Battle Royale

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Released 2000

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Director:
Kinji Fukasaku
Released:
2000
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When even schoolchildren begin to abuse a system on the verge of social collapse, the Japanese government introduces a strict new punishment whereby randomly chosen students are taken to a deserted island and forced to fight each other to the death.

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  • 80

    Time Out New York Joshua Rothkopf

    Kinji Fukasaku's slick, sick nightmare is best left to the quasi-banned realm where it exists as a perfect satire; when brought into reality, it's a touch awkward.

  • 70

    The Hollywood Reporter

    Bloodhounds will lick their lips experiencing the re-launch of Kinji Fukasaku's trendsetting Battle Royale (2000) with 3D effects, which basically make the splatter scenes gorier a...

  • 38

    Slant Magazine Chuck Bowen

    Maybe Battle Royale's ultimate punchline is its inexplicable ability to fool some people into taking it seriously.

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