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Dead or Alive: Final (2002)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Crime, Drama | 12 January 2002 (Japan)
The ace cop of a totalitarian police force and a drifting android play their parts in a post-apocalyptic society. They are destined to fight. Their encounter will change them forever.

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Takashi Miike

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Cast

Credited cast:
Shô Aikawa ... Ryô
Maria Chen Maria Chen ... Michelle
Richard Chen Richard Chen ... Dictator Woo
Jason Chu ... Prisoner
William Wai-Lun Duen ... Gangster (as William Duan)
Hiro Hayama ... (as Hiroyoshi Komuro)
Josie Ho ... Jun
Tony Ho ... Ping
Ken Lo ... Gangster (as Kenneth Low)
Rachel Ngan ... Pregnant Woman
Riki Takeuchi ... Officer Takeshi Honda
Don Thai Theerathada ... Don (as Donald Panutat)
Terence Yin ... Fong
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Storyline

Set in a post apocalyptic Yokohama where the population is kept under rigid control by a half crazed mayor, Riki Takeuchi is a hard boiled cop and Show Aikawa a mellowed out drifter that hooks up with a gang of rebels. When the gang kidnap Takeuchi's son, the wheels are set in motion that leads to an inevitable showdown. Written by Simon Booth

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Country:

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Language:

Japanese | Cantonese

Release Date:

12 January 2002 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Dead or Alive 3 See more »

Filming Locations:

Hong Kong, China

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Mono

Color:

Color

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1.85 : 1
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Much better than DOA 2: Birds
20 May 2003 | by suttercaneSee all my reviews

Out of the three in the trilogy, I'd say this is the second strongest. It starts with some very amazing action, but goes downhill from there. Thematically it's similar to the previous films, but the story and point of the movie get muddled somewhere along the way. The ending is quite nuts, and reminded me of TETSUO. By the way, did you know that the director of TETSUO played Ichi's father figure in Ichi The Killer?


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