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A live action film version of the hit Japanese TV series staring Takashi Sorimachi as Eikichi Onizuka.

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Masayuki Suzuki

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Tôru Fujisawa (manga), Brian O'Hara (script adaptation) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Takashi Sorimachi ... Eikichi Onizuka
Norika Fujiwara ... Kaoru
Rena Tanaka ... Ayano Katsuragi
Hideyuki Kasahara Hideyuki Kasahara ... Raku
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Toshihito Itô Toshihito Itô ... Teacher
Akiko Kinouchi Akiko Kinouchi
Masahiro Kômoto Masahiro Kômoto
Minoru Matsumoto Minoru Matsumoto ... Saejima
Jamie McGonnigal Jamie McGonnigal ... Raku (voice)
Noriko Shiina Noriko Shiina
Keiko Toda Keiko Toda ... Teacher
Satoshi Tsumabuki
Takashi Ukaji ... Masashi Kudo
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A live action film version of the hit Japanese TV series staring Takashi Sorimachi as Eikichi Onizuka.

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

18 December 1999 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

GTO: Great Teacher Onizuka See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Quotes

Ayano Katsuragi: Are you suggesting schoolgirl prostitution?
Eikichi Onizuka: Not suggesting, insisting!
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Connections

Follows GTO: Great Teacher Onizuka (1998) See more »

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Poison
Performed by Takashi Sorimachi
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Great movie, well worth the buy.
25 April 2007 | by cadillac20See all my reviews

GTO has always been a favorite series of mine, mostly due to actor Takashi Sorimachi doing such a great job in the live action. The film was actually my first view of the live action, and I must say I was impressed. Sorimachi captures Onizuka's personality extremely well, and having played it out for so many years, he's nearly perfected it. The erratic behavior is there, though his Onizuka is slightly less. However, the personality is there, just as we would expect. It's great and the film is hilarious. What's especially nice is that there are several original elements, like the amusement park angle and the old man on the bench. The film is highly entertaining, fairly original, and translates everything we love very well. Any fan should definitely pick it up. It's a keeper.


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