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1. The Kyoto Connection (1973)

R | 72 min | Action, Drama

4.8
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On a trip to Japan a woman accidentally enters the wrong car. The driver is a sexually frustrated loner.

Director: Sadao Nakajima | Stars: Christina Lindberg, Ichirô Araki, Gô Awazu, Yurie Hidaka

Votes: 238

2. Uzumasa Limelight (2014)

Not Rated | 103 min | Action, Drama

5.7
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The film centers an aged movie extra who specializes to be killed in samurai movies without ever being lit by the limelight. Using Charlie Chaplin's film Limelight as an underlying theme, ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Ochiai | Stars: Seizô Fukumoto, Chihiro Yamamoto, Masashi Gôda, Hirotarô Honda

Votes: 818

3. Mifune: The Last Samurai (2015)

Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary

7.2
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64 Metascore

A feature-length documentary about the life and films of legendary actor Toshiro Mifune, weaving together film clips, archival stills, and interviews with such luminaries as Steven Spielberg and Martin Scorsese. Narrated by Keanu Reeves.

Director: Steven Okazaki | Stars: Wataru Akashi, Kyôko Kagawa, Takeshi Katô, Hisao Kurosawa

Votes: 720 | Gross: $0.06M

4. Shôgun Iemitsu no ranshin - Gekitotsu (1989)

114 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.0
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Iemitsu, Tokugawa Shogun III, hates his eldest son Takechiyo; all his love is given to his younger son Tokumatsu. One day, he orders Takechiyo to an initiation rite in Yedo (today's Tokio).... See full summary »

Director: Yasuo Furuhata | Stars: Ken Ogata, Norihito Arai, Toshihiro Asari, Shin'ichi Chiba

Votes: 445

5. Anego (1988)

101 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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The widow of a murdered yakuza boss serves jail time for attacking the man she believes killed her husband. After her release, as she is shadowed by a hitman, she returns to thoughts of revenge.

Director: Ryuichi Takamori | Stars: Hitomi Kuroki, Hiroki Matsukata, Takeshi Kitano, Yoshiko Kayama

Votes: 32

6. Yoshiwara enjô (1987)

133 min | Adult

6.7
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A young woman is sold into the famous red light district brothel in Yoshiwara by her bankrupt father.

Director: Hideo Gosha | Stars: Yûko Natori, Rino Katase, Jinpachi Nezu, Sayoko Ninomiya

Votes: 125

7. Oda Nobunaga (1992 TV Movie)

240 min | History

7.2
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Director: Sadao Nakajima | Stars: Shin'ichi Chiba, Mariko Fuji, Rino Katase, Hiroki Matsukata

Votes: 12

8. Sanbiki no mesubachi (1970)

87 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

4.6
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Director: Motohiro Torii | Stars: Reiko Ohara, Junko Natsu, Tsunehiko Watase, Asao Koike

Votes: 12

9. Jînzu burûsu: Asu naki buraiha (1974)

91 min | Crime, Thriller

7.0
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Hijiriko makes off from the bar she works at with money and a car that isn't hers. Meanwhile, Jiro Katagiri is up to no good with his gangster friends and ends up making off with all their ... See full summary »

Director: Sadao Nakajima | Stars: Tsunehiko Watase, Meiko Kaji, Ryôhei Uchida, Hideo Murota

Votes: 98

10. Sanada Yukimura no bouryaku (1979)

148 min | Action, Drama

6.0
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Generel Sanada, seeking retribution for the murder of his father and a lost battle, both conceived by the Shogun, devises a series of brilliant plans to thwart the Shogun's overwhelming strength.

Director: Sadao Nakajima | Stars: Hiroki Matsukata, Minori Terada, Teruhiko Aoi, Guts Ishimatsu

Votes: 102

11. Kunoichi ninpo (1964)

87 min | Action, Drama

6.9
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In Osaka during the Edo period, ruler Sanada Yukimura was in losing position. Fearing Toyotomi's blood descendants would end, he impregnates one Shinano female ninja with the seed of Toyotomi in hopes of continuing the bloodline.

Director: Sadao Nakajima | Stars: Mari Yoshimura, Yumiko Nogawa, Shigeru Tsuyuguchi, Sanae Nakahara

Votes: 13

12. Moeru yusha (1981)

90 min | Action, Drama

6.4
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Jo has just come back to Japan for the funeral of his parents, who were killed in Africa where the family had been living throughout most of Jo's life. Once the funeral was over, he missed the boat home, so he ends up staying in town.

Director: Tooru Dobashi | Stars: Hiroyuki Sanada, Hiroshi Katsuno, Kazue Itô, Hikaru Kurosaki

Votes: 11

13. Okinawa Yakuza sensô (1976)

96 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.2
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Set in Okinawa 1971, one year before the return of power to the mainland, this film highlights the bloody battle of Okinawa Yakuza gangsters versus mainland system.

Director: Sadao Nakajima | Stars: Hiroki Matsukata, Shin'ichi Chiba, Mikio Narita, Tatsuo Umemiya

Votes: 39

14. Girl Boss: Escape from Reform School (1973)

90 min | Action

6.6
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Director: Sadao Nakajima | Stars: Miki Sugimoto, Yûko Kanô, Hiroko Isayama, Rika Sudô

Votes: 37

15. Theater of Life (1983)

138 min | Drama

7.4
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Directors: Kinji Fukasaku, Sadao Nakajima, Jun'ya Satô | Stars: Keiko Matsuzaka, Toshiyuki Nagashima, Kie Nakai, Hiroki Matsukata

Votes: 9

16. Yakuza senso: Nihon no Don (1977)

132 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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A supposedly true-to-life story of one of the biggest rightists - yakuza bosses in 1950s - '60s Japan.

Director: Sadao Nakajima | Stars: Shin Saburi, Kôji Tsuruta, Hiroki Matsukata, Kô Nishimura

Votes: 14

17. Âa dôki no sakura (1967)

107 min | War

6.9
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Two friends are drafted to the army and eventually becomes kamikaze pilots.

Director: Sadao Nakajima | Stars: Hiroki Matsukata, Shin'ichi Chiba, Isao Natsuyagi, Keizô Kanie

Votes: 15

18. Shag (1978)

139 min | Crime, Drama

7.7
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In this crime thriller produced by Toshiro Mifune (who has a supporting role), hard-boiled Shiro Akitsu goes on a relentless search for his abducted 7-year old daughter, with the aid of an Ainu dog summoned by a whistle she gave him.

Director: Sadao Nakajima | Stars: Bunta Sugawara, Wakako Sakai, Mika Matsushita, Kin'ya Kitaôji

Votes: 9

19. The Boss's Boss (1979)

137 min | Crime, Drama

6.3
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Director: Sadao Nakajima | Stars: Bunta Sugawara, Noboru Andô, Kôji Tsuruta, Kentarô Shimizu

Votes: 9

20. Kogarashi Monjirô (1972)

91 min | Action

6.7
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Kogarashi Monjiro is a lone samurai who agrees to take responsibility for a murder that his friend committed so that he can stay with his dying mother, with the expectation that his friend ... See full summary »

Director: Sadao Nakajima | Stars: Bunta Sugawara, Kyôko Enami, Yukie Kagawa, Ryûko Azuma

Votes: 26

21. Conquest (1982)

142 min | Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi

5.5
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Director: Sadao Nakajima | Stars: Toshirô Mifune, Mariko Okada, Bunta Sugawara, Tomisaburô Wakayama

Votes: 20

22. Nihon no Don: Kanketsuhen (1978)

131 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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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: 15

23. Bôkensha kamikaze (1981)

115 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

5.8
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An ex-Olympic athlete and a student commit cash robbery. Aki Hoshino, a Pre-med student, becomes inspired to steal money the school collected as "special fees" from parents wanting to assure their offspring's' acceptance.

Director: Ryuichi Takamori | Stars: Shin'ichi Chiba, Hiroyuki Sanada, Kumiko Akiyoshi, Shizue Abe

Votes: 11

24. Nihon ansatsu hiroku (1969)

142 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.7
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This anthology film consists of nine incidents in the late 19th and early 20th centuries when assassins changed the course of Japanese history.

Director: Sadao Nakajima | Stars: Shin'ichi Chiba, Chiezô Kataoka, Kôji Tsuruta, Ken Takakura

Votes: 36

25. Takeda Shingen (1990– )

Drama

8.3
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During the 16th Century Japan was involved in the Sengoku Period, an era of Civil Wars and the powerful Warlords who fought them. One of the earliest and strongest of these men was the ... See full summary »

Stars: Shin'ichi Chiba, Mao Daichi, Shôhei Hino, Kimiko Ikegami

Votes: 33

26. Bôhachi bushidô: Sa burai (1974)

83 min | Action

5.9
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A ronin desperado who turns into a criminal is condemned to death sentence. However, he is saved by the notorious Bohachi clan who contemplate to use his sword skills against their rivals. ... See full summary »

Director: Takashi Harada | Stars: Gorô Ibuki, Reiko Ike, Bin Amatsu, Keiko Aikawa

Votes: 27

27. Nippon no Don: Yabohen (1977)

141 min | Crime, Drama

7.6
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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: 16

28. Love's Twisting Path (2018)

Drama, Romance

4.2
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A love story torn by swords... In Kyoto in the last days of Edo Period, the bloody conflict continues between local feudal domains, who aim to overthrow the Tokugawa Shogunate, and the ... See full summary »

Director: Sadao Nakajima | Stars: Ryô Kimura, Asahi Kurizuka, Kengo Kôra, Masatoshi Nagase

Votes: 8

29. Renegade ninjas (1979)

148 min | Action

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Director: Sadao Nakajima | Stars: Hiroki Matsukata, Kinnosuke Nakamura, Chiezô Kataoka, Tetsurô Tanba

30. Company Buggers (1975)

95 min | Crime

6.5
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Director: Sadao Nakajima | Stars: Hiroki Matsukata, Tatsuo Umemiya, Tetsurô Tanba, Tomisaburô Wakayama

Votes: 6

31. Tokyo-Seoul-Bangkok (1973)

104 min | Action, Crime

6.4
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A truck driver arriving Seoul to receive his dead sister's ashes. While there, he discovers the death may not have been an accident after all, and has something to do with international drug smuggling.

Director: Sadao Nakajima | Stars: Shin'ichi Chiba, Hiroki Matsukata, Bunta Sugawara, Kim Chang-Sook

Votes: 13

32. Twisted Sex (1971)

Documentary

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A look at sex in Japan, that covers underground gay life, transvestites, sex change operations, tattoos, and S&M.

Director: Sadao Nakajima | Star: Oniroku Dan

33. Kunoichi keshô (1964)

90 min | Action, Romance

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Director: Sadao Nakajima | Stars: Kô Nishimura, Mako Midori, Yuriko Mishima, Masumi Harukawa

34. Bakamasa horamasa toppamasa (1976)

90 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.0
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Director: Sadao Nakajima | Stars: Bunta Sugawara, Jin Nakayama, Casey Takamine, Mitsuko Baishô

Votes: 10

35. Matatabi san ning yakuza (1965)

120 min | Action, Drama

7.0
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This anthology tells three separate stories, all about yakuza (Japan's gangsters) in the feudal period. In the first, Sentaro, a roaming yakuza, seeks sanctuary with a gang which then asks ... See full summary »

Director: Tadashi Sawashima | Stars: Kinnosuke Nakamura, Tatsuya Nakadai, Hiroki Matsukata, Hiroko Sakuramachi

Votes: 20

36. Chôeki Tarô: Mamushi no kyôdai (1971)

87 min | Action, Crime

6.7
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Director: Sadao Nakajima | Stars: Bunta Sugawara, Tamio Kawaji, Noboru Andô, Tomomi Satô

Votes: 6

37. Nippon '69 sekkusu ryoki chitai (1969)

93 min | Documentary

5.0
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Director: Sadao Nakajima | Star: Yoshihiro Katô

Votes: 9

38. 1750 Days of Turbulence (1990)

115 min | Action, Drama

5.8
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Director: Sadao Nakajima | Stars: Kiichi Nakai, Kiyoshi Nakajo, Mariko Okada, Narimi Arimori

Votes: 8

39. Mamushi no kyôdai: Shôgai kyôkatsu jûhappan (1972)

88 min | Action, Crime

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Director: Sadao Nakajima | Stars: Bunta Sugawara, Tamio Kawaji, Tsunehiko Watase, Kyôsuke Machida

40. Gokudô sensô: Butôha (1991)

115 min

7.2
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Director: Sadao Nakajima | Stars: Kiichi Nakai, Chiharu Matsuyama, Keiko Masuda, Eiko Nagashima

Votes: 5

41. Ô-oku maruhi monogatari (1967)

96 min | Drama

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Director: Sadao Nakajima | Stars: Yoshiko Sakuma, Isuzu Yamada, Sumiko Fuji, Kyôko Kishida

42. Mamushi to aodaishô (1975)

91 min | Crime

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Director: Sadao Nakajima | Stars: Bunta Sugawara, Tamio Kawaji, Mako Midori, Ichirô Araki

43. A Savage Beast Goes Mad (1976)

78 min | Drama, Action, Crime

6.6
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Director: Sadao Nakajima | Stars: Tsunehiko Watase, Jun Hoshino, Takuzô Kawatani, Ryûji Katagiri

Votes: 25

44. Zoku ô-oku maruhi monogatari (1967)

95 min | Drama

4.9
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Director: Sadao Nakajima | Stars: Tomoko Ogawa, Mako Midori, Masayo Banri, Chieko Higashiyama

Votes: 11

45. Teppôdama no bigaku (1973)

100 min

6.9
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A low-life crook gets a job as a yakuza hit-man and proceeds to pretend to be a big shot. There are, however, things that cannot be faked.

Director: Sadao Nakajima | Stars: Tsunehiko Watase, Miki Sugimoto, Mitsuru Mori, Asao Koike

Votes: 21

46. Kuroi tsume (1964)

94 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller

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Director: Kôsaku Yamashita | Stars: Hiroki Matsukata, Nobuo Kaneko, Kô Nishimura, Jun Hamamura

47. Bodo shimane keimusho (1975)

95 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.1
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Director: Sadao Nakajima | Stars: Hiroki Matsukata, Kin'ya Kitaôji, Gorô Ibuki, Tamio Kawaji

Votes: 18

48. Yakuza gurentai (1966)

89 min | Crime

7.0
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Director: Sadao Nakajima | Stars: Hiroki Matsukata, Shigeru Amachi, Kazuko Inano, Yuriko Mishima

Votes: 24

49. Mankiller (1969)

90 min | Action

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Director: Kôsaku Yamashita | Stars: Junko Miyazono, Makoto Satô, Masumi Tachibana, Rokkô Toura

50. Yakuza Ladies 6 (1996)

114 min

5.3
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Director: Sadao Nakajima | Stars: Shima Iwashita, Rino Katase, Shizuka Kudô, Ryo Ishibashi

Votes: 9



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