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Death Trance (2005)

Desu toransu (original title)
An unknown time. An unknown place. Without reasons. With no future. His only desire is... Destruction! Death Trance combines the themes of good versus evil, and the awakening of an unlikely... See full summary »

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Yûji Shimomura

Writers:

Seiji Chiba, Shinichi Fujita (screenplay) (as Shin'ichi Fujita) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tak Sakaguchi ... Grave
Takamasa Suga Takamasa Suga ... Ryuen
Kentaro Seagal Kentaro Seagal ... Sid
Yûki Takeuchi Yûki Takeuchi ... Yuri
Ben Hiura Ben Hiura ... Archbishop
Honoka Asada Honoka Asada ... Girl
Yôko Fujita Yôko Fujita ... Goddess of Destruction
Osamu Takahashi Osamu Takahashi ... Master
Kei Sasegawa Kei Sasegawa ... Capoeira User
Masumi Shirai Masumi Shirai ... Sword-Welding Sister (Left)
Mie Nakao Mie Nakao ... Sword-Welding Sister (Right)
Masaki Shirai Masaki Shirai ... Ninja A
Hitoshi Fukushima Hitoshi Fukushima ... Ninja B
Masaki Inatome Masaki Inatome ... Flying Vampire 01
Naohiro Kawamoto Naohiro Kawamoto ... Flying Vampire 02
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Storyline

An unknown time. An unknown place. Without reasons. With no future. His only desire is... Destruction! Death Trance combines the themes of good versus evil, and the awakening of an unlikely hero with ultra-kinetic action to create the "action" spectacle of the year! Written by Anonymous

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An unknown time. An unknown place. Without reasons. With no future. His only desire is... Destruction! See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence | See all certifications »

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Country:

Japan | USA

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

20 May 2006 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Death Trance See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Fever Dreams,Media Suits See more »
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.95:1
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Trivia

Japanese metal band Dir en Grey provided the soundtrack for the film. See more »

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The credits are shown in both English and Japanese. See more »

Connections

References Urotsukidoji: Legend of the Overfiend (1989) See more »

Soundtracks

Clever Sleazoid
Performed by Dir en Grey
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The Action Movie of 2006?

Death Trance is from the action director of Devil May Cry 3, if you've played that game then you should know what to expect!

Death Trance is a completely O.T.T. fantasy action movie, a few have criticised the plot but I found it to be good and the humour is genuinely funny which is something that Versus failed at. If you hate the plot then rest assured, it's the crazy action scenes that provide the entertainment and there's plenty of them!

My only disappointment with the movie was Steven Seagals son, if he takes after his father then it doesn't show, he has a small action scene at the beginning, and it's nothing special.


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