Best George Takei movies

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Best George Takei movies
We present our ranking of the best George Takei movies. Do you love cinema? Or are you looking for a movie of your favorite actor to watch tonight? Surely you have some to see or that you did not know yet about George Takei.

TOP 25:
Ninja Cheerleaders
Ninja Cheerleaders
Character: Hiroshi
Genre: Action, Comedy
Release: 2008
3 college cheerleaders use their martial arts know-how to save their Sensei from mafia kidnappers, but must keep their extra curricular activities a secret in order to make it into an Ivy League school.

TOP 24:
You Don't Mess with the Zohan
You Don't Mess with the Zohan
Character: George Takei
Genre: Action, Comedy
Release: 2008
An Israeli counterterrorism soldier with a secretly fabulous ambition to become a Manhattan hairstylist. Zohan's desire runs so deep that he'll do anything -- including faking his own death and going head-to-head with an Arab cab driver -- to make his dreams come true.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Emmanuelle Chriqui movies?


TOP 23:
Star Trek V: The Final Frontier
Star Trek V: The Final Frontier
Character: Cmdr. Hikaru Sulu
Genre: Science Fiction, Action, Adventure, Thriller
Release: 1989
Capt. Kirk and his crew must deal with Mr. Spock's half brother who kidnaps three diplomats and hijacks the Enterprise in his obsessive search for God.

TOP 22:
Free Birds
Free Birds
Character: S.T.E.V.E. (voice)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Release: 2013
Two turkeys from opposite sides of the tracks must put aside their differences and team up to travel back in time to change the course of history—and get turkey off the holiday menu for good.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Amy Poehler movies?

TOP 21:
Larry Crowne
Larry Crowne
Character: Dr. Matsutani
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 2011
When he suddenly finds himself without his long-standing blue-collar job, Larry Crowne enrolls at his local college to start over. There, he becomes part of an eclectic community of students and develops a crush on his teacher.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Pam Grier movies?


TOP 20:
The Green Berets
The Green Berets
Character: Captian Nim
Genre: War, Drama
Release: 1968
Col. Mike Kirby picks two teams of crack Green Berets for a mission in South Vietnam. First off is to build and control a camp that is trying to be taken by the enemy the second mission is to kidnap a North Vietnamese General

TOP 19:
Never So Few
Never So Few
Character: Soldier in Hospital (uncredited)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Release: 1959
A U.S. military troop takes command of a band of Burmese guerillas during World War II.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Steve McQueen movies?

TOP 18:
The Great Buck Howard
The Great Buck Howard
Character: George Takei
Genre: Comedy
Release: 2008
When a law school dropout answers an advertisement to be a personal assistant he unknowingly signs on to work for a belligerent has-been magician struggling to resurrect his career. This leads to a journey across the country staging the comeback of a lifetime.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Stacey Travis movies?


TOP 17:
Do I Sound Gay?
Do I Sound Gay?
Character: Himself
Genre: Documentary
Release: 2015
What makes a voice “gay”? A breakup with his boyfriend sets journalist David Thorpe on a quest to unravel a linguistic mystery.

TOP 16:
Entourage
Entourage
Character: George Takei
Genre: Comedy
Release: 2015
Movie star Vincent Chase, together with his boys, Eric, Turtle and Johnny, are back…and back in business with super agent-turned-studio head Ari Gold. Some of their ambitions have changed, but the bond between them remains strong as they navigate the capricious and often cutthroat world of Hollywood.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Emily Ratajkowski movies?

TOP 15:

Mulan II

Mulan II
Character: First Ancestor
Genre: Action, Animation, Comedy, Family
Release: 2004
Fa Mulan gets the surprise of her young life when her love, Captain Li Shang asks for her hand in marriage. Before the two can have their happily ever after, the Emperor assigns them a secret mission, to escort three princesses to Chang'an, China. Mushu is determined to drive a wedge between the couple after he learns that he will lose his guardian job if Mulan marries into the Li family.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Pat Morita movies?


TOP 14:

Star Trek: The Motion Picture

Star Trek: The Motion Picture
Character: Lt. Cmdr. Hikaru Sulu
Genre: Adventure, Mystery, Science Fiction
Release: 1979
When a destructive space entity is spotted approaching Earth, Admiral Kirk resumes command of the Starship Enterprise in order to intercept, examine, and hopefully stop it.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best William Shatner movies?

TOP 13:

Walk Don't Run

Walk Don't Run
Character: Police Captain
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Release: 1966
British industrialist Sir William Rutland - "Bill" to his friends - is in Tokyo on a business trip during the time of the Summer Olympic Games there in 1964. Having actually arrived in Tokyo two days before his original planned arrival, he has problems finding a hotel room because of the Olympics. Spotting an ad posted on a British Embassy message board of a room available to sublet, Bill is able to wrangle his way into the apartment of Christine Easton, who is renting out the sitting room of her one-bedroom apartment as a bedroom for the duration of the Olympics. Bill's short-term living situation in Christine's sitting room is despite her solely wanting a female roommate.

TOP 12:

Star Trek III: The Search for Spock

Star Trek III: The Search for Spock
Character: Hikaru Sulu
Genre: Science Fiction, Action, Adventure, Thriller
Release: 1984
Admiral Kirk and his bridge crew risk their careers stealing the decommissioned Enterprise to return to the restricted Genesis planet to recover Spock's body.

TOP 11:

Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country

Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country
Character: Hikaru Sulu
Genre: Science Fiction, Action, Adventure, Thriller
Release: 1991
On the eve of retirement, Kirk and McCoy are charged with assassinating the Klingon High Chancellor and imprisoned. The Enterprise crew must help them escape to thwart a conspiracy aimed at sabotaging the last best hope for peace.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Christopher Plummer movies?


TOP 10:

Scooby-Doo! and the Samurai Sword

Scooby-Doo! and the Samurai Sword
Character: Old Man Samurai (voice)
Genre: Action, Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery, Family
Release: 2009
The gang of Mystery Inc. take a trip to Japan and find themselves circling Asia and the Pacific in a treasure hunt, racing against the vengeful Black Samurai and his Ninja warriors to find the legendary Sword of Fate, an ancient blade fabled to possess extraordinary supernatural powers.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Brian Cox movies?

TOP 9:

Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home

Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home
Character: Cmdr. Hikaru Sulu
Genre: Adventure, Science Fiction
Release: 1986
Fugitives of the Federation for their daring rescue of Spock from the doomed Genesis Planet, Admiral Kirk (William Shatner) and his crew begin their journey home to face justice for their actions. But as they near Earth, they find it at the mercy of a mysterious alien presence whose signals are slowly destroying the planet. In a desperate attempt to answer the call of the probe, Kirk and his crew race back to the late twentieth century. However they soon find the world they once knew to be more alien than anything they've encountered in the far reaches of the galaxy!

TOP 8:

Batman Beyond: The Movie

Batman Beyond: The Movie
Character: Mr. Fixx (voice)
Genre: Animation, Action, Family, Science Fiction
Release: 1999
Fueled by remorse and vengeance, a high schooler named Terry McGinnis revives the role of Batman. Under supervision of an elderly Bruce Wayne, he fights crime in a harsh futuristic Gotham.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Linda Hamilton movies?

TOP 7:

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
Character: Cmdr. Hikaru Sulu
Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction, Thriller
Release: 1982
Admiral James T. Kirk is feeling old; the prospect of accompanying his old ship the Enterprise on a two week cadet cruise is not making him feel any younger. But the training cruise becomes a life or death struggle when Khan escapes from years of exile and captures the power of creation itself.

TOP 6:

These Amazing Shadows

These Amazing Shadows
Character: himself
Genre: Documentary
Release: 2011
Tells the history and importance of The National Film Registry, a roll call of American cinema treasures that reflects the diversity of film, and indeed the American experience itself.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Tim Roth movies?


TOP 5:

For the Love of Spock

For the Love of Spock
Character: Himself
Genre: Documentary
Release: 2016
The life of Star Trek's Mr. Spock — as well as that of Leonard Nimoy, the actor who played Mr. Spock for almost fifty years —written and directed by his son, Adam.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Karl Urban movies?

TOP 4:

Kubo and the Two Strings

Kubo and the Two Strings
Character: Hosato (voice)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Family
Release: 2016
Kubo mesmerizes the people in his village with his magical gift for spinning wild tales with origami. When he accidentally summons an evil spirit seeking vengeance, Kubo is forced to go on a quest to solve the mystery of his fallen samurai father and his mystical weaponry, as well as discover his own magical powers.

TOP 3:

Tab Hunter Confidential

Tab Hunter Confidential
Character: Himself
Genre: Documentary
Release: 2015
In the 1950s, Tab Hunter was number one at the box office and number one on the music charts and was Hollywood’s most sought-after young star. Natalie Wood, Debbie Reynolds and Sophia Loren were just a few of the actresses he was romantically linked to. He was America’s Boy Next Door and nothing, it seemed, could damage Tab Hunter’s career. Nothing, that is, except for the fact that Tab Hunter was secretly gay. Now, the secret is out.

TOP 2:

To Be Takei

To Be Takei
Character: Himself
Genre: Documentary
Release: 2014
Over seven decades, actor and activist George Takei journeyed from a World War II internment camp to the helm of the Starship Enterprise, and then to the daily news feeds of five million Facebook fans. Join George and his husband, Brad, on a wacky and profound trek for life, liberty, and love.

TOP 1:

Mulan

Mulan
Character: First Ancestor (voice)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Family
Release: 1998
A tomboyish girl disguises herself as a young man so she can fight with the Imperial Chinese Army against the invading Huns. With help from wise-cracking dragon Mushu, Mulan just might save her country -- and win the heart of handsome Captain Li Shang.



If you like the best George Takei movies, then you will also like the best William Shatner movies, where many of their films coincide.