Kayo Matsuo (松尾 嘉代, Matsuo Kayo, born March 17, 1943 in Tokyo, Japan) is a Japanese actress. She retired from acting following the Kobe earthquake.
Movies & TV shows
Iemitsu, Hikoza and Isshin Tasuke - A National Crisis: Edo Castle in Danger
Yagyu Jubei, the finest swordsman in the land, is called upon to bare his blade to help Iemitsu keep his post. Meanwhile a fishmonger named Isshin Tasuke who bears an amazing resemblance to Shogun Iem...
Good Luck Love
Depicting the friendship of three boys in New York, Los Angeles and Tokyo.
The Imperial Navy
The true story of the final voyage and ultimate destruction and sinking of the battleship Yamato, Japan's greatest flagship during the Second World War, is being told in a lavish retelling.
The siege of Port Arthur is one of the most fortified positions in the world.
A large earthquake hits Tokyo, which was predicted by a seismologist but was ignored.
A Shogun who was senile sent his ninjas to kill his samurai. The samurai's wife was killed. The samurai traveled the countryside with his son in search of vengeance after his wife's death.
Political fixer Homei Yamaoka's misdeeds come to light, throwing Japanese politics into deadly confusion. But he's not going down without a fight.
Battles Without Honor and Humanity: Aftermath
Two Kyushu based yakuza groups are desperate for domaination of the area. When more powerful yakuza groups get involved in their power struggle, a group of childhood friends, belonging to different ya...
Hunter in the Dark
Yataro Tanigawa, a one-eyed hired assassin, impresses yakuza boss Gomyo Kiyoemon with his skill. Gomyo hires Tanigawa as his bodyguard, or yojimbo, to protect him during an inter-clan conflict. Taniga...
3 Movies · 2 TV shows
Kiichi Hogan, a master swordsman, wanders Japan in search of the Spanish swordsman who murdered his parents and slashed his throat 18 years before. The samurai has turned into the feared bounty hunter...
Professional Killers – Assassin's Quarry
An assassin is mistaken for a doctor and threatened by a band of masterless warriors, but they realize their mistake and retreat into the darkness. Days later, he is asked to kill the doctor's brother...
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.
A detective criminal tries to find out the truth after two police officers are shot dead and 150 guns are stolen.
The Water Margin
The Trail of Blood
In gang-plagued Japan, it's unlikely that a man can change and find peace. Jokichi of Mikogami, a drifter and hired sword, protects a woman in distress and then gets married, has a son and pursues his...
Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart at the River Styx
In the second film of the Lone Wolf and Cub series, Ogami Itto battles a group of female ninja in the employ of the Yagyu clan and must assassinate a traitor who plans to sell his clan's secrets to th...
The Vampire Doll
A man travels to the countryside to meet his fiancée. He was told by her mother that she had died in a car accident. He hears strange sounds at night and even sees someone that looks like his dead lov...
Sleepy Eyes of Death 12: Castle Menagerie
When you think that Kyoshiro's life can't get any stranger, someone starts running around raping and murdering, and leaving notes proudly proclaiming that he did it. Tracking down the real culprit wil...
The Domain: Severed Relations
The Domain: Severed Relations
The House of Wooden Blocks
Ichiro found his father in bed with his sister on his return from school. He decided to outdo his father in immoral behavior.
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....
New Prison Walls of Abashiri
Suehiro Katsuji fought gangs and Chinese merchants during the post-war period.
5th entry in the Bakuchi-uchi series.
Outlaw: Gangster VIP
Goro had grown up in the yakuza world. As an active member of the Mizuhara family crime syndicate, he expressed his loyalty by always putting himself in the forefront of every battle. Violence never b...
Outlaw: Gangster VIP 2
Goro wants to put his past behind him. He heads to Hirosaki City to offer his sympathies, but discovers that she is dead. She was pressed for money because she was taking care of her. Goro knows how t...
The Domain: White Blade
The Domain: White Blade
Also known as Libido.
Three men vs. gangsters in a fight involving smuggled gold.
Assignment Dragon No. 3
In late 1940 the Japanese were anxious to conclude peace in China and to that end sent Colonel Hidaka to inaugurate negotiations. He was mysteriously assassinated, however, when his car was blown up. ...
A young yakuza hitman named Goro does a job and needs to hideout away from Tokyo for a while. He hangs out with loose women and hard men and always manages to stay one step ahead of the law. In his ex...
Carmen from Kawachi
Like a girl runaway, Tsuyu moves to Osaka to work as a bar hostess. She meets the owner of a model school, Yoko, and seriously thinks about becoming a fashion model. Yoko tells her that she can move i...
Judo vs. Karate
A story of friendship between a lone wolf judo expert and a youth.
Hanjiro, a one eyed vagrant arrives in Okinoshima to save the town from a violent Yakuza group with the help of six handicapped guys.
Showdown of Men
Kiroku boards with a Roman Catholic family and falls for the daughter Michiko. He ignores his feelings, joins a gang, gets in fights and, eventually, becomes involved with the radical Kita Ikki group....
‘Tattooed Life' begins with a parasol wielding Yakuza assassin attacking a rickshaw. It almost looks like feudal Japan until somebody pulls a gun and we're reminded that it's the 20th century. Post-sh...
Story of a Prostitute
Volunteering as a "comfort woman" on the Manchurian front, where she is expected to service hundreds of soldiers, Harumi is commandeered by the brutal Lieutenant Narita but falls for the sensitive Mik...
Today is a new day. A youth hymn depicts a young truck driver growing up in love with a dream while being supported by his friends who are always close to him. A movie is based on a song.
The Beautiful Teenager
A boy who dreams of being a yakuza leader is reformed by a girl's pure love for him.
The Call of Blood
Two brothers seek revenge on the yakuza responsible for the death of their father.
The Sound of Waves
On a small island, inhabited by only fourteen hundred people, a young fisherman's son, Shinji falls in love with Hatsue, the daughter of the richest and most difficult man on the island. Despite their...
Gate of Flesh
In the shady black markets and bombed-out hovels of post–World War II Tokyo, a tough band of prostitutes eke out a dog-eat-dog existence, maintaining tenuous friendships and a semblance of order in a ...
The Flame of Devotion
The tragic tale of Kiyono, a young woman from the mountain who fell in love with Takuji, a fisherman's son, and her devotion to him during a time of war.
The Rambler Returns Home
Final installment of THE WANDERING GUITARIST series.
Japanese comedy film.
Season of Farewell
A touching story of a girl who sails away from her love to keep her family together.
A high-school vigilante protects his community from the extortions of mobsters from a neighbouring city.
Japanese comedy film.
My Second Brother
Four orphans living in an impoverished mining town are the subject of the film. An adaptation of a best-selling book based on the diary of a ten-year-old girl, it was one of the first films to deal wi...
A group of five, four men and one woman gather in the basement of a butcher shop to dig up a cache of morphine buried during the war. A grimly humorous tale of twisted relationships as one by one each...
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