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A.k.a.
High and Low
Year
1963
Runtime
143 min.
Director
Akira Kurosawa
Genres
Crime, Drama, Thriller, Mystery
Rating *
8.4
Votes *
16,704
Checks
4,920
Favs
939
Dislikes
18
Favs/checks
19.1% (1:5)
Favs/dislikes
52:1
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  1. Rohit's avatar

    Rohit

    Extraordinary command on the script and a sheer technical brilliance. A delight! 9 years 4 months ago
  2. xrobin87x's avatar

    xrobin87x

    so far my favorite kurosawa. pleasant surprise! 9 years 5 months ago
  3. rymikes's avatar

    rymikes

    One of his [Kurosawa] strongest for sure, with Toshiro Mifune giving yet another knockout performance. 10 years 1 month ago
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  1. This movie ranks #9 in IMDb's 1960s Top 50
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  2. This movie ranks #15 in iCheckMovies's Most Favorited
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  3. This movie ranks #15 in Kinema Junpo's Top 200 Japanese Films
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  4. This movie ranks #15 in IMDb's Mystery Top 50
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  5. This movie ranks #19 in IMDb's Crime Top 50
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  6. This movie ranks #20 in IMDb's Thriller Top 50
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  7. This movie ranks #24 in The Criterion Collection
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  8. This movie ranks #82 in IMDb's Top 250
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  9. This movie ranks #97 in Tom Vick's Asian Cinema: A Field Guide
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  10. This movie ranks #338 in Sight & Sound's The Greatest Films of All Time
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  11. This movie ranks #340 in Empire's The 500 Greatest Movies of All Time
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  12. This movie ranks #368 in TSPDT's 1,000 Greatest Films
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  13. This movie ranks #371 in TSPDT's 1,000 Noir Films
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  14. This movie ranks #377 in The New York Times's Book of Movies
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