List of the best Sonny Chiba movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Sonny Chiba'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 Sonny Chiba movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Sonny Chiba movies will be at the top of the list. Sonny Chiba has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Sonny Chiba movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Sonny Chiba films to end the squabble once and for all.
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List is made up of a variety of films, including Sister Street Fighter: Hanging by a Thread and Terror Beneath the Sea."This list answers the questions, "What are the best Sonny Chiba movies?" and "What are the greatest Sonny Chiba roles of all time?"
Directed by: Shigehiro OzawaThe Street Fighter, literally Clash, Killer Fist!, is a Japanese martial arts film released in 1974 and produced by Toei Company Ltd. It was released in the US by New Line Cinema and became one of... more
Directed by: Kinji FukasakuShogun'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 Fukasaku. The film is the first... more
Directed by: Mitsumasa SaitoG.I. Samurai is a 1979 Japanese feature length film focusing on the adventures of a modern day Japan Ground Self-Defense Force team that accidentally travels in time to the Warring States period. The... more
Directed by: Kinji FukasakuSamurai Reincarnation is a 1981 film starring Sonny Chiba and directed by Kinji Fukasaku. The film was based on the novel Makai Tensho. The film was nominated for three 'Awards of the Japanese... more
Directed by: Kinji FukasakuMessage 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 Morrow.... more
Directed by: Quentin TarantinoKill Bill: Volume 1 is a 2003 American martial arts film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino. the Bride, who swears revenge on a team of bad guys and their leader Bill after they try to end her... more
Directed by: Shigehiro OzawaReturn of the Street Fighter is a 1974 martial arts film and the second in a series starting with The Street Fighter starring Sonny Chiba. In this sequel, Martial artist Takuma Tsurugi returns to... more
ExecutionerSonny Chiba, Hiroyuki Sanada
Directed by: Teruo Ishii
Directed by: Kinji FukasakuBattles Without Honor and Humanity: Deadly Fight in Hiroshima is a 1973 Japanese yakuza film directed by Kinji Fukasaku. It is the second film in a five-part series that Fukasaku made in a span of... more
Directed by: Kazuhiko YamaguchiSister Street Fighter is a spin-off of The Street Fighter. The plot revolves around Lǐ Hóng-Lóng, the female martial artist of the title. When her brother Lǐ Wàn-Qīng is kidnapped by drug lords, she... more
Directed by: Shigehiro OzawaThe Street Fighter's Last Revenge is a 1974 martial arts film and the third in a series starting with The Street Fighter starring Sonny Chiba. The film is currently in public domain.... more
Shogun's NinjaSonny Chiba, Hiroyuki Sanada
Directed by: Norifumi SuzukiShogun's Ninja is an action adventure drama film directed by Noribumi Suzuki....
Directed by: Kinji FukasakuLegend 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
Directed by: Norifumi Suzuki
Directed by: Yukio NodaGolgo 13: Assignment Kowloon is a 1977 action movie starring Sonny Chiba as the international assassin Golgo 13. It was the second live-action movie based on the Golgo 13 manga.... more
Directed by: Kazuhiko YamaguchiChampion Of Death, also known as Karate Bullfighter, is a Japanese martial arts film made by the Toei Company in 1975. It was the first in a trilogy of films based on the manga Karate Baka Ichidai, a... more
Directed by: Teruo Ishii
Directed by: John GlenAces: Iron Eagle III is a 1992 American action film directed by John Glen and is the third installment of the Iron Eagle film series, with Louis Gossett, Jr. reprising his role as Col. Charles... more
Directed by: Mitsumasa SaitoNinja Wars is a 1982 action adventure fantasy film, written by Ei Ogawa and Futaro Yamada and directed by Kosei Saito.... more
Directed by: Yutaka KohiraKarate master Kazuma gets severely beaten and crippled by nefarious rival Nikaido. Kazuma trains his loyal daughter Yumi in the martial arts so she can exact a harsh revenge on Nikaido and his band... more
Directed by: Kinji FukasakuThe Triple Cross is a 1992 Japanese film, directed by Kinji Fukasaku.... more
Directed by: Kinji FukasakuThe Fall of Ako Castle is a 1978 Japanese historical martial arts period film, directed by Kinji Fukasaku. It depicts the story of the Forty-seven Ronin. The film is one of a series of period films... more
Directed by: Junya SatoSuper Express bullet train to explode if it starts to travel below 80 km/h -- the source of inspiration for the movie "Speed". The film was later shortened and reissued internationally as Crisis... more
Karate KibaSonny Chiba, Adolph Caesar
Directed by: Ryuichi Takamori, Simon NuchternKarate Kiba or Bodyguard Kiba is a martial-arts film starring Sonny Chiba, released in 1973 and based on an action manga by Ikki Kajiwara. A recut version was released in the U.S. in 1976 as The... more
Doberman DekaSonny Chiba
Directed by: Kinji FukasakuDoberman Deka is a hardboiled manga series written by Buronson and drawn by Shinji Hiramatsu. It was serialized in the Weekly Shōnen Jump manga anthology from 1975 throughout 1979 and was originally... more