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Summary An adaptation of William Shakespeare’s King Lear, Ran considers the disastrous consequences of Lord Hidetora Ichimonji’s (Tatsuya Nakadai) decision to split his kingdom among his three sons.

Ran

Metascore Universal Acclaim Based on 21 Critic Reviews
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97
User Score Universal Acclaim Based on 213 User Ratings
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Summary An adaptation of William Shakespeare’s King Lear, Ran considers the disastrous consequences of Lord Hidetora Ichimonji’s (Tatsuya Nakadai) decision to split his kingdom among his three sons.

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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 21 Critic Reviews
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95% Positive
20 Reviews
5% Mixed
1 Review
0% Negative
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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 21 Critic Reviews
97
95% Positive
20 Reviews
5% Mixed
1 Review
0% Negative
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User Score
Universal Acclaim Based on 213 User Ratings
8.5
87% Positive
186 Ratings
8% Mixed
18 Ratings
4% Negative
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Universal Acclaim Based on 213 User Ratings
8.5
87% Positive
186 Ratings
8% Mixed
18 Ratings
4% Negative
9 Ratings

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Production Company Greenwich Film Productions, Herald Ace, Nippon Herald Films
Release Date Dec 20, 1985
Duration 2 h 40 m
Rating R
Academy Awards, USA
• 1 Win & 4 Nominations
Golden Globes, USA
1 Nomination
Awards of the Japanese Academy
• 3 Wins & 7 Nominations