Storyline: It is a non-biological family who uses theft to get by in their impoverished lives. Watch Shoplifters on Hulu that comes in response to reports about poverty and shoplifting in Japan, and was inspired by them. To make ends meet, a Japanese couple who are trapped with part-time work and thus insufficient income resort to theft. The couple’s unique routine is about to alter from carefree and mundane to something more dramatic when they welcome a troubled young girl into their home.

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  • Genre: Crime, Drama
  • Running Time: 121 mins
  • Release Date: 2018-06-02
  • Director: Hirokazu Koreeda
  • Rotten Tomatoes: 99%
  • IMDb: 7.9/10
  • Nominated for 1 Oscar 51 wins & 100 nominations total

Shoplifters Movie Cast:


  • Keiko Mitsumatsu – Production Design


  • Ryûto Kondô – Director Of Photography


  • Lily Franky
  • Sakura Ando
  • Mayu Matsuoka
  • Kairi Jyo
  • Miyu Sasaki
  • Kirin Kiki
  • Sosuke Ikematsu
  • Naoto Ogata
  • Yôko Moriguchi
  • Yuki Yamada
  • Moemi Katayama
  • Kengo Kora
  • Chizuru Ikewaki
  • Akira Emoto
  • Aju Makita
  • Hajime Inoue
  • Haruna Hori
  • Nana Mizoguchi

Costume and Makeup

  • Kazuko Kurosawa


  • Hirokazu Kore-eda – Director
  • Shôichi Morimoto – Assistant Director


  • Hirokazu Kore-eda


  • Isamu Fujii


  • Kaoru Matsuzaki
  • Akihiko Yose
  • Hijiri Taguchi
  • Toshie Tabata


  • Haruomi Hosono – Original Music Composer
  • Akihiko Okase – Sound Effects
  • Kazuhiko Tomita – Sound


  • Hirokazu Kore-eda – Screenplay


Nobuyo Shibata: If someone hits you and tells you they are doing it because they love you, they are a liar.


The original title of the film, Manbiki Kazoku, literally translates as Shoplifting Family.

Shoplifters Official Trailer

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