Rank: 8/100 in Top Movie 1985 – Ran: The Greatest Shakespeare Film

Movie Synopsis:
With Ran, legendary director Akira Kurosawa reimagines Shakespeare’s King Lear as a singular historical epic set in sixteenth-century Japan. Majestic in scope, the film is Kurosawa’s late-life masterpiece, a profound examination of the folly of war and the crumbling of one family under the weight of betrayal, greed, and the insatiable thirst for power.

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Movie details:

  • Original Title: 乱
  • Original Language: ja
  • Release Date: 1985-06-01
  • Category 1 (Type): Movie
  • Category 2 (Genres): Action Movie, Drama Movie, History Movie
  • Category 3 (Year): Movie 1985
  • Adult: FALSE
  • Status: Released
  • Studios (Production Companies): Nippon Herald Films, Greenwich Film Productions, Herald Ace, Toho Company, Ltd.
  • Production Countries: Japan, France
  • Budget: $11,500,000.00
  • Revenue: $11,859,533.00
  • Running Time: 160 minutes
  • Director: 
  • Actors: Tatsuya Nakadai, Akira Terao, Jinpachi Nezu, Daisuke Ryû, Mieko Harada
  • YB100 views Counts: 378
  • YB100 Likes: 9
  • Popularity: 17.801
  • Vote Count: 755
  • Vote Average: 8.1

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