Most Popular Movies and TV Shows With Kaori Momoi
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1. Ghost in the Shell (2017)
PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
In the near future, Major Mira Killian is the first of her kind: A human saved from a terrible crash, who is cyber-enhanced to be a perfect soldier devoted to stopping the world's most dangerous criminals.
Votes: 178,177 | Gross: $40.53M
3. Emperor (2012)
PG-13 | 105 min | Drama, History, War
As the Japanese surrender at the end of World War II, General Fellers is tasked with deciding if Emperor Hirohito will be hanged as a war criminal. Influencing his ruling is his quest to find Aya, an exchange student he met years earlier in the U.S.
Votes: 12,401 | Gross: $3.35M
4. The Yellow Handkerchief (2008)
PG-13 | 102 min | Drama, Romance
A road trip through Louisiana transforms three strangers who were originally brought together by their respective feelings of loneliness.
Votes: 7,665 | Gross: $0.32M
5. Kagemusha (1980)
PG | 162 min | Drama, History, War
A petty thief with an utter resemblance to a samurai warlord is hired as the lord's double. When the warlord later dies the thief is forced to take up arms in his place.
6. Sukiyaki Western Django (2007)
R | 121 min | Action, Western
A nameless gunfighter arrives in a town ripped apart by rival gangs and, though courted by both to join, chooses his own path.
Votes: 14,022 | Gross: $0.05M
7. The Ramen Girl (2008)
PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
An American woman is stranded in Tokyo after breaking up with her boyfriend. Searching for direction in life, she trains to be a râmen chef under a tyrannical Japanese master.
8. Love and Honour (2006)
PG-13 | 122 min | Drama, Romance
A look at the relationship between a young blind samurai (Kimura) and his wife, who will make a sacrifice in order to defend her husband's honor.
Votes: 2,986 | Gross: $0.02M
9. Helter Skelter (2012)
127 min | Drama, Horror
Top star Lilico undergoes multiple cosmetic surgeries to her entire body. As her surgeries show side effect, Lilico makes the lives of those around her miserable as she tries to deal with her career and her personal problems.
12. Tales of Mexico (2016)
TV-MA | 118 min | Drama, History
Eight different stories that take place in the same room and in a different period of modern Mexican history.
Directors: Natalia Beristáin, Carlos Bolado, Carlos Carrera, Ernesto Contreras, Daniel Giménez Cacho, Alfonso Pineda Ulloa, Alejandro Valle, Iván Ávila Dueñas | Stars: Irène Jacob, Kaori Momoi, Eugenia Tempesta, Ari Albarrán
14. The Sun (2005)
Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, History
Third part in Aleksandr Sokurov's quadrilogy of Power, following Moloch (1999) and Taurus (2001), focuses on Japanese Emperor Hirohito and Japan's defeat in World War II when he is finally confronted by General Douglas MacArthur who offers him to accept a diplomatic defeat for survival.
Votes: 2,460 | Gross: $0.08M
16. Welcome Back, Mr. McDonald (1997)
103 min | Comedy
A radio play is going to go on air at a Tokyo radio station. It is a weepy melodrama written by housewife Miyako, who is the winner of the competition run by the station. Suddenly, the ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,374 | Gross: $0.01M
17. Why Not? (1981)
151 min | Drama
Near the turbulent end of the Edo era, a man returning to Japan after exile in America searches for his wife and becomes swept up in the current of revolution in this incisive period drama from the great Shohei Imamura.
18. Bounce Ko Gals (1997)
110 min | Drama
The film follows three modern Japanese schoolgirls in Tokyo as they flirt with lecherous old men and dodge the yakuza in the lucrative and sometimes dangerous practice of "enjo kosai" or "date clubs".
20. The Youth Killer (1976)
132 min | Drama
Though his parents help him run the family business, Jun still feels persecuted by their love; when they bar him from meeting with his girlfriend, tensions increase.
21. Oh Lucy! (2014)
21 min | Short, Comedy, Drama
Setsuko, a 55-year-old single 'office lady' in Tokyo, is given a blonde wig and a new identity, 'Lucy,' by her young unconventional English instructor. 'Lucy' awakens desires Setsuko never ... See full summary »
22. Smap×Smap (1996– )
52 min | Comedy, Game-Show, Music
SMAP×SMAP is a Japanese iconic television show hosted by boy band SMAP. Debuting on April 15, 1996(produced by Kansai TV and Fuji TV, aired on Fuji TV) until it ended on December 26, 2016. ... See full summary »
23. Comic Magazine (1986)
120 min | Comedy
Kinameri is a moderately successful television journalist itching for a big scoop. So when a corrupt local businessman barricades himself in his house, of course he's going to be excited with things picking up.
Votes: 125 | Gross: $0.03M
24. Main Theme (1984)
101 min | Drama, Romance
A former kindergarten teacher has quit her job. One day she meets a magician at the beach and undertake to travel together in his car. She wants to travel to Osaka to meet a man - whose son... See full summary »
27. Hong Kong Confidential (2010)
110 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
One week in one of the most exotic and picturesque cities of the world. The day of changes comes when Amaya meets a charming Englishman, Paul and it dramatically changes Amaya's perception of her cultural and personal identity.
30. Love Bites Back (1988)
Yuichi Koga is an upper-class business executive, running his own adult video company, and living a successful life with his wife and daughter. Outwardly, his family seems really happy, but... See full summary »
32. 3.11 Sense of Home (2011)
75 min | Documentary, Animation, Drama
In memory of the Japanese earthquake on 3.11, each director presents a 3 minute and 11 second short film in tribute to those who were lost that day.
33. Tomorrow (1988)
105 min | Drama
On 9 August 1945, the Americans dropped an atomic bomb on Nagasaki. This film describes the daily life of people the day before that fateful event, their feelings of joy and sadness. For them, tomorrow would never come.
34. Magic Kimono (2017)
102 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Japanese woman Keiko (played by Kaori Momoi (Marshall's "Memoirs of a Geisha", Miike's "Sukiyaki Western Django")) has been living in a shelf for decades due to a family tragedy in Kobe and... See full summary »
35. Tôkyô yakyoku (1997)
85 min | Drama
Hamanaka Koichi returns to the old ward in eastern Tokyo. No one knows why he disappeared and left his family behind. No one knows why he is back either. His wife is unsure whether she ... See full summary »
36. Scandal (2008– )
Four women meet at a mutual friend's wedding: one is tormented by love, another is distressed over her lack of courage, yet another frets over her treasures, and the other worries about her... See full summary »
38. Like a Rolling Stone (1994)
120 min | Crime, Drama
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 to get rid of him.
41. Gift (1997– )
550 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Naomi, a middle-aged woman, goes to a house to meet her boyfriend with whom she had planned to skip the country, along with 50 billion yen in cash. When she gets to the house, there is no ... See full summary »
42. Hee (2015)
72 min | Drama
Upon encountering a prostitute in an elevator, a Japanese psychologist living in the United States begins examining and questioning her in his head. The woman recounts stories of arson, ... See full summary »
46. Ryoma ansatsu (1974)
118 min | Action, Drama, History
The last three days in the life of Ryoma Sakamoto, an imperial loyalist who tried to unite the warring Choshu and Satsuma clans in order to overthrow the Shogunate.
50. Final Take: The Golden Age of Movies (1986)
135 min | Drama
This is Japanese melo-dramatist director Yoji Yamada's ode to 1930s film production during the transition from silent film to talkies. With many loose associations we can see the rise of a ... See full summary »