Highest Rated Movies and TV Shows With Daisuke Ryû
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1. 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: 100,176 | Gross: $3.52M
2. The Ginger Tree (1989– )
240 min | Drama
In 1903, a young Scotswoman goes to join her diplomat fiancé in Manchuria. She marries him, and finds herself in a war zone. Disenchanted with her husband, she falls in love with a married ... See full summary »
3. Kagemusha (1980)
PG | 162 min | Drama, History, War
A petty thief with an utter resemblance to a samurai warlord is hired as the lord's double. When the warlord later dies the thief is forced to take up arms in his place.
5. After the Rain (1999)
91 min | Drama
During a downpour, a generous ronin and his supporting wife are stranded at a country inn. The ronin comes to the attention of a lord who wants to hire him as an instructor for his men, who treat the ronin with disrespect.
7. The Woman of S.R.I. (1999– )
55 min | Drama
As criminals become more sophisticated and crimes more complex, the police must turn to speedier and more scientific means of weeding through clues and narrowing down suspects. That's where... See full summary »
10. Boss (2009– )
54 min | Drama
This series revolves around a group of peculiar detectives in a new division created to fight against an increase in atrocious crimes. Osawa Eriko is a beautiful career woman who has just ... See full summary »
11. Tôno monogatari (1982)
Sayo has just celebrated her sixteenth birthday when she attends a temple festival. On her way back she sees a large cherry tree which is infamous for the legend of dead white horse. When ... See full summary »
12. Shokutaku no nai ie (1985)
143 min | Drama
This gripping docudrama is a fictionalized account of what could happen to a Japanese family when one of their sons shames them in front of the entire nation.
14. Graveyard of Honor (2002)
131 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A barkeeper saves a Yakuza boss' life and thus makes his way up in the organization. However his fear of nothing soon causes problems.
15. Hunter in the Dark (1979)
Not Rated | 137 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
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 »
16. Kita no hotaru (1984)
125 min | Drama
During the Meiji era, a brutal prison warden terrorizes convicts sentenced to forced labor to build the roads needed to open up the territory in the icy wilderness of Hokkaido.
17. Twelve Months (1980)
65 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
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.
20. Kumokiri Nizaemon (1978)
163 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Kumokiri Nizaemon, a former samurai warrior, has abandoned his class to become the leader of a gang of thieves. He leads his outlaws in an attempt to rob the castle of his former clan.
21. Succession (1992)
119 min | Drama
A stockbroker turned yakuza has been ordered to ask the boss of another yakuza outfit to be the substitute emcee of a succession ceremony - the passing of the baton from the older to the younger yakuza generation.
22. 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 »
23. A Lone Scalpel (2010)
126 min | Drama
Surgeon Touma (Shinichi Tsutsumi) became a doctor after losing his mother at a young age due to a faulty diagnosis. Now working at at a local hospital in 1989, Touma faces the realities of ... See full summary »
24. Bayside Shakedown (1998)
119 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Aoshima, a police detective working in the Bayside Precinct, is continually frustrated by the hierarchy and red tape that plague the system. His friend Muroi is climbing the ladder of the ... See full summary »
27. Gojô reisenki: Gojoe (2000)
138 min | Action, History
Benkei, a master fighter and killer, vows never to take another life after his conversion to Buddhism. His faith in pacifism, however, is shaken and ultimately broken by the attacks from a ... See full summary »
32. Time Trip App (2014)
In 1868, a battle between new government forces and shogunate forces are about to take place in Edo. Katsu Kaishu (Hiroshi Tamaki) wants to avoid useless bloodshed and sends a peace envoy ... See full summary »
36. Zero Woman: Dangerous Game (1998 Video)
80 min | Drama, Thriller, Crime
In this installment of the Zero Woman series, Rei, the number-one assassin of the Tokyo Police Department's secret Zero Division, has been assigned to take out a notorious gangster ... See full summary »
37. Gassô (2015)
86 min | Drama
In the year 1868, three young men join the elite Shogitai division of the Shogunate. The Shogitai fights to the end and opposes the dismantling of the feudal military dictatorship known as the Bakufu system.
39. Legend of the Devil (1996)
Not Rated | 90 min | Action
A gang of evil ninjas has stolen the sacred sword of the Lady Mayu and are demanding that her family exchange her for the family treasure. The world's greatest swordsman, Shuranosuke Sakaki, is called in to get the sword back.
42. Nezulla (2002 Video)
90 min | Horror
A Japanese company funded by the United States army conducts experiments with anti-bacteriological weapons that create a lethal humanoid rat monster which kills all the lab technicians. The... See full summary »