Create Game Lists on MeltedJoystick.com
FilmCrave home
   Movies  Members
Search +
Searching... Close  
Are you sure you want to delete this comment?
  
 
  Login Using Facebook
Twitter
 
 
 

Sonatine (1998) Movie Information

Your Rating:
   
Sonatine (1998)
  Write Review +  Request correction + Add to List: Add to movie list 

Overall Rank:

6537

Avg. Rating:

2.64/4

# of Ratings:

11

Genres:

Action, Crime

Rating:

R

Language:

Japanese

Theater Date:

04/10/1998

Director:

Takeshi Kitano

Actors:

Takeshi Kitano
Aya Kokumai
Tetsu Watanabe
Masanobu Katsumura
Susumu Terajima
Ren Ôsugi

 

 

 

 

Plot Outline:

Related Movie Lists

Movies I've Watched by Chris Ghost movies of 1998 by skater4159
Top Movie List by Yojimbo Criterion Extended by afoss
Top Movie List by tkr21 Top Films of 1993 by Neobowler
Top Movie List by revmem Top Movie List by goodoldparanoia

Full Movie Reviews

  Yojimbo
Yojimbo
Movie God
 

12/14/2011 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

"Sonatine" by Yojimbo

A prosperous Yakuza is sent by his boss to settle a gang war between rival factions but when the violence escalates he begins to suspect that the whole situation is a set up designed to steal his turf. Sonatine is the film where Beat Takeshi began to perfect his trademark style of laconic, offbeat characters embroiled within a world of violence that is streaked with his blackest of the black sense of humour. It's probably one of the most laidback gangster films you will ever see, as despite the sporadic bursts of dramatic and extreme violence much of the film is spent with the off duty gangsters while they are bored and bonding on a sleepy beach front. In fact, the lack of glamorisation of the bloodshed and the unsentimental approach to the characters and their relationships make this pre...

Rating of
3.5/4 

read more +
 
Write comment +View all reviews + Was this review helpful? Yes   No
 
 
 
Log In
Help on how to log into FilmCrave
Login with Facebook
Login with FilmCrave
 
 
What Members Are Doing
Movie Talk
New Movie Reviews
New Movie Lists
Top Movie List by Michael
Movies of 2017 by Stoney McStonerson
2017 by Randall
2013 by Karmand
Movies I've Seen by M3tr4nk0
2017 Rated and Ranked by Chris Kavan
Best Horror Films of all Time by cacb3995
Top Movie List by Seth

 

 

 

Contact FilmCrave Public Relations    

Advertise and Business

Developer API

Contact Us

Jobs

About us

SiteMap

 

Support FilmCrave

FAQ and Help

News and Press

Terms of Use

Privacy