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Masaya Katô

Masaya Katô

Date of Birth: Apr 27, 1963

Country: Japan

Total Credits at Criticker: 23 (Actor)

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    Zebra (2016)
    Dora (Ryo Ryusei) and associates runs a badger game scheme to extort victims out of money. One day though, their target looks like an ordinary guy, but he turns out to be a yakuza. Dora and his associates fall into a far darker world. Dora steps into a business that offers to take revenge on others by any means necessary.
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    Re: Born (2016)
    A legend covert soldier with a mysterious past now decides to once again unleash his beast inside of him to stand up for what he cares about. (imdb)
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    Onna wa Sore o Yurusanai (2014)
    31-year-old Iwasaki Urara became a lawyer and did a disservice to client because of her own mistake in her first court case. This traumatised her and she gave up being a lawyer. Fretting that she isn't cut out to be a lawyer, Urara ekes out a living by working part time. She is saddled with a debt of 4 million yen in fees to become a lawyer and her days are empty without purpose in life or work. On the other hand, 41-year-old elite lawyer Ebisawa Rinka works for the largest law firm in... (imdb)
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    Shinjuku Incident (2009)
    The Chinese migrant communities in Tokyo live shadowy lives. The Japanese neither acknowledge nor welcome them. Steelhead, a tractor repairman from Heilongjian in northern China had decided to take the perilous journey to Tokyo after he lost contact with his girlfriend, who had arrived in the city earlier. Steelhead has come to realize the migrants had to stand united if they wanted to go about their lives without fear of oppression by not only the Japanese underworld but also Chinese gangs. (AsianMediaWiki)
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    Saigo no bansan (2005)
    Yuji Kotorida has become plastic surgeon to the rich and famous - almost over night transforming himself from nebbish to charismatic icon. His secret? He eats women. In a flashback, we watch the flowering of his proclivity - from an initial taste, and a search that takes him to Hong Kong, to murder. After the flashback, he promises a colleague he will prepare meat for her wedding banquet. At about the same time, the police express suspicion. Can Dr. Kotorida carve out an escape? (imdb)
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    Kindaichi shônen no jikenbo: Kyuketsuki densetsu satsujin jiken (2005)
    Miyuki receives an invitation from her friend Hikune Youhei to the themed inn "Ruins", located in a virtual ghost town haunted by the legend of a vampire. However, what Kindaichi had originally dismissed as spooky rumours with no basis became horribly real when their fellow guests staying at the inn are found dead one by one, with their bodies drained of blood and wounds in their necks that resembled vampire bites. (wiki.d-addicts.com)
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    Baramui Fighter (2004)
    Fighter in the Wind draws inspiration from the real life tale of Karate expert Masutatsu Oyama (1922 -1994). Having previously emerged as a Manga series, Korean Director Yang Yunho cast Dong-kun Yang as Baedal / Oyama in a classic zero to hero tale. (Hong Kong Cinema)
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    Samurai Resurrection (2003)
    37,000 Peasants perished in the Shimbara Revolt: among them, the leader of that uprising, Shiro Amakusa. Amakusa is resurrected from hell bent on revenging the death of his fellow comrades ... (imdb)
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    Aragami (2003)
    A raging god of battle and a master samurai duke it out in a series of sword fights in a remote temple. (imdb)
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    The Man in White (2003)
    After seeing his Father clubbed to death Azusa is left to fend for himself on the city streets , A Yakuza boss takes a shine to him and adopts him ,years pass by, Azusa has risen up the ranks of the gang, but after his sworn father - boss is murdered by a maniac gunslinger Azusa forgets his Yakuza code and goes on a one man killing spree and voes to wipe out all and everyone who might be involved in the killing. (imdb User Comments)
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    Gozu (2003)
    From the acclaimed director, Takashi Miike, comes a Yakuza/horror film to shock and amaze audiences everywhere. When Minami is sent to kill his mentor, Ozaki, who is in the midst of a nervous breakdown, he embarks on a journey of unexplained natural phenomenon. (Pathfinder Pictures)
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    Blood Heat (2002)
    In the year 2009, a young policeman must collapse a Yakuza family whose members make a large profit with a new drug. (imdb)
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    Agitator (2001)
    Following a secret meeting of some of the syndicate heads hot-headed Shinozaki of the Shirane group is sent into Yokomizo territory to stir up trouble. The plan seems to be that the Shirane's new allies, the Higane, will intervene on the Yokomizo's behalf and thus provide a pretext to force some concessions. (Kinocite)
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    Women of the Night (2001)
    Three entwined stories of love, lust, danger and revenge. (imdb)
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    Brother (2000)
    The story of a Yakuza warrior who introduces the code of honor and discipline into the L.A. criminal world. (Sony Pictures Classics)
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    School Day of the Dead (2000)
    Some students decide to set up a play written by one of their classmates, who has commited suicide. The play is based on a tragic and mysterious legend about a love affair between two teachers at the school long ago. Some girls then accidentally stumble over some information about the legend, and the girl who commited suicide. Shortly after, the girls start turning up dead in seeming accidents. (imdb)
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    Okinawa Rendez-Vous (2000)
    Jenny discovers that she no longer loves Ito, the mobster by her side, and decides to leave. In order to live she takes a sum of money with her; the money is actually the ransom prepared for Tong Kit in exchange for a diary with the secrets of the underworld; Tong is out of ideas when he runs into a vacationing cop Law Won Tat and his girlfriend. Tat recognizes him to be an international thief and claims to be a fugitive in hopes of capturing him... (hkcinemagic)
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    Nobody (1999)
    A quiet evening in a bar for three Japanese "salarymen" turns into a twisted fight for survival in this compelling suspense tale. A chance remark about the trio sitting at the next table leads to one of the men being severely beaten. When they meet one of the assailants by chance and attack him, leaving him for dead, the businessmen begin receiving threatening calls from their mysterious, unknown enemies. (Amazon)
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    Drive (1997)
    A prototype enhanced human, on the run from Chinese-hired hit men, hooks up with a dread-locked bystander, and the two of them elude their pursuers narrowly each time. (imdb)
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    Crying Freeman (1995)
    A lethal Samurai assassin for a secret Chinese organisation, who sheds tears of regret each time he kills... (imdb)
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    The Seventh Floor (1994)
    Kate is devastated when her rich husband dies. She thinks she has found someone to ease the pain but he is not what he seems. Kate must now fight for her life! (imdb)
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    The Setting Sun (1992)
    A Japanese soldier is forced to question alliances when he meets and falls in love with the leader of the rebel movement.
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    Maison Ikkoku: Shipwrecked on Ikkoku Island (1991)
    Its not great but is was a fun visit with some of my favorite characters
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