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Fist of the North Star (live-action movie)

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Alternative title:
Hokuto no Ken: Punho da Estrela do Norte (Portuguese)
Il ritorno di Kenshiro (Italian)
Ken: Rättvisans kämpe (Swedish)
Kenshiro El Guerrero Invencible (Spanish)
North Star - La légende de Ken le survivant (French)
O Guerreiro da Estrela Polar (Portuguese)
北斗の拳~フィスト・オブ・ザ・ノーススター~ (Japanese)
Objectionable content: Intense
Plot Summary: After an apocalypse, the world is laid to waste. Bandits rule the land, and might makes right the world over. Justice is a dying concept, so a new kind of hero begins to show himself to the people. With his "Fist of the North Star" technique, the man named Kenshiro slaughters those who would do violence upon the innocent. He journeys to violently set justice back in the world, and dreams of one day refinding his beloved Julia. (from manga)
Running time: 103 minutes
Vintage: 1995-04-22
Premiere date:
1995-04-22 (Japan)
Release dates: We have 1
Links: We have 3
Trivia: We have 1
Despite seeing a theatrical release in Japan and Asia, the film was released direct-to-video in North America and Europe.
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Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Dubbing Director: Kanji Fukunaga
Original Manga:
Tetsuo Hara
Translation: Takeshi Kihara
Producer: Aki Komine

Planning: Mitsuru Kurosawa
Technical Director: Kanji Fukunaga
Akira Kamiya as Kenshiro (voice)
Isako Washio as Yulia
Toshio Furukawa as Shin (voice)

Mie Suzuki as Bat (voice)
Tomiko Suzuki as Lynn (voice)

Kōichi Kitamura as Ryūken (voice)
Ryūji Mizuno as Asher (voice)
Tetsuo Kanao as Jackal (voice)
Yōko Soumi as Charlie (voice)

Dai Matsumoto (voice)
Eizō Tsuda (voice)
Hideaki Ono (voice)
Katsuhisa Hōki (voice)
Natsumi Asaoka (voice)
Sayuri Sadaoka (voice)
Shin Aomori (voice)
Shinpachi Tsuji (voice)
Tomohiro Tsuboi (voice)
Tōru Ohkawa (voice)
Yayoi Nakazawa (voice)
Yū Shimaka (voice)
Japanese companies
Adjustment: Omnibus Japan
Production: Tohokushinsha Film Corporation (Japanese dub)
English staff
English cast
Gary Daniels as Kenshiro

Chris Penn as Jackal
Costas Mandylor as Shin
Dante Basco as Bat
Isako Washio as Julia
Malcolm McDowell as Ryuken
Nalona Herron as Lynn

Andre Rosey Brown as Sandman
Chris DeRose as Oswald
Clint Howard as Stalin
Darryl Chan as Novak
David Fralick as Man at Palace
David Loo as AWOL Crossman #2
George Cheung as Neville
Kate Geer as Mother
Kevin Arbouet as Raoh
Leon White as Goliath
Marisa Coughlan as Jenny
Michael Franco as AWOL Crossman #1
Paolo Tocha as Stone
Rowena Guinness as Jill McCarthy
Susan French as Old Woman
Tony Halme as Kemp
Tracey Walter as Paul McCarthy
William L. Nagle as Miner
English companies
French cast
French staff
Bernard Bollet as Kenshiro

Bruno Choël as Lord Shin
Jean-Claude Robbe as Jackal
French companies
Distributor: Antartic Video (DVD)
Spanish cast
Spanish staff
Alfonso Vallés as Kenshirô (Spain dub)
Alicia Laorden as Julia (Spain dub)
Salvador Vidal as Shin (Spain dub)

Albert Trifol Segarra as Bat (Spain dub)
Núria Trifol as Lynn (Spain dub)

Concha García Valero as Charlie (Spain dub)
Jesus Ferrer as Ryûken (Spain dub)
José Antequera as Asher (Spain dub)
Oriol Rafel as Neuter (Spain dub)
Rafael Calvo as Jackal (Spain dub)
Victor Mares as Ryuken
Xavier Fernández as Stalin (Spain dub)
Spanish companies
Broadcaster: Buzz Channel (Spain)
Licensed by: Manga Films (Spain)
Italian staff
Italian cast
Dubbing Director: Isabella Pasanisi
Executive producer: Leopoldo Santovincenzo

Coordination: Violetta Parodi
Dialogues: Emanuela D'Amico
Dubbing Assistant: Viviana Barbetta
Andrea Mete as Kenshiro
Marco Vivio as Lord Shin

Arianna Vignoli as Lynn

Angelo Nicotra as Asher
Laura Lenghi as Charlie
Luigi Ferraro as Neville
Massimo Bitossi as Jackal
Rodolfo Bianchi as Ryuken
Italian companies
Broadcaster: Rai 4
German staff
German companies
Cine Club (DVD)
VCL Communications (VHS)
German cast
Dutch staff
Dutch companies
A-Film Home Entertainment (DVD, 2005)
Arcade Movie Company (VHS; VHS, 1996)
Bridge Entertainment (DVD, 2002)
Dutch cast
Portuguese staff
Portuguese cast
Dubbing Director: Waldir de Oliveira

Screen Inserts:
Paulo Carboni (DVD redub)
Waldir de Oliveira
Affonso Amajones as Kenshiro (DVD dub)
Elcio Sodré as Shin

Bianca Alencar as Lynn (DVD dub)
Yuri Chesman as Bat (DVD dub)

Adriana Pissardini as Charlie (DVD dub)
Carlos Campanile as Ryuken (DVD dub)
Dado Monteiro as Jackal (DVD dub)
Deca Pinheiro as Jill McCarthy (DVD dub)
Fábio de Castro as Neville (DVD dub)
Gessy Fonseca as Anciã (DVD dub)
Gileno Santoro as Paul McCarthy (DVD dub)
Guilherme Lopes as Sandman (DVD dub)
Ivo Roberto as Stalin (DVD dub)
Luiz Antônio Lobue as Paul McCarthy
Sidney Lilla as Asher (DVD dub)

Eudes Carvalho (DVD dub)
Fábio de Castro (DVD dub)
Faduli Costa (DVD dub)
Gileno Santoro (DVD dub)
Ulisses Bezerra (DVD dub)
Portuguese companies
Broadcaster: Rede Globo
Distributor: Alpha Filmes
Dubbing Studio:
Clone (DVD redub)
DVD Distribution: Casablanca Filmes

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