• Released
  • November 29, 2002
  • Action/Adventure
    Suspense/Thriller
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Dead or Alive: Final Synopsis
A drug lord (Riki Takeuchi) orders a policeman to crush a rebel guerrilla (Terence Yin) .
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TV Guide

By Ken Fox
Compulsively watchable.
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50

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Takashi Miike is a master at making love-'em-or-loathe-'em spectacles, but even fans are likely to consider the final film of his Dead or...
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50

New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
The movies of prolific and popular Japanese director Takashi Miike evoke many emotions -- nausea, excitement, awe, amazement, shock. One...
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40

Variety

By Derek Elley
It's a silly but enjoyable farrago from the cult quickie-meister, again set in an amoral universe-on-a-budget.
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30

The A.V. Club

By Scott Tobias
In Dead Or Alive: Final, Miike trades his grimly comic, sex-and-blood insignia for a self-consciously wacky conflation of Hong Kong action...
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30

Village Voice

By Michael Atkinson
Scene-by-scene, things happen, but you'd be hard-pressed to say what or why; occasionally, a poetic moment leaps out of the soup.
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30

The New York Times

By Stephen Holden
The home-movie crudeness of Dead or Alive: Final indicates it was made on the cheap with minimal preparation.
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