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Odagiri, Jō 1976-

Overview
Works: 96 works in 256 publications in 10 languages and 2,325 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  History  Historical films  War films  Fantasy films  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Legal films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jō Odagiri
Kiseki by Yuhe Shizhi( Visual )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in Japanese and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Koichi, separated from his brother Ryunosuke due to his parents' divorce, begins to believe that Japan's new bullet train service will create a miracle when the first trains pass each other at top speed, and enlists a group of friends on an improbable mission
My way by Robert A. M Stern( Visual )

21 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by a true story. Jun Shik works for Tatsuo's grandfather's farm while Korea is colonized by Japan, but he has a dream to participate in Tokyo Olympics as a marathon runner. Tatsuo also aims to become a marathon runner, so the two are in rivalry. But war breaks out and they both are forced to enlist in the army. Tatsuo becomes the head of defense in Jun Shik's unit and he devises a scheme but fails. Jun Shik and Tatsuo are captured by the Soviets. They run away but soon are captured by Germans and forced to separate. In 1944, they meet again at the shores of Normandy
Shinobi : heart under blade by Ten Shimoyama( Visual )

26 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The year is 1614, and Japan has been unified under supreme shogun Tokugawa. Though the love shared between Gennosuke of Kohga and Oboro of Iga should have been enough to end the cycle of suffering and strife in the two warring villages, the spirit of vengeance has gained too much momentum and the people have become possessed by their own insatiable rage. Now, as a conspiracy set into motion by Tokugawa causes the violence to swell yet again, Gennosuke pushes for peace as Oboro chooses to fight. In a time when every ninja in the land has been bestowed with amazing superhuman powers, the ultimate war is about to get under way
Akarui mirai by Kiyoshi Kurosawa( Visual )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in Japanese and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yūji and Mamoru are good friends, who work at the same factory. Mamoru's odd hobby is trying to turn a dangerous saltwater jellyfish into a freshwater one. Mamoru inexplicably murders his boss and wife. Unable to spend a lifetime in jail, Mamoru commits suicide, but not before giving over his jellyfish and the experiment to Yūji. Mamoru's father seeks out Yūji to try and make some sense of what happened. Angry at his friend's incarceration and rejection before his death, Yūji unknowingly releases the mutated and very poisonous (now freshwater) jellyfish into the canals of Tokyo. What no one realizes is that a strange bond has formed between the jellyfish and its caretaker
Chi to hone by Yōichi Sai( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in Japanese and English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Acclaimed actor/director "Beat" Takeshi Kitano turns in a riveting performance in the powerful and harrowing drama Blood and Bones! Kitano stars as Shunpei Kim, a Korean immigrant in Japan whose life is a troubled tableau of cruelty, abuse, and snarling, sudden violence. Kim is a despicable creature, who physically and sexually assaults his estranged wife, abuses workers at his fish cake factory, and gambles away his earnings instead of using them to feed his family. When his ruthless ways result in success, Shunpei opens up a loan-sharking business, bringing even more potential victims into his destructive orbit. As the years pass, Shunpei's continuing heartlessness reveals the ugly and even uniquely human in his daily life in Osaka's Korean ghetto. Shunpei is a cunning survivor, but at what terrible cost?
Yureru = Sway( Visual )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in Japanese and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takeru is a successful photographer living the good life in Tokyo. On the first anniversary of his mother's death, he reluctantly sets off to visit his hometown. He runs into the girlfriend he had left behind. Events turn when a fatal accident involving her causes Takeru's brother, Minoru, to be arrested. At the trial, years of suppressed anger and betrayal come to surface
Sakebi( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in Japanese and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Detective Yoshioka is investigating the drowning death of a young woman who is wearing a red dress. Face down in a muddy puddle, her stomach is found to be full of sea water. Clues begin to point to the detective as the killer, since his fingerprints and personal items are located at the murder scene. As more bodies turn up that have been killed in the same way, even the detective begins to wonder whether he himself may be the very murderer that he is pursuing"--Container
Pimong = Dream( Visual )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jin wakes up from a nightmare of a traffic accident. It drives him to the very spot where a real accident took place. He follows the police to the suspect's home and wathes as Ran denies the hit-and-run accusation since she was asleep the entire night. Jin explains his dream to them and asks to be charged instead. The police dismiss him and arrest Ran. Jin is convinced that there's an unexplainable connection between the two. They discover that when he dreams, she acts out his dream in her sleep
Mushi-shi : the movie by Katsuhiro Ōtomo( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in Japanese and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Japan, turn-of-the-century. Ginko is afflicted with the gift of seeing strange natural spirits called Mushi. He travels the countryside ridding people of these ancient, troublesome forces. He is haunted by the childhood events that turned him into a Mushi-Shi, or Mushi Master, and struggles with the realization that the very same Mushi that changed him could now be controlling an old mentor and wrecking havoc on the natural world
Azumi( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in Japanese and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young orphan is raised to be a deadly assassin. With Japan at war the only hope is for the murder of the deadly warlords who wreak havoc on the country, leading to some fearsome battle scenes as the young, female assassin goes to work
Operetta tanuki goten( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in Japanese and Chinese and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amechiyo is an exiled prince who meets the exotic and mysterious Tanuki in the forest and becomes smitten with her beauty. However, he discovers she is actually the Princess Raccoon. The two fall in love, despite everyone's warnings. When tragedy strikes after the celebration of the Princess' un-birthday, only true love can save her
Tōkyō Tawa : okan to boku to, tokidoki, Oton( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in Japanese and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Based on Lily Franky's best selling autobiograhy, the film focuses on a touching mother-son relationship amidst the lights of 1970s Tokyo. Born in the coal mining city in Fukuoka, Masaya grows up with inherting both sides of the genes of his forever hopeless and reckless Dad and the gentle and strog Mom. After going into a complete downfall, his life suddenly changes when Mom is found sick with cancer, and she comes to live with him under the bright lights of Tokyo Tower ..."--Container
Lang zai ji = The warrior and the wolf by Zhuangzhuang Tian( Visual )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Chinese and English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical Chinese action feature from director Tian Zhuangzhuang. Set in China's northwest provinces centuries ago, shepherd Lu Chenkang (Joe Odagiri) joins the ranks of General Zhang Anliang (Chung Hua Tou), whose forces are passing through the mountains. Previously a placid, caring man, Lu's character quickly changes, until he becomes one of the General's most feared fighters, eventually assuming command when the General is sent home after becoming wounded in a barbarian attack. As the winter closes in and Lu leads his men on the homeward journey, they take refuge in a mountain village, where Lu falls for local woman (Maggie Q). With the troops about to continue on their way, the woman informs Lu that she belongs to a magical tribe that can transform themselves into wolves, and that as a result of their intimacy, he too now shares this ability
Fune wo amu = Zi li ren jian = The great passage( Visual )

4 editions published in 2013 in Japanese and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Majime (Ryuhei Matsuda) is, by all accounts, a word person. Physically clumsy and socially awkward, he only truly feels at home within the rules and confines of lexicography. After struggling in the sales division of the Genbu Books publishing company, he manages to land his dream job in the Dictionary Editorial Department, where he can use his talents to compile a new dictionary, called "The Great Passage." Partnering with Majime is a callow young man (Joe Odagiri) who is slow to develop an appreciation for the challenging task ahead. Majime's love of language, however, leaves him speechless when he meets Kaguya (Aoi Miyazaki), his landlady's granddaughter, who moves into his building and beguiles him with her obsession with cooking knives and fine cuisine. Majime soon finds that the words he has studied his whole life are inadequate to express his true feelings for Kaguya. Meanwhile, complications begin piling up as the dictionary department descends into chaos. --
Adrift in Tokyo by Satoshi Miki( Visual )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in Japanese and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leading a lazy life, Fumiya has been a university student for 8 years and owes money to loan sharks. One day, a man named Fukuhara comes to collect the loan, which Fumiya cannot pay. So Fukuhara makes a proposition: He will cancel the debt as long as Fumiya agrees to walk with him across Tokyo to the police station of Kasumigaseki, where he intends to turn himself in for a crime he deeply regrets. Not having much choice, Fumiya accepts the deal. Thus begins their journey which will lead them to various unusual encounters, most of all with themselves
Mezon Do Himiko( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in Japanese and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saori is hired to take care of her estranged father. He lives in an old people's home for gays and is terminally ill. At first she helps out only for the money but soon she gets to know these friendly old people and her attitude changes
Jellyfish by Kiyoshi Kurosawa( Visual )

5 editions published in 2004 in Japanese and Undetermined and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Turn your TV into an amazing jelly fish aquarium. Float away with these astonishing creatures and let the soothing natural sounds and music relax you for a full two hours
Scrap heaven( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Japanese and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pharmacist Saki, timid policeman Shingo and toilet cleaner Tetsu find their lives turned upside down when their bus is hijacked by a crazed businessman. When the ride turns violent, the three strangers are forever linked by the incident. Months later, Tetsu talks Shingo into collaborating on a business venture; revenge-for-hire. Meanwhile, Sake, disillusioned and increasingly anti-social, also wishes to take out her own revenge on society
Air doll by Hirokazu Koreeda( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in Japanese and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surreal Japanese drama about a latex doll which becomes human. Hideo (Itsuji Itao) lavishes affection upon his doll, Nozomi (Doona Bae), and seems to appreciate her silently passive nature. Unbeknownst to him, however, one day Nozomi comes to life and sets out in search of human experience. On her wanderings she happens upon a video rental store, where she meets Junichi (Arata). As an emotional bond forms between the pair, Nozomi is gradually introduced to the more complex nature of human emotion
Dang kou = Plastic city( Visual )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in Portuguese and Chinese and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yuda, a feared Chinese outlaw, and his adopted son Kirin, an impulsive young dreamer, together rule the pirated goods racket in an ultra-liberal Brazilian metropolis. The magnate and his heir control all of Liberdade, from rival gangs to street hawkers, corrupt politicians to erotic dancers. But an empire that takes years to build can also crumble to the ground with one fatal mistake. A conspiracy between politicians and the mafia begins to threaten Yuda's power. Little by little, he loses control of his business and is ultimately arrested. Kirin struggles to re-conquer his father's honor, fighting this city's wars singlehandedly. But Yuda, tired of the bloodshed and feeling the weight of his years, abandons his son, falsifies his own death and returns to the jungle in a last attempt to put an end to his criminal life. Escaping from a complex maze of violence, Kirin sets out to find his father. In the mysterious jungle, father and son both have to wipe the slate of their past clean. Only in the end will Kirin discover the ultimate answer to the search for his own destiny.--imdb.com
 
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Alternative Names
Adagiri, Jo, 1976-

Joe Odagiri acteur japonais

Joe Odagiri actor japonés

Joe Odagiri ator

Joe Odagiri attore giapponese

Joe Odagiri Japanese actor

Joe Odagiri japanischer Schauspieler

Joe Odagiri Japans acteur

Joe Odagiri pemeran laki-laki asal Jepang

Jong Il, Tom 1976-

Odagini, Joe 1976-

Odagiri Dzsó

Odagiri, Jo

Odagiri Jô 1976-....

Odagiri Joe

Odagiri, Joe 1976-

Odagiri, Jou 1976-

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جو اوداگیری بازیگر ژاپنی

오다기리 조

オダギリ, ジョー 1976-

オダギリ, ジョウ

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小田切, 譲

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小田切让

小田切譲 1976-

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