Highest Rated Movies and TV Shows With Takeshi Kitano
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3. Yakuza 6 (2016 Video Game)
M | Action
In 2012, Haruka Sawamura who was a member of a pop star group, DREAM-LINE, quit her job by announcing that she had a relationship with Kiryu Kazuma who was a legendary yakuza. At the same ... See full summary »
4. Ano sensô wa nandattano ka - Nichibei kaisen to Tôjô Hideki (2008 TV Movie)
Star: Takeshi Kitano
6. Musashi (2003– )
Adventure, Drama, Romance
Orphaned when he was not yet ten, Musashi grows up skilled in the martial arts. During the Battle of Sekigahara, he fights on the side of the losing Toyotomi forces, but eludes the enemy as... See full summary »
7. Cinéma, de notre temps (1988– )
A televisual memory of cinema, this documentary series about contemporary filmmakers from around the world, created by Janine Bazin and André S. Labarthe, is a follow-up to the acclaimed initial series "Filmmakers of our time" (1964-1972).
9. Takeshi's Castle (1986–1989)
Action, Comedy, Game-Show
A game show where upwards of 100 contestants (give or take) try to get through various wet, dirty, and wild obstacles and games for a chance to win the grand prize of 1 million yen (Approx. $10,000) by defeating Takeshi and his crew.
14. Fireworks (1997)
103 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Nishi leaves the police in the face of harrowing personal and professional difficulties. Spiraling into depression, he makes questionable decisions.
Votes: 25,136 | Gross: $0.23M
15. Kikujiro (1999)
PG-13 | 122 min | Drama, Comedy
A young, naive boy sets out alone on the road to find his wayward mother. Soon he finds an unlikely protector in a crotchety man and the two have a series of unexpected adventures along the way.
Votes: 17,120 | Gross: $0.20M
19. Battle Royale (2000)
Not Rated | 114 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
In the future, the Japanese government captures a class of ninth-grade students and forces them to kill each other under the revolutionary "Battle Royale" act.
21. The Blind Swordsman: Zatoichi (2003)
R | 116 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
The blind masseur/swordsman comes to a town in control of warring gangs, and while bunking with a farming family, he meets two women with their own agenda.
Votes: 45,180 | Gross: $0.85M
22. Sonatine (1993)
R | 94 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Several yakuza from Tokyo are sent to Okinawa to help end a gang war. The war escalates and the Tokyo drifters decide to lay low at the beach.
24. Go, Go, Second Time Virgin (1969)
65 min | Drama
After being raped in an unknown rooftop, nineteen year-old girl Poppo meets a mysterious boy, and both share their sexual traumas and fears, with fatal consequences.
25. Kids Return (1996)
107 min | Crime, Drama, Sport
Dropping out of high school, two friends at first find success, one as a up-and-coming boxer and one as a low level gangster. Yet, their life decisions still find a way of catching up with them.
27. Aka medaka (2015 TV Movie)
145 min | Comedy, Drama
When 17-year-old high school student Danshun is acquainted by the doodling and drawing art, known as Rakugaki, of Tatekagwa who is at the school for an educational session, he determines ... See full summary »
30. Scenes by the Sea: Takeshi Kitano (2000 TV Special)
60 min | Documentary
First major English-language documentary profile of the cult Japanese actor/director, Takeshi Kitano. Featuring interviews with many of his regular contributors and colleagues, the film ... See full summary »
31. Hyaku-nen no monogatari (2001– )
Each episode of this three-part miniseries centers on the life of one of three generations of women (all played by Nanako Matsushima). The first takes place in Tokyo in the 1920's, at the ... See full summary »
32. Achilles and the Tortoise (2008)
119 min | Comedy, Drama
Machisu is a painter. He never had the success he thinks he is entitled to. Regardless of this, he always remains trying to be successful. His wife Sachiko keeps supporting him, despite all setbacks.
34. 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 »
36. Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence (1983)
R | 123 min | Drama, War
During WWII, a British colonel tries to bridge the cultural divides between a British POW and the Japanese camp commander in order to avoid bloodshed.
Votes: 13,503 | Gross: $2.31M
38. Waisa Bhi Hota Hai Part II (2003)
137 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Revolves around a hapless copywriter torn between his crazy police officer fiancee and his new best friend, a hit man who inadvertently involves him underworld.
39. Kyôso tanjô (1993)
95 min | Comedy
A young man, Kazuo, joins a new cult religion even though he sees through the initial recruitment pretense, and participating in the activities of a new social phenomenon, some of whose ... See full summary »
41. Brother (I) (2000)
R | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A Japanese gangster is exiled to Los Angeles where his brother lives with a small but respectable multi-racial gang, who he inspires to expand their influence.
Votes: 20,699 | Gross: $0.45M
43. Caiga quien caiga (I) (1996–2010)
Reality changes depending on how you see it. CQC has its own way of seeing things. "Caiga Quien Caiga" is a weekly news roundup that takes a humorous and ironic approach to reporting ... See full summary »
50. Blood and Bones (2004)
140 min | Drama
In 1923, the Korean teenager Kim Shun-Pei moves from Cheju Island, in South Korea, to Osaka, in Japan. Along the years, he becomes a cruel, greedy and violent man and builds a factory of ... See full summary »