Most Rated Movies and TV Shows With Takeshi Katô
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2. Ran (1985)
R | 162 min | Action, Drama
In Medieval Japan, an elderly warlord retires, handing over his empire to his three sons. However, he vastly underestimates how the new-found power will corrupt them and cause them to turn on each other...and him.
Votes: 101,260 | Gross: $3.52M
4. Throne of Blood (1957)
Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, History
A war-hardened general, egged on by his ambitious wife, works to fulfill a prophecy that he would become lord of Spider's Web Castle.
5. The Hidden Fortress (1958)
Not Rated | 126 min | Adventure, Drama
Lured by gold, two greedy peasants escort a man and woman across enemy lines. However, they do not realize that their companions are actually a princess and her general.
7. The Bad Sleep Well (1960)
Not Rated | 151 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A vengeful young man marries the daughter of a corrupt industrialist in order to seek justice for his father's suicide.
9. Battles Without Honor and Humanity (1973)
Not Rated | 99 min | Crime, Drama
During the violent chaos of post-War Japanese black market, a young gangster called Shozo Hirono has to keep up with the rapid shifts of power between unscrupulous bosses.
12. The Insect Woman (1963)
Not Rated | 123 min | Drama
Life story of a woman born in poverty trying to succeed. Through her many schemes, she faces her ups and downs in a cyclical nature, fueled mostly by self-interest.
14. Doomsday: The Sinking of Japan (2006)
PG-13 | 135 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Japan will sink down to the deep sea. The governments only hope is evacuate all Japanese to some other countries.
15. Fighting Elegy (1966)
Not Rated | 86 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
During the 1930s, a teenager yearns for a Catholic girl, whose only desire is to reform his sinful tendencies. Hormones raging, the young man channels his unsatisfied lust into the only outlet available: savage, crazed violence.
16. Zatoichi's Revenge (1965)
Not Rated | 84 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
After Zatoichi learns of his sensei's murder he uncovers a horrible conspiracy involving the local government and crime family.
17. Proxy War (1973)
Not Rated | 119 min | Action, Drama
Yakuza boss Shozo Hirono must choose his alliances carefully as the local gangster family affiliations prove themselves to be wildly unstable, causing gang conflicts to slowly escalate.
18. Police Tactics (1974)
Not Rated | 101 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Conflicts between Hirono's family and Yamamori's family (and their allies) are made more tense by the ambitious underlings and the police's efforts to impose a crackdown on the gangs.
19. Turtles Swim Faster Than Expected (2005)
90 min | Comedy
Suzume Katagura is a bored housewife who spends her days doing chores and taking care of her husband's pet turtle. One day she sees a wanted ad for spies. Hoping for some excitement she decides to give them a call.
20. Mifune: The Last Samurai (2015)
Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary
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.
Votes: 724 | Gross: $0.06M
21. Ninja, a Band of Assassins (1962)
Not Rated | 104 min | Action, Drama
Ishikawa Goemon (Ichikawa Raizo), a talented young ninja, becomes ensnared in a twisted scheme to assassinate Oda Nobunaga, an evil warlord bent on ruling feudal Japan with an iron fist. ... See full summary »
22. Japan's Longest Day (1967)
157 min | Drama, History, War
Following the detonation of the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the Japanese military and the government clash over the demand from the Allies for unconditional surrender. Minister ... See full summary »
23. A Sun-Tribe Myth from the Bakumatsu Era (1957)
110 min | Comedy, Drama
In the last days of the Shogunate, a resourceful grifter seeks to outwit competing prostitutes, rebellious samurai and other inhabitants of a brothel in order to survive the hardened times.
24. The Inugami Family (1976)
146 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
After the death of the Father , His family are gathered to share Inheritances , but suddenly a woman with a mysterious masked man arrive there , claiming to be the other wife of the man ...
27. Princess from the Moon (1987)
121 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Based on a centuries-old traditional Japanese fairy tale, a country couple finds a baby girl in some bamboo and raises her as their own daughter. Not the same as the original tale, though, ... See full summary »
28. The Thick-Walled Room (1956)
110 min | Drama
A group of rank-and-file Japanese soldiers are jailed for crimes against humanity, themselves victims of a nation refusing to bear its burdens as a whole.
30. Inugami-ke no ichizoku (2006)
134 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A web of deceit, adultery and greed manifests in Kon Ichikawa's remake of his own 1976 hit about a murder investigation that reveals years of hidden skeletons and a shocking family secret.
31. Bushido (1963)
122 min | Action, Drama
After a salary-man's fiancée attempts suicide, he remembers his gruesome family history, which sees his ancestors sacrificing themselves for the sake of their cruel lords, and realizes that he's about to repeat their mistakes.
33. A Wanderer's Notebook (1962)
124 min | Drama
Fumiko struggles to get her literary work published, spending years working in poverty while being abused by her boyfriend all the while hoping to break free from the cycle.
34. The Geisha House (1998)
113 min | Drama
Young Tokiko works at a geisha house as a maid, waiting for her maiko practice (apprenticeship of geisha) to begin. The movie depicts detailed lifestyle of geishas at that time, showing their rules, loves, beauties and humanities.
35. The Return of Godzilla (1984)
103 min | Action
Reporter Goro Maki is investigating a ship were all except for one man "Hiroshi Okumura" were killed by sea lice. After attacks on a soviet submarine they come to the conclusion that a new ... See full summary »
37. Akuma no temari-uta (1977)
144 min | Mystery
Kôsuke Kindaichi, a somewhat peculiar private detective, visits a remote town. He meets a police detective and they start to investigate an old unsolved murder. Then some murders happen. ... See full summary »
38. Aladdin and the Magic Lamp (1982)
65 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
This is the classic story of the young boy Aladdin who is tricked by and evil wizard to go inside the cave that holds a great treasure and there is an old lamp that he needs to bring to him... See full summary »
39. Battle of the Japan Sea (1969)
G | 128 min | Drama, History, War
Japan and Russia clash in what comes to be known as the Russo-Japanese War. An attempt by the Japanese fleet and army to take Port Arthur fails, and a Russian fleet bears down on the Sea of Japan.
40. The Great White Tower (1966)
150 min | Drama
Zaizen Goro may only be an assistant professor but he has already made a name for himself. His superior, however, does not approve of his attitude towards their profession, and is at odds ... See full summary »
41. Firebird: Daybreak Chapter (1978)
137 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
This extraordinarily complex film is not only a send-up of every samurai film ever made, it is also an extrapolation of the value of life. The Yamatai, represented by Prince Susano-O and ... See full summary »
42. Four Days of Snow and Blood (1989)
114 min | Action, Drama, War
Based on the "2.26 Incident", an attempted coup d'état in Japan 1936, launched by radical ultra-nationalist parts of the military. Several leading politicians were killed and the center of ... See full summary »
43. Sennen no koi - Hikaru Genji monogatari (2001)
143 min | Biography, Drama, History
Based on the ancient Japanese Tale of Genji. This film is set in 900AD and tells the story of a famous female writer of the time, Murasaki Shikibu. Her story begins from the death of her ... See full summary »
49. Foundry Town (1962)
99 min | Drama
Set in Kawaguchi, just north of Tokyo in the early 60s, this simple story chronicles the lives of poor foundry workers and their families, and one girl's dreams of self-improvement through ... See full synopsis »
50. Children of Nagasaki (1983)
128 min | Drama, War
In Nagasaki, Japan, on 09 August 1945, at 11:02 AM, 80.000 dead and thousand of persons wounded or contaminated by radiation were victims of one of the most hideous crimes of the mankind ... See full summary »