Search results for "Rikiya"

Mosquito on the Tenth Floor (1983)

A lower-middle-class policeman lives decadently, chasing cheap beer and girls at the same time he's running from loan sharks and his personal expectations.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yôichi Sai
CAST:  Yuya Uchida  •  Kyôko Koizumi  •  Ann Lewis  •  Kai Atô

The Heartbreak Yakuza (1987)

DVD release: Nov 2009

A hardened gangster encounters by chance a woman he hasn't seen since childhood. They are both engulfed in the underground world of intergang warfare.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Masato Harada
CAST:  Kazuya Kimura  •  Koichi Sato  •  Daisuke Shima  •  Rikiya Yasuoka

Fire Festival (1985)

Tatsuo, a reverent lumberjack, seeks to disrupt plans to build a marine park on his family land, instead promoting his traditions in reactionary ways.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mitsuo Yanagimachi
CAST:  Kinya Kitaôji  •  Kiwako Taichi  •  Norihei Miki  •  Junko Miyashita

Oretachi wa tenshi ja nai (1993)

Rikiya Yasuoka, Ren Ōsugi and Junji Inagawa star in this early straight to video effort from Takashi Miike. Joe (Yasuoka), a lumbering tough guy with a heart of gold, is fresh ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Takashi Miike
CAST:  Junji Inagawa  •  Makiko Kuno  •  Kenji Shiiya  •  Ren Osugi

The Ninja Dragon (1990) RT Audience 100%

DVD release: Aug 2002

The secretive realm of the world's deadliest ninja warriors is thrown into chaos as one by one, ninja clan leaders are brutally assassinated! What fiendish foe has the power ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Horror • Science Fiction
CAST:  Kenji Otsuki  •  Rikiya Yasuoka  •  Cutie Suzuki  •  Tetsuya Matsui

The Toxic Avenger: Part 2 (1989)

The Toxic Avenger is lured to Tokyo, Japan by the evil corporation Apocalypse Inc. So while the Toxic Avenger is fighting crime in Tokyo, Apocalypse Inc. spread evil in Tromaville.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Horror
DIRECTION:  Lloyd Kaufman  •  Michael Herz
CAST:  John Altamura  •  Phoebe Legere  •  Rick Collins  •  Ron Fazio

Stray Cat Rock: Sex Hunter (1970)

Mako and her girl friends enter a dispute with rival street gangsters The Eagles, a band of racist macho pigs led by the evil Baron, who hate half-breeds (descendents of ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Yasuharu Hasebe
CAST:  Meiko Kaji  •  Rikiya Yasuoka  •  Tatsuya Fuji  •  Jirô Okazaki

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
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
DIRECTION:  Kazuhiko Yamaguchi
CAST:  Etsuko Shihomi  •  Tamayo Mitsukawa  •  Michiyo Bandô  •  Hisayo Tanaka

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  •  Takagi Junya  •  Etsuko Shihomi

Deadly Outlaw: Rekka (2002) RT Audience 72%

DVD release: Sep 2004

After Kunisada's Yakuza leader and father figure is brutally murdered, he and his best friend go on a two-man mission to avenge his death, killing other Yakuza leaders leading ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Foreign • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Takashi Miike
CAST:  Riki Takeuchi  •  Sonny Chiba  •  Tetsurō Tamba  •  Ryôsuke Miki

The Triple Cross (1992)

Following the bloody aftermath of a heist, three robbers are double-crossed by a new accomplice, who is then tracked down amid escalating carnage and spectacular car chases.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Kinji Fukasaku
CAST:  Kazuya Kimura  •  Kenichi Hagiwara  •  Keiko Oginome  •  Sonny Chiba

Family (2001) RT Audience 39%

DVD release: May 2006

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 ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Foreign • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Takashi Miike
CAST:  Ken'ichi Endô  •  Taisihû Kase  •  Kazuya Kimura  •  Kôichi Iwaki

Graveyard of Honor (2002)

A barkeeper saves a Yakuza boss' life and thus makes his way up in the organization. However, his fear of nothing soon causes problems.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Foreign • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Takashi Miike
CAST:  Narimi Arimori  •  Yoshiyuki Daichi  •  Hirotaro Honda  •  Harumi Inoue

Family 2 (2001)

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. ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime
DIRECTION:  Takashi Miike
CAST:  Ken'ichi Endô  •  Kôjirô Hongô  •  Kôichi Iwaki  •  Ryûji Katagiri

Ring (1998)

A mysterious video has been linked to a number of deaths, and when an inquisitive journalist finds the tape and views it herself, she sets in motion a chain of events that ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Hideo Nakata
CAST:  Nanako Matsushima  •  Miki Nakatani  •  Hiroyuki Sanada  •  Yūko Takeuchi

Ring 2 (1999)

While investigating the horrifying death of her boyfriend, Mai Takano (Miki Nakatani) learns about a videotape haunted by the spirit of a disturbing girl named Sadako, which ...  (more)

GENRES: Foreign • Horror
DIRECTION:  Hideo Nakata
CAST:  Miki Nakatani  •  Hitomi Satô  •  Kyoko Fukada  •  Fumiyo Kohinata

Sleeping Bride (2000)

Sleeping Bride is the story of a girl, Yumi, who since birth, has never been awake. A boy called Yuuichi finds the girl in the hospital while he is a patient there. A nurse ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Hideo Nakata
CAST:  Risa Goto  •  Hiroki Kohara  •  Takaaki Enoki  •  Yûko Natori

Chloe (2001) RT 51% / Audience 39%

DVD release: Jul 2010

Kotaro and Kuroe marry almost immediately in a Christian ceremony and move into an apartment. Life is completely joyous until, one day, Kuroe falls ill.  (more)

CAST:  Masatoshi Nagase  •  Rie Tomosaka  •  Shinya Tsukamoto  •  Miyuki Matsuda