Highest Rated Titles With Kôji Yakusho


1. Takeda Shingen (1990 TV Mini-Series)

Drama

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Stars: Shin'ichi Chiba, Mao Daichi, Ken Watanabe, Kôji Yakusho

2. Tadon to chikuwa (1998)

120 min | Fantasy

8.2
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A cab-driver spends his days listening to his passengers' conversations. A writer faces a creativity bottleneck.

Writers: Jun Ichikawa, Masa Nakamura, Shinsuke Sato, Makoto Shiina | Director: Jun Ichikawa | Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Hiroyuki Sanada, Jinpachi Nezu, Satoko Abe

3. Willful Murder (1981)

132 min | Drama

8.1
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Writers: Kimio Yada, Ryûzô Kikushima | Director: Kei Kumai | Stars: Tatsuya Nakadai, Ichirô Nakatani, Yôko Asaji, Takashi Ebata

4. Tampopo (1985)

114 min | Comedy

7.9
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A truck driver stops at a small family-run noodle shop and decides to help its fledgling business. The story is intertwined with various vignettes about the relationship of love and food.

Writer: Jûzô Itami | Director: Jûzô Itami | Stars: Ken Watanabe, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Nobuko Miyamoto, Kôji Yakusho

5. Eureka (2000)

217 min | Drama

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78 Metascore

The traumatized survivors of a murderous bus hijacking come together and take a road trip to attempt to overcome their damaged selves. Meanwhile a serial killer is on the loose.

Writer: Shinji Aoyama | Director: Shinji Aoyama | Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Aoi Miyazaki, Masaru Miyazaki, Yôichirô Saitô

6. The Hunter and the Hunted (2004)

110 min | Drama

7.9
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Jin (Yakusho), a young, widowed police detective who is thinking of leaving the force to better take care of his 8 year old daughter Misaki (Kanno), by chance arrests Neko (Emoto), an ... See full summary »

Writers: Yoshiko Komatsu, Katsuhiko Manabe | Director: Izuru Narushima | Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Akira Emoto, Yui Natsukawa, Keiko Awaji

7. 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.

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

8. Bokura no jidai (2007– )

30 min | Talk-Show

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

9. Smap×Smap (1996– )

52 min | Music, Comedy

7.8
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Stars: Takuya Kimura, Gorô Inagaki, Tsuyoshi Kusanagi, Shingo Katori

10. The Boy and the Beast (2015)

PG-13 | 119 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.7
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65 Metascore

When a young orphaned boy living on the streets of Shibuya stumbles upon a fantastic world of beasts, he's taken in by a gruff warrior beast looking for an apprentice.

Writer: Mamoru Hosoda | Director: Mamoru Hosoda | Stars: Bryn Apprill, Kumiko Asô, Morgan Berry, Jessica Cavanagh

11. 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.

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

12. University of Laughs (2004)

121 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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In pre-war Japan, a government censor tries to make the writer for a theater troupe alter his comedic script. As they work with and against each other, the script ends up developing in unexpected ways.

Writer: Kôki Mitani | Director: Mamoru Hoshi | Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Gorô Inagaki, Tae Kimura, Masao Komatsu

13. Tôno monogatari (1982)

Fantasy, Horror

7.7
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Writer: Kunio Yanagida | Director: Tetsutaro Murano | Stars: Kyôko Enami, Shiho Fujimura, Yoko Hara, Kimihiro Reizei

14. 13 Assassins (2010)

R | 141 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.6
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87 Metascore

A group of assassins come together for a suicide mission to kill an evil lord.

Writers: Kaneo Ikegami, Daisuke Tengan | Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Takayuki Yamada, Yûsuke Iseya, Ikki Sawamura

15. Tokyo Sonata (2008)

PG-13 | 120 min | Drama

7.6
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80 Metascore

An ordinary Japanese family slowly disintegrates after its patriarch loses his job at a prominent company.

Writers: Kiyoshi Kurosawa, Max Mannix, Sachiko Tanaka | Director: Kiyoshi Kurosawa | Stars: Teruyuki Kagawa, Kyôko Koizumi, Yû Koyanagi, Kai Inowaki

16. Kamikaze Taxi (1995)

169 min | Action

7.6
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A young foot soldier in the yakuza seeks revenge when his prostitute girlfriend dies after a session with a high-ranking Japanese politician with a taste for torture. He sets out on a '... See full summary »

Writer: Masato Harada | Director: Masato Harada | Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Kazuya Takahashi, Mickey Curtis, Reiko Kataoka

17. Babel (I) (2006)

R | 143 min | Drama

7.5
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69 Metascore

Tragedy strikes a married couple on vacation in the Moroccan desert, touching off an interlocking story involving four different families.

Writers: Guillermo Arriaga, Alejandro G. Iñárritu | Director: Alejandro G. Iñárritu | Stars: Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Gael García Bernal, Mohamed Akhzam

18. Oyaji no senaka (2014 TV Mini-Series)

54 min | Drama

7.5
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Stars: Maki Horikita, Takashi Kobayashi, Toshiyuki Nishida, Machiko Ono

19. Walking My Life (2007)

124 min | Drama

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A 48-year-old company chief, Yukihiro Fujiyama (Koji Yakusho) goes to a hospital. There he discovered that he has got terminal lung cancer and will die within half a year. He declines any ... See full summary »

Writers: Yasushi Akimoto, Satsuo Endô | Director: Satoshi Isaka | Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Miki Imai, Masatô Ibu, Haruka Igawa

20. The Cure (1997)

111 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

7.4
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70 Metascore

A frustrated detective deals with the case of several gruesome murders committed by people who have no recollection of what they've done.

Writer: Kiyoshi Kurosawa | Director: Kiyoshi Kurosawa | Stars: Masato Hagiwara, Kôji Yakusho, Tsuyoshi Ujiki, Anna Nakagawa

21. The Eel (1997)

Not Rated | 117 min | Drama

7.4
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A businessman kills his adulterous wife and is sent to prison. After the release, he opens a barbershop and meets new people, talking almost to no one except an eel he befriended while in prison.

Writers: Shôhei Imamura, Daisuke Tengan, Motofumi Tomikawa, Akira Yoshimura | Director: Shôhei Imamura | Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Misa Shimizu, Mitsuko Baishô, Akira Emoto

22. Twelve Months (1980)

65 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

7.4
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A young girl meets the Spirits of the Twelve Months when she is sent out during a winter snowstorm to collect galanthus, a flower that blooms in April.

Writers: Samuil Marshak, Yasuko Miyazaki, Kimio Yabuki | Director: Kimio Yabuki | Stars: Earl Hammond, Shinobu Ohtake, Ai Kanzaki, Joan Shepard

23. Miyamoto Musashi (1984–1985)

60 min | Drama

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Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Hidekazu Nagae, Kimiko Ikegami, Kôji Ishizaka

24. The Great Department Store Robbery (1987)

94 min | Drama

7.4
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Writers: Azuma Morisaki, Shoji Yuki | Director: Azuma Morisaki | Stars: Keiko Matsuzaka, Kôji Yakusho, Mitsuru Hirata, Takuzô Kawatani

25. Memoirs of a Geisha (2005)

PG-13 | 145 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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54 Metascore

Nitta Sayuri reveals how she transcended her fishing-village roots and became one of Japan's most celebrated geisha.

Writers: Robin Swicord, Arthur Golden | Director: Rob Marshall | Stars: Ziyi Zhang, Ken Watanabe, Michelle Yeoh, Suzuka Ohgo

26. Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai (2011)

Not Rated | 128 min | Drama

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76 Metascore

An tale of revenge, honor and disgrace, centering on a poverty-stricken samurai who discovers the fate of his ronin son-in-law, setting in motion a tense showdown of vengeance against the house of a feudal lord.

Writers: Kikumi Yamagishi, Yasuhiko Takiguchi | Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Munetaka Aoki, Naoto Takenaka, Hikari Mitsushima

27. Saigo no Chûshingura (2010)

R | 133 min | Drama

7.3
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An army of loyal samurai plot to revenge their unjustly executed lord.

Writers: Kaneo Ikegami, Tsukasa Ikegami, Yôzô Tanaka | Director: Shigemichi Sugita | Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Kôichi Satô, Nanami Sakuraba, Kôji Yamamoto

28. Chronicle of My Mother (2011)

108 min | Drama

7.2
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Writers: Yasushi Inoue, Masato Harada | Director: Masato Harada | Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Aoi Miyazaki, Kirin Kiki, Kaho Minami

29. Paco and the Magical Book (2008)

105 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.2
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Writers: Hirohito Goto, Nobuhiro Monma, Tetsuya Nakashima | Director: Tetsuya Nakashima | Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Ayaka Wilson, Satoshi Tsumabuki, Anna Tsuchiya

30. Bounce Ko Gals (1997)

110 min | Drama

7.2
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45 Metascore

The film follows three modern Japanese schoolgirls in Tokyo as they flirt with lecherous old men and dodge the yakuza in the lucrative and sometimes dangerous practice of "enjo kosai" or "date clubs".

Writer: Masato Harada | Director: Masato Harada | Stars: Hitomi Satô, Yasue Satô, Yukiko Okamoto, Jun Murakami

31. Suite Dreams (2006)

136 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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Writer: Kôki Mitani | Director: Kôki Mitani | Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Takako Matsu, Kôichi Satô, Shingo Katori

32. License to Live (1998)

109 min | Drama, Comedy

7.2
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Yoshi, aged 24, awakes after 10 years in a coma, goes on to start a new life and rebuild his family.

Writer: Kiyoshi Kurosawa | Director: Kiyoshi Kurosawa | Stars: Hidetoshi Nishijima, Shun Sugata, Lily, Kumiko Asô

33. Fireflies: River of Light (2003)

101 min | Drama

7.2
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This is a story that shows the potential dreams and teaches kids to never give up

Writers: Hiroshi Sugawara, Osamu Sôda | Director: Hiroshi Sugawara | Stars: Yukiyoshi Ozawa, Risako Sugaya, Kôji Yakusho, Mirai Yamamoto

34. Ekiro (2009 TV Movie)

130 min | Drama, Mystery

7.2
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Writers: Seichô Matsumoto, Kuniko Mukôda, Shigemichi Sugita, Masao Yajima | Director: Shigemichi Sugita | Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Eri Fukatsu, Tae Kimura, Sôsuke Takaoka

35. Hunter in the Dark (1979)

137 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.1
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Yataro Tanigawa, a one-eyed hired assassin, impresses yakuza boss Gomyo Kiyoemon with his skill. Gomyo hires Tanigawa as his bodyguard, or yojimbo, to protect him during an inter-clan ... See full summary »

Writers: Hideo Gosha, Shôtarô Ikenami | Director: Hideo Gosha | Stars: Tatsuya Nakadai, Tetsurô Tanba, Yoshio Harada, Ayumi Ishida

36. The Terminal Trust (2012)

144 min | Drama

7.1
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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 »

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

37. Nemuru otoko (1996)

103 min

7.1
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Writers: Kiyoshi Kenmochi, Kôhei Oguri | Director: Kôhei Oguri | Stars: Sung-kee Ahn, Christine Hakim, Jun Hamamura, Tokie Hidari

38. Spellbound (1999)

114 min | Drama

7.1
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Writers: Mugita Kinoshita, Satoshi Suzuki, Ryo Takasugi | Director: Masato Harada | Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Tatsuya Nakadai, Kippei Shîna, Ikuji Nakamura

39. Wagaya no rekishi (2010– )

Drama

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Set after WW II, "Wagaya no Rekishi" ( The history of our family) follows the Yame family and its 7 members over the next two decades. The drama will provided a mixture of laughter, romance, drama and suspense.

Stars: Ian Moore, Makoto Sakamoto, Taro Fujioka, Gaku Hamada

40. Charisma (1999)

104 min | Drama

7.0
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A seasoned detective is called in to rescue a politician held hostage by a lunatic. In a brief moment of uncertainty, he misses the chance for action. Leaving his job and family without ... See full summary »

Writer: Kiyoshi Kurosawa | Director: Kiyoshi Kurosawa | Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Hiroyuki Ikeuchi, Ren Ôsugi, Yoriko Dôguchi

41. Onimasa (1982)

146 min | Drama

7.0
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A yakuza melodrama, covering decades in the lives of Boss Onimasa, his adopted daughter Matsue, and his biological daughter Hanako.

Writers: Hideo Gosha, Tomiko Miyao, Kôji Takada | Director: Hideo Gosha | Stars: Tatsuya Nakadai, Masako Natsume, Akiko Nakamura, Akiko Kana

42. The Woodsman and the Rain (2011)

129 min | Comedy

7.0
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Rookie movie director Koichi and his crew travels to the mountain village of Yamamura to film his next movie. The villagers are eventually enlisted to help film the movie and, in particular... See full summary »

Writers: Shûichi Okita, Fumio Moriya | Director: Shûichi Okita | Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Shun Oguri, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Masatô Ibu

43. Shabu gokudo (1996)

164 min

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Writer: Izuru Narushima | Director: Tatsuoki Hosono | Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Ai Saotome, Masayuki Watanabe, Hirotarô Honda

44. Warm Water Under a Red Bridge (2001)

119 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.9
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69 Metascore

A down-and-out businessman travels to a seaside town, where he meets a woman with unusual sexual powers.

Writers: Yo Henmi, Shôhei Imamura, Daisuke Tengan, Motofumi Tomikawa | Director: Shôhei Imamura | Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Misa Shimizu, Mitsuko Baishô, Mansaku Fuwa

45. Dora-heita (2000)

111 min | Action, Crime

6.9
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New magistrate cleans up a corrupt town in his own comic Samurai way.

Writers: Akira Kurosawa, Keisuke Kinoshita, Kon Ichikawa, Masaki Kobayashi, Shûgorô Yamamoto | Director: Kon Ichikawa | Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Yûko Asano, Tsurutarô Kataoka, Ryûdô Uzaki

46. A Samurai Chronicle (2014)

129 min | Drama

6.9
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Writers: Rin Hamuro, Motomu Furuta, Takashi Koizumi | Director: Takashi Koizumi | Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Jun'ichi Okada, Maki Horikita, Mieko Harada

47. Toad's Oil (2009)

131 min | Drama

6.9
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The story of Takuro Yazawa, a day trader who claims he can earn hundreds of millions of yen in one day, and those around him as they attempt to cope with the death of his son and somehow ... See full summary »

Writers: Kôji Yakusho, Hideko Nakata, Urara | Director: Kôji Yakusho | Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Satomi Kobayashi, Eita, Kaoru Yachigusa

48. The Last Game (1979)

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Writers: Kihachi Okamoto, Nobuo Yamada | Director: Kihachi Okamoto | Stars: Toshiyuki Nagashima, Hiroshi Katsuno, Hirotarô Honda, Keiko Takeshita

49. Drug Connection (1993)

110 min | Crime

6.8
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Writer: Isao Matsumoto | Director: Shôkaku Baba | Stars: Tomoya Akashi, Yuka Aoki, Chimaru Asata, Samuel Bopp

50. Kizuna (1998)

123 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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Tetsuro Haga is a troubled gangster, living under the assumed identity Ise for ten years, to escape jail for gunning down his cruel adoptive father. His life begins to unravel when a ... See full summary »

Writers: Haruhiko Arai, Tooru Shirakawa | Director: Kichitaro Negishi | Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Ken Watanabe, Yumi Asô, Yôsuke Saitô

51. Tôkyô genpatsu (2004)

110 min | Comedy, Thriller

6.8
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Writer: Gen Yamakawa | Director: Gen Yamakawa | Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Toshiki Ayata, Yasunori Danta, Mitsuru Hirata

52. The Emperor in August (2015)

135 min | Drama, History

6.7
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The War ended on August 15th, 1945. What took place in Japan on the previous night? The unknown destiny of the day is unveiled.

Writers: Kazutoshi Handô, Masato Harada | Director: Masato Harada | Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Masahiro Motoki, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Shin'ichi Tsutsumi

53. Seance (2000 TV Movie)

118 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

6.7
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A psychic housewife and her husband become burdened with a kidnapped girl who escaped her assailant. Junko will not let her husband call the hospital or the police for purely selfish ... See full summary »

Writers: Mark McShane, Tetsuya Onishi, Kiyoshi Kurosawa | Director: Kiyoshi Kurosawa | Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Jun Fubuki, Tsuyoshi Kusanagi, Hikari Ishida

54. Mt. Tsurugidake (2009)

139 min | Adventure, Drama

6.7
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In 1907, a group of men climb an unconquered peak in the last unmapped region of Japan.

Writers: Jirô Nitta, Daisaku Kimura, Atsuo Kikuchi, Toshimasa Miyamura | Director: Daisaku Kimura | Stars: Tadanobu Asano, Teruyuki Kagawa, Ryûhei Matsuda, Yukiyoshi Ozawa

55. Jônetsu tairiku (1998– )

30 min | Documentary

6.7
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Stars: Hitoshi Kubota, Kenta Maeda, Yûji Tanaka, Hikari Ôta

56. Pulse (2001)

R | 118 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.6
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70 Metascore

Two groups of people discover evidence that suggests spirits may be trying to invade the human world through the Internet.

Writer: Kiyoshi Kurosawa | Director: Kiyoshi Kurosawa | Stars: Haruhiko Katô, Kumiko Asô, Koyuki, Kurume Arisaka

57. The World of Kanako (2014)

118 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

6.6
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55 Metascore

As former detective Akikazu searches for his missing daughter, Kanako, he soon learns she has a mysterious secret life.

Writers: Akio Fukamachi, Tetsuya Nakashima, Miako Tadano, Nobuhiro Monma | Director: Tetsuya Nakashima | Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Nana Komatsu, Satoshi Tsumabuki, Hiroya Shimizu

58. Isoroku Yamamoto, the Commander-in-Chief of the Combined Fleet (2011)

140 min | Biography, Drama, War

6.6
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The life of Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto from the early 1930's to his death at the hands of the US military in 1945.

Writers: Yasuo Hasegawa, Kenzaburô Iida | Director: Izuru Narushima | Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Hiroshi Abe, Shûichi Azumaya, Mitsugorô Bandô

59. Lost Paradise (1997)

119 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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The tragic tale of two lovers whose passion burns so intensely it destroys them. Based on the bestselling novel by Junichi Watanabe... See full synopsis »

Writers: Kyoko Morinaga, Junichi Watanabe | Director: Yoshimitsu Morita | Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Hitomi Kuroki, Akira Terao, Toshio Shiba

60. Doppelganger (2003)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Thriller

6.6
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Hayasaki is an inventor working on an Artificial Body. It is not going well and he is stressed out and on the verge of being fired from the research division of his company. His ... See full summary »

Writers: Ken Furusawa, Kiyoshi Kurosawa | Director: Kiyoshi Kurosawa | Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Hiromi Nagasaku, Yûsuke Santamaria, Masahiro Toda

61. Totsunyûseyo! Asama sansô jiken (2002)

130 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.6
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When radicals from Japan's Red Army took a woman hostage in the resort town of Karuizawa, Nagano in 1972, Officer Atsuyuki Sassa was put in charge of diffusing the situation. But the task ... See full summary »

Writers: Masato Harada, Atsuyuki Sassa | Director: Masato Harada | Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Ryûdô Uzaki, Yûki Amami, Masatô Ibu

63. The Kiyosu Conference (2013)

138 min | Comedy, History

6.5
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After the forced suicide of Nobunaga Oda at the Incident at Honno-ji, powerful figures Katsuie Shibata, Hideyoshi Toyotomi, Nagahide Niwa and Tsuneoki Ikeda meet to decide on a successor. ... See full summary »

Writer: Kôki Mitani | Director: Kôki Mitani | Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Yô Ôizumi, Fumiyo Kohinata, Kôichi Satô

64. Himeyuri no Tô (1982)

142 min | Drama, War

6.5
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Story follows a group of high school girls trained as nurses during World War II who witness the horrors of war first-hand on Okinawa.

Writer: Yôko Mizuki | Director: Tadashi Imai | Stars: Komaki Kurihara, Yûko Kotegawa, Yoshiko Tanaka, Kumiko Ohba

65. Sakebi (2006)

R | 104 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.4
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A detective investigates a series of murders. A possible serial killer might be on a rampage, since they all are in the same vicinity and by the same method, but as the evidence points ... See full summary »

Writer: Kiyoshi Kurosawa | Director: Kiyoshi Kurosawa | Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Manami Konishi, Tsuyoshi Ihara, Hiroyuki Hirayama

66. Lakeside Murder Case (2004)

118 min | Mystery

6.3
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Three couples are staying at a lakeside cottage with their children. They want them to prepare intensely for a prestigious high school's entrance exam with the help of a private tutor. One ... See full summary »

Writers: Shinji Aoyama, Masaki Fukasawa, Keigo Higashino | Director: Shinji Aoyama | Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Hiroko Yakushimaru, Akira Emoto, Etsushi Toyokawa

67. Gelatin Silver, Love (2009)

87 min | Thriller

6.2
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Writers: Mitsunori Gu, Kazumi Kurigami | Director: Kazumi Kurigami | Stars: Masatoshi Nagase, Rie Miyazawa, Kôji Yakusho, Yûki Amami

68. Argentine Baba (2007)

112 min | Comedy, Drama

6.0
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Writers: Banana Yoshimoto, Naoki Nagao, Arisa Kaneko | Director: Naoki Nagao | Stars: Kyôka Suzuki, Kôji Yakusho, Maki Horikita, Ittoku Kishibe

69. Silk (2007)

R | 107 min | Drama, Romance

5.9
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39 Metascore

The story of a married silkworm merchant-turned-smuggler in 19th century France traveling to Japan for his town's supply of silkworms after a disease wipes out their African supply. During his stay in Japan, he becomes obsessed with the concubine of a local baron.

Writers: Alessandro Baricco, François Girard, Michael Golding | Director: François Girard | Stars: Michael Pitt, Keira Knightley, Kôji Yakusho, Sei Ashina

70. Mezamashi terebi (1994– )

News

5.4
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Stars: Shin'ichi Karube, Yôko Shôno, Masaharu Miyake, Yuki Yamasaki

71. Lorelei: The Witch of the Pacific Ocean (2005)

128 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

5.3
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A drama set during World War II where a submarine carrying a secret weapon attempts to stop a planned third atomic bombing of Japan. Based on Harutoshi Fukui's novel Shuusen no Lorelei.

Writers: Harutoshi Fukui, Satoshi Suzuki | Directors: Shinji Higuchi, Cellin Gluck | Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Satoshi Tsumabuki, Toshirô Yanagiba, Yû Kashii

72. The Sin (2007)

64 min | Drama

3.0
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Writer: Shô Tsukikawa | Director: Shô Tsukikawa | Stars: Mariko Munekiyo, Gô Rijû, Ayumu Saitô, Takao Satomura

73. Defending the Enemy

Drama | Announced

Attorney John Skeen is hired by General Douglas MacArthur for the war crimes trial against General Masaharu Homma for his role in the Bataan death march in World War II.

Writer: Lawrence Taylor | Director: James Moll | Stars: Jim Sturgess, Kôji Yakusho

74. Sawako no asa (2011– )

30 min | Talk-Show

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Stars: Sawako Agawa, Ayano Toyoda, Kumiko Asô, Chisako Takashima

76. Inochi (1986– )

Drama

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Stars: Yoshiko Mita, Mako Ishino, Kôji Yakusho, Yoshiko Kuga

77. Another Way: D-Kikan-Joho (1988)

144 min | Drama

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Writer: Kyôtarô Nishimura | Director: Kôsaku Yamashita | Stars: Ayumi Ishida, Udo Kier, Sydne Rome, Kôji Yakusho

78. Ashita Switch (2012– )

24 min | Talk-Show

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Stars: Seiichi Tanabe, Aki Nakada, Yoshimi Tokui, Minami

79. The Dawn of Gaia (2002– )

Documentary

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Stars: Keizô Kanie, Kôji Yakusho, Yôsuke Eguchi, Shôzô Hashimoto

80. Early Autumn (2011 TV Movie)

Drama

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Writer: Yasushi Inoue | Director: Masato Harada | Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Noriko Nakagoshi

81. Ôsama no buranchi (1996– )

270 min | Talk-Show

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A variety show that covers movies, TV, travel, books, food, shopping and celebrity news.

Stars: Atsuko Kohata, Ritsuko Tanaka, Yasufumi Terawaki, Shôsuke Tanihara

82. Swing Man (2000)

Drama

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Writers: Tetsu Maeda, Raimi Mori | Director: Tetsu Maeda | Stars: Hôka Kinoshita, Urara Awata, Aoi Miyazaki, Kazuki Kitamura

83. Toride naki mono (2004 TV Movie)

Drama

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Writer: Hisashi Nozawa | Director: Yasuo Tsuruhashi | Stars: Yôko Maki, Naomasa Musaka, Saneyuki Owada, Kyôka Suzuki

84. The 39th Annual Japan Academy Awards (2016 TV Special)

Talk-Show

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Stars: Rie Miyazawa, Toshiyuki Nishida, Shin Adachi, Sakura Andô

85. The 38th Annual Japan Academy Awards (2015 TV Special)

110 min | Reality-TV, Talk-Show

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Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Haruma Miura, Nana Komatsu, Hiroshi Abe

86. The 23rd Annual Japan Academy Awards (2000 TV Special)

Reality-TV

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Stars: Hiroshi Sekiguchi, Mieko Harada, Masamichi Amano, Kiyohito Ando

87. Tokugawa Ieyasu (1983– )

Drama

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Stars: Sakae Takita, Kuniyasu Atsumi, Terumi Azuma, Hideko Hara

88. Takushî sanba (1981– )

70 min | Drama

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Stars: Ken Ogata, Ryutaro Tatsumi, Asao Sano, Jirô Sakagami

89. Kagai jugyô: yôkoso senpai (1998– )

25 min | Reality-TV, Talk-Show

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Stars: Ryôta Murata, Shigeko Suzuki, Kyôko Heya, Kôji Yakusho

90. Honne biyori (2011– )

30 min | Talk-Show

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Stars: You, Arata Iura, Noriko Nakagoshi, Ryûji Aoki

91. Otona no otoko (1997– )

Comedy, Drama

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Three close friends realize, at the age of 40, that maybe it's time to think seriously about getting married. Employed by an advertising agency, each struggles with his own weaknesses. One ... See full summary »

Stars: Yasunori Danta, Mitsuru Fukikoshi, Taizô Harada, Kazuko Katô

92. Goodbye: Watashi ga koroshita Dazai Osamu (1992 TV Movie)

110 min | Drama

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Writer: Akira Hayasaka | Director: Yukio Fukamachi | Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Kanako Higuchi, Keiko Oginome, Chôichirô Kawarasaki

93. The 35th Annual Japan Academy Awards (2012 TV Special)

120 min | Reality-TV

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Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Aoi Miyazaki, Masami Nagasawa, Kaneto Shindô

94. The Radio of Hope: After Tsunami 3.11 (2013)

70 min | Documentary

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Directors: Kazunari Tsukahara, Tarô Umemura | Star: Kôji Yakusho

95. Making of 'Tampopo' (1986 Video)

87 min | Documentary

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Writer: Toshiro Uratani | Director: Toshiro Uratani | Stars: Toshiya Fujita, Isao Hashizume, Seigo Hosogoe, Hisashi Igawa

96. Gurenbana (1993)

119 min

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Writers: Isao Okishima, Toshimichi Saeki | Director: Mamoru Watanabe | Stars: Kumiko Akiyoshi, Kôji Yakusho, Kumiko Takeda, Seiji Kurasaki

97. Shimizu Jirochô monogatari (1995 TV Movie)

Drama

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Stars: Yoichi Hayashi, Shôhei Hino, Renji Ishibashi, Ken Matsudaira

98. The 36th Annual Japan Academy Awards (2013 TV Special)

Reality-TV

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Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Ryôko Hirosue, Masato Harada, Hiroshi Abe

99. SmaSTATION (2001– )

54 min | Talk-Show

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Stars: Shingo Katori, Pete Plum, Adeyto, Jeremy Deschner

100. Scorsese on Imamura (2007 TV Movie)

89 min | Documentary

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Stars: Mitsuko Baishô, Kenichi Benitani, Akiko Imamura, Shôhei Imamura