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 $14.50)
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 
Sub-Director:
Koji Yamaguchi 
Yoshiki Matsue 
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 (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 
Jean-Marc Montalto as Ryuk 
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 
Jorge Vasconcellos as Ryuk 
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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