Kataude mashin gâru (The Machine Girl)
Kataude mashin gâru (The Machine Girl) (2008)

A teenage girl shows the mob who's boss in this over-the-top blend of action, horror, and comedy. Ami (Minase Yashiro) is a seemingly ordinary Japanese schoolgirl who refuses to turn a blind eye when thugs at her school subject her… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: May 23, 2008
DVD Release Date: June 3, 2008
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Critic Score: 63% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
V.A. Musetto
New York Post

Nonstop violence, gallons of spurting blood, outrageous humor (a kitchen scene is a hoot), extreme vomiting, a drill bra, human sushi and tempura, and other perversity.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

It thrives on being nothing but another mediocre Asian entry that's cooler in description than it manages to be as a film...

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Rob Gonsalves

Though bored at times by the repetitive artlessness of the gore ... I was entertained by the movie's sheer heedless hunger for the junk it's chewing up and spitting out.

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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

A riotous blend of arterial spray and grindhouse glee.

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Brian Chen

one of those movies that is successful only because it tries to be bad

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Russell Edwards

Shameless gore, gallows humor and guilty pleasures are the byproducts of a mechanical plot and impressive helming.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

It's smart enough to really cut loose and relaxed enough to be funny.

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Flixster Audience Score: 62% Flixster User Reviews
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Lee ?
Outlandish Japanese (where else?) gore-fest about a high school girl on a quest for revenge against the boys responsibe for the death of her young brother - the… More
xGary Xx
The brother of a high school girl is bullied to death by the son of a Yakuza and she wreaks her revenge using a prosthetic arm fashioned from a machine gun.… More
Kylie B
It's hyper-violent and over-the-top in gore which makes it unrealistic and amusing. We're talking ordinary people breaking out in skilled violent… More
JY Skacto
Noboru Iguchi takes low budget to another level with <i>The Machine Girl</i>.<p>There isn't a much to think about when it comes to the… More
Lanning : )
Wonderful. Definitely fits the label: So bad it's good. A must see.