Best of Miike

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1. Izo (2004)

Not Rated | 128 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

6.2
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An executed samurai takes an existential journey throughout time, space and eternity in search of bloody vengeance.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Kazuya Nakayama, Kaori Momoi, Ryûhei Matsuda, Ryôsuke Miki

Votes: 4,093

2. Dead or Alive (1999)

R | 105 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.9
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49 Metascore

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.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Shô Aikawa, Riki Takeuchi, Renji Ishibashi, Hitoshi Ozawa

Votes: 6,513 | Gross: $0.00M

3. Gozu (2003)

R | 129 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

7.1
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58 Metascore

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.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Yûta Sone, Shô Aikawa, Kimika Yoshino, Shôhei Hino

Votes: 9,598 | Gross: $0.05M

4. Tantei monogatari (2007)

99 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.4
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Raita, a Japanese businessman, just moved into an apartment building where his next-door neighbor is another guy named Raita. But as a private detective, what that other Raita does couldn't... See full summary »

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Kai Atô, Tomoharu Hasegawa, Pâko Hayashiya, Pê Hayashiya

Votes: 587

5. Jûsan-nin no shikaku (2010)

R | 141 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.6
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84 Metascore

A group of assassins come together for a suicide mission to kill an evil lord.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Takayuki Yamada, Yûsuke Iseya, Ikki Sawamura

Votes: 55,085 | Gross: $0.80M

6. Dead or Alive 2: Tôbôsha (2000)

Not Rated | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.9
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Two contract killers cross paths in the middle of the same job and realize they are childhood friends.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Shô Aikawa, Riki Takeuchi, Noriko Aota, Edison Chen

Votes: 3,067

7. Kurôzu zero (2007)

130 min | Action, Thriller

7.1
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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.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Shun Oguri, Kyôsuke Yabe, Meisa Kuroki, Takayuki Yamada

Votes: 6,214

8. Kurôzu zero II (2009)

133 min | Action

7.3
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Tension escalates and violence ensues when a young student unwittingly breaks a non-aggression pact between two rival high schools.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Shun Oguri, Kyôsuke Yabe, Meisa Kuroki, Nobuaki Kaneko

Votes: 3,628

9. Bijitâ Q (2001 Video)

R | 84 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror

6.8
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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.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Ken'ichi Endô, Shungiku Uchida, Kazushi Watanabe, Jun Mutô

Votes: 13,074

10. Fudoh: The New Generation (1996)

98 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.1
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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.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Shôsuke Tanihara, Miho Nomoto, Tamaki Kenmochi, Marie Jinno

Votes: 3,198

11. The City of Lost Souls (2000)

R | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.4
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47 Metascore

Violent gangster movie with a Brazilian protagonist.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Teah, Michelle Reis, Kôji Kikkawa, Mitsuhiro Oikawa

Votes: 2,134

12. Sukiyaki Western Django (2007)

R | 121 min | Action, Western

6.3
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55 Metascore

A nameless gunfighter arrives in a town ripped apart by rival gangs and, though courted by both to join, chooses his own path.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Hideaki Itô, Kôichi Satô, Quentin Tarantino, Masanobu Andô

Votes: 13,492 | Gross: $0.05M

13. Kenka no hanamichi: Oosaka saikyô densetsu (1996 Video)

114 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

7.0
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Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Takeshi Caesar, Ryoko Imamura, Kazuki Kitamura, Takashi Miike

Votes: 147

14. Chûgoku no chôjin (1998)

118 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.6
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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.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Masahiro Motoki, Renji Ishibashi, Mako, Michiko Kichise

Votes: 4,020

15. Ichimei (2011)

Not Rated | 128 min | Drama

7.4
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76 Metascore

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.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Munetaka Aoki, Naoto Takenaka, Hikari Mitsushima

Votes: 6,072 | Gross: $0.06M

16. Wara no tate (2013)

117 min | Thriller

6.3
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35 Metascore

A team of cops must protect an accused killer with a billion-yen bounty on his head.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Takao Ohsawa, Nanako Matsushima, Gorô Kishitani, Masatô Ibu

Votes: 2,011

17. Taiyô no kizu (2006)

117 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.2
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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. Katamaya decides to help the stranger and ... See full summary »

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Shô Aikawa, Aiko Satô, Ken'ichi Endô, Sei Hiraizumi

Votes: 425

18. Katakuri-ke no kôfuku (2001)

R | 113 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

7.2
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60 Metascore

A family moves to the country to run a rustic mountain inn when, to their horror, the customers begin befalling sudden and unlikely fates.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Kenji Sawada, Keiko Matsuzaka, Shinji Takeda, Naomi Nishida

Votes: 7,116

19. Agitator (2001)

150 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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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.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Taisaku Akino, Mickey Curtis, Yoshiyuki Daichi, Ken'ichi Endô

Votes: 894

20. Zeburâman: Zebura Shiti no gyakushû (2010)

106 min | Action, Sci-Fi

6.1
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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.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Shô Aikawa, Riisa Naka, Tsuyoshi Abe, Masahiro Inoue

Votes: 576

21. Zebraman (2004)

115 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.7
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62 Metascore

A down-and-out school teacher receives the calling to become the real life personification of an old television superhero, Zebraman.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Shô Aikawa, Kyôka Suzuki, Atsuro Watabe, Yui Ichikawa

Votes: 2,936

22. Family (II) (2001)

111 min | Action, Crime

5.8
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When the mobster Iwaida Nishikawi is executed by the hit man Takeshi, his family chases the killer. Takeshi's brothers Takashi and Hideshi Miwa try to find Takeshi, who is hidden with the ... See full summary »

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Ken'ichi Endô, Kôjirô Hongô, Naoko Inoue, Kôichi Iwaki

Votes: 226

23. Ai to makoto (2012)

133 min | Musical, Romance

6.4
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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, a daughter raised in a wholesome family. Around ... See full summary »

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Satoshi Tsumabuki, Emi Takei, Takumi Saitoh, Ito Ohno

Votes: 618

24. Yattâman (2009)

111 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.1
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Every week, toy-shop owner Gan and his cute assistant Ai battled the evil Doronbo gang. The gang led by femme fatale Doronjo and her assistants-pig-nosed muscleman Tonzra and rat-faced ... See full summary »

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Shô Sakurai, Saki Fukuda, Kyoko Fukada, Kendô Kobayashi

Votes: 1,580

25. Dead or Alive: Final (2002)

Not Rated | 89 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

5.8
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34 Metascore

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.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Shô Aikawa, Maria Chen, Richard Chen, Jason Chu

Votes: 2,046

26. Blues Harp (1998)

107 min | Crime, Drama, Music

7.1
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Ambitious yakuza Kenji befriends harmonica-playing bartender Chuji, who moonlights as a part-time drug-dealer for the opposing gang. Their friendship is threatened by Kenji's plans for ... See full summary »

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Hiroyuki Ikeuchi, Seiichi Tanabe, Saori Sekino, Mickey Curtis

Votes: 861

27. Ryû ga gotoku: Gekijô-ban (2007)

Not Rated | 110 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.3
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Cult Japanese director Takashi Miike draws inspiration from the popular Playstation 2 title Yakuza for this unhinged tale of underworld violence in Tokyo starring Goro Kishitani and Kazuki ... See full summary »

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Kazuki Kitamura, Gorô Kishitani, Shun Shioya, Saeko

Votes: 1,160

28. Jitsuroku Andô Noboru kyôdô-den: Rekka (2002)

96 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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When his beloved boss is killed, a dangerous young gangster cuts a path of vengeance through the Japanese mafia.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Riki Takeuchi, Ryôsuke Miki, Ken'ichi Endô, Mika Katsumura

Votes: 1,414

29. Kamisama no pazuru (2008)

134 min | Sci-Fi

6.0
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A set of twins -- one a hard-working student and the other a drifter -- team up with a dropout to unlock the secrets of the universe and to build one of their own.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Hayato Ichihara, Mitsuki Tanimura, Ken'ichi Endô, Yusuke Hirayama

Votes: 331

30. Shinjuku autoroo (1994 Video)

94 min

6.6
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Shoichi Yomi spends ten years in a coma after a gang fight in Hiroshima. After waking up he immediately sets off to meet up with his yakuza brother Eto in Shinjuku. But it doesn't take long... See full summary »

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Hakuryû, Yumi Iori, Ruby Moreno, Kiyoshi Nakajo

Votes: 92

31. Waru (2006)

84 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.2
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Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Shô Aikawa, Keiko Matsuzaka, Ryo Ishibashi, Yoshihiko Hakamada

Votes: 134

32. Kikoku (2003 Video)

100 min | Action, Crime

7.0
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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.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Riki Takeuchi, Yûta Sone, Mickey Curtis, Ken'ichi Endô

Votes: 564

33. Koroshiya 1 (2001)

R | 129 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.1
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55 Metascore

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.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Tadanobu Asano, Nao Ohmori, Shin'ya Tsukamoto, Paulyn Sun

Votes: 45,730 | Gross: $0.01M

34. Audition (1999)

R | 115 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.2
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69 Metascore

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.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Ryo Ishibashi, Eihi Shiina, Tetsu Sawaki, Jun Kunimura

Votes: 60,716

35. Gokudô kuroshakai (1997)

Not Rated | 95 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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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.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Shô Aikawa, Li Wei Chang, Shih Chang, Xianmei Chen

Votes: 1,778

36. 46-okunen no koi (2006)

Unrated | 85 min | Drama, Fantasy

6.8
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A visually stylish tale of two male prisoners bonded by emotion, love and murder.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Ryûhei Matsuda, Masanobu Andô, Shunsuke Kubozuka, Kiyohiko Shibukawa

Votes: 1,750

37. Tengoku kara kita otoko-tachi (2000)

114 min | Crime, Drama

6.7
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Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Kôji Kikkawa, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Ken'ichi Endô, Hua Rong Weng

Votes: 306