Takeshi Kitano - Actor - Detail View - 10 Movies (avg. 68.1%)

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Fireworks | Movie Details for Actor Takeshi Kitano | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  Fireworks  103 min,  [Crime, Drama, Romance]  [Takeshi Kitano]  [20 Mar 1998]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 95%, External Reviews
Awards:  22 wins & 19 nominations.
Actors:  Kayoko Kishimoto, Ren Osugi, Susumu Terajima, Takeshi Kitano
Plot:  Nishi leaves the police in the face of harrowing personal and professional difficulties. Spiraling into depression, he makes questionable decisions.
Writer:  Takeshi Kitano
Language:  Japanese    Country:  Japan    More Info:  IMDB
Boiling Point | Movie Details for Actor Takeshi Kitano | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 81%  Boiling Point  96 min,  [Action, Comedy, Crime]  [Takeshi Kitano]  [19 Nov 1999]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 94%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Taka Guadalcanal, Takeshi Kitano, Yuriko Ishida, Yûrei Yanagi
Plot:  Two disquieted junior baseball players seek revenge on the local yakuza for attacking their coach.
Writer:  Takeshi Kitano (screenplay)
Language:  Japanese    Country:  Japan    More Info:  IMDB
Battle Royale | Movie Details for Actor Takeshi Kitano | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 81%  Battle Royale  114 min,  [Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi]  [Kinji Fukasaku]  [16 Dec 2000]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 87%, Metacritic 81/100, External Reviews
Awards:  7 wins & 8 nominations.
Actors:  Aki Maeda, Takeshi Kitano, Tarô Yamamoto, Tatsuya Fujiwara
Plot:  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.
Writer:  Koushun Takami (novel), Kenta Fukasaku (screenplay)
Language:  Japanese    Country:  Japan    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Blind Swordsman: Zatoichi | Movie Details for Actor Takeshi Kitano | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 79%  The Blind Swordsman: Zatoichi  116 min,  R,  [Action, Comedy, Crime]  [Takeshi Kitano]  [06 Sep 2003]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 87%, Metacritic 75/100, External Reviews
Awards:  21 wins & 10 nominations.
Actors:  Michiyo Ohkusu, Tadanobu Asano, Taka Guadalcanal, Takeshi Kitano, Yui Natsukawa
Plot:  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.
Writer:  Takeshi Kitano (screenplay), Kan Shimozawa (novels)
Language:  Japanese    Country:  Japan    More Info:  IMDB
Violent Cop | Movie Details for Actor Takeshi Kitano | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 77%  Violent Cop  103 min,  [Action, Crime, Drama]  [Takeshi Kitano]  [16 Jul 1999]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 83%, External Reviews
Awards:  3 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Maiko Kawakami, Makoto Ashikawa, Shirô Sano, Takeshi Kitano
Plot:  A violence prone police officer discovers that his colleague is trafficking drugs.
Writer:  Hisashi Nozawa (original writer)
Language:  Japanese    Country:  Japan    More Info:  IMDB
Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence | Movie Details for Actor Takeshi Kitano | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence  123 min,  R,  [Drama, War]  [Nagisa Ôshima]  [02 Sep 1983]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 8 wins & 6 nominations.
Actors:  David Bowie, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Takeshi Kitano, Tom Conti
Plot:  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.
Writer:  Laurens van der Post (novel), Nagisa Ôshima (screenplay), Paul Mayersberg (screenplay)
Language:  English, Japanese    Country:  UK, Japan, New Zealand    More Info:  IMDB
Kikujiro | Movie Details for Actor Takeshi Kitano | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 61%  Kikujiro  122 min,  PG-13,  [Drama, Comedy]  [Takeshi Kitano]  [26 May 2000]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.9/10, Metacritic 44/100, External Reviews
Awards:  4 wins & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Kayoko Kishimoto, Takeshi Kitano, The Great Gidayû, Yusuke Sekiguchi
Plot:  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.
Writer:  Takeshi Kitano
Language:  Japanese    Country:  Japan    More Info:  IMDB
Ghost in the Shell | Movie Details for Actor Takeshi Kitano | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 53%  Ghost in the Shell  107 min,  PG-13,  [Action, Crime, Drama]  [Rupert Sanders]  [31 Mar 2017]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 45%, Metacritic 52/100, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Juliette Binoche, Pilou Asbæk, Scarlett Johansson, Takeshi Kitano
Plot:  In the near future, Major 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.
Writer:  Shirow Masamune (based on the comic "The Ghost in the Shell" by), Jamie Moss (screenplay by), William Wheeler (screenplay by), Ehren Kruger (screenplay by)
Language:  English, Japanese    Country:  UK, China, India, Hong Kong, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Outrage Coda | Movie Details for Actor Takeshi Kitano | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 52%  Outrage Coda  104 min,  [Action, Crime, Drama]  [Takeshi Kitano]  [07 Oct 2017]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Ken Mitsuishi, Takeshi Kitano, Tatsuo Nadaka, Toshiyuki Nishida
Plot:  Five years after surviving the all-out war between the Sanno and Hanabishi crime families, former yakuza boss Otomo now works in South Korea for Mr. Chang, a renowned fixer whose influence extends into Japan. A relatively minor incident causes tensions to rise between Chang Enterprises and the faraway powerful Hanabishi. The growing conflict gets out of hand and ignites a ferocious power struggle...
Writer:  Takeshi Kitano (screenplay)
Language:  Japanese, Korean    Country:  Japan    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Johnny Mnemonic | Movie Details for Actor Takeshi Kitano | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 34%  Johnny Mnemonic  96 min,  R,  [Action, Crime, Sci-Fi]  [Robert Longo]  [26 May 1995]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 13%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Dina Meyer, Dolph Lundgren, Ice-T, Keanu Reeves, Takeshi Kitano
Plot:  A data courier, literally carrying a data package inside his head, must deliver it before he dies from the burden or is killed by the Yakuza.
Writer:  William Gibson (screenplay), William Gibson (short story)
Language:  English, Japanese    Country:  Canada, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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