Kaiji: The Ultimate Gambler
カイジ / カイジ 人生逆転ゲーム
Kaiji: Jinsei Gyakuten Gemu
Role: Kaiji Ito (伊藤開司)
Director: Toya Sato
Writer: Mika Omori (Screenplay) Nobuyuki Fukumoto (manga)
Kaiji Ito moves to Japan after graduating from high school. Unable to find a job and frustrated with society at large, Kaiji spends his days gambling, vandalizing cars, and drinking booze.
Two years later and his life no better, a debt collector named Endo arrives to collect money. The debt collector then offers two choices to Kaiji: spend 10 year paying off your loan or board a gambling boat for one night to repay your debt & possibly make a whole lot more. Meanwhile, the unscrupulous Endo is actually conning Kaiji, believing he won't come back from voyage. Kaiji is then up for the night of his life.
Based on Nobuyuki Fukumoto's manga "Tobaku Mokushiroku Kaiji".
Released in cinemas 10th October 2009 (Japan).