Latest Titles With Tôru Abe

1. Half potato na oretachi (1985 TV Mini-Series)
54 min | Comedy
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3. Moeru yusha (1981)
90 min | Action, Drama
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4. Shogun (1980 TV Mini-Series)
60 min | Adventure, Drama, History, War
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A English navigator becomes both a player and pawn in the complex political games in feudal Japan.

5. Shogun (1980 TV Movie)
125 min | Adventure, Drama, History, War
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An English navigator becomes both pawn and player in the deadly political games in feudal Japan.

6. Keishi-K (1980– )
49 min | Crime, Drama
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7. Keishi-K (1980– )
Episode: Sono shiawase matta! (1980)
54 min | Crime, Drama
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9. Yasha-ga-ike (1979)
123 min | Romance, Fantasy
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Outside of a small village in Japan, a mysterious pond is inhabited by mythic creatures. Their story is of revenge, tragedy, and the power of real love. A classical tale which translates ... See full summary »

11. Tarao Bannai (1978)
104 min | Crime, Thriller
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12. Daitsuiseki (1978– )
54 min | Drama
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13. Daitsuiseki (1978– )
Episode: Episode #1.26 (1978)
54 min | Drama
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14. The Water Margin (1977 TV Mini-Series)
60 min
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Nearly a thousand years ago in ancient China, there was a cruel government. 108 renegade will try to change the story.

15. Ballad of Orin (1977)
109 min | Drama
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16. Akai kizuna (1977–1978)
60 min | Drama
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17. Cobra (1976)
95 min | Crime
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18. Â!! Hana no ôendan (1976)
99 min | Action, Comedy
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19. Shikingen gôdatsu (1975)
92 min
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20. Mamushi to aodaishô (1975)
91 min
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22. Lady Snowblood 2: Love Song of Vengeance (1974)
89 min | Drama, Thriller
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Lady Snowblood is caught in the politics of 19th century Japan.

23. The Last Samurai (1974)
159 min | Action, Drama
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24. Sukeban: Taiman Shobu (1974)
87 min | Action, Crime, Drama
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Keiko Aizawa a vengeance-crazed vixen sets out on a journey to avenge the death of her older sister.

25. Sukeban: Tamatsuki asobi (1974)
Action, Crime, Drama
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Released from reform school, the Girl Boss (Yuko Kano) and her girl gang enter in conflict with another girl gang who are allied to the powerful Yakuza Boss (Toru Abe). The Girl Boss teams ... See full summary »

26. Blood (1974)
94 min | Drama
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27. Story of a Wild Elder Sister: Widespread Lynch Law (1973)
86 min | Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
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Ocho is accidentally captured by a drug trafficking cartel who use Chinese women to smuggle drugs into Japan by hiding it in their vaginas. She is tortured, and manages to escape, fighting ... See full summary »

29. The Blossom and the Sword (1973)
149 min | Action
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Writer: Tai Katô |  Director: Tai Katô |  Stars: Yôko Maki, Tetsuya Watari, Junkô Tôda, Tôru Abe
30. Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart to Hades (1972)
89 min | Action, Drama
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In the third film of the Lone Wolf and Cub series, Ogami Itto volunteers to be tortured by Yakuza to save a prostitute and is hired by their leader to kill an evil chamberlain.

31. The Lustful Shogun and His 21 Concubines (1972)
95 min
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The Tokugawa new Shogun is not interested in women. A nobleman with the help of a lady thief replaces the Shogun with a double, while he learns about love. But the double finds pleasure not only in women, but in his new status.

32. Sukeban gerira (1972)
84 min | Action
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Miko Sugimoto is the leader of the Red Helmet Gang, a biker girl gang from Shinjuku who wind up in Kyoto and make a bid to take over the local girl gangs there. Successful for a short time ... See full summary »

33. Mushukunin mikogami no jôkichi: Kawakaze ni kako wa nagareta (1972)
80 min | Action
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Thirsting for revenge, Jokichi rashly attempts to assassinate the evil Chogoro but ends up being captured by Yakuza. His life is spared by Boss Juzaburo, in order that the harmony of an ... See full summary »

34. Trapped, the Crimson Bat (1972)
87 min | Drama, Action, Adventure
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35. Zatoichi Meets the One-Armed Swordsman (1971)
94 min | Drama, Action, Adventure
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Two of Japan and China's greatest heroic swordsman find themselves caught in a plot to protect a young child. But will national distrust and simple misunderstanding keep the two kindred spirits apart?

36. Queen Bee Strikes Again (1971)
Action, Crime, Drama
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In the 1970s, the Japanese youth emancipation also found it's way into the yakuza (crime) societies. A Girl Boss may have a choice between bikes, and between boyfriends. But she has to ... See full summary »

37. The Bloody Priest (1971)
89 min | Action
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38. Yakuza deka: Kyofu no doku gasu (1971)
87 min | Action, Crime
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39. Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)
144 min | Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
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A dramatization of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and the series of American blunders that allowed it to happen.

40. The Tattooed Swordswoman (1970)
85 min | Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
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Akemi and the man of her clan confront their opponents; Akemi delivers a sword thrust to kill the opponents' leader, and Aiko, his daughter, tries to interpose herself, suffering a glancing... See full summary »

41. Hibotan bakuto: oryû sanjô (1970)
100 min
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42. Gekido no showashi 'Gunbatsu' (1970)
134 min | Drama, War
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Reporter Goro Arai covers the war for a Japanese newspaper. He follows the activities of Japan's top military leader, Hideki Tojo, and comes to view Tojo as a dangerous military tyrant. But... See full summary »

43. Noboriryu tekkahada (1970)
90 min | Crime, Drama
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44. Ezo yakata no ketto (1970)
131 min | Action
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1864. Samurai Shinbei is sent in a secret mission to Ezo, in the North of Japan, to stop riots of villagers commanded by Jirozaemon. A Russian count's daughter, the village leader's daughter and a secret treasure add up to the adventure.

45. Nippon ichi no yakuza otoko (1970)
91 min | Comedy
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46. Shin kyôdai jingi (1970)
85 min
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48. 100 Gamblers (1969)
89 min | Crime
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49. Furyo bancho okuri ookami (1969)
90 min | Action, Crime
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