews

Don't be fooled by the title. This film is in no way an "adrenaline drive." It moves slowly with the romantic comedy far apart. But thats not a reason not to watch this movie. Don't think of it as a "movie" but as a look into Japanese life. This movie centers around a rental car guy and a shy nurse. When they find a case of money they decide to run away together. But when Yakuza gang members find out they go after. This is a great movie to watch because you find out how the Japanese think and their culture. And how much similar they are to Americans in terms of how they live,their shops,etc. This is more than enough reason to watch this movie.


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