Most Popular Titles With Toshishiro Obata


1. Walker, Texas Ranger (1993–2001)

43 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

5.5
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Walker, a martial artist, and his partner Trivette are Texas Rangers. They make it their business to battle crime in Dallas and all around the State of Texas.

Stars: Chuck Norris, Clarence Gilyard Jr., Sheree J. Wilson, Noble Willingham

Votes: 12,574

2. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)

PG | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.7
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Four teenage mutant ninja turtles emerge from the shadows to protect New York City from a gang of criminal ninjas.

Director: Steve Barron | Stars: Judith Hoag, Elias Koteas, Josh Pais, David Forman

Votes: 73,412 | Gross: $135.27M

3. Demolition Man (1993)

R | 115 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

6.6
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34 Metascore

A police officer is brought out of suspended animation in prison to pursue an old ultra-violent nemesis who is loose in a non-violent future society.

Director: Marco Brambilla | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Wesley Snipes, Sandra Bullock, Nigel Hawthorne

Votes: 133,434 | Gross: $58.06M

4. Rising Sun (1993)

R | 129 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.2
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56 Metascore

When an escort girl is found dead in the offices of a Japanese company in Los Angeles, detectives Web Smith and John Connor act as liaison between the company's executives and the investigating cop Tom Graham.

Director: Philip Kaufman | Stars: Sean Connery, Wesley Snipes, Harvey Keitel, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa

Votes: 37,026 | Gross: $63.10M

5. Black Rain (1989)

R | 125 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.6
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56 Metascore

Two NYC cops arrest a Yakuza member and must escort him when he's extradited to Japan.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Michael Douglas, Andy Garcia, Ken Takakura, Kate Capshaw

Votes: 41,948 | Gross: $46.21M

6. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze (1991)

PG | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.0
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The Turtles and the Shredder battle once again, this time for the last canister of the ooze that created the Turtles, with which Shredder wants to unleash an army of new mutants.

Director: Michael Pressman | Stars: Paige Turco, David Warner, Michelan Sisti, Leif Tilden

Votes: 44,844 | Gross: $78.66M

7. The Shadow (1994)

PG-13 | 108 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.0
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In 1930's New York City, the Shadow battles his nemesis, Shiwan Khan, who is building an atomic bomb.

Director: Russell Mulcahy | Stars: Alec Baldwin, John Lone, Penelope Ann Miller, Peter Boyle

Votes: 19,929 | Gross: $32.06M

8. Showdown in Little Tokyo (1991)

R | 79 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.1
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Two cops have to work together to bring down the yakuza, while trying to protect a beautiful women.

Director: Mark L. Lester | Stars: Dolph Lundgren, Brandon Lee, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Tia Carrere

Votes: 13,435 | Gross: $2.28M

9. Rage and Honor (1992)

R | 89 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.3
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Story about an inner-city high school teacher who musters the martial arts to thwart the lure of street gangs and their seductive plague of drugs.

Director: Terence H. Winkless | Stars: Cynthia Rothrock, Richard Norton, Terri Treas, Brian Thompson

Votes: 576

10. The Hunted (1995)

R | 110 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

5.9
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Paul is on a business trips to Nagoya, as a computer-chip executive from New York, when he meets a beautiful and mysterious woman. Later, he finds himself in the wrong place at the wrong ... See full summary »

Director: J.F. Lawton | Stars: Christopher Lambert, John Lone, Joan Chen, Yoshio Harada

Votes: 3,976 | Gross: $6.61M

11. Blue Tiger (1994)

R | 88 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

5.7
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A woman dedicates her life to seeking revenge after her son is killed by crossfire as Japanese gangsters perform a hit.

Director: Norberto Barba | Stars: Virginia Madsen, Tôru Nakamura, Dean Hallo, Ryo Ishibashi

Votes: 534

12. Modern Marvels (1993– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary, History

8.1
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Fast-paced, fun and informative, Modern Marvels is The History Channel's signature series focusing on historical technology. The series has focused (among other things) on wonders of ... See full summary »

Stars: Lloyd Sherr, Harlan Saperstein, William Atwater, Alexander B. Rubinow

Votes: 1,501

13. China O'Brien (1990)

R | 86 min | Action

5.1
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China O'Brien; big city police woman; martial arts trainer, is forced to hand in her badge and head home to her father and the small town where she grew up. The peaceful town she knew is ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Clouse | Stars: Cynthia Rothrock, Richard Norton, Keith Cooke, Doug Wright

Votes: 882

14. American Yakuza (1993)

R | 96 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.7
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An American FBI agent is lured away by the Japanese Mafia--the Yakuza--in this action film.

Director: Frank A. Cappello | Stars: Viggo Mortensen, Ryo Ishibashi, Michael Nouri, Franklyn Ajaye

Votes: 1,985

15. Red Sun Rising (1994)

R | 95 min | Action

5.8
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Thomas Hoshino (Willson) is a tough Japanese detective, who lost his partner by a deadly Yakuza killer Jaho (Lew). He tracks down the killer and his master to Los Angeles, where he teams up... See full summary »

Director: Francis Megahy | Stars: Don Wilson, Terry Farrell, Mako, Michael Ironside

Votes: 303

16. Ghost Warrior (1984)

R | 81 min | Action, Sci-Fi

5.2
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A deep-frozen 400-year-old samurai is shipped to Los Angeles, where he comes back to life. Dazed and confused, he goes on a rampage. Can the female scientist and her colleague who revived him stop him before it's too late?

Director: J. Larry Carroll | Stars: Hiroshi Fujioka, John Calvin, Janet Julian, Charles Lampkin

Votes: 460

17. China O'Brien II (1990 Video)

R | 92 min | Action

5.1
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This time China O'Brien has trouble with a dealer who puts a prize on her head because she had spoiled an important drug deal of his. But all the world's criminals will not be enough to ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Clouse | Stars: Cynthia Rothrock, Richard Norton, Keith Cooke, Frank Magner

Votes: 399

18. Art of War (2009 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary, History, War

7.6
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Documentary on the main principles of Sun Tzu's "Art of War" illustrated with examples from the Vietnam War (Demoralization), the Second World War (Invasion of Normandy), the American Civil War (Gettysburg) and Tzu's own battles.

Director: David Padrusch | Stars: James Lurie, James Wong, Toshishiro Obata, Andrew Amani

Votes: 110

19. Fight Science (2006– )

Documentary

8.1
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Infrared cameras, sensors and computerized test dummies allow engineers to exactly calculate the incredible physics and physiology that produce martial arts' devastating force-at last, separating myth from reality.

Stars: Robert Leigh, Bren Foster, Cynthia Bir, David Sandler

Votes: 333

20. The Sword of Bushido (1990)

104 min | Action

4.9
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Richard Norton plays a Bushido-trained ex-Navy SEAL named Connors (he was in 'Nam) who ends up in the far east after investigating the whereabouts of an ancient Japanese ceremonial sword. ... See full summary »

Director: Adrian Carr | Stars: Richard Norton, Rochelle Ashana, Toshishiro Obata, Judy Green

Votes: 91

21. Ulterior Motives (1992)

R | 95 min | Action, Drama

5.3
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On the eve of a big US-Japan trade summit, a reporter gets a hot tip that the Japanese-American head of a big aerospace firm will be selling trade secrets to a Japanese contact. Intent on ... See full summary »

Director: James Becket | Stars: Thomas Ian Griffith, Craig Shugart, David Efron, Mary Page Keller

Votes: 136

22. The Samurai (2003 TV Movie)

Documentary, History, War

6.5
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Director: Tony Long | Stars: Edward Herrmann, Toshishiro Obata, Michael Shu, James Wong

Votes: 18

23. Walker, Texas Ranger (1993–2001)
Episode: A Shadow in the Night (1993)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.9
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Walker fears he may have to take down an old friend in town from Japan, knowing the man has ties to the Japanese mob.

Director: Alexander Singer | Stars: Chuck Norris, Clarence Gilyard Jr., Sheree J. Wilson, Floyd 'Red Crow' Westerman

Votes: 84

24. Modern Marvels (1993– )
Episode: World's Sharpest (2007)

TV-14 | 44 min | Documentary, History

7.1
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What is the world's sharpest? For severing through an enemy warrior, it's the Katana blade of the Samurai. We'll craft one of these swords from scratch to reveal the secret of its legendary... See full summary »

Director: Savas Georgalis | Stars: Lloyd Sherr, Toshishiro Obata, Mike Yamasaki, Matthew Lynch

Votes: 9