Highest Rated Titles With Masayuki Suo


1. Making of 'A Taxing Woman' (1987 Video)

108 min | Documentary

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Director: Masayuki Suo | Stars: Shinsuke Ashida, Yasuo Daichi, Mach Fumiake, Jûzô Itami

Votes: 5

2. Shall We Dance? (1996)

PG | 136 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.8
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68 Metascore

A successful but unhappy Japanese accountant finds the missing passion in his life when he begins to secretly take ballroom dance lessons.

Director: Masayuki Suo | Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Tamiyo Kusakari, Naoto Takenaka, Eri Watanabe

Votes: 9,333 | Gross: $9.68M

3. Bokura no jidai (2007– )

30 min | Talk-Show

7.8
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Stars: Satomi Kobayashi, Shun Oguri, Hirokazu Koreeda, Sawako Agawa

Votes: 13

4. Waratte iitomo! (1982– )

60 min | Comedy, Game-Show, Talk-Show

7.8
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Stars: Tamori, Adeyto, Yuki Nozawa, Yuma Sanada

Votes: 12

5. I Just Didn't Do It (2006)

143 min | Drama

7.7
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A young man is falsely accused of molesting a high-school girl on a train. He is arrested and charged, and goes through endless court sessions, all the while insisting that he is innocent.

Director: Masayuki Suo | Stars: Ryô Kase, Asaka Seto, Kôji Yamamoto, Masako Motai

Votes: 1,087

6. Sumo Do, Sumo Don't (1992)

105 min | Comedy, Sport

7.3
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Yet another tradition in the tradition of "ragtag misfits" in Japanese comedy...Sumo Do, Sumo Don't tells the story of a university sumo club in Japan. In today's Japan, the younger ... See full summary »

Director: Masayuki Suo | Stars: Masahiro Motoki, Misa Shimizu, Naoto Takenaka, Akira Emoto

Votes: 510

7. Give It All (1998)

120 min | Drama

7.2
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Etsuko - a typical Japanese high school student, who's unlucky in love, an academic failure, and plain bored with life. That's until one day, the view of a boat gliding gracefully in the ... See full summary »

Director: Itsumichi Isomura | Stars: Rena Tanaka, Mami Shimizu, Wakana Chizaki, Kirina Mano

Votes: 201

8. Tetsuko's Room (1976– )

35 min | Talk-Show

7.1
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Stars: Tetsuko Kuroyanagi, Makoto Ôtake, Yûzô Kayama, Tomio Umezawa

Votes: 8

9. The Terminal Trust (2012)

144 min | Drama

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Shinzo Egi is an asthma sufferer who does not want to be place on life support. As a last request, Shinzo Egi asks his doctor Ayano Orii if she could follow his wish. Doctor Ayano Orii is ... See full summary »

Director: Masayuki Suo | Stars: Tamiyo Kusakari, Kôji Yakusho, Takao Ohsawa, Tadanobu Asano

Votes: 74

10. Dancing Chaplin (2010)

131 min | Documentary, Musical

7.1
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Director: Masayuki Suo | Stars: Tamiyo Kusakari, Luigi Bonino, Lienz Chang, Charles Chaplin

Votes: 18

11. Fancy Dance (1989)

101 min | Comedy

7.0
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Yohei, a punk rocker, has to become a Buddhist monk in order to inherit a mountain temple. Yohei though initially rebelling against the tough monastic discipline learns to adjust. Then his ... See full summary »

Director: Masayuki Suo | Stars: Masahiro Motoki, Honami Suzuki, Ken Ohsawa, Hikomaro

Votes: 148

12. Tokyo biyori (1997)

121 min | Drama

7.0
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This is a biographical film about the late Yoko Araki, who was the wife of Japan's leading photographer, Nobuyoshi Araki.

Director: Naoto Takenaka | Stars: Naoto Takenaka, Miho Nakayama, Nobuyoshi Araki, Tadanobu Asano

Votes: 176

13. Tattoo Ari (1982)

107 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.9
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Director: Banmei Takahashi | Stars: Ryûdô Uzaki, Keiko Takahashi, Misako Watanabe, Kazuko Aoki

Votes: 24

14. Maiko wa redî (2014)

135 min | Comedy, Musical

6.6
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Country bumpkin Haruko only ever wanted to become a geisha, like her now-deceased mother. Initially rebuffed for lack of references, Haruko's strong accent intrigues a linguistics professor, who undertakes to coach her.

Director: Masayuki Suo | Stars: Mone Kamishiraishi, Hiroki Hasegawa, Sumiko Fuji, Eri Watanabe

Votes: 109

15. Scanty doll: nugitate no kaori (1984)

55 min | Comedy

6.4
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Director: Toshiyuki Mizutani | Stars: Kaoru Oda, Kôichi Ueda, Ren Ohsugi, Usagi Asô

Votes: 5

16. Shall We Dance (2004)

PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.1
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47 Metascore

A romantic comedy where a bored, overworked Estate Lawyer, upon first sight of a beautiful instructor, signs up for ballroom dancing lessons.

Director: Peter Chelsom | Stars: Richard Gere, Jennifer Lopez, Susan Sarandon, Stanley Tucci

Votes: 35,761 | Gross: $57.89M

17. Abnormal Family (1984)

63 min | Comedy, Drama

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The film tells a story about a woman and her relationship with the family of her husband's, in particular her husband's younger brother and father-in-law. Her husband, on the other hand, ... See full summary »

Director: Masayuki Suo | Stars: Usagi Asô, Haruhiko Fukano, Kurara Hanayama, Raibu Hara

Votes: 92

18. Ijô no hitobito: Densetsuno nijino sankyôdai (1993)

94 min

5.7
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Directors: Ryô Iwamatsu, Masayuki Suo | Stars: Naoto Takenaka, Keiko Oginome, Tomorowo Taguchi, Ryô Iwamatsu

Votes: 6

19. Kume pipo: Zettai aitai 1001 nin (2009– )

54 min | Talk-Show

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Stars: Hiroshi Kume, Chihara Junia, Akiko Yagi, Becky

20. Making of 'A Taxing Woman 2' (1988 Video)

110 min | Documentary

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Director: Masayuki Suo | Stars: Yasuo Daichi, Etsuko Egawa, Seigo Hosogoe, Jûzô Itami

21. The Tomb & the Divorce (1993)

107 min | Comedy

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Director: Ryô Iwamatsu | Stars: Kaoru Kobayashi, Yoshiko Tanaka, Kiyoshirô Imawano, Sachiko Hidari

22. Kodawari otoko to marusa no onna (2012– )

60 min | Documentary

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Stars: Shinpei Asai, Takehiro Hira, Manpei Ikeuchi, Jûzô Itami

23. The Making of 'The Terminal Trust' (2012 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

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Stars: Takao Ohsawa, Masayuki Suo, Kôji Yakusho

24. Tetsuko's Room (1976– )
Episode: Tamiyo Kusakari & Masayuki Suo (2011)

Talk-Show

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Stars: Tetsuko Kuroyanagi, Tamiyo Kusakari, Masayuki Suo

25. Waratte iitomo! (1982– )
Episode: Tamiyo Kusakari & Masayuki Suo (1998)

Comedy, Game-Show, Talk-Show

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Stars: Tamori, Tamiyo Kusakari, Masayuki Suo