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The Outsider (2018)

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An epic set in post-WWII Japan and centered on an American former G.I. who joins the yakuza.

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Martin Zandvliet

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Andrew Baldwin
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jared Leto ... Nick Lowell
Tadanobu Asano ... Kiyoshi
Kippei Shîna ... Orochi
Shioli Kutsuna ... Miyu
Emile Hirsch ... Paulie Bowers
Ray Nicholson ... American Stock Broker
Rory Cochrane ... Anthony Panetti
Nao Ohmori ... Hiromitsu
Min Tanaka ... Akihiro
Masaki Miura Masaki Miura ... Kentaro
Shun Sugata Shun Sugata ... Prison Warden
Hiroya Shimizu Hiroya Shimizu ... Banjo
Hiro Hiro ... Satoru
Young Dais Young Dais ... Takeshi
Gô Jibiki ... Eiichi
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An epic set in post-WWII Japan and centered on an American former G.I. who joins the yakuza.

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Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Japanese

Release Date:

9 March 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Japan

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,869
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Trivia

Tadanobu Asano has portrayed Hogun in the MCU Thor movies, while Jared Leto has portrayed The Joker in the DCEU Suicide Squad movie. Tadanobu Asano previously worked with Takeshi Miike in Ichi: The Killer who was previously attached to direct this film. Ichi: The Killer became an underground cult in the United States with Asano playing the films sado/masochistic antagonist. See more »

Goofs

Early in the movie, when the waitress hands Nick Lowell (Jared Leto) a beer, it is a long neck Bud instead of the stubby beer bottles that were used when the film is set. See more »

Quotes

Orochi: The Shiromatsu family no longer exists. The head of the Seizu is a generous man. He wants all of you to live.
[to Nick in English]
Orochi: For you, I can offer you peace if you leave Osaka and your woman behind. We make no promises for her safety if you stay.
[in Japanese]
Orochi: Do you accept?
[in English]
Orochi: You're all idiots!
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Featured in The Month in Movies: March 2018 (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

Boparama
Written by Frank Mizen
Performed by Cavendish Music
Courtesy of 5 Alarm Music
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Enjoyable, but opportunity missed.
9 March 2018 | by thebackofmyhouseSee all my reviews

It's hard when the movie's main flaw is the main character. Nick is supposed to be this quiet and intense guy, but inconsistencies in both the writing and acting keeps this movie from being great. I like the concept. It's not an all-out action movie, more of a character study with bursts of violence. My kind of movie.

The 50's Osaka setting, the atmosphere, it's good. But the camera work doesn't take full advantage of the setting, and shots could've been better framed, better movement. The small budget shows. The audio mixing was acceptable but not great. In better hands, this movie would've been great. I'm not saying it's terrible, I enjoyed it. There wasn't any part of the movie where I got bored, I was engaged throughout. But at the same time, throughout the movie, I there were points where I was aware of how things could've been better.

I like Netflix doing unconventional stuff. But rather than make a lot of them, give them the budget they deserve to make them great.


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