Overall Rank: 21733
Average Rating: 2.1/4
# of Ratings: 11
Theatrical Release Date: 10/03/2008
Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 01/13/2009
Genre: Action, Horror
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Yoshihiro Nishimura
Actors: Eihi Shiina, Sion Sono, Camille LaBry, Mame Yamada, Tsugumi Nagasawa, Keisuke Horibe
Plot: In the future, the police are privatized and self-mutilation is the norm. In this world is Ruka, a cop with a samurai sword and a mission to track down her father's killer. -- Chris Kavan
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Chris Kavan - wrote on 11/08/2010
If you like gallons of spurting blood, plenty of limb loss, decapitations and freakish mutations - then this film's for you! It's over-the-top violence at its best - truly like nothing else. Fun, provided you don't mind all the death.
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Yojimbo - wrote on 02/26/2012
In the near future the Tokyo Police Force has been privatised and face a new enemy in the shape of a gang of shape shifting cyborgs who can turn their bodies into deadly weapons. This is one of those films that could've been fantastic if it hadn't been written and directed by someone with the emotional maturity of Comic book Guy. There are some inventive make up effects and costumes and Eihi (Audition) Shiina is still smoking hot, but the plot was clearly written by a pair of teenage death metal fans who preceded every concept with the phrase "Wouldn't it be, like, way cool if THIS happened a-hyuk a-hyuk...!" The whole thing is just an excuse to dress up hot girls as hookers and schoolgirls in bondage gear and throw buckets of fake blood over them. The characters and plot are next to …
poonhokong - wrote on 04/02/2011
There are movies that contain so much gore, but are making fun of it and obviously are comedies, like Braindead. Some movies wanted to scare you, but fail in every level that make you laugh uncontrollably, like (M. Night Shyamalan) Signs. But how about this one? Is the director aware how hilarious this is? I am not sure.
The movie simply tells you all the facts in the beginning: tokyo police force is privatized; there are some human-transformed monsters who kill polices, called "engineers"; their wounds turns into weapons, and can only be killed by destroying a certain key-shaped tumour in their body; the main protagonist Ruka is a engineer hunter. During the movie we know that Ruka's father was murdered during a protest against the privatization of the police force, and Ruku was …
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