Tag Archives: Hiroki Matsukata
Yakuza gurentai / Yakuza Hooligans (1966) Sadao Nakajima, Hiroki Matsukata, Shigeru Amachi, Kazuko Inano, Action
A bunch of young angry misfits and hoods who aren’t quite up to joining the yakuza, hatch and execute a variety of petty scams. The youngest, a high school student who has a way with women, is approached by a yakuza and asked to spy for them.
Kairyu daikessen / Battle Of The Dragons (1966) Tetsuya Yamanouchi, Hiroki Matsukata, Tomoko Ogawa, Ryûtarô Ôtomo, Fantasy
In ancient Japan, a good lord is killed and his throne is taken by the trecherous Yuki Daijo and his wizard friend Oroki-maru. The young prince Ikazuki-maru is rescued from the jaws of death by a magic bird sent by a wizard. Ten years later, Ikazuki-maru embarks on an adventure to avenge his parents and the wizard’s death with his magic powers he learned from the wizard. He kills Yuki Daijo but then must battle Oroki-maru in a battle to the death.
Heavenly Sin / Tengoku no Taizai (1992) Toshio Masuda, Sayuri Yoshinaga, Omar Sharif, Hiroki Matsukata, Crime, Drama, Romance
Festival Champ / Omatsuri yarô: uogashi no kyôdai-bun (1976) Noribumi Suzuki, Hiroki Matsukata, Jirô Sakagami, Etsuko Shihomi, Comedy
Hokuriku dairi sensô / Hokuriku Proxy War (1977) Kinji Fukasaku, Hiroki Matsukata, Yumiko Nogawa, Mikio Narita, Action, Crime, Drama
In the setting of the Hokuriku region, where the snow and cold winds rage, for the first time in true-life yakuza film history, director Kinji Fukasaku shows battles among yakuza who value land over tradition. Hiroki Matsukata stars as Noboru Kawada, a Hokuriku yakuza who will use any measure for survival, disregarding parents, brothers, and tradition.
Kyôkatsu koso waga jinsei / Blackmail Is My Life (1968) Kinji Fukasaku, Hiroki Matsukata, Tomomi Satô, Shinjirô Ehara, Comedy, Crime
Though he has come from a rough background on the streets, Muraki (Horoki Matsukata) quickly rises through the ranks by means of his well-honed blackmailing instincts. Desperate to keep rolling with his freewheeling lifestyle, Muraki sees his luck begin to crumble when he sets his sights on the business partners of a powerful gang boss.