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Junk (2000)

Junk: Shiryô-gari (original title)
A team of jewel-thieves fight for their lives in a zombie-infested factory.

Director:

Atsushi Muroga

Writer:

Atsushi Muroga
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Cast

Credited cast:
Nobuyuki Asano Nobuyuki Asano ... Jun
Shû Ehara Shû Ehara ... Akira
Tate Gouta Tate Gouta ... Ramon
Anthony Grow Anthony Grow ... Knife Zombie, head shot zombie
Yûji Kishimoto Yûji Kishimoto ... Nakada
Miwa Miwa ... Kyôko / Zombie Queen
Natsuki Ozawa Natsuki Ozawa
Kaori Shimamura Kaori Shimamura ... Saki
Koutarou Tanaka Koutarou Tanaka ... Toraji
Kôtarô Tanaka Kôtarô Tanaka ... Toraji
Deborah Joy Vinall Deborah Joy Vinall ... Sharon (as 'Debolar Joy Vinall')
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Four crooks rob a jewelery shop, then head for an abandoned factory where they plan to fence the goods to the Yakuza. Unfortunately, their chosen location happens to be the same place where American scientists had previously experimented on resurrecting the dead. Written by Niz

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The dead will devour the living See more »

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Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sci-fi violence/gore, language and nudity | See all certifications »

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese | English

Release Date:

22 January 2000 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Junk See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Japan Home Video (JHV) See more »
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Runtime:

(uncut)

Color:

Color
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The American soldiers featured in the film are real soldiers stationed in Japan at the time. See more »

Alternate Versions

Unrated, uncut version from Unearthed Films (2003) is 83 minutes long. See more »

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From the maker of Score comes this unique zombie film.
2 March 2004 | by Captain_CouthSee all my reviews

Junk (2000) was one of the new wave zombie films to come from Japan during the turn of the century. Like the others it was made on the cheap but highly entertaining. This film's about an experiment gone awry (can't those scientists get anything right?). The gore level is very high and it features two very unlikely heroes and some hot Japanese ladies. Why can't they make zombie films like this in the United States instead of rubbish like Resident Evil (which parts of this movie were taken from). Junk (like Score) was partially shot in English. I love this movie and I know you will to.

Highly recommended

George A. Romero would be pleased.

Did I mention there were two hot Japanese ladies in the picture?


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