Dorobou Yakusha [BRRIP/720]

  • Movie: The Stand-In Thief (English title) / Thief Actor (literal title)
  • Romaji: Dorobou Yakusha
  • Japanese: 泥棒役者
  • Director: Masafumi Nishida
  • Writer: Masafumi Nishida
  • Producer:
  • Cinematographer:
  • Release Date: November 18, 2017
  • Runtime: 114 min.
  • Distributor: Showgate
  • Language: Japanese
  • Country: Japan

Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki Staff ©

Hajime Onuki (Ryuhei Maruyama) was a thief, but he now works as a welder and lives happily with his girlfriend. Hajime Onuki is threatened by a former partner in crime. He forces Hajime Onuki to break into the mansion of a picture book writer to steal. He is caught by others while in the act, but they keep mistaking him for someone else. Hajime desperately keeps up the ruse to not get caught.


  1. Based on the play “Dorobou Yakusha” which was written and directed by Masafumi Nishida. The play was performed in 2006.


Dorobou Yakusha-Ryuhei Maruyama.jpgDorobou Yakusha-Masachika Ichimura.jpgDorobou Yakusha-Yusuke Santamaria.jpgDorobou Yakusha-Anna Ishibashi.jpg
Ryuhei MaruyamaMasachika IchimuraYusuke SantamariaAnna Ishibashi
Hajime OnukiShuntaro MaezonoRyosuke TodorokiEriko Oku
Dorobou Yakusha-Daisuke Miyagawa.jpgDorobou Yakusha-Mitsuki Takahata.jpgDorobou Yakusha-Jin Katagiri.jpgDorobou Yakusha-Rie Minemura.jpg
Daisuke MiyagawaMitsuki TakahataJin KatagiriRie Minemura
Norio HatakeyamaMisa FujiokaJin TakanashiMayumi Yonemura