Most Rated Movies and TV Shows With Bunta Sugawara
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1. Spirited Away (2001)
PG | 125 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
During her family's move to the suburbs, a sullen 10-year-old girl wanders into a world ruled by gods, witches, and spirits, and where humans are changed into beasts.
Votes: 567,201 | Gross: $10.06M
2. Wolf Children (2012)
PG | 117 min | Animation, Drama, Family
After her werewolf lover unexpectedly dies in an accident while hunting for food for their children, a young woman must find ways to raise the werewolf son and daughter that she had with him while keeping their trait hidden from society.
4. Battles Without Honor and Humanity (1973)
Not Rated | 99 min | Crime, Drama
During the violent chaos of post-War Japanese black market, a young gangster called Shozo Hirono has to keep up with the rapid shifts of power between unscrupulous bosses.
5. The Great Yokai War (2005)
PG-13 | 124 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
A young boy is chosen as the defender of good and must team up with Japan's ancient spirits and creatures of lore to destroy the forces of evil.
6. Hiroshima Death Match (1973)
Not Rated | 100 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A young criminal joins a yakuza family to kill the gangsters who beat him up, but falls in love with his boss' widow niece, piling up enemies and corpses along his wayward way.
7. Proxy War (1973)
Not Rated | 119 min | Action, Drama
Yakuza boss Shozo Hirono must choose his alliances carefully as the local gangster family affiliations prove themselves to be wildly unstable, causing gang conflicts to slowly escalate.
8. Street Mobster (1972)
Not Rated | 88 min | Action, Crime
A yakuza, who has an untamed rage and lack of respect for authority, finds himself leading the remnants of the gang he once belonged to in order to secure an area of their own.
9. Police Tactics (1974)
Not Rated | 101 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Conflicts between Hirono's family and Yamamori's family (and their allies) are made more tense by the ambitious underlings and the police's efforts to impose a crackdown on the gangs.
10. Final Episode (1974)
Not Rated | 100 min | Action, Crime, Drama
While Hirono is in prison, his rival Takeda turns his own crime organization into a political party, whose two executives stir up new tensions in their thirst for power.
11. Beautiful Girl Hunter (1979)
Unrated | 100 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
One dark and stormy night, a middle age prison escapee haphazardly breaks into the luxurious mansion of a wealthy and privileged family and rapes the young wife in front of her bound ... See full summary »
12. The Man Who Stole the Sun (1979)
147 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A high school science teacher builds an atomic bomb and uses it to extort the nation, but cannot decide what he wants. Meanwhile, a determined cop is catching up to him, as is radiation poisoning.
13. Cops vs Thugs (1975)
Not Rated | 100 min | Action, Crime
Acting boss Hirotani of the Ohara gang uses his friendship with corrupt cop Kuno to usurp a staged land deal that rival yakuza gang Kawade had arranged through local politicians. Open warfare erupts between the two gangs.
15. Dissidia: Final Fantasy (2008 Video Game)
T | Action, Adventure, Drama
Cosmos, the goddess of harmony. Chaos, god of discord. Two deities of equal strength, locked in a neverending war have gathered warriors from various worlds. However, Chaos' forces have ... See full summary »
16. New Battles Without Honour and Humanity (1974)
Not Rated | 98 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Bunta Sugawara is Miyoshi, a low-level assassin of the Yamamori gang who is sent to jail after a bungled hit. While in stir, family member Aoki attempts to seize power from the boss, and ... See full summary »
19. The Boss's Head (1975)
Not Rated | 94 min | Action, Drama, Comedy
Sugawara is Kuroda, an itinerant gambler who steps in when a hit by drug-addicted assassin Kusunoki goes wrong, and takes the fall on behalf of the Owada family, but when the gang fails to ... See full summary »
21. Legend of a Duel to the Death (1963)
83 min | Drama, War
A Tokyo family escaping the war relocates to a Hokkaido village; their daughter is set to marry the local leader's son, but her siblings disapprove, which eventually leads to a violent tragedy.
22. Japan Organized Crime Boss (1969)
97 min | Action, Crime
Coming out of jail and hoping for a quiet life, Yokohama yakuza has to take the lead of his gang after the death of his boss. His small group is is taken in a crossfire between a big yakuza... See full summary »
23. Dissidia 012: Final Fantasy (2011 Video Game)
T | Action, Drama, Fantasy
The heroes and villains of the Final Fantasy games are locked in an endless struggle between two gods, fighting to find a way to break the cycle and return to their home worlds.
24. The Burmese Harp (1985)
133 min | Drama, War
After becoming separated from his platoon, a Japanese soldier dons a Buddhist monk's robe and tends to the bodies of the many war casualties strewn across the countryside.
25. Last Days of the Boss (1976)
Not Rated | 91 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Sugawara plays Nozaki, a laborer who swears allegiance to a sympathetic crime boss, only to find himself elected his successor after the boss is murdered. Restrained by a gang alliance that... See full summary »
26. Hito-kiri Yota: Kyoken San-kyodai (1972)
86 min | Action, Crime
The great Bunta stars as a gangster who is sent to jail for the sake of his gang, but when he's released he finds everything completely changed and his gang has swept him aside for being too violent.
27. The Battery (2007)
118 min | Drama
Takumi Harada and his family moves to Okayama during spring break before his entry to Junior High School. On the baseball field, Takumi has enormous confidence in his ability as a pitcher, but socially he is a loner.
29. Hibotan bakuto: Isshuku ippan (1968)
95 min | Crime, Drama
A local Yakuza boss of a silk farming town shows kindness to the wandering gambler Oryu by letting her stay at his residence.
32. My Grandpa (2003)
113 min | Comedy, Drama
Tamako is a 13-year-old girl in her first year at high school. Her grandfather (Kenzo) returns home from prison and proceeds to deal with her school bullies. As Tamako starts to gain ... See full summary »
34. Rimeinzu: Utsukushiki yuusha-tachi (1990)
107 min | Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Based on a true story. In 1915, a mountain village in Japan was attacked by a giant bear, dubbed "Red Spot", who terrorized the villagers for days, murdering the men and carrying off the ... See full summary »
Not Rated | 224 min | Crime
A compilation edition of the first four films in Kinji Fukasaku's violent yakuza saga, previously screened only as part of a limited Japanese theatrical release in 1980 and on the Toei cable channel.
40. Hijirimen bakuto (1972)
86 min | Action, Crime, Drama
With her first love that unfolded in the battlefield in her heart, and with a short sword and a pillbox as her weapons, female gambler Okatsu the Tiger Lily travels from gambling site to gambling site.
42. Father of the Kamikaze (1974)
199 min | Drama, War
The historical drama follows the wartime experiences of the respected admiral who attempted to force America into considering a negotiated peace during World War Two.
43. Distant Justice (1992)
R | 94 min | Action, Drama
After his daughter is kidnapped and his wife murdered by drug dealers, a man finds that the gang is protected by corrupt politicians, and sets out to wipe out the gang and expose the politicians.
44. Furyô banchô: Inoshika Ochô (1969)
89 min | Action, Crime
Hiroshi and his biker buddies get out of jail and start a human trafficking ring but a local yakuza group puts a stop to their business. Desperate for money, Hiroshi gets mixed up with a ... See full summary »
48. Hibotan bakuto: Jingi tooshimasu (1972)
96 min | Crime
Oryu the Red Peony visits an old dying Boss of an ally family and promises she would help guide the new Boss. Meanwhile a turf war breaks out. When the family is betrayed from within and ... See full summary »
49. Dainamaito don don (1978)
142 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A tongue-in-cheek film involving two rural yakuza clans in post-WW2 times who form baseball teams to resolve their differences. The film seems to go on a bit long.