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Kinji Fukasaku

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Date of Birth:
3 July 1930Mito, Japan

Date of Death:
12 January 2003Tokyo, Japan  (prostate cancer)

Short Biography:
Kinji Fukasaku was born on July 3, 1930 in Mito, Japan. He was a director and writer, known for Battle Royale (2000), Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970) and Day of Resurrection (1980). He was married to Sanae Nakahara. He died on January 12, 2003 in Tokyo, Japan.

Batoru rowaiaru (2000)

# 01169 IMDb

Batoru rowaiaru (2000)

(Battle Royale)

TaglineCould you kill your best friend?

By Kinji Fukasaku

Action, Drama, Thriller (1h 54min)

Japan Japan

Fine! Rated 7.7 after 138,199 votes on 25-Jul-16.

7 wins & 7 nominations

At the dawn of the new millennium, Japan is ina a state of near-collapse. Unemployment is at an all-time high, and violence amongst the nations youth is spiralling out of control. With school children boycotting their lessons and physically abusing their teachers, a beleaguered and near-defeated government decides to introduce a radical new measure: the Battle Royale Act Overseen by their former (...)

Omocha (1999)

# 04554 IMDb

Omocha (1999)

(The Geisha House)

By Kinji Fukasaku

Drama (1h 53min)

Japan Japan

Rated 6.9 after 184 votes on 08-May-16.

9 wins & 8 nominations

A fascinating look at the world of the Geisha in Japan at a critical time in their history, the introduction of anti-prostitution laws in 1958. Cleverly directed, the film provides an intimate portrayal of the vibrancy of the Geisha culture, in terms of both its visual appeal and the sheer complexity of the social system that 'regulates' the Geisha's lives.

Satomi hakken-den (1983)

# 09569 IMDb

Satomi hakken-den (1983)

(Legend of Eight Samurai)

By Kinji Fukasaku

Adventure, Fantasy, Action, Drama (2h 13min)

Japan Japan

Rated 6.5 after 828 votes on 12-Feb-18.

4 nominations

Eight mysterious crystals from the body of a long-dead princess now identify the eight samurai who are destined to help a beautiful young princess overcome a curse on her family. They go against an evil queen who bathes in blood to retain her youthfulness. The queen and her son live in a castle protected by many monsters and goblins and assorted apparitions, including giant flying snakes. Many (...)

Fukkatsu no hi (1980)

# 13671 IMDb

Fukkatsu no hi (1980)

(Day of Resurrection)

TaglineThe entire world is a graveyard

By Kinji Fukasaku

Adventure, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller (2h 36min)

Japan Japan

Rated 6.4 after 1,683 votes on 19-Nov-17.

2 wins & 5 nominations

A military-engineered virus, released during a plane crash, kills the entire human population. The only survivors are scientists in Antarctica, who desperately try to find a cure and save what is left of the planet from further destruction.

Yagyû ichizoku no inbô (1978)

# 03127 IMDb

Yagyû ichizoku no inbô (1978)

(The Shogun's Samurai)

By Kinji Fukasaku

Action, Adventure, Drama (2h 10min)

Japan Japan

Fine! Rated 7.2 after 1,332 votes on 29-Jul-18.

5 nominations

This movie is centered around two brothers who, unbeknownst to them, are about to go to war with each other over the title of Shogun (Leader of the Samurai).
The older brother, Prince Iemitsu, should be heir to the throne by law and tradition, but he was born ugly (a large mark on his face) as well as his problem with stuttering. The younger brother, Prince Tadanaga, seems more fit for the role (...)

Yakuza no hakaba: Kuchinashi no hana (1976)

# 02077 IMDb

Yakuza no hakaba: Kuchinashi no hana (1976)

(Yakuza Graveyard)

By Kinji Fukasaku

Action, Crime (1h 37min)

Japan Japan

Rated 7.3 after 581 votes on 31-Jul-18.

2 wins

Kenkei tai soshiki boryoku (1975)

# 09271 IMDb

Kenkei tai soshiki boryoku (1975)

(Cops vs. Thugs)

By Kinji Fukasaku

Action, Crime (1h 40min)

Japan Japan

Rated 7.3 after 481 votes on 30-Aug-18.

2 wins

Jingi naki tatakai: Dairi sensô (1973)

# 13205 IMDb

Jingi naki tatakai: Dairi sensô (1973)

(Proxy War)

By Kinji Fukasaku

Action, Drama (1h 59min)

Japan Japan

Rated 7.6 after 798 votes on 19-Nov-17.

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.

Gendai yakuza: hito-kiri yota (1972)

# 14846 IMDb Not Rated 

Gendai yakuza: hito-kiri yota (1972)

(Street Mobster)

By Kinji Fukasaku

Action, Crime (1h 28min)

Japan Japan

Rated 7.3 after 712 votes on 02-Sep-18.

Okita finally is released from the joint, the world outside had changed dramatically, even how gang life operates. In Kinji Fukasaku's brutal character study, you find a yakuza that has a untamed rage & lack of respect for authority yet finds himself leading the remnants of the gang he once belonged to inorder to secure a area of their own... It paved the way for Fukasaku's Yakuza Papers series.

Bakuto gaijin butai (1971)

# 13404 IMDb

Bakuto gaijin butai (1971)

(Gamblers in Okinawa)

By Kinji Fukasaku

Crime, Drama (1h 33min)

Japan Japan

Rated 7.5 after 697 votes on 28-Jul-18.

A yakuza gang gets driven out of Yokohama by a big gang from Tokyo. They relocate to Okinawa to violently start over.

Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)

# 01156 IMDb

Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)

TaglineThe incredible attack on Pearl Harbor.

By Richard Fleischer, Kinji Fukasaku (Japanese sequences), Toshio Masuda (Japanese sequences)

Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War (2h 24min)

USA USA, Japan Japan

Fine! Rated 7.5 after 27,746 votes on 06-Jun-18.

Won Oscar. Another 7 nominations

The path to war in December 1941 is retold from the appointment of Isoroku Yamamoto to command the Imperial Japanese Navy on through the execution of his most ambitious and audacious plan - an attack by carrier aircraft on the US Navy station at Pearl Harbor, in Hawaii. As the Japanese First Air Fleet sorties to Hawaii, diplomatic efforts by both nations continue, but intercepts of Japanese (...)

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