Tatsuo Endō (遠藤太津朗, Endō Tatsuo, born 30 January 1928) was a Japanese actor. He is famous for playing the role of Manhichioyabun on the television jidaigeki series Zenigata Heiji.
Movies & TV shows
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Minato Shindo has a condition called savant syndrome. He has a great memory, but he has trouble communicating with other people. Minato wanted to become a doctor when he was a child. He wanted to beco...
Legend of the Devil
A gang of evil ninjas has stolen the sacred sword of the Lady Mayu and are demanding that her family exchange her for the family treasure. The world's greatest swordsman, Shuranosuke Sakaki, is called...
Female Ninjas Magic Chronicles 4: Rebel Forces at the Threshold
The title characters have to stop an alliance from doing bad things. Sex magic is used by the vixens. I don't know if that's actually the case, but the production feels like some edited episodes of a ...
Japanese drama film.
A woman is tested by her love.
Yakuza Ladies 2
Yuki, the wife of a leading member of the Domoto family, must assume her husband’s role as a yakuza boss while he serves out a prison sentence. As she grows into her new role, she manages to assert co...
A Madcap Corporation
A comedy about a family going into show business.
Legend of the Eight Samurai
The evil Hikita clan rises from the dead to fulfill a curse on the Satomi clan by restoring the face of their warlord by using the skin of Princess Shizu. In the process of trying to capture her, the ...
The psychopathic killer of a young woman who was ostensibly a student but in reality a high-priced prostitute is being hunted down by a detective. He recruits his mistress to act as a decoy for the ki...
Flames of Blood
The main character in the story is a gambler named Buntawara. He was taken care of by a blind woman. The Tomisaburo Wakayama character protects them. Happy time only lasts a short time. The Shinsengum...
One of Japan’s most popular historical characters, former Vice-Shogun Tokugawa Mitsukuni, whose travels around the nation are legendary has made it to the silver screen in a dynamic and exciting tale ...
Japanese Godfather: Conclusion
The three-film saga comes to a conclusion as three leaders of the underworld battle it out to determine who will become Don of Japan.
The Story of a Geisha
In the year 1873, a Japanese woman is sold as a mistress to an American diplomat stationed in Japan.
Hokuriku Proxy War
Kinji Fukasaku shows battles between yakuza who value land over tradition in the setting of the Hokuriku region. Noboru Kawada will ignore his parents, brothers and tradition in order to survive.
A young woman's burned remains were found in Shinjuku, Tokyo. The police concluded that it was the work of a serial murderer. The murder victim is a native of Ishigaki. Her former boyfriend, a former ...
The Three Ginza Rascals
Three men, all named Masa, join forces to capitalize on each of their unique yet questionable talents against a hyper-competitive Tokyo underworld.
The Yakuza Code Still Lives
Hiroshi left his family to start a new life as a labor racketeers after spending eight years in prison for murder.
The Murder Corps
A violent upstart forms an alliance with the powerful Tensei-kai syndicate to fight on the front lines of an underworld war and take over all of Japan.
Cops vs. Thugs
When a lucrative waterfront development becomes available, the Kawade gang quickly use their political connections to secure the land. A crooked detective has been recruited by the acting boss of the ...
Father of the Kamikaze
Vice admiral Takajiro Ohnishi knew that Japan's defeat in WWII was inevitable. The only way to force a negotiated solution was to convince the Americans that invading Japan would cause a lot of casual...
The Tattooed Hitman
There is a contract for the life of the most dangerous hired gun in Tokyo. Can the hitman fight off the mob as he searches for the man who wants him dead?
The Rapacious Jailbreaker
Convicted of murder, Masayuki Ueda is sent to Hiroshima Prison along with his accomplice. But for a man like him, breaking out of prison is easy.
The Street Fighter
Terry is a master of martial arts. Terry was hired to steal the daughter of a business magnate. He immediately offered to protect her when they tried to kill him. There will be a lot of fighting. Terr...
Battles Without Honor and Humanity: Police Tactics
As Japan prepares for the 1964 Olympic games, the public and press want the police to crack down on gangs.
The Street Fighter's Last Revenge
Terry Sugury was hired to recover one of the tapes that contained a formula for making heroin for a price of 200 dollars a pound. He gets crossed twice. He wants the tape to come back to him.
Battles Without Honor and Humanity
Shozo Hirono and his friends are in a war with the yakuza in the black markets of postwar Japan.
Battles Without Honor and Humanity: Proxy War
Shozo Hirono was able to create his own family. Noboru Uchimoto is an underboss.
Dangerous Trade in Kobe
Using a lesser mobster as bait a government agent infiltrates a narcotics-smuggling gang to try to capture the boss. But his survival has a price.
The Hard Core Criminal
In the 20th century, the Japanese government exploits prisoners as expendable slave laborers in a coal mine, which results in conflict between the prisoners and the warden to escalate.
Japan's Top Gangster
A boy born in a poor village in Tokushima spends his days idly until a chance meeting sets him on the road to becoming boss of Japan's largest gang.
Girl Boss Revenge: Sukeban
The Kanto Gypsies, a tough girl gang, hide out from the law in the middle of a disputed gang territory, where they end up getting kidnapped by sinister mobsters. After breaking free, the girls set the...
Zatoichi will be returning to his hometown for the first time in a long time. Zatoichi and Omiyo both had wet-nurses. Shinbei is wealthy and does not remember Zatoichi. Shinbei seems to be interested ...
Battles Without Honor and Humanity: Deadly Fight in Hiroshima
Repeatedly beaten to a pulp by gamblers, cops, and gangsters, lone wolf Shoji Yamanaka finally finds a home as a Muraoka family hitman and falls in love with boss Muraoka's niece. Shozo Hirono and the...
Bohachi Bushido: Code of the Forgotten Eight
The story of a ronin with a death wish who reluctantly joins the Clan of the Forgotten Eight, a nasty crew of ronin who are wrapped up in a clan war over local prostitution is told by the author. The ...
Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart in Peril
In the fourth film of the Lone Wolf and Cub series, Ogami Itto is hired to kill a tattooed female assassin and battles Retsudo, head of the Yagyu clan, and his son Gunbei.
The Kanto Scarlet Cherry Gang
The Ni Family is a group of firefighters. When their leader dies, Tsuruji becomes the boss. Will she be able to stop the gang from taking over the area?
The Brawling Angel
Ninkyo with Hideki Takahashi.
Bounty Hunter 3: Eight Men to Kill
The exploits of bounty hunter Shikoro Ichibei are the subject of this third movie. The government of Japan is at risk of being bankrupted by the theft of almost half a ton of gold from the shogunate's...
Modern Lady Gambler
Fujiko wanders aimlessly through the country, seeking vengence on the man she onced loved, who betrayed her, and destroying her family and her life. When she discovers that man had already died, she l...
When the successor to Soke was selected, there was a conflict between the Kitakyushu and Wakamatsu.
The Path of the King
When the leader of the yakuza gang decides to retire, many of the gang members have no faith in the young man he has chosen to replace him. There is a fight going on.
A Scarred Life
The tale of the yakuza who set about rebuilding after the death of their big boss is set in Osaka, during the devastated time of post-war Japan. As someone seeks to fill the seat of power, battles eru...
Fate Deals the Card of Death
They meet in Niigata and fall in love. They promise to meet again a year later when they return to Tokyo. Sejiro was sentenced to five years in prison. Shizue got married to a yakuza boss who could he...
The Sucker's Blunt Dagger
A man aspires to be a big boss but falls in love with a beautiful woman boss.
Bitter Tears of a Woman Gambler
Bunta Sugawara replaces Koji Tsuruta as the leading man for this sequel of Okoma, the Orphan Gambler.
The Evil Partnership
A high-ranking yakuza rises to national notoriety.
Okoma, the Orphan Gambler
Taking place in Shinshu in the 1920s, Tsumakoi Okoma, while traveling to hone her gambling skills, teams up with the vagabond Tsukuba Tsuneji and comes into conflict with gamblers plotting to take ove...
The Widow Killer
Pinku from 1971.
A dramatic captivating tale tells of widowed Tei (Junko Fuji), she has become a coalmine operator and is determined to be successful despite mining being a predominantly male domain. Overcoming the na...
A Scarred Life 2: Blood Will Tell
A crooked leader in the military and some capitalists are manipulating the president of the territorial yakuza organization. The plan is to get multiple family of the organized crime groups based in O...
Rise and Fall of Chivalry
A reformed mobster is willing to help a former mobster.
Brave Red Flower of the North
An exciting tale of action on the distant northern island of Hokkaido around the beginning of the 20th Century starring two of the biggest names in Yakuza film history, Fuji Junko and Takakura Ken. Si...
Brothers of Capones
Three aspiring assassins seek their education from Chicago returnees.
House of Gamblers
Ken Takakura stars as Ryoji one of the Aramasa family's loyal lieutenants whao takes the burden of his family being insulted by the Tanuma's family goons, by retaliating on his own. After injuring the...
Silk Hat Boss
In a strange outfit and full of youthful energy, the Boss Kumatora raises hell. The first movie of a new series starring Wakayama Tomisaburo as Boss Kumatora from the Red Peony Gambler series. The Kum...
Wicked Priest 4: The Killer Priest Comes Back
The carrying of swords was banned in Japan during the Meiji Period. Shinkai, one of the strongest entries in the series, is badly injured and must face his worst enemy in what could be their final bat...
A Yakuza Goes Home
Shimamura & Mineko return from Kamagasaki to Osaka. In their return Shimamura quickly finds himself defending a lady in distress. During the skirmish he bumps into his old buddies who turns him on to ...
A gang is scheming to steal a lucrative coal business from struggling miners during the turbulent Meiji Era. The movie has a stellar cast, thrilling story and Takakura Ken's violent swordplay.
Wicked Priest 3: A Killer's Pilgrimage
People are in a village.
A yakuza member embarks on a trail of revenge for his murdered boss. Senzo, the successor of the Mita Family, searches for the man bearing a tattoo of a dragon who is said to be responsible for the de...
Team of Ruffians
Prisoners with special skills from all over Japan are sent to the battlefront on a mission.
Sleepy Eyes of Death 13: The Full Moon Swordsman
Inspector General Kanjuro Sano conspires with the future shogun twin brother. They replace Ieyoshi Tokugawa with his twin, but it becomes a problem when suspicion arises and Nemuri Kyoshiro gets invol...
Japan's Violent Gangs: The Boss and the Killers
An honorable yakuza syndicate deeply rooted in Kyoto fights for survival when a new breed of gangsters threaten their very existence.
Red Peony Gambler: Second Generation Ceremony
The introduction of the railroad system brought about the industrual revolution. Construction workers and boatmen fought. The second generation leader of theYano Family is Oryu the Red Peony. The cere...
Brothers Serving Time
There is a big boss in the prison hierarchy. After the initial conflict, they became brothers. Before their prison time, the sworn brothers he acquires were just ruffians. Prison introduces them to a ...
Crimes of Sex
A lawyer teaches about sex crimes in a comedy.
Yakuza on Foot
An Osaka gangster Shimamura just got married. His new bride, Mineko is also involved in drug trafficking. When she goes to China to make a deal, things get botched pretty badly. Shimamura must travel ...
Ichikawa Raizo’s last film. He plays a Yakuza enforcer who kills a man on his boss's orders. He’s then sent to a provincial town to lie low, only to be caught in another war orchestrated by his origin...
The Domain: Severed Relations
The Domain: Severed Relations
In Manchuria circa 1932, a Japanese mobster joins some Chinese mountain bandits.
Sailors gave their lives for their country as human torpedoes towards the end of the war.
The Funeral Racket
The film portrays a satirical view of today's heartless money-oriented society.
Sixth entry in the Bakuchi-uchi series.
Showdown of Men 4: Tetsu, the White Tiger
Tetsu, is a honourable and noble yakuza caught in a conflict between rival clans, and obligations each has toward their yakuza boss and brothers. A railroad line brings changing times to a community. ...
The Marked Man
A man from Osaka comes up to Tokyo to fight gangsterism.
Code Between Brothers 5
Saburo Kitajima, one of Japan’s most famous Enka singers, returns in the fifth of the Kyodai Jingi series. During the early 20th century, Ryuji from Asakusa, a wandering yakuza, joins the Narumi Famil...
Hoodlum Priest And The Gold Mint
It’s cross and double-cross in these further adventures of Ryuzen, the wayward priest played by Katsu Shintaro as he tries to help a woman who may be the heir to a fortune get what is rightfully hers....
Lone Wolf Isazo
Isazo is a traveling gambler and living legend in the world of yakuza, known for his swordsmanship and bravery, his impeccable manners, and his brilliant talent in gambling. One late fall at an inn in...
A fight is taking place over the ownership of a bicycle race track.
The monastery of warrior monks was split in two during the Taisho Period. One of the groups was led by the Chief Abbot. Shinkai was kicked out of the order after he interceded in a fight between a riv...
5th entry in the Bakuchi-uchi series.
Red Peony Gambler: Gambler's Obligation
A local boss of a silk farming town shows kindness to a gambler by letting her stay at his house. When a rival gang wants to take over the town's businesses, Oryu is obliged to protect his children an...
When the Shogun Tokugawa III is in bed with a girl, she turns into a monster. The court believes she is Ninja Magic, used to frighten the lord off women so that there will be no heir. Tôma, a famous s...
Tears of Banishment
Ninkyo with Kôji Tsuruta.
The Rickshaw Man’s Son
A roughneck named Komakichi came back from a three-year training course to become a chef, hoping to be with the daughter of a Japanese restaurant's owner. Komakichi doesn't want to become a rickshaw m...
Zatoichi's Cane Sword
The town of Tonda is overrun by mobsters. Zatoichi won 8 ryo in a rigged gambling game. The mobsters tried to kill him. Zatoichi's mentor made his cane sword. When Senzo uses the sword again, he will ...
Showdown of Men 2
Zatoichi the Outlaw
peasants were kidnapped and paid their debts to a rival gambling house.
Flower Cards Chivalry
An absolutely astonishing art house ninkyo yakuza film. Wandering gambler runs into a young swindler woman working with old man. They are both arrested by detective. A year later gambler is staying wi...
Game of Chance 3
Bungo, fulfilling his duty as a yakuza, kills a man from a rival gang. Since then, he has escaped the clan's vengeance by staying on the road with his son Kenichi. Tired of running, the two settle in ...
Showdown of Men 3
After being bailed out of trouble by a member of the Kaijima Clan, Ryuhei dedicates himself to saving the Kajima’s lucrative lumber business.
Sleepy Eyes of Death 9: Trail of Traps
The Son of the Black Mass returns in this ninth installment in Daiei's longstanding Nemuri Kyoshiro series. This time Raizo Ichikawa as Nemuri is called to see that a gold statuette of the Virgin Mary...
The Chivalrous Life
A former military man is helping the leader of a yakuza group defend themselves against other gangs.
Three closely associated gamblers have adventures in Yokohama, Hokkaido, and Macao. Gambling trio endure hardships to rescue Naojiro’s family.
Gambler's World 2
Thriller about a gangster and an outlaw who become friends despite their different outlooks.
Heiji, the Detective
Famous for his coin tossing when capturing criminals, an Edo detective, Heiji, launches an investigation into the mysterious murder of his friend Seigoro.
The Domain: Kanda Festival Showdown
The Domain: Kanda Festival Showdown
The Thieves' Who's Who
In the book of the world's greatest rogues, the number one man can only be one person.
Sleepy Eyes of Death 8: Sword of Villainy
A band of disgruntled samurai want to avenge the death of their sensei, a political reformer who pushed for better provisions for the lower classes until he was assassinated by Shogunate agents. Their...
Just after the Battle of Sekigahara, a pair of children Denji and Kichizo witnessed a team of the defeated forces hide the Toyotomi treasure. When the leader cuts down the rest of the team, a bloodst...
Code Between Brothers 2
The services of a wandering gambler, Seiji, are called upon to protect the turf of his loyal friend Risaburo.
Mine, the only daughter of Kiyagen, is faced with running the family's timber business when her father falls ill. Under a great deal of pressure to continue the five generation long run of the busines...
Nothing But Bones
Hanjiro, a one eyed vagrant arrives in Okinoshima to save the town from a violent Yakuza group with the help of six handicapped guys.
The story of a vagrant samurai, named Kiba, who arrives at a village to defend a beautiful, blind woman against a sinister plot. Her attackers sent against another samurai, named Sana, who was without...
Code Between Brothers 3
A man is traveling.
A bunch of young, angry and penniless misfits are full of great vitality. They aren’t quite up to joining the yakuza and execute a variety of petty scams. After being approached by a yakuza and asked ...
The residents of a small town are protected by a giant stone statue.
The Flower and the Dragon
A story of manly life and the beauty of conjugal love. A story about a man and a woman establishing a family of longshoreman, centering on their love and struggle.
The film is a good set-in-per-WW2 ninky type film.
Nezumi Kozo Jirokichi
Nezumi Kozō is the nickname of Nakamura Jirokichi, a Japanese thief and folk hero who lived in Edo during the Edo period. His exploits have been commemorated in kabuki theatre, folk songs, jidaigeki, ...
Blood of Revenge
Asajiro lives between a rock and a hard place, he has to keep his business clean and running, tame his late oyabun's hot-blooded son and suffer the throes of his impossible love for beautiful geisha H...
Zatoichi and the Chess Expert
Zatoichi befriends a chess player, fights off angry relatives and tries to save a sick child. His luck is changing.
A film about the confrontation between two yakuza groups in the brutal Miike prison, which contained 1,500 inmates. The second film in the series Gambler / Bakuto directed by Shigehiro Ozawa.
The main character Tachibana Isaburo is released from prison and discovers that his boss is dead. He is offered to become the leader of the group, but refuses. A young fashion villain, a Yakuza boss w...
A fight over a territory affects the lives of three men!
Gamblers and Racketeers
Komatsu Takioka is boss of a Yakuza group rival to Masakichi Kijima boss of the Kikuya group which supports the town vendors unlike Takioka, who will stop at nothing to undermine the vendors and take ...
Samurai from Nowhere
Misawa Ihei is traveling with his wife, who dislikes sword fighting for prize money. The clan's chief counselor married the low-ranking Ihei to avoid becoming the clan lord's mistress. Oba Gunjuro is ...
Zatoichi's Flashing Sword
A young woman nursed blind masseur Zatoichi back to health after he was shot by a gang member. Zatoichi came to the village to repay his debt. The father of the young woman is being attacked by a gang...
Yakuza of Seki
A young yakuza, Yatappe, wanders around the country in search of his long-lost little sister, Oito. While traveling, he rescues a young girl, Osayo, whose father entrusts her to him with his dying wis...
The Third Will
The warlords overrun the country while the farmers are starving, and forced to become soldiers to keep the wolf from the door. The farmers are recruited in groups of fifteen. In Yaju's village, there...
New Tale of Zatoichi
Wishing to find peace, Zatoichi travels to his old village but only finds trouble when he ends up in a love triangle and finds old scores have followed him home.
A Wanderer's Notebook
Considered one of the finest late Naruses and a model of film biography, A Wanderer’s Notebook features remarkable performances by Hideko Takamine – Phillip Lopate calls it “probably her greatest perf...
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