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In the future, the Japanese government captures a class of ninth-grade students and forces them to kill each other under the revolutionary "Battle Royale" act.

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Directed by

Kinji Fukasaku

Written by

Kenta Fukasaku (Screenplay)
Koushun Takami (Novel)

Runtime

114 minutes

Country

Japan

Language

Japanese

Tagline

Could you kill your best friend?

Cast

Keywords

death television soldier survivor battle island game of death school class

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Lists

#344 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#235 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

#295 on 500 Essential Cult Movies Jennifer Eiss

#82 on The 100 Best Films Of World Cinema Empire