5.8/10
1,024
8 user 19 critic

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable - Chapter 1 (2017)

JoJo no kimyô na bôken: Daiyamondo wa kudakenai - dai-isshô (original title)
A teen gifted with supernatural power discovers the truth behind his cursed and bizarre bloodline, and the evil that lurks within his town.

Director:

Takashi Miike

Writers:

Hirohiko Araki (manga), Itaru Era (screenplay)
Reviews
1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Action | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A high school student discovers he is an Ajin, a demi-human being. He ends up a fugitive on the run because of his powers.

Director: Katsuyuki Motohiro
Stars: Mamoru Miyano, Takeru Satoh, Minami Hamabe
Jojo's Bizarre Adventure (1993–2002)
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Three members of the Joestar family, a clan of psychic fighters, set out on a quest to destroy their family's ancient enemy.

Stars: Michael Bennett, Abie Hadjitarkhani, Jûrôta Kosugi
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

In an era where aliens have invaded and conquered feudal Tokyo, a young samurai seeks work as he can.

Director: Yûichi Fukuda
Stars: Shun Oguri, Takayuki Yamada, Kanna Hashimoto
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

Lung (starring Michael Ning) and Chi-Yeung (starring Louis Cheung) are two eccentric hot-blooded young men leading a devil-may-care life. They deem themselves as heroes that can save the ... See full summary »

Director: Alan Lo
Stars: Kai-Chung Cheung, Alex Man, Carrie Ng
JoJo's Bizarre Adventure (TV Series 2012)
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

The story of the Joestar family, who are possessed with intense psychic strength, and the adventures each member encounters throughout their lives.

Stars: Matthew Mercer, Daisuke Ono, Fuminori Komatsu
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A rivalry between two heirs to an estate escalates into a supernatural quest when one of them becomes a vampire and the other sets out to stop him.

Director: Jun'ichi Yamamoto
Stars: Tsutomu Isobe, Katsuyuki Konishi, Rikiya Koyama
Drama | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

An environmental analyst is asked by the police to determine if two deaths by hydrogen sulfide poisoning are an accident - or a murder. But when he meets a young woman at both sites, a scientific mystery begins.

Director: Takashi Miike
Stars: Shô Sakurai, Suzu Hirose, Sôta Fukushi
Psychic Kusuo (2017)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Saiki Kusuo is a powerful psychic who hates attracting attention, yet he is surrounded by colorful characters who always find a way to remove him from his everyday life.

Director: Yûichi Fukuda
Stars: Kanna Hashimoto, Hirofumi Arai, Hideyuki Kasahara
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Manji, a highly skilled samurai, becomes cursed with immortality after a legendary battle. Haunted by the brutal murder of his sister, Manji knows that only fighting evil will regain his soul. He promises to help a young girl named Rin avenge her parents, who were killed by a group of master swordsmen led by ruthless warrior Anotsu. The mission will change Manji in ways he could never imagine - ... See full summary »

Director: Takashi Miike
Stars: Takuya Kimura, Hana Sugisaki, Sôta Fukushi
Horror | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A group of high school students are forced to play a game of death without knowing who, why or how.

Director: Takashi Miike
Stars: Sôta Fukushi, Ryûnosuke Kamiki, Lily Franky
Action | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A young undercover cop tries to get back with his former love, while unraveling the mystery behind the head of the police force. Meanwhile he has to protect the boss' daughter.

Director: Takashi Miike
Stars: Tôma Ikuta, Eita, Tsubasa Honda
VHS Massacre (2016)
Documentary | Comedy | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

This lively documentary explores the rise and fall of physical media and its effect on Independent and cult films. Ranging from the origin of home movies through the video store era, it's ... See full summary »

Directors: Kenneth Powell, Thomas Edward Seymour
Stars: Mike Aransky, Alan Bagh, Troy Bernier
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Kento Yamazaki ... Josuke Higashikata
Ryûnosuke Kamiki ... Koichi Hirose
Nana Komatsu ... Yukako Yamagishi
Masaki Okada ... Keicho Nijimura
Mackenyu ... Okuyasu Nijimura (as Mackenyu Nitta)
Kenji Mizuhashi Kenji Mizuhashi ... Mansaku Nijimura
Arisa Mizuki Arisa Mizuki ... Tomoko Higashikata
Jun Kunimura ... Ryohei Higashikata
Takayuki Yamada ... Anjuro Katagiri
Yûsuke Iseya ... Jotaro Kujo
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kayoko Fujii Kayoko Fujii
Billy Kametz Billy Kametz ... Josuke Higashkata (voice)
Edit

Storyline

A teen named Josuke Higashikata discovers that he possesses supernatural abilities; inherited from a cursed and bizarre bloodline spanning generations. Discovering that someone within his hometown is granting others similar power, Josuke sets off on an adventure to uncover the mysterious threat.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese | English

Release Date:

4 August 2017 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable - Chapter 1 See more »

Edit

Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,077,113
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The film adapts the "Diamond is Unbreakable" storyline from the "Jojo's Bizarre Adventure" comics. This storyline was chosen specifically because of its Japanese-centred location; most other Jojo tales involve foreigners. See more »

Crazy Credits

The opening credits feature a star (the Jojo Joestar lineage), a diamond (for Josuke), an arrow (a special artifact) and a series of manga comic pages. See more »

Connections

Version of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure (2012) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Not A Fan Of Manga Or Anime
7 April 2019 | by FoutainoflifeSee all my reviews

So, as my title indicates, I am not a fan of manga or anime. I may get this wrong but I believe manga is the comic strip version and anime is the animated version of these stories. Either way, I just don't care for those formats. My son really enjoys them and I have an affinity for Asian horror and thrillers so when he comes to me and tells me there are live action films, I sit down and we watch them together.

I know, through my son, that there are a lot of live action adaptations that don't get a lot of love from manga and anime fans because it is hard to get the written and drawn aspects to cross over smoothly. The live action stuff just doesn't seem to have the same detail the other formats can offer and that leaves fans thinking they've been short changed. Since I don't follow those formats, I can base my opinions by what I've seen in the live action versions without bias.

I thought this was a good film but it has some flaws. My son stopped the film on more than one occasion to explain a few things because I didn't understand things seeing as how I am not familiar with the other formats. I didn't know what had taken place before what was shown in the film and he felt like some of it should have been explained better. I gotta take off a few points for that.

I loved the costuming and I thought the CGI stuff was done well. It seemed a bit lengthy during some of the last big scenes but I could excuse some of that because it was interesting to watch. We didn't realize that this was only Chapter 1 and my son was a bit frustrated by that. He, having experienced some of the other formats, knew what was coming next and wanted me to see what was supposed to happen next. We can always watch the sequel though!

My take away from this is that while it is a well made film and has a significant amount of detail, it is not easily watched as a stand alone film. You sorta need to know some of the stuff that has lead up to this moment in the series and the film just doesn't explain all of it. However, it was still an entertaining watch and I would presume that if you are a fan of the other formats you will enjoy it.


2 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 8 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series



Recently Viewed