Eugene Nomura

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The Astronaut Farmer (2006)

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Texan Charles Farmer left the Air Force as a young man to save the family ranch when his dad died. Like most American ranchers, he owes his bank. Unlike most, he's an astrophysicist with a rocket in his barn - one he's built and wants to take into space. It's his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Polish
CAST:  Billy Bob Thornton  •  Virginia Madsen  •  Jon Gries  •  Max Thieriot

Texan Charles Farmer left the Air Force as a young man to save the family ranch when his dad died. Like most American ranchers, he owes his bank. Unlike most, he's an astrophysicist with a rocket in his barn - one he's built and wants to take into space. It's his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Polish
CAST:  Billy Bob Thornton  •  Virginia Madsen  •  Jon Gries  •  Max Thieriot

When the Last Sword Is Drawn (2003)

Kanichiro Yoshimura is a Samurai and Family man who can no longer support his wife and children on the the low pay he receives from his small town clan, he is forced by the love for his family to leave for the city in search of higher pay to support them.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yojiro Takita
CAST:  Kiichi Nakai  •  Koichi Sato  •  Yui Natsukawa  •  Takehiro Murata

Kanichiro Yoshimura is a Samurai and Family man who can no longer support his wife and children on the the low pay he receives from his small town clan, he is forced by the love for his family to leave for the city in search of higher pay to support them.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yojiro Takita
CAST:  Kiichi Nakai  •  Koichi Sato  •  Yui Natsukawa  •  Takehiro Murata

Vibrator (2003)

Rei is a freelance writer embattled by personal demons. She hears voices in her head, and has sleeping problems, eating disorders and drinks excessively. On Valentine's Day, she meets truck driver Takatoshi. She joins him on a journey in his bumpy and shaky truck ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ryuichi Hiroki
CAST:  Tomorowo Taguchi  •  Riho Makise  •  Miki Sakajou  •  Eriko Takayanagi

Rei is a freelance writer embattled by personal demons. She hears voices in her head, and has sleeping problems, eating disorders and drinks excessively. On Valentine's Day, she meets truck driver Takatoshi. She joins him on a journey in his bumpy and shaky truck ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ryuichi Hiroki
CAST:  Tomorowo Taguchi  •  Riho Makise  •  Miki Sakajou  •  Eriko Takayanagi

800 Two Lap Runners (1994)

This coming-of-age story revolves around two young long distance runners, Kenji Hirose and Ryuji Nakazawa. Kenji, haunted by memories of his dead friend Aihara with whom he had a brief homosexual affair, is now dating Aihara's former girlfriend Kyoko, but Kyoko is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ryuichi Hiroki
CAST:  Shunsuke Matsuoka  •  Eugene Nomura  •  Miwako Kawai  •  Yoshihiko Hakamada

This coming-of-age story revolves around two young long distance runners, Kenji Hirose and Ryuji Nakazawa. Kenji, haunted by memories of his dead friend Aihara with whom he had a brief homosexual affair, is now dating Aihara's former girlfriend Kyoko, but Kyoko is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ryuichi Hiroki
CAST:  Shunsuke Matsuoka  •  Eugene Nomura  •  Miwako Kawai  •  Yoshihiko Hakamada

Memory & Desire (1998)

Sayo and Keiji have eloped to New Zealand to marry, away from the interference of Keiji's disapproving mother in Japan. On their honeymoon, they have the freedom to express their love away from her repressive influence. However, on what should be the happiest of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Niki Caro
CAST:  Eugene Nomura  •  Yuri Kinugawa  •  Brenda Kendall  •  Yōko Narahashi

Sayo and Keiji have eloped to New Zealand to marry, away from the interference of Keiji's disapproving mother in Japan. On their honeymoon, they have the freedom to express their love away from her repressive influence. However, on what should be the happiest of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Niki Caro
CAST:  Eugene Nomura  •  Yuri Kinugawa  •  Brenda Kendall  •  Yōko Narahashi

Sleepy Heads (1997)

Hiro moves from Japan to New York with the dream of becoming a singer-songwriter. Once he meets the lovely Akiko, however, the lives and the lives of his friends Akira and Ken will never be the same.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yoshifumi Hosoya
CAST:  Eugene Nomura  •  Toshiya Nagasawa  •  Takihiro Fujita

Hiro moves from Japan to New York with the dream of becoming a singer-songwriter. Once he meets the lovely Akiko, however, the lives and the lives of his friends Akira and Ken will never be the same.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yoshifumi Hosoya
CAST:  Eugene Nomura  •  Toshiya Nagasawa  •  Takihiro Fujita

Tajomaru: Avenging Blade (2009)

TAJOMARU is the famous 'bandit' of the forest from RASHOMON. Whoever kills Tajomaru inherits his name, status and sword. A royal brother leaves his kingdom to protect the princess he loves, only to find a series of harrowing adventures along the way which lead him ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hiroyuki Nakano
CAST:  Shun Oguri  •  Yuki Shibamoto  •  Kei Tanaka  •  Hiroyuki Ikeuchi

TAJOMARU is the famous 'bandit' of the forest from RASHOMON. Whoever kills Tajomaru inherits his name, status and sword. A royal brother leaves his kingdom to protect the princess he loves, only to find a series of harrowing adventures along the way which lead him ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hiroyuki Nakano
CAST:  Shun Oguri  •  Yuki Shibamoto  •  Kei Tanaka  •  Hiroyuki Ikeuchi

Black Angel 2 (1999)

Mayo, the Black Angel, is ordered to assassinate a powerful syndicate leader. The hit goes awry, however, as the crime boss' bodyguard steps in the way. It's none other than Yamambe, who once rescued Mayo from a rape and has lived in her heart since then.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Takashi Ishii
CAST:  Yuki Amami  •  Takeshi Yamato  •  Reiko Kataoka  •  Ito Yozaburo

Mayo, the Black Angel, is ordered to assassinate a powerful syndicate leader. The hit goes awry, however, as the crime boss' bodyguard steps in the way. It's none other than Yamambe, who once rescued Mayo from a rape and has lived in her heart since then.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Takashi Ishii
CAST:  Yuki Amami  •  Takeshi Yamato  •  Reiko Kataoka  •  Ito Yozaburo

Gun Crazy: Episode 2: Beyond the Law (2002)

An idealistic young lawyer whose faith in the law is rocked when she is unable to prevent a rapist from walking free. Her disillusionment of the judicial system is complete when her next case goes disastrously wrong, her corrupt boss is killed by her disappointed ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Atsushi Muroga
CAST:  Rei Kikukawa  •  Toshiya Nagasawa  •  Kôuji Shimizu  •  Eugene Nomura

An idealistic young lawyer whose faith in the law is rocked when she is unable to prevent a rapist from walking free. Her disillusionment of the judicial system is complete when her next case goes disastrously wrong, her corrupt boss is killed by her disappointed ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Atsushi Muroga
CAST:  Rei Kikukawa  •  Toshiya Nagasawa  •  Kôuji Shimizu  •  Eugene Nomura

Genghis Khan: To The Ends Of The Earth And Sea (2007)

A look at Genghis Khan's life, from his birth to conquests in Asia.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Shinichirô Sawai
CAST:  Takashi Sorimachi  •  Rei Kikukawa  •  Mayumi Wakamura  •  Eugene Nomura

A look at Genghis Khan's life, from his birth to conquests in Asia.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Shinichirô Sawai
CAST:  Takashi Sorimachi  •  Rei Kikukawa  •  Mayumi Wakamura  •  Eugene Nomura

Azumi 2: Death or Love (2005)

Young assassins Azumi and Nagara continue their mission to prevent a civil war. In their hunt for Masayuki Sanada, who is protected by both an army and a dangerous clan, they meet Ginkaku, a person who shows a remarking resemblance with former friend Nachi.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Shusuke Kaneko
CAST:  Aya Ueto  •  Yuma Ishigaki  •  Chiaki Kuriyama  •  Shun Oguri

Young assassins Azumi and Nagara continue their mission to prevent a civil war. In their hunt for Masayuki Sanada, who is protected by both an army and a dangerous clan, they meet Ginkaku, a person who shows a remarking resemblance with former friend Nachi.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Shusuke Kaneko
CAST:  Aya Ueto  •  Yuma Ishigaki  •  Chiaki Kuriyama  •  Shun Oguri

The City of Lost Souls (2000)

Brazilian-Japanese gangster Mario rescues his Chinese girlfriend Kei as she's about to be deported from Japan. Desperate to escape, he hides in Tokyo's booming Japanese-Portuguese community and seeks passage from the country from a Russian mobster. To meet his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Takashi Miike
CAST:  Teah  •  Michelle Reis  •  Patricia Manterola  •  Mitsuhiro Oikawa

Brazilian-Japanese gangster Mario rescues his Chinese girlfriend Kei as she's about to be deported from Japan. Desperate to escape, he hides in Tokyo's booming Japanese-Portuguese community and seeks passage from the country from a Russian mobster. To meet his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Takashi Miike
CAST:  Teah  •  Michelle Reis  •  Patricia Manterola  •  Mitsuhiro Oikawa

Pawn Sacrifice (2015)

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American chess champion Bobby Fischer prepares for a legendary match-up against Russian Boris Spassky.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edward Zwick
CAST:  Tobey Maguire  •  Lily Rabe  •  Peter Sarsgaard  •  Liev Schreiber

American chess champion Bobby Fischer prepares for a legendary match-up against Russian Boris Spassky.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edward Zwick
CAST:  Tobey Maguire  •  Lily Rabe  •  Peter Sarsgaard  •  Liev Schreiber

Velvet Buzzsaw (2019)

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Big money artists and mega-collectors pay a high price when art collides with commerce. After a series of paintings by an unknown artist are discovered, a supernatural force enacts revenge on those who have allowed their greed to get in the way of art.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dan Gilroy
CAST:  Jake Gyllenhaal  •  Zawe Ashton  •  Rene Russo  •  Tom Sturridge

Big money artists and mega-collectors pay a high price when art collides with commerce. After a series of paintings by an unknown artist are discovered, a supernatural force enacts revenge on those who have allowed their greed to get in the way of art.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dan Gilroy
CAST:  Jake Gyllenhaal  •  Zawe Ashton  •  Rene Russo  •  Tom Sturridge

Free Guy (2021)

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A bank teller called Guy realizes he is a background character in an open world video game called Free City that will soon go offline.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Shawn Levy
CAST:  Ryan Reynolds  •  Jodie Comer  •  Taika Waititi  •  Joe Keery

A bank teller called Guy realizes he is a background character in an open world video game called Free City that will soon go offline.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Shawn Levy
CAST:  Ryan Reynolds  •  Jodie Comer  •  Taika Waititi  •  Joe Keery

Cipher (1989)

Two brothers are in the spotlight: one a movie star making a football movie, the other a musician who occasionally goes to school (to cover for his sibling). What will destiny bring them?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tsuneo Tominaga
CAST:  Jay Kabira  •  Elly Narita  •  Mark Helgesen  •  Jennifer Watt

Two brothers are in the spotlight: one a movie star making a football movie, the other a musician who occasionally goes to school (to cover for his sibling). What will destiny bring them?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tsuneo Tominaga
CAST:  Jay Kabira  •  Elly Narita  •  Mark Helgesen  •  Jennifer Watt

She's Rain (1993)

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DIRECTION:  Mitsuhito Shiraha
CAST:  Bunjaku Han  •  Maiko Kikuchi  •  Chiharu Komatsu  •  Eugene Nomura

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DIRECTION:  Mitsuhito Shiraha
CAST:  Bunjaku Han  •  Maiko Kikuchi  •  Chiharu Komatsu  •  Eugene Nomura

Shoot! Hit The Goal (1994)

The Golden Trio of junior high school soccer players, Toshi, Kenji and Kazu, enroll at the new Kakegawa High School merely because they want to play with Kubo, the legendary player who learned his superb soccer techniques in Germany and who helped the Kakegawa team ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kazuki Ōmori
CAST:  Masahiro Nakai  •  Takuya Kimura  •  Tsuyoshi Kusanagi  •  Shingo Katori

The Golden Trio of junior high school soccer players, Toshi, Kenji and Kazu, enroll at the new Kakegawa High School merely because they want to play with Kubo, the legendary player who learned his superb soccer techniques in Germany and who helped the Kakegawa team ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kazuki Ōmori
CAST:  Masahiro Nakai  •  Takuya Kimura  •  Tsuyoshi Kusanagi  •  Shingo Katori

Yokohama Bakkuretai: Junjô goromaki shitô hen (1995)

Based on the comic book by Tetsu Kusamoto.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tatsuya Ohta
CAST:  Satoru Kajiwara  •  Emiri Henmi  •  Eugene Nomura  •  Yoshiyuki Omori

Based on the comic book by Tetsu Kusamoto.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tatsuya Ohta
CAST:  Satoru Kajiwara  •  Emiri Henmi  •  Eugene Nomura  •  Yoshiyuki Omori

See You at the Campground (1995)

Japanese romantic comedy film.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Seiji Izumi
CAST:  Kumiko Goto  •  Eugene Nomura  •  Kazuya Kosaka  •  Hiroyuki Okita

Japanese romantic comedy film.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Seiji Izumi
CAST:  Kumiko Goto  •  Eugene Nomura  •  Kazuya Kosaka  •  Hiroyuki Okita
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