We Are X Movie


We Are X

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2016 | R | Documentary

A transcendent rock & roll story about X Japan, the most successful band you’ve never heard of... yet.

U.S. Release Date

We Are X release date was Friday, October 21, 2016. This was a Limited in theaters release.

On Blu-ray & DVD

Friday, March 3, 2017

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Directed by

Stephen Kijak



Rating MPAA

R for some language


der the direction of drummer, pianist, composer, and producer Yoshiki, X Japan has sold over 30 million singles and albums combined and pioneered a spectacle-driven style of rock, creating a one-of-a-kind cultural phenomenon. Chronicling the band’s exhilarating and tumultuous history over the past three decades—persevering through personal, physical and spiritual heartache—the film focuses on preparations for their breathtaking concert at Madison Square Garden.
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  • Directed by acclaimed documentarian Stephen Kijak (Stones in Exile).

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