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Ichi the Killer (2001)

R
129 min | Action, Crime, Drama

As sadomasochistic yakuza enforcer Kakihara searches for his missing boss he comes across Ichi, a repressed and psychotic killer who may be able to inflict levels of pain that Kakihara has only dreamed of achieving.
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Writers
Sakichi Sato (screenplay) | Hideo Yamamoto (manga)
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Budget
$1,400,000
Opening weekend
$2,750
Gross (US & Canada)
$20,285
Gross (World)
$80,631
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Release date
May 19, 2003 (United States)

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27 cast members
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Tadanobu Asano
Kakihara Kakihara   See fewer
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Nao Ohmori
Ichi (as Nao Ômori) Ichi (as Nao Ômori)   See fewer
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Paulyn Sun
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Susumu Terajima
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Shun Sugata
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Tôru Tezuka
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Yoshiki Arizono
Nakazawa Nakazawa   See fewer
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Kiyohiko Shibukawa
Ryu Long (as Kee) Ryu Long (as Kee)   See fewer
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Suzuki Matsuo
Jirô / Saburô Jirô / Saburô   See fewer
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Jun Kunimura
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Kaneko (as Hiroyuki Tanaka) Kaneko (as Hiroyuki Tanaka)   See fewer
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Moro Morooka
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Hôka Kinoshita
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Mai Goto
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Rio Aoki
Miyuki Miyuki   See fewer
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Yoshiyuki Morishita
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Setchin Kawaya
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Yuki Kazamatsuri
Yakuza Girl Yakuza Girl   See fewer
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Sakichi Sato
Man Kicking Ichi Man Kicking Ichi   See fewer
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Kaori Sugawara
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Hideo Sako
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7 / 10 | 48,991 votes