Hiroyuki Sanada Movies Rated by Tomatometer

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We rank the films of Hiroyuki Sanada! We start with Sanada’s Certified Fresh films, including his international breakthrough Twilight SamuraiDanny Boyle’s sci-fi thriller Sunshineand recently the Johnny Depp comeback vehicle Minamata. Sanada’s Fresh films show how he’s been a reliable presence in eclectic and mundane American productions, including Zack Snyder’s Netflix zombie action Army of the DeadTom Cruise The Last Samuraiand James Mangold’s first touch with Logan i Wolverine. And some of Sanada’s Rotten films have become cult films or hits with audiences, e.g Rush hour 3, Mortal Kombat (where he portrayed Scorpion), and the live-action cartoon Speed ​​Racer.

#1

Adjusted score: 99770%

Critics’ Consensus: Samurai epic as a moving drama.

Synopsis: In 1860s Japan, samurai Seibei (Hiroyuki Sanada) lives in a village with his mother and daughters, where he is… [More]

#2

Adjusted score: 94598%

Critics’ Consensus: Sir. Holmes focuses on the man behind the mysteries, and while it may lack Baker Street thrills, it more than makes up for it with tenderly crafted, well-acted drama.

Synopsis: Long retired and nearing the end of his life, Sherlock Holmes (Ian McKellen) struggles with an unreliable memory and must rely on… [More]

#3

Adjusted score: 81627%

Critics’ Consensus: Hearty, yet messy, Minamata celebrates a remarkable real-life story perhaps better served by the documentary treatment.

Synopsis: Inspired by a true story, Minamata stars Johnny Depp as the famous photojournalist Eugene Smith. The film takes place in 1971… [More]

#4

Adjusted score: 83451%

Critics’ Consensus: Continuing his descent into mind-twisting sci-fi madness, Danny Boyle takes us along for the ride. Sunshine fulfills the dual requirements necessary to become classic sci-fi: dazzling visuals with intelligent action.

Synopsis: In the not-too-distant future, Earth’s dying sun means the end of humanity. In a last ditch effort to save the planet… [More]

#5

Adjusted score: 98316%

Critics’ Consensus: The ring combines supernatural elements with the fear of modern technology in a truly terrifying and nerve-wracking way.

Synopsis: When her niece is found dead along with three friends after watching a supposedly cursed videotape, reporter Reiko Asakawa (Nanako… [More]

#6

Adjusted score: 82055%

Critics’ Consensus: Although its final act succumbs to the usual cartoonish antics, Wolverine is a superhero movie that manages to stay true to the comics while keeping casual viewers entertained.

Synopsis: Lured to a Japan he hasn’t seen since World War II, century-old mutant Wolverine (Hugh Jackman) finds himself in a… [More]

#7

Adjusted score: 82262%

Critics’ Consensus: An ambitious, over-the-top zombie travel mashup, Army of the Dead brings Zack Snyder back to his genre roots with an appropriate splash of gore.

Synopsis: From filmmaker Zack Snyder (300, Zack Snyder’s Justice League), ARMY OF THE DEAD takes place after a zombie outbreak that… [More]

#8

Adjusted score: 86971%

Critics’ Consensus: Life is just exciting, well-acted and skillfully filmed enough to overcome a general inability to add new wrinkles to the trapped-in-space genre.

Synopsis: Astronauts (Jake Gyllenhaal, Rebecca Ferguson, Ryan Reynolds) aboard the International Space Station are at the forefront of one of the… [More]

#9

Adjusted score: 73372%

Critics’ Consensus: With high production values ​​and exciting fight scenes, The Last Samurai is a satisfying epic.

Synopsis: Captain Nathan Algren (Tom Cruise) is an American military officer hired by the Emperor of Japan to train the country’s… [More]

#10

Adjusted score: 70998%

Critics’ Consensus: Underrated to a fault, The railway man transcends its sometimes choppy pacing with a touching, fact-based story and its poised chemistry.

Synopsis: Eric Lomax (Colin Firth), a former British army officer and prisoner of war, discovers that the Japanese interpreter who tortured him is… [More]

#11

Adjusted score: 66011%

Critics’ Consensus: Bullet train‘s colorful cast and high-speed action are just about enough to keep things moving after the story goes off the rails.

Synopsis: Bullet Train stars Brad Pitt as Ladybug, a hapless assassin determined to do her job peacefully after a… [More]

#12

Adjusted score: 69845%

Critics’ Consensus: Mainly for fans of the source material, but far from fatal(ity) flaw, Mortal Kombat revives the franchise in a suitably violent manner.

Synopsis: In “Mortal Kombat,” MMA fighter Cole Young, accustomed to taking a beating for money, is unaware of his heritage – or why… [More]

#13

Adjusted score: 32132%

Critics’ Consensus: No consensus yet.

Synopsis: A Japanese emperor recruits masters of astronomy, exorcism and magic to fight evil spirits…. [More]

#14

Adjusted score: 52304%

Critics’ Consensus: High production values ​​and fine performances are tied down by a lifeless story that fails to engage the viewer.

Synopsis: In 1930s Shanghai, blind American ex-diplomat Todd Jackson (Ralph Fiennes) frequents the city’s teeming nightclubs… [More]

#15

Adjusted score: 50216%

Critics’ Consensus: Overloaded with headache-inducing special effects, Speed ​​Racer finds the Wachowskis focusing on visual excitement at the expense of a coherent story.

Synopsis: Born into a family business with racing cars, Speed ​​Racer (Emile Hirsch) is one of the track’s hot stars. Sitting… [More]

#16

Adjusted score: 39558%

Critics’ Consensus: An all-star cast can’t lift this leaden adaptation, which, while as beautiful as anything director James Ivory has done before, comes across as dusty and dry.

Synopsis: An academic (Omar Metwally) goes to Uruguay to persuade the heirs of a deceased writer to give him permission to… [More]

#17

Adjusted score: 35876%

Critics’ Consensus: The prisoner was a spy loses sight of the most interesting elements of its fact-based story, drops the ball, and leaves likable lead Paul Rudd stranded.

Synopsis: Major League Baseball player Moe Berg leads a double life as a spy for the Office of Strategic Services during… [More]

#18

Adjusted score: 32772%

Critics’ Consensus: A disjointed plot and ridiculously obvious CGI effects doom this effort from the usually excellent Chinese director Chen Kaige.

Synopsis: In ancient China, a fleet-footed slave named Kunlun (Jang Dong-Kun) becomes the personal servant of the great general Guangming (Hiroyuki Sanada). Posing… [More]

#19

Adjusted score: 23804%

Critics’ Consensus: Rush hour 3 is a tired repetition of the previous films, and a change of scenery cannot hide a lack of new ideas.

Synopsis: East meets West again as the assassination of Ambassador Han leads to the reunion of Lee (Jackie Chan) and Carter… [More]

#20

Adjusted score: 18126%

Critics’ Consensus: 47 Ronin is a surprisingly boring fantasy adventure that leaves its talented international cast stranded in one-dimensional roles.

Synopsis: In feudal Japan, Lord Asano rules his province with justice. But jealous Lord Kira (Tadanobu Asano) fears that the shogun… [More]

#21

Critics’ Consensus: No consensus yet.

Synopsis: While investigating the mysterious death of her boyfriend, Mai (Miki Nakatani) learns of the existence of a videotape that causes… [More]

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