Search results for "Etsuko Shihomi"

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I Are You, You Am Me (1982)

9th-graders Kazuo (boy) and Kazumi (girl) take a tumble at a temple in a small seacoast town in Japan. Through supernatural intervention, their minds and bodies are switched, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nobuhiko Obayashi
CAST:  Satomi Kobayashi  •  Toshinori Omi  •  Makoto Satô  •  Sayuri Ishibashi

Message from Space (1978) RT Audience 29%

DVD release: Apr 2013

In this Star Wars take-off, the peaceful planet of Jillucia has been nearly wiped out by the Gavanas, whose leader takes orders from his mother (played a comic actor in drag) ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Kinji Fukasaku
CAST:  Sonny Chiba  •  Akira Oda  •  Vic Morrow  •  Etsuko Shihomi

Karate Bearfighter (1975) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: Dec 2004

Masutatsu Oyama is recruited by his former Army friend to work for a crew of gangsters, but when they kill both his girlfriend and his best friend, Oyama flees away to a small ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure
DIRECTION:  Kazuhiko Yamaguchi
CAST:  Sonny Chiba  •  Yutaka Nakajima  •  Etsuko Shihomi  •  Yumi Takigawa

Golgo 13: Kûron no kubi (1977)

Duke Togo (codename: Golgo 13) is a ruthless assassin who's accepted a tricky assignment from an American drug syndicate. His mission is to "rub out" Hong Kong's underworld ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Crime
DIRECTION:  Yukio Noda
CAST:  Sonny Chiba  •  Lun Chia  •  Etsuko Shihomi  •  Emi Shindo

Dragon Princess (1976) RT Audience 44%

DVD release: Dec 2000

A karate master played by Sonny Chiba is attacked and left crippled and blinded in one eye. He trains his daughter (Etsuko Shihomi) with the intention of her avenging not only ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Foreign
DIRECTION:  Yutaka Kohira
CAST:  Sonny Chiba  •  Etsuko Shihomi  •  Yasuaki Kurata  •  Jirô Chiba

Sister Street Fighter: Fifth Level Fist (1976) RT Audience 40%

DVD release: Sep 2006

More sister street fighting.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Foreign
DIRECTION:  Shigehiro Ozawa
CAST:  Etsuko Shihomi  •  Mitchi Love  •  Ken Wallace  •  Claude Gagnon

The Executioner II: Karate Inferno (1974)

When a priceless jewel owned by rich heiress Sabine is stolen, along with her daughter, Professional thief and hired killer Ryuichi Koga and his gang are hired to retrieve ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime • Foreign
DIRECTION:  Teruo Ishii
CAST:  Sonny Chiba  •  Yutaka Nakajima  •  Etsuko Shihomi  •  Kanjûrô Arashi

Sister Street Fighter: Hanging by a Thread (1974) RT Audience 29%

DVD release: Sep 2006

This time Koryu heads to Yokohama in search of a woman named Birei, kidnapped by diamond smugglers who move their hot rocks by surgically implanting them into the nubile ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Foreign
DIRECTION:  Kazuhiko Yamaguchi
CAST:  Etsuko Shihomi  •  Tamayo Mitsukawa  •  Michiyo Bandô  •  Hisayo Tanaka

Shogun's Ninja (1980)

In the middle of the 16th century, Hideyoshi, a power hungry warlord sets out to destroy the Momochi clan. He sends his war commander in search of the clan's hidden gold only ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Foreign
DIRECTION:  Noribumi Suzuki
CAST:  Hiroyuki Sanada  •  Sonny Chiba  •  Etsuko Shihomi  •  Yukio Ninagawa

Legend of the Eight Samurai (1983)

The evil Hikita clan rises from the dead to fulfill a curse on the Satomi clan by restoring the face of their warlord by using the skin of Princess Shizu. In the process of ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama
DIRECTION:  Kinji Fukasaku
CAST:  Hiroko Yakushimaru  •  Hiroyuki Sanada  •  Sonny Chiba  •  Mari Natsuki

Iga no Kabamaru (1983)

Kabamaru is a young boy raised and trained by his grandfather as a ninja. After the sudden death of his grandfather, he starts living with Mai, his grandfather’s mistress, who ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Noribumi Suzuki
CAST:  Sonny Chiba  •  Strong Kongô  •  Etsuko Shihomi  •  Hikaru Kurosagi

Nidaime wa Christian (1985)

The story of beautiful Christian nun, Kyoko (Etsuko Shihomi) who is the object of affection for two very different men - one the happy-go-lucky yakuza gangster, Haruhiko ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Kazuyuki Izutsu
CAST:  Etsuko Shihomi  •  Akira Emoto  •  Kôichi Iwaki  •  Keizô Kani'e

Tora-san's Bluebird Fantasy (1986)

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GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Yôji Yamada
CAST:  Kiyoshi Atsumi  •  Chieko Baishô  •  Etsuko Shihomi  •  Tsuyoshi Nagabuchi

Karate Kiba (1976)

Karate master and anti-drug vigilante Chiba returns to his home in Japan, where he holds a press conference announcing his intention to wipe out the nation's drug industry. He ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Simon Nuchtern  •  Ryuichi Takamori
CAST:  Sonny Chiba  •  Etsuko Shihomi  •  Jirô Chiba  •  Saburo Date

Soul of Bruce Lee (1977) RT Audience 100%

DVD release: Apr 2008

This mid-1970s martial arts classic stars Sonny Chiba as Mu Yun Tek, a young man trained in the Thai fighting style since childhood to one day avenge his parents' death. When ...  (more)

GENRES: Action
CAST:  Etsuko Shihomi  •  Sonny Chiba  •  Bolo Yeung  •  Tadashi Yamashita

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