Beyond Outrage
Beyond Outrage (2014)

With BEYOND OUTRAGE, action cinema master Takeshi Kitano returns to the hard boiled characters, black comedy and unflinching violence of his crime masterpiece OUTRAGE. This time, a manipulative police crackdown on organized crime has… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: January 3, 2014
DVD Release Date: March 11, 2014
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Critic Score: 44% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Tom Keogh
Seattle Times

This is a story largely made up of scenes of men talking in offices, but without the delicious and satirical sense of a whole-cloth gangster world set apart by its own rhythms and internalized rituals of violence ...

Matt Zoller Seitz

An intelligently composed, crisply edited, sometimes amusing but otherwise unremarkable cross/double cross gangster picture.

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Violet Lucca
The L Magazine

Another cash-grab that unfortunately wears its cheapness on its sleeve.

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Ignatiy Vishnevetsky
AV Club

Kitano's considerable gifts as a screenwriter and stylist-namely, his talent for staging violent outbursts and conveying narrative through elliptical cuts-are enough to sustain the film as a twisty, cynical underworld yarn.

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Nicolas Rapold
New York Times

The strategy and strategizing of "Beyond Outrage" ... feel like overkill (if you'll pardon the expression).

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Jonathan Romney
Film Comment Magazine

What prevails throughout Beyond Outrage is a rigorous, downbeat classicism.

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Kyle Smith
New York Post

"Beyond Outrage" fails to live up to its title as Japanese superstar Takeshi Kitano can't find much in the way of fresh ideas for the genre.

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Justin Chang

The narrative haze clears eventually, and the action-dialogue ratio balances out with a succession of swift, punchy setpieces.

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Robert Levin

Plays like a movie made for Takeshi devotees and super fans of the genre at the expense of everyone else.

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Flixster Audience Score: 56% Flixster User Reviews
Jesse Ortega
This is a pretty good follow up to Outrage. I really don't remember much from the original, but I do remember very much liking the film. Part of the… More