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1. The Taste of Tea (2004)

143 min | Comedy, Fantasy

7.8
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A spell of time in the life of a family living in rural Tochigi prefecture, north of Tokyo. Though her husband is busy working at an office, Yoshiko is not an ordinary housewife, instead ... See full summary »

Writer: Katsuhito Ishii | Director: Katsuhito Ishii | Stars: Maya Banno, Takahiro Satô, Tadanobu Asano, Satomi Tezuka

Votes: 4,496

2. Japan Sinks (2006)

PG-13 | 135 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

5.7
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Japan will sink down to the deep sea. The governments only hope is evacuate all Japanese to some other countries.

Writers: Sakyo Komatsu, Masato Kato | Director: Shinji Higuchi | Stars: Tsuyoshi Kusanagi, Ko Shibasaki, Etsushi Toyokawa, Mao Daichi

Votes: 1,171

3. A Ghost of a Chance (2011)

142 min | Comedy

7.1
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When a not-so-stellar lawyer is in need of something to help her case she has to rely on an unconventional witness for testimony. Will the court agree to hear testimony from and will the ... See full summary »

Writer: Kôki Mitani | Director: Kôki Mitani | Stars: Eri Fukatsu, Toshiyuki Nishida, Hiroshi Abe, Kyoko Fukada

Votes: 618

4. Dearest (2012)

110 min | Drama

7.0
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A prison officer hands in his resignation after his wife's death, to drive to the port where she wants her ashes scattered at sea.

Writer: Takeshi Aoshima | Director: Yasuo Furuhata | Stars: Ken Takakura, Yûko Tanaka, Kôichi Satô, Tsuyoshi Kusanagi

Votes: 245

5. Tidal Wave (1973)

PG | 82 min | Thriller, Sci-Fi, Drama

5.6
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Racked by earthquakes and volcanos, Japan is slowly sinking into the sea. A race against time and tide begins as Americans and Japanese work together to salvage some fraction of the ... See full summary »

Writers: Shinobu Hashimoto, Sakyo Komatsu, Andrew Mayer | Directors: Shirô Moritani, Andrew Mayer | Stars: Lorne Greene, Keiju Kobayashi, Rhonda Leigh Hopkins, Hiroshi Fujioka

Votes: 229

6. Seance (2000 TV Movie)

118 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

6.7
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A psychic housewife and her husband become burdened with a kidnapped girl who escaped her assailant. Junko will not let her husband call the hospital or the police for purely selfish ... See full summary »

Writers: Mark McShane, Tetsuya Onishi, Kiyoshi Kurosawa | Director: Kiyoshi Kurosawa | Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Jun Fubuki, Tsuyoshi Kusanagi, Hikari Ishida

Votes: 1,247

7. Ballad (2009)

Action, Drama, Romance

5.8
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A movie examining a young boy's first encounter with true fear in his endless pursuit of courage.

Writers: Yoshito Usui, Takashi Yamazaki | Director: Takashi Yamazaki | Stars: Tsuyoshi Kusanagi, Yui Aragaki, Akashi Takei, Michitaka Tsutsui

Votes: 166

8. Nin x Nin: Ninja Hattori-kun, the Movie (2004)

102 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.4
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Kanzo Hattori, an apprentice ninja, leaves his hometown of Iga to go to Edo (Tokyo). There, for his final training, he must find himself a master, and protect his master with his life, whilst upholding the ninja code.

Writers: Fujio F. Fujiko, Magy | Director: Masayuki Suzuki | Stars: Shingo Katori, Rena Tanaka, Gori, Yuri Chinen

Votes: 139

9. The Adventures of Super Monkey (2007)

120 min | Adventure, History

4.9
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On the way to India to get some holy scrolls, priest Tripitaka and his followers are led by Monkey and implored by a princess to protect her people from a warlord and his brother. They've ... See full summary »

Writer: Yûji Sakamoto | Director: Kensaku Sawada | Stars: Shingo Katori, Teruyoshi Uchimura, Atsushi Itô, Eri Fukatsu

Votes: 241

10. The Diary of Anne Frank (1995)

102 min | Animation, Biography, Drama

7.2
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A Jewish girl, Ann Frank, hides from the Nazis and writes a diary. Based on a true story.

Writers: Anne Frank, Hachirô Konno, Roger Pulvers | Director: Akinori Nagaoka | Stars: Fumie Kashiyama, Gô Katô, Tetsuko Kuroyanagi, Tsuyoshi Kusanagi

Votes: 81

11. My Sassy Girl (2008– )

Comedy, Drama

7.6
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Stars: Tsuyoshi Kusanagi, Rena Tanaka, Nao Matsushita, Yûko Chino

Votes: 60

12. Messengers (1999)

118 min | Action, Drama, Romance

7.1
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Naomi Shimizu is a young career woman working for Enrico Dandolo, an Italian fashion house. That is until one day the company declares bankruptcy. Accustomed to living in luxury she tries ... See full summary »

Writer: Masashi Todayama | Director: Yasuo Baba | Stars: Naoko Iijima, Tsuyoshi Kusanagi, Hiroyuki Yabe, Kotomi Kyôno

Votes: 203

13. Like a Virgin (2006)

116 min | Comedy, Sport

6.8
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OH Dong-gu believes himself to be female. Although overweight and on the short side, he dreams of becoming perfect some day, and devotes himself to mimicking Madonna's singing and dancing ... See full summary »

Writers: Hae-jun Lee, Hae-yeong Lee | Directors: Hae-jun Lee, Hae-yeong Lee | Stars: Yun-shik Baek, Kyeong-ik Kim, Yun-seok Kim, Tsuyoshi Kusanagi

Votes: 282

14. Waratte iitomo! (1982– )

60 min | Comedy, Game-Show, Talk-Show

7.8
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Stars: Tamori, Adeyto, Yuki Nozawa, Yuma Sanada

Votes: 12

15. Smap×Smap (1996– )

52 min | Music, Comedy

7.9
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Stars: Takuya Kimura, Gorô Inagaki, Tsuyoshi Kusanagi, Shingo Katori

Votes: 42

16. 1,778 Stories of Me and My Wife (2011)

Drama

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A science fiction writer finds out his wife has cancer, and decides to write her a story every day to keep her alive, like a reverse Scheherazade or perhaps to cope with the inevitability of his loss.

Writer: Taku Mayumura | Director: Mamoru Hoshi | Stars: Michiko Kichise, Tsuyoshi Kusanagi, Yûko Takeuchi, Shôsuke Tanihara

Votes: 194

17. Maruyama, the Middle Schooler (2013)

119 min | Comedy

6.3
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Writer: Kankurô Kudô | Director: Kankurô Kudô | Stars: Tsuyoshi Kusanagi, Takuma Hiraoka, Kenji Endo, Fumina Hara

Votes: 71

18. 99-nen no ai: Japanese Americans (2010– )

Drama

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Stars: Steve Wiley, Ayako Imoto, Gustavo Mori, Doug Vogel

Votes: 24

19. A Swinging Single (2013 TV Mini-Series)

54 min | Comedy

7.4
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Stars: Tsuyoshi Kusanagi, Keiko Kitagawa, Hideaki Itô, Taisuke Fujigaya

Votes: 19

20. My Darling of the Mountains (2008)

94 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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Writer: Hiroshi Shimizu | Director: Katsuhito Ishii | Stars: Tsuyoshi Kusanagi, Maiko, Ryô Kase, Hirofumi Arai

Votes: 111

21. Beautiful World (2012)

134 min | Drama

6.4
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Hikoichi Tsubasa is a mid-level yakuza boss who runs a loan shark business out of Tokyo's Roppongi District. Being a loan shark, Hikoichi has no issues using any means necessary to make the... See full summary »

Writer: Jun'ya Ikegami | Director: Hiroshi Nishitani | Stars: Tsuyoshi Kusanagi, Tsuruko Hishinuma, Teruyuki Kagawa, Kaho

Votes: 47

22. Yomigaeri (2002)

126 min | Fantasy, Romance

6.8
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When the dead come back to life, an inspector is sent to the town of Aso.

Writers: Isshin Inudô, Hiroshi Saitô, Akihiko Shiota, Shinji Kajio | Director: Akihiko Shiota | Stars: Tsuyoshi Kusanagi, Yûko Takeuchi, Yuriko Ishida, Shô Aikawa

Votes: 395

23. Specialist (2016 TV Mini-Series)

54 min | Thriller

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Years ago, Takuma Yoshito (Kusanagi Tsuyoshi) was arrested and prosecuted for attempted murder. He received a 15-year prison sentence, but it was proven that he was wrongfully convicted and... See full summary »

Stars: Tsuyoshi Kusanagi, Kaho Minami, Sei Ashina, Yûta Hiraoka

24. Sutekina kakushi dori -kanzen muketsu no concierge- (2011 TV Movie)

120 min | Comedy

6.3
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A comedy about a concierge at a plush hotel who deals with a series of unusual guests.

Writer: Kôki Mitani | Director: Kôki Mitani | Stars: Hiroshi Abe, Kazuyuki Aijima, Kazuyuki Asano, Tadanobu Asano

Votes: 43

25. I Want to Be a Shellfish (2008)

139 min | Drama, War

6.7
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I Want to Be a Shellfish (Watashi wa Kani ni Naritai) is a 2008 Japanese movie based on a Tetsutaro Kato novel and directed by ... See full synopsis »

Writers: Shinobu Hashimoto, Tetsutarô Katô | Director: Katsuo Fukuzawa | Stars: Masahiro Nakai, Yukie Nakama, Yuki Shibamoto, Masahiko Nishimura

Votes: 71

26. Mezamashi terebi (1994– )

News

5.4
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Stars: Shin'ichi Karube, Yôko Shôno, Masaharu Miyake, Yuki Yamasaki

Votes: 5

27. Money Wars (2015 TV Mini-Series)

54 min | Drama

7.9
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Tomio Shiraishi (Tsuyoshi Kusanagi) graduated from a prestigious university and now works for foreign securities company. He has a beautiful fiance, Kozue Aoike (Fumino Kimura), and no ... See full summary »

Stars: Tsuyoshi Kusanagi, Yûko Ôshima, Fumino Kimura, Shô Takada

Votes: 9

28. The Hotel Venus (2004)

125 min | Drama

6.9
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In a strange alienated world there is a secret hotel in a shabby diner called the Venus Café, harboring some unusual people where compelling secrets lie in each resident's heart. Torturing ... See full summary »

Writer: Tetsurou Asou | Director: Hideta Takahata | Stars: Tsuyoshi Kusanagi, Miki Nakatani, Teruyuki Kagawa, Jung-Woo Park

Votes: 147

29. The 63rd Annual NHK kôhaku uta gassen (2012 TV Special)

Music

5.4
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Stars: Kazunari Ninomiya, Takuya Kimura, Yôji Yamada, Haruka Ayase

Votes: 5

31. Shoot (1994)

105 min

5.8
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Writer: Izô Hashimoto | Director: Kazuki Ohmori | Stars: Masahiro Nakai, Takuya Kimura, Katsuyuki Mori, Tsuyoshi Kusanagi

Votes: 44

32. Fuyu no sakura (2011– )

Drama

7.4
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Stars: Miki Imai, Tsuyoshi Kusanagi, Rosa Katô, Masanobu Takashima

Votes: 13

33. Specialist 4 (2015 TV Movie)

108 min | Action, Drama

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Yoshito becomes famous in Kyoto because of his ability to solve cases. The special investigation unit receives a request to investigate. The case revolves around the kidnapping of a ... See full summary »

Writer: Masashi Todayama | Director: Go Shichitaka | Stars: Tsuyoshi Kusanagi, Kaho Minami, Sei Ashina, Kenta Satoi

34. Boku to kanojo to kanojo no ikiru michi (2004 TV Mini-Series)

52 min | Drama

7.9
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Tetsuro Koyanagi (Tsuyoshi Kusanagi of J-pop group SMAP), a workaholic, is caught off-guard one day by his wife's sudden request for a divorce. He fails to take her seriously, and she ... See full summary »

Stars: Tsuyoshi Kusanagi, Koyuki, Ryô, Mikihisa Azuma

Votes: 15

35. Hey! Hey! Hey! Music Champ (1994– )

54 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.7
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Stars: Hitoshi Matsumoto, Masatoshi Hamada, Dauntaun, Gackt

Votes: 13

36. Boku ga boku de aru tameni (1997 TV Movie)

136 min

8.3
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Writer: Fumie Mizuhashi | Director: Kôzô Nagayama | Stars: Masahiro Nakai, Takuya Kimura, Gorô Inagaki, Shingo Katori

Votes: 6

37. Star Struck (2001– )

Drama

7.2
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Stars: Norika Fujiwara, Tsuyoshi Kusanagi, Hiroko Anzai, Mikihisa Azuma

Votes: 18

39. Furuhata Ninzaburo vs. Smap (1999 TV Movie)

120 min

7.9
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Writer: Kôki Mitani | Director: Masayuki Suzuki | Stars: Masakazu Tamura, Masahiko Nishimura, Masahiro Nakai, Takuya Kimura

Votes: 53

40. Specialist 2 (2014 TV Movie)

110 min | Thriller

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Writer: Masashi Todayama | Director: Go Shichitaka | Stars: Tsuyoshi Kusanagi, Kaho Minami, Sei Ashina, Kenta Satoi

41. Boku no aruku michi (2006– )

Drama

7.4
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Stars: Tsuyoshi Kusanagi, Karina, Kuranosuke Sasaki, Yuika Motokariya

Votes: 16

42. X'smap: Tora to raion to gonin no otoko (2004 TV Movie)

Fantasy

6.7
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Writer: Tetsurou Asou | Director: Tetsuya Nakashima | Stars: Sadao Abe, Gorô Inagaki, Shingo Katori, Takuya Kimura

Votes: 7

43. Team (1999– )

Drama

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Stars: Katsuya Koiso, Hitomi Kuroki, Tsuyoshi Kusanagi, Maki Mizuno

44. FNS 27HRS Television 26 (2012 TV Movie)

Talk-Show

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Stars: Egashira 2:50, Sanma Akashiya, Teppei Arita, Becky

45. Bus Panic!!! (2001)

Short, Comedy

7.8
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Writer: Taku Tada | Director: Gen Sekiguchi | Stars: Tsuyoshi Kusanagi, Jai West, Masanori Hata

Votes: 13

46. Pussuma (1998– )

Reality-TV

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Stars: Tsuyoshi Kusanagi, Rei Kikukawa, Yûsuke Santamaria, Eiji Ohkuma

47. Ii hito (1997– )

60 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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After graduating from college, Yuuji lands the job of his dreams at the company that manufactures his favorite running shoes. The complete sincerity and selflessness that Yuuji shows ... See full summary »

Stars: Yuka Hôshaku, Takuya Kimura, Shigeki Hosokawa, Miho Kanno

Votes: 6

48. 2013 FNS Kayôsai (2013 TV Special)

258 min | Music, Reality-TV

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Director: Aya Hamasaki | Stars: Takuya Kimura, Takaaki Ishibashi, Mitsu Dan, Tomohisa Yamashita

49. Specialist (2013 TV Movie)

110 min | Thriller

7.3
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Kusanagi plays a police detective who gets framed for a crime he didn't commit and had to spend the last 10 years in prison. However, he regains his job as a police officer and makes use of... See full summary »

Writer: Masashi Todayama | Director: Go Shichitaka | Stars: Sei Ashina, Kyôko Enami, Yûta Hiraoka, Mahiru Konno

Votes: 6

50. Tsukiumaya Oen jikenchô (1990–1995)

54 min | Action

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Stars: Yôko Yamamoto, Yôko Moriguchi, Takeo Tabata, Chikako Aoyama