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

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

Examples of films on this list: Today We Kill, Tomorrow We Die!, Battle of Okinawa and many more.

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Tatsuya Nakadai, Tetsurō Tamba, Akiji Kobayashi - Harakiri is a Japanese jidaigeki film directed by Masaki Kobayashi. The story takes place between 1619 and 1630 during the Edo period and the reign of the Tokugawa shogunate. It tells the story ...more

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Tatsuya Nakadai, Kenichi Hagiwara, Kaori Momoi - Kagemusha is a 1980 film by Akira Kurosawa. In Japanese, kagemusha is a term used to denote a political decoy. It is set in the Sengoku period of Japanese history and tells the story of a ...more

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Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Tatsuya Nakadai - Yojimbo is a 1961 jidaigeki film directed by Akira Kurosawa. It tells the story of a rōnin, portrayed by Toshiro Mifune, who arrives in a small town where competing crime lords vie for ...more

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Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Tatsuya Nakadai - High and Low is a 1963 police procedural crime drama film directed by Akira Kurosawa, starring Toshiro Mifune, Tatsuya Nakadai and Kyōko Kagawa. The film is loosely based on King's Ransom, by Ed ...more

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Toshiro Mifune, Tatsuya Nakadai, Yūzō Kayama - The Sword of Doom, is a jidaigeki film released in 1966. It was directed by Kihachi Okamoto and stars Tatsuya Nakadai. It was based on the serial novel of the same title by Kaizan Nakazato.

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Tatsuya Nakadai, Susumu Terajima, Jinpachi Nezu - Ran is a 1985 Japanese-French jidaigeki epic film directed and co-written by Akira Kurosawa. The film stars Tatsuya Nakadai as Hidetora Ichimonji, an aging Sengoku-era warlord who decides to ...more

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Tatsuya Nakadai, Machiko Kyō, Kyōko Kishida - The Face of Another is a 1966 Japanese film directed by Hiroshi Teshigahara and based on the novel of the same name written by Kōbō Abe. The story follows an engineer, Okuyama, whose face is ...more

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Takashi Shimura, Tatsuya Nakadai, Tetsurō Tamba - Kwaidan is a 1964 Japanese anthology horror film directed by Masaki Kobayashi. It is based on stories from Lafcadio Hearn's collections of Japanese folk tales, mainly Kwaidan: Stories and ...more

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Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Tatsuya Nakadai - Sanjuro is a 1962 black-and-white Japanese samurai film directed by Akira Kurosawa and starring Toshiro Mifune. It is a sequel to Kurosawa's 1961 Yojimbo. Originally an adaptation of the Shūgorō ...more

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Toshiro Mifune, Tatsuya Nakadai, Etsuko Ichihara - Samurai Rebellion is a 1967 Japanese film directed by Masaki Kobayashi. Its original Japanese title is Jōi-uchi: Hairyō tsuma shimatsu, which translates approximately as "Rebellion: Result ...more

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Michelle Reis, Tatsuya Nakadai, Roy Cheung - The Wicked City is a 1992 science fiction film directed by Peter Mak and produced by Tsui Hark. It is a live-action film adaptation of the Japanese anime of the same name, which in turn is based ...more

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Bud Spencer, Tatsuya Nakadai, William Berger - Oggi a me... domani a te! is a 1968 Italian spaghetti western film. It is the directorial debut of Tonino Cervi.

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Tatsuya Nakadai, Tetsurō Tamba, Yorozuya Kinnosuke - Goyokin is a 1969 jidaigeki film co-written and directed by Hideo Gosha. Set during the late Tokugawa era, the story follows a reclusive ronin who is trying to atone for past transgressions. In ...more

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Tatsuya Nakadai, Machiko Kyō, Jun Hamamura - Odd Obsession is a 1959 Japanese drama film directed by Kon Ichikawa. It was entered into the 1960 Cannes Film Festival, where it won the Jury Prize. It was based on the novel The Key, by ...more

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Tatsuya Nakadai, Hideyo Amamoto, Yorozuya Kinnosuke - Portrait of Hell is a Japanese jidaigeki film directed by Shirō Toyoda and starring Tatsuya Nakadai and Kinnosuke Nakamura. It is based on the 1918 short story Hell Screen by Ryūnosuke

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Tatsuya Nakadai, Eijirō Tōno, Tadao Nakamaru - Kill! is a 1968 film directed by Kihachi Okamoto, written by Akira Murao, Kihachi Okamoto, and Shūgorō Yamamoto and starring Tatsuya Nakadai.

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Tatsuya Nakadai, Ichikawa Raizō VIII, Ganjirō Nakamura - Enjo is a 1958 Japanese film directed by Kon Ichikawa and adapted from the Yukio Mishima novel The Temple of the Golden Pavilion. It stands as one of his better known films. Also known as ...more

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Hitokiri Yukio Mishima, Shintaro Katsu, Tatsuya Nakadai - Hitokiri is a 1969 Japanese samurai film directed by Hideo Gosha set during the end of the Tokugawa Shogunate. It is notable for starring the famous author Yukio Mishima.

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Tatsuya Nakadai, Hisashi Igawa, Mieko Harada - After the Rain is a 1999 Japanese film. The story is based on the last script written by Akira Kurosawa and is directed by his former assistant director of 28 years, Takashi Koizumi. It was ...more

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Tatsuya Nakadai, Tetsurō Tamba, Hisashi Igawa -

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The Scandalous Adventures of Buraikan Tatsuya Nakadai, Tetsurō Tamba, Akiji Kobayashi - The Scandalous Adventures of Buraikan is a 1970 Japanese film directed by Masahiro Shinoda. It was Japan's submission to the 43rd Academy Awards for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language ...more

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Tatsuya Nakadai, Keiko Awaji, Eitarô Ozawa - When a Woman Ascends the Stairs is a 1960 Japanese drama film directed by Mikio Naruse.

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Tatsuya Nakadai, Nobuko Otowa, Hideko Takamine - Immortal Love is a 1961 Japanese drama film directed by Keisuke Kinoshita. It was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.

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Black River is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Tatsuya Nakadai Movies
Black River Tatsuya Nakadai, Isuzu Yamada, Keiko Awaji - Black River is a 1957 Japanese film directed by Masaki Kobayashi. The story follows a university student who moves into an apartment building and becomes involved with a waitress. The landlord ...more

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Fumō Chitai is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Tatsuya Nakadai Movies
Fumō Chitai Andrew Hughes, Shiho Fujimura, Isao Yamagata - Fumō Chitai is a novel by Toyoko Yamasaki. It has been adapted into a movie in 1976 and then twice as a television mini-series in 1979 and 2009.

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Tatsuya Nakadai, Hideyo Amamoto, Tetsurō Tamba - Battle of Okinawa is a 1971 Japanese war film directed by Kihachi Okamoto from a screenplay by Kaneto Shindo with effects by Teruyoshi Nakano. It was released on a limited basis in the US by ...more

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Tatsuya Nakadai, Toru Emori, Tomisaburo Wakayama -

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Zatoichi: The Festival of Fire is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Tatsuya Nakadai Movies
Shintaro Katsu, Tatsuya Nakadai, Peter - Zatoichi: The Festival of Fire is a drama film directed by Kenji Misumi.

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Tatsuya Nakadai, Masako Natsume, Tetsurō Tamba - Onimasa is a 1982 Japanese film directed by Hideo Gosha. It was Japan's submission to the 55th Academy Awards for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, but was not accepted as a

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Tatsuya Nakadai, Kōji Yakusho, Yoshio Harada - Hunter in the Dark is a 1979 action adventure drama film written and directed by Hideo Gosha.

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Haru's Journey Tatsuya Nakadai, Akira Emoto, Teruyuki Kagawa - Haru's Journey is a 2010 drama film written and directed by Masahiro Kobayashi.

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A Soldier's Prayer Tatsuya Nakadai, Chishū Ryū, Taketoshi Naitô - A Soldier's Prayer is a 1961 Japanese film directed by Masaki Kobayashi. It is the third part of The Human Condition trilogy.

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Gô-hime Tatsuya Nakadai, Rie Miyazawa, Hisashi Igawa - Gô-hime is a 1992 historical drama film written by Genpei Akasegawa and Hiroshi Teshigahara and directed by Hiroshi Teshigahara.

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Tatsuya Nakadai, Masakane Yonekura, Masaya Takahashi - Belladonna, also known as "The Tragedy of Belladonna", is a 1973 feature film produced by the Japanese animation studio Mushi Production and distributor Nippon Herald Films. Directed ...more

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Rise, Fair Sun Tatsuya Nakadai - Rise, Fair Sun is a 1973 Japanese drama film directed by Kei Kumai. It was entered into the 24th Berlin International Film Festival.

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Tōki Rakujitsu Tatsuya Nakadai, Julie Dreyfus, Yoshiko Mita - Tōki Rakujitsu is a Japanese film released in 1992, which was directed by Seijirō Kōyama. It is about the Japanese scientist Hideyo Noguchi. It is based on two biographical novels, Tōki ...more

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Bandits vs. Samurai Squadron Tatsuya Nakadai, Tetsurō Tamba, Keiko Matsuzaka - Bandits vs. Samurai Squadron is a 1978 Japanese film directed by Hideo Gosha.