When Lupin heads to the kingdom of Zufu to pilfer its treasure, he incurs the wrath of its psychotic ruler General Headhunter, who places a dead-or-alive bounty on his head that many intend to collect.
An aquamarine gemstone, the Mermaid's Scale, appears in a secret, underground auction. Lupin is coerced by the gem's owner to steal it. He quickly discovers that the stone is a forgery and ... See full summary »
Wearing his signature red jacket, Lupin aims to steal the "Ice Cube" treasure from the military organization "Nighthawks". However, another Lupin shows up dressed in the older signature ... See full summary »
Chinese Kingpin Chin Chin Chu is after a dragon figurine that's a key to creating an alloy said to be greater than Goemon's Zantatsu Sword. The dragon figurine is located in the depths of ... See full summary »
You will laugh, be entertained and enjoy as a child with this movie. It's one of the better live action adaptations that I've ever seen. It doesn't concern itself with slavishly following the original manga and isn't afraid to make radical changes or new additions to serve the strengths of the film medium. So, you don't have to read the manga or watched the anime to understand what's going in this movie.
The manga styles and movie styles fit the genre perfectly without downplaying either medium, mostly for two principal reasons: a great visual and a great cast.
Shun Oguri is perfectly cast as Lupin and Tadanobu Asano seems the best Zenigata ever.
Beside the script is based on a series of clichés thousand times played in other films it works because it's fun.
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