George Takei

George Hosato Takei Altman (born April 20, 1937) is an American actor of Japanese descent, best known for his role in the television series Star Trek, in which he played Hikaru Sulu, helmsman of the USS Enterprise. He is a proponent of gay rights and active in state and local politics as well as continuing his acting career. He has won several awards and accolades in his work on human rights and Japanese-American relations, including his work with the Japanese American National Museum. Description above from the Wikipedia article George Takei, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)

When a destructive space entity is spotted approaching Earth, Admiral Kirk resumes command of the Starship Enterprise in order to intercept, examine, and hopefully stop it.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Wise
CAST:  William Shatner  •  Leonard Nimoy  •  George Takei  •  James Doohan

When a destructive space entity is spotted approaching Earth, Admiral Kirk resumes command of the Starship Enterprise in order to intercept, examine, and hopefully stop it.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Wise
CAST:  William Shatner  •  Leonard Nimoy  •  George Takei  •  James Doohan

Mulan (1998)

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A tomboyish girl disguises herself as a young man so she can fight with the Imperial Chinese Army against the invading Huns. With help from wise-cracking dragon Mushu, Mulan just might save her country -- and win the heart of handsome Captain Li Shang.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barry Cook  •  Tony Bancroft
CAST:  Lea Salonga  •  Eddie Murphy  •  BD Wong  •  Ming-Na Wen

A tomboyish girl disguises herself as a young man so she can fight with the Imperial Chinese Army against the invading Huns. With help from wise-cracking dragon Mushu, Mulan just might save her country -- and win the heart of handsome Captain Li Shang.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barry Cook  •  Tony Bancroft
CAST:  Lea Salonga  •  Eddie Murphy  •  BD Wong  •  Ming-Na Wen

Never So Few (1959)

A U.S. military troop takes command of a band of Burmese guerillas during World War II.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Sturges
CAST:  Frank Sinatra  •  Gina Lollobrigida  •  Peter Lawford  •  Steve McQueen

A U.S. military troop takes command of a band of Burmese guerillas during World War II.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Sturges
CAST:  Frank Sinatra  •  Gina Lollobrigida  •  Peter Lawford  •  Steve McQueen

PT 109 (1963)

Dramatization of President John F. Kennedy's war time experiences during which he captained a PT boat, took it to battle and had it sunk by a Japanese destroyer. He and the survivors had to make their way to an island, find food and shelter and signal the Navy for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Leslie H. Martinson
CAST:  Cliff Robertson  •  Ty Hardin  •  James Gregory  •  Robert Culp

Dramatization of President John F. Kennedy's war time experiences during which he captained a PT boat, took it to battle and had it sunk by a Japanese destroyer. He and the survivors had to make their way to an island, find food and shelter and signal the Navy for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Leslie H. Martinson
CAST:  Cliff Robertson  •  Ty Hardin  •  James Gregory  •  Robert Culp

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982)

It is the 23rd century. The Federation Starship U.S.S. Enterprise is on routine training maneuvers and Admiral James T. Kirk seems resigned to the fact that this inspection may well be the last space mission of his career. But Khan is back. Aided by his exiled band ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicholas Meyer
CAST:  William Shatner  •  Leonard Nimoy  •  DeForest Kelley  •  James Doohan

It is the 23rd century. The Federation Starship U.S.S. Enterprise is on routine training maneuvers and Admiral James T. Kirk seems resigned to the fact that this inspection may well be the last space mission of his career. But Khan is back. Aided by his exiled band ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicholas Meyer
CAST:  William Shatner  •  Leonard Nimoy  •  DeForest Kelley  •  James Doohan

Star Trek III: The Search for Spock (1984)

Admiral Kirk and his bridge crew risk their careers stealing the decommissioned Enterprise to return to the restricted Genesis planet to recover Spock's body.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Leonard Nimoy
CAST:  William Shatner  •  Leonard Nimoy  •  DeForest Kelley  •  James Doohan

Admiral Kirk and his bridge crew risk their careers stealing the decommissioned Enterprise to return to the restricted Genesis planet to recover Spock's body.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Leonard Nimoy
CAST:  William Shatner  •  Leonard Nimoy  •  DeForest Kelley  •  James Doohan

Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986)

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It's the 23rd century, and a mysterious alien power is threatening Earth by evaporating the oceans and destroying the atmosphere. In a frantic attempt to save mankind, Kirk and his crew must time travel back to 1986 San Francisco where they find a world of punk, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Leonard Nimoy
CAST:  William Shatner  •  Leonard Nimoy  •  DeForest Kelley  •  James Doohan

It's the 23rd century, and a mysterious alien power is threatening Earth by evaporating the oceans and destroying the atmosphere. In a frantic attempt to save mankind, Kirk and his crew must time travel back to 1986 San Francisco where they find a world of punk, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Leonard Nimoy
CAST:  William Shatner  •  Leonard Nimoy  •  DeForest Kelley  •  James Doohan

Star Trek V: The Final Frontier (1989)

The crew of the Federation starship Enterprise is called to Nimbus III, the Planet of Intergalactic Peace. They are to negotiate in a case of kidnapping only to find out that the kidnapper is a relative of Spock. This man is possessed by his life long search for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Shatner
CAST:  William Shatner  •  Leonard Nimoy  •  DeForest Kelley  •  James Doohan

The crew of the Federation starship Enterprise is called to Nimbus III, the Planet of Intergalactic Peace. They are to negotiate in a case of kidnapping only to find out that the kidnapper is a relative of Spock. This man is possessed by his life long search for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Shatner
CAST:  William Shatner  •  Leonard Nimoy  •  DeForest Kelley  •  James Doohan

Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991)

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After years of war, the Federation and the Klingon empire find themselves on the brink of a peace summit when a Klingon ship is nearly destroyed by an apparent attack from the Enterprise. Both worlds brace for what may be their dealiest encounter.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicholas Meyer
CAST:  William Shatner  •  Leonard Nimoy  •  DeForest Kelley  •  James Doohan

After years of war, the Federation and the Klingon empire find themselves on the brink of a peace summit when a Klingon ship is nearly destroyed by an apparent attack from the Enterprise. Both worlds brace for what may be their dealiest encounter.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicholas Meyer
CAST:  William Shatner  •  Leonard Nimoy  •  DeForest Kelley  •  James Doohan

The Green Berets (1968)

Col. Mike Kirby picks two teams of crack Green Berets for two missions in South Vietnam. The first is to strengthen a camp that is trying to be taken by the enemy. The second is to kidnap a North Vietnamese General.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Wayne
CAST:  John Wayne  •  David Janssen  •  George Takei  •  Jack Soo

Col. Mike Kirby picks two teams of crack Green Berets for two missions in South Vietnam. The first is to strengthen a camp that is trying to be taken by the enemy. The second is to kidnap a North Vietnamese General.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Wayne
CAST:  John Wayne  •  David Janssen  •  George Takei  •  Jack Soo

Walk Don't Run (1966)

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During the '64 Olympics in Tokyo, Sir William "Bill" Rutland is visiting strictly for business but has no place to stay after his hotel reservation is screwed up. Everything's booked solid because of the Olympics. He sees a note posted in English, "Roommate wanted ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Walters
CAST:  Cary Grant  •  Samantha Eggar  •  Jim Hutton  •  John Standing

During the '64 Olympics in Tokyo, Sir William "Bill" Rutland is visiting strictly for business but has no place to stay after his hotel reservation is screwed up. Everything's booked solid because of the Olympics. He sees a note posted in English, "Roommate wanted ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Walters
CAST:  Cary Grant  •  Samantha Eggar  •  Jim Hutton  •  John Standing

Trekkies (1997)

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A hilarious look at the universe's most fervent fans.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Nygard
CAST:  Denise Crosby  •  Barbara Adams  •  Majel Barrett  •  James Doohan

A hilarious look at the universe's most fervent fans.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Nygard
CAST:  Denise Crosby  •  Barbara Adams  •  Majel Barrett  •  James Doohan

The Great Buck Howard (2008)

When a law school dropout answers an advertisement to be a personal assistant he unknowingly signs on to work for a belligerent has-been magician struggling to resurrect his career. This leads to a journey across the country staging the comeback of a lifetime.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sean McGinly
CAST:  John Malkovich  •  Colin Hanks  •  Emily Blunt  •  Ricky Jay

When a law school dropout answers an advertisement to be a personal assistant he unknowingly signs on to work for a belligerent has-been magician struggling to resurrect his career. This leads to a journey across the country staging the comeback of a lifetime.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sean McGinly
CAST:  John Malkovich  •  Colin Hanks  •  Emily Blunt  •  Ricky Jay

Oblivion (1994)

The alien outlaw, Redeye, murders the town sheriff and then he and his gang terrorize the town. It's up to the sheriff's son, an empath, and his native american sidekick, to rescue the town and exact revenge for his father's murder.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Irvin
CAST:  Richard Joseph Paul  •  Jackie Swanson  •  Andrew Divoff  •  Meg Foster

The alien outlaw, Redeye, murders the town sheriff and then he and his gang terrorize the town. It's up to the sheriff's son, an empath, and his native american sidekick, to rescue the town and exact revenge for his father's murder.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Irvin
CAST:  Richard Joseph Paul  •  Jackie Swanson  •  Andrew Divoff  •  Meg Foster

The Big Mouth (1967)

A fisherman crosses paths with a diamond-smuggling gangster–who is his doppelgänger—and inadvertently takes his place at a resort hotel where he meets a special girl.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jerry Lewis
CAST:  Jerry Lewis  •  Harold J. Stone  •  Susan Bay  •  Buddy Lester

A fisherman crosses paths with a diamond-smuggling gangster–who is his doppelgänger—and inadvertently takes his place at a resort hotel where he meets a special girl.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jerry Lewis
CAST:  Jerry Lewis  •  Harold J. Stone  •  Susan Bay  •  Buddy Lester

These Amazing Shadows (2011)

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Tells the history and importance of The National Film Registry, a roll call of American cinema treasures that reflects the diversity of film, and indeed the American experience itself.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Mariano  •  Kurt Norton
CAST:  Jeff Adachi  •  James H. Billington  •  Robin Blaetz  •  Brooks Boliek

Tells the history and importance of The National Film Registry, a roll call of American cinema treasures that reflects the diversity of film, and indeed the American experience itself.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Mariano  •  Kurt Norton
CAST:  Jeff Adachi  •  James H. Billington  •  Robin Blaetz  •  Brooks Boliek

Strange Frame: Love & Sax (2012)

28th century, 200 years after the Great Earth Exodus. Naia, a feisty, young singer/songwriter, falls in love with the beautiful saxophonist Parker in Ganymede, one of Jupiter's moons. The two form a band - and now they have to not only make it as musicians but also ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  G.B. Hajim
CAST:  Claudia Black  •  Tara Strong  •  Ron Glass  •  Tim Curry

28th century, 200 years after the Great Earth Exodus. Naia, a feisty, young singer/songwriter, falls in love with the beautiful saxophonist Parker in Ganymede, one of Jupiter's moons. The two form a band - and now they have to not only make it as musicians but also ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  G.B. Hajim
CAST:  Claudia Black  •  Tara Strong  •  Ron Glass  •  Tim Curry

The Missing Scarf (2013)

A black comedy exploring some of life's common fears: fear of the unknown, of failure, rejection and finally the fear of death. Narrated by George Takei.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eoin Duffy
CAST:  George Takei

A black comedy exploring some of life's common fears: fear of the unknown, of failure, rejection and finally the fear of death. Narrated by George Takei.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eoin Duffy
CAST:  George Takei

To Be Takei (2014)

Over seven decades, actor and activist George Takei journeyed from a World War II internment camp to the helm of the Starship Enterprise, and then to the daily news feeds of five million Facebook fans. Join George and his husband, Brad, on a wacky and profound trek ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jennifer M. Kroot
CAST:  George Takei  •  Leonard Nimoy  •  William Shatner  •  Walter Koenig

Over seven decades, actor and activist George Takei journeyed from a World War II internment camp to the helm of the Starship Enterprise, and then to the daily news feeds of five million Facebook fans. Join George and his husband, Brad, on a wacky and profound trek ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jennifer M. Kroot
CAST:  George Takei  •  Leonard Nimoy  •  William Shatner  •  Walter Koenig

Entourage (2015)

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Movie star Vincent Chase, together with his boys, Eric, Turtle and Johnny, are back…and back in business with super agent-turned-studio head Ari Gold. Some of their ambitions have changed, but the bond between them remains strong as they navigate the capricious and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Doug Ellin
CAST:  Jeremy Piven  •  Adrian Grenier  •  Jerry Ferrara  •  Kevin Connolly

Movie star Vincent Chase, together with his boys, Eric, Turtle and Johnny, are back…and back in business with super agent-turned-studio head Ari Gold. Some of their ambitions have changed, but the bond between them remains strong as they navigate the capricious and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Doug Ellin
CAST:  Jeremy Piven  •  Adrian Grenier  •  Jerry Ferrara  •  Kevin Connolly
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