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.jpg Dorobou Yakusha-Masachika Ichimura.jpg Dorobou Yakusha-Yusuke Santamaria.jpg Dorobou Yakusha-Anna Ishibashi.jpg
Ryuhei Maruyama Masachika Ichimura Yusuke Santamaria Anna Ishibashi
Hajime Onuki Shuntaro Maezono Ryosuke Todoroki Eriko Oku
Dorobou Yakusha-Daisuke Miyagawa.jpg Dorobou Yakusha-Mitsuki Takahata.jpg Dorobou Yakusha-Jin Katagiri.jpg Dorobou Yakusha-Rie Minemura.jpg
Daisuke Miyagawa Mitsuki Takahata Jin Katagiri Rie Minemura
Norio Hatakeyama Misa Fujioka Jin Takanashi Mayumi Yonemura