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Tetsuo: The Bullet Man (2009)

Not Rated | | Action , Horror , Sci-Fi | 2010 (USA)
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Losing his son Tom in a hit and run triggers violent emotions in Anthony, whose body begins to transform. When the driver who killed Tom reappears, Anthony mutates into a mass of metal - a human weapon fuelled by an uncontrollable rage.

Director:

Shin'ya Tsukamoto

Writers:

Shin'ya Tsukamoto (screenplay), Hisakatsu Kuroki (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Eric Bossick ... Anthony
Akiko Monô Akiko Monô ... Yuriko
Yûko Nakamura Yûko Nakamura ... Mitsue
Stephen Sarrazin Stephen Sarrazin ... Ride
Tiger Charlie Gerhardt Tiger Charlie Gerhardt ... Tom
Prakhar Jain Prakhar Jain ... Elliott
Shin'ya Tsukamoto ... The Guy
Michael Duncan Michael Duncan ... Soldier 1
Mike Duncan ... Soldier 1 (as Michael Duncan)
Alan Koji Alan Koji ... Soldier 2
Sou Fujita Sou Fujita ... Soldier 3
Markus Wambsganss Markus Wambsganss ... Soldier 4
Hajime Izuki Hajime Izuki ... Soldier 5
Dwayne Lawler Dwayne Lawler ... Commander
Aldo La Riviere Aldo La Riviere ... Anthony - baby
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Losing his son Tom in a hit and run triggers violent emotions in Anthony, whose body begins to transform. When the driver who killed Tom reappears, Anthony mutates into a mass of metal - a human weapon fuelled by an uncontrollable rage.

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Action | Horror | Sci-Fi

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Not Rated

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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

Japan

Language:

English

Release Date:

2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Tetsuo Project See more »

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Trivia

The only "Tetsuo" film to feature Americans in the cast. See more »

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Follows Tetsuo II: Body Hammer (1992) See more »

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The Theme for Tetsuo the Bullet Man
Composed by Trent Reznor
Performed by Nine Inch Nails
Courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment
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20 September 2011 | by chelanoSee all my reviews

OK it seems that Shinya Tsukamoto decided to update his series even more to modern times and also put himself in the movie again. I guess you could say this was a revamp of the first, but a different story. But here is the thing. When he made a classic, he was limited to what he could use making him use his brain. Using todays technology could sometimes screws up a great thing. I am not saying this is a bad film though. Some good things about it was the nice grim colors to give it a creepier feel and the story was not confusing. But becoming the bullet man in this film was way over the top and it got to the point where it was really crazy; then calm. Yes it ended calm which was strange. Eric Bossick was a pretty decent actor and the only one I really cared about. He would make an excellent superhero. In fact this was not so much horror as it was action. A couple bad things. The story was a bit over the top and the voices were really hard to understand at points. Other than that, it was a decent film.


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