Tag: Kôji Yakusho

The Blood of Wolves (2018) 7.1

The Blood of Wolves (2018)

Hiroshima Police detective Ogami Shogo and his partner Hioka Shuichi are investigating the disappearance of a company's employees amidst an escalating yakuza turf war in 1988. Blood, shooting and death is everywhere. At ...

Charisma (1999) 6.9

Charisma (1999)

A seasoned detective is called in to rescue a politician held hostage by a lunatic. In a brief moment of uncertainty, he misses the chance for action. Leaving his job and family without explanation, he makes his way to a...

Retribution (2006) 6.4

Retribution (2006)

A detective investigates a series of murders. A possible serial killer might be on a rampage, since they all are in the same vicinity and by the same method, but as the evidence points toward the detective as the prime s...

Wings Over Everest (2019) 4.9

Wings Over Everest (2019)

When a plane carrying important documents crashes in the Death Zone of Mount Everest, two men claiming to work for India's research and analysis department offer a large sum of money to Team Wings to take them up to reco...

Lost Paradise (1997) 6.6

Lost Paradise (1997)

Rinko, the wife of an easily irritable, reputable doctor and Sholchiro, a veteran newspaper reporter have made choices in the course of their lives so that their future seems to have been fully established. Both are stuc...

Pulse (2001) 6.5

Pulse (2001)

After one of their friends commits suicide, strange things begin happening to a group of young Tokyo residents. One of them sees visions of his dead friend in the shadows on the wall, while another's computer keeps showi...

Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai-2011 7.3

Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai-2011

A tale of revenge, honor and disgrace, centering on a poverty-stricken samurai who discovers the fate of his ronin son-in-law, setting in motion a tense showdown of vengeance against the house of a feudal lord.::jw...

The Emperor in August-2015 6.6

The Emperor in August-2015

On August 14th, 1945, at an Imperial conference, the Showa Emperor, Hirohito (Masahiro Motoki), finally decided to accept the Potsdam Declaration. However, some young firebrand Army officers insisted on continuing the wa...

Tokyo Sonata-2008 7.5

Tokyo Sonata-2008

The wind of change is blowing as a family grapples with unemployment, alienation, mistrust and a lack of communication. When a Japanese salaryman loses his job to outsourcing to China, it is just the beginning of a serie...

13 Assassins-2010 7.6

13 Assassins-2010

In 1844, the peace of Feudal Japan is threatened by cruel Lord Naritsugu Matsudaira, who is politically rising and getting closer to his half-brother, the shogun. After the harakiri of the Namiya clan leader, samurai Shi...

The Kiyosu Conference-2013 6.5

The Kiyosu Conference-2013

After the forced suicide of Nobunaga Oda at the Incident at Honno-ji, powerful figures Katsuie Shibata, Hideyoshi Toyotomi, Nagahide Niwa and Tsuneoki Ikeda meet to decide on a successor. The conference would become Japa...

Tampopo-1985 7.9

Tampopo-1985

In this humorous paean to the joys of food, the main story is about trucker Goro, who rides into town like a modern Shane to help Tampopo set up the perfect noodle soup restaurant. Woven into this main story are a number...

Cure-1997 7.4

Cure-1997

A wave of gruesome murders is sweeping Tokyo. The only connection is a bloody X carved into the neck of each of the victims. In each case, the murderer is found near the victim and remembers nothing of the crime. Detecti...

Isoroku Yamamoto, the Commander-in-Chief of the Combined Fleet-2011 6.8

Isoroku Yamamoto, the Commander-in-Chief of the Combined Fleet-2011

The life of Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto from the early 1930's to his death at the hands of the US military in 1943....

Sekigahara-2017 6.3

Sekigahara-2017

The background to and depiction of a watershed battle in Japanese history, at Sekigahara in 1600, when Tokugawa Ieyasu's Army of the East defeated the Army of the West of Ishida Mitsunari. The story includes the intrigue...

Mirai-2018 7

Mirai-2018

The movie follows a 4-year old boy who is struggling to cope with the arrival of a little sister in the family, until things turn magical. A mysterious garden in the backyard of the boy's home becomes a gateway allowing ...

Oh Lucy!-2017 6.8

Oh Lucy!-2017

The drama-comedy tells the story of Setsuko Kawashima (Terajima), a lonely, chain-smoking office lady in Tokyo who is past her prime. After deciding to take an English class, she discovers a new identity in her American ...

The Third Murder-2017 6.7

The Third Murder-2017

Misumi has a criminal record dating back many years and is now under the spotlight again. It looks like an open and shut case, for Misumi has confessed to the new charge. Enter prominent lawyer Shigemori, who harbours ot...