Most Popular Titles With Toshizô Kudô
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2. 203 kochi (1980)
185 min | Drama, History, War
Depicts the bloody siege of the fortress Port Arthur during the Russo-Japanese War 1904 - 1905. In the story dominated the character Lt Takeshi Kogyo (Teruhiko Aoi), teachers, and a reserve... See full summary »
3. Minbô no onna (1992)
123 min | Comedy
A grand old Japanese hotel is trying to get a prestigious contract as the site of a summit meeting of important foreign officials. Unfortunately, this hotel is quite popular with the Yakuza... See full summary »
4. The Man Who Stole the Sun (1979)
147 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A high school science teacher builds an atomic bomb and uses it to extort the nation, but cannot decide what he wants. Meanwhile, a determined cop is catching up to him, as is radiation poisoning.
5. Koruto wa ore no pasupooto (1967)
84 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A hit man is hired to kill a mob boss. After the deed is done, he and his driver are wanted dead by rival gangs who joined forces.
6. 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 »
7. Ai no kawaki (1966)
98 min | Drama
Etsuko, after her husbands death, moves in with her in-laws. With ambivalence, she finds herself sexually involved with her father-in-law. She then finds herself desiring young gardener Saburo, who has a relationship with the maid Miyo.
8. Daikanbu - burai (1968)
Not Rated | 97 min | Crime
Goro (Tetsuya Watari) wants to put his dark past behind. He heads to Hirosaki City to offer his condolences to Yumeko and to reunite with Yukiko (Chieko Matsubara), but finds that Yumeko is... See full summary »
9. Kuroi taiyô (1964)
95 min | Crime, Music, Thriller
One is a young, jazz-obsessed Japanese drifter and other is a black American GI on the lam in Tokyo. The two outsiders become outlaws and the movie depicts their growing bond as an alternately absurd and tragic culture clash.
10. Goro the Assassin (1968)
Not Rated | 87 min | Crime, Drama
To fulfill a prison mate's dying wish, and to right what is wrong, Goro will kill again. Tetsuya Watari meets his archenemy Shuusuke Shirayama, a rival gangster who also wants to part with the yakuza ways.
11. Kill! (1969)
Not Rated | 86 min | Action, Crime
Although Goro is a known assassin, he has always been against the ways of the yakuza. In "Outlaw Kill!" he deals with the dilemma of living such a lifestyle more than ever: the sacrifices, the time wasted in prison.
15. Red Pier (1958)
Not Rated | 99 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
50s subculture icon Yujiro Ishihara (Crazed Fruit) stars in Masuda's Red Pier as "Jiro the Lefty", a killer with a natural talent. Shortly after arriving in Kobe, he witnesses a man die in ... See full summary »
17. Heartless (1968)
Not Rated | 92 min | Thriller, Action
Goro Fujikawa (Tetsuya Watari) was indebted to Mitsugimoto. Sawada, a low rank yakuza with a gambling problem, owed Mitsugimoto three million yen. This equation can only lead to one answer.... See full summary »
18. Black Tight Killers (1966)
87 min | Thriller, Crime, Action
A military photographer takes a cute stewardess out to dinner where she is promptly kidnapped. Deciding that he has fallen in love with the girl, our "hero" decides to investigate her kidnapping himself.
19. Daibyônin (1993)
116 min | Comedy, Drama
A successful Japanese movie director in his 60s becomes increasingly ill while working on his latest film. His family, friends, and doctor try to keep the secret of his terminal cancer from... See full summary »
21. Kurenai no nagareboshi (1967)
97 min | Action
A young yakuza hitman named Goro does a job and needs to hideout away from Tokyo for a while. He hangs out with loose women and hard men and always manages to stay one step ahead of the law... See full summary »
30. Âh himeyuri no tô (1968)
125 min | Drama, War
In 1943, critical developments in the Pacific War have placed Japan at a disadvantage, although the fiery breaths of war hadn't yet reached Okinawa Normal School for women. Nothing seemed ... See full summary »
37. Taiketsu (1967)
96 min | Action, Crime
A companion piece to DUEL aka ENDLESS DUEL, also directed by Masuda, with a nearly identical cast. Refreshingly well-written, with some notable, welcome variations on the standard ninkyô yakuza formula.
40. Kaitei kara kita onna (1959)
76 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
While in vacation in a sea side house, a young man fall in love with a beautiful woman who pretends to live by herself in the sea. The fishermen of a nearby village think she is a monster, ... See full summary »
44. Jigoku no hamonjo (1969)
89 min | Action, Crime
A real all-star bash including just about all of Nkkatsu's major players except Yujiro Ishiahara - four-out-of-five of the reigning superstars of chivalrous mayhem.