Takeshi Kitano

Highest Rated:
100% Tokyo Eyes (1998)
Lowest Rated:
14% Johnny Mnemonic (1995)
Birthday:
Jan 18
Birthplace:
Adachi, Tokyo
Bio:
"Beat" Takeshi Kitano is widely considered to be Japan's foremost media personality. In addition to his work in the film industry he is an active newspaper columnist, an author and poet, and a ubiquitous presence on Japanese television where he can be seen in up to eight prime time shows per…

Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
50% Beyond Outrage
  • Otomo
  • Director
  • Screenwriter
-- 2014
Ky˘so tanj˘
  • Actor
  • Screenwriter
-- 2014
Kids Return (Kizzu ritan)
  • Director
  • Screenwriter
-- 2011
77% Outrage
  • Screenwriter
  • Otomo
  • Director
$3.6k 2011
Getting Any? (Minna-yatteruka!)
  • Screenwriter
  • Director
-- 2011
Achilles to kame (Achilles and the Tortoise)
  • Actor
  • Screenwriter
  • Director
-- 2008
Girara no gyakushű: T˘ya-ko Samitto kikiippatsu (Monster X Strikes Back: Attack at the G8 Summit)
  • Actor
-- 2008
Kantoku - Banzai! (Glory to the Filmmaker!)
  • Actor
  • Screenwriter
  • Director
-- 2007
40% Takeshis'
  • Director
  • Beat Takeshi
-- 2005
55% Arakimentari
  • Actor
-- 2004
Chi to hone (Blood and Bones)
  • Kim Sun-pei
-- 2004
86% Zat˘ichi (The Blind Swordsman: Zatoichi)
  • Zat˘ichi/Ichi
  • Screenwriter
  • Director
$0.6M 2003
Parasite Dolls
  • Screenwriter
-- 2003
30% Batoru rowaiaru II: Chinkonka (Battle Royale II)
  • Takeshi
-- 2003
74% Dolls
  • Director
  • Screenwriter
-- 2002
47% Brother
  • Screenwriter
  • Producer
  • Yamamoto
  • Director
-- 2001
67% Gohatto (Taboo)
  • Capt. Toshizo Hijikata
-- 2000
59% Kikujiro
  • Kikujiro
  • Director
  • Screenwriter
-- 2000
86% Battle Royale 3D
  • Kitano
-- 2000
100% Tokyo Eyes
  • Yakuza
-- 1998
95% Fireworks (Hana-bi)
  • Nishi
  • Director
-- 1997
Kids Return
  • Screenwriter
  • Director
-- 1996
MinnÔ-yatteruka! (Getting Any?)
  • Director
  • Scientist
-- 1995
83% Gonin (The Five)
  • Actor
-- 1995
14% Johnny Mnemonic
  • Takahashi
-- 1995
88% Sonatine
  • Director
  • Murakawa
-- 1993
Erotikkuna kankei (Erotic Liaisons)
  • Actor
-- 1992
Ano natsu, ichiban shizukana umi (A Scene at the Sea)
  • Screenwriter
  • Director
-- 1991
86% 3-4x juugatsu (Boiling Point)
  • Uehara
  • Screenwriter
  • Director
-- 1990
Violent Cop (Sono otoko, ky˘b˘ ni tsuki)
  • Director
  • Detective Azuma
-- 1989
Zat˘ichi
  • Actor
-- 1989
Komikku zasshi nanka iranai! (Comic Magazine)
  • Yakuza killer
-- 1986
79% Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence
  • Sgt. Gengo Hara
-- 1983
Jam session - Kikujiro no natsu koshiki kaizokuban (Jam Session)
  • Actor
--
Asakusa Kid
  • Screenwriter
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Quotes from Takeshi Kitano's Characters

    1. Kitano: Life is a game. So fight for survival...and find out if you're worth it.
    From Battle Royale 3D. Submitted by Alice N (8 months ago)
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