Death Note (live-action movie)

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[ adapted from Death Note (manga) ]

Related anime:
    Death Note: The Last Name (live-action movie) (sequel)
      L change the WorLd (live-action movie) (sequel)

Alternative title:
Death Note: Notatnik śmierci (Polish)
Тетрадь смерти (Russian)
デスノート (Japanese)
Themes: police
Plot Summary: Yagami Light is a brilliant college student who, one day, finds a notebook simply titled "Death Note." Inside of this book is a list of rules and details as for the use of the "Death Note." When he realizes the power he holds, he decides he's going to make over the world. He wants to make it into a better place by killing those who do others harm. He has been nicknamed by the police "Kira." L, a brilliant detective who lives in secrecy, rises from the shadows and puts his life on the line trying to capture Light. Both L and Light believe themselves on the side of Justice, and the two match wits trying to show exactly which of them is "good" and which of them is "evil."
Running time: 110 minutes
Vintage: 2006-06-17
Premiere date:
2006-06-17 (Japan)
2006-08-10 (Hong Kong)
2006-09-08 (Taiwan)
2006-10-19 (Singapore)
2007-04-21 (USA - Newport Beach Film Festival)
2007-07-24 (Germany, 21st Fantasy Film Festival)
2007-09-27 (Australia, Reel Asia Film Festival)
Release dates: We have 1
Opening Theme:
"Dani California" by Red Hot Chili Peppers
Ending Theme:
"Manatsu no Yoru no Yume" by Suga Shikao
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Blu-Ray
    Death Note Movie Collection (Blu-Ray) 2010-08-24 (from $29.98)
DVD (Region 1)
    Death Note (DVD) 2008-09-16 (from $14.53)
DVD (Region 4)
    Death Note 1 & 2 Special Edition (DVD) 2008-02-13

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Shusuke Kaneko
Music: Kenji Kawai
Original Manga:
Takeshi Obata
Tsugumi Ohba

Camera: Hiroshi Takase
Theme Song Performance:
Red Hot Chili Peppers (OP)
Shikao Suga (ep)
Erika Toda as Misa Amane
Tatsuya Fujiwara as Light Yagami

Asaka Seto as Naomi Misora
Shidou Nakamura as Ryuuk(voice of)
Shigeki Hosokawa as Raye Penber
Shunji Fujiwara as Watari
Takeshi Kaga as Souichirou Yagami
Yuu Kashii as Shiori Akino

Hikari Mishima as Sayu Yagami
Ikuji Nakamura as Kanzo Mogi
Matt Lagan as Lind L. Taylor
Michiko Godai as Sachiko Yagami
Shin Shimizu as Shuichi Aizawa
Sota Aoyama as Touta Matsuda
Tatsuhito Okuda as Ukita
Japanese companies
English cast
English staff
(none)
Brad Swaile as Light Yagami
Shannon Chan-Kent as Misa Amane

Ashleigh Ball as Shiori Akino
Brian Drummond as Ryuk
Chris Britton as Soichiro Yagami
Michael Adamthwaite as Raye Iwamatsu
Nicole Oliver as Naomi Misora
Ron Halder as Watari

Jeremy From as Hirokazu Ukita
John Murphy as Kanzo Mogi
Kristie Marsden as Sayu Yagami
Saffron Henderson as Sachiko Yagami
Trevor Devall as Shuichi Aizawa
Vincent Tong as Tota Matsuda
English companies
Distributor:
4Digital Media Ltd (UK)
Eastern Eye (Australia & New Zealand)
Distrubtor: NEW PEOPLE, Inc. (US)
Licensed by:
Madman Entertainment (Australia and New Zealand)
Viz Media
French staff
French cast
Translation: Yukio Reuter
Constance Lecavelle as Misa Amane
Olivier Korol as Light Yagami

Cyrille Monge as Watari
Magali Rosenzweig as Naomi Misora
philippe Valmont as Soichiro Yagami

Jean-Yves Brignon as Tota Matsuda
Luc Boulad as Détective Ukida
Nayeli Forest as Shiori Kashino

French companies
Distributor: Kaze
Spanish staff
Spanish cast
ADR Director: Maria Rosa Guillén (Spain dub)
Translation: Maite Madinabeitia (Spain dub)
Núria Trifol as Misa Amane(Spain dub)
Roger Pera as L(Spain dub)
Sergio Zamora as Light Yagami(Spain dub)

Alfonso Vallés as Ryuuk(Spain dub)
Alicia Laorden as Naomi Misora(Spain dub)
Graciela Molina as Shiori Akino(Spain dub)
Juan Carlos Gustems as Souichirou Yagami(Spain dub)
Pere Molina as Ray Penbar(Spain dub)
Rafael Turia as Watari / Quillsh Yammy(Spain dub)

David Jenner as Touta Matsuda(Spain dub)
Luis Grau as Kanzou Mogi(Spain dub)
Roser Vilches as Sayu Yagami(Spain dub)
Spanish companies
Distributor: Jonu Media (Spain)
Dubbing Studio: CYO Studios (Spain dub)
Translation: DARUMA (Spain dub)
German staff
German companies
(none)
Distributor: Panini Video
German cast
(none)
Portuguese staff
Portuguese cast
(none)
Ana Lúcia Menezes as Misa Amane
José Leonardo as Light Yagami

Guilherme Briggs as Raye Penber
José Santacruz as Watari
Mauro Ramos as Souichirou Yagami
Priscila Amorim as Naomi Misora

Eduardo Dascar as Shuichi Aizawa
Luiz Sérgio Vieira as Tota Matsuda
Portuguese companies
Dubbing Studio: Cinevídeo
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