Lost in Translation

Lists: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Best Picture nominee 2000 to 2009

Brief Synopsis: "Two lost souls visiting Tokyo -- the young, neglected wife of a photographer and a washed-up movie star shooting a TV commercial -- find an odd solace and pensive freedom to be real in each other's company, away from their lives in America."

Overall Ranking: 557 (Rank from 2003: # 6)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 53.85%
Regular 38.46%
Half-Popped 7.69%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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J Collins100
Patrick Devitt100
David Baruffi97(full review)
Dan O'Neill90(full review)
Sir M Hayes XIV90
Tom Little of Digital Shortbread89(full review)
That Movie Guy Dion Wyn Hughes84(full review)
Brandon H80
Thomas Pollock80
Rob from GuysFilmQuest75
Dave Examines Movies74(full review)
J Patterson70
Bryan Lienesch55 - You feel like the makings of a better movie are there -- somwhere -- but, as the title suggests, gets somehow lost in translation.

People Involved

  • Bill Murray (Bob Harris)
  • Scarlett Johansson (Charlotte)
  • Anna Faris (Kelly)
  • Giovanni Ribisi (John)
  • Akiko Takeshita (Ms. Kawasaki)
  • Kazuyoshi Minamimagoe (Press Agent)
  • Kazuko Shibata (Press Agent)
  • Take (Press Agent)
  • Fumihiro Hayashi (Charlie)
  • Hiroko Kawasaki (Hiroko)
  • Daikon (Bambie)
  • Catherine Lambert (Jazz Singer)
  • Sofia Coppola (Director)