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List of the best Hiroyuki Sanada movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Hiroyuki Sanada's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Hiroyuki Sanada movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Hiroyuki Sanada movies will be at the top of the list. Hiroyuki Sanada has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Hiroyuki Sanada movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Hiroyuki Sanada films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Hiroyuki Sanada role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Hiroyuki Sanada performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

The Last Samurai and The Wolverine are included on this list along with many more.

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The Twilight Samurai Hiroyuki Sanada, Rie Miyazawa, Tetsurō Tamba The Twilight Samurai or Tasogare Seibei is a 2002 Japanese film directed by Yoji Yamada. Set in mid-19th century Japan, a few years before the Meiji Restoration, it follows the life of Seibei ...more

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The Last Samurai Tom Cruise, Billy Connolly, Timothy Spall The Last Samurai is a 2003 American epic war film directed and co-produced by Edward Zwick, who also co-wrote the screenplay with John Logan. The film stars Tom Cruise, who also co-produced, as ...more

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The Wolverine is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Hiroyuki Sanada Movies
The Wolverine Hugh Jackman, Tao Okamoto, Rila Fukushima The Wolverine is a 2013 American superhero film directed by James Mangold, based on the Marvel Comics superhero. When Wolverine (Hugh Jackman) is summoned to Japan by an old acquaintance, he is ...more

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The Railway Man Nicole Kidman, Colin Firth, Stellan Skarsgård The Railway Man is a 2013 British–Australian-made war film directed by Jonathan Teplitzky. It is an adaptation of the bestselling autobiography of the same name by Eric Lomax, and stars Colin ...more

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The City of Your Final Destination Anthony Hopkins, Laura Linney, Charlotte Gainsbourg The City of Your Final Destination is a novel by American writer Peter Cameron. Most of the story takes place in a small town in Uruguay. The novel's beginning and ending chapters taking place ...more

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Sunshine Rose Byrne, Chris Evans, Mark Strong Sunshine is a 2007 British science fiction thriller film directed by Danny Boyle. The film was adapted from a screenplay written by Alex Garland about the crew of a spacecraft on a dangerous ...more

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Rush Hour Jackie Chan, Roselyn Sánchez, Chris Tucker Rush Hour is a 1998 American buddy action comedy film and the first installment in the Rush Hour series, directed by Brett Ratner and starring Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker. It was followed by ...more

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47 Ronin Keanu Reeves, Rinko Kikuchi, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa 47 Ronin is a 2013 American fantasy action film depicting a fictional account of the forty-seven Ronin, a real-life group of masterless samurai in 18th-century Japan who avenged the death of ...more

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Rasen Hiroyuki Sanada, Miki Nakatani, Kōichi Satō Rasen is a sequel to the movie Ring. It is directed by Jōji Iida and is based on the novel Spiral by Kōji Suzuki. Ring and its sequel Rasen were released in Japan at the same time. The studio ...more

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Ring Hiroyuki Sanada, Miki Nakatani, Yūko Takeuchi Ring is a 1998 Japanese mystery thriller film directed by Hideo Nakata, adapted from the novel Ring by Kôji Suzuki, which in turn draws on the Japanese folk tale Banchō Sarayashiki. The ...more

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Ninja in the Dragon's Den Hiroyuki Sanada, Hwang Jang-lee, Conan Lee Ninja in the Dragon's Den is a 1982 Hong Kong martial arts film written, choreographed and directed by Corey Yuen in his directorial debut, and starring Conan Lee, Hiroyuki Sanada and Hwang Jang

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Legend of the Eight Samurai Sonny Chiba, Hiroyuki Sanada, Hiroko Yakushimaru Legend of the Eight Samurai is a 1983 Japanese historical martial arts fantasy film, directed by Kinji Fukasaku. The script is adapted from a 1982 novel Shin Satomi Hakkenden by Toshio Kamata, a ...more

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The White Countess Ralph Fiennes, Vanessa Redgrave, Natasha Richardson The White Countess is a 2005 drama film directed by James Ivory. The screenplay by Kazuo Ishiguro focuses on a disparate group of displaced persons attempting to survive in Shanghai in the late

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The Promise Cecilia Cheung, Hiroyuki Sanada, Nicholas Tse The Promise is a 2005 Chinese epic fantasy film directed by Chen Kaige, starring Jang Dong-gun, Hiroyuki Sanada, Cecilia Cheung and Nicholas Tse. It is loosely adapted from The Kunlun Slave, a ...more

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Speed Racer Christina Ricci, Susan Sarandon, John Goodman Speed Racer is a 2008 American sports action film based on the Japanese anime and manga series of the same name by Tatsunoko Productions. The film was written and directed by The Wachowskis, and ...more

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Rush Hour 3 Sarah Shahi, Jackie Chan, Roman Polanski Rush Hour 3 is a 2007 martial arts/action-comedy-Adventure film, and the third and final installment in the Rush Hour series, starring Jackie Chan as Inspector Lee and Chris Tucker as Detective ...more

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First Love Hiroyuki Sanada, Mieko Harada, Rena Tanaka First Love is a 2000 romance film directed by Tecuo Šinohara.

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Ring 2 Hiroyuki Sanada, Kyoko Fukada, Miki Nakatani Ring 2, directed by Hideo Nakata, is the sequel to the Japanese horror film, Ring. Ring was originally a novel written by Koji Suzuki; its sequel, Rasen, was also adapted into a movie as the ...more

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Hero Interview Hiroyuki Sanada, Yōsuke Eguchi, Masato Hagiwara Hero interview is a 1994 romance film written by Shinji Nojima and directed by Michio Mitsuno.

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Murder on D Street Hiroyuki Sanada, Kyusaku Shimada, Yumi Yoshiyuki Murder on D Street is a 1998 Japanese film directed by Akio Jissoji based on a novel by Edogawa Rampo.

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Ninja Wars Sonny Chiba, Hiroyuki Sanada, Akira Nakao Ninja Wars is a 1982 action adventure fantasy film, written by Ei Ogawa and Futaro Yamada and directed by Kosei Saito.

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Executioner Sonny Chiba, Hiroyuki Sanada, Yasuaki Kurata

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The Dagger of Kamui Hiroyuki Sanada, Takeshi Aono, Kaneto Shiozawa The Dagger of Kamui is a Japanese novel series by Tetsu Yano released by Kadokawa Shoten from 1984 to 1985. The series was adapted in 1985 into an anime film directed by Rintaro and animated by ...more

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Nemuranai Machi: Shinjuku Same Tadanobu Asano, Hiroyuki Sanada, Eiji Okuda Nemuranai Machi: Shinjuku Same, which is known in English as The City That Never Sleeps: Shinjuku Shark is a 1993 Japanese film, which was directed by Yōjirō Takita. The movie stars Hiroyuki ...more

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Shogun's Samurai Toshiro Mifune, Sonny Chiba, Hiroyuki Sanada Shogun's Samurai, also known as "The Yagyu Clan Conspiracy" and "Intrigue of the Yagyu Clan", is a 1978 Japanese historical martial arts period film, directed by Kinji ...more

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Onmyoji Hiroyuki Sanada, Akira Emoto, Hideaki Ito Onmyouji is a Japanese movie that was released in 2001 and sent to the US in 2004. Directed by Yōjirō Takita, it tells of the exploits of Abe no Seimei, in Middle Ages, the Onmyouji from the ...more

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Sharaku Hiroyuki Sanada Sharaku is a 1995 Japanese drama film directed by Masahiro Shinoda. It was entered into the 1995 Cannes Film Festival.

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Shogun's Ninja Sonny Chiba, Hiroyuki Sanada, Tetsurō Tamba Shogun's Ninja is an action adventure drama film directed by Noribumi Suzuki.

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Yellow Fangs Hiroyuki Sanada, Bunta Sugawara, Isao Natsuyagi Yellow Fangs is a 1990 film written by Shigeko Satô and directed by Shin'ichi Chiba.

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The Shogun Assassins Hiroyuki Sanada, Tetsurō Tamba, Yorozuya Kinnosuke The Shogun Assassins is a 1979 action drama film written by Kazuo Kasahara, Isao Matsumoto and Sadao Nakajima and directed by Sadao Nakajima.

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Message from Space Vic Morrow, Sonny Chiba, Hiroyuki Sanada Message from Space is a film directed by Kinji Fukasaku, one of the co-directors of Tora! Tora! Tora!. The film stars Sonny Chiba, Etsuko Shihomi, and in a rare foreign film appearance, Vic ...more

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Kaitō Ruby is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Hiroyuki Sanada Movies
Kaitō Ruby Hiroyuki Sanada, Kyôko Koizumi Kaitō Ruby is a 1988 Japanese film directed by Makoto Wada.

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Made in Japan is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Hiroyuki Sanada Movies
Made in Japan Hiroyuki Sanada, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Ittoku Kishibe We Are Not Alone is a 1993 Japanese film directed by Yōjirō Takita.

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Byôin e ikô is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Hiroyuki Sanada Movies
Byôin e ikô Hiroyuki Sanada, Tsuyoshi Ihara, Ren Osugi Byôin e ikô is a 1990 comedy drama film written by Nobuyuki Isshiki and directed by Yôjirô Takita.