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Sushi Girl (2012)

Upon his release from prison, Fish is brought to an abandoned restaurant by his old associate, Duke, to celebrate his newfound freedom. However, there's unfinished business that Duke is determined to solve.

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Kern Saxton
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Neal Fischer Neal Fischer ... Detective John N. Davenport
Cortney Palm ... Sushi Girl
Tony Todd ... Duke
Noah Hathaway ... Fish
Shin'ichi Chiba ... Sushi Chef (as Sonny Chiba)
Suren M. Seron ... Correctional Clerk
Rachel Federoff ... Female Voice on Phone
Mike M. Quick Mike M. Quick ... Correctional Officer
David Reynolds David Reynolds ... Henchman
Mark Hamill ... Crow
Andy Mackenzie ... Max
James Duval ... Francis
David Dastmalchian ... Nelson
Jeff Fahey ... Morris
Michael Biehn ... Mike
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Fish has spent six years in jail. Six years alone. Six years keeping his mouth shut about the robbery, about the other men involved. The night he is released, the four men he protected with silence celebrate his freedom with a congratulatory dinner. The meal is a lavish array of sushi, served off the naked body of a beautiful young woman. The sushi girl seems catatonic, trained to ignore everything in the room, even if things become dangerous. Sure enough, the four unwieldy thieves can't help but open old wounds in an attempt to find their missing loot. Written by Kern Saxton

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Revenge is a dish best served raw.


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Rated R for strong bloody violence, torture, language, nudity and brief drug use | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 November 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dziewczyna z sushi See more »

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Budget:

$750,000 (estimated)
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Dolby Digital

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Color

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Michael Biehn shot his scenes for free in one day as a favor to his good friend Electra Avellan, one of the producers. See more »

Goofs

Right after the car crash, Crow states his arm is broken, yet he's able to catch his glasses with it when they fall off. See more »

Quotes

Sushi Chef: Remember you are a tray. You must not move. You must not make eye contact. You must not react. No matter what you see... or hear.
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Connections

Followed by Sushi Girl: A Documentary (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Walk On By
Music by Burt Bacharach
Lyrics by Hal David
Performed by Isaac Hayes
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B movie wonder
29 September 2013 | by Reno-RanganSee all my reviews

Well made and quite surprising, a perfect B movie. Except Tony Todd none were familiar to me. I was not expecting anything, I knew the limit of B movie's budget so no disappointment with second stream actors and production quality. All I needed was something new that big star and big budget movie won't offer in such a style. And got it.

The story begins with a man being released after completing his 6 year term in the prison who was in for a robbery. He was picked by his gangmates who are arranged to celebrate it in a sorta Japanese hotel. So the real story begins there when they started to dig the 6 years old robbery incident that went wrong. They all wanted to know where is the robbed items and of course the equal share. They talk then it turns into torture and later the chaos situation brings them who and what to believe.

The movie was all about that particular incident and about the missing robbed items. So the 80% of the movie has been just the investigation to reveal its flashback in pieces. And then the twist came, I really did not know it was coming, it surprised me a little. That turn in the story made whole movie look better than what one can expect from a mystery movie. It was not a QT's movie or Alfie's and all the above it was not a masterpiece but a simple, low budget's wonder. There are many amazing B movies and it is one of it and never compare those with A movies.

6½/10


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