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High and Low (1963)

12 11/26/1963 (US) CrimeDramaMysteryThriller 2h 22m

From Akira Kurosawa, director of "Yojimbo" and "Sanjuro" comes a tense, taut film of a modern "perfect crime" with more excitement than even Hitchcock could create.


An executive of a shoe company becomes a victim of extortion when his chauffeur's son is kidnapped and held for ransom.

  1. Akira Kurosawa

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Evan Hunter


  3. Hideo Oguni


  4. Ryûzô Kikushima


  5. Eijirô Hisaita


Top Billed Cast

  1. Toshirō Mifune

    Toshirō Mifune

    Kingo Gondo

  2. Tatsuya Nakadai

    Tatsuya Nakadai

    Chief Detective Tokura

  3. Kyôko Kagawa

    Kyôko Kagawa

    Reiko Gondo

  4. Tatsuya Mihashi

    Tatsuya Mihashi

    Kawanishi, Gondo's secretary

  5. Isao Kimura

    Isao Kimura

    Detective Arai

  6. Kenjiro Ishiyama

    Kenjiro Ishiyama

    Chief Detective 'Bos'n' Taguchi

  7. Takeshi Katô

    Takeshi Katô

    Detective Nakao

  8. Takashi Shimura

    Takashi Shimura

    Chief of Investigation Section

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High and Low
High and Low

Original Title 天国と地獄

Status Released

Original Language Japanese

Budget -

Revenue -


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