Most Popular Titles With Rinko Kikuchi
1. Pacific Rim (2013)
PG-13 | 131 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
As a war between humankind and monstrous sea creatures wages on, a former pilot and a trainee are paired up to drive a seemingly obsolete special weapon in a desperate effort to save the world from the apocalypse.
2. 47 Ronin (2013)
PG-13 | 128 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A band of samurai set out to avenge the death and dishonor of their master at the hands of a ruthless shogun.
3. Babel (I) (2006)
R | 143 min | Drama
Tragedy strikes a married couple on vacation in the Moroccan desert, touching off an interlocking story involving four different families.
4. The Brothers Bloom (2008)
PG-13 | 114 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
The Brothers Bloom are the best con men in the world, swindling millionaires with complex scenarios of lust and intrigue. Now they've decided to take on one last job - showing a beautiful and eccentric heiress the time of her life with a romantic adventure that takes them around the world.
5. Terra Formars (2016)
108 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
In an attempt to colonize Mars, 21st century scientists seed the planet with algae to absorb sun light and purify the atmosphere, and cockroaches who in turn spread the algae as they feed. ... See full summary »
6. Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter (2014)
105 min | Drama
A jaded Japanese woman discovers a hidden copy of Fargo (1996) on VHS, believing it to be a treasure map indicating the location of a large case of money.
7. Shanghai (2010)
R | 105 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
A '40s period piece which revolves around an American expat who returns to Shanghai in the months before Pearl Harbor due to the death of his friend.
8. Endless Night (2015)
104 min | Drama
Nobody Wants the Night is about the relentless icy landscape that separates and draws these two women together during the long, tense wait for the man they both love in such different ways.
9. Norwegian Wood (2010)
Not Rated | 133 min | Drama, Romance
Toru recalls his life in the 1960s, when his friend Kizuki killed himself and he grew close to Naoko, Kizuki's girlfriend, and another woman, the outgoing, lively Midori.
10. Made in Hollywood (2005– )
60 min | Talk-Show
"MADE IN HOLLYWOOD", is an inventive behind-the-screen entertainment news, headline; magazine-styled series, featuring exclusive celebrity interviews with Hollywood's premiere talent. There... See full summary »
11. Last Summer (2014)
94 min | Drama
Having lost custody of her six year-old son, a young Japanese woman (Kikuchi) has four days to say goodbye to him on-board a yacht belonging to her western ex-husband's wealthy family. ... See full summary »
13. 42 One Dream Rush (2010)
42 min | Short, Fantasy
An omnibus of short films by auteur directors based on Dreams.
Writers: Michele Civetta, Rajan Mehta, Illya Rozhdestvesnky | Directors: Kenneth Anger, Asia Argento, Tadanobu Asano, Sergei Bodrov, Charles Burnett, Brian Butler, Jonathan Caouette, Leos Carax, Niki Caro, Yung Chang, Michele Civetta, Larry Clark, Joe Coleman, Zachary Croitoroo, Abel Ferrara, Mike Figgis, James Franco, Chris Graham, Florian Habicht, Rinko Kikuchi, Terence Koh, Harmony Korine, Ye Lou, David Lynch, Griffin Marcus, Ryan McGinley, Rajan Mehta, Jonas Mekas, Chris Milk, Grant Morrison, Charlotte Kemp Muhl, Gaspar Noé, Dee Poon, Cat Power, Matt Pyke, Carlos Reygadas, Lola Schnabel, Floria Sigismondi, Mote Sinabel, Taika Waititi, Arden Wohl, Yuan Zhang | Stars: Kenneth Anger, Tadanobu Asano, Brian Butler, Helena Christensen
14. The 79th Annual Academy Awards (2007 TV Special)
TV-14 | 232 min
Writers: Ellen DeGeneres, Karen Anderson, Vance DeGeneres, Mike Gibbons, Alex Herschlag, Carrie Fisher, Dave Boone, Billiam Coronel, Liz Feldman, Carol Leifer, Jeff Stilson, Bruce Vilanch, Jon Macks, Kevin Leman | Directors: Louis J. Horvitz, Joel Gallen, Errol Morris | Stars: Ellen DeGeneres, Ben Affleck, Samantha Aisling, June Allyson
15. Assault Girls (2009)
65 min | Action, Sci-Fi
In the aftermath of a global thermonuclear war three battle tested women wage war in a virtual video game against giant mutant sand whales.
16. Genius Party (2007)
85 min | Animation
Several directors take part in an anthology dedicated to short anime films.
Writers: Yoji Fukuyama, Hideki Futamura, Shôji Kawamori, Mitsuyoshi Takasu, Masaaki Yuasa | Directors: Nicolas de Crécy, Atsuko Fukushima, Yoji Fukuyama, Hideki Futamura, Shôji Kawamori, Shinji Kimura, Mahiro Maeda, Kôji Morimoto, Kazuto Nakazawa, Tatsuyuki Tanaka, Shinichirô Watanabe, Hiro Yamagata, Masaaki Yuasa, Shin'ya Ôhira | Stars: Tomoko Kaneda, Rinko Kikuchi, Lu Ningjuan, Taro Yabe
17. Sideways (2009)
124 min | Drama
A middle-aged Japanese man travels to California to attend the wedding of his American-based friend. Prior to the big event, they take one last trip to Napa Valley, where they taste wine, dally with romance.
19. Survive Style 5+ (2004)
120 min | Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Five bizarre stories with no apparent connection to one and other eventually become intertwined, resulting in surreal circumstances.
20. The Taste of Tea (2004)
143 min | Comedy, Fantasy
A spell of time in the life of a family living in rural Tochigi prefecture, north of Tokyo. Though her husband is busy working at an office, Yoshiko is not an ordinary housewife, instead ... See full summary »
21. Funky Forest: The First Contact (2005)
150 min | Comedy
An outrageous collection of surreal, short attention span non-sequiturs largely revolving around Guitar Brother, his randy older sibling, and the pair's portly Caucasian brother.
25. The Sky Crawlers (2008)
PG-13 | 122 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
A group of eternally young fighter pilots known as Kildren experience the sudden loss of innocence as they battle the enemy in astonishing dogfights above the clouds.
28. Liar Game (2007– )
Trusting, gullible Nao suddenly finds herself participating in the mysterious Liar Game, a game where the players are issued large sums of money which they then have to cheat each other out... See full summary »
32. 69 (2004)
114 min | Drama
A group of rebellious teenagers cause mischief and disorder in a 1969 Sasebo, Nagasaki, Japan as a result of tensions from their school and a US military base.
35. The Warped Forest (2011)
82 min | Comedy
Settle into your chair and be transported to a place both familiar and alien; where a giant shop-girl can barely fit in her store, there's a weird green pod in every bedroom, and terrifying... See full summary »
42. Tokyo Serendipity (2007)
113 min | Drama, Romance
Yui a college student moves in to her first own apartment, where she begins her new independent life in a big city. Soon after the upstairs neighbor Takashi sparks her interest.
47. Hole in the Sky (2001)
127 min | Drama
The film tells the story of a Drive-In worker and a young tramp who has been left alone by her boyfriend somewhere in Hokkaido. Things seem to work out at the beginning but as time goes by ... See full summary »
50. Memory of an Artist (2013)
14 min | Short, Drama, Fantasy
An artist awakes in his studio, reminiscing about his lost love. Everything he sees seems to bring him back to the memory of the woman he loved, and he decided to get out of his place to ... See full summary »
51. The Insects Unlisted in the Encyclopedia (2007)
103 min | Comedy
A freelance writer (Iseya Yusuke) is given a bizarre assignment by the sexy editor of "Black Book Monthly" (Mizuno Miki): find a bug with the power to bring humans back from the dead, in ... See full summary »
56. By Player (2000)
126 min | Drama, Romance
Film inspired by the life of Japanese actor Taiji Tonoyama, with whom Kaneto Shindo had worked on many occasions, with the help of archive images and fragments of the most famous films of ... See full summary »