Most Popular Titles With Toshishiro Obata


1. 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: 70,364 | Gross: $135.27M

2. Walker, Texas Ranger (1993–2001)

43 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

5.4
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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: 11,757

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: 125,368 | Gross: $58.06M

4. 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: 43,073 | Gross: $78.66M

5. Black Rain (1989)

R | 125 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.6
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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: 39,580 | Gross: $45.65M

6. The Shadow (1994)

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

6.0
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In 30'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: 18,889 | Gross: $32.06M

7. Rising Sun (1993)

R | 129 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.2
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When an escort girl is found dead in the offices of a Japanese company in LA, 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: 35,149 | Gross: $63.10M

8. Showdown in Little Tokyo (1991)

R | 79 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.0
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Two cops have to work together to bring down the yakzua, while trying to protect a beautiful women.

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

Votes: 12,641 | Gross: $2.28M

9. The Hunted (1995)

R | 110 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

5.9
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Paul is on one of his many business trips to Tokyo, 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... See full summary »

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

Votes: 3,739 | Gross: $6.61M

10. 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: 1,909

11. 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.

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

Votes: 408

12. China O'Brien (1990)

R | 86 min | Action

5.0
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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: 813

13. Modern Marvels (1993– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary, History

8.2
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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: 1,376

14. 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: 512

15. Red Sun Rising (1994)

R | 95 min | Action

5.3
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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: 247

16. China O'Brien II (1990 Video)

R | 92 min | Action

4.9
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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: 366

17. Rage and Honor (1992)

R | 89 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.2
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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: 534

18. Art of War (2009 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary, History

7.6
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Documentary on the main principles of Sun Tsu "Art of War" illustrated with examples from the second world war, the Vietnam war and the American civil war.

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

Votes: 101

19. Fight Science (2006– )

Documentary

8.2
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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: 322

20. Ulterior Motives (1993)

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: 131

21. Sword of the Bushido (1990)

104 min | Action

5.0
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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: 82

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: 76

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

TV-PG | 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: 8