Death Note

Synopsis: Light Turner, a bright student, stumbles across a mystical notebook that has the power to kill any person whose name he writes in it. Light decides to launch a secret crusade to rid the streets of criminals. Soon, the student-turned-vigilante finds himself pursued by a famous detective known only by the alias L.
Director(s): Adam Wingard
Production: Vertigo Entertainment
Rotten Tomatoes:
101 min


[suspenseful music playing]

[Australian Crawl's "Reckless" playing]

Meet me down by the jetty landing

Where the pontoons bump and spray

All the others reading, standing

As the Manly ferry

Cuts its way to Circular Quay

Hear the captain blow his whistle

So long she's been away

I miss our early-morning wrestle

Not a very happy

Way to start the day

She don't like

That kind of behavior

She don't like

That kind of behavior

[wind howling]

[thunder rumbles]

[people screaming]

[thunder rumbles]

-[boy] Little bitch!


Give me that bag. Oopsy-daisy.

[boy 2] Ow!

-Knock it off! Get off, Kenny!

-What do we got here? I'm gonna take that.

-Get off him!

-What the f*ck?

-You're such a stupid f*ck!

-What'd you just call me?

[girl] I called you a stupid f*ck,

you stupid f*ck.

Hey, don't touch her!


Hey, I don't need your help, okay?

That's all you're gonna do?

Out here by yourself, teach me a lesson?

You got held back, didn't you, Kenny?

Twice, I think.

You think that's funny?

No, I think it's very sad, actually.

I only mention it

because that would make you over 18.

If you were to beat me up, which I'm sure

you could, it would be child abuse.

So if you don't want to wind up on some

registry, I suggest you back the f*ck--

Do you have any idea

how much trouble you're in?

I'm looking at homework here

for at least 15 different students.

Are we really not gonna discuss

that I have an ice pack on my face?

Nurse says you'll be fine.

So no interest in why a teacher

found me sprawled out on the ground?

Mia Sutton says she saw you

walk into a beam out back.

How do you think we found you?

All right. I get it. I'm in trouble.

All I'm trying to say is,

you have the chance to stop the people

who make things hard for everybody.

You gotta see the big picture here.


some people might look at you,

a kid in your situation,

losing your mom the way you did,

and they'd cut you a little slack

when it comes to these behavioral issues.

Well, I don't believe in that.

Detention. Two weeks. Get out of here.

[school bell rings]


Oh! Hi. I'm awake.

I was just like a tree

or a plant or something.

I'm heading out for a moment.

Don't fall asleep or it adds another day.

[door opens, then closes]

"Rule one:
The human whose name

is written in this note shall die."


"Rule two:

This note will not take effect

unless the writer has the person's face

in their mind

when writing his or her name."

[thunder rumbles]

-[glass shatters]





Help! Help me! Help! Help!

[loud crashing]


Holy shit! Holy shit!


What the f*ck?! [whimpering]

[male voice] Shall we begin?




Relax, Light.

You're asleep.

You're asleep and you're dreaming

of some eight-foot-tall,

demon-looking motherfucker.

[creature] Oh, yes.

A dream. I like that.

Dreams are places you can have fun, right?

It's all in your mind,

so why not enjoy it?

-[girl shrieks outside]



[girl] Get off of me!

Go, check it out.

[girl shouts, whimpers]

[boys chatter indistinctly, laughing]

-[girl] No!

-[Kenny] Come on! Come on!

[boy] What?

[girl]Kenny, no! Let me go! Get off me!

You're so disgusting!

Get the f*ck off of me!

-Ooh! While you're down there...

-Aw, it sucks to be you.


Now we could, in this dream of yours,

take care of a situation like this.

We just put Kenny's name down...

and see what happens.

[whispers] Yeah.

[purring hiss]


-[girl] Get off! You're such assholes!

[creature] I know you want to.

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