Most Voted Titles With Fumio Watanabe


1. Lone Wolf and Cub: Sword of Vengeance (1972)

Not Rated | 83 min | Action, Adventure

7.9
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The story of a Ronin (i.e. a masterless samurai) who wanders the countryside of Japan with his small child, having various adventures.

Director: Kenji Misumi | Stars: Tomisaburô Wakayama, Fumio Watanabe, Gô Katô, Tomoko Mayama

Votes: 5,311

2. The Street Fighter (1974)

X | 91 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.1
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Tough karate master Terry Tsurugi takes it upon himself to protect a late businessman's daughter from the Yakuza.

Director: Shigehiro Ozawa | Stars: Shin'ichi Chiba, Goichi Yamada, Etsuko Shiomi, Fumio Watanabe

Votes: 3,899

3. The Human Condition II: Road to Eternity (II) (1959)

Not Rated | 181 min | Drama, History, War

8.6
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As a conscript in war-time Japan's military, a pacifist struggles to maintain his determination to keep his ideals.

Director: Masaki Kobayashi | Stars: Tatsuya Nakadai, Michiyo Aratama, Kokinji Katsura, Jun Tatara

Votes: 3,420

4. Akibiyori (1960)

Not Rated | 128 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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A widow tries to marry off her daughter with the help of her late husband's three friends.

Director: Yasujirô Ozu | Stars: Setsuko Hara, Yôko Tsukasa, Mariko Okada, Keiji Sada

Votes: 3,157

5. Higanbana (1958)

118 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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A businessman clashes with his elder daughter over her choice of a husband.

Director: Yasujirô Ozu | Stars: Shin Saburi, Kinuyo Tanaka, Ineko Arima, Yoshiko Kuga

Votes: 2,686

6. Female Prisoner #701: Scorpion (1972)

Not Rated | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

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After being used and betrayed by the detective she had fallen in love with, young Matsu is sent to a female prison full of sadistic guards and disobedient prisoners.

Director: Shun'ya Itô | Stars: Meiko Kaji, Rie Yokoyama, Yayoi Watanabe, Yôko Mihara

Votes: 2,367

7. Female Prisoner Scorpion: Jailhouse 41 (1972)

Not Rated | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

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After spending a year in solitary confinement, Matsu escapes from prison with six more convicts, followed by the guards led by the vengeful warden who wants her dead at all costs.

Director: Shun'ya Itô | Stars: Meiko Kaji, Fumio Watanabe, Yukie Kagawa, Kayoko Shiraishi

Votes: 1,790

8. Seishun zankoku monogatari (1960)

96 min | Drama

7.0
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A harsh young man seduces a freeloading young woman and eventually takes advantage of her knack for hitch-hiking to rob middle-class men.

Director: Nagisa Ôshima | Stars: Miyuki Kuwano, Yûsuke Kawazu, Yoshiko Kuga, Fumio Watanabe

Votes: 1,576

9. Kôshikei (1968)

Not Rated | 117 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.6
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A Korean man is sentenced to death by hanging, but he survives the execution. For the following two hours, his executioners try to work out how to handle the situation in this black farce.

Director: Nagisa Ôshima | Stars: Kei Satô, Do-yun Yu, Fumio Watanabe, Hôsei Komatsu

Votes: 1,522

10. Etsuraku (1965)

104 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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After Atsushi commits murder, he is blackmailed into keeping a suitcase full of embezzled money. What follows is a descent into lustful, reckless actions and regret.

Director: Nagisa Ôshima | Stars: Katsuo Nakamura, Mariko Kaga, Yumiko Nogawa, Masako Yagi

Votes: 1,238

11. School of the Holy Beast (1974)

91 min | Drama, Thriller

6.7
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In order to investigate her mother's strange death, a woman enters a sacred convent run by hypocritical, perverse nuns.

Director: Noribumi Suzuki | Stars: Yumi Takigawa, Emiko Yamauchi, Yayoi Watanabe, Ryouko Ima

Votes: 1,166

12. Boy (1969)

97 min | Drama

7.6
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A young boy reluctantly aids his swindling father in a threatening scam.

Director: Nagisa Ôshima | Stars: Fumio Watanabe, Akiko Koyama, Tetsuo Abe, Tsuyoshi Kinoshita

Votes: 1,082

13. Violence at Noon (1966)

99 min | Crime, Drama

7.1
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Two young women must come to terms with the fact that a man they're deeply linked to is a murdering rapist.

Director: Nagisa Ôshima | Stars: Hideo Kanze, Hideko Kawaguchi, Saeda Kawaguchi, Narumi Kayashima

Votes: 703

14. Shinkansen daibakuha (1975)

Not Rated | 152 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.9
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Criminals plant a bomb on a high-speed train. It will explode when the train slows down, unless a ransom is paid.

Director: Jun'ya Satô | Stars: Ken Takakura, Shin'ichi Chiba, Kei Yamamoto, Eiji Gô

Votes: 671

15. Gishiki (1971)

123 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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Upon receiving a shocking telegram from his cousin, a man recounts his early life, as a member of a broad family full of dark secrets that slowly reveal themselves through the clan ceremonies.

Director: Nagisa Ôshima | Stars: Kenzô Kawarasaki, Atsuko Kaku, Atsuo Nakamura, Kiyoshi Tsuchiya

Votes: 668

16. Taiyô no hakaba (1960)

87 min | Drama

7.2
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In Osaka's slum, capricious folks without futures engage in pilfering, assault and robbery, prostitution, and the trading of ID cards and blood.

Director: Nagisa Ôshima | Stars: Masahiko Tsugawa, Kayoko Honoo, Isao Sasaki, Fumio Watanabe

Votes: 611

17. Black River (1957)

114 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
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Perhaps Kobayashi's most sordid film, Black River is an exposé of the rampant corruption on and around U.S. military bases following World War II. Kobayashi spirals out from the story of a ... See full summary »

Director: Masaki Kobayashi | Stars: Ineko Arima, Fumio Watanabe, Tatsuya Nakadai, Isuzu Yamada

Votes: 609

18. Ninja bugeicho momochi sandayu (1980)

R | 117 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.4
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In the middle of the 16th century, Hideyoshi, a power hungry warlord sets out to destroy the Momochi clan. He sends his war commander in search of the clan's hidden gold only to find that ... See full summary »

Director: Noribumi Suzuki | Stars: Hiroyuki Sanada, Shin'ichi Chiba, Etsuko Shiomi, Yuki Ninagawa

Votes: 536

19. Nihon no yoru to kiri (1960)

107 min | Drama

7.1
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Long takes and a highly theatrical visual approach combine to form a tense and confrontational look at the decline of a socialist student activists' movement in Japan.

Director: Nagisa Ôshima | Stars: Miyuki Kuwano, Fumio Watanabe, Masahiko Tsugawa, Hiroshi Akutagawa

Votes: 461

20. Shinjuku dorobô nikki (1969)

96 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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Story of a bookstore thief named Birdey who is led through various adventures in Tokyo's Shinjuku district by salesgirl Umeko.

Director: Nagisa Ôshima | Stars: Tadanori Yokoo, Rie Yokoyama, Moichi Tanabe, Tetsu Takahashi

Votes: 457

21. Kaette kita yopparai (1968)

80 min | Action, Comedy

6.6
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A carefree afternoon at the beach turns into a comic misadventure when three young Japanese men are mistaken for illegal Korean residents.

Director: Nagisa Ôshima | Stars: Kazuhiko Kato, Osamu Kitayama, Norihiko Hashida, Kei Satô

Votes: 446

22. Ai to kibô no machi (1959)

62 min | Drama

7.2
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A young man runs a scam selling pigeons that always return to his home. A rich girl takes an interest in him and tries to help him find a good job.

Director: Nagisa Ôshima | Stars: Fumio Watanabe, Yuki Tominaga, Kakuko Chino, Yûko Mochizuki

Votes: 352

23. Rokudenashi (1960)

88 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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A bored young student falls for the young secretary of his rich friend's father. She senses some good in him and tries to make him discard his aimless lifestyle.

Director: Yoshishige Yoshida | Stars: Hizuru Takachiho, Masahiko Tsugawa, Yûsuke Kawazu, Kakuko Chino

Votes: 231

24. Tokugawa onna keibatsu-shi (1968)

85 min | Drama, Horror

6.4
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The Joy of Torture is an anthology that is made up of three separate stories that all intersect: The first segment is about Shinza who was hurt while working when a log hit him on the head,... See full summary »

Director: Teruo Ishii | Stars: Teruo Yoshida, Masumi Tachibana, Fumio Watanabe, Reiko Mikasa

Votes: 224

25. Silence Has No Wings (1966)

110 min | Drama

7.2
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Following the journey of a caterpillar along the Japanese islands from Nagasaki to Hokkaido, this allegorical and oblique first feature film by Kuroki depicts in exquisite images a series of encounters and life's turning points.

Director: Kazuo Kuroki | Stars: Mariko Kaga, Hiroyuki Nagato, Shôichi Ozawa, Fumio Watanabe

Votes: 222

26. Fuefukigawa (1960)

117 min | Drama, History, War

7.1
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A young man decides to become a warrior, causing trouble for his clan.

Director: Keisuke Kinoshita | Stars: Hideko Takamine, Takahiro Tamura, Kôshirô Matsumoto, Shima Iwashita

Votes: 190

27. Buraikan (1970)

104 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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An outlaw pushes the residents of Edo's red light district to rebel against a growing number of stifling, moralistic laws.

Director: Masahiro Shinoda | Stars: Tatsuya Nakadai, Shima Iwashita, Shôichi Ozawa, Fumio Watanabe

Votes: 169

28. Yûhi ni akai ore no kao (1961)

82 min | Drama

6.7
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A young journalist turns to an assassin for help when a team of hired killers comes gunning for her.

Director: Masahiro Shinoda | Stars: Yûsuke Kawazu, Shima Iwashita, Kayoko Honoo, Fumio Watanabe

Votes: 146

29. Ninja bugei-chô (1967)

123 min | Animation, Action, History

6.0
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The vengeful son of a murdered feudal lord meets a renegade ninja helping peasants and farmers rebel against Oda Nobunaga's regime in this unusual animated film where still manga drawings are accompanied with sound.

Director: Nagisa Ôshima | Stars: Rokkô Toura, Kei Yamamoto, Hôsei Komatsu, Noriko Matsumoto

Votes: 132

30. Yasei no shômei (1978)

143 min | Crime

6.3
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A Japanese Warrior leaves the secretive battalion he is apart of. As a skilled soldier, he confronts evil and serves his people.

Director: Jun'ya Satô | Stars: Ken Takakura, Ryôko Nakano, Hiroko Yakushimaru, Rentarô Mikuni

Votes: 130

31. Shuto shôshitsu (1987)

120 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.5
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Based on a science-fiction novel by Sakyo Komatsu. Tokyo is suddendly covered by a dome shaped electromagantic cloud for an unknown reason and is totally blocked and isolated from other ... See full summary »

Director: Toshio Masuda | Stars: Midori Ebina, Eimei Esumi, Masato Hoshi, Renji Ishibashi

Votes: 130

32. Zatôichi monogatari (1974–1979)

45 min | Action, Drama

8.2
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Blind masseur Zatôichi travels from town to town gambling, drinking, and fighting off the local gangs.

Stars: Shintarô Katsu, Shintarô Akatsuki, Renji Ishibashi, Keizô Kanie

Votes: 126

33. Hito-kiri Yota: Kyoken San-kyodai (1972)

86 min | Action, Crime

7.0
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The great Bunta stars as a gangster who is sent to jail for the sake of his gang, but when he's released he finds everything completely changed and his gang has swept him aside for being too violent.

Director: Kinji Fukasaku | Stars: Bunta Sugawara, Kunie Tanaka, Mayumi Nagisa, Yôko Mihara

Votes: 107

34. Live Today, Die Tomorrow! (1970)

120 min | Drama

7.0
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After leaving high school, Michio Yamada (Norio Nagayama in the real life incidents) becomes involved in the shudan shushoku, a post-war Japanese government work program which involves ... See full summary »

Director: Kaneto Shindô | Stars: Daijirô Harada, Nobuko Otowa, Keiko Torii, Kiwako Taichi

Votes: 105

35. Tokugawa sekkusu kinshi-rei: shikijô daimyô (1972)

89 min | Drama

6.6
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Kiyohime, a daughter of Tokugawa Ienari is married-off to Tadateru Ogura, the lord of a Kyushu clan. However, the lord's sexual inexperience and Kiyohime's strict morals lead to significant... See full summary »

Director: Noribumi Suzuki | Stars: Audrey Cruise, Ryôko Ema, Kaya Hozumi, Sandra Julien

Votes: 64

36. Fountainhead (1956)

129 min | Drama

6.8
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Director: Masaki Kobayashi | Stars: Ineko Arima, Keiji Sada, Yôko Katsuragi, Toshiko Kobayashi

Votes: 61

37. Urutora Q (1965– )

30 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

7.6
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The first television series produced by eiji tsyburaya,the special effects man behind Godzilla.In the vein of the outer limits and the twilight zone except with giant rubber suited ... See full summary »

Stars: Kenji Sahara, Yasuhiko Saijô, Hiroko Sakurai, Yoshifumi Tajima

Votes: 60

38. Heartless (1968)

Not Rated | 92 min | Thriller, Action

6.8
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Goro Fujikawa (Tetsuya Watari) was indebted to Mitsugimoto. Sawada, a low rank yakuza with a gambling problem, owed Mitsugimoto three million yen. This equation can only lead to one answer.... See full summary »

Director: Mio Ezaki | Stars: Tetsuya Watari, Chieko Matsubara, Kôji Wada, Hiroshi Nawa

Votes: 56

39. Sleepy Eyes of Death: In the Spider's Lair (1968)

81 min | Drama

6.9
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This film of the sleepy-eyed ronin series finds the anti-hero in an area where the locals are oppressed, suppressed and held against their wills. Part of the coercive forces trace back to ... See full summary »

Director: Kimiyoshi Yasuda | Stars: Raizô Ichikawa, Mako Midori, Maka Sarijo, Yûsuke Kawazu

Votes: 51

40. Aijo no keifu (1961)

116 min | Drama

6.9
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A young woman falls for a middle aged business man, but things get complicated when she also starts having feelings for his wife.

Director: Heinosuke Gosho | Stars: Yoshiko Kuga, Masayuki Mori, Mieko Takamine, Fumio Watanabe

Votes: 49

41. Chi-zome no daimon (1970)

87 min | Action, Crime

6.8
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Director: Kinji Fukasaku | Stars: Bunta Sugawara, Tatsuo Umemiya, Kôji Tsuruta, Junko Miyazono

Votes: 48

42. The Assassin (1970)

87 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.2
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Hayata is an undercover cop assigned to infiltrate not one, but two rival Yakuza gangs. Things get complicated when Hayata gets into a relationship with a young schoolteacher, the daughter ... See full summary »

Director: Ryuichi Takamori | Stars: Shin'ichi Chiba, Ryôhei Uchida, Fumio Watanabe, Toshiaki Minami

Votes: 46

43. Nippon no akuryo (1970)

90 min | Crime

7.5
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Murase is a bodyguard in a yakuza group. Ochiai is a police officer who once was a student activist. When they meet, they are surprised how identical they look. They decide to trade places with each other.

Director: Kazuo Kuroki | Stars: Yôsuke Enomoto, Tatsumi Hijikata, Eiko Horii, Hideo Kanze

Votes: 46

44. Wet Sand in August (1971)

92 min

6.6
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One summer morning, Kiyoshi (Shosuke Hirose) is racing on his bike down the beach. While there, a girl with her clothes torn up is thrown out from a green convertible. This is how he and ... See full summary »

Director: Toshiya Fujita | Stars: Masasuke Hirose, Takenori Murano, Naoto Nakazawa, Midori Fujita

Votes: 44

45. Tôkyô dîpu surôto fujin (1975)

77 min

6.9
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Kumi is a model who is sought after by her wealthy father. When she refuses to satisfy him orally, he takes a team of surgeons and transplant her clitoris to in her throat.

Director: Kan Mukai | Stars: Kumi Taguchi, Hideo Murota, Yûko Akane, Yuriko Azuma

Votes: 38

46. Karei-naru tsuiseki (1975)

83 min

6.8
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A female plays a race car driver lends her services to the Japanese Secret Service. She goes in pursuit of a cartel of drug runners and assorted Japanese Yakuza types.

Director: Noribumi Suzuki | Stars: Etsuko Shiomi, Hisako Tanaka, Mach Fumiake, Bin Amatsu

Votes: 37

47. Furyô banchô: Inoshika Ochô (1969)

89 min | Action, Crime

6.8
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Toei's most successful, longest-running bosozoku film series. It lasted from 1968 till 1972 through sixteen films.

Director: Yukio Noda | Stars: Tatsuo Umemiya, Shin'ichi Chiba, Shigeru Katsumi, Tetsurô Tanba

Votes: 33

48. Le monde parallèle (1967– )

50 min | Adventure

8.3
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Stars: Jürgen Neven-du-Mont, Benoît Girard, Anouk Ferjac, Claude Giraud

Votes: 29

49. Tôkyô-wan enjô (1975)

100 min | Thriller

5.9
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Director: Katsumune Ishida | Stars: Tetsurô Tanba, Hiroshi Fujioka, Jô Shishido, Kei Satô

Votes: 28

50. Disciples of Hippocrates (1980)

126 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
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A medical student wonders if he's really cut out to be a doctor.

Director: Kazuki Ohmori | Stars: Masato Furuoya, Ran Itô, Masahiro Mitsuta, Tsutomu Kariba

Votes: 26

51. Gendai poruno-den: Sentensei inpu (1971)

86 min | Drama

7.0
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Director: Noribumi Suzuki | Stars: Reiko Ike, Sandra Julien, Hiroshi Miyauchi, Tatsuo Endô

Votes: 21

52. Showa onna bakuto (1972)

91 min | Crime

6.9
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Director: Tai Katô | Stars: Kyôko Enami, Hiroki Matsukata, Shigeru Amachi, Kanjûrô Arashi

Votes: 19

53. High Seas Hijack (1977)

95 min | Action, Adventure

4.4
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Terrorists hijack an oil tanker and threaten to blow it up unless Japan meets their demands.

Directors: Katsumune Ishida, John A. Bushelman | Stars: Hiroshi Fujioka, Midori Kanazawa, K Amoha, Willy Dorcey

Votes: 19

54. Waga michi (1974)

130 min | Drama

7.0
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Director: Kaneto Shindô | Stars: Nobuko Otowa, Taiji Tonoyama, Rokkô Toura, Dai Kanai

Votes: 18

55. Ikare doku hebi - Moku geki sha wo kese (1976)

88 min | Action, Crime

6.1
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Director: Umetsugu Inoue | Stars: Jirô Tamiya, Fujiko Nara, Yôko Yamamoto, Ping Wang

Votes: 18

56. Bakuto Kaisan-shiki (1968)

91 min | Action, Crime

6.7
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Director: Kinji Fukasaku | Stars: Kôji Tsuruta, Fumio Watanabe, Tetsurô Tanba, Seizaburô Kawazu

Votes: 14

57. Gokuaku bozu - Nomu utsu kau (1971)

89 min | Action, Crime

5.1
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Director: Buichi Saitô | Stars: Tomisaburô Wakayama, Bunta Sugawara, Takashi Shimura, Tôru Abe

Votes: 14

58. Nippon no don: Yabohen (1977)

141 min | Crime, Drama

8.2
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One of Mifune's very few yakuza film appearances.

Director: Sadao Nakajima | Stars: Shin Saburi, Toshirô Mifune, Hiroki Matsukata, Bunta Sugawara

Votes: 12

59. Nihon no don: kanketsuhen (1978)

131 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
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The eastern and western factions of the Yakuza battle to control Japan.

Director: Sadao Nakajima | Stars: Shin Saburi, Toshirô Mifune, Chiezô Kataoka, Bunta Sugawara

Votes: 11

60. Tokusô saizensen (1977–1987)

54 min | Action, Drama

8.1
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Stars: Hideaki Nitani, Kôjirô Hongô, Hiroshi Fujioka, Shigeru Araki

Votes: 10

61. Kidonappu burûsu (1982)

94 min | Crime, Drama

5.6
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Director: Shinpei Asai | Stars: Yumiko Fujita, Jûzô Itami, Takuzô Kawatani, Hôsei Komatsu

Votes: 10

62. Sakura no Daimon (1973)

88 min | Action, Drama

7.8
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Director: Kenji Misumi | Stars: Tomisaburô Wakayama, Kayo Matsuo, Michi Higashi, Tomoko Mayama

Votes: 8

63. Sangyo supai (1968)

90 min | Action, Thriller

8.3
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Director: Eiichi Kudô | Stars: Tatsuo Umemiya, Reiko Ônobuta, Kyôsuke Machida, Kenjirô Ishiyama

Votes: 7

64. Bakuto kirikomi-tai (1971)

97 min | Action, Crime

7.7
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Director: Jun'ya Satô | Stars: Kôji Tsuruta, Tomisaburô Wakayama, Fumio Watanabe, Tetsurô Tanba

Votes: 7

65. Waka oyabun kyôjô tabi (1967)

84 min | Action, Crime

5.4
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Director: Kazuo Mori | Stars: Raizô Ichikawa, Kyôko Enami, Jun Fujimaki, Fumio Watanabe

Votes: 7

66. Nippon no obaachan (1962)

95 min | Comedy

7.1
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Director: Tadashi Imai | Stars: Tanie Kitabayashi, Chôchô Miyako, Chôko Iida, Kumeko Urabe

Votes: 7

67. Nihon kyokaku-den: kirikomi (1967)

93 min | Action, Crime

8.2
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Director: Masahiro Makino | Stars: Ken Takakura, Junko Fuji, Minoru Ôki, Fumio Watanabe

Votes: 6

68. Mamushi no kyôdai: kyôkatsu san-oku-en (1973)

88 min | Crime

7.7
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Director: Noribumi Suzuki | Stars: Bunta Sugawara, Tamio Kawaji, Hiroki Matsukata, Yuriko Mishima

Votes: 6

69. Waga koi no tabiji (1961)

Drama

7.7
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Director: Masahiro Shinoda | Stars: Sô Yamamura, Takanobu Hozumi, Shima Iwashita, Yûsuke Kawazu

Votes: 6

70. Kaisan shiki (1967)

93 min | Crime

7.0
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Director: Kinji Fukasaku | Stars: Kôji Tsuruta, Tetsurô Tanba, Junko Miyazono, Fumio Watanabe

Votes: 6

71. Aisurebakoso (1964 TV Movie)

56 min

8.0
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Director: Nagisa Ôshima | Stars: Shin Saburi, Yukiko Todoroki, Yoshiko Ieda, Hiroshi Yagyû

Votes: 6

72. Furyô banchô (1968)

89 min | Crime

6.4
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Toei's most successful, longest-running bosozoku film series. It lasted from 1968 till 1972 through sixteen films.

Director: Yukio Noda | Stars: Tatsuo Umemiya, Hayato Tani, Tamami Natsu, Kôji Nanbara

Votes: 5

73. Kokuso sezu (1975)

90 min

7.6
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Director: Hiromichi Horikawa | Stars: Yukio Aoshima, Kô Nishimura, Eitarô Ozawa, Fumio Watanabe

Votes: 5

74. Gorotsuki (1968)

92 min | Action, Crime

7.4
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Director: Masahiro Makino | Stars: Ken Takakura, Bunta Sugawara, Minoru Ôki, Nobuo Kaneko

Votes: 5

75. Nihon boryoku-dan: kumicho to shikaku (1969)

92 min | Crime

6.8
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Director: Jun'ya Satô | Stars: Kôji Tsuruta, Takashi Shimura, Ryôhei Uchida, Tetsurô Tanba

Votes: 5

76. Poruno no teiô (1971)

88 min | Crime

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Umemiya stars as a sexist son-of-a-bitch yakuza involved with the sex business.

Director: Makoto Naitô | Stars: Tatsuo Umemiya, Shingo Yamashiro, Tomoko Mayama, Naoko Fujiyama

77. Yamaguchi-gumi San-daime (1973)

106 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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One of the only pre - 1980s yakuza films.

Director: Kôsaku Yamashita | Stars: Bunta Sugawara, Tsunehiko Watase, Mayumi Nagisa, Tatsuo Umemiya

78. Gendai ninkyô kyôdai-bun (1970)

88 min | Crime

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One of the more soulful and sentimental of the early 1970s modern day yakuza films from Toei.

Director: Shinji Murayama | Stars: Bunta Sugawara, Kyôsuke Machida, Kôji Tsuruta, Keijiro Morokado

79. Zoku soshiki bôryoku (1967)

90 min | Action, Crime

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Director: Jun'ya Satô | Stars: Tetsurô Tanba, Fumio Watanabe, Hayato Tani, Kyôsuke Machida

80. Mayaku baishun G-Men (1972)

84 min | Crime

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Director: Shin Takakuwa | Stars: Shin'ichi Chiba, Eiko Takehara, Hiroshi Miyauchi, Atsuo Nakamura

81. Nippon ankokushi: nasake muyô (1968)

89 min | Crime, Thriller

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Director: Eiichi Kudô | Stars: Noboru Andô, Fumio Watanabe, Hiroko Sakuramachi, Asao Koike

82. Amadera bakutô (1971)

85 min | Crime

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Director: Shinji Murayama | Stars: Yumiko Nogawa, Haruko Katô, Mari Shiraki, Hideko Aki

83. Poruno no teiô: shû jin torukô furo (1972)

Crime

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Umemiya stars as a sexist son-of-a-bitch yakuza involved with the sex business.

Director: Makoto Naitô | Stars: Tatsuo Umemiya, Shingo Yamashiro, Hiromi Hanazono, Chiharu Kuri

84. Nippon yôkaiden - Satori (1973)

100 min

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Director: Yôichi Higashi | Stars: Mako Midori, Jiro Kawarazaki, Hatsuo Yamaya, Kei Satô

85. Shisha to no kekkon (1960)

96 min

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Director: Osamu Takahashi | Stars: Tsutomu Haruyama, Chieko Higashiyama, Reiko Hitomi, Keiko Hori

86. Shôwa gokudo shi (1972)

Crime

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Director: Kiyoshi Saeki | Stars: Mariko Kaga, Nobuo Kaneko, Kyôsuke Machida, Tetsurô Tanba

87. Karajishi keisatsu (1974)

90 min | Crime

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Director: Sadao Nakajima | Stars: Akira Kobayashi, Noboru Andô, Tsunehiko Watase, Fumio Watanabe

88. Yakuza tai G-men (1973)

93 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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Director: Eiichi Kudô | Stars: Tatsuo Umemiya, Hiroki Matsukata, Bunta Sugawara, Nobuo Kaneko

89. Ari no machi no Maria (1958)

110 min | Drama

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Director: Heinosuke Gosho | Stars: Kakuko Chino, Kôji Nanbara, Shûji Sano, Fumio Watanabe

90. Daitsuiseki (1978– )

54 min | Drama

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Stars: Yûzô Kayama, Tatsuya Fuji, Masaya Oki, Naomi Hase

91. Kizu darake jinsei furui do de gonzansu (1972)

92 min | Action, Crime

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Another quite good ninkyô saga.

Director: Shigehiro Ozawa | Stars: Kôji Tsuruta, Tomisaburô Wakayama, Hiroyuki Nagato, Yûko Hama

92. Gendai yakuza: yotamono jingi (1969)

92 min | Action

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Director: Yasuo Furuhata | Stars: Bunta Sugawara, Ryô Ikebe, Masakazu Tamura, Yaeko Mizutani

93. Kagi (1983)

98 min | Drama

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Director: Akitaka Kimata | Stars: Shingo Egami, Kayo Matsuo, Masumi Okada, Fumio Watanabe

94. Kumo ga chigireru toki (1961)

93 min | Drama

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Director: Heinosuke Gosho | Stars: Keiji Sada, Ineko Arima, Tatsuya Nakadai, Chieko Baishô

95. Mamushi no kyôdai: futari awasete sanjuppan (1974)

93 min | Crime

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Director: Eiichi Kudô | Stars: Bunta Sugawara, Tamio Kawaji, Michi Higashi, Kuniko Miyake

97. Uragiri no ankokugai (1968)

90 min | Action, Crime

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Action film about modern gangsters.

Director: Yasuo Furuhata | Stars: Kôji Tsuruta, Rin'ichi Yamamoto, Michitarô Mizushima, Kyôsuke Machida

98. Gendai yakuza: Shinjuku no yotamono (1970)

88 min | Action

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After release from jail, Katsumata forms a rag-tag gang calling themselves the Shinjuku Brothers. His partner and co-leader is a sleazy gambling addict he met in a nightclub. Actually, they... See full summary »

Director: Shin Takakuwa | Stars: Bunta Sugawara, Makoto Satô, Shinichi Ruki, Kenji Ushio

99. Zoku-zoku: Kindan no suna: Akai pantsu (1959)

96 min

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Director: Tsuruo Iwama | Stars: Minoru Ôki, Kyôko Izumi, Akiko Koyama, Fumio Watanabe

100. Hashi (1959)

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Director: Yoshiaki Banshô | Stars: Kimiko Fukuda, Toshio Hosokawa, Michiko Ikuno, Ryô Ishihara