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Ikiru (1952)

Not Rated
143 min | Drama

A bureaucrat tries to find a meaning in his life after he discovers he has terminal cancer.
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$2,149
Gross (US & Canada)
$60,239
Gross (World)
$90,773
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Release date
Mar 25, 1956 (United States)

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45 cast members
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Takashi Shimura
Kanji Watanabe Kanji Watanabe   See fewer
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Minoru Chiaki
Noguchi Noguchi   See fewer
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Miki Odagiri
Toyo Odagiri, employee Toyo Odagiri, employee   See fewer
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Minosuke Yamada
Subordinate Clerk Saito Subordinate Clerk Saito   See fewer
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Kamatari Fujiwara
Sub-Section Chief Ono Sub-Section Chief Ono   See fewer
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Makoto Kobori
Kiichi Watanabe, Kanji's Brother Kiichi Watanabe, Kanji's Brother   See fewer
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Nobuo Kaneko
Mitsuo Watanabe, Kanji's son Mitsuo Watanabe, Kanji's son   See fewer
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Nobuo Nakamura
Deputy Mayor Deputy Mayor   See fewer
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Atsushi Watanabe
Patient Patient   See fewer
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Isao Kimura
Intern Intern   See fewer
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Masao Shimizu
Doctor Doctor   See fewer
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Yûnosuke Itô
Novelist Novelist   See fewer
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Kumeko Urabe
Tatsu Watanabe, Kiichi's Wife Tatsu Watanabe, Kiichi's Wife   See fewer
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Eiko Miyoshi
Housewife Housewife   See fewer
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Noriko Honma
Housewife Housewife   See fewer
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Yatsuko Tan'ami
Bar Hostess Bar Hostess   See fewer
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Kin Sugai
Housewife Housewife   See fewer
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Yoshie Minami
The Maid The Maid   See fewer
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Kyôko Seki
Kazue Watanabe, Mitsuo's wife Kazue Watanabe, Mitsuo's wife   See fewer
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Kusuo Abe
City Assemblyman City Assemblyman   See fewer
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Tomo'o Nagai
Newspaperman Newspaperman   See fewer
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Seiji Miyaguchi
Yakuza Boss Yakuza Boss   See fewer
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Daisuke Katô
Yakuza Yakuza   See fewer
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Hiroshi Hayashi
Second Yakuza Second Yakuza   See fewer
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Fuyuki Murakami
Newspaperman Newspaperman   See fewer
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Hirayoshi Aono
Newspaperman Newspaperman   See fewer
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Toranosuke Ogawa
Park Section Chief Park Section Chief   See fewer
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Taizô Fukami
Man at Baseball Field Man at Baseball Field   See fewer
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Katao Kawasaki
Worker in Civil Engineering Worker in Civil Engineering   See fewer
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Keiichirô Katsumoto
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Fujio Nagahama
Worker in Sewage Section Worker in Sewage Section   See fewer
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Akira Sera
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Ichirô Chiba
Policeman Policeman   See fewer
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Akira Tani
Bar Owner Bar Owner   See fewer
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Yôyô Kojima
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Haruko Toyama
Woman at Cabaret Woman at Cabaret   See fewer
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Mie Asô
Woman at Cabaret Woman at Cabaret   See fewer
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Rasa Saya
Stripper Stripper   See fewer
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Junpei Natsuki
Hand-Washing Cancer Patient (uncredited) Hand-Washing Cancer Patient (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sachio Sakai
Yakuza (uncredited) Yakuza (uncredited)   See fewer
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8.3 / 10 | 59,883 votes