Search results for "Tadanobu Asano"

42 One Dream Rush (2010)

An omnibus of 42 short films by auteur directors based on Dreams.  (more)

GENRES: Fantasy • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Tadanobu Asano  •  Rinko Kikuchi  •  David Lynch  •  James Franco  •  Harmony Korine  •  Abel Ferrara  •  Kenneth Anger  •  Asia Argento  •  Jonathan Caouette  •  Leos Carax  •  Gaspar Noé  •  Jonas Mekas  •  Zhang Yuan  •  Taika Waititi  •  Chan Marshall  •  Charles Burnett  •  Mike Figgis  •  Larry Clark  •  Niki Caro  •  Carlos Reygadas  •  Lou Ye  •  Yung Chang  •  Grant Morrison  •  Florian Habicht  •  Floria Sigismondi  •  Brian Butler  •  Sergey Bodrov  •  Joe Coleman  •  Chris Graham  •  Michele Civetta  •  Zachary Croitoroo  •  Terence Koh  •  Marcus Griffin  •  Ryan McGinley  •  Rajan Mehta  •  Chris Milk  •  Charlotte Kemp Muhl  •  Dee Poon  •  Matt Pyke  •  Lola Schnabel  •  Mote Sinabel  •  Arden Wohl
CAST:  Tadanobu Asano  •  Paz de la Huerta  •  Chloë Sevigny  •  Rinko Kikuchi

Tori (2004)

Japanese film directed by Tadanobu Asano.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tadanobu Asano
CAST:  Tadanobu Asano  •  Rinko Kikuchi  •  Masaru Miyazaki

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

Thor: The Dark World (2013) RT 66% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Feb 2014

Thor fights to restore order across the cosmos… but an ancient race led by the vengeful Malekith returns to plunge the universe back into darkness. Faced with an enemy that ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Alan Taylor
CAST:  Chris Hemsworth  •  Natalie Portman  •  Tom Hiddleston  •  Idris Elba

Thor (2011) RT 77% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Sep 2011

Against his father Odin's will, The Mighty Thor - a powerful but arrogant warrior god - recklessly reignites an ancient war. Thor is cast down to Earth and forced to live ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Kenneth Branagh
CAST:  Chris Hemsworth  •  Natalie Portman  •  Tom Hiddleston  •  Anthony Hopkins

47 Ronin (2013) RT 14% / Audience 48%

DVD release: Apr 2014

Based on the original 1941 movie from Japan, and from ancient Japan’s most enduring tale, the epic 3D fantasy-adventure 47 Ronin is born. Keanu Reeves leads the cast as Kai, ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Carl Rinsch
CAST:  Keanu Reeves  •  Hiroyuki Sanada  •  Kou Shibasaki  •  Tadanobu Asano

Ichi the Killer (2001)

As sadomasochistic yakuza enforcer Kakihara searches for his missing boss he comes across Ichi, a repressed and psychotic killer who may be able to inflict levels of pain that ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Takashi Miike
CAST:  Tadanobu Asano  •  Nao Ōmori  •  Shinya Tsukamoto  •  Paulyn Sun

Invisible Waves (2006) RT Audience 61%

This atmospheric, violent thriller revolves around a hitman called Kyoji who has just killed his lover, Seiko. She was the wife of Kyoji’s boss, Wiwat, who, when he heard ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Pen-Ek Ratanaruang
CAST:  Tadanobu Asano  •  Eric Tsang  •  Gang Hye-jeong  •  Maria Cordero

Last Life in the Universe (2003) RT 90% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Feb 2005

An obsessive-compulsive Japanese librarian living in Bangkok spends most of his days contemplating suicide in his lifeless apartment. His life changes when he witnesses the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Pen-Ek Ratanaruang
CAST:  Tadanobu Asano  •  Daran Boonyasak  •  Laila Boonyasak  •  Yutaka Matsushige

Love & Pop (1998) RT Audience 81%

DVD release: Jul 2004

Pretty Tokyo teen Hiromi Yoshii (Asumi Miwa) and her girlfriends struggle with rivalries, clothes and boyfriends, just like any other high school clique. But out for kicks and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hideaki Anno
CAST:  Tadanobu Asano  •  Kirari  •  Hirono Kudo  •  Asumi Miwa

Shark Skin Man and Peach Hip Girl (1998)

In dreamlike mountain scenery, Toshiko makes a daring escape from her sexually warped Uncle Sonezaki. Fortunately, she met Samehada as she runs for her life, which is also ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Katsuhito Ishii
CAST:  Tadanobu Asano  •  Ittoku Kishibe  •  Sie Kohinata  •  Kimie Shingyôji

Swallowtail (1996)

Swallowtail Butterfly takes place in an alternate Japan, in a ghetto where immigrants from all over the world have come to live and make their fortune. The city is called ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Shunji Iwai
CAST:  Yōsuke Eguchi  •  Hiroshi Mikami  •  Ayumi Ito  •  Chara

Gohatto (1999)

Set during Japan's Shogun era, this film looks at life in a samurai compound where young warriors are trained in swordfighting. A number of interpersonal conflicts are brewing ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Nagisa Ōshima
CAST:  Takeshi Kitano  •  Ryûhei Matsuda  •  Tadanobu Asano  •  Yôichi Sai

Vital (2004)

Hiroshi wakes up in a hospital room and realizes that he was in a serious car accident that caused the death of his girlfriend, Ryoko, as well as the loss of his memory. While ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Shinya Tsukamoto
CAST:  Tadanobu Asano  •  Nami Tsukamoto  •  Kiki  •  Kazuyoshi Kushida

Maborosi (1995)

A young woman's husband apparently commits suicide without warning or reason, leaving behind his wife and infant. Yumiko remarries and moves from Osaka to a small fishing ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hirokazu Koreeda
CAST:  Makiko Esumi  •  Takashi Naitô  •  Tadanobu Asano  •  Gohki Kashiyama

Distance (2001)

On the eighth anniversary of a cult's failed chemical attack on Tokyo and their subsequent mass suicide, family members of those affected gather at the cult's former base on ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hirokazu Koreeda
CAST:  Arata Iura  •  Yûsuke Iseya  •  Susumu Terajima  •  Yui Natsukawa

Bright Future (2003) RT 70% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Mar 2005

Two friends who work in the same oshibori laundry are lost in the drudgery of everyday life. They hang out together, barely functioning and barely communicating. Their ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Kiyoshi Kurosawa
CAST:  Joe Odagiri  •  Tadanobu Asano  •  Tatsuya Fuji  •  Takashi Sasano

Café Lumière (2004)

Making her way through life by forming superficial relationships, Yoko (Japanese pop idol Yo Hitoto) keeps everyone at arm's length, whether it's her father (Nanji Kobayashi) ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hou Hsiao-hsien
CAST:  Yo Hitoto  •  Tadanobu Asano  •  Masato Hagiwara  •  Kimiko Yo

wkw/tk/1996@7'55" (1996)

A Japanese-Chinese couple hangs out and shoots each other.  (more)

GENRES: Romance
DIRECTION:  Wong Kar-Wai
CAST:  Tadanobu Asano  •  Karen Mok Man-Wai

Takeshis' (2005) RT 40% / Audience 61%

DVD release: Feb 2009

Beat Takeshi lives the busy and sometimes surreal life of a showbiz celebrity. One day he meets his blond lookalike named Kitano, a shy convenience store cashier, who, still ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Takeshi Kitano
CAST:  Takeshi Kitano  •  Kotomi Kyono  •  Kayoko Kishimoto  •  Ren Osugi