Sonny Chiba in a still from Hong Kong film The Storm Riders (1998). Sonny Chiba in a still from Hong Kong film The Storm Riders (1998).
Sonny Chiba in a still from Hong Kong film The Storm Riders (1998).

Sonny Chiba’s 10 best movies: remembering the Japanese action film legend, who died of coronavirus complications aged 82

  • Chiba’s career spanned six decades but was at its height in the 1970s, most notoriously with Street Fighter, X-rated in the US solely for its violence
  • He appeared in several of Kinji Fukusaku’s genre films, played villain Lord Conqueror in The Storm Riders and had a late-career revival under Quentin Tarantino

Topic |   Asian cinema: Japanese films
Sonny Chiba in a still from Hong Kong film The Storm Riders (1998). Sonny Chiba in a still from Hong Kong film The Storm Riders (1998).
Sonny Chiba in a still from Hong Kong film The Storm Riders (1998).
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