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  1. Enrico Benarivo's rating of the film Battle Royale

  2. Chihao Tsang's rating of the film Battle Royale

    Still brillant almost 20 years later

  3. Barbara Martire's rating of the film Battle Royale

    everything that will lead to Hunger Games and Fortnite

  4. Masoud Einabadi's rating of the film Battle Royale

  5. Mellow Dude's rating of the film Battle Royale

  6. Andre Bontorim's rating of the film Battle Royale

    Just rewatched it and still rolds up

  7. Aditya Watts's rating of the film Battle Royale

    Jul'18 - What the shit was this!? Such terrible filmmaking! I had to force myself through it at 3x. Utter trash

  8. Noah Hunt's rating of the film Battle Royale

    Before Hunger Games, there was Battle Royale. Not your typical teenage high school drama, Battle Royale sees a class of 9th grade students pitted against one another in a battle to the death. Ultra gory moments are packed in to this film that serves a cynical look at Japanese society and expectations.

  9. Leif Erikson's rating of the film Battle Royale

    I'm taking this game very seriously. I'm playing for real.

  10. soyvirgo's rating of the film Battle Royale

    dont know why anyone would make a hunger games when this is all u need

  11. Bob's rating of the film Battle Royale

    For most of the part, this is the most intense the movie can get. Total number of protagonists - that exceeds over 40 in a two hour movie - is handled in a way that every character has some kind of a backstory. So, none of them feels like a statistic as they are being broadcasted after each murder count. And because of that, the ending fails to reach the same profoundness since it's too busy trying to be meaningful.

  12. Maratka Alarma's rating of the film Battle Royale

  13. FISCHER's rating of the film Battle Royale

    Une oeuvre d'anticipation qui fait froid dans le dos, malgré la présence d'un constant humour noir et cynique, toujours présent en filigrane, dans cette incroyable chasse à l'homme et cette quête désespérée d'une hypothétique survie... www.cinefiches.com

  14. lucia lurzo's rating of the film Battle Royale

  15. lina maj's rating of the film Battle Royale

    Interesting how one gets used to this quite shocking concept of students brutally killing each other pretty fast and from then on it's like watching a video game being played out for you. Fantastic that Takeshi Kitano's drawings were used.

  16. Matthew Martens's rating of the film Battle Royale

    For all you scholars researching the roots of Japan's slow-motion demographic disaster, urtext alert: this one's for you--feast your eyes. Also cover them; things are going to get gross fast. Just how riveting, winningly goofy, dreamily thoughtful and unexpectedly moving could this post-Lord of the Flies, pre-Hunger Games satire of the vagaries of humanity in extremis possibly be, you may ask? Roughly, lots.

  17. Aaken's rating of the film Battle Royale

    Based on a novel and manga which were themselves based on 'Lord of the Flies', it is merciless, cruel, never self indulgent, with a good dose of dark humour. The young actors are all rising up to Takeshi Kitano, who adds a level of demented madness to his character. BR inspired the 'Hunger Game' book and the film franchise that followed... (no comment)

  18. F/K's rating of the film Battle Royale

    The start of it all, the film that influenced and inspired many films and video games later to come. Still holds up just as the moment it was released back then in 2000

  19. The Macho King's rating of the film Battle Royale

    A allegory on youth, generational resentment, disillusionment from society/peers & of regret in ones life. It's also satirical and a dark comedy, a hilarious one at that. Can't get over the transfer student runnin' around with the Uzi like he's in a John Woo movie. Where it surprisingly excels aside from it's absurdity, is the fleeting moments it distance itself from the slaughter for one of reflection & melancholy.

  20. Mtume Gant's rating of the film Battle Royale

    3.5 Like it works but sometimes I wish it didn't feel like it had to live in camp to get it done. But I get it though. Just felt like he could have rounded it a bit more

  21. Kelvin Thompson's rating of the film Battle Royale

    3-4. What emerges really clearly is that these kids could have lived if they stuck together, but that conforming to the system won't necessarily save you. Japanese in spirit, but doesn't really emphasize rebuilding the system, even though it values the right aspect of human social bonding. So it's a bit novel in that respect. It also deftly defies convention in small ways here and there. I really liked it, overall.

  22. yuju's rating of the film Battle Royale

    Anything with Takeshi Kitano,im up for.

  23. DPach's rating of the film Battle Royale

    I really liked the concept. But I just felt the directing took power out of it.

  24. Igor Leoni's rating of the film Battle Royale

    Not a bad adaptation but certainly doesn't do justice to the book. If only Tarantino had directed this...

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