In a dystopian future, Japan resorts to extreme measures to control their rebellious youth. The BR Law enables an annual culling, in which a 9th grade class is sent to a remote island where they are forced to hunt and kill each other until there is only one survivor left.
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I talk about this movie a lot. The brutality of the idea blew my mind, does this reflect a developing situation in Japan? The behaviours that occur as a result of the set up are fascinating and not unbelievable.
Just amazing. You end up rooting for the two main characters to make it. Kept me on the edge until the end. It a good look into how twisted humanity and society can be. Friends become enemies, loneliness becomes a centerpiece in this film.
Not what I was expecting but still fantastic. Hard film to find and glad I own it! Who doesn't want to watch 42 Asian school kids kill each other off just because the government says they should. There is more to it than that. Weird basketball and love circles, idk probably lost in translation. Gruesomely funny in alot of the parts but you have to love it. Tarantino's favorite film since 1992. Really worth a watch !
is it just me atau emang film ini menurut gw biasa2 aja.....terlalu sadis?,ga juga,terlalu heart-warming?,ga juga.....biasa aja IMO,ga seperti yang digembar-gemborkan temen2 sekelas gw,ini selera film gw emang rendah ya?
A pitch-black comedy (claiming to be) about an older generation being sick of the callous, disrespectful generation rising behind them. Throw in a dash of eugenics, schoolyard bickering, a popularity contest, and a whole lot of explosive blood-letting, and you've got a really fun movie. "The Hunger Games" pales in comparison.
Searing, wildly entertaining thriller about an economically destroyed Japan, that passes a law requiring one 9th grade class a year to battle to the death until only one victor remains as a way of controlling the youth population. A clear precursor to THE HUNGER GAMES, BATTLE ROYALE has a much darker worldview, as well as a much more vicious sense of humor. Powerfully rendered and heart stopping.
The usual overrated nipponese blood feast. I can't understand most people's obsession with nonsensical, worthless violence, and to worse degree, to see it in a pseudo critic to society, reality shows, moral values of the teenagers, or whatever moronic and empty excuse they had to make it. A pretentious and unbearably silly caricature.