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Sô Yamamura

  • Highest Rated: 100% Early Spring (Soshun) (1974)
  • Lowest Rated: 33% Gung Ho (1986)
  • Birthday: Not Available
  • Birthplace: Not Available
  • Versatile Japanese character actor So Yamamura made his first film appearance in 1946. Six years later he launched the directing phase of his career with the Eisenstein-influenced The Crab Canning Ship. In 1958, he made the first of a handful of English-language appearances in John Huston's Barbarian and the Geisha (1958). So Yamamura's later screen assignments include the roles of Admiral Yamamoto in the Japanese-American Pearl Harbor re-enactment Tora Tora Tora (1970) and taciturn auto executive Sakamoto in director Ron Howard's 1985 comedy Gung Ho.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Rating

Title

Credit

Box
Office

Year

No Score Yet Karami-ai (The Inheritance) Actor 2015
No Score Yet Shukuzu Actor 2012
56% Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah (Gojira tai Kingu Gidorâ) Prime Minister 1991
33% Gung Ho Sakamoto 1986
No Score Yet Antarctica (Nankyoku Monogatari) Actor 1984
100% Early Spring (Soshun) Yutaka Kawai 1974
55% Tora! Tora! Tora! Adm. Yamamoto 1970
No Score Yet Japan's Longest Day Navy Minister 1968
No Score Yet Utsukushisa to kanashimi to (With Beauty and Sadness)(With Beauty and Sorrow) Actor 1965
No Score Yet Zoku shinobi no mono (The Ninja Part II) (Shinobi No Mono 2: Vengeance) Actor 1963
No Score Yet Namida o shishi no tategami ni (Tears on the Lion's Mane) Actor 1962
67% Ningen no joken I (The Human Condition I) (No Greater Love) Okishima 1959
No Score Yet The Barbarian and the Geisha Governor Tamura 1958
100% Tokyo Twilight (Tokyo boshoku) Seki Sekiguchi 1957
No Score Yet The Princess Yang Kwei Fei (Yôkihi) An Lushan 1955
No Score Yet Ashita kuru Hito (Till We Meet Again) Actor 1955
No Score Yet Yama no oto (Sound of the Mountain) Actor 1954
100% Tokyo Story (Tôkyô monogatari) Koichi Hirayama 1953
No Score Yet The Woman Who Touched Legs (Ashi Ni Sawatta Onna) Actor 1952
No Score Yet The Lady of Musashino Actor 1951
No Score Yet Munekata kyoudai (The Munekata Sisters) Actor 1950
No Score Yet Joyû Sumako no koi (The Love of Sumako the Actress) Actor 1947

QUOTES FROM Sô Yamamura CHARACTERS

Adm. Yamamoto
I fear all we have done is to awaken a sleeping giant and fill him with a terrible resolve.
Sakamoto
I like you. You make me laugh
Sakamoto
I like you. You make me laugh.