BEST OF TAKASHI MIIKE

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1.
Gozu (2003)
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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
 
2.
The Happiness of the Katakuris (2001)
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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.
Audition (1999)
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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
 
4.
Visitor Q (2001 Video)
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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
 
5.
13 Assassins (2010)
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A group of assassins come together for a suicide mission to kill an evil lord. (141 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
6.
Ichi the Killer (2001)
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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
 
7.
Masters of Horror (2005 TV Series)
Episode: Imprint (2006)
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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.)
 
8.
Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai (2011)
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An tale of revenge, honor and disgrace, centering on a poverty-stricken samurai who discovers the fate of his ronin son-in-law, setting in motion a tense showdown of vengeance against the house of a feudal lord. (128 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
9.
Graveyard of Honor (2002)
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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
 
10.
Rainy Dog (1997)
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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
 
11.
Ley Lines (1999)
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A group of Chinese youths living in Japan struggle to make their way in life and eventually find trouble with the local crime syndicate. (105 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
12.
The Bird People in China (1998)
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A salaryman and yakuza are each sent by their bosses to a remote Chinese village but discover more then they expected. (118 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
13.
Fudoh: The New Generation (1996)
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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
 
16.
Shinjuku Triad Society (1995)
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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
 
17.
Three... Extremes (2004)
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An Asian cross-cultural trilogy of horror films from accomplished indie directors. (118 mins.)
 
18.
Dead or Alive 2: Tôbôsha (2000)
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Two contract killers cross paths in the middle of the same job and realize they are childhood friends. (97 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
19.
Dead or Alive (1999)
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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
 
20.
Full Metal Yakuza (1997 Video)
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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
 
21.
Sun Scarred (2006)
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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
 
22.
Detective Story (2007)
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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
 
23.
Big Bang Love, Juvenile A (2006)
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A visually stylish tale of two male prisoners bonded by emotion, love and murder. (85 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
24.
Kikoku (2003 Video)
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Two brothers in a very small branch of the Japanese crime syndicate must make a hard choice when their loyalties are stretched in too many directions. (100 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
25.
Like a Dragon (2007)
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Cult Japanese director Takashi Miike draws inspiration from the popular Playstation 2 title Yakuza for... (110 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
26.
Zebraman (2004)
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A down-and-out school teacher receives the calling to become the real life personification of an old television superhero, Zebraman. (115 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
27.
The Great Yokai War (2005)
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A young boy is chosen as the defender of good and must team up with Japan's ancient spirits and creatures of lore to destroy the forces of evil. (124 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
28.
Izo (2004)
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An executed samurai takes an existential journey throughout time, space and eternity in search of bloody vengeance. (128 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
29.
The City of Lost Souls (2000)
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Violent gangster movie with a Brazilian protagonist. (103 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
30.
The Man in White (2003)
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A member of a Yakuzs gang exacts revenge on the people responsible for the death of his boss. (95 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
31.
Blues Harp (1998)
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Ambitious yakuza Kenji befriends harmonica-playing bartender Chuji, who moonlights as a part-time drug-dealer for the opposing gang... (107 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
32.
Agitator (2001)
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A fearless Yakuza captain's loyalty is tested as two ambitious underbosses attempt a takeover of both his clan and a rival Yakuza gang. (150 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
33.
The Guys from Paradise (2000)
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(114 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
34.
Dead or Alive: Final (2002)
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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
 
35.
Jitsuroku Andô Noboru kyôdô-den: Rekka (2002)
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When his beloved boss is killed, a dangerous young gangster cuts a path of vengeance through the Japanese mafia. (96 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
36.
Electric Yakuza, Go to Hell! (2004 Documentary)
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(52 mins.)
Director: Yves Montmayeur