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Takeshi Kaneshiro

Born: October 11, 1973

Takeshi Kaneshiro, born October 11, 1973, is a Taiwanese and Japanese actor of mixed heritage – his father is Ryukyuan and his mother is Taiwanese. He speaks Japanese, Mandarin, Cantonese, Taiwanese Hokkien and English.


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Poster of Dragon
71%

Dragon (2011)

Movie
Drama |
Action |
Thriller |
| 98 Min

A sinful martial arts expert wants to start a new tranquil life, only to be hunted by a determined detective and his former master.

71 2011 98
Poster of Red Cliff
74%

Red Cliff (2008)

Movie
Action |
Adventure |
Drama |
China |
| 150 Min

In the early third century, the land of Wu is invaded by the warlord Cao Cao and his million soldiers. The ruler of Wu, Sun Quan, calls on the rival warlord Liu Bei for help, but their two armies are still badly outnumbered. However, the Wu strategist Zhou Yu sees that Cao Caos army is unused to battling on the sea, which may just give them a chance if they can exploit this weakness properly.

74 2008 150
Poster of The Warlords
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The Warlords (2007)

Movie
Action |
Drama |
| 126 Min

A heroic tale of three blood brothers and their struggle in the midst of war and political upheaval. It is based on \The Assassination of Ma,\ a Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) story about the killing of general Ma Xinyi.

71 2007 126
Poster of House of Flying Daggers
76%

House of Flying Daggers (2004)

Movie
Action |
Adventure |
Drama |
Romance |
USA |
China |
| 119 Min

Celebrated action director Zhang Yimou's helms a colorful, sensual film of intrigue that features some of the most gorgeously choreographed fight sequences in cinematic history. Starring Andy Lau and Zhang Ziyi, the story follows the assassin group, the Flying Daggers and their stand against the government

76 2004 119
Poster of Turn Left, Turn Right
68%

Turn Left, Turn Right (2003)

Movie
Romance |
Canada |
| 96 Min

John Liu (Takeshi Kaneshiro) is an aspiring violinist and Eve Choi (Gigi Leung) is a professional translator whose true passion is translating love poems. They live parallel lives and appear to be perfect for each other, but somehow fate seems to keep them apart. Living in different units of the same apartment building and separated by one thin wall, they never meet, because when they leave, one turns left, and one turns right.

68 2003 96
Poster of Fallen Angels
77%

Fallen Angels (1995)

Movie
Action |
Drama |
Romance |
| 90 Min

A disillusioned killer embarks on his last hit but first he has to overcome his affections for his cool, detached partner. Thinking it s dangerous and improper to become involved with a colleague, he sets out to find a surrogate for his affections. Against the sordid and surreal urban nightscape, he crosses path with a strange drifter looking for her mysterious ex-boyfriend and an amusing mute trying to get the world s attention in his own unconventional ways.

77 1995 90
Poster of Chungking Express
81%

Chungking Express (1994)

Movie
Drama |
Comedy |
Romance |
| 102 Min

Every day, Cop 223 buys a can of pineapple with an expiration date of May 1, symbolizing the day he ll get over his lost love. He s also got his eye on a mysterious woman in a blond wig, oblivious of the fact she s a drug dealer. Cop 663 is distraught with heartbreak over a breakup. But when his ex drops a spare set of his keys at a local cafe, a waitress lets herself into his apartment and spruces up his life.

81 1994 102



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