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Yakuza Apocalypse (2015)

Gokudô daisenso (original title)
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In the ruthless underground world of the yakuza, no one is more legendary than boss Kamiura. Rumored to be invincible, the truth is he is a vampire-a bloodsucking yakuza vampire boss! Among... See full summary »

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Takashi Miike

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Yoshitaka Yamaguchi (screenplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Yayan Ruhian ... Kyoken
Lily Franky ... Genyo Kamiura (as Lily Frankie)
Yuki Sakurai ... Nurse Mikiko
Hayato Ichihara Hayato Ichihara ... Akira Kageyama
Denden ... Hougan
Mio Yûki ... High school gambling student
Tetsu Watanabe ... A-0257 (knitting man being stepped on the foot)
Riko Narumi ... Kyoko
Yoshiyuki Morishita Yoshiyuki Morishita ... Sawada (teacher)
Reiko Takashima Reiko Takashima ... Sosuke Zemba
Pierre Taki ... Rival yakuza boss
Manzô Shinra Manzô Shinra
Ryushin Tei ... Killer Priest
Makoto Sakaguchi Makoto Sakaguchi ... Masaru
Masanori Mimoto Masanori Mimoto ... The Frog
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In the ruthless underground world of the yakuza, no one is more legendary than boss Kamiura. Rumored to be invincible, the truth is he is a vampire-a bloodsucking yakuza vampire boss! Among Kamiura's gang is Kageyama, his most loyal underling. However, the others in the gang view Kageyama with disdain and ridicule him for his inability to get tattooed due to sensitive skin. One day, assassins aware of boss Kamiura's secret arrive from abroad and deliver him an ultimatum: Return to the international syndicate he left years ago, or die. Kamiura refuses and, during a fierce battle with anime-otaku martial-arts expert Kyoken, is torn limb from limb. With his dying breath, Kamiura bites Kageyama, passing on his vampire powers to the unsuspecting yakuza. As he begins to awaken to his newfound abilities, Kageyama's desire to avenge the murder of boss Kamiura sets him on a course for a violent confrontation with Kaeru-kun, the foreign syndicate's mysterious and seemingly unstoppable leader!

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Taglines:

Once bitten, you're a yakuza.

Genres:

Action | Comedy | Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong bloody violence, a rape and language | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

Japan | France

Language:

Japanese | English

Release Date:

9 October 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Yakuza Apocalypse See more »

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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Garbage and nonsense
18 November 2015 | by dctr666See all my reviews

This movie is a poorly attempt to create a stylish vampire/mob movie. It has some stupid elements, in an other poorly attempt to create comedy, perhaps trying to appeal to more than one type of viewers... To bad that didn't work. I was hoping, that, when I saw Yayan Ruhian in the cast, that the movie would have been more competent in the action scenes... even though the excellent work of Yayan Ruhian, the movie went down the drain very fast...

Takeshi Miike was always connected to excellent film-making, but this is awful and boring... Some once told me that From Dusk Till Dawn 2 was stupid, because there was no logic, on having vampires steal a bank... I enjoyed that one... but this one is a mess... not worth watching it.


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