No photo available. Represent Teruo Ishii? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
Down 2,240 this week

Teruo Ishii (I) (1924–2005)

Teruo Ishii was born on January 1, 1924 in Tokyo, Japan as Teruo Kitagawa. He was a director and writer, known for Gensen-Kan Inn (1994), An Outlaw (1964) and Female Yakuza Tale (1973). He died on August 12, 2005 in Tokyo. See full bio »


(age 81) in Tokyo, Japan

Asian Hollywood Stars to Watch

From Simu Liu to Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, check out these popular and up-and-coming stars who are taking Hollywood by storm.

See the full gallery

6 Great Shows Returning in May

Whether you're ready for the return of your favorite show or need to catch up, May is packed with an array of returning series.

Watch the video

Around The Web


Provided by Taboola

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 22 people
created 09 Nov 2014
a list of 120 people
created 31 Dec 2014
a list of 414 people
created 15 Nov 2019
a list of 62 people
created 13 Mar 2014
a list of 98 people
created 24 Jan 2020

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Teruo Ishii's work have you seen?
1 win. See more awards »

Known For

Gensen-Kan Inn Director
An Outlaw Director


Hide Hide Show Show Director (93 credits)
 1999 Japanese Hell
 1998 Neji-shiki
 1995 Burai heiya
 1991 The Hit Man
 1973 Kozure ôkami (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1971 Mofuku no houmonsha (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1971)
- Episode #1.5 (1971)
- Episode #1.4 (1971)
- Episode #1.3 (1971)
- Episode #1.2 (1971)
 1971 Mekurano Oichi monogatari (TV Series)
 1969 Yakuza Law
 1969 Orgies of Edo
 1967 Otoshimae
 1966 Evil Brain from Outer Space (TV Movie)
 1965 Invaders from Space (TV Movie)
 1965 Atomic Rulers (TV Movie)
 1965 Attack from Space (TV Movie)
 1965 Kaoyaku
 1964 An Outlaw
 1963 Boss wo taose
 1963 Bôsu o tosê
 1962 Gang vs Gang
 1961 Kiiroi fudo
 1961 Kiri to kage
 1960 Ôsen chitai
Show Show Writer (61 credits)
Show Show Second Unit Director or Assistant Director (9 credits)
Show Show Cinematographer (1 credit)
Show Show Producer (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
Show Show Self (3 credits)

Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Teruo Ishouy

Did You Know?


Godfather of J-sploitation

Star Sign:


Contribute to This Page

Recently Viewed