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  • The Man Who Stole the Sun (1979)
  • 147 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
The Man Who Stole the Sun (1979)
147 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

A high school science teacher builds an atomic bomb and uses it to extort the nation, but cannot decide what he wants. Meanwhile, a determined cop is catching up to him, as is radiation poisoning.
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Writers
Leonard Schrader (screenplay) (as Renâdo Shureidâ) (story) (as Renâdo Shureidâ) | Kazuhiko Hasegawa (screenplay)
Producer
Cinematographer
Tatsuo Suzuki (as Daruma Suzuki)
Production Designer
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Edit Released
Updated Oct 6, 1979

Release date
Oct 9, 1980 (United States)

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47 cast members
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Bunta Sugawara
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Kenji Sawada
Makoto Kido Makoto Kido   See fewer
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Kimiko Ikegami
Zero Sawai Zero Sawai   See fewer
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Kazuo Kitamura
Tanaka, the Director of the National Police Agency Tanaka, the Director of the National Police Agency   See fewer
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Shigeru Kôyama
Nakayama Nakayama   See fewer
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Kei Satô
Dr. Ichikawa Dr. Ichikawa   See fewer
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Yûnosuke Itô
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Dennis Falt
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Hiroshi Gojô
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Yukiko Inoue
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Yûdai Ishiyama
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Rika Kayama
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Hôsei Komatsu
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Kiyoshi Kurosawa
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Kôjirô Kusanagi
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Yutaka Mizutani
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Midori Mori
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Yôji Mori
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Toshiyuki Nishida
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Saburô Shôji
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Nanako Takahashi
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Chiaki Takayama
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Kyôko Togawa
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Masao Ueda
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Michiyo Yamazoe
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7.5 / 10 | 951 votes