Search results for "Hiroshi Tanaka"

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G.I. Samurai (1979) RT Audience 60%

DVD release: Mar 1997

A squadron of Japanese Self-Defense Force soldiers find themselves transported through time to their country's warring states era, when rival samurai clans were battling to ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Science Fiction • War
DIRECTION:  Kôsei Saitô
CAST:  Sonny Chiba  •  Jun Etô  •  Moeko Ezawa  •  Ryô Hayami

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

Incident at Blood Pass (1970) RT Audience 64%

DVD release: Mar 2005

In the Edo period, a nameless ronin accepts an assignment to go to a mountain pass and wait. Near the pass he stops at an inn where a collection of characters gather, ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Foreign
DIRECTION:  Hiroshi Inagaki
CAST:  Toshiro Mifune  •  Yûjirô Ishihara  •  Ruriko Asaoka  •  Shintarô Katsu

Zatoichi Meets Yojimbo (1970) RT Audience 72%

DVD release: Jun 2003

With a price on his head, Ichi seeks tranquillity in a favorite village. Since his last visit, it has fallen prey to Boss Masagoro, the son of a merchant rumored to have ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Foreign
DIRECTION:  Kihachi Okamoto
CAST:  Shintarô Katsu  •  Toshiro Mifune  •  Ayako Wakao  •  Osamu Takizawa

Shinsengumi (1969)

Near the end of the nineteenth century, as the balance of power shifts from Shogunate towards the Emperor, Japan restlessly awaits the dawning of a new age. But not all are ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Foreign • History
DIRECTION:  Tadashi Sawashima
CAST:  Toshiro Mifune  •  Keiju Kobayashi  •  Kinya Kitaôji  •  Yôko Tsukasa

Yellow Fangs (1990) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Jan 2009

Based on actual events that occurred in Hokkaido, Japan, 1915. Rimeinzu: Utsukushiki yuusha-tachi tells the story of a group of bear hunters that are tracking a 900 pound ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sonny Chiba
CAST:  Hiroyuki Sanada  •  Mika Muramatsu  •  Akira Kurosaki  •  Takeshi Maya

Red Beard (1965) RT 77% / Audience 95%

DVD release: Jul 2002

Set in feudal times, novice physician, Yuzo Kayama, is sent to a poor infirmary expecting just to visit, but is infuriated to learn he must stay. He tries to provoke his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Akira Kurosawa
CAST:  Toshiro Mifune  •  Yûzô Kayama  •  Takashi Shimura  •  Kyôko Kagawa

Dôran (1980)

When a young soldier is killed while trying to prevent his younger sister, Kaoru, from being sold into a life of prostitution, his commander, Col. Miyagi, tries to honor his ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Shirô Moritani
CAST:  Ken Takakura  •  Sayuri Yoshinaga  •  Masakane Yonekura  •  Junko Sakurada

Red Sun (1971) RT Audience 60%

DVD release: Jul 1997

An ancient Japanese sword is robbed by gangsters from the Japanese ambassador while he is traveling through west America. The embassador's bodyguard, a samurai, goes after ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Western
DIRECTION:  Terence Young
CAST:  Charles Bronson  •  Ursula Andress  •  Toshiro Mifune  •  Alain Delon

Onibaba (1964) RT 83% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Mar 2004

In medieval times, on a remote plain, a widow and her mother-in-law kill wandering samurai, put their bodies in a hole in the ground and sell their armour and valuables, until ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  Kaneto Shindô
CAST:  Nobuko Otowa  •  Jitsuko Yoshimura  •  Kei Satô  •  Jukichi Uno

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