Gonin (1995)

Gonin is a Japanese movie written and directed by Takashi Ishii. It was screened at the Locarno Film Festival in August 1995.

Movie info

Alternate titles
The Five (alternate export title)
Premiere date
August 1995
Release date
September 23, 1995
Directed by
Takashi Ishii
Written by
Takashi Ishii (screenplay)
Distributed by
Shochiku
  • Gonin Pack - US DVD box

    Region 1 DVD box (English subtitles)

    Label: Tokyo Shock (US)
    Out: Oct 31, 2006
    Buy: Amazon.com, Amazon.ca
  • Gonin - UK DVD

    Region 2 PAL DVD (English subtitles)

    Label: Mia (UK)
    Out: Dec 27, 2001
    Buy: Amazon.co.uk
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Plot

A team of five men plot to steal money from the yakuza, but their plan quickly unravels and they end up on the run from hitmen themselves.

Featured Cast

Actor Role
Koichi Sato Koichi Sato Mikihiko Bandai
Masahiro Motoki Masahiro Motoki Junichi Mitsuya
Jinpachi Nezu Jinpachi Nezu Kaname Hizu
Kippei Shiina Kippei Shiina Jimmy
Naoto Takenaka Naoto Takenaka Shohei Ogiwara
Takeshi Kitano Takeshi Kitano Ichiro Kyoya
No photo available Kazuya Kimura Kazuma Shibata
daisuke-iijima Daisuke Iijima
Ryo Iwamatsu Ryo Iwamatsu Man at the toilet
Maiko Kawakami Maiko Kawakami Hostess at Pinky
Chiaki Kuriyama Chiaki Kuriyama Ogiwara's daughter
Hideo Murota Hideo Murota Shikine
Eiko Nagashima Eiko Nagashima Saki
Toshiyuki Nagashima Toshiyuki Nagashima Yasumasa Ogoshi
Kanji Tsuda Kanji Tsuda
Shingo Tsurumi Shingo Tsurumi Shigeru Hisamatsu
Megumi Yokoyama Megumi Yokoyama Nammy

Film series

  1. Gonin (1995)
  2. Gonin 2 (1996)
  3. Gonin Saga (2015)

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Last Updated 17 Jun 2014 at 22:08