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Takeshi Kitano

Best known as a Director based on credits in that role in 5 films, with $46,154,122 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #1,082)
Best-Known Technical Roles: Zatoichi (Director), Autoreiji (Screenwriter), Autoreiji (Editor), Autoreiji (Director), Autoreiji: Biyondo (Director)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Takahashi (Johnny Mnemonic), Yamamoto (Brother), Kikujiro (Kikujiro), Otomo (Autoreiji), Otomo (Autoreiji: Biyondo)
Most productive collaborators: Toshiyuki Nishida, Tomokazu Miura, Masayuki Mori, Ryo Kase, Takio Yoshida

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  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorLeading2$19,010,079$15,229,555$34,239,634
Lead Ensemble Member1$44,745$1,394$46,139
(Unclassified)2$648,832$0$648,832
In Technical RolesDirector5$902,341$45,251,781$46,154,122
Screenwriter2$48,623$15,230,949$15,279,572
Editor1$44,745$1,394$46,139

Featured Blu-ray / DVD Review: Beyond Outrage

March 10th, 2014

Beyond Outrage is the latest film from Takeshi Kitano, who has made some great films in the past, like The Blind Swordsman: Zatoichi. It is also a sequel to Outrage, which earned overwhelmingly positive reviews. Can this film live up to its predecessor? Or should fans of the genre stick to the earlier work? More...

Limited Releases: Early Year Doldrums

January 3rd, 2014

Autoreiji Biyondo poster

In order to qualify for the Oscars, a film has to open before the end of the year, so every year the weekend before New Years Eve has a few films trying to get into theaters just under the wire. This also means that the weekend after New Years Eve is a terrible time to release a movie in limited release. Art house theaters are loaded with Oscar hopefuls and it is very unlikely any of the new releases have the reviews to compete with those movies. That is certainly the case this year. More...

Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
1/3/2014 Autoreiji: Biyondo Otomo  $3,878 $15,229,555 $15,233,433
12/2/2011 Autoreiji Otomo  $44,745 $1,394 $46,139
7/20/2001 Brother Yamamoto  $450,594 $0 $450,594
5/26/2000 Kikujiro Kikujiro  $198,238 $0 $198,238
5/26/1995 Johnny Mnemonic Takahashi  $19,006,201 $0 $19,006,201
Movies: 5Totals:$19,703,656$15,230,949$34,934,605
  Averages:$3,940,731$3,046,190$6,986,921
Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
10/11/2016 3-4 x jûgatsu Director $0 $0 $0
10/11/2016 Sono otoko, kyôbô ni tsuki Director $0 $0 $0
1/3/2014 Autoreiji: Biyondo Screenwriter,
Director 
$3,878 $15,229,555 $15,233,433
12/2/2011 Autoreiji Editor,
Screenwriter,
Director 
$44,745 $1,394 $46,139
7/23/2004 Zatoichi Director $853,718 $30,020,832 $30,874,550
Movies: 5Totals:$902,341$45,251,781$46,154,122
  Averages:$180,468$9,050,356$9,230,824