Yakuza Apocalypse: The Great War of the Underworld 極道大戦争 (2015)

Yakuza Apocalypse: The Great War of the Underworld   

極道大戦争「Goku dou dai sensou

Yakuza Apocalypse Film Poster
Yakuza Apocalypse Film Poster

Release Date: June 20th, 2015 (Japan)

UK Release Date: January 06th, 2016

UK Distributor: Manga Entertainment

Running Time: 125 mins.

Director: Takashi Miike

Writer: Yoshitaka Yamaguchi (Screenplay),

Starring: Hayato Ichihara, Riko Narumi, Lily Franky, Reiko Takashima, Kiyohiko Shibukawa, Sho Aoyagi, Mio Yuki, Pierre Taki, Denden, Yayan Ruhian, Yuki Sakurai,

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Criminals and vampires are essentially the same thing: parasites. Criminals live off regular people by robbing them much like vampires suck the blood of the innocent to stay alive. This is an analogy exploited to the fullest by Yakuza Apocalypse when a small town comes under assault from yakuza goons, vampires and, yes, yakuza vampires. It’s a hit and miss affair where fantasy and potential fun are hampered by average writing.

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