Highest Rated Titles With Sessue Hayakawa
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Wagon Train (1957–1965)
The Sakae Ito Story
TV-PG | 60 min | Western
The major comes upon two Japanese men, attacked by Indians and heading towards California. He learns one of the men plans on committing hara kiri while others on the train have designs on a black box they suspect may contain precious gems.
7. The Red Skelton Hour (1951–2016)
TV-G | 60 min | Comedy
Long-running weekly show that spotlighted legendary comedian and beloved television clown, Red Skelton. Each show featured comedy skits, gags, and vignettes starring Skelton and guest performers.
8. The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
PG | 161 min | Adventure, Drama, War
After settling his differences with a Japanese PoW camp commander, a British colonel co-operates to oversee his men's construction of a railway bridge for their captors - while oblivious to a plan by the Allies to destroy it.
Votes: 179,386 | Gross: $44.91M
9. Studio One in Hollywood (1948–1958)
60 min | Drama
A pinnacle of the Golden Age of Television, "Studio One" presented a wide range of memorable dramas and received eighteen Emmy nominations and five wins during its prestigious nine-year run... See full summary »
Route 66 (1960–1964)
Two Strangers and an Old Enemy
50 min | Adventure
Tod and Linc, in Cape Coral, Florida working for an air service, search for the owner-missing with his plane in swampland. As the story unfolds it is revealed that the owner, a WWII air ace... See full summary »
Studio One in Hollywood (1948–1958)
60 min | Drama
A GI kills a boy that he thought was stealing government property and is court martialed and acquitted of the crime. The boy's sister and uncle confront him and he seeks to make amends.
13. Wagon Train (1957–1965)
TV-PG | 75 min | Western
Stories of the journeys of a wagon train as it leaves post-Civil War Missouri on its way to California through the plains, deserts, and Rocky Mountains. The first treks were led by gruff, ... See full summary »
15. Three Came Home (1950)
Not Rated | 106 min | Drama, War
During Word War II, American author Agnes Newton Keith is imprisoned by the Japanese in various POW camps in North Borneo and Sarawak.
18. Hell to Eternity (1960)
Approved | 131 min | Biography, Drama, War
When his adoptive Japanese-American family is sent to Manzanar after Pearl Harbor, a young Chicano enlists in the marines to become a hero in the Battle of Saipan.
19. House of Bamboo (1955)
Approved | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Planted in a Tokyo crime syndicate, a U.S. Army Investigator attempts to probe the coinciding death of a fellow Army official.
20. Gambling Hell (1942)
61 min | Adventure, Drama
A captain, who has rescued a woman from danger,sails with her to Macao to do an arms deal with the Asian proprietor of a gambling den.The proprietor,s daughter, whom a visiting journalist ... See full summary »
21. Yoshiwara (1937)
102 min | Drama, Romance
The film is set in Yoshiwara, the red-light district of Tokyo, in the nineteenth century. It depicts a love triangle between a high-class prostitute, a Russian naval officer and a rickshaw man.
23. Forfaiture (1937)
94 min | Drama
This version of the story begins with the engineer's wife (Denise Morel) being driven to the site where her husband is building a bridge. The first thing she notices is the mark of the ... See full synopsis »
24. The Cheat (1915)
Not Rated | 59 min | Drama, Romance
A venal, spoiled stockbroker's wife impulsively embezzles $10,000 from the charity she chairs and desperately turns to a Burmese ivory trader to replace the stolen money.
25. The Geisha Boy (1958)
Approved | 98 min | Comedy
Gilbert Wooley is a second-rate magician who is sent to entertain the troops in the pacific. During his time in Japan he becomes attached to a little orphan boy.
27. Tokyo Joe (1949)
Approved | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
An American returns to Tokyo try to pick up threads of his pre-WW2 life there, but finds himself squeezed between criminals and the authorities.
28. The Daydreamer (1966)
Unrated | 101 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
An anthology of fairy tales by Hans Christian Andersen: "The Little Mermaid," "The Emperor's New Clothes," "Thumbelina" and "The Garden of Paradise."
31. The 43rd Annual Academy Awards (1971 TV Special)
Award of the American academy of cinematographic arts and sciences, from 1940th known as "Oscar", - American film award created in 1929 and traditionally handed to the figures of ... See full summary »
32. O Mimi San (1914)
20 min | Short, Drama
The scenes of the story are laid in Japan during the last revolution in the late '60's. The Emperor is growing old and infirm. He has two sons, Yorotomo, the eldest, who will succeed to the... See full summary »
33. Daughter of the Dragon (1931)
Passed | 70 min | Crime, Drama
Princess Ling Moy, a young and beautiful Chinese aristocrat lives next door, unbeknownst to her, to Dr. Fu Manchu, a brilliant but twisted genius who is out to rule the world. She is ... See full summary »
35. Atarashiki tsuchi (1937)
120 min | Drama, Romance
Teruo is an adopted son of an old samurai family that returns to Japan after living in Germany and is expected to marry Mitsuko. But he's struggling to readjust to Japan and intends to marry an Aryan woman.
36. The Wrath of the Gods (1914)
56 min | Drama, Romance
An American sailor falls in love with a fisherman's daughter and convinces her that Jesus is more powerful than the gods who have cursed her.
37. Temptation (1915)
60 min | Drama, Romance
Opera singer Renee Dupree is in love with struggling composer Julian who falls very seriously ill. She goes to impresario Mueller for the money Julian needs but is saved from sacrificing her virtue when a jealous lover kills Mueller.
Votes: 6 | Gross: $0.10M
38. The Typhoon (1914)
50 min | Drama
Japanese diplomat Tokoramo ( Sessue Hayakawa ), on a mission to Paris, begins a love affair with chorus girl, Helene ( Gladys Brockwell ), who subsequently rejects her American fiance, ... See full summary »
43. An Arabian Knight (1920)
50 min | Action, Fantasy, Adventure
A young Egyptian goes to the rescue of his employers, a wealthy European family, when they are menaced by a local strongman and his gang.
44. The Big Wave (1961)
73 min | Drama
Yukio, a farm boy, and Toru, a fisherboy, live in a small Japanese village that is periodically threatened by a volcano on one side and tidal waves on the other. Yukio's younger sister ... See full summary »
45. The Victoria Cross (1916)
50 min | Drama, History
Maj. Ralph Seton is a British army officer stationed in Cawnpore, India, when the Sepoy Rebellion--a mutiny of Indian soldiers in the Brtitish army in India--breaks out in 1857. He receives... See full summary »
48. After Five (1915)
50 min | Comedy, Thriller
Ted Ewing, a young New Yorker, is the guardian of Nora Hildreth, with whom he is in love. He invests her fortune of $50,000 and an equal amount of his own money (constituting almost his ... See full summary »
49. The Devil's Claim (1920)
50 min | Drama
Hindu novelist Akbar Khan, lives in Greenwich Village and uses his love affairs as inspiration for his books. When he exhausts all the story material from his affair with Indora, a young ... See full summary »