Yôko Minamida

Yôko Minamida

Known For: Acting · Birthday: 1933-03-01 · Deathday: 2009-10-21 (76 years old) · Gender: Female · Place of Birth: Tokyo, Japan

70 Movies

Also Known As: Yoko Kitada · Yoko Minamida · Youko Minamida · 南田洋子

Biography

Yōko Minamida (南田 洋子, Minamida Yōko, March 1, 1933 – October 21, 2009) was a Japanese actress. She was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease in November 2008, and a television documentary was made about her condition and the efforts of her husband, actor Hiroyuki Nagato, to care for her. She died in Tokyo.

Movies & TV shows

2007.

1 Movie
Song of Goodbye

Song of Goodbye

2007
It is the second work of the Oita trilogy of Obayashi . Following " Nigori Snow ", Ise Masazo draws a song written by composers and songwriter "Farewell of 22 years old " as a motif and draws a story ...

2004.

1 Movie
The Motive

The Motive

2004
Four people are discovered brutally murdered in an up-scale high-rise apartment. All the victims appear to be family, but as the investigation deepens it is discovered that one of the victims isn't re...

1990.

1 Movie
Yellow Fangs

Yellow Fangs

1990
Based on actual events that occurred in Hokkaido, Japan, 1915. Rimeinzu: Utsukushiki yuusha-tachi tells the story of a group of bear hunters that are tracking a 900 pound brown bear nicknamed Red Spot...

1987.

1 Movie
This Love Story

This Love Story

1987
Life and love stories of stunt men and women.

1984.

1 Movie
Zero

Zero

1984
Two young men are recruited into the Japanese air force just before outbreak of WW2 by the test pilot of Japans new super fighter - the Zero. The movie is told in reverse from the point of one of the ...

1978.

2 Movies
Take Me Away!

Take Me Away!

1978
Kyoko met Tetsu during her trip to San Francisco. Soon they fell in love but getting married was not in his mind. They were to meet again back in Tokyo but Tetsu didn't turn up. She went to look for h...
At Noon

At Noon

1978
Tadao decides to comes back from Tokyo to live in his home town, in the countryside. He stays at his parents place and finds a job, repairing transistor and television. He catches up with his friend T...

1977.

3 Movies
Ame no meguri ai

Ame no meguri ai

1977
A Japanese film.
The Wild Daisy

The Wild Daisy

1977
Teenage cousins Masao and Tamiko fall in love when she comes to his riverside brewery house to take care of his sickly mother. Family objections ensue as Tamiko is older than Masao, and the two cannot...
House

House

1977
In order to find a sense of connection to her late mother, Gorgeous takes a trip to the country to visit her aunt at their ancestral house. She invites her friends to come with her. The girls discover...

1975.

1 Movie
Time of First Love

Time of First Love

1975
3 senior highschool girls help make a hot air balloon for a boy during their summer holidays and took up all sorts of part-time jobs in the course.

1974.

1 Movie
Karafuto 1945 Summer

Karafuto 1945 Summer

1974
The film is set in Karafuto after the radio broadcast of the Imperial Rescript on the Termination of the War. On August 15, 1945, Soviet forces invaded Karafuto. On August 20, the postal telegraph off...

1972.

1 Movie
The Kanto Scarlet Cherry Gang

The Kanto Scarlet Cherry Gang

1972
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?

1967.

3 Movies
The Domain: Where The Blade Enters

The Domain: Where The Blade Enters

1967
The Domain: Where The Blade Enters
The Domain: White Blade

The Domain: White Blade

1967
The Domain: White Blade
Portrait of Chieko

Portrait of Chieko

1967
Takamura, a poet and sculptor, marries a budding artist named Chieko who dreams of becoming an oil painter. When a series of hardships befall her family, she finds herself unable to confide in her hus...

1966.

2 Movies
Showdown of Men

Showdown of Men

1966
Part one.
Glorious Fights

Glorious Fights

1966
Takida is the leader of the Yamazaki family. When he battles violent elements in southern Japan, there is no tomorrow.

1965.

3 Movies
The Domain: The Naniwa Story

The Domain: The Naniwa Story

1965
Second film of Makino's Nihon Kyokakuden series set in Osaka's harbor. The series also known as "The Domain" Each a stand alone film in it's own, none are connected other than starring the famous Ken ...
The Domain: Kanto Legends of Chivalry

The Domain: Kanto Legends of Chivalry

1965
Third part of Nihon Kyokakuden series is set in Kanto in 1924. Ken Takakura playing a ship's mate befriending fish shop owners harassed by yakuza.

1964.

6 Movies
Gambler

Gambler

1964
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...
The Domain

The Domain

1964
The feud between the two delivery companies heated up when the head of Kibamasa fell ill.
Jakoman and Tetsu

Jakoman and Tetsu

1964
A criminal named Jakoman is scaring people. Jakoman and his associates were overthrown by the son of the head of one of the fish companies.
An Outlaw

An Outlaw

1964
In order to avenge the man who trapped him into a complicated drug deal, assassin Nanjo went on a solitary mission.
Prison Gambler

Prison Gambler

1964
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.

1963.

3 Movies
Beyond the Green Hills

Beyond the Green Hills

1963
Shinko Terasawa was always considered to be the odd ball of the bunch. At a time when romance was against school regulations, Shinko was the first to take a bite out of the forbidden fruit. Expelled f...
The Gambling Monk

The Gambling Monk

1963
One summer day, the chief monk of the Hojuin Temple dies. Harumichi rushes back to town hearing about his brother's death and requests for a grand funeral. He had been unwilling to take over the famil...
Kyu-chan, Draw Your Sword

Kyu-chan, Draw Your Sword

1963
A laid-back man tries to become a member of the yakuza.

1962.

3 Movies
The Rambler Returns Home

The Rambler Returns Home

1962
Final installment of THE WANDERING GUITARIST series.
Glass-Hearted Johnny

Glass-Hearted Johnny

1962
Joe Shishido is an ambitious bike racetrack tout who becomes inadvertently involved in a triangle with a vulnerable prostitutes and her brutal yakuza pimp.
The Guys Who Put Money on Me

The Guys Who Put Money on Me

1962
An unofficial sequel to Million Dollar Match (1961) which also starred Koji Wada as a young energetic boxer. This story deals more with betting action surrounding a boxing match, concentrating mostly ...

1961.

7 Movies
Ka-chan umi ga shitteru yo

Ka-chan umi ga shitteru yo

1961
The film was directed by Buichi Saito.
Pigs and Battleships

Pigs and Battleships

1
1961
Kinta and his lover Haruko, both involved with the yakuza, braved the post-occupation period with a goal to be together.
Joe of Aces: Gambling for a Living

Joe of Aces: Gambling for a Living

1961
A marine security officer stranded on the ocean in a small boat is rescued by a crew of buccaneers.
Tokyo Knights

Tokyo Knights

7
1961
A college student is running a business.
Quick Draw Joe

Quick Draw Joe

1961
One day, a lone horseman rides into town with a wounded man strapped behind him. Joe, the Ace, had captured one of the bandits who had held up the armored payroll car headed for the dam construction s...
The Man with a Shotgun

The Man with a Shotgun

1961
Ryoji arrives in a remote mountain town with a shotgun and claims to be a hunter. A web of trouble surrounds the town's mill.

1960.

5 Movies
Jungle Block

Jungle Block

1960
A doctor is sad. His sister's engagement was broken because of her disgrace.
The Rambler Rides Again

The Rambler Rides Again

1960
The Rambling guitarist starts his journey with more challenge waiting.
Return of the Vagabond

Return of the Vagabond

1960
The film is the 3rd in the famous "Wataridori" series. The young rambler, Shinji Taki, arrives in Sadogashima Island, Niigata, Japan. The beautiful girl named Noriko resembles the famous actress Rurik...
The Law's Bloody Wounds

The Law's Bloody Wounds

1960
An action masterpiece depicts the Brotherhood of a younger brother who breaks the gang rules and the law, and an older brother who prays for his brother's happiness while becoming a mobster.

1959.

5 Movies
Farewell to Southern Tosa

Farewell to Southern Tosa

1959
Story of an ex-con trying to go straight, but of course the old ways die hard.
A Turning to Hell

A Turning to Hell

1959
Maki, a porter at the Sakura Hotel, finds a body in Room No. 2 and picks up a piece of paper on which is written "one-third of the key", also the part of a key. From a newspaper he learns that the dea...

1958.

4 Movies
Stolen Desire

Stolen Desire

1958
A troupe of travelling actors who alternate highlights of kabuki theatre with strip shows are the subject of a ribald tale.
Voice Without a Shadow

Voice Without a Shadow

1958
Asako, a former telephone operator once heard the voice of a murder suspect which has continued to haunt her. Years later her husband invites his boss, Hamazaki, over for dinner and she realises his v...

1957.

4 Movies
The Flesh Is Weak

The Flesh Is Weak

1957
A woman who grew up in a prestigious household, begins to have an affair outside the marriage.
Dancing Sisters

Dancing Sisters

1957
It’s been five years since her husband had passed away. Fuyuko lives in the quiet suburbs, in a small but loving home with her three beautiful daughters. Haruko, the eldest, is the lead vocalist in a ...
A Sun-Tribe Myth from the Bakumatsu Era

A Sun-Tribe Myth from the Bakumatsu Era

1957
Saheji gets stuck at a high-class brothel when he can't pay the bill. He makes the best of his situation by performing various tasks amidst the tumult of the end of the shogunate, but always by making...
The Champion

The Champion

1957
Eikichi Yamashiro, who is a former contender for the boxing title, works as a manager at a Club Champion owned by his fiancé Natsuko’s father. He lost a title match five years ago as he was besotted b...

1956.

6 Movies
Tonari no yome

Tonari no yome

1956
A Japanese film.
The Happy Dancers

The Happy Dancers

1956
The song "Tokyo baka odori" was the subject of a Japanese film.
Hungry Soul

Hungry Soul

1956
Reiko, who tolerates abuse in her marriage to a man 23 years her senior, is friends with Mayumi, a beautiful widow. Reiko meets her husband’s business rival, a young, capable businessman, and falls fo...
Season of the Sun

Season of the Sun

1956
The film tells the story of a group of high school boxing team members who spend their days drinking, sailing and chasing girls, and who more often than not spend their nights getting into brawls. In ...
Hungry Soul, Part II

Hungry Soul, Part II

1956
A continuation of Hungry Soul, from the same year. Reiko, who tolerates abuse in her marriage to a man 23 years her senior, is friends with Mayumi, a beautiful widow. Reiko meets her husband’s busines...
Our Town

Our Town

1956
In 1906, after finishing a tough migrant job in the Philippines, Takichi has returned to Japan. He starts to work as a rickshaw driver, but his lover had died of an illness, leaving a baby girl, Hatsu...

1955.

3 Movies
A Girl Isn't Allowed to Love

A Girl Isn't Allowed to Love

1955
A Girl isn't Allowed to Love is a 1955 Japanese film directed by Teinosuke Kinugasa.
Princess Yang Kwei Fei

Princess Yang Kwei Fei

1955
The Emperor is grieving over the death of his wife. The family wants to consolidate their power over the court by giving the Emperor a consort. General An Lushan finds a distant relative working in th...
The Motherless

The Motherless

1955
Japanese drama film.

1954.

1 Movie
The Crucified Lovers

The Crucified Lovers

1954
Ishun is married to Osan. When Osan is accused of having an affair with Mohei, the pair flee the city and declare their love for each other. Ishun wants his men to separate them.

1953.

2 Movies
Zoku zoku jûdai no seiten

Zoku zoku jûdai no seiten

1953
Film directed by Eichi Koishi and starring Wakao Ayako
Jūdai no yūwaku

Jūdai no yūwaku

1953
The film was directed by Hisamatsu.
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