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Fist of the North Star (live-action movie)

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Alternative title:
Fist of the North Star - Der Erlöser (German)
Hokuto no Ken: Punho da Estrela do Norte (Portuguese)
Il ritorno di Kenshiro (Italian)
Ken le survivant (French)
Ken: Rättvisans kämpe (Swedish)
Kenshiro El Guerrero Invencible (Spanish)
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 a nuclear holocaust occurred, the entire Earth is now a life-less wasteland that holds little nautral resources. Mankind is at the verge of exstinction as those who are strong would try to rule over the weak and help-less. A wandering martial artist appears and only kills off those who torment the weak. Kenshiro is the name of the wandering martial artist. Using the art of killing a man by hitting the vital points of the body's nerves, gives Kenshiro a winning chance for his own goal.
Running time: 103 minutes
Production cost: ¥700,000,000 ($7,000,000)
Vintage: 1995-04-22
Premiere date:
1995-04-22 (Japan)
Release dates: We have 1
Links: We have 3
Trivia: We have 6
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
Original Manga:
Tetsuo Hara
Translation: Takeshi Kihara
Producer: Aki Komine

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

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

Kōichi Kitamura as Ryuken (voice)
Ryuji Mizuno as Asher (voice)
Tetsuo Kanao as Jackal (voice)
Yoko Soumi as Charlie (voice)

Dai Matsumoto (voice)
Eizou Tsuda (voice)
Hideaki Ono (voice)
Katsuhisa Houki (voice)
Natsumi Asaoka (voice)
Sayuri Sadaoka (voice)
Shin Aomori (voice)
Shinpachi Tsuji (voice)
Tomohiro Tsuboi (voice)
Toru Ohkawa (voice)
Yayoi Nakazawa (voice)
Yū Shimaka (voice)
Japanese companies
Adjustment: Omnibus Japan
Production: Tohokushinsha Film Corporation (Japanese dub)
English staff
English cast
Director: Tony Randel
Art Director: Wendy Guidery
Executive producer: Taka Ichise
Cinematography: Jacques Haitkin
Editing: Sonny Baskin
Planning: Mitsuru Kurosawa
Production Design: Clark Hunter
Production manager: Thomas Calabrese
Stunts: Danny Wynands
Costas Mandylor as Shin
Gary Daniels as Kenshiro
Isako Washio as Julia

Dante Basco as Bat
Kevin Arbouet as Raoh
Nalona Herron as Lynn

Andre Rosey Brown as Sandman
Chris DeRose as Oswald
Chris Penn as Jackal
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
Leon White as Goliath
Malcolm McDowell as Ryuken
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
Spanish staff
Spanish cast
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
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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