Agitator (2001)

Agitator is a Japanese gangster movie directed by Takashi Miike and based on a story by Shigenori Takechi. It premiered at the Tokyo International Film Festival on October 28, 2001.

Movie info

Original title
Transliterated title
Araburu Tamashii-tachi
Premiere date
October 28, 2001
Release date
March 30, 2002
Directed by
Takashi Miike
Written by
Shigenori Takechi (story)
Distributed by
  • Agitator - UK DVD

    Region 2 PAL DVD (English subtitles)

    Label: Tartan (UK)
    Out: May 24, 2004
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A young, rowdy yakuza winds up dead after taking too many liberties at a rival gang’s night club. This leads to an escalation of violence which results in the death of a boss. His underling and close friend Kenzaki Kunihiko vows revenge and an all-out blood bath ensues

Featured Cast

Actor Role
Masaya Kato Masaya Kato Kunihiko
No photo available Taisaku Akino Tsuchiya
Mickey Curtis Mickey Curtis Yokomizo
No photo available Yoshiyuki Daichi Sakuraba
Kenichi Endo Kenichi Endo Muroi
Hakuryu Hakuryu Numata
Masato Ibu Masato Ibu Mizushima
Renji Ishibashi Renji Ishibashi
No photo available Akiko Kana
No photo available Aya Kawamura Kunihiko's Girlfriend
No photo available Shigeo Kobayashi
hiroki-matsukata Hiroki Matsukata Kaito
takashi-miike Takashi Miike Shinozaki
No photo available Ryosuke Miki Torii
Naoto Takenaka Naoto Takenaka Higuchi
koji-tsukamoto Koji Tsukamoto
Yoshiyuki Yamaguchi Yoshiyuki Yamaguchi Otomo


  • Trailer (Japanese)

    Added 8 years ago


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Last Updated 24 Jul 2014 at 23:21