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Death Note (live-action movie)

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Alternative title:
Death Note - Il film (Italian)
Death Note: Notatnik śmierci (Polish)
Death Note: O Primeiro Nome (Portuguese)
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
News: Show:
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Blu-ray (Region A)
    Death Note Movie Collection (Blu-ray) 2010-08-24 (from $99.00)
Blu-ray + DVD combo
    Death Note / Death Note: The Last Name Double Feature (BD+DVD) 2019-01-22 (from $21.96)
Blu-ray (Region B)
    Death Note 1 & 2 [UK] (Sub.Blu-ray) 2010-09-20
DVD (Region 1)
    Death Note (DVD) 2008-09-16 (from $38.00)
DVD (Region 4)
    Death Note 1 & 2 Special Edition (DVD) 2008-02-13
DVD (Region 2)
    Death Note (Sub.DVD) 2009-01-05 (from $16.98)
    Death Note 1 & 2 (Sub.DVD) 2009-10-26 (from $28.00)
    Death Note [Limited Edition] (Sub.DVD) 2008-07-28

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Shusuke Kaneko
Screenplay: Tetsuya Ōishi
Music: Kenji Kawai
Original Manga:
Takeshi Obata
Tsugumi Ohba
Art Director: Hajime Oikawa
Director of Photography: Hiroshi Takase
Executive producer: Seiji Okuda
Camera: Hiroshi Takase
Editing: Yousuke Yafune
Gaffer: Koichi Watanabe
Set Decoration: Toshiaki Takahashi
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
Shidō Nakamura as Ryuuk (voice of)
Shigeki Hosokawa as Raye Penber
Shunji Fujimura as Watari
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 staff
English cast
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

Alistair Abell as Interviewer
Andrew Kavadas as Matsubara
Brian Dobson as
Kiichiro Osoreda
Prison Guard
Pursuing Cop
Subway Announcer
Brian Drummond as Sasaki
Cathy Weseluck as
Middle School Student
Pro-Kira Student
Shinjuku Reporter
Jeremy From as
Hirokazu Ukita 
Kanzo Mogi
John Murphy as Kanzo Mogi 
Kathleen Barr as
Female Kira Announcer
Newspaper Woman
Kelly Sheridan as
Computer Student
Middle School Student
Kristie Marsden as Sayu Yagami
Lalainia Lindbjerg as
Screaming Woman
Louis Chirillo as
Takuo Shibuimaru
Yusuke Hibisawa
Michael Adamthwaite as
News Anchor
Pursuing Cop
Michael Dobson as
Hirokazu Ukita
Misa's Manager
Ryotaro Sakashiro
Michael Donovan as
Audience Member
Backup Officer
Takuo's Friend
Nicole Oliver as Hostage
Peter New as
Pro-Kira Student
Show Director
Richard Newman as Saeki Kitamura
Saffron Henderson as
Audience Member
Female Anchor
Pro-Kira Student
Sachiko Yagami
Shannon Chan-Kent as Computer Student
Simon Hayama as Katsuya Seta
Ted Cole as
Lind L. Tailor
News Anchor
Prison Guard
Takuo's Friend
Trevor Devall as
Audience Member
Congressman Murao
News Anchor
News Reporter
Shuichi Aizawa
Vincent Tong as
Computer Student
Pro-Kira Student
Takeshi Murao
Tota Matsuda
English companies
ADR Production: The Ocean Group
4Digital Media (UK)
Eastern Eye (Australia & New Zealand)
Warner Home Video (Blu-ray; United States and Canada)
Internet Streaming: AnimeLab (Australia and New Zealand)
Licensed by:
FUNimation Entertainment (2018)
Madman Entertainment (Australia and New Zealand)
Viz Media (expired)
Logo Design: jaPRESS
Recording Studio: Ocean Studios
Sleeve Design: jaPRESS
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: KAZÉ
Spanish staff
Spanish cast
ADR Director: Maria Rosa Guillén (Spain dub)
Translation: Maite Madinabeitia (Spain dub)
Executive producer: José Luis Puertas (Jonu Media)
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)
Pedro Molina as Raye Penber (Spain dub)
Rafael Turia as Watari (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
Dubbing Studio: CYO Studios (Spain dub)
Internet Streaming:
Filmin (Spain)
YouTube (Latin America; subtitled)
Licensed by:
Jonu Media (Spain)
Mediatres Estudio (Spain; 2016)
Translation: Daruma Serveis Lingüístics (Spain dub)
Italian staff
Italian cast
Paolo Calabrese as Light Yagami

Giuliana Atepi as Shiori Kashino
Luca Ghignone as Ryuk
Marcello Cortese as Souichiro Yagami
Renata Bertolas as Naomi Misora

Sergio Romanò as Police Chief
Italian companies
Distributor: Dynit
Internet Streaming: VVVVID
German staff
German cast
Kim Hasper as Light Yagami

Magdalena Turba as Misa Amane
Peter Groeger as Watari
Sascha Rotermund as Ryuuk
Thomas Wolff as Souichirou Yagami
German companies
Distributor: Panini Video
Portuguese staff
Portuguese cast
ADR Director:
Jorge Vasconcellos
Renan Vidal (redub)
Translation: Gregory Bezerra (redub)
Ana Lúcia Menezes as Misa Amane
José Leonardo as Light Yagami

Guilherme Briggs as Raye Penber
José Santacruz as Watari
Júlio Chaves as Soichiro Yagami (redub)
Márcio Simões as Ryuk (redub)
Mauro Ramos as Souichirou Yagami
Priscila Amorim as Naomi Misora

Duda Espinoza as Kanzo Mogi
Eduardo Dascar as Shuichi Aizawa
Luiz Sérgio Vieira as Tota Matsuda
Márcia Morelli as Sachiko Yagami
Pamella Rodrigues as Sayu Yagami
Reginaldo Primo as Hirokazu Ukita (redub)
Portuguese companies
Broadcaster: Rede Telecine
Dubbing Studio:
Drei Marc (redub)
Internet Streaming:
Licensed by:
Sato Company (2017)
Viz Media (expired)

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