Dead or Alive

Dead or Alive

  • R
  • 1999
  • 1 hr 45 min
  • 6.8  (7,553)
  • 49

"Dead or Alive" is an R-rated Japanese action film from 1999 that prominently features yakuza crime syndicates, perverse actions, and over-the-top levels of violence. While ex-yakuza member Ryuichi's small Triad gang is attempting to gain dominance within Shinjuku's criminal underworld, Det. Jojima is seeking to stop the Triad's influence and bring its thugs to justice. This results in a war between Triads and the Shinjuku yakuza, with Ryuichi and Jojima coming to a fateful series of skirmishes. "Dead or Alive" is the first film in a disconnected trilogy that includes "Dead or Alive 2: Birds" and "Dead or Alive: Final."

Dead or Alive
Dead Or Alive
Dead Or Alive

Trailer - 1 min 36 sec

Description
"Dead or Alive" is an R-rated Japanese action film from 1999 that prominently features yakuza crime syndicates, perverse actions, and over-the-top levels of violence. While ex-yakuza member Ryuichi's small Triad gang is attempting to gain dominance within Shinjuku's criminal underworld, Det. Jojima is seeking to stop the Triad's influence and bring its thugs to justice. This results in a war between Triads and the Shinjuku yakuza, with Ryuichi and Jojima coming to a fateful series of skirmishes.

"Dead or Alive" is the first film in a disconnected trilogy that includes "Dead or Alive 2: Birds" and "Dead or Alive: Final."

Dead or Alive is a 1999 action movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 45 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.8 and a MetaScore of 49.

Dead or Alive is available to watch, stream, download and buy on demand at Amazon Prime, Amazon and Apple TV. Some platforms allow you to rent Dead or Alive for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.

  • Release Date
    1999
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    1 hr 45 min
  • Language
    Japanese
  • IMDB Rating
    6.8  (7,553)
  • Metascore
    49