The Best of: TAKASHI MIIKE

View:
Log in to copy items to your own lists.
1.
Ichi the Killer (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
As sadomasochistic yakuza enforcer Kakihara searches for his missing boss he comes across Ichi, a repressed and psychotic killer who may be able to inflict levels of pain that Kakihara has only dreamed of. (129 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
2.
The Happiness of the Katakuris (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A family moves to the country to run a rustic mountain inn when, to their horror, the customers begin befalling sudden and unlikely fates. (113 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
3.
Visitor Q (2001 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A troubled and perverted family find their lives intruded by a mysterious stranger who seems to help find a balance in their disturbing natures. (84 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
4.
Fudoh: The New Generation (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
In order to settle a business dispute, a mob leader murders one of his own teenage sons. The surviving son vows to avenge his brother's death, and organizes his own gang of teenage killers to destroy his father's organization. (98 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
5.
Audition (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A widower takes an offer to screen girls at a special audition, arranged for him by a friend to find him a new wife. The one he fancies is not who she appears to be after all. (115 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
6.
Masters of Horror (2005 TV Series)
Episode: Imprint (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
In the 1800s, an American returns to Japan to find the prostitute he fell in love with, but instead learns of the psychical and existential horror that befell her after he left. (60 mins.)
 
7.
Gozu (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A yakuza enforcer is ordered to secretly drive his beloved colleague to be assassinated. But when the colleague unceremoniously disappears en route, the trip that follows is a twisted, surreal and horrifying experience. (129 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
8.
Izo (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
An executed samurai takes an existential journey throughout time, space and eternity in search of bloody vengeance. (128 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
9.
Deadly Outlaw: Rekka (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
When his beloved boss is killed, a dangerous young gangster cuts a path of vengeance through the Japanese mafia. (96 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
10.
Dead or Alive 2: Tôbôsha (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Two contract killers cross paths in the middle of the same job and realize they are childhood friends. (97 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
11.
Crows Zero (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A transfer student attempts to take over the most violent high school in the country, whose students form factions and battle each other for power. (130 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
12.
Rainy Dog (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A Japanese assassin stranded in Taiwan must take work from a local crime boss to make ends meet when suddenly a woman from his past delivers a son to him. (95 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
13.
Dead or Alive (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A yakuza of Chinese descent and a Japanese cop each wage their own war against the Japanese mafia. But they are destined to meet. Their encounter will change the world. (105 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
14.
Sun Scarred (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Katayama (Aikawa Sho) is on the way home to his wife and little daughter when he stumbles on a gang of punks beating up an innocent man... (117 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
15.
13 Assassins (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A group of assassins come together for a suicide mission to kill an evil lord. (141 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
16.
Big Bang Love, Juvenile A (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A visually stylish tale of two male prisoners bonded by emotion, love and murder. (85 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
17.
Graveyard of Honor (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A barkeeper saves a Yakuza boss' life and thus makes his way up in the organization. However his fear of nothing soon causes problems. (131 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
18.
Sukiyaki Western Django (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A revolver-wielding stranger crosses paths with two warring clans who are both on the hunt for a hidden treasure in a remote western town... (121 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
19.
For Love's Sake (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Troubled high school student Makoto arrives in Tokyo to exact revenge from a past incident. He then falls in love at first sight with Ai... (133 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
20.
Shinjuku Triad Society (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Amidst a Chinese and Japanese mafia war, a lawyer for the Chinese mob finds a rift forming between him and his corrupt police office brother. (100 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
21.
Detective Story (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Raita, a Japanese businessman, just moved into an apartment building where his next-door neighbor is another guy named Raita... (99 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
22.
Full Metal Yakuza (1997 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
An inexperienced gangster is killed alongside his strong, respected boss and awakens to find a mad scientist has given him a new body made partly of his boss and partly of indestructible bionics. (102 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
23.
The City of Lost Souls (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Violent gangster movie with a Brazilian protagonist. (103 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
24.
Three... Extremes (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
An Asian cross-cultural trilogy of horror films from accomplished indie directors. (118 mins.)
 
25.
Zebraman 2: Attack on Zebra City (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Zebraman awakens fifteen years in the future, unclear on what has happened to him, and quickly discovers that the evil Zebra Queen has a hold on Tokyo. (106 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
26.
Ace Attorney (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
This movie is based on the second and fourth cases in the popular video game Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney... (135 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
27.
Ninja Kids!!! (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
About the adventures of Rantaro and other ninja apprentices at an elite ninjutsu academy. (100 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
28.
Dead or Alive: Final (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
The ace cop of a totalitarian police force and a drifting android play their parts in a post-apocalyptic society. They are destined to fight. Their encounter will change them forever. (89 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
29.
Yatterman (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Every week, toy-shop owner Gan and his cute assistant Ai battled the evil Doronbo gang. The gang led... (111 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike