Rank: 62/100 in Top Movie 1980s – Ran: The Greatest Shakespeare Film
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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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  • Original Title: 乱
  • Original Language: ja
  • Release Date: 1985-06-01
  • Category 1 (Type): Movie 1980s
  • 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: Akira Kurosawa
  • Actors: Tatsuya Nakadai, Akira Terao, Jinpachi Nezu, Daisuke Ryû, Mieko Harada
  • YB100 views Counts: 385.00
  • YB100 Likes: 7.00
  • Popularity: 13.05
  • Vote Count: 770.00
  • Vote Average: 8.1

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