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Samurai (2002)

Samouraïs (original title)
R | | Action | 19 June 2002 (France)
A descendant of a cursed, ancient clan, is investigating the gruesome murder of a video game designer.

Director:

Giordano Gederlini

Writers:

Alexandre Coquelle (as Matt Alexander), Giordano Gederlini | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Cyril Mourali Cyril Mourali ... Marco
Maï Anh Le Maï Anh Le ... Akemi
Yasuaki Kurata ... Commissaire Fujiwara Morio
Saïd Serrari Saïd Serrari ... Nadir
Santi Sudaros Santi Sudaros ... Kodeni
Dara-Indo Oum Dara-Indo Oum ... Nakatomi
Kevin Peracini Kevin Peracini ... Leo
Hidetoshi Nakahashi Hidetoshi Nakahashi ... Le Samourai
Yusuke Hirayama Yusuke Hirayama ... Inspecteur Endo
Pascal Gentil ... Nabil
Omar Sy ... Tyson
Onochi Seietsu Onochi Seietsu ... Police Scientifique
Tsuyu Shimizu ... Fille du Samourai (as Tsuyu Bridwell)
Ravindra Ngo Ravindra Ngo ... Kenji-X
Masahiro Endo Masahiro Endo ... Jeune Policier
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Half a century ago, a Japanese family summoned a demon known as Kodeni to dispose of its adversaries. Once the killing was done, the family was cursed. Now, Tokyo Police Inspector Fujiwara is investigating the murder of a video game designer. The investigation leads him to a frightening discovery - the same lethal demon is about to be reborn. Fujiwara must travel to Paris and kill this unborn child who is the reincarnation of Kodeni and who threatens to destroy the world. Written by Trey Evans

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Rated R for violence, language and brief sexuality | See all certifications »
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Country:

Spain | France | Germany

Language:

French | Japanese

Release Date:

19 June 2002 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Samourai: Athanatos ektelestis See more »

Filming Locations:

Anduze, Gard, France See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,057,035
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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I knew it was going to suck, but I rented it anyway...
1 August 2004 | by bwilkusSee all my reviews

My video store has been getting in an increasing amount of these types of movies in. What I mean by "these types" of movies: Movies that you just can't resist picking up of the shelf as you laugh to yourself about how stupid you KNOW it would be, and then you put it back on the shelf never to ever rent it. BUT, last night we rented one of these movies, and it happened to be Samouraïs. This movie had every bit of stupid plot, lame characters, and cheesy action you could ask for. However, I will say this, the fight choreography was actually decent, and some of the f/x were ok too. But as a whole, this movie bites bigtime. So, if you are like me, and you sometimes just have to rent a lamer like this to get a laugh, rent Samouraïs. 3/10


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