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Takeshi Kitano

Best known as an Actress based on credits in that role in 7 films, with $203,254,992 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #16,862)
Best-known acting roles: Chief Daisuke Aramaki (Ghost in the Shell), Takahashi (Johnny Mnemonic), Yamamoto (Brother), (Fireworks), Kikujiro (Kikujiro)
Best-known technical roles: Zatoichi (Director), Fireworks (Director), Autoreiji (Screenwriter), Autoreiji (Editor), Autoreiji (Director)
Most productive collaborators: Scarlett Johansson, Rupert Sanders, Michael Pitt, Jamie Moss, Ehren Kruger
Also credited as: Beat Takeshi, Takeshi

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Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorLeading2$19,010,079$15,229,555$34,239,634
Supporting1$40,563,557$127,355,290$167,918,847
Lead Ensemble Member1$44,745$1,394$46,139
(Unclassified)3$1,050,372$0$1,050,372
In Technical RolesDirector7$1,303,881$57,226,214$58,530,095
Screenwriter2$48,623$15,230,949$15,279,572
Editor1$44,745$1,394$46,139

Career Trend

This graph shows Takeshi Kitano’s score on our annual analysis of leading stars at the box office. The Star Score represents points assigned to each of the leading stars of the top 100 movies (based on box office) in the current year and two preceding years. For appearing in the number one movie in a year a star gets 100 points, the number two movie 99 points and so on..

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


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...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
3/23/2017 Ghost in the Shell Chief Daisuke Aramaki  $40,563,557 $127,355,290 $167,918,847
10/6/2012 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
3/20/1998 Fireworks   $401,540 $0 $401,540
5/26/1995 Johnny Mnemonic* Takahashi  $19,006,201 $0 $19,006,201
Movies: 7Totals:$60,668,753$142,586,239$203,254,992
  Averages:$8,666,965$20,369,463$29,036,427

Leading or Lead Ensemble Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
10/6/2012 Autoreiji: Biyondo $0 1 $3,878 $15,233,433 0.0%
12/2/2011 Autoreiji $6,518 7 $44,745 $46,139 97.0%
5/26/1995 Johnny Mnemonic $7,420,808 1,825 $19,006,201 $19,006,201 100.0%
Movies: 3Totals:  $19,054,824$34,285,773 
 Averages:$2,475,775611$6,351,608$11,428,59165.7%

Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
3/23/2017 Ghost in the Shell $18,676,033 3,440 $40,563,557 $167,918,847 24.2%
Movies: 1Totals:  $40,563,557$167,918,847 
 Averages:$18,676,0333,440$40,563,557$167,918,84724.2%

Latest Ranking on All Acting Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,201-2,300) 2,234 $19,054,824
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 29,501-29,600) 29,556 $40,563,557
Top Live Action Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 23,001-23,100) 23,013 $60,267,213
Top Above the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 4,401-4,500) 4,467 $19,054,824
Top Below the Line Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 27,401-27,500) 27,441 $40,563,557
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 24,401-24,500) 24,474 $60,668,753
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 2,201-2,300) 2,290 $15,230,949
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the International Box Office (Rank 13,301-13,400) 13,352 $127,355,290
Top Live Action Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 11,901-12,000) 11,976 $142,586,239
Top Above the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 4,901-5,000) 4,991 $15,230,949
Top Below the Line Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 11,701-11,800) 11,708 $127,355,290
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 13,201-13,300) 13,226 $142,586,239
Top 100 Stars in Leading Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,301-2,400) 2,385 $34,285,773
Top 100 Stars in Supporting Roles at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 17,501-17,600) 17,580 $167,918,847
Top Live Action Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 15,501-15,600) 15,532 $202,853,452
Top Above the Line Stars at the Wordwide Box Office (Rank 4,901-5,000) 4,972 $34,285,773
Top Below the Line Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 15,901-16,000) 15,903 $167,918,847
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 16,801-16,900) 16,862 $203,254,992
Highest Grossing Stars of 1995 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 164 16
Highest Grossing Stars of 1996 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 162 16
Highest Grossing Stars of 1997 at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 101-200) 174 16
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 3,401-3,500) 3,478 $48,623
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 701-800) 758 $19,006,201
Top International Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,518 $15,230,949
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Original Screenplay Movies (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,937 $15,279,572
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Based on Fiction Book/Short Story Movies (Rank 801-900) 881 $19,006,201
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,963 $19,054,824
Top International Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,983 $15,230,949
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Live Action Movies (Rank 2,101-2,200) 2,107 $34,285,773
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 3,101-3,200) 3,122 $48,623
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Science Fiction Movies (Rank 301-400) 367 $19,006,201
Top International Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300) 1,265 $15,230,949
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Contemporary Fiction Movies (Rank 1,701-1,800) 1,744 $15,279,572
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Science Fiction Movies (Rank 401-500) 427 $19,006,201
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 501-600) 506 $19,010,079
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 2,101-2,200) 2,138 $44,745
Top International Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 501-600) 580 $15,229,555
Top International Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 2,001-2,100) 2,025 $1,394
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Action Movies (Rank 501-600) 575 $34,239,634
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Drama Movies (Rank 2,401-2,500) 2,463 $46,139
Top Domestic Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,024 $19,054,824
Top International Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,027 $15,230,949
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for R Movies (Rank 1,001-1,100) 1,035 $34,285,773
Top Domestic Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies (Rank 401-500) 465 $19,006,201
Top Worldwide Leading Stars for Sony Pictures Movies (Rank 501-600) 519 $19,006,201

All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
10/6/2017 Outrage Coda Director $0 $11,974,433 $11,974,433
10/11/2016 3-4 x jûgatsu Director $0 $0 $0
10/11/2016 Sono otoko, kyôbô ni tsuki Director $0 $0 $0
10/6/2012 Autoreiji: Biyondo Director,
Screenwriter 
$3,878 $15,229,555 $15,233,433
12/2/2011 Autoreiji Screenwriter,
Editor,
Director 
$44,745 $1,394 $46,139
7/23/2004 Zatoichi Director $853,718 $30,020,832 $30,874,550
3/20/1998 Fireworks Director $401,540 $0 $401,540
Movies: 7Totals:$1,303,881$57,226,214$58,530,095
  Averages:$186,269$8,175,173$8,361,442

Director Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
10/6/2017 Outrage Coda $0 0 $0 $11,974,433 0.0%
10/11/2016 3-4 x jûgatsu $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
10/11/2016 Sono otoko, kyôbô ni tsuki $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
10/6/2012 Autoreiji: Biyondo $0 1 $3,878 $15,233,433 0.0%
12/2/2011 Autoreiji $6,518 7 $44,745 $46,139 97.0%
7/23/2004 Zatoichi $61,104 55 $853,718 $30,874,550 2.8%
3/20/1998 Fireworks $59,508 12 $401,540 $401,540 100.0%
Movies: 7Totals:  $1,303,881$58,530,095 
 Averages:$18,16111$186,269$8,361,44240.0%


Writer Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
10/6/2012 Autoreiji: Biyondo $0 1 $3,878 $15,233,433 0.0%
12/2/2011 Autoreiji $6,518 7 $44,745 $46,139 97.0%
Movies: 2Totals:  $48,623$15,279,572 
 Averages:$3,2594$24,312$7,639,78648.5%


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