Best Hiroyuki Sanada movies

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Best Hiroyuki Sanada movies
We present our ranking of the best Hiroyuki Sanada 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 Hiroyuki Sanada.

TOP 19:
Spiral
Spiral
Original Title: らせん
Hiroyuki Sanada as: Ryûji Takayama
Genre: Horror
Release: 1998
A young pathologist seeks answers to the mysterious death of a friend and soon comes into contact with the same cursed videotape that caused the death of the friend's wife and son, which is haunted by the curse of Sadako, a relentless spirit.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Zachary Levi movies?

TOP 18:
Ringu 2
Ringu 2
Original Title: リング 2
Hiroyuki Sanada as: Ryuji Takayama
Genre: Horror
Release: 1999
While investigating the horrifying death of her boyfriend, Mai Takano (Miki Nakatani) learns about a videotape haunted by the spirit of a disturbing girl named Sadako, which kills anyone who watches it exactly one week later. When her boyfriend’s son, Yoichi, starts to develop the same psychic abilities as Sadako, Takano must find a way to keep the boy and herself from becoming the next victims.


TOP 17:
The Promise
The Promise
Original Title: 无极
Hiroyuki Sanada as: General Guangming
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller, Romance
Release: 2005
An orphaned girl, driven by poverty at such a young age, makes a promise with an enchantress. In return for beauty and the admiration of every man, she will never be with the man she loves. This spell cannot be broken unless the impossible happens: snow falling in spring and the dead coming back to life. Now a grown and beautiful princess, she regrets her promise, for all of the men she's loved has always been met with tragedy.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Angela Sarafyan movies?

TOP 16:
Speed Racer
Speed Racer
Hiroyuki Sanada as: Mr. Musha
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Release: 2008
Speed Racer is the tale of a young and brilliant racing driver. When corruption in the racing leagues costs his brother his life, he must team up with the police and the mysterious Racer X to bring an end to the corruption and criminal activities. Inspired by the cartoon series.

TOP 15:

The City of Your Final Destination

The City of Your Final Destination
Hiroyuki Sanada as: Pete
Genre: Drama
Release: 2009
28-year-old Kansas University doctoral student Omar Razaghi wins a grant to write a biography of Latin American writer Jules Gund. Omar must get through to three people who were close to Gund--his brother, widow, and younger mistress--so he can get authorization to write the biography. Written by Marisa_Gabriella, edited by Krystal Frauendienst


TOP 14:

47 Ronin

47 Ronin
Hiroyuki Sanada as: Kuranosuke Ôishi
Genre: Drama, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Release: 2013
Kai—an outcast—joins Oishi, the leader of 47 outcast samurai. Together they seek vengeance upon the treacherous overlord who killed their master and banished their kind. To restore honour to their homeland, the warriors embark upon a quest that challenges them with a series of trials that would destroy ordinary warriors.

TOP 13:

The Wolverine

The Wolverine
Hiroyuki Sanada as: Shingen Harada / Lord Shingen
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Science Fiction
Release: 2013
Wolverine faces his ultimate nemesis - and tests of his physical, emotional, and mortal limits - in a life-changing voyage to modern-day Japan.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Famke Janssen movies?

TOP 12:

Rush Hour 3

Rush Hour 3
Hiroyuki Sanada as: Kenji
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Release: 2007
After an attempted assassination on Ambassador Han, Inspector Lee and Detective Carter are back in action as they head to Paris to protect a French woman with knowledge of the Triads' secret leaders. Lee also holds secret meetings with a United Nations authority, but his personal struggles with a Chinese criminal mastermind named Kenji, which reveals that it's Lee's long-lost...brother.


TOP 11:

The Catcher Was a Spy

The Catcher Was a Spy
Hiroyuki Sanada as: Kawabata
Genre: Drama, War, Thriller
Release: 2018
Major league baseball player, Moe Berg, a probably gay man lives a double life working for the Office of Strategic Services.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Sienna Miller movies?

TOP 10:

Minions

Minions
Hiroyuki Sanada as: Sumo (voice)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family
Release: 2015
Minions Stuart, Kevin and Bob are recruited by Scarlet Overkill, a super-villain who, alongside her inventor husband Herb, hatches a plot to take over the world.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jon Hamm movies?

TOP 9:

Life

Life
Hiroyuki Sanada as: Sho Murakami
Genre: Horror, Science Fiction, Thriller
Release: 2017
The six-member crew of the International Space Station is tasked with studying a sample from Mars that may be the first proof of extra-terrestrial life, which proves more intelligent than ever expected.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jena Malone movies?


TOP 8:

Mr. Holmes

Mr. Holmes
Hiroyuki Sanada as: Tamiki Umezaki
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Release: 2015
The story is set in 1947, following a long-retired Holmes living in a Sussex village with his housekeeper and rising detective son. But then he finds himself haunted by an unsolved 50-year old case. Holmes' memory isn't what it used to be, so he only remembers fragments of the case: a confrontation with an angry husband, a secret bond with his beautiful but unstable wife.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Hermione Corfield movies?

TOP 7:

The White Countess

The White Countess
Hiroyuki Sanada as: Matsuda
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Family
Release: 2005
The last movie from the team of Ismail Merchant, James Ivory, and Kazuo Ishiguro. Set in 1930s Shanghai, "The White Countess" is both Sofia (Natasha Richardson), a fallen member of the Russian aristocracy, and a nightclub created by a blind American diplomat named Jackson (Ralph Fiennes), who asks Sofia to be the centerpiece of the world he wants to create.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Lee Pace movies?

TOP 6:

The Railway Man

The Railway Man
Hiroyuki Sanada as: Nagase
Genre: Drama, History
Release: 2013
A victim from World War II's "Death Railway" sets out to find those responsible for his torture. A true story.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Colin Firth movies?

TOP 5:

Sunshine

Sunshine
Hiroyuki Sanada as: Kaneda
Genre: Science Fiction, Thriller
Release: 2007
Fifty years into the future, the sun is dying, and Earth is threatened by arctic temperatures. A team of astronauts is sent to revive the Sun — but the mission fails. Seven years later, a new team is sent to finish the mission as mankind’s last hope.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Michelle Yeoh movies?


TOP 4:

Ringu

Ringu
Original Title: リング
Hiroyuki Sanada as: Ryuji Takayama
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Release: 1998
A mysterious video has been linked to a number of deaths, and when an inquisitive journalist finds the tape and views it herself, she sets in motion a chain of events that puts her own life in danger.

TOP 3:

The Last Samurai

The Last Samurai
Hiroyuki Sanada as: Ujio
Genre: Drama, Action, War, History
Release: 2003
Nathan Algren is an American hired to instruct the Japanese army in the ways of modern warfare, which finds him learning to respect the samurai and the honorable principles that rule them. Pressed to destroy the samurai's way of life in the name of modernization and open trade, Algren decides to become an ultimate warrior himself and to fight for their right to exist.

TOP 2:

The Twilight Samurai

The Twilight Samurai
Original Title: たそがれ清兵衛
Hiroyuki Sanada as: Seibei Iguchi
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Release: 2002
Seibei Iguchi leads a difficult life as a low ranking samurai at the turn of the nineteenth century. A widower with a meager income, Seibei struggles to take care of his two daughters and senile mother. New prospects seem to open up when the beautiful Tomoe, a childhood friend, comes back into he and his daughters' life, but as the Japanese feudal system unravels, Seibei is still bound by the code of honor of the samurai and by his own sense of social precedence. How can he find a way to do what is best for those he loves?

TOP 1:

Avengers: Endgame

Avengers: Endgame
Hiroyuki Sanada as: Akihiko
Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction
Release: 2019
After the devastating events of Avengers: Infinity War, the universe is in ruins due to the efforts of the Mad Titan, Thanos. With the help of remaining allies, the Avengers must assemble once more in order to undo Thanos' actions and restore order to the universe once and for all, no matter what consequences may be in store.


If you like the best Hiroyuki Sanada movies, then you will also like the best Emily Watson movies, where many of their films coincide.