Most Popular Titles With Toshio Kurosawa
1. Samurai Assassin (1965)
122 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
February 17 to March 3, 1860, inside Edo castle. A group of assassins wait by Sakurada Gate to kill the lord of the House of Ii, a powerful man in the Tokugawa government, which has ruled ... See full summary »
6. The Water Margin (1972)
R | 81 min | Action, Drama
Tells the story of the 108 Heroes who stood up against a corrupt government. Each hero has his own unique fighting skill, but they are all willing to die to uphold justice.
7. Japan's Longest Day (1967)
157 min | Drama, History, War
Following the detonation of the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the Japanese military and the government clash over the demand from the Allies for unconditional surrender. Minister ... See full summary »
8. The Wolves (1971)
131 min | Crime, Drama
Seiji Iwahashi is released early from a 10-year prison sentence for killing the boss of a rival. He returns to find the two rival gangs finalizing a merger. When a pattern of corruption is ... See full summary »
9. Hanzo the Razor: The Snare (1973)
89 min | Action, Drama
Against the backdrop of the Edo treasury devaluing currency and driving many into poverty, Hanzo Itami enforces the law without regard to status. He shows inadequate respect to the ... See full summary »
10. Nosutoradamusu no daiyogen (1974)
88 min | Action, Sci-Fi
Professor Nishiyama, after studying and interpreting the prophecies of Nostradamus, realizes that the end of the world is at hand. Unfortunately, nobody listens to him until it is too late.... See full summary »
12. Hymn to a Tired Man (1968)
130 min | Drama
During WWII a soldier is beaten so badly by a superior officer he is left deaf. After the war he is an inventor and meets this officer at the patent office. The man is still the bully he was.
13. Evil of Dracula (1974)
87 min | Drama, Horror
Dracula, played by an uncredited caucasian, was shipwrecked in the 1600s in Japan, when Christianity was illegal. He was forced to spit on the cross and wander alone in the desert. Upon ... See full summary »
17. Rengô kantai shirei chôkan: Yamamoto Isoroku (1968)
131 min | Drama, War
As Japan joins in a political pact with Nazi Germany and fascist Italy, Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto is appointed supreme commander of the Japanese fleet. With Japan headed inexorably toward ... See full summary »
18. Kiganjô no bôken (1966)
100 min | Action, Adventure, Family
Osami, a soldier-of-fortune from Japan, joins with priest Ensai in a quest for the ashes of the great Buddha. Their journey takes them to a kingdom in the Middle East, where they find intrigue and romance in the court of an evil king.
23. Jingi naki tatakai: Chojo sakusen (1974)
118 min | Action, Crime, Drama
As Japan gears up for the 1964 Olympic games, the cops start to crack down under pressure from the public and the press... See full synopsis »
24. Gekido no showashi 'Gunbatsu' (1970)
134 min | Drama, War
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 »
42. Taifû to zakuro (1967)
110 min | Comedy, Romance
Eiko is a high-spirited young woman who falls for her handsome tennis coach, Kazuo. He plans to propose after going mountain-climbing with friends, but is killed by an avalanche. Can Eiko find love again?
45. Ezo yakata no ketto (1970)
131 min | Action
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.
48. Oretachi no kôya (1969)
91 min | Drama
Tatsuya works by day in an American air base in Tokyo, and by night in a bar. He helps his friend Jun to buy some land for cropping, but the presence of the beautiful Yuki will destroy their friendship, with tragic results.