Search results for "Takashi Shimizu"


Ju-on: The Curse 2 (2000)

On his request, the sensitive sister of a real estate agent visits a house he intends to put on sell, only to cross paths with its resident curse.  (more)

GENRES: Foreign • Horror
DIRECTION:  Takashi Shimizu
CAST:  Yûrei Yanagi  •  Takako Fuji  •  Takashi Matsuyama  •  Yûko Daike

Ju-on: The Grudge (2002) RT Audience 63%

DVD release: Nov 2004

A mysterious and vengeful spirit marks and pursues anybody who dares enter the house in which it resides.  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  Takashi Shimizu
CAST:  Megumi Okina  •  Yui Ichikawa  •  Misaki Ito  •  Kanji Tsuda

Ju-on: The Grudge 2 (2003)

While driving, the pregnant horror-movie actress Kyôko Harase and her fiancé are in a car crash caused by the Toshio's friend. Kyôko loses her baby and her fiancé winds up in ...  (more)

GENRES: Foreign • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Takashi Shimizu
CAST:  Noriko Sakai  •  Chiharu Niiyama  •  Kei Horie  •  Yui Ichikawa

Marebito (2004) RT 38% / Audience 50%

DVD release: Mar 2006

A fear-obsessed freelance cameraman investigates an urban legend involving mysterious spirits that haunt the subways of Tokyo.  (more)

GENRES: Foreign • Horror
DIRECTION:  Takashi Shimizu
CAST:  Shinya Tsukamoto  •  Tomomi Miyashita  •  Kazuhiro Nakahara  •  Mika Ninagawa

The Grudge (2004) RT 39% / Audience 46%

DVD release: Feb 2005

Karen Davis is an American Nurse moves to Tokyo and encounter a supernatural spirit who is vengeful and often possesses its victims. A series of horrifying and mysterious ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Takashi Shimizu
CAST:  Sarah Michelle Gellar  •  Jason Behr  •  William Mapother  •  Clea DuVall

The Grudge 2 (2006) RT 10% / Audience 40%

DVD release: Feb 2007

In Tokyo, a young woman (Tamblyn) is exposed to the same mysterious curse that afflicted her sister (Gellar). The supernatural force, which fills a person with rage before ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Takashi Shimizu
CAST:  Sarah Michelle Gellar  •  Amber Tamblyn  •  Edison Chen  •  Arielle Kebbel

Dark Tales of Japan (2004) RT Audience 43%

DVD release: Oct 2005

Dark Tales of Japan is a collection of five short horror films that are directed by five notable Japanese film directors. Produced by the Tokyo Broadcasting System.  (more)

GENRES: Horror • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Norio Tsuruta  •  Takashi Shimizu  •  Yoshihiro Nakamura  •  Kôji Shiraishi  •  Masayuki Ochiai
CAST:  Kayoko Shiraishi  •  Shôzô Endô  •  Yoshinori Okada  •  Kanako Fukaura

Kiki's Delivery Service (2014) RT 96% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Apr 2003

A young girl named Kiki (Fuka Koshiba) must leave her home for a year to begin training in witchcraft. She leaves on her broom, but first says goodbye to her friends and ...  (more)

GENRES: Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Takashi Shimizu
CAST:  Fuka Koshiba  •  Machiko Ono  •  Hirofumi Arai  •  Rie Miyazawa

7500 (2014)

Flight 7500 departs Los Angeles International Airport bound for Tokyo. As the overnight flight makes its way over the Pacific Ocean during its ten-hour course, the passengers ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Takashi Shimizu
CAST:  Jamie Chung  •  Nicky Whelan  •  Leslie Bibb  •  Amy Smart

Tormented (2011) RT 70% / Audience 33%

DVD release: Aug 2010

To his mute sister's dismay, a young boy puts a dying rabbit out of its misery with a brick -- and soon the siblings end up in a world of nightmares.  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  Takashi Shimizu
CAST:  Hikari Mitsushima  •  Teruyuki Kagawa  •  Takeru Shibuya  •  Nao Ōmori




Tomie: Re-birth (2001)

Young art student Hideo paints an unnerving portrait of Tomie, who whispers that she loves him. Inexplicably, he reacts by stabbing her to death with a painting trowel. Two ...  (more)

GENRES: Foreign • Horror
DIRECTION:  Takashi Shimizu
CAST:  Shugo Oshinari  •  Miki Sakai  •  Satoshi Tsumabuki  •  Kumiko Endô

Ten Nights of Dreams (2006)

Based on renowned Japanese writer Natsume Soseki's same-titled short story collection, Ten Nights of Dreams brings ten fantastical dream sequences to film with great visual ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Takashi Shimizu  •  Nobuhiro Yamashita  •  Miwa Nishikawa  •  Suzuki Matsuo  •  Kon Ichikawa  •  Keisuke Toyoshima  •  Akio Jissoji  •  Atsushi Shimizu  •  Yoshitaka Amano  •  Yūdai Yamaguchi
CAST:  Kyôko Koizumi  •  Suzuki Matsuo  •  Tsuyoshi Ujiki  •  Umenosuke Nakamura

Senritsu Meikyu (2009)

The horror-thriller follows a group of teenagers dealing with the disappearance of one of them, Yuki, at an amusement park s ghost house. On a rainy day 10 years later, Yuki ...  (more)

GENRES: Foreign • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Takashi Shimizu
CAST:  Ai Maeda  •  Yūya Yagira  •  Misako Renbutsu  •  Ryo Katsuji

Rinne (2005)

A Japanese actress begins having strange visions and experiences after landing a role in a horror film about a real-life murder spree that took place over forty years ago.  (more)

GENRES: Foreign • Horror
DIRECTION:  Takashi Shimizu
CAST:  Yûka  •  Kippei Shiina  •  Tetta Sugimoto  •  Shun Oguri

Ju-on (2000) RT Audience 63%

DVD release: Nov 2004

A teacher visits the house of one of his students after the boy goes missing, only to have a horrifying excuse for his absence from school.  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  Takashi Shimizu
CAST:  Yûrei Yanagi  •  Yue  •  Ryôta Koyama  •  Yumi Yoshiyuki

An Encyclopedia of Unconventional Women (2009)

This is an omnibus of six short films by six different directors, whose lead characters are unconventional women. They are "Hijoshi," females who live true to themselves and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Takashi Shimizu  •  Yûdai Yamaguchi  •  Kôji Kawano  •  Keisuke Toyoshima  •  Renpei Tsukamoto  •  Yoshihiro Fukagawa  •  Yûka Ohsumi
CAST:  Rika Adachi  •  Jiji Bû  •  Tomoharu Hasegawa  •  Yutaka Izumihara

Innocent Curse (2017)

Children have been vanishing in a small town. The adults around the missing children die suspiciously three days after their disappearance, spurring an investigation into the ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  Takashi Shimizu
CAST:  Hideaki Takizawa  •  Daiki Arioka  •  Mugi Kadowaki

The Blue Hearts (2017)

Six directors picked a favorite song by Japanese punk rock band "The Blue Hearts" and made a short film inspired by the song.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Sang-il Lee  •  Takashi Shimizu  •  Noboru Iguchi  •  Ken Iizuka  •  Ten Shimoyama  •  Shinichi Kudo
CAST:  Kiko Mizuhara  •  Masatoshi Nagase  •  Yuu Fujisaki  •  Machiko Ono

Ame Onna (2016)

A young woman tormented by reoccurring nightmares of a black-clad woman committing suicide on the train tracks during a very rainy day. The dreams take on an even more ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  Takashi Shimizu
CAST:  Seino Nana  •  Shuntarô Yanagi  •  Yu Takahashi  •  Tomorowo Taguchi

Vampire Girl vs. Frankenstein Girl (2009)

High school student Mizushima receives Valentines Day chocolates from the new student, Monami. Little did she know that the chocolates contained traces of Monami's vampire ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Foreign • Horror
DIRECTION:  Yoshihiro Nishimura  •  Naoyuki Tomomatsu
CAST:  Yukie Kawamura  •  Takumi Saito  •  Sayaka Kametani  •  Cay Izumi