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)

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

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

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

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
DIRECTION:  Kinji Fukasaku
CAST:  Koji Tsuruta  •  Noboru Andô  •  Kenji Imai  •  Akiko Kudô

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)

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

Marriage Counselor Tora-san (1984)

In Shibamata, Tokyo, Tora-san's family prepares for a wedding. Meanwhile, the traveling Tora-san meets an old acqaintance in Iwate Province. Tora-san refuses to drink with him ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Yôji Yamada
CAST:  Kiyoshi Atsumi  •  Chieko Baishô  •  Rie Nakahara  •  Hidetaka Yoshioka

Time and Tide (1983) RT Audience 100%

DVD release: Jan 2008

An antique shop "Jidaiya" sells time not antiques. One day a lady run into this shop with a cat.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Azuma Morisaki
CAST:  Masako Natsume  •  Masahiko Tsugawa  •  Kimiko Nakayama  •  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 • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Kazuhiko Yamaguchi
CAST:  Meiko Kaji  •  Akiko Koyama  •  Tatsuo Umemiya  •  Kôji Nanbara

Battles Without Honor and Humanity (1973)

In the teeming black markets of postwar Japan, Shozo Hirono and his buddies find themselves in a new war between factious and ambitious yakuza...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Kinji Fukasaku
CAST:  Bunta Sugawara  •  Hiroki Matsukata  •  Kunie Tanaka  •  Eiko Nakamura




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

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)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Takayuki Miyagawa
CAST:  Takashi Shirai  •  Miki Sugimoto  •  Hiroko Isayama  •  Hiroshi Nawa

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  •  Rika Sudo  •  Ryôko Ema  •  Nobuo Kaneko

Withered Tree, the Adventures of Monjiro (1972)

Kogarashi Monjiro is a lone samurai who agrees to take responsibility for a murder that his friend committed so that he can stay with his dying mother, with the expectation ...  (more)

GENRES: Action
DIRECTION:  Sadao Nakajima
CAST:  Bunta Sugawara  •  Gorô Ibuki  •  Tsunehiko Watase  •  Takayuki Akutagawa

Four Days of Snow and Blood (1989)

Based on the "2.26 Incident", an attempted coup d'état in Japan 1936, launched by radical ultra-nationalist parts of the military. Several leading politicians were killed and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Hideo Gosha
CAST:  Kenichi Hagiwara  •  Tomokazu Miura  •  Masahiro Motoki  •  Hiroshi Katsuno

Carmen 1945 (1988)

Prostitutes in burnt out Tokyo ghetto of post-WWII Japan peddle their flesh and save one-third of their money for a proposed dancehall to be named Paradise. The hookers live ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Hideo Gosha
CAST:  Rino Katase  •  Yûko Natori  •  Jinpachi Nezu  •  Miyuki Kanô

Death Shadows (1986)

Three men sentenced to death are spared and changed into “shadows executioners”, a group of ruthless ninja working for mysterious high ranking officials. During their ...  (more)

GENRES: Action
DIRECTION:  Hideo Gosha
CAST:  Mariko Ishihara  •  Masanori Sera  •  Mari Natsuki  •  Takuzo Kawatani

Namidabashi (1983)

Japanese drama film.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Kazuo Kuroki
CAST:  Moe Kamura  •  Mariko Fuji  •  Hiroyuki Nagato  •  Junko Miyashita