Search results for "Nakamura Shidō II"

R246 Story (2008)

The anthology film R246 Story centers around the major Japanese highway Route 246. Originating in Chiyoda Ward's Miyakezaka district, the 122.7 kilometers long Route 246 ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tadanobu Asano  •  Nakamura Shidō II  •  Yūsuke Santamaria  •  Genki Sudo
CAST:  Genki Sudo  •  Kanji Tsuda  •  Hidekazu Mashima  •  Takuya Ishida

Red Cliff (2008)

In 208 A.D., in the final days of the Han Dynasty, shrewd Prime Minster Cao convinced the fickle Emperor Han the only way to unite all of China was to declare war on the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • War
CAST:  Chang Chen  •  Tony Leung Chiu-Wai  •  Takeshi Kaneshiro  •  Nakamura Shidō II

Fearless (2006) RT 86% / Audience 79%

DVD release: May 1999

Huo Yuan Jia became the most famous martial arts fighter in all of China at the turn of the 20th Century. Huo faced personal tragedy but ultimately fought his way out of ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama
CAST:  Jet Li  •  Betty Sun  •  Yong Dong  •  Pau Hei-Ching

Ping Pong (2002) RT 75% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Sep 2007

As children, the introverted Smile was being bullied by a gang of kids until the brash Peco comes by and chases all of them them away. Peco then takes Smile under his wings ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Fumihiko Sori
CAST:  Yōsuke Kubozuka  •  Sam Lee  •  Nakamura Shidō II  •  Naoto Takenaka

Yamato (2005)

Directed by Junya Sato and based on a book by Jun Henmi, "Yamato" has a framing story set in the present day and uses flashbacks to tell the story of the crew of the World War ...  (more)

GENRES: History • War
DIRECTION:  Jun'ya Satô
CAST:  Takashi Sorimachi  •  Nakamura Shidō II  •  Yû Aoi  •  Noboru Takachi

Death Note: The Last Name (2006)

In the second installment of the Death Note film franchise, Light Yagami meets a second Kira and faithful follower Misa Amane and her Shinigami named Rem. Light attempts to ...  (more)

GENRES: Fantasy • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Shusuke Kaneko
CAST:  Tatsuya Fujiwara  •  Takeshi Kaga  •  Erika Toda  •  Nakamura Shidō II

Stormy Night (2005) RT Audience 87%

A goat named Mei wanders into a barn one night seeking shelter from a storm. In the barn, the goat meets another refugee. The two can neither see nor smell each other, but ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation
DIRECTION:  Gisaburō Sugii
CAST:  Nakamura Shidō II  •  Hiroki Narimiya  •  Koichi Yamadera  •  Riki Takeuchi

Tenshin (2013)

Tenshin Okakura left the great achievement to the Japanese modern art. This is a story of Tenshin's life and conflict and teacher-student love between Tenshin, who ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Katsuya Matsumura
CAST:  Hiroyuki Hirayama  •  Naoto Takenaka  •  Houka Kinoshita  •  Ichirô Hashimoto

Gatchaman (2013) RT Audience 23%

By the year 2050 AD, a mysterious organization called Galactor has occupied half of the Earth and threatens to exterminate the human race. Around the same time, the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
CAST:  Tori Matsuzaka  •  Ryohei Suzuki  •  Gô Ayano  •  Ayame Gôriki

Legend of the Millennium Dragon (2011) RT Audience 37%

DVD release: Oct 2011

A spectacular journey of an unwilling young hero thrust into a mysterious past full of monsters, dragons, and strange hidden powers. Through a series of out of this world ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Hirotsugu Kawasaki
CAST:  Ryuji Aigase  •  Satomi Ishihara  •  Kentaro Ito  •  Yasuyuki Kase

Hard Romantic-er (2011)

Writer-director Gu Su-yeon's new film draws on his own semiautobiographical account of growing up as a delinquent zainichi Korean (Japanese-born, but of Korean ancestry) in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Su-yeon Gu
CAST:  Shota Matsuda  •  Kento Nagayama  •  Tokio Emoto  •  Kaname Endô

Ninja Kids!!! (2011)

The film stars Seishiro Kato as Rantaro who is sent to a ninja training school by his parents. During the summer, their teacher is invaded by a group of rival ninjas ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama
DIRECTION:  Takashi Miike
CAST:  Nakamura Shidō II  •  Rei Dan  •  Roi Hayashi  •  Seishirô Katô

Honey and Clover (2006) RT Audience 60%

Adapted from the popular manga of the same name, director Masahiro Takada's coming of age drama follows five Hama Art College students as they prepare to venture out into the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Masahiro Takada
CAST:  Yû Aoi  •  Yûsuke Iseya  •  Ryo Kase  •  Megumi Seki

Hutch the Honeybee (2010)

Hutch the Honey Bee and friends set on an adventure to find Hutch's missing Queen Bee Mother, whom he lost during a surprise attack by a group of Hornets. In the process Hutch ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Family
CAST:  Ayaka Saitō  •  Ayaka Wilson  •  Naoki Tanaka  •  Kon Arimura

Ichi (2008) RT 78% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Dec 2009

Ichi is a blind entertainer that travels the countryside with her traditional Japanese guitar and walking stick. She’s in search for the kind man that brought her up as a ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Fumihiko Sori
CAST:  Haruka Ayase  •  Yōsuke Kubozuka  •  Takao Osawa  •  Nakamura Shidō II

Red Cliff II (2009)

The battle of Red Cliff continues and the alliance between Xu and East Wu is fracturing. With Cao Cao's massive forces on their doorstep, will the kingdoms of Xu and East Wu ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • History • War
CAST:  Tony Leung Chiu-Wai  •  Takeshi Kaneshiro  •  Fengyi Zhang  •  Zhao Wei

Leonie (2010) RT 42% / Audience 50%

DVD release: May 2013

In the lush tradition of the glorious films of Merchant and Ivory, comes the true life story of Leonie Gilmour (Emily Mortimer), whose life crossed continents, wars and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hisako Matsui
CAST:  Emily Mortimer  •  Kazuko Yoshiyuki  •  Nakamura Shidō II  •  Christina Hendricks

Letters from Iwo Jima (2006) RT 91% / Audience 86%

DVD release: May 2007

The story of the battle of Iwo Jima between the United States and Imperial Japan during World War II, as told from the perspective of the Japanese who fought it.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Clint Eastwood
CAST:  Ken Watanabe  •  Kazunari Ninomiya  •  Tsuyoshi Ihara  •  Ryo Kase

Be with You (2004)

When two souls find one another, nothing can tear them apart. Widower Takumi (Shido Nakamura) lives a quiet life with his six-year-old son Yuji (Akashi Takei) after the loss ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Nobuhiro Doi
CAST:  Akashi Takei  •  Karen Miyama  •  Nakamura Shidō II  •  Asari Yousuke