Shield of Straw (2013)

  |  Thriller


Shield of Straw (2013) Poster

A team of cops must protect an accused killer with a billion-yen bounty on his head.


6.2/10
2,445

Reviews & Commentary

Add a Review


User Reviews


31 August 2018 | grahamcarter-1
8
| Comment not a review
Enjoyed it! Straight forward (for a Miike film). It would be a great double bill with Clint Eastwood's 1977 flick The Gauntlet. It is very close in plot and theme with The Gauntlet, which I've found to be an overlooked title that, although a then contemporary cop drama it could have been a spaghetti western (not surprising considering Eastwood's origins with the spaghetti and it's links to samurai films). Becomes much darker as it becomes more personal than political in comparison to The Gauntlet; however I think that paints an adequate picture of Shield Of Straw. Check it out!

Metacritic Reviews


Critic Reviews


Details

Release Date:

26 April 2013

Language

Japanese


Country of Origin

Japan

Filming Locations

Tokyo, Japan

Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$17,876,628

Contribute to this page

Vintage Looks: Stars at the Beach

Turn back the clock and hit the beach with some of our favorite classic Hollywood stars.

See the entire gallery

6 Shows Everyone's Still Talking About

It's not too late to join in the conversation on the buzzworthy shows that IMDb users can't get enough of. Catch up with our recommendations.

Watch the video

Around The Web

 | 

Provided by Taboola

More To Explore

Search on Amazon.com