Kazuki Kitamura

Kon’ya, romansu gekijô de

Kon’ya, romansu gekijô de

Kon’ya, romansu gekijô de
IMDb: 7.2
109 min

Kenji is a young aspiring movie director. He falls in love with Princess Miyuki who came from a black‐and‐white movie.

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The 8-Year Engagement

The 8-Year Engagement

The 8-Year Engagement
IMDb: 7.1
119 min

Hisashi and Mai are a happy couple in their 20s who are engaged to be married. But three months before their wedding, Mai becomes seriously ill. Her heart stops momentarily, and she falls into a deep coma. Hisashi visits Mai at the hospital every day before work. With no idea if or when she will ever awake, Mai’s parents encourage Hisashi to find someone else, but he refuses to give up and continues to pray for her recovery. As if his prayers are answered, Mai begins to regain consciousness several years later, and even utters a few words. But tragically, she has suffered brain damage and has no memory of Hisashi.

Genre: Drama, Romance
Blade of the Immortal

Blade of the Immortal

Blade of the Immortal
IMDb: 6.8
140 min

Manji, a highly skilled samurai, becomes cursed with immortality after a legendary battle. Haunted by the brutal murder of his sister, Manji knows that only fighting evil will regain his soul. He promises to help a young girl named Rin avenge her parents, who were killed by a group of master swordsmen led by ruthless warrior Anotsu. The mission will change Manji in ways he could never imagine.

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Samurai Cat 2: A Tropical Adventure

Samurai Cat 2: A Tropical Adventure

Samurai Cat 2: A Tropical Adventure
IMDb: 5.8
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The Edo period. Once a famous swordsman, Kyutaro Madarame, aka “Madara the Devil,” is now a masterless samurai. When a white cat called Tamanojo appears before Kyutaro, the encounter changes him forever. Starring Kazuki Kitamura. This offbeat tale of samurai spirit and adorable animal antics returns to the screen on a breathtaking scale!

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Genre: Comedy
Parasyte: Part 2

Parasyte: Part 2

Parasyte: Part 2
IMDb: 6.5
117 min

Alien pods come to Earth and, naturally, start taking over Human Hosts. One such pod only manages to take over one human\'s, Shin Izumi, right arm. Together they grow and co-exist, all the while the other aliens are making meals of other humans; Shin feels he must put a stop to it all, but his alien, Migi, doesn\'t see why.

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Man from Reno

Man from Reno

Man from Reno
IMDb: 6.7
111 min

A stranger in the increasingly strange city of San Francisco, Japanese crime novelist Aki is unsure of precisely what role she has to play in a real-life murder mystery involving ambiguous MacGuffins and amorphous identities. Unfolding in lonely places such as bookshops and hotel bars, Dave Boyle\'s moody thriller uncovers exhilarating new takes on genre conventions. Consequently, it\'s an alluring l\'homme fatal who supplies Aki with the breadcrumb trail of clues that entices her into a labyrinthine plot of sinister dealings. In turn, the aging sheriff (veteran character actor Pepe Serna, fantastic in a rare leading role), who should rightfully be riding to her rescue, proves to be equally out of his depth. The game is afoot, the chase is exhilarating and the stakes are perilously high in this inspired neo-noir.

Parasyte: Part 1

Parasyte: Part 1

Parasyte: Part 1
IMDb: 6.9
109 min

Alien pods come to Earth and, naturally, start taking over Human Hosts. One such pod only manages to take over one human\'s, Shin Izumi, right arm. Together they grow and co-exist, all the while the other aliens are making meals of other humans; Shin feels he must put a stop to it all, but his alien, Migi, doesn\'t see why.

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The Raid 2

The Raid 2

The Raid 2
IMDb: 8.0
150 min

After fighting his way through an apartment building populated by an army of dangerous criminals and escaping with his life, SWAT team member Rama goes undercover, joining a powerful Indonesian crime syndicate to protect his family and uncover corrupt members of his own force.

Genre: Best 2014
Samurai Cat: The Movie

Samurai Cat: The Movie

Samurai Cat: The Movie
IMDb: 6.3
100 min

The ever versatile Kazuki Kitamura stars as masterless samurai Kyutaro Madarame, a feared swordsman who has fallen on hard times in old Edo. Caught between two warring gangs in an epic battle of cat lovers and dog lovers, he begrudgingly accepts the canine faction\'s offer to assassinate the opposite leader\'s beloved pet: an adorable white cat. Yet upon raising his lethal sword, he cannot bring himself to go through with the act, and the cat melts his ronin heart. But before finding peace as a newly minted cat person, the still fearsome Madarame will have to take on both gangs in a classic samurai street brawl.

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Genre: Action, Comedy
Killers

Killers

Killers
IMDb: 6.4
137 min

Mr. Nomura is an eerily handsome, sharply dressed, sociopathic serial killer who preys on the women of Tokyo. In Jakarta, a world-weary journalist named Bayu finds himself unexpectedly falling into vigilantism after brutally killing two sadistic robbers. When each posts videos of their violent sprees online, the pair find one another on the Internet and begin a toxic and competitive duel. While Bayu clings to the hope that he can resume a normal life, Nomura continues to spill blood without remorse. Killing, advises Nomura, is something everyone ought to consider.

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Midsummer’s Equation

Midsummer’s Equation

Midsummer’s Equation
IMDb: 6.6
129 min

Masaharu Fukuyama reprises his role from 2008\'s \"Suspect X,\" playing the physicist-cum-detective Manabu Yukawa. The scientist-sleuth arrives in an oceanside town to speak on a panel. But when a man turns up dead outside the inn where he\'s staying, Yukawa begins to unravel the connections that tie the victim to the activist daughter of the innkeepers, and a precocious boy who first appears on a train—and keeps popping up. It\'s a Sherlock Holmes mystery with an environmental twist, and one that should please fans of a classic whodunnit.

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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Youkai ningen Bemu

Youkai ningen Bemu

Youkai ningen Bemu
IMDb: 6.2
124 min

Bem, Bela and Belo arrive at a new town plagued by a series of mysterious, unsolved cases which, as they discover, are caused by another youkai, one more powerful than they have ever encountered. The story will also focus on Belo\'s first love, and his increasing desire to become human. In the meantime, Bem and Bela have found a way to become human, but are conflicted about whether to let just Belo turn human, or along with Belo, become humans themselves.

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Genre: Drama, Family, Mystery
Godzilla: Final Wars

Godzilla: Final Wars

Godzilla: Final Wars
IMDb: 6.4
125 min

Evil Space Aliens called the Xilians unleashes all the Earth\'s monsters to lay waste to most of the world\'s major cities, including Tokyo, New York, Sydney, Shanghai and Paris. It is up to Godzilla and the Earth Defense Force to vanquish the monsters and aliens to rescue the world in the ultimate \"Save the Earth\" battle.

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Kill Bill Vol 2

Kill Bill Vol 2

Kill Bill Vol 2
IMDb: 8.0
136 min

The Bride unwaveringly continues on her roaring rampage of revenge against the band of assassins who had tried to kill her and her unborn child. She visits each of her former associates one-by-one, checking off the victims on her Death List Five until there\'s nothing left to do … but kill Bill.

Kill Bill Vol 1

Kill Bill Vol 1

Kill Bill Vol 1
IMDb: 8.1
111 min

An assassin is shot by her ruthless employer, Bill, and other members of their assassination circle – but she lives to plot her vengeance.

Ley Lines

Ley Lines

Ley Lines
IMDb: 6.9
105 min

The story follows a trio of Japanese youths of Chinese descent who escape their semi-rural upbringing and relocate to Shinjuku, Tokyo, where they befriend a troubled Shanghai prostitute and fall foul of a local crime syndicate. Like many of Miike\'s works, the film examines the underbelly of respectable Japanese society and the problems of assimilation faced by non-ethnically Japanese people in Japan.

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Genre: Action, Thriller