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Dead or Alive (film)

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Director  Takashi Miike
Film series  Dead or Alive
Writer  Ichiro Ryu
Language  Japanese Mandarin
6.9/10 IMDb

Genre  Action, Comedy, Crime
Country  Japan
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Release date  Japan November 27, 1999 United States June 8, 2001
Initial DVD release  December 3, 2002 (Netherlands)
Cast  Riki Takeuchi (Ryuuichi), Sho Aikawa (Det. Jojima), Renji Ishibashi (Aoki), Hitoshi Ozawa (Satake), Shingo Tsurumi (Chen), Kaoru Sugita (Mrs. Jojima)
Similar movies  Eastern Promises, Lucky Number Slevin, The Whole Nine Yards, C(r)ook, The French Connection, Southland Tales

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Dead or Alive (DEAD OR ALIVE:犯罪者, Deddo oa araibu: Hanzaisha), abbreviated as DOA (Dii ō ei), is a 1999 Japanese yakuza action film directed by Takashi Miike. It stars Riki Takeuchi as the Chinese Triad boss and former yakuza Ryūichi and Show Aikawa as the Japanese cop Detective Jojima and focuses on their meeting and conflict. It is the first in a three-part series, followed by Dead or Alive 2: Birds in 2000 and Dead or Alive: Final in 2002.


Dead or Alive (film) movie scenes


Dead or Alive (film) movie scenes

Ryūichi and his small gang of triads vie for control of the Japanese underworld in a crime-ridden Shinjuku quarter, while Detective Jojima tries to bring it down. Jojima attempts to start a gang war between the Triad and Yakuza. Ryūichi and Jojima meet in a chaotic showdown.


Dead or Alive (film) movie scenes
  • Riki Takeuchi - Ryuuichi
  • Show Aikawa - Det. Jojima
  • Renji Ishibashi - Aoki
  • Hitoshi Ozawa - Satake
  • Shingo Tsurumi - Chen
  • Kaoru Sugita - Mrs. Jojima
  • Dankan - Tanaka
  • Hirotaro Honda - Corrupt Detective
  • Michisuke Kashiwaya - Toji
  • Ren Osugi - Yan
  • Mizuho Koga
  • Ryuushi Mizukami
  • Tomorowo Taguchi - Afro Thug
  • Susumu Terajima - Det. Inoue
  • Hua Rong Weng - Immortal Chef
  • Kyosuke Yabe - Hitoshi
  • Yoshiyuki Yamaguchi
  • Tokitoshi Shiota - Sakurai
  • Release

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    Dead or Alive was shown at the Tokyo International Film Festival in 1999. The film received a theatrical release in Japan on November 27, 1999.


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    A review in Sight & Sound found that the film "demonstrates enough flair and grotesque wit to make for very enjoyable viewing." with an ending that "demolishes any vestiges of genre credibility."

    Aftermath and influence

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    The Dead or Alive films are not connected in any apparent way except by director Takashi Miike and stars Riki Takeuchi and Show Aikawa. In the first film, they play yakuza and cop, respectively. Dead or Alive is notable for Takashi Miike's characteristic scenes of ultra-violence and perversity, which come casually littered throughout.

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