Search results for "Etsuko Shihomi"

Dragon Princess (1976) RT Audience 44%

DVD release: Dec 2000

A karate master played by Sonny Chiba is attacked and left crippled and blinded in one eye. He trains his daughter (Etsuko Shihomi) with the intention of her avenging not only ...  (more)

GENRES: Action
DIRECTION:  Yutaka Kohira
CAST:  Sonny Chiba  •  Etsuko Shihomi  •  Yasuaki Kurata  •  Go Otsuka

Legend of the Eight Samurai (1983)

The evil Hikita clan rises from the dead to fulfill a curse on the Satomi clan by restoring the face of their warlord by using the skin of Princess Shizu. In the process of ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Fantasy • Horror
DIRECTION:  Kinji Fukasaku
CAST:  Hiroko Yakushimaru  •  Hiroyuki Sanada  •  Sonny Chiba  •  Mari Natsuki

The Street Fighter (1974) RT Audience 82%

DVD release: Jan 2002

Terry is a tough mercenary and a master of martial arts. When an important business magnate dies, leaving billions to his daughter, the Mafia and Yakuza try to hire Terry to ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Shigehiro Ozawa
CAST:  Sonny Chiba  •  Goichi Yamada  •  Yutaka Nakajima  •  Tony Cetera

Karate Bearfighter (1975) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: Dec 2004

Masutatsu Oyama is recruited by his former Army friend to work for a crew of gangsters, but when they kill both his girlfriend and his best friend, Oyama flees away to a small ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure
DIRECTION:  Kazuhiko Yamaguchi
CAST:  Sonny Chiba  •  Yutaka Nakajima  •  Etsuko Shihomi  •  Yumi Takigawa

Tora-san's Bluebird Fantasy (1986)

During his travels, Tora-san comes across a traditional theater he used to visit, and discovers that one of his old friends has died. Tora-san and his family help the friend's ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Yôji Yamada
CAST:  Kiyoshi Atsumi  •  Chieko Baishô  •  Etsuko Shihomi  •  Tsuyoshi Nagabuchi

I Are You, You Am Me (1982)

9th-graders Kazuo (boy) and Kazumi (girl) take a tumble at a temple in a small seacoast town in Japan. Through supernatural intervention, their minds and bodies are switched, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Nobuhiko Obayashi
CAST:  Satomi Kobayashi  •  Toshinori Omi  •  Makoto Satô  •  Sayuri Ishibashi

Kotaro makari-toru! (1984)

A master ninja is sentenced to death then forced to fight off various attackers in this dramatic martial arts movie.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Noribumi Suzuki
CAST:  Sonny Chiba  •  Mari Chihara  •  Tsuyoshi Ihara  •  Hikaru Kurosagi

Atami satsujin jiken (1986)

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CAST:  Tatsuya Nakadai  •  Morio Kazama  •  Etsuko Shihomi

Nidaime wa Christian (1985)

The story of beautiful Christian nun, Kyoko (Etsuko Shihomi) who is the object of affection for two very different men - one the happy-go-lucky yakuza gangster, Haruhiko ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Kazuyuki Izutsu
CAST:  Etsuko Shihomi  •  Akira Emoto  •  Kôichi Iwaki  •  Keizô Kani'e

Bullet Train (1975)

One of the Japanese Shinkansen “Bullet Trains” is threatened with a bomb that will explode automatically if the train slows below 80 km/h, unless a ransom is paid. Police race ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jun'ya Satô
CAST:  Ken Takakura  •  Sonny Chiba  •  Kei Yamamoto  •  Eiji Go

The Return of the Sister Street Fighter (1975) RT Audience 53%

DVD release: Sep 2006

She returns for more street fighting.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Kazuhiko Yamaguchi
CAST:  Etsuko Shihomi  •  Mitchi Love  •  Akane Kawasaki  •  Miwa Cho

Sister Street Fighter: Fifth Level Fist (1976) RT Audience 40%

DVD release: Sep 2006

Kiku Nakakawa, the only daughter of an old kimono shop owner in Kyoto, is enthusiastic about karate. In order to help her friend Michi avenge her brother, she sneaks into a ...  (more)

GENRES: Action
DIRECTION:  Shigehiro Ozawa
CAST:  Etsuko Shihomi  •  Mitchi Love  •  Ken Wallace  •  Hiroshi Tanaka

Shogun's Ninja (1980)

In the middle of the 16th century, Hideyoshi, a power hungry warlord sets out to destroy the Momochi clan. He sends his war commander in search of the clan's hidden gold only ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure
DIRECTION:  Noribumi Suzuki
CAST:  Hiroyuki Sanada  •  Sonny Chiba  •  Etsuko Shihomi  •  Yuki Ninagawa

Killing Machine (1976) RT Audience 73%

DVD release: Oct 2004

Mr. Soh, a righteous man with a cold stare and fists of steel, returns to a lawless post-war Japan in 1946. He protects the weak, defends the poor and knocks some good sense ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama
DIRECTION:  Noribumi Suzuki
CAST:  Sonny Chiba  •  Yutaka Nakajima  •  Makoto Satô  •  Naoya Makoto

The Executioner II: Karate Inferno (1974)

When a priceless jewel owned by rich heiress Sabine is stolen, along with her daughter, Professional thief and hired killer Ryuichi Koga and his gang are hired to retrieve ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Teruo Ishii
CAST:  Sonny Chiba  •  Yutaka Nakajima  •  Etsuko Shihomi  •  Kanjûrô Arashi

Sister Street Fighter: Hanging by a Thread (1974) RT Audience 29%

DVD release: Sep 2006

This time Koryu heads to Yokohama in search of a woman named Birei, kidnapped by diamond smugglers who move their hot rocks by surgically implanting them into the nubile ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama
DIRECTION:  Kazuhiko Yamaguchi
CAST:  Etsuko Shihomi  •  Tamayo Mitsukawa  •  Michiyo Bandô  •  Hisayo Tanaka

Iga no Kabamaru (1983)

Kabamaru is a young boy raised and trained by his grandfather as a ninja. After the sudden death of his grandfather, he starts living with Mai, his grandfather’s mistress, who ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Noribumi Suzuki
CAST:  Sonny Chiba  •  Takagi Junya  •  Strong Kongô  •  Hiroyuki Sanada

Golgo 13: Kûron no kubi (1977)

Duke Togo (codename: Golgo 13) is a ruthless assassin who's accepted a tricky assignment from an American drug syndicate. His mission is to "rub out" Hong Kong's underworld ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Crime
DIRECTION:  Yukio Noda
CAST:  Sonny Chiba  •  Lun Chia  •  Etsuko Shihomi  •  Emi Shindo

Message from Space (1978) RT Audience 29%

DVD release: Apr 2013

In this Star Wars take-off, the peaceful planet of Jillucia has been nearly wiped out by the Gavanas, whose leader takes orders from his mother (played a comic actor in drag) ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Kinji Fukasaku
CAST:  Sonny Chiba  •  Vic Morrow  •  Etsuko Shihomi  •  Peggy Lee Brennan