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Ran (1985)

R
162 min | Action, Drama

In Medieval Japan, an elderly warlord retires, handing over his empire to his three sons. However, he vastly underestimates how the new-found power will corrupt them and cause them to turn on each other...and him.
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Akira Kurosawa (screenplay) | Hideo Oguni (screenplay) | Masato Ide (screenplay) | William Shakespeare (play "King Lear")
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Budget
$ 11,500,000
Opening Wknd
$ 3,567
Gross (USA)
$ 4,135,750
Gross (World)
$ 4,160,924
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Release date
Sep 27, 1985 (United States)

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39 cast members
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Tatsuya Nakadai
Lord Hidetora Ichimonji Lord Hidetora Ichimonji   See fewer
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Akira Terao
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Jinpachi Nezu
Jiro Masatora Ichimonji Jiro Masatora Ichimonji   See fewer
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Daisuke Ryû
Saburo Naotora Ichimonji Saburo Naotora Ichimonji   See fewer
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Mieko Harada
Lady Kaede Lady Kaede   See fewer
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Yoshiko Miyazaki
Lady Sue Lady Sue   See fewer
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Hisashi Igawa
Shuri Kurogane Shuri Kurogane   See fewer
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Kyoami (as Peter) Kyoami (as Peter)   See fewer
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Masayuki Yui
Tango Hirayama Tango Hirayama   See fewer
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Kazuo Katô
Kageyu Ikoma Kageyu Ikoma   See fewer
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Norio Matsui
Shumenosuke Ogura Shumenosuke Ogura   See fewer
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Toshiya Ito
Mondo Naganuma Mondo Naganuma   See fewer
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Kenji Kodama
Samon Shirane Samon Shirane   See fewer
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Mansai Nomura
Tsurumaru (as Takeshi Nomura) Tsurumaru (as Takeshi Nomura)   See fewer
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Takeshi Katô
Koyata Hatakeyama Koyata Hatakeyama   See fewer
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Jun Tazaki
Seiji Ayabe Seiji Ayabe   See fewer
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Hitoshi Ueki
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Seizô Katô
Koyata Hatakeyama (voice) Koyata Hatakeyama (voice)   See fewer
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Tokie Kanda
Sue's lady in waiting (uncredited) Sue's lady in waiting (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sawako Kochi
Hidetora's concubine (uncredited) Hidetora's concubine (uncredited)   See fewer
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Reiko Nanjo
Hidetora's concubine (uncredited) Hidetora's concubine (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kumeko Otowa
Sue's lady in waiting (uncredited) Sue's lady in waiting (uncredited)   See fewer
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Heihachiro Suzuki
Fujimaki's General (uncredited) Fujimaki's General (uncredited)   See fewer
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Susumu Terajima
Foot soldier (uncredited) Foot soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Haruko Tôgô
Kaede's lady in waiting (uncredited) Kaede's lady in waiting (uncredited)   See fewer
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8.2 / 10 | 96,398 votes