Kaiji: The Ultimate Gambler (2009)

Itou Kaiji is a bum who steals car emblems and slashes tires on what seems to be a regular basis. This routine changes one day when he is paid a visit by a man in a trench-coat. Once the two get talking, it seems that the visitor (Calling himself Endou) is a debt collector. The reason for his visit is an unpaid loan which kaiji had previously co-signed for a work-mate (Furuhata Takeshi). The original loan was 30000 yen and once Takeshi had disappeared, the loan then fell on Kaiji. Kaiji is then told of a way to clear the interest compounded debt (which stood at 3,850,000 yen), which involved getting on a boat with others in his position. Once on the boat the debtors would then have to gamble with loaned money, which would end with a few winning, and others getting into deeper debt and having to work to pay of their debts. After some coercing kaiji accepts a position on the boat, in order to clear himself and make a bit of money as well...

  • Tôya Satô

  • Mika Ohmori
  • Nobuyuki Fukumoto

Release Date: 2009-10-10
themoviedb icon 6.3/10
  • Country: JP
  • Language: 日本語
  • Runtime: 130

Watch on

netflix hulu amazon vudu
Yuki Amami
Yuki Amami
Rinko Endo
Teruyuki Kagawa
Teruyuki Kaga...
Yukio Tonegawa
Kei Satō
Kei Satō
Kazutaka Okada
Taro Yamamoto
Taro Yamamoto
Joji Funai
Kenichi Matsuyama
Kenichi Matsu...
Makoto Sahara
Yuriko Yoshitaka
Yuriko Yoshit...
Ken Mitsuishi
Ken Mitsuishi
Koji Ishida
Suzuki Matsuo
Suzuki Matsuo
Taro Otsuki
Ryushin Tei
Ryushin Tei
Tatsuya Fujiwara
Tatsuya Fujiw...
Kaiji Ito
Write one

Sorry, no results found.

Show me another film
Random Artist
Protect yourself from online tracking

Are you sure you want to hide this?