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Seven Samurai | Movie Details for Actor Takashi Shimura | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 95%  Seven Samurai  207 min,  [Adventure, Drama]  [Akira Kurosawa]  [19 Nov 1956]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 8.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, Metacritic 98/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 5 wins & 6 nominations.
Actors:  Keiko Tsushima, Takashi Shimura, Toshirô Mifune, Yukiko Shimazaki
Plot:  A poor village under attack by bandits recruits seven unemployed samurai to help them defend themselves.
Writer:  Akira Kurosawa (screenplay), Shinobu Hashimoto (screenplay), Hideo Oguni (screenplay)
Language:  Japanese    Country:  Japan    More Info:  IMDB
Rashomon | Movie Details for Actor Takashi Shimura | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 91%  Rashomon  88 min,  [Crime, Drama, Mystery]  [Akira Kurosawa]  [26 Dec 1951]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 8.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 9 wins & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Machiko Kyô, Masayuki Mori, Takashi Shimura, Toshirô Mifune
Plot:  A heinous crime and its aftermath are recalled from differing points of view.
Writer:  Ryûnosuke Akutagawa (stories), Akira Kurosawa (screenplay), Shinobu Hashimoto (screenplay)
Language:  Japanese    Country:  Japan    More Info:  IMDB
Ikiru | Movie Details for Actor Takashi Shimura | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 91%  Ikiru  143 min,  [Drama]  [Akira Kurosawa]  [25 Mar 1956]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 8.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 5 wins.
Actors:  Haruo Tanaka, Minoru Chiaki, Nobuo Kaneko, Shin'ichi Himori, Takashi Shimura
Plot:  A bureaucrat tries to find a meaning in his life after he discovers he has terminal cancer.
Writer:  Akira Kurosawa, Shinobu Hashimoto, Hideo Oguni
Language:  Japanese    Country:  Japan    More Info:  IMDB
Drunken Angel | Movie Details for Actor Takashi Shimura | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 89%  Drunken Angel  102 min,  UNRATED,  [Crime, Drama, Romance]  [Akira Kurosawa]  [30 Dec 1959]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  4 wins.
Actors:  Michiyo Kogure, Reizaburô Yamamoto, Takashi Shimura, Toshirô Mifune
Plot:  A drunken doctor with a hot temper and a violence-prone gangster with tuberculosis form a quicksilver bond.
Writer:  Keinosuke Uekusa, Akira Kurosawa
Language:  Japanese    Country:  Japan    More Info:  IMDB
Throne of Blood | Movie Details for Actor Takashi Shimura | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 89%  Throne of Blood  110 min,  [Drama]  [Akira Kurosawa]  [22 Nov 1961]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 8.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 98%, External Reviews
Awards:  3 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Akira Kubo, Isuzu Yamada, Minoru Chiaki, Takashi Shimura, Toshirô Mifune
Plot:  A war-hardened general, egged on by his ambitious wife, works to fulfill a prophecy that he would become lord of Spider's Web Castle.
Writer:  Hideo Oguni (screenplay), Shinobu Hashimoto (screenplay), Ryûzô Kikushima (screenplay), Akira Kurosawa (screenplay)
Language:  Japanese    Country:  Japan    More Info:  IMDB
Stray Dog | Movie Details for Actor Takashi Shimura | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  Stray Dog  122 min,  [Crime, Drama, Mystery]  [Akira Kurosawa]  [31 Aug 1963]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 95%, External Reviews
Awards:  4 wins.
Actors:  Eiko Miyoshi, Keiko Awaji, Takashi Shimura, Toshirô Mifune
Plot:  During a sweltering summer, a rookie homicide detective tries to track down his stolen Colt pistol.
Writer:  Ryûzô Kikushima, Akira Kurosawa
Language:  Japanese    Country:  Japan    More Info:  IMDB
Godzilla | Movie Details for Actor Takashi Shimura | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 82%  Godzilla  96 min,  [Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi]  [Ishirô Honda]  [07 May 2004]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 93%, Metacritic 78/100, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Akihiko Hirata, Akira Takarada, Momoko Kôchi, Takashi Shimura
Plot:  American nuclear weapons testing results in the creation of a seemingly unstoppable, dinosaur-like beast.
Writer:  Takeo Murata, Ishirô Honda, Shigeru Kayama (story)
Language:  Japanese    Country:  Japan    More Info:  IMDB
The Quiet Duel | Movie Details for Actor Takashi Shimura | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 75%  The Quiet Duel  95 min,  [Drama]  [Akira Kurosawa]  [30 Nov 1979]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.5/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Kenjirô Uemura, Miki Sanjô, Takashi Shimura, Toshirô Mifune
Plot:  A surgeon gets syphilis from a patient when he cuts himself during an operation. The doctor's life is destroyed, but unlike the patient, he doesn't destroy others along with him.
Writer:  Kazuo Kikuta (play), Akira Kurosawa, Senkichi Taniguchi
Language:  Japanese    Country:  Japan    More Info:  IMDB
Godzilla, King of the Monsters! | Movie Details for Actor Takashi Shimura | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  Godzilla, King of the Monsters!  80 min,  [Action, Horror, Sci-Fi]  [Ishirô Honda, Terry O. Morse]  [27 Apr 1956]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 83%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Akira Takarada, Momoko Kôchi, Raymond Burr, Takashi Shimura
Plot:  A 400-foot (122-meter) dinosaur-like beast, awoken from undersea hibernation off the Japanese coast by atomic-bomb testing, attacks Tokyo.
Writer:  Shigeru Kayama (original story), Takeo Murata (screen play), Ishirô Honda (screen play)
Language:  English, Japanese    Country:  USA, Japan    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
I Live in Fear | Movie Details for Actor Takashi Shimura | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  I Live in Fear  103 min,  [Drama]  [Akira Kurosawa]  [25 Jan 1967]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 70%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Eiko Miyoshi, Minoru Chiaki, Takashi Shimura, Toshirô Mifune
Plot:  An aging, industrialist Japanese man becomes so fearful of nuclear war that it begins to take a toll on his life and family.
Writer:  Shinobu Hashimoto, Fumio Hayasaka (story), Akira Kurosawa (story), Hideo Oguni
Language:  Japanese    Country:  Japan    More Info:  IMDB
Snow Trail | Movie Details for Actor Takashi Shimura | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  Snow Trail  89 min,  [Action, Crime, Drama]  [Senkichi Taniguchi]  [05 Aug 1947]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Akitake Kôno, Takashi Shimura, Toshirô Mifune, Yoshio Kosugi
Plot:  Three bank robbers, Eijima, Nojiri, and Takasugi, flee the police and escape into the mountains. At an inn high in the Japanese Alps, Eijima and Nojiri encounter a young woman and her ...
Writer:  Akira Kurosawa
Language:  Japanese    Country:  Japan    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Godzilla Raids Again | Movie Details for Actor Takashi Shimura | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 60%  Godzilla Raids Again  78 min,  APPROVED,  [Action, Adventure, Family]  [Motoyoshi Oda]  [21 May 1959]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.0/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Hiroshi Koizumi, Minoru Chiaki, Setsuko Wakayama, Takashi Shimura
Plot:  Godzilla battles an irradiated Ankylosaur and destroys Osaka in the process.
Writer:  Takeo Murata, Shigeaki Hidaka, Shigeru Kayama (story), Ib Melchior (original story), Ed Watson (original story)
Language:  Japanese    Country:  Japan    More Info:  IMDB

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