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East Meets West

Directed by Kihachi Okamoto
Japan, 1995


A disgraced warrior planning the murder of a Japanese diplomat, and a ninja in the employ of a navy official are about to land in San Francisco when a band of thieves steal the money the diplomats are carrying. The two set off on a chase across the American west to catch the robbers.

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East Meets West Directed by Kihachi Okamoto

Awards & Festivals

Kinema Junpo Awards

1996 | 2 wins including: Best Actor

Awards of the Japanese Academy

1996 | Winner: Best Supporting Actor

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