Battle Royale



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.

  1. Kinji Fukasaku


  2. Kenta Fukasaku


  3. Koushun Takami


Top Billed Cast

  1. Takeshi Kitano

    Takeshi Kitano


  2. Tsuyako Kinoshita

    Tsuyako Kinoshita

    Mizuho Inada (Girls #1)

  3. Eri Ishikawa

    Eri Ishikawa

    Yukie Utsumi (Girl #2)

  4. Sayaka Ikeda

    Sayaka Ikeda

    Megumi Eto (Girls #3)

  5. Tomomi Shimaki

    Tomomi Shimaki

    Sakura Ogawa (Girls #4)

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Battle Royale
Battle Royale



Original Title バトル・ロワイアル

Status Released

Release Information

  • December 20, 2000


    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language Japanese

Runtime 1h 54m

Budget $4,500,000.00

Revenue $25,000,000.00



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