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

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

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

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)

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

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

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

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

Lavender (2000)

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

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

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




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

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

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

Forever Friends (1995)

A couple of friends join the Taiwanese army to fight the Mainland Chinese. But life in the army isn't all that they dreamed off....  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • War
DIRECTION:  Chu Yen-Ping
CAST:  Nicky Wu  •  Takeshi Kaneshiro  •  Jimmy Lin Chih Ying  •  Alec Su

Report to the Squad Leader 3 (1994)

Hilarious sequel to the movies 'Yes Sir' and 'Yes Sir 2,' about the Nationalist soldiers of the Taiwan Army. This is equivalent in the US as M*A*S*H 3.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • War
DIRECTION:  Chin Ao-Hsin
CAST:  Richie Ren  •  Takeshi Kaneshiro  •  Jimmy Lin Chih Ying  •  Tou Tsung-Hua

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)

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

Sweet Rain (2008)

Chiba appears seven days before a person dies an unexpected death. His job is to observe the person for seven days then decide either to ‘execute’ or ‘pass over’. Today, again ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Masaya Kakei
CAST:  Takeshi Kaneshiro  •  Manami Konishi  •  Sumiko Fuji  •  Takuya Ishida

Misty (1997)

Witnesses of a murder. Remake of Akira Kurosawa film Rashomon.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Kenki Saegusa
CAST:  Yūki Amami  •  Takeshi Kaneshiro  •  Etsushi Toyokawa  •  Dankan

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)

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