The chaotic worlds of the Yakuza and an alcoholic doctor collide in this film noir classic from Akira Kurosawa. Gangster Toshiro Mifune visits doctor Takashi Shimura, after an unfortunate incident with a bullet. The doctor, who despises the Yakuza, discovers the young man is suffering from tuberculosis, a disease symbolic of what is happening to the doctor and the community he serves. Facing his own anger and fear, the doctor aligns himself with the gangster's world.Drunken Angel featuring Takashi Shimura and Toshirō Mifune is streaming with subscription on The Criterion Channel, and streaming with subscription on Kanopy. It's a crime and drama movie with a high IMDb audience rating of 7.7 (10,142 votes) and was very well received by critics.
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Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel & Kanopy).
Not available to watch free online.
Not available to stream on a TV everywhere service.
Not available to rent or buy.
#122 Ranked in Gangster Movies
#276 Ranked in Movies on The Criterion Channel
#713 Ranked in Crime Movies
Drunken Angel has a high IMDb audience rating of 7.7 (10,142 votes) and was very well received by critics. The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.