Search results for "Yumi Takigawa"

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Champion of Death (1975)

Sonny Chiba plays Kyokushin Karate founder Masutatsu Oyama, who unexpectedly arrives at a karate tournament in rags, but wins the tournament. After turning down the chance to ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama
DIRECTION:  Kazuhiko Yamaguchi
CAST:  Sonny Chiba  •  Jirô Chiba  •  Kenji Imai  •  Masashi Ishibashi

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

Veronika Decides To Die (2006) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Mar 2015

Towa lives in a peculiar sanatorium after committing suicide. Convalescing in sanatorium, she is informed that she has only 7 days to live. Isolated within their worlds, ...  (more)

CAST:  Yôko Maki  •  Lee Wan  •  Jun Fubuki  •  Tomoko Nakajima

Jubaku: Spellbound (1999)

When a major bank is caught paying off a corporate extortionist, the media and prosecutors begin to dig, breaking open a money-and-favours scandal that threatens to rock the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Masato Harada
CAST:  Kōji Yakusho  •  Tatsuya Nakadai  •  Yumi Takigawa  •  Kippei Shiina

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

Gonin 2 (1996)

Masamichi Toyama is a loyal husband with a bad gambling debt. Mobsters out for the money track him down, beating him and raping his wife. Desperate for revenge, he makes ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime
DIRECTION:  Takashi Ishii
CAST:  Ken Ogata  •  Kimiko Yo  •  Mai Kitajima  •  Yui Natsukawa

School of the Holy Beast (1974) RT Audience 72%

DVD release: Aug 2005

After the mysterious death of her mother, Maya takes religious vows to find out what terrible things happened to her mother inside the Sacred Heart Convent. As soon as the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Noribumi Suzuki
CAST:  Yumi Takigawa  •  Emiko Yamauchi  •  Yayoi Watanabe  •  Ryouko Ima

The Triple Cross (1992)

Following the bloody aftermath of a heist, three robbers are double-crossed by a new accomplice, who is then tracked down amid escalating carnage and spectacular car chases.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Kinji Fukasaku
CAST:  Kazuya Kimura  •  Kenichi Hagiwara  •  Keiko Oginome  •  Sonny Chiba

Graveyard of Honor (1975)

A look at the life of renegade yakuza, Rikio Ishikawa, particularly the years from 1946 to 1950 when his violent antics get him in trouble with his own clan, Kawada, and then ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Kinji Fukasaku
CAST:  Tetsuya Watari  •  Tatsuo Umemiya  •  Yumi Takigawa  •  Eiji Go

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