Search results for "Takeshi Kaneshiro"


Chungking Express (1994) RT 90% / Audience 94%

DVD release: May 2002

Every day, Cop 223 (Takeshi Kaneshiro) buys a can of pineapple with an expiration date of May 1, symbolizing the day he'll get over his lost love. He's also got his eye on a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Wong Kar-Wai
CAST:  Brigitte Lin  •  Tony Leung Chiu-Wai  •  Faye Wong  •  Takeshi Kaneshiro

Red Cliff (2008)

In the early third century, the land of Wu is invaded by the warlord Cao Cao and his million soldiers. The ruler of Wu, Sun Quan, calls on the rival warlord Liu Bei for help, ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  John Woo
CAST:  Chang Chen  •  Tony Leung Chiu-Wai  •  Takeshi Kaneshiro  •  Nakamura Shidō II

Dragon (2011) RT Audience 38%

DVD release: Jan 1998

A sinful martial arts expert wants to start a new tranquil life, only to be hunted by a determined detective and his former master.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Peter Chan
CAST:  Donnie Yen  •  Takeshi Kaneshiro  •  Tang Wei  •  Jimmy Wang Yu

Red Cliff II (2009)

In 208 A.D., in the final days of the Han Dynasty, shrewd Prime Minster Cao convinced the fickle Emperor Han the only way to unite all of China was to declare war on the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Drama • History • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Woo
CAST:  Tony Leung Chiu-Wai  •  Takeshi Kaneshiro  •  Fengyi Zhang  •  Zhao Wei

K-20: Legend of the Mask (2008)

In an alternate version of 1949 Japan in which World War II never happened, the Japanese capital of Teito is home to both an ultra rich upper class and the dirt poor masses. ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Crime
DIRECTION:  Shimako Sato
CAST:  Takeshi Kaneshiro  •  Takako Matsu  •  Toru Nakamura  •  Kanata Hongō

Confession of Pain (2006)

A detective helps a friend investigate the mysterious death of his father.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Andrew Lau Wai-Keung  •  Alan Mak
CAST:  Tony Leung Chiu-Wai  •  Takeshi Kaneshiro  •  Shu Qi  •  Xu Jinglei

Perhaps Love (2005)

A love triangle develops during the making of a musical in mainland China.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Peter Chan
CAST:  Jacky Cheung  •  Zhou Xun  •  Takeshi Kaneshiro  •  홍진희

House of Flying Daggers (2004) RT 88% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Mar 2005

In 9th century China, a corrupt government wages war against a rebel army called the Flying Daggers. A romantic warrior breaks a beautiful rebel out of prison to help her ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Zhang Yimou
CAST:  Takeshi Kaneshiro  •  Zhang Ziyi  •  Dandan Song  •  Andy Lau

Turn Left, Turn Right (2003)

John Liu (Takeshi Kaneshiro) is an aspiring violinist and Eve Choi (Gigi Leung) is a professional translator whose true passion is translating love poems. They live parallel ...  (more)

GENRES: Romance
DIRECTION:  Johnnie To  •  Wai Ka-Fai
CAST:  Takeshi Kaneshiro  •  Gigi Leung  •  Edmund Chen  •  Terri Kwan

Returner (2002) RT 36% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Feb 2004

After an alien invasion threatens to annihilate the human race, a young Japanese girl, named Milly (Anne Suzuki), travels back in time from 2084 to October 2002, and enlists ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Takashi Yamazaki
CAST:  Takeshi Kaneshiro  •  Anne Suzuki  •  Kirin Kiki  •  Gorô Kishitani




Lavender (2000)

A young woman's life is changed when an angel with a broken wing lands on her balcony.  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Kam-Hung Yip
CAST:  Takeshi Kaneshiro  •  Kelly Chen

Space Travelers (2000)

Three bank robbers, who declare themselves to be Space Travelers, take six persons as hostages when they are surrounded by the police. Among the hostages, there is a terrorist ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Katsuyuki Motohiro
CAST:  Teruo Takeno  •  Shigemitsu Ogi  •  Isao Nonaka  •  Yôzaburô Itô

Tempting Heart (1999) RT Audience 81%

A female director (Chang) decides to make a autobiographical film on her love life and we see it through the use of flashbacks and brilliant intercutting. Leung plays the ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Sylvia Chang
CAST:  Takeshi Kaneshiro  •  Karen Mok Man-Wai  •  Gigi Leung  •  Sylvia Chang

First Love: The Litter on the Breeze (1997)

Eric Kot Man Fai’s directorial debut tells two tales of first love, before and after. In the first, Takeshi Kaneshiro (Chungking Express) stars as a garbageman who falls in ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Eric Kot Man-Fai
CAST:  Takeshi Kaneshiro  •  Eric Kot Man-Fai  •  Karen Mok Man-Wai  •  Wai-Wai Lee

Anna Magdalena (1998)

Two young men fall for the woman staying upstairs when she practises J.S. Bach's "Notebook for Anna Magdalena".  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Chung Man Yee
CAST:  Takeshi Kaneshiro  •  Kelly Chen  •  Aaron Kwok

Hero (1997) RT 68% / Audience 50%

DVD release: May 1999

Ma Wing Jing and his older brother Ma Tai Chueng arrive in Shanghai to make their fortune at the end of the Qin Dynasty. Be-friending a powerful mobster Wing Jing is given his ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Foreign
DIRECTION:  Corey Yuen Kwai
CAST:  Takeshi Kaneshiro  •  Yuen Biao  •  Jessica Hester Hsuan  •  Yuen Wah

Odd One Dies (1997) RT Audience 65%

DVD release: Jul 1998

A failure of a Triad who is desperate for money decides to accept an assassination mission. With his advance in money he decides to risk it in gambling, he becomes lucky and ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime • Drama • Foreign
DIRECTION:  Patrick Yau
CAST:  Lam Suet  •  Woo Nin Byun  •  Takeshi Kaneshiro  •  Carman Lee

Downtown Torpedoes (1997) RT Audience 42%

DVD release: Oct 2000

Jackal (Takeshi Kaneshiro), Cash (Jordan Chan) and Sam (Charlie Young) form the core of ATM (Available Tactical Mercenaries), an industrial espionage unit that utilizes ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Teddy Chan
CAST:  Takeshi Kaneshiro  •  Jordan Chan Siu-Chun  •  Alex Fong Chung-Sun  •  Charlie Yeung

Fallen Angels (1995) RT 95% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Oct 1999

A disillusioned killer embarks on his last hit but first he has to overcome his affections for his cool, detached partner. Thinking it's dangerous and improper to become ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Wong Kar-Wai
CAST:  Leon Lai Ming  •  Michelle Reis  •  Takeshi Kaneshiro  •  Charlie Yeung

Don't Give a Damn (1995)

Sammo Hung plays a cop on the trail of drug dealers. Customs officer Yuen Biao is investigating the same gang. Sammo's new partner is eager-beaver Takeshi Kaneshiro. Despite ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Sammo Hung
CAST:  Sammo Hung  •  Yuen Biao  •  Takeshi Kaneshiro  •  Kathy Chow