Go to Bing homepage

Japanese Actor

Yasuaki Kurata

  • Mar 20, 1946 (age 73)
  • 5' 8" (1.73 m)
Search the latest about Yasuaki Kurata on Bing
2018
Golden Job
MovieSep 20, 2018

Golden Job

A group of former mercenaries reunite to plan an epic heist: …
A group of former mercenaries reunite to plan an epic heist: boosting a truck full of medicine held by a foreign intelligence agency to supply a refugee camp in need. But when they find the truck is actually filled with stolen gold, the band of brothers realize they've been double-crossed by one of their own - and putting the situation right will be all out war.
  • IMDb
2017
Hung sau dou
www.imdb.com
MovieNov 2, 2017

Hung sau dou

Half Japanese Hong Kong girl Mari Hirakawa who succeeds dojo …
Half Japanese Hong Kong girl Mari Hirakawa who succeeds dojo after tragic death of her Karate master and father encounters ex-karate student, ex-yakuza Chan Keung who also succeeds the half of her father's karate dojo.
  • IMDb
Jue shi gao shou
www.imdb.com
MovieJun 22, 2017

Jue shi gao shou

Funny scramble of an esoteric book of cooking between a guy …
Funny scramble of an esoteric book of cooking between a guy without feeling, a tough girl, a master out of date, a dark-minded rich man, an emotion-manipulating woman, and an OCD-suffering samurai.
  • IMDb
God of War
MovieMay 26, 2017

God of War

During the 16th century, Japanese pirates proliferate along the …
During the 16th century, Japanese pirates proliferate along the Chinese coastline. In 1557, the pirates take over Cengang in Zhejiang. After months of futile advances, Commander Yu (Sammo Hung) finally defeats them under the leadership of newly promoted General Qi (Vincent Zhao). The Pirates, however, manage to escape.
  • IMDb
2015
Kiri: Shokugyô Koroshiya
www.imdb.com
MovieJun 20, 2015

Kiri: Shokugyô Koroshiya

Kiri was trained as a …
Kiri was trained as a professional assassin. She carries out missions given by her boss. She has Rui, whom she adores like a real younger sister. Rui was also trained as a professional assassin with Kiri. A horrific incident leads to the death of Kiri's mother and Rui losing her voice and right hand. Kiri swears to exact revenge.
  • IMDb
2014
Future Fighters
www.imdb.com
MovieJan 1, 2014

Future Fighters

The fate of all humanity rests with a small clutch of brave …
The fate of all humanity rests with a small clutch of brave soldiers, and their sophisticated intra-stellar fighting machines, as they must defend the free solar system from a sinister invading force, in order to fight... for their future.
  • IMDb
2013
The Wrath of Vajra
MovieSep 23, 2013

The Wrath of Vajra

Before the West entered World War II, a Japanese death cult …
Before the West entered World War II, a Japanese death cult called the Temple of Hades is ordered to aid in the spiritual destruction of China. Their method - abduct their enemies' children and train them as killers for the Emperor. Young Vajra was especially gifted, but swears a secret oath of revenge when his brother dies. Now the greatest assassin in the temple, Vajra escapes to China and begins his quest to protect the innocent, and destroy the ones responsible for making him a living weapon. A former Shaolin monk, martial arts action star Xing Yu (aka Shi Yanneng) stars as Vajra in his first leading role.
  • IMDb
2012
The Last Tycoon
MovieDec 22, 2012

The Last Tycoon

Action superstar Chow Yun-Fat portrays real-life gangster …
Action superstar Chow Yun-Fat portrays real-life gangster Chen Daqi as he rises to the upper echelons of power, finding himself torn between the love of two women, the murderous plots of the secret service, and the looming threat of war.
  • IMDb
2011
Red Tears
www.imdb.com
MovieOct 24, 2011

Red Tears

Red Tears (紅涙) is a 2011 Japanese splatter film …
Red Tears (紅涙) is a 2011 Japanese splatter film directed and co-written by Takanori Tsujimoto. The film stars Natsuki Kato, Yuma Ishigaki and Yasuaki Kurata. It involves two detectives who hunt down a serial killer. The film was shown at the Tokyo International Film Festival in 2011.
  • Wikipedia
2010
Legend of the Fist: The Return of Chen Zhen
MovieSep 1, 2010

Legend of the Fist: The Return of Chen Z…

Seven years after the …
Seven years after the apparent death of Chen Zhen, who was shot after discovering who was responsible for his teacher's death (Huo Yuanjia) in Japanese-occupied Shanghai. A mysterious stranger arrives from overseas and befriends a local mafia boss. That man is a disguised Chen Zhen, who intends to infiltrate the mob when they form an alliance with the Japanese. Disguising himself as a caped fighter by night, Chen intends to take out everyone involved as well as get his hands on an assassination list prepared by the Japanese.
  • IMDb
2009
Blood: The Last Vampire
MovieApr 2, 2009

Blood: The Last Vampire

In 1970, the four hundred …
In 1970, the four hundred year-old skilled samurai Saya is sent to the Kanto High School in an American military base in Tokyo by the Council, a secret society that has been hunting vampires for centuries. Saya has the appearance of a teenager but is the tormented half-breed creature with the soul of her human father and the powers and need of blood of her vampire mother. She is obsessed to face the powerful demon Onigen that killed her father. In the base, Saya saves Alice McKee, who is the daughter of General McKee and commander of the base, from the attack of several vampires. When General McKee is killed by a member of the Council, Alice runs to the hotel where Saya is lodged. They join forces and go to the countryside to chase Onigen.
  • IMDb
Shinjuku Incident
MovieMar 22, 2009

Shinjuku Incident

A simple Chinese immigrant wages a perilous war against one of …
A simple Chinese immigrant wages a perilous war against one of the most powerful criminal organizations on the planet.
  • IMDb
2006
Origin: Spirits of the Past
MovieJan 7, 2006

Origin: Spirits of the Past

It is 300 years into the future. …
It is 300 years into the future. Earth's environment had been devastated by mankind's own foolish plans and humankind is beleaguered by the sentient forests which they have awoken. The ...
  • IMDb
2003
Anna in Kungfuland
www.imdb.com
MovieDec 24, 2003

Anna in Kungfuland

(Cantonese with English subtitles) An advertising executive …
(Cantonese with English subtitles) An advertising executive revamps a defunct martial arts tournament in order to use it in an advertising campaign for his current project. He also enlists the expert help of a young kung fu student who now lives in Japan. Sparks begin to fly between the two, until reality sets in: the ad exec already has a girlfriend, and they have a competition to think about.
  • IMDb
2002
So Close
MovieAug 22, 2002

So Close

A conflict of interest between two high-kicking assassin sisters …
A conflict of interest between two high-kicking assassin sisters is complicated as they're pursued by the criminals who hired them and an equally high-kicking female cop.
  • IMDb
Samourais
MovieJun 19, 2002

Samourais

Half a century ago, a Japanese family summoned a demon …
Half a century ago, a Japanese family summoned a demon known as Kodeni to dispose of its adversaries. Once the killing was done, the family was cursed. Now, Tokyo Police Inspector Fujiwara is investigating the murder of a video game designer. The investigation leads him to a frightening discovery - the same lethal demon is about to be reborn. Fujiwara must travel to Paris and kill this unborn child who is the reincarnation of Kodeni and who threatens to destroy the world.
  • IMDb
2000
Conman in Tokyo
www.imdb.com
MovieAug 31, 2000

Conman in Tokyo

Jersy is the self proclaimed King of Gamblers in Hong Kong. …
Jersy is the self proclaimed King of Gamblers in Hong Kong. When he hears the story about his idol, Cool, disappearing for 3 years, he hopes to one day find him. His girlfriend, Banana, decides that they should go to Tokyo. The couple go and one night, go to a Chinese restaurant, where the owner turns out to be Cool. Cool was betrayed by old friend Yeung Kwong, who married Cool's girlfriend Nancy. Cool wants revenge but first, he must deal with the #1 Asian Gambler, Tetsuo.
  • IMDb
1998
Manhunt
www.imdb.com
MovieSep 1, 1998

Manhunt

Accused of heinous crimes he didn't commit, a prosecutor …
Accused of heinous crimes he didn't commit, a prosecutor sets out on a mission to clear his name.
  • IMDb
1994
Fist of Legend
MovieDec 22, 1994

Fist of Legend

Chen Zhen, a Chinese engineering student in Kyoto, who braves …
Chen Zhen, a Chinese engineering student in Kyoto, who braves the insults and abuse of his Japanse fellow students for his local love Mitsuko Yamada, daughter of the director, returns in 1937 to his native Shangai, under Japanse protectorate -in fact military occupation- after reading about the death of his kung-fu master Huo Yuan Jia in a fight against the Japanese champion Ryuichi Akutagawa. While overcoming suspicion and ambition within the kungfu school, Chen exhumes his master to prove Hou's defeat was the result of poisoning. Both nationalities make the case a test of honor, so Chinese and Japanese pride are at stake when it culminates in Chen's final epic duel against the ruthless, undefeated Japanese general Fujita.
  • IMDb
1991
Zodiac Killers
MovieJul 20, 1991

Zodiac Killers

Ben, a Chinese student in Japan, falls for Meng and agrees to …
Ben, a Chinese student in Japan, falls for Meng and agrees to help her deliver a tape containing information that could start a war between the yakuza families.
  • IMDb
1989
Bloodfight
MovieJun 24, 1989

Bloodfight

Years after retiring from the world of free fighting martial arts, a …
Years after retiring from the world of free fighting martial arts, a man returns to the deadly world of fighting after his best student is killed in the tournament.
  • IMDb
1987
Eastern Condors
www.imdb.com
MovieJul 9, 1987

Eastern Condors

A motley group of Asian prisoners held in the US are given one …
A motley group of Asian prisoners held in the US are given one chance for freedom. They are to go deep into Vietnam and destroy a secret depot of missles that the US left behind during the pull-out. The group, led by Lt. Lam and convict Tung, hook up with a trio of female freedom fighters and a happy go lucky martial artist named 'Rat'. The entire group is captured by the VC because one of them is a double agent, but they escape, cross an un-crossable bridge, and get to the secret base just ahead of the VC. By this point nearly all of the original group is dead, and it's up to Tung and Rat to fight the VC's leader, a bizarre giggling man who's lightning fast with martial arts.
  • IMDb
1986
The Seventh Curse
en.wikipedia.org
MovieOct 17, 1986

The Seventh Curse

A young heroic cop in the jungle of Thailand attempts to rescue …
A young heroic cop in the jungle of Thailand attempts to rescue a beautiful girl from being sacrificed to the "Worm Tribe" she belongs to. As a result, the cop is damned with seven "Blood Curses" which burst through his leg periodically. When the seventh bursts, he will die, but Betsy, the beauty he saved stops the curse with an antidote that lasts only one year, so on the advice of Wisely (Chow yun Fat) he heads back to Thailand to find a permanent cure. Action ensues as the cop and cohorts battle the evil sorcerer of the Worm Tribe, a hideous bloodthirsty baby like creature and "Old Ancestor," a skeleton with glowing blue eyes that transforms into a monster that is a cross between Rodan and Alien.
  • IMDb
Huan le long hu bang
www.imdb.com
MovieJul 12, 1986

Huan le long hu bang

When a crime lord moves in on Hong Kong territory, conflicts …
When a crime lord moves in on Hong Kong territory, conflicts ensues. Soon a shipment of gold bars disappears, and many go for the gold. Three hot females use their skills to take down the baddies. Super cool fights, kicks, shapes and mad stunts.
  • IMDb
Lost in the Wilderness
MovieJun 7, 1986

Lost in the Wilderness

Adventure-drama based on …
Adventure-drama based on the life of Naomi Uemura (Nishida), the first Japanese mountain climber to scale most of the world's highest peaks and explore the arctic and Antarctic.
  • IMDb
Millionaires Express
MovieJan 30, 1986

Millionaires Express

Millionaires Express (Chinese: 富貴列車), aka Shanghai …
Millionaires Express (Chinese: 富貴列車), aka Shanghai Express, is a 1986 Hong Kong martial arts action western film written and directed by Sammo Hung. The film starred Hung, Yuen Biao, Rosamund Kwan, Mei-sheng Fan and Hwang Jang Lee.
  • Wikipedia
1985
Twinkle, Twinkle Lucky Stars
MovieAug 15, 1985

Twinkle, Twinkle Lucky Stars

5 HK cops (4 horny males) …
5 HK cops (4 horny males) on vacation in Pattaya, Thailand, are told to contact an informant there but he gets murdered. They return to Hong Kong to contact his girlfriend and protect her. 3 other colleagues are busy fighting criminals.
  • IMDb
Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters
MovieMay 15, 1985

Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters

A fictionalized account in four …
A fictionalized account in four chapters of the life of celebrated Japanese author Yukio Mishima. Three of the segments parallel events in Mishima's life with his novels (The Temple of the Golden Pavilion, Kyoko's House, and Runaway Horses), while the fourth depicts the actual events of the 25th Nov. 1970, "The Last Day".
  • IMDb
1983
Aces Go Places 2
MovieFeb 5, 1983

Aces Go Places 2

Black Gloves (Joe Dimmick), a European Assassin, is …
Black Gloves (Joe Dimmick), a European Assassin, is seeking to avenge his brother White Gloves' death against reformed criminal King Kong (Samuel Hui) and Detective Albert "Baldy" Au (Karl Maka). While evading Black Gloves, the duo are framed for robberies by Hong Kong Mafia members, who have their own plans against King Kong and Baldy. The duo is forced to deal with the Mafia's motor bike gangsters and Black Glove's weaponry-laden robot.
  • IMDb
1982
Legend of a Fighter
www.imdb.com
MovieFeb 12, 1982

Legend of a Fighter

The story of "Fok Yun Gap" also know as "Hou Yuan Chia" …
The story of "Fok Yun Gap" also know as "Hou Yuan Chia" one of China's greatest marital artists.
  • IMDb
1981
Mao tou ying
www.imdb.com
MovieApr 30, 1981

Mao tou ying

Super-thief The Owl kidnaps the Emperor's 36th wife, and …
Super-thief The Owl kidnaps the Emperor's 36th wife, and three hapless heroes get tasked with ensuring her return.
  • IMDb
Fei dao you jian fei dao
www.imdb.com
MovieMar 2, 1981

Fei dao you jian fei dao

After her father, Golden …
After her father, Golden Rings, is killed by the Deadly Blade, the Moon Goddess sends out invitations to all the top fighters in the region to try and lure out the Deadly Blade and force him to kill his own son. However, things do not go according to plan.
  • IMDb
Eijanaika
MovieJan 8, 1981

Eijanaika

Near the turbulent end of the Edo era, a man returning to …
Near the turbulent end of the Edo era, a man returning to Japan after exile in America searches for his wife and becomes swept up in the current of revolution in this incisive period drama from the great Shohei Imamura.
  • IMDb
1978
Heroes of the East
MovieDec 30, 1978

Heroes of the East

A Chinese man (Liu) marries a Japanese woman through an …
A Chinese man (Liu) marries a Japanese woman through an arranged marriage and manages to insult all of her Japanese martial arts family by issuing a challenge to her that is misinterpreted by the others. He must then prove how good Chinese Kung Fu really is through a series of duels with the seven Japanese martial artists who come to meet the challenge.
  • IMDb
1977
Secret of the Shaolin Poles
www.imdb.com
MovieApr 28, 1977

Secret of the Shaolin Poles

Kung Fu superstar Meng Fei …
Kung Fu superstar Meng Fei dons the mantle of the legendary martial arts hero Fong Sai Yuk. The Manchu government has a huge bounty on the head of Fong Sai Yuk. Many top fighters and Manchu Generals attempt to ambush Fong, finally the stage is set for the most deadly trap of the entire duel on the plum blossom posts! Don't miss it!
  • IMDb
1976
Dragon Princess
www.imdb.com
MovieJan 31, 1976

Dragon Princess

Karate master Kazuma gets severely beaten and crippled …
Karate master Kazuma gets severely beaten and crippled by nefarious rival Nikaido. Kazuma trains his loyal daughter Yumi in the martial arts so she can exact a harsh revenge on Nikaido and his band of evil thugs.
  • IMDb
1974
Sister Street Fighter: Hanging by a Thread
en.wikipedia.org
MovieDec 7, 1974

Sister Street Fighter: Hanging by a Thread

This time Koryu heads to …
This time Koryu heads to Yokohama in search of a woman named Birei, kidnapped by diamond smugglers who move their hot rocks by surgically implanting them into the nubile buttocks of Chinese prostitutes. Koryu's older sister, working as a jewelry designer, is secretly if unhappily involved with the gangsters.
  • IMDb
Executioner
www.imdb.com
MovieAug 10, 1974

Executioner

Three street toughs are hired to take down a Tokyo drug …
Three street toughs are hired to take down a Tokyo drug dealer in this hard-hitting Toei karate action film.
  • IMDb
1973
Bruce Lee and I
MovieMar 1, 1973

Bruce Lee and I

Unicorn travels to a village troubled by gangsters in search of …
Unicorn travels to a village troubled by gangsters in search of revenge for the murder of his parents years before. The task is made more complicated when he befriends a middle-aged woman and her son who begin to admire and depend on him.
  • IMDb
Knight Errant
www.imdb.com
MovieFeb 10, 1973

Knight Errant

Jimmy Wang Yu plays a cab-driver in Taiwan, who seems to …
Jimmy Wang Yu plays a cab-driver in Taiwan, who seems to spend most of his time getting into fights which his Dad has to bail him out of. Dad is trying to save money for an operation to ...
  • IMDb
1972
Four Riders
www.imdb.com
MovieDec 22, 1972

Four Riders

This prime example of director/co-writer Chang Cheh's mastery …
This prime example of director/co-writer Chang Cheh's mastery takes place right after the Korean War, as a kung-fu master, combat instructor, explosives expert, and missle specialist heroically represent the Book of Revelation's four riders against murder, corruption, jealous and greed.
  • IMDb
Kung Fu, the Invisible Fist
www.imdb.com
MovieDec 6, 1972

Kung Fu, the Invisible Fist

An action-filled suspense …
An action-filled suspense story of a Shanghai narcotics and prostitution ring. Ki Tin a Japanese kung fu expert, is sent on a secret espionage mission. He joins forces with Lam San Tai, who heads the underworld gangs. Government agent Li is transferred from Nanking to Shanghai to investigate Lam and his mob activities. Li intercepts Ki Tin's messenger and finds a map of the military forces stationed at Wah Nam. Li confronts Ki Tin and a bloody battle follows.
  • IMDb
Fang Shi Yu
MovieSep 27, 1972

Fang Shi Yu

A gifted but proud young martial arts student injures and kills …
A gifted but proud young martial arts student injures and kills an opponent. In retaliation , his father is killed. The young student vows revenge and begins to prepare for his epic face-off.
  • IMDb
King Boxer
MovieMar 10, 1972

King Boxer

Chow, on a visit to Thailand meets a girl who takes him around …
Chow, on a visit to Thailand meets a girl who takes him around to see the sites. What he's really interested in is Thai boxing, so she brings him to a match where her friend is competing.
  • IMDb
Angry Guest
MovieFeb 29, 1972

Angry Guest

Duel Of Fist was another hit from the "iron triangle" of director …
Duel Of Fist was another hit from the "iron triangle" of director Chang Cheh and stars David Chiang and Ti Lung. And, as with all the director's classics, one good hit deserves another, so this sequel was called for. When last we left our heroes, they had triumphed against evil in Thailand. But a vengeful Japanese gangster has their mother killed and one of their girlfriends kidnapped.
  • IMDb
1946
Yasuaki Kurata
BirthMarch 1946

Yasuaki Kurata

Yasuaki Kurata was born.
Back to top
  • Data from
  • Wikipedia
  • IMDb
  • Netflix
  • Celebritywc
  • Wikidata
  • Freebase
  • Select images from
  • TiVo
Wikipedia text under CC-BY-SA license