Most Popular Titles With Takamaru Sasaki

1. Throne of Blood (1957)
110 min | Action, Drama
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A war-hardened general, egged on by his ambitious wife, works to fulfill a prophecy that he would become lord of Spider's Web Castle.

2. Invasion of Astro-Monster (1965)
93 min | Action, Adventure, Romance, Sci-Fi
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Aliens from Planet X request the use of Godzilla and Rodan to fight off King Ghidorah, but have a better use for the three monsters.

3. The Sword of Doom (1966)
119 min | Action, Drama
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Through his unconscionable actions against others, a sociopath samurai builds a trail of vendettas that follow him closely.

4. Samurai III: Duel at Ganryu Island (1956)
105 min | Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
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A humble and simple Takezo abandons his life as a knight errant. He's sought as a teacher and vassal by Shogun, Japan's most powerful clan leader. He's also challenged to fight by the ... See full summary »

5. Samurai Rebellion (1967)
128 min | Drama
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The mother of a feudal lord's only heir is kidnapped away from her husband by the lord. The husband and his samurai father must decide whether to accept the unjust decision, or risk death to get her back.

6. The Human Condition I: No Greater Love (I) (1959)
208 min | Drama, History, War
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In the World War II, the pacifist and humanist Japanese Kaji accepts to travel with his wife Michiko to the tiny Manchurian village Loh Hu Liong to work as supervisor in an iron ore mine to... See full summary »

7. 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?

8. A Colt Is My Passport (1967)
84 min | Action, Crime, Drama
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The melancholy, homely Kamimura is a hit man who takes a job to kill a mob boss who's gotten greedy. The rival gang lord who hires Kamimura and his driver Shun pays them and sets them up in... See full summary »

9. Gorath (1962)
83 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller
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Japanese disaster film about a giant meteor on a collision course with the Earth. The dubbed American version of this film is missing a giant walrus which appeared briefly in the Japanese ... See full summary »

10. Sanshiro Sugata (1965)
159 min | Action, Drama
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The story of Sanshiro Sugata, a young man who wants to learn the new art of judo. A wise teacher reveals to Sanshiro that judo is not merely a means of combat nor a demonstration of ... See full summary »

11. Gekido no showashi: Okinawa kessen (1971)
149 min | Drama, History, War
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12. The Human Vapor (1960)
81 min | Crime, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
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A librarian is subject to a scientific experiment which goes wrong and transforms him into 'The Human Vapour'. He uses his new ability to rob banks to fund the career of his girlfriend, a ... See full summary »

13. Nihonkai daikaisen (1969)
128 min | Drama, History, War
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Japan and Russia clash in what comes to be known as the Russo-Japanese War. An attempt by the Japanese fleet and army to take Port Arthur fails, and a Russian fleet bears down on the Sea of... See full summary »

14. I Will Buy You (1956)
111 min | Drama, Sport
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Kobayashi's pitiless take on Japan's professional baseball industry is unlike any other sports film ever made. An excoriation of the inhumanity bred by a mercenary, bribery-fueled business,... See full summary »

15. Zero no shôten (1961)
95 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
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16. Denso Ningen (1960)
85 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
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Men are being murdered by a psycho called "The Telegian," who uses a matter-transmitting device to locate his victims.

17. Rengô kantai shirei chôkan: Yamamoto Isoroku (1968)
131 min | Drama, War
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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. Shiro Amakusa, the Christian Rebel (1962)
100 min | Drama, History, War
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In the year 1637 in Shimabara of Tokugawa-era Japan, oppressed peasant Christians revolt against the shogunate with the aid of a charismatic Christian rebel leader Shiro Amakusa.

19. Abare Goemon (1966)
101 min | Action, Adventure, Drama, History
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Farmer Abare Goemon is confronted by brigand-like samurai. He raises an army of farmers to fight them and does so brilliantly. When Lord Asakura sees the success Goemon has achieved, he ... See full summary »

20. Operation Kamikaze (1953)
119 min | Drama, History, War
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Japanese Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto, a brilliant tactician, is a loyal subject of the emperor, despite his grave misgivings about leading Japan's navy into war with the United States. He ... See full summary »

21. Shinobi no mono: shin kirigakure Saizo (1966)
87 min | Action, Drama
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23. Blood Is Dry (1960)
87 min | Drama
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25. The Family (1974)
211 min | Drama
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26. Daitokai - tatakai no hibi (1976– )
54 min | Action, Drama
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29. Sleepy Eyes of Death: Full Circle Killing (1964)
86 min | Drama, Mystery
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Kyoshiro demonstrates his skill by slicing the clothes from the body of a female opponent, and gets involved in a plot that could spell his doom!

30. Bitter End of a Sweet Night (1961)
85 min | Crime, Drama
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31. 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 »

32. Arakure (1969)
87 min | Drama
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34. Senkan Yamato (1953)
104 min | War
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35. The Outsiders (1958)
113 min
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36. Beast Alley (1965)
142 min | Drama
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37. Crazy Adventure (1965)
107 min
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38. The Sandal Keeper (1964)
93 min | Comedy, Musical
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39. Ôedo sôsamô (1970–1980)
Action
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40. The Man in the Moonlight Mask (1958)
102 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
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41. Nippon ichi no warunori otoko (1970)
87 min | Comedy
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42. Towering Waves (1960)
99 min | Drama, Romance
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44. The Challenging Ghost (1959)
61 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
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47. Joôbachi no ikari (1958)
75 min | Crime
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48. Smuggling Ship (1954)
114 min | Crime, Drama
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A narcotics investigator for the harbor police, Eiichi Tsuda, is driven by thoughts of vengeance for the overdose death of his brother and the subsequent decline and death of their mother. ... See full summary »

49. Woman of Shanghai (1952)
101 min | Drama, Romance
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50. Ôshô (1973)
101 min | Drama
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