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1. Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)

R | 111 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

8.1
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69 Metascore

The Bride wakens from a four-year coma. The child she carried in her womb is gone. Now she must wreak vengeance on the team of assassins who betrayed her - a team she was once part of.

Director: Quentin Tarantino | Stars: Uma Thurman, David Carradine, Daryl Hannah, Michael Madsen

Votes: 805,340 | Gross: $70.10M

2. Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004)

R | 137 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

8.0
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83 Metascore

The Bride continues her quest of vengeance against her former boss and lover Bill, the reclusive bouncer Budd and the treacherous, one-eyed Elle.

Director: Quentin Tarantino | Stars: Uma Thurman, David Carradine, Michael Madsen, Daryl Hannah

Votes: 554,391 | Gross: $66.21M

3. The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006)

PG-13 | 104 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.0
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45 Metascore

A teenager becomes a major competitor in the world of drift racing after moving in with his father in Tokyo to avoid a jail sentence in America.

Director: Justin Lin | Stars: Lucas Black, Zachery Ty Bryan, Shad Moss, Damien Marzette

Votes: 198,628 | Gross: $62.51M

4. Kill Bill: The Whole Bloody Affair (2011)

247 min | Action, Crime

8.8
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The Bride must kill her ex-boss and lover Bill who betrayed her at her wedding ceremony, shot her in the head and took away her unborn daughter. But first, she must make the other four members of the Deadly Viper Assassination Squad suffer.

Director: Quentin Tarantino | Stars: Michael Bowen, David Carradine, Shin'ichi Chiba, Julie Dreyfus

Votes: 1,359

5. Battle Royale II (2003)

Not Rated | 134 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

4.7
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Three years after the failure of the last BR program, a second act is forged and a class of students are sent to an island with one objective: kill international terrorist Shuya Nanahara.

Directors: Kenta Fukasaku, Kinji Fukasaku | Stars: Tatsuya Fujiwara, Ai Maeda, Shûgo Oshinari, Ayana Sakai

Votes: 17,259

6. Sushi Girl (2012)

R | 98 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.0
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Upon his release from prison, Fish is brought to an abandoned restaurant by his old associate, Duke, to celebrate his newfound freedom. However, there's unfinished business that Duke is determined to solve.

Director: Kern Saxton | Stars: Neal Fischer, Cortney Palm, James Duval, Tony Todd

Votes: 4,109

7. Day of Resurrection (1980)

PG | 108 min | Adventure, Drama, Horror

6.4
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After a virus devastates the global human population, survivors in Antarctica desperately try to find a cure and save the human race.

Director: Kinji Fukasaku | Stars: Masao Kusakari, Tsunehiko Watase, Isao Natsuyagi, Shin'ichi Chiba

Votes: 1,662

8. Aces: Iron Eagle III (1992)

R | 98 min | Action

3.5
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Chappy discovers a drug-smuggling scheme at his own air base. It turns out that the lives of some village people in Peru are at stake, and he decides to fly there with ancient airplanes and friends to free them.

Director: John Glen | Stars: Louis Gossett Jr., Rachel McLish, Paul Freeman, Horst Buchholz

Votes: 2,421 | Gross: $2.52M

9. The Street Fighter (1974)

X | 91 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.1
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Tough karate master Terry Tsurugi takes it upon himself to protect a late businessman's daughter from the Yakuza.

Director: Shigehiro Ozawa | Stars: Shin'ichi Chiba, Etsuko Shiomi, Goichi Yamada, Fumio Watanabe

Votes: 3,863

10. Survive Style 5+ (2004)

120 min | Fantasy, Mystery, Romance

7.7
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Five bizarre stories with no apparent connection to one and other eventually become intertwined, resulting in surreal circumstances.

Director: Gen Sekiguchi | Stars: Tadanobu Asano, Reika Hashimoto, Kyôko Koizumi, Hiroshi Abe

Votes: 8,328

11. Uchu kara no messeji (1978)

PG | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

4.9
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In this Star Wars take-off, the peaceful planet of Jillucia has been nearly wiped out by the Gavanas, whose leader takes orders from his mother (played by a comic actor in drag) rather than... See full summary »

Director: Kinji Fukasaku | Stars: Vic Morrow, Shin'ichi Chiba, Philip Casnoff, Peggy Lee Brennan

Votes: 906

12. Fung wan: Hung ba tin ha (1998)

PG-13 | 128 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

6.5
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An evil warlord takes in 2 students (Wind & Cloud) in an effort to become invincible so he can take over the world.

Director: Wai-Keung Lau | Stars: Aaron Kwok, Ekin Cheng, Shin'ichi Chiba, Kristy Yeung

Votes: 3,323

13. Wolf Guy (1975)

Not Rated | 86 min | Action, Horror

6.8
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Shinichi "Sonny" Chiba is WOLFGUY, the only survivor of a clan of werewolves who relies on his feral, full-moon-activated superpowers to solve mysterious crimes. One night, a bizarre and ... See full summary »

Director: Kazuhiko Yamaguchi | Stars: Shin'ichi Chiba, Kyôsuke Machida, Yuriko Azuma, Saburô Date

Votes: 152

14. Sengoku jieitai (1979)

85 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.7
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A squadron of Japanese Self-Defense Force soldiers find themselves transported through time to their country's warring states era, when rival samurai clans were battling to become the ... See full summary »

Director: Kôsei Saitô | Stars: Shin'ichi Chiba, Jun Etô, Moeko Ezawa, Ryô Hayami

Votes: 737

15. The Shogun's Samurai (1978)

130 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.3
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Following the death of the second Tokugawa shogun, it is revealed that he was poisoned by retainers of his son Iemitsu in hopes of gaining him the shogunate despite the stammer and ... See full summary »

Director: Kinji Fukasaku | Stars: Kinnosuke Nakamura, Shin'ichi Chiba, Hiroki Matsukata, Teruhiko Saigô

Votes: 1,280

16. Bond of Justice: Kizuna (2018)

120 min | Action, Drama, Thriller | Filming

A rookie detective's friend is brutally murdered by the Japanese mafia, she must revenge for her and bring justice to the world, as an assassin.

Director: Ryuji Yamakita | Stars: Cortney Palm, Ryuji Yamakita, David Yeung, Dealz

17. Hiroshima Death Match (1973)

Not Rated | 100 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.7
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A young criminal joins a yakuza family to kill the gangsters who beat him up, but falls in love with his boss' widow niece, piling up enemies and corpses along his wayward way.

Director: Kinji Fukasaku | Stars: Bunta Sugawara, Shin'ichi Chiba, Meiko Kaji, Shingo Yamashiro

Votes: 940

18. Head of the Boss (1975)

94 min | Action, Drama, Comedy

7.2
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Sugawara is Kuroda, an itinerant gambler who steps in when a hit by drug-addicted assassin Kusunoki goes wrong, and takes the fall on behalf of the Owada family, but when the gang fails to ... See full summary »

Director: Kinji Fukasaku | Stars: Bunta Sugawara, Tsunehiko Watase, Yuriko Hishimi, Tsutomu Yamazaki

Votes: 105

19. Shinkansen daibakuha (1975)

152 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.9
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Criminals plant a bomb on a high-speed train. It will explode when the train slows down, unless a ransom is paid.

Director: Jun'ya Satô | Stars: Ken Takakura, Shin'ichi Chiba, Kei Yamamoto, Eiji Gô

Votes: 665

20. Body Count (1995)

R | 93 min | Action, Thriller

3.9
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A cold-blooded assassin is out for revenge against an elite corps of Special Crimes Agents headed by Eddie Cook and Vinnie Rizzo. When Cold blooded hit man Makoto escapes from prison, he ... See full summary »

Director: Talun Hsu | Stars: Robert Davi, Steven Bauer, Brigitte Nielsen, Shin'ichi Chiba

Votes: 230

21. Satsujin ken 2 (1974)

X | 88 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.4
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Takuma "Terry" Tsurugi returns. In this sequel, he sets out to bust up a phony charity put together by the Yakuza.

Director: Shigehiro Ozawa | Stars: Shin'ichi Chiba, Masafumi Suzuki, Yôko Ichiji, Claude Gagnon

Votes: 1,512

22. Samurai Reincarnation (1981)

122 min | Action, Fantasy, Horror

6.7
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The villain is called Amakusa Shiro Tokaisada. He is actually based on a real christian samurai. The movie was one of the inspirations for the game called 'Samurai Shodown' (actual spelling)

Director: Kinji Fukasaku | Stars: Shin'ichi Chiba, Kenji Sawada, Akiko Kana, Ken Ogata

Votes: 649

23. Invasion of the Neptune Men (1961)

74 min | Sci-Fi

2.0
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Clumsy invaders from Neptune are thwarted by hero Space Chief and a nondescript group of microshort-wearing Japanese kids.

Director: Kôji Ohta | Stars: Shin'ichi Chiba, Ryûko Minakami, Mitsue Komiya, Seiichirô Kameishi

Votes: 2,272

24. Doberman Cop (1977)

Not Rated | 90 min | Action, Crime

6.8
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A tough-as-nails cop from Okinawa investigates a savage murder in Tokyo's nightlife district. Originally dismissed as a bumpkin, he soon proves more savvy than the local police.

Director: Kinji Fukasaku | Stars: Shin'ichi Chiba, Janet Hatta, Eiko Matsuda, Masaru Shiga

Votes: 161

25. Satomi hakken-den (1983)

133 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

6.6
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Princess Shizu's family is wiped out by an family of undead seeking revenge. The eight samurai can save her, but who and where are they?

Director: Kinji Fukasaku | Stars: Hiroko Yakushimaru, Hiroyuki Sanada, Shin'ichi Chiba, Etsuko Shiomi

Votes: 815

26. Ninja bugeicho momochi sandayu (1980)

R | 117 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.4
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In the middle of the 16th century, Hideyoshi, a power hungry warlord sets out to destroy the Momochi clan. He sends his war commander in search of the clan's hidden gold only to find that ... See full summary »

Director: Noribumi Suzuki | Stars: Hiroyuki Sanada, Shin'ichi Chiba, Etsuko Shiomi, Yuki Ninagawa

Votes: 533

27. Immortal Combat (1994)

R | 109 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

4.6
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Rowdy Roddy Piper and Sonny Chiba battle an army of immortal ninja warriors.

Director: Dan Neira | Stars: Shin'ichi Chiba, Roddy Piper, Meg Foster, Deron McBee

Votes: 255

28. Onna hissatsu ken (1974)

R | 92 min | Action, Crime

6.3
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Lee Long is a martial-arts champion who the police use as an undercover agent to infiltrate a drug ring responsible for importing heroin from Japan to Hong Kong. When he is identified and ... See full summary »

Director: Kazuhiko Yamaguchi | Stars: Etsuko Shiomi, Shin'ichi Chiba, Asao Uchida, Sanae Ôhori

Votes: 846

29. The Terror Beneath the Sea (1966)

79 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

4.9
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While covering a test of guided torpedoes, two reporters believe they saw what appeared to be a strange-looking swimming creature. They investigate the matter further and discover that ... See full summary »

Director: Hajime Satô | Stars: Shin'ichi Chiba, Peggy Neal, Franz Gruber, Steve Queens

Votes: 248

30. The Bushido Blade (1981)

R | 104 min | Action, Drama, History

5.4
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A steel samurai blade that was to be given to the American ambassador by the Emperor of Japan is stolen. American sailors and Japanese samurai are sent to find it.

Director: Tsugunobu Kotani | Stars: Richard Boone, Toshirô Mifune, Mike Starr, Timothy Patrick Murphy

Votes: 289

31. Hunter in the Dark (1979)

Not Rated | 137 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.1
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Yataro Tanigawa, a one-eyed hired assassin, impresses yakuza boss Gomyo Kiyoemon with his skill. Gomyo hires Tanigawa as his bodyguard, or yojimbo, to protect him during an inter-clan ... See full summary »

Director: Hideo Gosha | Stars: Tatsuya Nakadai, Tetsurô Tanba, Yoshio Harada, Ayumi Ishida

Votes: 317

32. Iga ninpôchô (1982)

R | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

5.7
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A fortuneteller prophesizes that whoever marries the beautiful Ukio will become the ruler of the world. Naturally, this makes her very popular with those vying for power, particularly the ... See full summary »

Director: Kôsei Saitô | Stars: Hiroyuki Sanada, Noriko Watanabe, Jun Miho, Yuki Kazamatsuri

Votes: 398

33. Gyakushû! Satsujin ken (1974)

R | 83 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.1
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Terry Sugury is hired to recover one of two tapes containing a formula for making heroin for a price of 200 dollars a pound. But he gets double crossed. So he wants the tape back.

Director: Shigehiro Ozawa | Stars: Shin'ichi Chiba, Reiko Ike, Etsuko Shiomi, Yutaka Nakamura

Votes: 938

34. Take a Chance (2015)

92 min | Action, Drama, Romance

8.4
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Even in Japan, the ancient lifestyle of Uchi Deshi training is all but forgotten. However, a teenager from Tokyo discovers that it's alive and well in the American Deep South.

Director: Shihan Oyama | Stars: Cassandra Scerbo, Shin'ichi Chiba, Alexander P. Heartman, Mackenyu

Votes: 7

35. Karate Kiba (1976)

R | 87 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.2
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Karate master and anti-drug vigilante Chiba returns to his home in Japan, where he holds a press conference announcing his intention to wipe out the nation's drug industry. He also offers ... See full summary »

Directors: Ryuichi Takamori, Simon Nuchtern | Stars: Etsuko Shiomi, Jirô Yabuki, Aaron Banks, Ling Chia

Votes: 331

36. Kamata kôshinkyoku (1982)

109 min | Comedy, Romance

7.1
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Aging Kamata movie star "Gin-chan" Ginshiro (Morio Kazama) is filming a story about Samurai in Imperial Japan at the start of the Meiji... See full synopsis »

Director: Kinji Fukasaku | Stars: Keiko Matsuzaka, Morio Kazama, Mitsuru Hirata, Chika Takami

Votes: 475

37. Eipuriru fûruzu (2015)

118 min | Comedy

6.5
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The first of April, otherwise known as April Fools day, is the one day of the year when it is OK to lie. With seven stories at play and connections everywhere the story includes the old, ... See full summary »

Director: Jun'ichi Ishikawa | Stars: Erika Toda, Tôri Matsuzaka, Masako Chiba, Shin'ichi Chiba

Votes: 238

38. Vixen Highway 2006: It Came from Uranus! (2010)

250 min | Action, Horror, Thriller

2.6
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Vixen Highway 2006: It Came from Uranus!(2010) is an updated homage to 60's and 70's exploitation pictures & a re-imaging, re-regurgitation and semi-sequel to John Ervin's original 'Vixen ... See full summary »

Directors: Tony Watt, Vivita | Stars: Tony Watt, Vivita, Amabelle Singson, James Taggart

Votes: 59

39. Jitsuroku Andô Noboru kyôdô-den: Rekka (2002)

96 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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When his beloved boss is killed, a dangerous young gangster cuts a path of vengeance through the Japanese mafia.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Riki Takeuchi, Ryôsuke Miki, Ken'ichi Endô, Mika Katsumura

Votes: 1,396

40. Shôgun Iemitsu no ranshin - Gekitotsu (1989)

114 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.2
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Iemitsu, Tokugawa Shogun III, hates his eldest son Takechiyo; all his love is given to his younger son Tokumatsu. One day, he orders Takechiyo to an initiation rite in Yedo (today's Tokio).... See full summary »

Director: Yasuo Furuhata | Stars: Ken Ogata, Norihito Arai, Toshihiro Asari, Shin'ichi Chiba

Votes: 409

41. Double Cross (1992)

108 min | Drama, Action, Crime

6.5
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Director: Kinji Fukasaku | Stars: Ken'ichi Hagiwara, Kazuya Kimura, Keiko Oginome, Shin'ichi Chiba

Votes: 229

42. Sheng zhe wei wang (2000)

118 min | Crime, Thriller

6.5
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Triad member Chicken is designated by Taiwan's San Luen Gang to marry Nanako, the daughter of the fifth generation leader of the Yamada Gang in Japan. Later, the leader of the triad group ... See full summary »

Director: Wai-Keung Lau | Stars: Ekin Cheng, Jordan Chan, Shin'ichi Chiba, Qi Shu

Votes: 487

43. Hoero tekken (1982)

R | 95 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.6
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Joji learns a dark secret from his dying father; he learns he has a twin brother and a sister. He travels to find his brother and finds he has been murdered in mysterious circumstances. ... See full summary »

Director: Noribumi Suzuki | Stars: Hiroyuki Sanada, Shin'ichi Chiba, Etsuko Shiomi, Mikio Narita

Votes: 136

44. Shadow Warriors (1980– )

54 min

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Stars: Shin'ichi Chiba, Jun'ichi Haruta, Naomi Hase, Shôtarô Hayashi

Votes: 89

45. Akô-jô danzetsu (1978)

159 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.1
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This is the story of "The Forty-Seven Ronin." Based on historical events in 1701 -- 1702, the movie tells the tale of the Asano clan's downfall and the revenge of its former samurai on the ... See full synopsis »

Director: Kinji Fukasaku | Stars: Shin'ichi Chiba, Kinnosuke Nakamura, Tsunehiko Watase, Masaomi Kondô

Votes: 256

46. Karate Warriors (1976)

R | 89 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.9
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A karate fighter and a samurai join opposing gangs to take them down from the inside.

Director: Kazuhiko Yamaguchi | Stars: Shin'ichi Chiba, Isao Natsuyagi, Akiko Koyama, Akane Kawasaki

Votes: 230

47. Sonny Chiba's Dragon Princess (1976)

R | 90 min | Action

6.1
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Karate master Kazuma gets severely beaten and crippled by nefarious rival Nikaido. Kazuma trains his loyal daughter Yumi in the martial arts so she can exact a harsh revenge on Nikaido and his band of evil thugs.

Director: Yu Kohira | Stars: Etsuko Shiomi, Shin'ichi Chiba, Yasuaki Kurata, Jirô Yabuki

Votes: 275

48. Okinawa Yakuza sensô (1976)

96 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.0
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Set in Okinawa 1971, one year before the return of power to the mainland, this film highlights the bloody battle of Okinawa Yakuza gangsters versus mainland system.

Director: Sadao Nakajima | Stars: Hiroki Matsukata, Shin'ichi Chiba, Mikio Narita, Tatsuo Umemiya

Votes: 21

49. Feng yun (2002– )

Action, Fantasy

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Stars: Shin'ichi Chiba, Peter Ho, Annie Wu, Wenzhuo Zhao

Votes: 81

50. Hissatsu 4: Urami harashimasu (1987)

131 min | Drama

7.0
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Director: Kinji Fukasaku | Stars: Makoto Fujita, Hiroaki Murakami, Kazuko Katô, Ken Nishida

Votes: 72