Neil Young’s Film Lounge – Takashi Miike Lounge

Published on: March 23rd, 2004

Director’s Lounge #4

Takashi Miike
born Osaka, 24 August 1960

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   Takashi Miike Filmography

compiled by Neil Young
sources : Agitator – the Cinema of Takashi Miike (book by Tom Mes, FAB Press, 2003) and The Internet Movie Database
latest update : 12th June, 2004

key : Title (running time) Japanese title (screenplay credit) alternative titles
cin = film released in cinemas
vid = film made for video, not released in cinemas
tvm = television movie, not released in cinemas

titles in CAPITALS have reviews on Jigsaw Lounge

(?) = running time not known. (x) = screenplay credits not known.

years given are those of first showing in Japan (approximately!)

year cin vid tvm   
1991    1    Eyecatch Junction (92) Toppu! Minipato Tai (Akira Takemoto, Hiro Masaki – story Takemoto)
      2    Lady Hunter (79) Koroshi No Prelude (Tatsuo Eguchi = Toshihiko Yahagi – story S.Ishihama)
            aka Kyoshu Tenshin – Hit and Run
1992       3 Last Run (96) Ai To Uragari No Hyaku-Oku Yen (Keiwa Okada)
      4    A Human Murder Weapon (70) Ningen Kyoki – Ai To Ikari No Ringu
            (Hisao Maki – manga I.Kajiwara + Yoshio Nakano)
1993    5    Bodyguard Kiba (94) (Hisao Maki, Tetsuya Sasaki – manga I.Kajiwara + Ken Nakashiro)
      6    Oretachi Wa Tenshi Ja Nai (77) (Yatsutaka Ito – novel Joji Abe)
      7    Oretachi Wa Tenshi Ja Nai 2 (70) (Yatsutaka Ito – novel Joji Abe)
1994    8    Shinjuku Outlaw (96) (Keiki Nagasawa, Ichiro Fujita – novel Fumio Tanaka)
      9    Bodyguard Kiba 2 (65) Shura No Mokushiroku (Hisao Maki – manga I.Kajiawara + K.Nakashiro)
1995 10       Daisan No Gokudo (93) (Ichiro Fujita, Kazuhiko Murakami – manga K.Murakami)
      11    Bodyguard Kiba 3 (72) Shura No Mokushiroku 2 (Hisao Maki – manga I.Kajiawara + K.Nakashiro)
      12    Naniwa Yukyoden (100) (Tetsuyu Inoue – manga Miwa Miwa, Daisuke Daichi)
   13       Shinjuku Triad Society (101) (Ichiro Fujita)
1996    14    Daisan No Gokudo (87) (Shinsuke Inoue, Kazuhiko Murakami – manga K.Murakami)
      15    Shin Daisan No Gokudo 2 (85) (Ichiro Fujita, Kazuhiko Murakami – manga K.Murakami)
      16    Jingi Naki Yabo (95) (Sosei Kishi)
      17    Peanuts (86) Rakkasei (Tetsuyu Inoue – manga Masahide Motohashi, Jiro Asada)
      18    Kenka No Hanamichi – Osaka Saikyo Densetsu (117) (Masaka Namura – novel Seijun Ninomiya)
   19       Fudoh – the New Generation (99) Gokudo Sengokushi – Fudo (Toshiyuki Morioka – manga Hitoshi Tanimura)
1997    20    Jingi Naki Yabo (100) (Sosei Kishi)
   21       Kishiwada Shonen Gurentai – Chikemuri Junjo Hen (107)
            (Keiko Nobutomo, Masa Nakamura – novel Riichi Nakaba)
   22       Rainy Dog (94) Gukudo Kuroshakai (Seigo Inoue)
      23    Full Metal Gokudo (104) (Itaru Era) aka Full Metal Yakuza
1998 24       The Bird People In China (119) Chugoku No Chojin (Masa Nakamura, novel Makoto Shiina)
   25       Andromedia (110) Andoromedeia
            (Kurio Kisaragi = Takashi Hirano, Masa Nakamura, Itaru Era – novel Hirotake Watanabe)
   26       Blues Harp (107) Toshihiko Matsuo, Toshiyuki Morioka
   27       Kishiwada Shonen Gurentai – Bokyo (94) Masa Nakamura – novel Riichi Nakaba
1999          (TV series : Tennen Shojo Mann – 3 episodes of 66, 75 and 72 minutes)
   28       Ley Lines (105) Nihon Kuroshakai (Ichiro Ryu)
      29    Silver (79) Shirubaa (Hisao Maki, Saburo Takemoto – manga H.Maki)
   30       White-Collar Worker Kintaro (110) Salaryman Kintaro
            (Kenji Nakazono, Naoko Harada – manga Hiroshi Motomiya)
            (TV series : Tennen Shojo Mann Next – 2 episodes of 72 and 88 minutes)
   31       DEAD OR ALIVE (105) Hanzaisha (Ichiro Ryu)
2000 32       AUDITION (115) Odishon (Daisuke Tengan – novel Ryu Murakami)
            (TV series : MPD-Psycho – 6 episodes of 59, 54, 49, 58, 55 and 58 minutes)
            short : The Making of Gemini (18) Tsukamoto Shinya Ga Rampo Suru (documentary)
   33       The City of Lost Souls (105) Hyoryugai (Ichiro Ryu – novel Seishu Hase)
            aka Hazard City / The City of Strangers
   34       Dead or Alive 2 (97) Tobosha (Masa Nakamura) aka Dead or Alive 2 – Birds
2001 35       VISITOR Q (84) Bizita Q (Itaru Era)
   36/37       Family (108) (Hisao Maki – manga H.Maki)
            video version in two parts of 78 and 80 minutes : Family and Family 2
   38       The Guys From Paradise (113) Tengoku Kara Kita Otoko-Tachi (Izo Hashimoto, Itaru Era – novel Yoji Hayashi)
   39       ICHI THE KILLER (128) Koroshiya Ichi (Sakichi Sato – manga Hideo Yamamoto)
2002 40       Dead or Alive – Final (89) (Hitoshi Ishikawa, Ichiro Ryu, Toshinobu Kamo)
   41       Zuiketsu Genso – Tonkararin Yume Densetsu (?) (x)
      42    THE HAPPINESS OF THE KATAKURIS (113) Karakurike No Kofuku
            (Kikumi Yamagashi – based on film by Ji-Woon Kim)
   43       Agitator (150) Araburu Tamashii-Tachi (Shigenori Takechi – novel S.Takechi)
   44       Onna Kunishuu Ikki (?) (Itaru Era)
   45       Sabu (121) (To Takeyama – novel Shugoru Yamamoto) TV version runs 90 minutes
   46       Graveyard of Honour (130) Shin Jingi No Hakaba (Shigenori Takechi – novel Goro Fujita)
            short : Go! Go! Fushimi Jet (6) (music video)
   47       Kumamoto Monogatari (122) (Itaru Era) – 3 episodes of 33, 29 and 60 minutes
   48       DEADLY OUTLAW – REKKA (96) Jitsoruko Ando Noburo Kyodo-Den – Rekka (Shinegori Takechi)
      49    Pandoora (?) (x)
   50      

SHANGRI-LA (105) Kin’yuu Hametsu Nippon – Togenkyo No Hito-Bito (Masakuni Takashi – novel Yuuji Aoki)

2003 51       The Man In White (149) Yurusarezaru Mono (Shigenori Takechi)  
   52       GOZU (127) Gokudo Kyofu Dai-Gekijo (Sakichi Sato)  
      53    Kikoku (100) (Shigenori Takechi)
         54 Koshonin (?) (Kota Yamada – novel Takahisa Igarashi)
   55      

One Missed Call (112) Chakushin ari (Minako Daira, Yashushi Akimoto) aka You’ve Got A Call

2004 56       Zebraman (111) Zeburaaman (Kankuro Kudo)  
   57      

Izo : Kaosu Mataha Fujori No Kijin (?) (Shigenori Takechi)  

  

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Zombie from The Happiness of the KatakurisLinks
Review of his early feature FUDOH
http://members.aol.com/shockcin/fudoh.html

Review of BLUES HARP
http://www.subjective.freeservers.com/bluesharp.html

Miike Filmography on Midnight Eye
http://www.midnighteye.com/features/filmography_miike.shtml

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