Directors: Takashi Miike

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1. Naniwa yuukyôden (1995 Video)

101 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

In this quirky comedy, two high school boys seek quick cash and inadvertently join the Japanese mafia.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Sei Hiraizumi, Kentarô Nakakura, Hachirô Oka, Yoshiyuki Omori

Votes: 209

2. Fudoh: The New Generation (1996)

98 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

In order to settle a business dispute, a mob leader murders one of his own teenage sons. The surviving son vows to avenge his brother's death, and organizes his own gang of teenage killers to destroy his father's organization.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Shôsuke Tanihara, Miho Nomoto, Tamaki Kenmochi, Marie Jinno

Votes: 3,308

3. Full Metal gokudô (1997 Video)

102 min | Comedy, Crime, Sci-Fi

An inexperienced gangster is killed alongside his strong, respected boss and awakens to find a mad scientist has given him a new body made partly of his boss and partly of indestructible bionics.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Tsuyoshi Ujiki, Tomorô Taguchi, Takeshi Caesar, Kazuki Kitamura

Votes: 1,615

4. Silver - shirubaa (1999 Video)

79 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

A vengeful woman uses special skills to find the gang that killed her family.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Atsuko Sakuraba, Kenji Haga, Shinobu Kandori, Rumi Kazama

Votes: 273

5. Audition (1999)

R | 115 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

69 Metascore

A widower takes an offer to screen girls at a special audition, arranged for him by a friend to find him a new wife. The one he fancies is not who she appears to be after all.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Ryo Ishibashi, Eihi Shiina, Tetsu Sawaki, Jun Kunimura

Votes: 63,415

6. The City of Lost Souls (2000)

R | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

47 Metascore

Violent gangster movie with a Brazilian protagonist.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Teah, Michelle Reis, Kôji Kikkawa, Mitsuhiro Oikawa

Votes: 2,171

7. Bijitâ Q (2001)

R | 84 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror

A troubled and perverted family find their lives intruded by a mysterious stranger who seems to help find a balance in their disturbing natures.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Ken'ichi Endô, Shungiku Uchida, Kazushi Watanabe, Jun Mutô

Votes: 13,554

8. The Happiness of the Katakuris (2001)

R | 113 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

60 Metascore

A family moves to the country to run a rustic mountain inn when, to their horror, the customers begin befalling sudden and unlikely fates.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Kenji Sawada, Keiko Matsuzaka, Shinji Takeda, Naomi Nishida

Votes: 7,460

9. Agitator (2001)

150 min | Crime, Drama

A fearless Yakuza captain's loyalty is tested as two ambitious underbosses attempt a takeover of both his clan and a rival Yakuza gang.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Taisaku Akino, Mickey Curtis, Yoshiyuki Daichi, Ken'ichi Endô

Votes: 923

10. 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.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Narimi Arimori, Yoshiyuki Daichi, Hirotarô Honda, Harumi Inoue

Votes: 1,677

11. Jitsuroku Andô Noboru kyôdô-den: Rekka (2002)

96 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

When his beloved boss is killed, a dangerous young gangster cuts a path of vengeance through the Japanese mafia.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Riki Takeuchi, Ryôsuke Miki, Ken'ichi Endô, Mika Katsumura

Votes: 1,479

12. Sabu (2002 TV Movie)

122 min | Action, Drama

When a young man is sent to a prison workhouse for a crime he did not commit his friend on the outside must find evidence to clear his name.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Tatsuya Fujiwara, Satoshi Tsumabuki, Tomoko Tabata, Kazue Fukiishi

Votes: 367

13. Gozu (2003)

R | 129 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

58 Metascore

A yakuza enforcer is ordered to secretly drive his beloved colleague to be assassinated. But when the colleague unceremoniously disappears en route, the trip that follows is a twisted, surreal and horrifying experience.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Yûta Sone, Kimika Yoshino, Shôhei Hino, Keiko Tomita

Votes: 10,044 | Gross: $0.05M

14. Saam gaang yi (2004)

R | 125 min | Horror

66 Metascore

An Asian cross-cultural trilogy of horror films from accomplished indie directors.

Directors: Fruit Chan, Takashi Miike, Chan-wook Park | Stars: Bai Ling, Byung-Hun Lee, Kyoko Hasegawa, Pauline Lau

Votes: 17,407 | Gross: $0.08M

15. Sukiyaki Western Django (2007)

R | 121 min | Action, Western

55 Metascore

A nameless gunfighter arrives in a town ripped apart by rival gangs and, though courted by both to join, chooses his own path.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Hideaki Itô, Kôichi Satô, Quentin Tarantino, Masanobu Andô

Votes: 13,815 | Gross: $0.05M

16. Tantei monogatari (2007)

99 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

Raita, a Japanese businessman, just moved into an apartment building where his next-door neighbor is another guy named Raita. But as a private detective, what that other Raita does couldn't... See full summary »

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Kai Atô, Tomoharu Hasegawa, Pâko Hayashiya, Pê Hayashiya

Votes: 637

17. Jûsan-nin no shikaku (2010)

R | 141 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

84 Metascore

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

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Takayuki Yamada, Yûsuke Iseya, Ikki Sawamura

Votes: 57,135 | Gross: $0.80M

18. Ichimei (2011)

Not Rated | 128 min | Drama

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.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Munetaka Aoki, Naoto Takenaka, Hikari Mitsushima

Votes: 6,431 | Gross: $0.06M

19. Gyakuten saiban (2012)

135 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

This movie is based on the second and fourth cases in the popular video game Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney. The plot follows Phoenix Wright, a novice lawyer, who faces off against expert ... See full summary »

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Hiroki Narimiya, Takumi Saitoh, Mirei Kiritani, Akiyoshi Nakao

Votes: 2,378

20. Ai to makoto (2012)

133 min | Musical, Romance

Troubled high school student Makoto arrives in Tokyo to exact revenge from a past incident. He then falls in love at first sight with Ai, a daughter raised in a wholesome family. Around ... See full summary »

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Satoshi Tsumabuki, Emi Takei, Takumi Saitoh, Ito Ohno

Votes: 641

21. Lesson of the Evil (2012)

Unrated | 129 min | Horror, Thriller

A popular high school teacher concocts an extreme plan to deal with the rise of bullying and bad behavior among the student body.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Takayuki Yamada, Fumi Nikaidô, Shôta Sometani, Nicole Balsam

Votes: 4,521

22. Wara no tate (2013)

117 min | Thriller

35 Metascore

A team of cops must protect an accused killer with a billion-yen bounty on his head.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Takao Ohsawa, Nanako Matsushima, Gorô Kishitani, Masatô Ibu

Votes: 2,113

23. Kuime (2014)

Not Rated | 93 min | Horror

A star, Miyuki Goto (Ko Shibasaki) plays Oiwa, the protagonist in a new play based on the ghost story Yotsuya Kaidan. She pulls some strings to get her lover, Kosuke Hasegawa (Ebizo ... See full summary »

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Ko Shibasaki, Hideaki Itô, Ebizô Ichikawa, Maiko

Votes: 953

24. Kamisama no iu tôri (2014)

117 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

A group of high school students are forced to play a game of death without knowing who, why or how.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Ryûnosuke Kamiki, Sôta Fukushi, Lily Franky, Shôta Sometani

Votes: 3,323

25. Yakuza Apocalypse (2015)

R | 115 min | Action, Comedy, Horror

62 Metascore

In the ruthless underground world of the yakuza, no one is more legendary than boss Kamiura. Rumored to be invincible, the truth is he is a vampire-a bloodsucking yakuza vampire boss! Among... See full summary »

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Yayan Ruhian, Lily Franky, Yuki Sakurai, Hayato Ichihara

Votes: 3,155

26. Mugen no jûnin (2017)

R | 140 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

72 Metascore

Manji, a highly skilled samurai, becomes cursed with immortality after a legendary battle. Haunted by the brutal murder of his sister, Manji knows that only fighting evil will regain his soul. He promises to help a young girl named Rin avenge her parents, who were killed by a group of master swordsmen led by ruthless warrior Anotsu. The mission will change Manji in ways he could never imagine - ... See full summary »

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Takuya Kimura, Hana Sugisaki, Sôta Fukushi, Hayato Ichihara

Votes: 10,954 | Gross: $0.15M

27. Bodyguard Kiba (1993 Video)

Not Rated | 93 min | Action, Crime

A ex-prisoner hires the invincible bodyguard Kiba to protect him from vengeful Yakuza, while he travels cross-country to the location of some hidden loot.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Hisao Maki, Masaru Matsuda, Daisuke Nagakura, Ren Osugi

Votes: 298

29. Shinjuku Triad Society (1995)

Not Rated | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Amidst a Chinese and Japanese mafia war, a lawyer for the Chinese mob finds a rift forming between him and his corrupt police office brother.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Kippei Shîna, Tomorô Taguchi, Takeshi Caesar, Ren Osugi

Votes: 1,764

30. Gokudô kuroshakai (1997)

Not Rated | 95 min | Crime, Drama

A Japanese assassin stranded in Taiwan must take work from a local crime boss to make ends meet when suddenly a woman from his past delivers a son to him.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Shô Aikawa, Li Wei Chang, Shih Chang, Xianmei Chen

Votes: 1,907

31. Nihon kuroshakai (1999)

Not Rated | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

A group of Chinese youths living in Japan struggle to make their way in life and eventually find trouble with the local crime syndicate.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Kazuki Kitamura, Tomorô Taguchi, Dan Li, Naoto Takenaka

Votes: 1,179

34. Dead or Alive (1999)

R | 105 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

49 Metascore

A yakuza of Chinese descent and a Japanese cop each wage their own war against the Japanese mafia. But they are destined to meet. Their encounter will change the world.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Shô Aikawa, Riki Takeuchi, Renji Ishibashi, Hitoshi Ozawa

Votes: 6,750 | Gross: $0.00M

35. Dead or Alive 2: Tôbôsha (2000)

Not Rated | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

Two contract killers cross paths in the middle of the same job and realize they are childhood friends.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Shô Aikawa, Riki Takeuchi, Noriko Aota, Edison Chen

Votes: 3,173

36. Dead or Alive: Final (2002)

Not Rated | 89 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

34 Metascore

The ace cop of a totalitarian police force and a drifting android play their parts in a post-apocalyptic society. They are destined to fight. Their encounter will change them forever.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Shô Aikawa, Maria Chen, Richard Chen, Jason Chu

Votes: 2,121

37. Family (II) (2001)

111 min | Action, Crime

When the mobster Iwaida Nishikawi is executed by the hit man Takeshi, his family chases the killer. Takeshi's brothers Takashi and Hideshi Miwa try to find Takeshi, who is hidden with the ... See full summary »

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Ken'ichi Endô, Kôjirô Hongô, Naoko Inoue, Kôichi Iwaki

Votes: 228

38. Family 2 (2001 Video)

80 min | Crime, Drama

In this continuation of "Family", it is discovered that the one who gave the order to assassinate the Mitsumikai Boss is the one and only Boss of the Japan Mafia: Mr. Nishiwaki. Hideshi ... See full summary »

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Ken'ichi Endô, Kôjirô Hongô, Naoko Inoue, Kôichi Iwaki

Votes: 24

39. Koroshiya 1 (2001)

R | 129 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

55 Metascore

As sadomasochistic yakuza enforcer Kakihara searches for his missing boss he comes across Ichi, a repressed and psychotic killer who may be able to inflict levels of pain that Kakihara has only dreamed of.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Tadanobu Asano, Nao Ohmori, Shin'ya Tsukamoto, Paulyn Sun

Votes: 47,520 | Gross: $0.02M

40. 1-Ichi (2003 Video)

Not Rated | 83 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

How Ichi becomes the Killer. The movie is a pre-quel to Takashi Miike's Koroshiya 1 (Ichi - The Killer).

Director: Masato Tanno | Stars: Nao Ohmori, Teah, Chihara Junia, Chisato Amate

Votes: 681

41. One Missed Call (2003)

R | 112 min | Horror, Mystery

54 Metascore

People mysteriously start receiving voicemail messages from their future selves, in the form of the sound of them reacting to their own violent deaths.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Ko Shibasaki, Shin'ichi Tsutsumi, Kazue Fukiishi, Anna Nagata

Votes: 15,540

42. One Missed Call 2 (2005)

R | 105 min | Horror, Mystery

In Japan, the daycare teacher Kyoko Okudera is convinced by her colleague and friend Madoka to visit her boyfriend Naoto Sakurai in the restaurant where he works instead of studying as ... See full summary »

Director: Renpei Tsukamoto | Stars: Mimura, Hisashi Yoshizawa, Renji Ishibashi, Haruko Wanibuchi

Votes: 2,737

43. Chakushin ari final (2006)

Not Rated | 109 min | Horror

The timid, young Asuka is bullied by her classmates. When they embark on a class field trip to Korea, Asuka plans revenge by sending them a cursed phone message they can either pass on or ... See full summary »

Director: Manabu Asô | Stars: Maki Horikita, Meisa Kuroki, Keun-Suk Jang, Erika Asakura

Votes: 1,548

44. Zebraman (2004)

115 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

62 Metascore

A down-and-out school teacher receives the calling to become the real life personification of an old television superhero, Zebraman.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Shô Aikawa, Kyôka Suzuki, Atsuro Watabe, Yui Ichikawa

Votes: 3,021

45. Zeburâman: Zebura Shiti no gyakushû (2010)

106 min | Action, Sci-Fi

Zebraman awakens fifteen years in the future, unclear on what has happened to him, and quickly discovers that the evil Zebra Queen has a hold on Tokyo.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Shô Aikawa, Riisa Naka, Tsuyoshi Abe, Masahiro Inoue

Votes: 627

46. Kurôzu zero (2007)

130 min | Action, Thriller

A transfer student attempts to take over the most violent high school in the country, whose students form factions and battle each other for power.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Shun Oguri, Kyôsuke Yabe, Meisa Kuroki, Takayuki Yamada

Votes: 6,567

47. Kurôzu zero II (2009)

133 min | Action

Tension escalates and violence ensues when a young student unwittingly breaks a non-aggression pact between two rival high schools.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Shun Oguri, Kyôsuke Yabe, Meisa Kuroki, Nobuaki Kaneko

Votes: 3,891

48. Mogura no uta: Sennyuu sousakan Reiji (2013)

130 min | Action, Comedy

Reiji Kikukawa, who has a strong sense of justice, graduated from the police academy with the lowest score ever. He becomes a police constable, but is suddenly fired by the Police Chief due... See full summary »

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Tôma Ikuta, Ken'ichi Endô, Mitsuru Fukikoshi, Kôichi Iwaki

Votes: 767

49. Mogura no uta: Hong Kong kyôsô-kyoku (2016)

128 min | Action, Comedy

A young undercover cop tries to get back with his former love, while unraveling the mystery behind the head of the police force. Meanwhile he has to protect the boss' daughter.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Tôma Ikuta, Eita, Tsubasa Honda, Nanao

Votes: 173