Directed by the master of 70s Yakuza thrillers Kinji Fukasaku and featuring Kill Bill star Chiaki Kuriyama, and the great Takeshi Kitano, Battle Royale is the movie that helped to define extreme Asian cinema in the 21st Century.
In a world where teenagers have no respect and adults are losing control there can be only one solution: Battle Royale! Now, see what happens when you let a high school class loose on an island, arm them and then give them a simple choice... Kill your friends or have them kill you.
Director: Kinji Fukasaku
Cast: Tatsuya Fujiwara, Aki Maeda, Taro Yamamoto, Takeshi Kitano
Genre: Dystopian Action
Language: Japanese (with English subtitles)
Runtime: 114 minutes
Limited Edition Steelbook Features:
- New restored transfer in glorious high definition 1080p
- New subtitle translation
- Original theatrical trailer
- The making of Battle Royale: The Experience of 42 High School Students
- Booklet featuring writing on the film by Japanese cinema expert Tom Mes and a reprinted interview with director Kinji Fukasaku, illustrated with original archive stills