Shinjuku Triad Society (Shinjuku kuroshakai: Chaina mafia sens˘)
Shinjuku Triad Society (Shinjuku kuroshakai: Chaina mafia sens˘) (1995)

Takashi Miike's Shinjuku Triad Society is the first of a three-film series known as the Black Society Trilogy. Corrupt cop Tatsuhito disregards any and all regulations in his attempt to bring down Wang, an inhumanely cruel criminal who… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: August 26, 1995
DVD Release Date: August 31, 2004
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Sean Axmaker
Stream on Demand

More sober and deliberately paced film than the wild action thrillers that made Miike's reputation, this dark underworld thriller is also less chaotic and explosive, but it has its share of Miike madness...

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

Typically unpleasant and confusing effort from Takashi Miike...

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Christopher Null

if cop/robber/vengeance themes are your bag, you can get a more intriguing rendition in Dead or Alive

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JY Skacto
<i>Shinjuku Triad Society</i> is an earlier film from Takashi Miike and it is easy to see that he holds nothing back as usual.<p>The plot does… More
Christopher Brown
I'm surprised it's taken me so long to see this excellent film, and I certainly won't take my time with the next 2 in the trilogy. Miike does a… More
El Hombre Invisible
Miike has never been a director to stick to one style of shooting during a film, and here he experiments with different lenses and camerawork to create… More
Lady D'arbanville
Violence, gangs and gay prostitution. This story is interesting straight from the start, dipped a little in the middle, but I mostly enjoyed it. There is an… More