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Movie Info

A failed Japanese samurai series becomes a cult classic.

Cast & Crew

Toshi Okuzaki
Takashi Takamoto , Sheimasu Tantai , Mujina Demon Badger King
Masa Yamaguchi
Haruto Kioke , Kurosaki Itto , Sperm
Mayu Iwasaki
Mia Matsumoto , Saku , Yumi the Bat
Kuni Hashimoto
Leiji Nishizaki
Izumi Woods
Izumi Himura , Saku
Nobuaki Shimamoto
Detective Oshiro
Yoji Tatsuta
Cat Talk Host , Old Man
Shinichi Matsuda
Moritaro Kioke
Oscar Harris
Timestryker
Dominic Pearce
Director
Aaron McCann
Screenwriter
Dominic Pearce
Screenwriter
Lauren Brunswick
Producer
Lance Robinson
Original Music
Malcolm Clark
Original Music
Mason Vellios
Original Music
A.J. Coultier
Cinematographer
Steven Aaron Hughes
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Critic Reviews for Top Knot Detective

All Critics (10) | Fresh (10)

  • Top Knot Detective is a fun watch and definitely entertaining, it makes one want to watch the fake television show it touts as so fantastic.

    April 12, 2020 | Rating: 4.5/5 | Full Review…
  • Full of timeless quotes - 'deductive reasoning' being the killer line -, exciting action and great characters, as well as having a brilliant post credits scene; Top Knot Detective is the comedy film that Australia deserves.

    April 4, 2020 | Full Review…
  • A great spectacle, an impressive combination of absurd imagination, hilarious humor and thorough details that all fans of Japanese and cult cinema will definitely cherish.

    October 20, 2019 | Full Review…
  • . The filmmakers are so slick, playing the concept straight as an arrow, that the audience may even believe it to be real if only for a moment.

    June 21, 2019 | Full Review…
  • Top Knot Detective pays homage to an era of television that embraced wooden acting and wonky sets so beloved by the likes of Matthew Holness, Matt Berry and Richard Ayoade.

    April 4, 2019 | Full Review…
  • I really enjoyed Top Knot Detective not only as a comedy, but as an homage and as a drama. It made me feel exactly how I felt back in the early 90's. watching the surreal late-night programming that it, quite honestly, almost made me shed a tear.

    October 31, 2018 | Rating: 4.5/5 | Full Review…

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