Two contract killers cross paths in the middle of the same job and realize they are childhood friends. Together they take a break from killing and visit the small island they once called home. After reflecting on their past lives they decide to team up and use their talents in killing for good... much to the upset of the crime syndicates.

Fantasia International Film Festival, 2001

BFI London International Film Festival, 2001

Buenos Aires International Festival of Independent Cinema, 2002

Vancouver International Film Festival, 2001

The cult trilogy by Takashi Miike

IMDb: 7,0 from 2 512 users

"Never mind that the whole of Japan (and possibly the world) was destroyed at the end of Dead or Alive, the stars are back for more bloodshed and willful destruction of property in the continuation of Takashi Miike’s Japanese blood feud saga."


Takashi Miike
2000 | Japan | Crime, Thriller | 97'