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Letters from Iwo Jima (2006)

R
141 min | Drama, History, War

The story of the battle of Iwo Jima between the United States and Imperial Japan during World War II, as told from the perspective of the Japanese who fought it.
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Writers
Iris Yamashita (screenplay) (story) | Paul Haggis (story) | Tadamichi Kuribayashi (book "Picture Letters from Commander in Chief") | Tsuyoko Yoshido (book editor "Picture Letters from Commander in Chief")
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Editors
Joel Cox | Gary Roach (as Gary D. Roach)
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Budget
$19,000,000
Opening weekend
$89,097
Gross (US & Canada)
$13,756,082
Gross (World)
$68,673,228
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Release date
Feb 2, 2007 (United States)

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Ken Watanabe
General Kuribayashi General Kuribayashi   See fewer
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Tsuyoshi Ihara
Baron Nishi Baron Nishi   See fewer
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Ryo Kase
Shimizu Shimizu   See fewer
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Shidô Nakamura
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Hiroshi Watanabe
Lieutenant Fujita Lieutenant Fujita   See fewer
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Takumi Bando
Captain Tanida Captain Tanida   See fewer
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Takashi Yamaguchi
Kashiwara Kashiwara   See fewer
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Eijiro Ozaki
Lieutenant Okubo Lieutenant Okubo   See fewer
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Hanako Hanako   See fewer
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Nobumasa Sakagami
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Lucas Elliot Eberl
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Sonny Saito
Medic Endo (as Sonny Seiichi Saito) Medic Endo (as Sonny Seiichi Saito)   See fewer
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Hiro Abe
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Toshiya Agata
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Yoshi Ishii
Private Yamazaki Private Yamazaki   See fewer
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Toshi Toda
Colonel Adachi Colonel Adachi   See fewer
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Ken Kensei
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Masashi Nagadoi
Admiral Ichimaru Admiral Ichimaru   See fewer
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Mark Moses
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Roxanne Hart
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Yoshio Iizuka
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Avery Wada
Hashimoto (as Koji Wada) Hashimoto (as Koji Wada)   See fewer
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Japanese Soldier #1 (as Akira Kaneda) Japanese Soldier #1 (as Akira Kaneda)   See fewer
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Shoji Hattori
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Kazuyuki Morosawa
Ito's Guard Ito's Guard   See fewer
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American Marine American Marine   See fewer
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Yukari Black
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Ryan Kelley
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Taishi Mizuno
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Daisuke Tsuji
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Yoshi Ando
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Yutaka Takeuchi
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Tsuguo Mizuno
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7.9 / 10 | 147,151 votes