WorldCat Identities

Kitamura, Ryuhei

Works: 54 works in 182 publications in 6 languages and 1,173 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Horror films  Monster films  Splatter films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  History  Fantasy films  Science fiction films  Samurai films 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Producer, Author, Restager , Scenarist, fmd, Performer, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Ryuhei Kitamura
Most widely held works by Ryuhei Kitamura
Gojira : final wars = Godzilla : final wars by Ryūhei Kitamura( Visual )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in Japanese and English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Earth has been relatively peaceful since Godzilla was successfully buried deep in the ice beneath the South Pole. Then several of his old nemeses return to wreak havoc on cities worldwide. A huge spaceship suddenly appears and neutralizes all the monsters in a blink
The midnight meat train by Ryūhei Kitamura( Visual )

17 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Struggling photographer Leon Kaufman's obsessive pursuit of dark subject matter leads him into the path of a serial killer, Mahogany, the subway murderer who stalks late-night commuters, ultimately butchering them in gruesome ways
No one lives( Visual )

12 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A ruthless criminal gang takes a young couple hostage and goes to ground in an abandoned house in the middle of nowhere. When the captive girl is killed, the tables are unexpectedly turned. The gang finds itself outsmarted by an urbane and seasoned killer determined to ensure that no one lives
Versus by Ryūhei Kitamura( Visual )

22 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prisoner KSC2-303 is being hunted by a mysterious man who seemingly cannot be killed. Good vs. Evil, in the pursuit of a woman who holds the key to eternal life. Gruesome zombie horror and hyper Yakuza action
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
Azumi : the movie by Ryūhei Kitamura( Visual )

32 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[...] Azumi(Aya Ueto) is a beautiful young girl, trained from childhood to become a fearless assassin. Now she must face the ultimate test, fighting to defeat a band of merciless warlords. [...]" -- Back of container
Hellgate by Cary Elwes( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following a car accident that left him in a coma and his wife and son dead, Jeff awakens to discover he is able to see the specters of people who have died horribly. Seeking peace of mind, Jeff is led to a spiritual adviser who explains that these souls are trapped in a shadow world, forced to relive their own deaths for eternity-and that Jeff's family is facing the same fate. In order to save them, he must pass into the shadow world and set their souls free, without losing his own
Alive by Kenny Loggins( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in Japanese and French and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tenshu is sentenced to die for the murder of his girlfriend's rapists, but when he survives the electric chair he is given a choice to burn again or become part of a vicious experiment
Sukaihai = Skyhigh( Visual )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mina está por contraer matrimonio, pero un asesino serial y su fiel asistente irrumpen en la ceremonia y sacrifican a varias personas, entre las cuales la pobre Mina también muere. Luego de esta tragedia, la protagonista acude a la Puerta del Odio, donde Izuko, la guardiana de la puerta, le informa que tiene tres opciones: 1) Aceptar su propia muerte ir al Paraíso 2) Regresar al mundo de los vivos como un fantasma 3) Maldecir al asesino e ir al Infierno Por supuesto Mina opta por la tercera (y más divertida opción). En la Tierra, en tanto, su novio, un policía, inicia su propia búsqueda del asesino para vengarse, pero Mina sabe que este camino también llevará al pobre novio al Infierno
Aragami : the raging god of battle( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in Japanese and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fleeing from unseen enemies, two wounded samurai stumble upon a mysterious temple in a remote region of the mountains. Unable to go any further, they collapse from exhaustion. One awakens to find himself miraculously healed and in the care of a most eccentric host. The strange man tells him the legend of a Japanese demon that resides deep in the mountains and feasts on the flesh of men. He reveals that he is this demon - Aragami. Alive, yet unable to die, he seeks an end to his own limitless and empty existence, an existence without sleep, dreams, or hope. He wishes only to die in battle against a worthy opponent. The young Samurai is challenged to a duel. The only way he can ever leave the temple is to first destroy Aragami ... but will he truly be free?--Container
Godzilla : Tokyo S.O.S. ; Godzilla : final wars( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in Japanese and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tokyo S.O.S.: One year after the fight between Godzilla and Mechagodzilla the two monsters, along with Mothra, face off in a conclusive battle royale
Ultimate Versus( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in French and Japanese and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Deep within the mysterious Forest of Resurrection, the spectacular battle between good and evil has gone on since the dawn of time. When Prisoner KSC2-303 escapes from a maximum security jail, he enters the forest believing it will lead him to a safe haven. Instead, he finds himself a pawn in an endless struggle played out against an ever-changing background across multiple temporal planes of existence. His opponent: a mysterious man who seemingly cannot be killed. The battle to be waged between these warriors: Good versus Evil in the pursuit of a beautiful woman who holds the power to grant eternal life. But what Prisoner KSC2-303 cannot remember is whether he is the personification of good or the very essence of darkness"--Container
Lupin the 3rd( Visual )

4 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in Japanese and English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Crimson Heart: gift from Julius Caesar to Cleopatra and necklace of unrivalled beauty and inestimable value. Thought lost forever, it reappears centuries later, but in two parts possessed by two rival moguls; Pramuk, a Southeast Asian tycoon and underworld king and Dawson, an aging British mogul and former partner of the legendary Great Thief Lupin"--Container
Battlefield baseball( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Japanese and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The baseball diamond is not just a place to play sports. No, it is a coliseum where gladiator wage war for their very lives with bats, balls and gloves
Jam films( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in Japanese and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven short films. "'The messenger' is a mysterious woman who appears to a mobster hiding underground to tell him about his ultimate fate. A bag with a 'Kendama' ball and string toy gets mixed up with a bag of onions, and leads a couple to ponder their relationship. Fujio awakes from 'Cold sleep' to find he has crashed on an unfamiliar planet with some crazy people and an attractive 'new Eve.' Mayuko, has an itch she keeps secret before she is introduced to a mysterious yet strangely satisfying cure (Pandora - Hong Kong Leg). A man finds himself surrounded by the police and holds some women hostage as they eat 'Hijiki' (edible seaweed) and advise him about what to do. In a class studying the Potsdam Declaration, some high school students find their minds elsewhere. Tojo is keeping a tally of the 'snapping' of the tight shorts worn by the girls jumping hurdles outside the window according to color. Will he find ultimate 'Justice.' Ever since she can remember, 'Arita' has appeared somewhere on every drawing or other piece of paper she touches, starting with the first crude drawings of her childhood. But what is it, and is it alive?"--Brian Greenhalgh,
Aragami( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in Japanese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deep in the mountains of Ancient Japan, a wounded samurai takes refuge in a temple. Collapsing with exhaustion, he awakens to find himself miraculously healed. A mysterious host tells of the legend of Aragami - an immortal who feasts on the flesh of men - and that the only way for him to survive is to defeat Aragami - in a fight to the death!
Tokyo Shock double feature( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in Japanese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Death trance: Grave, a lone Samurai, has stolen a mysterious coffin from the holy Tougan Temple - a coffin said to contain a great power. Trapped inside the sealed coffin is the Goddess of Destruction, confined and held at bay from laying waste to this world. Grave fearlessly travels the land dragging the coffin behind him. He knows that what lies within is what he seeks, he just needs to get it open. Unknown to Grave, a young temple monk has embarked on a quest to return this relic to its proper home before anyone can unleash an unstoppable cataclysm
Faiyāsutōmu : kitamura ryūhei ando napāmu firumuzu hisutorī( Book )

4 editions published in 2005 in Japanese and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love death édition spéciale by Ryūhei Kitamura( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in Multiple languages and Japanese and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un soir dans un bar, Sai, un apprenti yakuza, a le coup de foudre pour Sheila, la petite amie du chef du clan Kurogane. Mais la belle disparaît 3 jours après pour ne réapparaître que 342 jours plus tard, déclarant que leurs destins sont liés. Sous le charme, le jeune homme, décide de la suivre malgré les risques Adapté d'un manga, un film qui fait se mêler comédie, violence et érotisme
Lupin y el corazón púrpura de Cleopatra = Rupan sansei = Lupin the Third( Visual )

3 editions published in 2015 in Spanish and Multiple languages and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sinopsis: Lupin, el nieto del famoso ladrón de guante blanco Arsenio Lupin, tendrá que robar el "Corazón púrpura de Cleopatra", una famosa joya tan poderosa que se dice que quien la posea, controlará el mundo. Para ello, Lupin tendrá que organizar un equipo de compañeros de primer nivel: un maestro con las armas, un experto samurái y una letal y sexy ladrona. Todo ello mientras es perseguido sin descanso por el Inspector Zenigata, quien ha jurado no descansar hasta verle entre rejas
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Audience level: 0.34 (from 0.16 for Tokyo Shoc ... to 0.98 for Lupin y el ...)

Gojira : final wars = Godzilla : final wars
Aragami : the raging god of battle
Alternative Names
Kitamura Rjuhei japán filmrendező

Kitamura, Ryuhei

Kitamura, Ryûhei, 1969-

Ryuhei, Kitamura

Ryuhei Kitamura Japanese filmmaker

Ryūhei Kitamura japanischer Regisseur, Filmproduzent und Drehbuchautor

Ryuhei Kitamura Japans filmregisseur

Ryūhei Kitamura regista e sceneggiatore giapponese

Китамура, Рюхэй

ریوهی کیتامورا فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان ژاپنی

북촌룡평 1969-

キタムラ, リュウヘイ

キタムラ, リュウヘイ 1969-

北村, 龍平

北村龍平 1969-