WorldCat Identities

Sanada, Hiroyuki 1960-

Works: 124 works in 392 publications in 9 languages and 11,944 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Samurai films  Fantasy films  Superhero films  Film adaptations  War films  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Hiroyuki Sanada
The Wolverine by Hugh Jackman( Visual )

23 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 1,979 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Summoned to Japan by an old acquaintance, Wolverine becomes embroiled in a conflict that forces him to confront his own demons
The last samurai by Edward Zwick( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 1,646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Tom Cruise plays Civil War hero Capt. Nathan Algren, who comes to Japan to fight the Samurai and ends up pledging himself to their cause. Ken Watanabe ... plays Katsumoto, a Samurai leader facing a vanishing way of life, whose destiny becomes intertwined with that of the American captain. Edward Zwick ... directs this sweeping and emotional epic tale of the birth of modern Japan." -- on back cover
47 ronin( Visual )

24 editions published in 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kai is an outcast who joins Oishi, the leader of 47 outcast samurai. Together they seek vengeance upon the treacherous overlord who killed their master and banished their kind. They embark upon a quest that challenges them with a series of trials that would destroy ordinary warriors
Rush hour 3 by Long Cheng( Visual )

17 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a Chinese criminal mastermind flees to Paris, there's only one culture-clashed, crime fighting duo for the job. Ready to raise cane in the city of lights, Chief Inspector Lee and Detective Carter get themselves caught in an explosive battle between French police, the Triad gang, an angry cabbie and two gorgeous femmes fatales. But, Lee and Carter manage to uncover the secret at the heart of the Triad syndicate
The railway man by Jonathan Teplitzky( Visual )

3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on an autobiography, this film tells the true story of Eric Lomax, a British Army officer who is captured by the Japanese during WWII and sent to a POW camp, where he is tortured and forced to work on the Thai-Burma Railway. Years later, and still suffering the psychological trauma of his wartime experiences, Lomax is persuaded by his wife Patti to find and confront one of his captors. Accompanied by his best friend, Lomax returns to the scene of his torture and manages to track down his captor, Japanese officer Takashi Nagase, from the prison camp, in an attempt to let go of a lifetime of bitterness and hate
Sunshine by Danny Boyle( Visual )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and German and held by 909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is the year 2057, the sun is dying and mankind faces extinction. Earth's last hope rests with a courageous crew of eight men and women on a mission to ignite the fading star with a massive nuclear weapon. Deep into their voyage, out of radio contact with Earth, their mission begins to unravel and they find themselves fighting not only for their lives, but for the future of us all
Tasogare Seibei by Yōji Yamada( Visual )

34 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during the Bakumatsu period (mid-19th century), a low-ranking samurai is forced to choose service over love
Ringu by Hideo Nakata( Visual )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in Japanese and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"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"--Container
The city of your final destination( Visual )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cuenta el viaje a Argentina de Omar Razaghi (Omar Metwally), un licenciado universitario de origen iraní, que pretende obtener el permiso para escribir la biografía de un autor latinoamericano ya fallecido. Allí se encontrará con el hermano del escritor (Hopkins); su viuda (Laura Linney); y su amante Arden Langdon (Charlotte Gainsbourg)
Wu ji( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in Chinese and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follow the journey and battle between a powerful duke, a military general, and a slave who fall in love with the same woman
Helix( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A thriller about a team of scientists thrust into a potentially life-or-death situation after being deployed to the Arctic to secretly investigate what could be a disease outbreak
Helix( Visual )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After barely escaping with their lives, the survivors of Season One attempt to move on from the horrors that took place at Arctic Biosystems. But when their work takes them to a mysterious and remote wooded island, they quickly discover the Ilaria Corporation's reach is deeper and darker than anyone imagined, and a deadly new virus will present a threat that no one thought possible
Onmyōji by Yōjirō Takita( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in Japanese and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the dark ages of demons and ghosts, the Heian Emperor relies upon the Imperial Order of the Onmyoji to protect the kingdom. However, as the birth of the emperor's heir approaches, political intrigue and jealousy will lead to the most dangerous of betrayals - from within the Onmyoji and the Emperor's family itself. It will be up to the most talented of the order to face his master and the dark magic that threatens to destroy them all
Wu ji The promise by Kaige Chen( Visual )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in Chinese and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This action film is about the love and fight for a princess among the king, the duke and the slave
Rush hour 3 film collection: Rush hour ; Rush hour 2 ; Rush hour 3( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rush hour 3: When a Chinese criminal flees to Paris Lee and Carter find themselves in the middle of a battle between the French police and the Triad gang
Legend of eight samurai by Kinji Fukasaku( Visual )

10 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and Japanese and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A princess and her band of eight samurai battle against a powerful witch and her army of warrior ghosts"--Container
The dagger of Kamui( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Japanese and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows Jiro, the holder of the dagger of Kamui, on his search for treasure and vengeance
Ring by Hideo Nakata( Visual )

24 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Within a week of watching a mysterious videotape, a group of teenagers are dead. The bodies are found gruesomely contorted, their eyes frozen as if they had seen something more terrifying than any physical threat. The video becomes an urban myth. Insidiously, an unseen force is pointing its deadly finger atthose poor souls unable to resist their curiosity. One of these people is the cynical journalist Reiko, who soon finds herself unwillingly drawn into a spiralling nightmare of fear from an unseen, omnipresent threat
Rush hour collection Rush hour, Rush hour 2, Rush hour 3, Moneytalks( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moneytalks: A jailbreak accidentally sets fast-talking ticket hustler Franklin Hatchet on the run for murder. Now the whole city is on his tail and only reporter James Russell can clear his name. Together they're caught in a hilarious crossfire between the cops, crooks, and commandos trying to retrieve a fortune in diamonds
Martial arts samurai pack( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Undetermined and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Street fighter: Terry is hired by the Yakuza to kidnap an heiress to billions. When his employers balk at paying his fee, he offers himself to the heiress as protection
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Hiroyuki Sanada acteur japonais

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Hiroyuki Sanada Japanese actor

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Sanada, Duke 1960-

Sanada, Harry 1960-

Sanada, Henry.

Sanada, Henry 1960-

Sanada Hiroyuki

Sanada, Hiroyuki 1960-

Shimosawa, Hiroyuki.

Shimosawa, Hiroyuki 1960-

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