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1. Thor: Ragnarok (2017)

PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.2
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73 Metascore

Imprisoned, the almighty Thor finds himself in a lethal gladiatorial contest against the Hulk, his former ally. Thor must fight for survival and race against time to prevent the all-powerful Hela from destroying his home and the Asgardian civilization.

Director: Taika Waititi | Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett, Mark Ruffalo

Votes: 163,789 | Gross: $294.87M

2. Thor: The Dark World (2013)

PG-13 | 112 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.0
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54 Metascore

When Dr. Jane Foster gets cursed with a powerful entity known as the Aether, Thor is heralded of the cosmic event known as the Convergence and the genocidal Dark Elves.

Director: Alan Taylor | Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Stellan Skarsgård

Votes: 466,019 | Gross: $206.36M

3. Thor (2011)

PG-13 | 115 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

7.0
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57 Metascore

The powerful, but arrogant god Thor, is cast out of Asgard to live amongst humans in Midgard (Earth), where he soon becomes one of their finest defenders.

Director: Kenneth Branagh | Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Anthony Hopkins, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston

Votes: 596,322 | Gross: $181.03M

4. Silence (I) (2016)

R | 161 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.2
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79 Metascore

In the 17th century, two Portuguese Jesuit priests travel to Japan in an attempt to locate their mentor, who is rumored to have committed apostasy, and to propagate Catholicism.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver, Liam Neeson, Tadanobu Asano

Votes: 66,195 | Gross: $7.08M

5. Battleship (2012)

PG-13 | 131 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

5.8
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41 Metascore

A fleet of ships is forced to do battle with an armada of unknown origins in order to discover and thwart their destructive goals.

Director: Peter Berg | Stars: Alexander Skarsgård, Brooklyn Decker, Liam Neeson, Rihanna

Votes: 214,887 | Gross: $65.42M

6. 47 Ronin (2013)

PG-13 | 128 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.3
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28 Metascore

A band of samurai set out to avenge the death and dishonor of their master at the hands of a ruthless shogun.

Director: Carl Rinsch | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Hiroyuki Sanada, Ko Shibasaki, Tadanobu Asano

Votes: 126,930 | Gross: $38.36M

7. Ichi the Killer (2001)

R | 129 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.1
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55 Metascore

As sadomasochistic yakuza enforcer Kakihara searches for his missing boss he comes across Ichi, a repressed and psychotic killer who may be able to inflict levels of pain that Kakihara has only dreamed of.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Tadanobu Asano, Nao Ohmori, Shin'ya Tsukamoto, Paulyn Sun

Votes: 45,526

8. The Outsider (2018)

Crime, Drama, Mystery | Post-production

An epic set in post-WWII Japan and centered on an American former G.I. who joins the yakuza.

Director: Martin Zandvliet | Stars: Jared Leto, Tadanobu Asano, Kippei Shîna, Rory Cochrane

9. Redline (2009)

Not Rated | 102 min | Animation, Action, Sci-Fi

7.5
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A story about the most popular racing event in the galaxy, the Redline, and the various racers who compete in it.

Director: Takeshi Koike | Stars: Takuya Kimura, Yû Aoi, Tadanobu Asano, Yoshiyuki Morishita

Votes: 7,537

10. Mongol: The Rise of Genghis Khan (2007)

R | 126 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.3
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74 Metascore

The story recounts the early life of Genghis Khan who was a slave before going on to conquer half the world in 1206.

Director: Sergei Bodrov | Stars: Tadanobu Asano, Amadu Mamadakov, Khulan Chuluun, Honglei Sun

Votes: 39,949 | Gross: $5.70M

11. The Blind Swordsman: Zatoichi (2003)

R | 116 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.6
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75 Metascore

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.

Director: Takeshi Kitano | Stars: Takeshi Kitano, Tadanobu Asano, Yui Natsukawa, Michiyo Ohkusu

Votes: 43,018 | Gross: $0.85M

12. Parasyte: Part 1 (2014)

109 min | Action, Drama, Horror

7.0
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The humanity is suffering from murders all over the globe, called "Mincemeat murders". High school student, Izumi Shinichi has a parasite living off him, having replaced his right hand, and he might be the discoverer of truth.

Director: Takashi Yamazaki | Stars: Shôta Sometani, Eri Fukatsu, Ai Hashimoto, Kazuki Kitamura

Votes: 2,950

13. The Wasted Times (2016)

Unrated | 125 min | Drama

7.1
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Over the course of several decades, a deal between the Japanese army and criminals in Shanghai plays out with violence and betrayal.

Director: Er Cheng | Stars: You Ge, Ziyi Zhang, Tadanobu Asano, Chun Du

Votes: 855 | Gross: $0.24M

14. Last Life in the Universe (2003)

R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.6
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73 Metascore

A suicidal, obsessively compulsive Japanese librarian is forced to lie low in Thailand with a pot-smoking woman coping with the recent loss of her sister.

Director: Pen-Ek Ratanaruang | Stars: Tadanobu Asano, Sinitta Boonyasak, Takashi Miike, Laila Boonyasak

Votes: 10,110 | Gross: $0.03M

15. Gohatto (1999)

Unrated | 100 min | Drama, History, Thriller

6.9
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75 Metascore

The new member of a samurai militia unit causes disruption as several of his colleagues fall in love with him, threatening to disturb the rigid code of their squad.

Director: Nagisa Ôshima | Stars: Takeshi Kitano, Ryûhei Matsuda, Shinji Takeda, Tadanobu Asano

Votes: 6,345 | Gross: $0.05M

16. Parasyte: Part 2 (2015)

117 min | Action, Drama, Horror

6.5
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Humanity is under attack by human-mimicking flesh-eating alien parasites. One parasite bonds with his young high school student host, and he convinces the parasite to help him stop the others.

Director: Takashi Yamazaki | Stars: Shôta Sometani, Eri Fukatsu, Ai Hashimoto, Sadao Abe

Votes: 1,569

17. Harmonium (2016)

Unrated | 120 min | Drama

6.9
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84 Metascore

Toshio hires Yasaka in his workshop. This old acquaintance, who has just been released from prison, begins to meddle in Toshio's family life.

Director: Kôji Fukada | Stars: Tadanobu Asano, Mariko Tsutsui, Taiga, Momone Shinokawa

Votes: 1,062 | Gross: $0.02M

18. Maborosi (1995)

110 min | Drama

7.6
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94 Metascore

A young woman's husband apparently commits suicide without warning or reason, leaving behind his wife and infant.

Director: Hirokazu Kore-eda | Stars: Makiko Esumi, Takashi Naitô, Tadanobu Asano, Gohki Kashiyama

Votes: 2,977

19. Funky Forest: The First Contact (2005)

150 min | Comedy

6.9
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An outrageous collection of surreal, short attention span non-sequiturs largely revolving around Guitar Brother, his randy older sibling, and the pair's portly Caucasian brother.

Directors: Katsuhito Ishii, Hajime Ishimine, Shunichiro Miki | Stars: Andrew Alfieri, Hideaki Anno, Moyoco Anno, Tadanobu Asano

Votes: 1,972

20. Journey to the Shore (2015)

127 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

6.3
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52 Metascore

Mizuki's husband (Yusuke) drowned at sea three years ago. When he suddenly comes back home, she is not that surprised. Instead, Mizuki is wondering what took him so long. She agrees to let Yusuke take her on a journey.

Director: Kiyoshi Kurosawa | Stars: Eri Fukatsu, Tadanobu Asano, Masao Komatsu, Mika Muraoka

Votes: 960

21. Survive Style 5+ (2004)

120 min | Fantasy, Mystery, Romance

7.7
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Five bizarre stories with no apparent connection to one and other eventually become intertwined, resulting in surreal circumstances.

Director: Gen Sekiguchi | Stars: Tadanobu Asano, Reika Hashimoto, Kyôko Koizumi, Hiroshi Abe

Votes: 8,387

23. Kiki's Delivery Service (2014)

108 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

5.8
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A young witch, on her mandatory year of independent life, finds fitting into a new community difficult while she supports herself by running an air courier service.

Director: Takashi Shimizu | Stars: Tadanobu Asano, Rie Miyazawa, Machiko Ono, Minako Kotobuki

Votes: 520

24. Lupin the 3rd (2014)

133 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.7
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The grandson of a legendary gentleman burglar assembles a team of thieves to steal a Cleopatran necklace from two parties - an ally-turned-rival, and an underworld tycoon.

Director: Ryûhei Kitamura | Stars: Shun Oguri, Jerry Yan, Tetsuji Tamayama, Gô Ayano

Votes: 1,163

25. Shinjuku Swan II (2017)

Action

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Based on the manga series "Shinjuku Swan Kabukicho Skauto Sabaibaru" by Ken Wakui (first published 2005 in Weekly Young Magazine). Tatsuhiko Shiratori (Gou Ayano) works as a scout, ... See full summary »

Director: Sion Sono | Stars: Tadanobu Asano, Gô Ayano, Motoki Fukami, Alice Hirose

Votes: 54

26. Café Lumière (2003)

108 min | Drama

7.0
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80 Metascore

The story revolves around Yoko Inoue, a pregnant woman in search for a cafe that's frequented by a Taiwanese composer whose life she is researching.

Director: Hsiao-Hsien Hou | Stars: Yo Hitoto, Tadanobu Asano, Masato Hagiwara, Kimiko Yo

Votes: 2,413

27. Hana (2006)

127 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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A troubled young samurai seeks revenge for the death of his father.

Director: Hirokazu Kore-eda | Stars: Jun'ichi Okada, Rie Miyazawa, Arata Furuta, Jun Kunimura

Votes: 1,060

28. Keiji yugami (2017)

54 min | Comedy

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Stars: Tadanobu Asano, Ryûnosuke Kamiki

29. Swallowtail Butterfly (1996)

148 min | Crime, Drama

7.7
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The struggles of a group of immigrant outcasts living in an alternative-future, xenophobic Japanese metropolis.

Director: Shunji Iwai | Stars: Hiroshi Mikami, Chara, Ayumi Itô, Yôsuke Eguchi

Votes: 2,892

30. My Man (2014)

129 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.4
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After losing everything in a tsunami, 10-year-old Hana is taken in by 26-year-old distant relative Jungo Kusarino. They live as father and daughter but share a profound sense of loss. Jungo... See full summary »

Director: Kazuyoshi Kumakiri | Stars: Fumi Nikaidô, Tadanobu Asano, Aoba Kawai, Tatsuya Fuji

Votes: 435

31. The Taste of Tea (2004)

143 min | Comedy, Fantasy

7.8
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77 Metascore

A spell of time of a rural family's slightly surreal life.

Director: Katsuhito Ishii | Stars: Maya Banno, Takahiro Satô, Tadanobu Asano, Satomi Tezuka

Votes: 4,897

32. Bright Future (2002)

92 min | Drama

6.9
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64 Metascore

Two young guys work in a plant that manufactures oshibori (those moist hand-towels found in some Japanese restaurants). Their weird bond is based on uncontrollable rage--something neither ... See full summary »

Director: Kiyoshi Kurosawa | Stars: Joe Odagiri, Tadanobu Asano, Tatsuya Fuji, Takashi Sasano

Votes: 2,261 | Gross: $0.00M

33. Distance (2001)

Unrated | 132 min | Drama

7.1
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58 Metascore

Members of a cult, modeled on Aum Shinrikyo, sabotage a city's water supply, then commit mass suicide near the shores of a lake. Family members of those affected by it meet at the lake to observe the anniversary of their loved ones' deaths.

Director: Hirokazu Kore-eda | Stars: Arata Iura, Yûsuke Iseya, Susumu Terajima, Yui Natsukawa

Votes: 847

34. Invisible Waves (2006)

115 min | Drama, Thriller

6.7
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After inadvertently killing his girlfriend, a man (Asano) flees Macau for Thailand in an attempt to cope with his guilt, and avoid possible arrest. But the relocation doesn't prevent his problems from following him, as his new friends could be potential enemies.

Director: Pen-Ek Ratanaruang | Stars: Tadanobu Asano, Hye-jeong Kang, Eric Tsang, Maria Cordero

Votes: 1,475

35. Gemini (1999)

83 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

6.9
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A successful doctor, Yukio's picture perfect life is gradually wrecked, and taken over by his avenging twin brother, who bumps off his family members one by one and reclaims his lover who is now Yukio's wife.

Director: Shin'ya Tsukamoto | Stars: Masahiro Motoki, Ryô, Yasutaka Tsutsui, Masako Motai

Votes: 1,876

36. A Life: Itoshiki Hito (2017)

54 min | Drama

7.7
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When Okita Kazuaki was starting out as a doctor, he was forced to resign from the hospital. He left his girlfriend Danjo Mifuyu behind and went to the US alone. 10 years go by and he comes ... See full summary »

Stars: Takuya Kimura, Yûko Takeuchi, Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Fumino Kimura

Votes: 70

37. Tokyo Zombie (2005)

Not Rated | 103 min | Action, Comedy, Horror

6.1
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A horror-comedy manga feature about two blue-collar factory workers (who happen to be jiu-jitsu experts) dealing with a ravenous, flesh-eating zombie uprising in Tokyo.

Director: Sakichi Satô | Stars: Tadanobu Asano, Shô Aikawa, Erika Okuda, Arata Furuta

Votes: 1,729

38. Kabei: Our Mother (2008)

Not Rated | 133 min | Drama

7.6
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Based on childhood days of Teruyo Nogami.

Director: Yôji Yamada | Stars: Tadanobu Asano, Mayumi Tanaka, Mirai Shida, Chieko Baishô

Votes: 1,017 | Gross: $0.01M

39. Dear Etranger (2017)

Drama

7.5
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A 40-year old man sees his life change when his wife gets pregnant. He already has a daughter from his first marriage whom he rarely sees and two step-daughters, from his wife's first ... See full summary »

Director: Yukiko Mishima | Stars: Rena Tanaka, Tadanobu Asano, Miu Arai, Narushi Ikeda

Votes: 28

40. Nagasaki: Memories of My Son (2015)

130 min | Drama

6.6
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Set in post-World War II Japan, midwife Nobuko is resolved to move on as she stands at the grave of her son Koji who died, alongside thousands of others, when the Americans dropped an ... See full summary »

Director: Yôji Yamada | Stars: Sayuri Yoshinaga, Kazunari Ninomiya, Haru Kuroki, Tadanobu Asano

Votes: 271

41. Vital (2004)

R | 86 min | Drama, Thriller

6.9
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After a tragic car accident where his girlfriend Ryôko Ooyama (Nami Tsukamoto) died, Hiroshi Takagi (Tadanobu Asano) suffers amnesia with his memories completely blanked. When he sees a ... See full summary »

Director: Shin'ya Tsukamoto | Stars: Tadanobu Asano, Nami Tsukamoto, Kiki, Kazuyoshi Kushida

Votes: 2,483

42. Shark Skin Man and Peach Hip Girl (1998)

R | 108 min | Mystery, Action, Thriller

6.9
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44 Metascore

In dreamlike mountain scenery, Toshiko makes a daring escape from her sexually warped Uncle Sonezaki. Fortunately, she met Samehada as she runs for her life, which is also escaping from ... See full summary »

Director: Katsuhito Ishii | Stars: Tadanobu Asano, Ittoku Kishibe, Sie Kohinata, Kimie Shingyôji

Votes: 1,883

43. Ruined Heart: Another Lovestory Between a Criminal & a Whore (2014)

73 min | Drama, Musical

6.1
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When violence is the only life you know, will love save you or just unravel everything?

Director: Khavn | Stars: Tadanobu Asano, Elena Kazan, Nathalia Acevedo, Vim Nadera

Votes: 240

44. Grasshopper (I) (2015)

119 min | Drama

5.6
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Notes Based on the novel "Gurasuhoppa" by Kotaro Isaka (published July, 2004 by Kadokawa Shoten Co., Ltd.). Filming begins July 7, 2014.

Director: Tomoyuki Takimoto | Stars: Tadanobu Asano, Kumiko Asô, Toyotaka Hanazawa, Haru

Votes: 194

45. Picnic (1996)

68 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.3
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Believing that the world will end that very day, three mental patients Coco, Tsumuji, and Satoru set out upon a journey. Walking upon the tops of the walls of the city, they seek to find a ... See full summary »

Director: Shunji Iwai | Stars: Chara, Tadanobu Asano, Koichi Hashizume, Naomasa Musaka

Votes: 1,288

46. Regular Boy

Drama | Pre-production

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Director: Michele Civetta | Stars: Asia Argento, Tadanobu Asano

47. Love & Pop (1998)

110 min | Drama

7.3
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Teenage drama; schoolgirls, enjo-kosai (compensated dating)

Director: Hideaki Anno | Stars: Tadanobu Asano, Mitsuru Fukikoshi, Megumi Hayashibara, Akira Ishida

Votes: 772

48. Rampo Noir (2005)

134 min | Fantasy, Horror

6.4
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This four-part anthology takes its cue from the short fiction of legendary horror writer Edogawa Rampo.

Directors: Akio Jissôji, Atsushi Kaneko, Hisayasu Satô, Suguru Takeuchi | Stars: Tadanobu Asano, Yûko Daike, Chisako Hara, Masami Horiuchi

Votes: 932

49. Party 7 (2000)

104 min | Comedy

6.4
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Seven characters, introduced at the start of the film, get thrown together into the same hotel room: a thief who's stolen a suitcase of money from the mob, his ex-girlfriend, her obsessive ... See full summary »

Director: Katsuhito Ishii | Stars: Masatoshi Nagase, Keisuke Horibe, Yoshinori Okada, Akemi Kobayashi

Votes: 550

50. Electric Dragon 80.000 V (2001)

55 min | Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

7.0
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A violent, guitar-playing, electrically charged boxer faces off against an electronic wizard half-merged with a metallic Buddha.

Director: Gakuryû Ishii | Stars: Yoshiki Arizono, Tadanobu Asano, Masakatsu Funaki, Masatoshi Nagase

Votes: 1,890