Search results for "Tsunehiko Watase"

Sanpei The Fisher Boy (2009)

Sanpei is a young boy who lives with his grandpa in a small village in Akita and they both love fishing and are masters at it. His sister moved to Tokyo when their father died ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yôjirô Takita
CAST:  Kenta Suga  •  Takashi Tsukamoto  •  Yū Kashii  •  Tsunehiko Watase

Heaven and Earth (1990) RT Audience 75%

Warlords Kagetora and Takeda each wish to prevent the other from gaining hegemony in feudal Japan. The two samurai leaders pursue one another across the countryside, engaging ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Haruki Kadokawa
CAST:  Takaaki Enoki  •  Masahiko Tsugawa  •  Atsuko Asano  •  Hironobu Nomura

The Silk Road (1988)

In 1026, students in western China are shanghaied into the forces of crown prince Li Yuanhao of Xi Xia, who wants to control the length of the Silk Road. One student is Zhao ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jun'ya Satô
CAST:  Toshiyuki Nishida  •  Koichi Sato  •  Anna Nakagawa  •  Tsunehiko Watase

Furueru shita (1980)

Masako, a five-year-old girl living in the suburbs of Chiba, gets a tiny scratch on her finger while playing with mud in a marsh. After that, she suffered all kinds of ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror
DIRECTION:  Yoshitaro Nomura
CAST:  Tsunehiko Watase  •  Yukiyo Toake  •  Mayuko Wakamori  •  Ryoko Nakano

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

The Fall of Ako Castle (1978)

This is the story of "The Forty-Seven Ronin." Based on historical events in 1701 -- 1702, the movie tells the tale of the Asano clan's downfall and the revenge of its former ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Foreign
DIRECTION:  Kinji Fukasaku
CAST:  Sonny Chiba  •  Kinnosuke Nakamura  •  Masaomi Kondo  •  Toshiro Mifune

Legend of Dinosaurs & Monster Birds (1977)

A Japanese geologist discovers that dinosaurs still exist in caves beneath the surface of a volcanic lake.  (more)

GENRES: Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Junji Kurata
CAST:  Nobiko Sawa  •  Shôtarô Hayashi  •  Tomoko Kiyoshima  •  Fuyukichi Maki

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

New Battles Without Honor and Humanity 1 (1974)

The sixth chapter of Jingi Naki Tatakai series With the endless power struggle. The extraordinary combination of Kinji Fukasaku and Bunta Sugawara, along with new ideas and a ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Kinji Fukasaku
CAST:  Bunta Sugawara  •  Hiroki Matsukata  •  Nobuo Kaneko  •  Tomisaburo Wakayama

Battles Without Honor and Humanity: Proxy War (1973)

The film is set in 1960, fifteen years after the end of the end of World War II. Shozo Hirono (Bunta Sugawara), the protagonist of the first film in the series, has managed to ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Kinji Fukasaku
CAST:  Bunta Sugawara  •  Akira Kobayashi  •  Tsunehiko Watase  •  Shingo Yamashiro

Girl Boss: Escape from Reform School (1973)

Girl Boss Ruriko and her cellmates escape from a greedy corrupt reform school that's more interested in cheating the government out of money than reformation. Each having ...  (more)

GENRES: Action
DIRECTION:  Sadao Nakajima
CAST:  Miki Sugimoto  •  Tsunehiko Watase  •  Rika Sudo  •  Ryôko Ema

Boso sekkusu-zoku (1973)

An entertaining early 70s TOEI rider flick directed by Takayuki Miyagawa, and scripted by Norfumi Suzuki. I've been informed this has 'Motorbike, Tits, Miki Sugimoto .. and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Takayuki Miyagawa
CAST:  Takashi Shirai  •  Miki Sugimoto  •  Hiroko Isayama  •  Tsunehiko Watase

Wandering Ginza Butterfly (1971)

Gang leader Nami (cult film legend Meiko Kaji) kills a member of a yakuza group and goes away to prison. Upon her release three years later, she’s a shamed woman confined to ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Foreign • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Kazuhiko Yamaguchi
CAST:  Meiko Kaji  •  Tsunehiko Watase  •  Akiko Koyama  •  Tatsuo Umemiya

Bakuto gaijin butai (1971)

A yakuza gang gets driven out of Yokohama by a big gang from Tokyo. They relocate to Okinawa to violently start over.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Foreign
DIRECTION:  Kinji Fukasaku
CAST:  Koji Tsuruta  •  Noboru Andô  •  Kenji Imai  •  Akiko Kudô

The Tattooed Hit Man (1977) RT Audience 100%

The most dangerous hired gun in Tokyo's underworld has managed to trigger a vicious gang war, and now, there's a contract on his life. Though nobody is more skilled in the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Foreign
DIRECTION:  Kosaku Yamashita
CAST:  Bunta Sugawara  •  Tsunehiko Watase  •  Tetsurô Tanba  •  Mayumi Nagisa

Sailor Suit and Machine Gun (1981)

A high-school girl inherits a declining yakuza organization, which seeks to repair its fortunes under her leadership. This mixture of deadpan comedy and outlandish action was ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama
DIRECTION:  Shinji Sômai
CAST:  Rentarô Mikuni  •  Yuki Kazamatsuri  •  Hiroko Yakushimaru  •  Tsunehiko Watase

Tokyo Blackout (1987)

Based on a science-fiction novel by Sakyo Komatsu. Tokyo is suddenly covered by a dome shaped electromagnetic cloud for an unknown reason and is totally blocked and isolated ...  (more)

GENRES: Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Toshio Masuda
CAST:  Tsunehiko Watase  •  Yûko Natori  •  Shinji Yamashita  •  Yôko Ishino

Teppôdama no bigaku (1973)

by Sadao Nakajima  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sadao Nakajima
CAST:  Tsunehiko Watase  •  Miki Sugimoto  •  Mitsuru Mori  •  Ichirô Araki

Jinzu burusu: Asu naki furaiha (1974) RT Audience 67%

Hijiriko makes off from the bar she works at with money and a car that isn't hers. Meanwhile, Jiro Katagiri is up to no good with his gangster friends and ends up making off ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Sadao Nakajima
CAST:  Meiko Kaji  •  Ryôhei Uchida  •  Takuzo Kawatani  •  Eriko Kano

Kôtei no inai hachigatsu (1978)

Taking the Chilean coup as an example, a group of young officers plan to overthrow the Japanese government on V-J Day. They aim to abolish the post-war constitution, restore ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Satsuo Yamamoto
CAST:  Tsunehiko Watase  •  Etsushi Takahashi  •  Sayuri Yoshinaga  •  Kiyoshi Atsumi