I thought it was that Takami, the writer of the book, had nothing to do with this one. The director's son wrote the script, didn't he? but since there was no book to base it off of they made their own story and that's why it was bad.
my dad said it shouldn't have even been made.
There was so much stuff that could have been better, cuz they introduced lots of cool stuff, but it ended up being a Huuuuuuuuuge fight scene.
stuff that shoulda been expanded on/changed:
-Kitano's daughter's story shoulda been more in depth
-The girl from the beginning of BR1 who smiles and has a doll was in this, they coulda had a flashback to her time or at least had her talk or sometihng
-Wild Seven starting, coulda shown him recruiting people and stuff
-the actual BR part. I mean come on, they go in, half of them die in seconds, they join Wild Seven, the BR part of the movie ends, with 2 hours to go.
-the middle east stuff was just kind of stupid. and ending up in afghanistan!? no thanks. that was just a little too much.
the whole idea was pretty cool cuz every kid at some point wishes they could over power adults so this movie was more of a fantasy that kids have coming true. basically, if it was an hour shorter with less fighting and a different ending, it would have been really awesome!
Battle Royale 10/10
Battle Royale 2: 6/10