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The Best Takeshi Kaneshiro Movies

Updated October 2, 2019 294 votes 122 voters 11.0k views24 items

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List of the best Takeshi Kaneshiro movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Takeshi Kaneshiro'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 Takeshi Kaneshiro movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Takeshi Kaneshiro movies will be at the top of the list. Takeshi Kaneshiro has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Takeshi Kaneshiro movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Takeshi Kaneshiro films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

Items here include everything from School Days to China Dragon.

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    House of Flying Daggers is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Takeshi Kaneshiro Movies
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    House of Flying Daggers

    Zhang Ziyi, Andy Lau

    Released2004

    Directed byZhang Yimou

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    Red Cliff is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Takeshi Kaneshiro Movies
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    Red Cliff

    Zhao Wei, Tony Leung Chiu Wai

    Released2008

    Directed byJohn Woo

    Red Cliff is a Chinese epic film from 2008-2009, based on the Battle of Red Cliffs and the... more on Wikipedia
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    Red Cliff II is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Takeshi Kaneshiro Movies
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    Red Cliff II

    Zhao Wei, Tony Leung Chiu Wai

    Released2009

    Directed byJohn Woo

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    The Warlords is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Takeshi Kaneshiro Movies
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    The Warlords

    Jet Li, Andy Lau

    Released2007

    Directed byPeter Chan, Wai Man Yip

    The Warlords, previously known as The Blood Brothers, is a 2007 epic war film directed by... more on Wikipedia

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    Perhaps Love is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Takeshi Kaneshiro Movies
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    Perhaps Love

    Takeshi Kaneshiro, Jin-hee Ji

    Released2005

    Directed byPeter Chan

    Perhaps Love is a 2005 film directed by Peter Chan, written by Oi Wah Lam and Raymond To, and... more on Wikipedia
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    Fallen Angels is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Takeshi Kaneshiro Movies
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    Fallen Angels

    Takeshi Kaneshiro, Michelle Reis

    Released1995

    Directed byWong Kar-wai

    Fallen Angels is a 1995 Hong Kong movie written and directed by Wong Kar-wai, starring Leon... more on Wikipedia
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    Chungking Express is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Takeshi Kaneshiro Movies
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    Chungking Express

    Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Faye Wong

    Released1994

    Directed byWong Kar-wai

    Chungking Express is a 1994 Hong Kong drama film written and directed by Wong Kar-wai. The... more on Wikipedia

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    Dragon is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Takeshi Kaneshiro Movies
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    Dragon

    Donnie Yen, Takeshi Kaneshiro

    Released2011

    Directed byPeter Chan

    Dragon is a 2011 Hong Kong-Chinese martial arts film directed by Peter Chan, and starring... more on Wikipedia
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    Turn Left, Turn Right is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Takeshi Kaneshiro Movies
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    Turn Left, Turn Right

    Takeshi Kaneshiro, Gigi Leung

    Released2003

    Directed byWai Ka-fai, Johnnie To

    Turn Left, Turn Right is a 2003 joint Hong Kong-Singaporean romance film, filmed in Taipei,... more on Wikipedia
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    Sleepless Town is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Takeshi Kaneshiro Movies
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    Sleepless Town

    Takeshi Kaneshiro, Seijun Suzuki

    Released1998

    Directed byChi-Ngai Lee

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    Lost and Found is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Takeshi Kaneshiro Movies
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    Lost and Found

    Takeshi Kaneshiro, Kelly Chen

    Released1996

    Directed byChi-Ngai Lee

    Lost and Found is a 1996 Hong Kong film written and directed by Lee Chi-Ngai. It stars Kelly... more on Wikipedia
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    Confession of Pain is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Takeshi Kaneshiro Movies
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    Confession of Pain

    Shu Qi, Tony Leung Chiu Wai

    Released2006

    Directed byAlan Mak, Andrew Lau

    Confession of Pain is a 2006 Hong Kong crime drama film directed by Andrew Lau and Alan Mak,... more on Wikipedia
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    School Days is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Takeshi Kaneshiro Movies
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    School Days

    Takeshi Kaneshiro, Jimmy Lin

    Released1995

    Directed byChu Yen-ping

    School Days is a 1995 Taiwan teen drama film distributed for Hong Kong. Starring Jimmy Lin,... more on Wikipedia
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    Returner is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Takeshi Kaneshiro Movies
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    Returner

    Takeshi Kaneshiro, Anne Suzuki

    Released2002

    Directed byTakashi Yamazaki

    Returner is a 2002 Japanese science fiction film, directed by Takashi Yamazaki and starring... more on Wikipedia

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    Dr. Wai in "The Scripture with is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Takeshi Kaneshiro Movies

    Released1996

    Directed byChing Siu-tung

    Dr. Wai in "The Scripture with No Words" is a 1996 Hong Kong action film directed by Ching... more on Wikipedia
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    Downtown Torpedoes is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Takeshi Kaneshiro Movies
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    Downtown Torpedoes

    Takeshi Kaneshiro, Charlie Young

    Released1997

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    Report to the Squad Leader 3 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Takeshi Kaneshiro Movies
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    Report to the Squad Leader 3

    Takeshi Kaneshiro, Richie Ren

    Released1994

    Directed byAo Hsin Chin

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    Young Policemen In Love is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Takeshi Kaneshiro Movies
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    Young Policemen In Love

    Takeshi Kaneshiro, Charlie Young

    Released1995

    Directed byChu Yen-ping

    Young Policemen In Love is a 1995 joint Taiwan and Hong Kong action comedy film directed by... more on Wikipedia
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    China Dragon is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Takeshi Kaneshiro Movies
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    China Dragon

    Takeshi Kaneshiro, Tony Halme

    Released1995

    Directed byChu Yen-ping

    China Dragon is a 1995 action comedy film directed by Yen-ping Chu.amazon_watch buy button
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    K-20: Legend of the Mask is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Takeshi Kaneshiro Movies
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    K-20: Legend of the Mask

    Takeshi Kaneshiro, Takako Matsu

    Released2008

    Directed byShimako Sato

    K-20: Legend of the Mask at film festivals, The Fiend with Twenty Faces on home video in the... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button
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    Tempting Heart is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Takeshi Kaneshiro Movies
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    Tempting Heart

    Takeshi Kaneshiro, Gigi Leung

    Released1999

    Directed bySylvia Chang

    Tempting Heart is a 1999 movie, directed and co-written by Sylvia Chang, starring Takeshi... more on Wikipedia
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    Anna Magdalena is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Takeshi Kaneshiro Movies
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    Anna Magdalena

    Leslie Cheung, Takeshi Kaneshiro

    Released1998

    Directed byYee Chung-Man

    Anna Magdalena is a 1998 Hong Kong film starring Aaron Kwok, Kelly Chen and Takeshi Kaneshiro.... more on Wikipedia
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    Odd One Dies is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Takeshi Kaneshiro Movies
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    Odd One Dies

    Takeshi Kaneshiro, Lam Suet

    Released1997

    Directed byPatrick Yau

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    Too Tired to Die is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Takeshi Kaneshiro Movies
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    Too Tired to Die

    Mira Sorvino, Gretchen Mol

    Released1998

    Directed byWonsuk Chin

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