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Evil Dead 2 meets Street Fighter by way of The Matrix in this wild and woolly zombie/yakuza/samurai/kung fu/splatter flick directed by Ryuhei Kitamura. Throughout the world there are 666 portals to the other side; the 444th is Japan and is called the Forest of Resurrection, where good has battled evil for time immemorial. The film opens with prisoner KSC2-303 (Tak Sakaguchi) and his fellow cellmate escaping a maximum-security prison and ending up in the forest where they are supposedly to be picked up by a band of gangsters in a shiny Mercedes and taken to a safer place. Instead, the gangsters… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 69%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A major splatter fest."
‑ Janice Page, Boston Globe
"Over the top gore, and tight choreography help the otherwise cheesy and forgettable attempts at comedy, and repetitive action scenes."
‑ Felix Vasquez Jr., Cinema Crazed
"while on many levels it is a poorly written, hammily acted, cheaply produced piece of crap - damn, it's got some good a** kicking!"
‑ Brian Mckay,
"For a low-budget ghost-yakuza thriller, Versus is a fairly impressive achievement."
‑ Michael Wilmington, Chicago Tribune
"[Proves] the old adage about less being more."
‑ Nick Schager, Lessons of Darkness
"Mayhem, of a unique, frenetic, and almost crazily poetic kind."
‑ Michael W. Phillips, Jr., Goatdog's Movies
"Being dumb is cool, dude, and Versus is as knowingly dumb as a three-chord thrash by The Ramones."
‑ Ian Berriman, SFX Magazine
"Como trash, tem seus bons momentos (especialmente aqueles protagonizados pelo exagerado - e divertido - Matsuda), mas abusa com sua montagem capenga e a longa duração."
‑ Pablo Villaca, Cinema em Cena
"If you don't have fun watching "Versus" then we're gonna have to break out the paddles on you."
‑ Eric Campos, Film Threat
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