As sadomasochistic yakuza enforcer Kakihara searches for his missing boss he comes across Ichi, a repressed and psychotic killer who may be able to inflict levels of pain that Kakihara has only dreamed of.

  1. Takashi Miike


  2. Sakichi Satô


Top Billed Cast

  1. Tadanobu Asano

    Tadanobu Asano


  2. Nao Omori

    Nao Omori


  3. Shinya Tsukamoto

    Shinya Tsukamoto


  4. Paulyn Sun

    Paulyn Sun

    Karen (as Alien Sun)

  5. Susumu Terajima

    Susumu Terajima

    Suzuki (as Sabu)

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Ichi the Killer
Ichi the Killer


Original Title 殺し屋1

Status Released

Release Information

  • May 19, 2003


Original Language Japanese

Runtime 2h 9m

Budget $1,400,000.00

Revenue -



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