Tamlyn Tomita

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   Tamlyn Naomi Tomita (born January 27, 1966) is a Japanese American actress, who has appeared in many Hollywood films and television series.

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The Day After Tomorrow (2004)

After years of increases in the greenhouse effect, havoc is wreaked globally in the form of catastrophic hurricanes, tornadoes, tidal waves, floods and the beginning of a new Ice Age. Paleoclimatologist, Jack Hall tries to warn the world while also shepherding to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roland Emmerich
CAST:  Dennis Quaid  •  Jake Gyllenhaal  •  Emmy Rossum  •  Dash Mihok

After years of increases in the greenhouse effect, havoc is wreaked globally in the form of catastrophic hurricanes, tornadoes, tidal waves, floods and the beginning of a new Ice Age. Paleoclimatologist, Jack Hall tries to warn the world while also shepherding to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roland Emmerich
CAST:  Dennis Quaid  •  Jake Gyllenhaal  •  Emmy Rossum  •  Dash Mihok

The Joy Luck Club (1993)

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Through a series of flashbacks, four Chinese women born in America and their respective mothers born in feudal China explore their pasts.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wayne Wang
CAST:  Ming-Na Wen  •  Lauren Tom  •  Tamlyn Tomita  •  Rosalind Chao

Through a series of flashbacks, four Chinese women born in America and their respective mothers born in feudal China explore their pasts.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wayne Wang
CAST:  Ming-Na Wen  •  Lauren Tom  •  Tamlyn Tomita  •  Rosalind Chao

The Karate Kid Part II (1986)

After discovering that his father is at death's door, Mr. Miyagi sets out to Japan, to see him with Daniel. Upon arriving, Miyagi must confront an old rival. Meanwhile, Daniel encounters a new love, and some new enemies.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John G. Avildsen
CAST:  Ralph Macchio  •  Pat Morita  •  Martin Kove  •  Charlie Tanimoto

After discovering that his father is at death's door, Mr. Miyagi sets out to Japan, to see him with Daniel. Upon arriving, Miyagi must confront an old rival. Meanwhile, Daniel encounters a new love, and some new enemies.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John G. Avildsen
CAST:  Ralph Macchio  •  Pat Morita  •  Martin Kove  •  Charlie Tanimoto

Four Rooms (1995)

It's Ted the Bellhop's first night on the job...and the hotel's very unusual guests are about to place him in some outrageous predicaments. It seems that this evening's room service is serving up one unbelievable happening after another.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Quentin Tarantino  •  Allison Anders  •  Robert Rodriguez  •  Alexandre Rockwell
CAST:  Quentin Tarantino  •  Antonio Banderas  •  Jennifer Beals  •  Sammi Davis

It's Ted the Bellhop's first night on the job...and the hotel's very unusual guests are about to place him in some outrageous predicaments. It seems that this evening's room service is serving up one unbelievable happening after another.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Quentin Tarantino  •  Allison Anders  •  Robert Rodriguez  •  Alexandre Rockwell
CAST:  Quentin Tarantino  •  Antonio Banderas  •  Jennifer Beals  •  Sammi Davis

Babylon 5: The Gathering (1993)

The first installment of this Emmy award-winning series. A movie based at Babylon 5: a new space station built by Humans. The Vorlon ambassador, Kosh, has been poisoned. It is the new commanding officer's, Jeffrey Sinclair, responsibility to find the culprit. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Compton
CAST:  Michael O’Hare  •  Tamlyn Tomita  •  Jerry Doyle  •  Mira Furlan

The first installment of this Emmy award-winning series. A movie based at Babylon 5: a new space station built by Humans. The Vorlon ambassador, Kosh, has been poisoned. It is the new commanding officer's, Jeffrey Sinclair, responsibility to find the culprit. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Compton
CAST:  Michael O’Hare  •  Tamlyn Tomita  •  Jerry Doyle  •  Mira Furlan

Robot Stories (2003)

Four stories including: "My Robot Baby," in which a couple must care for a robot baby before adopting a human child; "The Robot Fixer," in which a mother tries to connect with her dying son; "Machine Love," in which an office worker android learns that he, too, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Greg Pak
CAST:  Tamlyn Tomita  •  James Saito  •  Vin Knight  •  Gina Quintos

Four stories including: "My Robot Baby," in which a couple must care for a robot baby before adopting a human child; "The Robot Fixer," in which a mother tries to connect with her dying son; "Machine Love," in which an office worker android learns that he, too, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Greg Pak
CAST:  Tamlyn Tomita  •  James Saito  •  Vin Knight  •  Gina Quintos

Come See the Paradise (1990)

Come See The Paradise is a deeply touching love story set against the backdrop of a dramatic and controversial period in American history, It follows the romance and eventual marriage of Jack McGurn (Dennis Quad), a hot blooded Irish American, and a beautiful ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Parker
CAST:  Dennis Quaid  •  Tamlyn Tomita  •  Sab Shimono  •  Brady Tsurutani

Come See The Paradise is a deeply touching love story set against the backdrop of a dramatic and controversial period in American history, It follows the romance and eventual marriage of Jack McGurn (Dennis Quad), a hot blooded Irish American, and a beautiful ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Parker
CAST:  Dennis Quaid  •  Tamlyn Tomita  •  Sab Shimono  •  Brady Tsurutani

Touch (1997)

When Juvenal, a presumed miracle worker, appears on the scene Bill Hill attempts to exploit him but his plans go astray with the untimely intervention of August Murray and the developing relationship between Juvenal and Lynn Faulkner.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Schrader
CAST:  LL Cool J  •  Gina Gershon  •  Conchata Ferrell  •  John Doe

When Juvenal, a presumed miracle worker, appears on the scene Bill Hill attempts to exploit him but his plans go astray with the untimely intervention of August Murray and the developing relationship between Juvenal and Lynn Faulkner.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Schrader
CAST:  LL Cool J  •  Gina Gershon  •  Conchata Ferrell  •  John Doe

Hiroshima: Out of the Ashes (1990)

The movie follows the perspective of several characters (such as Japanese victims, soldiers, American prisoners of war and others) and how they lived or tried to survive the effects felt during the aftermath of the Atomic Bomb dropping by the Enola Gay at Hiroshima ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Werner
CAST:  Max von Sydow  •  Judd Nelson  •  Mako  •  Tamlyn Tomita

The movie follows the perspective of several characters (such as Japanese victims, soldiers, American prisoners of war and others) and how they lived or tried to survive the effects felt during the aftermath of the Atomic Bomb dropping by the Enola Gay at Hiroshima ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Werner
CAST:  Max von Sydow  •  Judd Nelson  •  Mako  •  Tamlyn Tomita

Gaijin: Ama-me Como Sou (2005)

In 1908, Titoe leaves her country, Japan, to try her luck in Brazil. Her intention is just to get rich and return in five years. But life has other plans for her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tizuka Yamasaki
CAST:  Kyoko Tsukamoto  •  Tamlyn Tomita  •  Jorge Perugorría  •  Nobu McCarthy

In 1908, Titoe leaves her country, Japan, to try her luck in Brazil. Her intention is just to get rich and return in five years. But life has other plans for her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tizuka Yamasaki
CAST:  Kyoko Tsukamoto  •  Tamlyn Tomita  •  Jorge Perugorría  •  Nobu McCarthy

Hawaiian Dream (1987)

Tatsuhiko and Shofumi are hoodlums living in downtown Hawaii, who have flown out of Japan and entered the country illegally for a reason. The two make a living by trafficking marijuana under the pretext of selling tea leaves, but they are in a foreign land where ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tôru Kawashima
CAST:  Saburo Tokito  •  Johnny Ohkura  •  Tamlyn Tomita  •  Kaori Momoi

Tatsuhiko and Shofumi are hoodlums living in downtown Hawaii, who have flown out of Japan and entered the country illegally for a reason. The two make a living by trafficking marijuana under the pretext of selling tea leaves, but they are in a foreign land where ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tôru Kawashima
CAST:  Saburo Tokito  •  Johnny Ohkura  •  Tamlyn Tomita  •  Kaori Momoi

To Heal a Nation (1988)

The true story of Jan Scruggs, an embittered Vietnam veteran who returns from the war a broken man. However, with the help of his loving wife Becky, he begins to find a new life for himself, and a personal goal when he agrees to begin a determined campaign to raise ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Pressman
CAST:  Eric Roberts  •  Glynnis O'Connor  •  Marshall Colt  •  Scott Paulin

The true story of Jan Scruggs, an embittered Vietnam veteran who returns from the war a broken man. However, with the help of his loving wife Becky, he begins to find a new life for himself, and a personal goal when he agrees to begin a determined campaign to raise ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Pressman
CAST:  Eric Roberts  •  Glynnis O'Connor  •  Marshall Colt  •  Scott Paulin

The Killing Jar (1997)

Michael Sanford and his wife move to his old town so he can take over the family business. However, gruesome murders of children start to happen. Meanwhile, Michael starts to become slowly insane, after he may have witnessed one of the murders and reports it to the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Evan Crooke
CAST:  Brett Cullen  •  Tamlyn Tomita  •  Xander Berkeley  •  Wes Studi

Michael Sanford and his wife move to his old town so he can take over the family business. However, gruesome murders of children start to happen. Meanwhile, Michael starts to become slowly insane, after he may have witnessed one of the murders and reports it to the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Evan Crooke
CAST:  Brett Cullen  •  Tamlyn Tomita  •  Xander Berkeley  •  Wes Studi

Vietnam Texas (1990)

A priest (Robert Ginty) learns that he fathered a child during his tour of duty in Vietnam and that the mother and child has relocated to Houston, Texas in the Little Saigon quarters. Searching for them, he also finds massive prejudice against the Vietnamese people ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Ginty
CAST:  Robert Ginty  •  Haing S. Ngor  •  Kiều Chinh  •  Tamlyn Tomita

A priest (Robert Ginty) learns that he fathered a child during his tour of duty in Vietnam and that the mother and child has relocated to Houston, Texas in the Little Saigon quarters. Searching for them, he also finds massive prejudice against the Vietnamese people ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Ginty
CAST:  Robert Ginty  •  Haing S. Ngor  •  Kiều Chinh  •  Tamlyn Tomita

Why Am I Doing This? (2009)

Lester is trying be the next Louis CK… except everyone wants him to be Chris Rock. Tony is trying to be the next Tom Hanks… except everyone wants him to be the Chinese delivery boy. Amber thinks she should be the next Jennifer Lawrence… but isn’t. Against all ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom Huang
CAST:  Anthony Montgomery  •  Tom Huang  •  Sheetal Sheth  •  Lynn Chen

Lester is trying be the next Louis CK… except everyone wants him to be Chris Rock. Tony is trying to be the next Tom Hanks… except everyone wants him to be the Chinese delivery boy. Amber thinks she should be the next Jennifer Lawrence… but isn’t. Against all ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom Huang
CAST:  Anthony Montgomery  •  Tom Huang  •  Sheetal Sheth  •  Lynn Chen

Walking Shadow (2001)

Spenser attends a play at his girlfriend's insistence to meet a director who is allegedly being stalked. During the performance, the lead actor in a hale of fake arrows is suddenly killed by a real arrow from a crossbow. This launches Spencer into an investigation ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Po-Chih Leong
CAST:  Joe Mantegna  •  Ernie Hudson  •  Marcia Gay Harden  •  Eric Roberts

Spenser attends a play at his girlfriend's insistence to meet a director who is allegedly being stalked. During the performance, the lead actor in a hale of fake arrows is suddenly killed by a real arrow from a crossbow. This launches Spencer into an investigation ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Po-Chih Leong
CAST:  Joe Mantegna  •  Ernie Hudson  •  Marcia Gay Harden  •  Eric Roberts

Nomads (2010)

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Susan is a filmaker working on a documentary about subway suicides at Mexico City. Roberto is an illegal mexican inmigrant that works cleaning windows at New York. Roberto meets Susan and they start hanging out, sharing their own experiences.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ricardo Benet
CAST:  Lucy Liu  •  Tenoch Huerta  •  Tamlyn Tomita  •  Dagoberto Gama

Susan is a filmaker working on a documentary about subway suicides at Mexico City. Roberto is an illegal mexican inmigrant that works cleaning windows at New York. Roberto meets Susan and they start hanging out, sharing their own experiences.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ricardo Benet
CAST:  Lucy Liu  •  Tenoch Huerta  •  Tamlyn Tomita  •  Dagoberto Gama

The Last Man on Planet Earth (1999)

During a war with Afghanistan, a weapon called the "Y-bomb" was used, which resulted in the deaths of 97% of the world's men. Feeling that they were better off without males, the women of Earth decided to outlaw men because they were too violent. 20 years later, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Les Landau
CAST:  Julie Bowen  •  Paul Francis  •  Tamlyn Tomita  •  L. Scott Caldwell

During a war with Afghanistan, a weapon called the "Y-bomb" was used, which resulted in the deaths of 97% of the world's men. Feeling that they were better off without males, the women of Earth decided to outlaw men because they were too violent. 20 years later, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Les Landau
CAST:  Julie Bowen  •  Paul Francis  •  Tamlyn Tomita  •  L. Scott Caldwell

Hundred Percent (1998)

Three Asian men live in L.A. Isaac is a romantic coffee shop worker, who waits for the woman of his dreams, and loses his balance after meeting a femme fatale called Thaise. Slim is a Rastafarian smoking pot all the time, who is trying to elude a local mobster. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eric Koyanagi
CAST:  Darion Basco  •  Keiko Agena  •  Dustin Nguyen  •  Tamlyn Tomita

Three Asian men live in L.A. Isaac is a romantic coffee shop worker, who waits for the woman of his dreams, and loses his balance after meeting a femme fatale called Thaise. Slim is a Rastafarian smoking pot all the time, who is trying to elude a local mobster. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eric Koyanagi
CAST:  Darion Basco  •  Keiko Agena  •  Dustin Nguyen  •  Tamlyn Tomita

Tekken (2010)

In the year of 2039, after World Wars destroy much of the civilization as we know it, territories are no longer run by governments, but by corporations; the mightiest of which is the Mishima Zaibatsu. In order to placate the seething masses of this dystopia, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dwight H. Little
CAST:  Luke Goss  •  Ian Anthony Dale  •  Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa  •  Lateef Crowder

In the year of 2039, after World Wars destroy much of the civilization as we know it, territories are no longer run by governments, but by corporations; the mightiest of which is the Mishima Zaibatsu. In order to placate the seething masses of this dystopia, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dwight H. Little
CAST:  Luke Goss  •  Ian Anthony Dale  •  Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa  •  Lateef Crowder
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