Search results for "Hakuryu"

Fireworks (1997)

DVD release: Jun 2000

A police officer leaves the force in the face of harrowing personal and professional difficulties. Spiraling into a depression, he makes questionable decisions.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Takeshi Kitano
CAST:  Takeshi Kitano  •  Kayoko Kishimoto  •  Susumu Terajima  •  Tetsu Watanabe

Violent Cop (1989)

Detective Azuma is a Dirty-Harry style rogue cop who often uses violence and unethical methods to get results.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Takeshi Kitano
CAST:  Takeshi Kitano  •  Maiko Kawakami  •  Makoto Ashikawa  •  Shirô Sano

Getting Any? (1994)

A slapstick comedy, about a goofy middle-aged man who is obsessed with the idea of having car sex. While pursuing his 'dream', he makes all the wrong moves possible, and ends ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Takeshi Kitano
CAST:  Dankan  •  Moeko Ezawa  •  Hakuryu  •  Hideo Higashikokubaru

Give It All (1998)

Etsuko - a typical Japanese high school student, who's unlucky in love, an academic failure, and plain bored with life. That's until one day, the view of a boat gliding ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Itsumichi Isomura
CAST:  Rena Tanaka  •  Mami Shimizu  •  Wakana Aoi  •  Kirina Mano

Gangster Lessons (1996)

No description available yet.

GENRES: Action
DIRECTION:  Kim Sang-Jin
CAST:  JoongHoon Park  •  Sang-min Park  •  Jo Eun-sook  •  Hakuryu

Kagerô (1991)

Rin Jyoshima lost her father to death-by-gambling; years later, she's grown up in the Kosugi household and has fallen victim to gambling herself.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hideo Gosha
CAST:  Kanako Higuchi  •  Tatsuya Nakadai  •  Keiko Oginome  •  Masahiro Motoki

Midsummer's Equation (2013)

Masaharu Fukuyama reprises his role from 2008's "Suspect X," playing the physicist-cum-detective Manabu Yukawa. The scientist-sleuth arrives in an oceanside town to speak on a ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Hiroshi Nishitani
CAST:  Masaharu Fukuyama  •  Kazuki Kitamura  •  Jun Fubuki  •  Hakuryu

Onna ga ichiban niau shokugyo (1990)

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DIRECTION:  Naosuke Kurosawa
CAST:  Kaori Momoi  •  Kenichi Okamoto  •  Hakuryu  •  Isao Hashizume

Beyond Outrage (2012) RT 44% / Audience 58%

DVD release: Mar 2014

As the police launch a full-scale crackdown on organized crime, it ignites a national yakuza struggle between the Sanno of the East and Hanabishi of the West. What started as ...  (more)

GENRES: Action
DIRECTION:  Takeshi Kitano
CAST:  Ryo Kase  •  Takeshi Kitano  •  Toshiyuki Nishida  •  Shun Sugata

Wild Criminal (1999) RT Audience 100%

DVD release: Apr 2005

Tomoyo was the lover of Udo, a leading member of the Japanese mafia. When Udo disappears with a bundle of dirty money, she is a suspected accomplice. tomoyo is a woman who has ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Thriller
CAST:  Riki Takeuchi  •  Miho Nomoto  •  Shun Sugata  •  Hakuryu

XX: Beautiful Beast (1995)

A hit-woman goes after the Japanese mafia with a mad-on after her sister is killed. Beautiful, seductive Ran (Kaori Shimamura) harbors a secret: By night, she's the deadly ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Toshiharu Ikeda
CAST:  Kaori Shimamura  •  Hakuryu  •  Takanori Kikuchi  •  Dan Li

Rockers (2003) RT 83% / Audience 95%

DVD release: Mar 2000

Guitarist Ko-chanis a mess of sexual repression after a childhood at the mercy of two elder sisters eager to use him as a guinea pig for their make-up skills. Bassist ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Takanori Jinnai
CAST:  Shunsuke Nakamura  •  Takashi Tsukamoto  •  Ryûta Satô  •  Hiroshi Tamaki

Like a Rolling Stone (1994)

Tanaka is a yakuza who collects 'protection money' from establishments. He has just been released from jail, where he had spent eight years, and finds out that his boss wants ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tatsumi Kumashiro
CAST:  Eiji Okuda  •  Shô Aikawa  •  Eiko Nagashima  •  Reiko Takashima

Black Belt (2007)

Set in 1932, amid the rise of militarism after the establishment of the Manchukuo colony in Northeast China, the story centers on a trio of karateka. Studying under their ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama
DIRECTION:  Shunichi Nagasaki
CAST:  Akihito Yagi  •  Tatsuya Naka  •  Yuji Suzuki  •  Arashi Fukasawa

Carnival of Wolves (1996)

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GENRES: Action • Crime
DIRECTION:  Takeshi Watanabe
CAST:  Toshiya Nagasawa  •  Mike Norris  •  Stoney Jackson  •  Hakuryu

Shinjuku Outlaw (1994)

Shoichi Yomi bravely fights in an attempt to end an underworld battle in Hiroshima and as a result becomes a vegetable. Ten years later, Yomi comes to his senses and visits ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Takashi Miike
CAST:  Kiyoshi Nakajo  •  Ruby Moreno  •  Tatsuo Yamada  •  Yumi Iori

Agitator (2001)

When a young Yakuza torments the customers in a rival crime family's nightclub, it is not long before his dead body is found. Soon, inter-family retaliation follows, resulting ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Takashi Miike
CAST:  Takashi Miike  •  Mickey Curtis  •  Yoshiyuki Daichi  •  Taisaku Akino

HEAT -PART II- (2004)

A young man suddenly rises to the top of the underworld in Shinjuku, Tokyo. Other crime bosses now conspire to take him down.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Takeshi Yokoi
CAST:  Shinji Kasahara  •  Yoshihiko Hakamada  •  Hakuryu  •  Shun Sugata

Drowning Fish (2001)

When corporate executives are blackmailed into public displays of nudity on the busy streets of Shinjuku, the big guns are called out to locate "Oboreru Sakana". The "big ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yukihiko Tsutsumi
CAST:  Kippei Shiina  •  Yōsuke Kubozuka  •  Yukie Nakama  •  Nobuyuki Katsube