The Best Tetsuro Tamba Movies  

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

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

Items here include everything from The Cat Returns to Harakiri.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Tetsuro Tamba movies?" and "What are the greatest Tetsuro Tamba roles of all time?"
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Ernest Borgnine, Tanvi Azmi, Akira Emoto
11'09"1 September 11 is a 2002 international film composed of 11 contributions from different filmmakers, each from a different country. Each gave their own vision of the events in New York ...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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David Chiang, Tetsurō Tamba, Danny Lee
The Water Margin, also known Outlaws of the Marsh and Seven Blows Of The Dragon, is a 1972 Hong Kong film adapted from the Chinese classical novel Water Margin. It was produced by the Shaw ...more
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Aki Maeda, Tetsurō Tamba, Takayuki Yamada
The Cat Returns is a 2002 Japanese animated drama film directed by Hiroyuki Morita of Studio Ghibli. A spin-off of Whisper of the Heart, it was theatrically released in Japan on July 19, 2002 ...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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Sean Connery, Donald Pleasence, Lois Maxwell
You Only Live Twice is the fifth spy film in the James Bond series, and the fifth to star Sean Connery as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond. The film's screenplay was written by Roald Dahl, and ...more
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Bolo Yeung, David Chiang, Tetsurō Tamba
All Men Are Brothers, also known as Seven Soldiers of Kung Fu, is a 1975 Hong Kong wuxia film based on the Chinese classical novel Water Margin. The film was produced by the Shaw Brothers Studio ...more
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James Earl Jones, Toshiro Mifune, Sonny Chiba
The Bushido Blade is a 1981 film, directed by Tom Kotani. Sonny Chiba, Toshiro Mifune, Mako, Laura Gemser and James Earl Jones appear in this movie. This was Richard Boone's last film
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Naoto Takenaka, Tetsurō Tamba, Keiko Matsuzaka
The Happiness of the Katakuris is a 2001 film directed by Takashi Miike, with screenplay by Kikumi Yamagishi. It is loosely based on the South Korean film The Quiet Family. The film is a surreal ...more
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Tetsurō Tamba, Masahiko Tsugawa, Rentarō Mikuni
A Taxing Woman's Return, also titled A Taxing Woman 2 is a 1988 Japanese comedy film written and directed by Juzo Itami. It is the sequel to Itami's 1987 comedy A Taxing Woman. As in A Taxing ...more
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Tetsurō Tamba, Kyusaku Shimada, Masaya Kato
Tokyo: The Last War is a tokusatsu dark fantasy/historical fiction film directed by Takashige Ichise and distributed by Toho Studios. It is an adaptation of the eleventh book of the Teito ...more
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William Holden, Susannah York, Capucine
The 7th Dawn is a 1964 drama film starring William Holden, Capucine and Tetsuro Tamba. The film set in the Malayan Emergency was based on the novel The Durian Tree by Michael Keon and filmed on ...more
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Bud Spencer, Peter Graves, Tetsurō Tamba
The Five Man Army is an Italian Zapata spaghetti western film taking place during the Mexican Revolution. The film was directed by Don Taylor and featured a script by a young Dario Argento. ...more
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Philip Kwok, Yukari Oshima, Louis Fan
Riki-Oh: The Story of Ricky is a 1991 Hong Kong martial arts film written and directed by Lam Nai-choi, and based on the Japanese manga Riki-Oh by Masahiko Takajo and Saruwatari Tetsuya. The ...more
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Carroll Baker, James Shigeta, Tetsurō Tamba
Bridge to the Sun is a 1961 film, directed by Etienne Périer, starring Carroll Baker, James Shigeta, James Yagi, Tetsuro Tamba, and Sean Garrison. It is based on the 1957 autobiography ...more
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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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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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Sonny Chiba, Tetsurō Tamba, Etsuko Shihomi
Karate Bearfighter is a Japanese martial arts film made by Toei Company in 1975 and directed by Kazuhiko Yamaguchi. It is the second installment of a trilogy of films based on the manga Karate ...more
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Lorne Greene ... Marshall Cole, Tetsurō Tamba, Nobuo Nakamura
Nihon Chinbotsu is a 1973 film directed by Shiro Moritani. It is based on the novel Japan Sinks by Sakyo Komatsu, published the same year. The film stars Lorne Greene, Keiju Kobayashi, Hiroshi ...more
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Takashi Shimura, Tetsurō Tamba, Akihiko Hirata
Prophecies of Nostradamus also known as The Last Days of Planet Earth or Catastrophe: 1999 is a 1974 disaster film by Toshio Masuda, inspired by the prophecies of Nostradamus. The film credits ...more
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Sonny Chiba, Tetsurō Tamba, Kenichi Endō
Deadly Outlaw: Rekka is a 2002 Japanese yakuza film directed by Takashi Miike starring Riki Takeuchi and Sonny Chiba.
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Tetsurō Tamba, Hiroyuki Nagato, Takeshi Katô
Pigs and Battleships is a 1961 Japanese film by director Shohei Imamura.
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Mako Iwamatsu, Tetsurō Tamba, Yoshi Katō
Silence is a 1971 Japanese drama film directed by Masahiro Shinoda based on the novel of the same name by Shusaku Endo on the entry of Jesuit missionaries to seventeenth century Japan. Mainly ...more
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Tetsurō Tamba, Eitarô Ozawa, Shima Iwashita
Assassination, also known as The Assassin, is a 1964 film directed by Masahiro Shinoda.
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Shintaro Ishihara, Tetsurō Tamba, Mutsuhiro Toura
Samurai Spy, also known as Spy Hunter, is a 1965 film directed by Masahiro Shinoda, based on a novel by Koji Nakada. The legendary samurai Sasuke Sarutobi tracks the spy Nojiri, while a ...more