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Hideo Oguni (1904–1996)


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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 2 wins. See more awards »

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Ikiru Writer
Ran Writer
High and Low Writer
Seven Samurai Writer


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 2016 The Magnificent Seven (based on the screenplay by)
 2008 The Last Princess (based on an original screenplay by)
 2007 Tsubaki Sanjûrô (screenplay)
 1985 Runaway Train (story - uncredited)
 1985 Ran (screenplay)
 1982 Dojo Yaburi (TV Movie) (screenplay)
 1970 Dodes'ka-den (screenplay)
 1970 Tora! Tora! Tora! (screenplay)
 1970 Machibuse
 1968 The Last Day of Hsianyang (original screenplay)
 1965 Red Beard (screenplay)
 1963 High and Low (screenplay)
 1963 Escape from Hell (screenplay)
 1962 Knightly Advice (screenplay)
 1962 Good Rascals
 1962 Sanjuro (screenplay)
 1961 Ako roshi
 1960 Lord Mito 3: All Star Version (screenplay)
 1960 The Magnificent Seven (screenplay "Shichinin no samurai" - uncredited)
 1960 The Bad Sleep Well (written by)
 1959 Blooded Spear
 1958 The Hidden Fortress (written by)
 1957 Nichiro sensô shôri no hishi: Tekichû ôdan sanbyaku-ri (previous screenplay "Tekichu odan sanbyaku ri") / (screenplay)
 1957 Throne of Blood (screenplay)
 1956 Otoko no hanamichi (story)
 1956 Kage ni ita otoko (screenplay)
 1956 Yotsuya kaidan (screenplay)
 1956 Kyûketsu-ga (screenplay)
 1955 Buruuba (screenplay)
 1954 Seven Samurai (screenplay)
 1954 Umon torimonô cho-yoki yashiki (screenplay)
 1953 Where Chimneys Are Seen (writer)
 1952 Ikiru (written by)
 1952 Rikon (screenplay)
 1952 Yagura daiko
 1952 Okaru Kanpei (screenplay)
 1951 Pirates
 1951 Elegy (screenplay) / (story "Saint Woman")
 1951 Nyozoku to hangan (story)
 1950 Joi no Shinsatsushitsu (screenplay)
 1949 A Man's Tears
 1949 Goodbye (writer)
 1948 Yûrei akatsuki ni shisu (screenplay)
 1947 Mukoirî gokasen (screenplay)
 1946 Iki na fûraibô (screenplay)
 1944 Nichijô no tatakai (written by)
 1944 Fuchinkan gekichin (screenplay)
 1944 Ano hata o ute (screenplay)
 1943 The Opium War (screenplay)
 1942 Minami kara kaetta hito (writer)
 1942 Onna keizu
 1942 The Sky of Hope (screenplay)
 1941 Seiki wa warau (screenplay) / (story)
 1940 Kunya no uta
 1940 Shûtome musume no gaikâ (screenplay)
 1940 Shina no yoru (ato) (screenplay)
 1940 Shina no yoru (mae) (screenplay)
 1939 Roppa uta no miyako e yuku (writer)
 1939 Rivals (screenplay) / (story)
 1939 Roppa no komoriuta (screenplay)
 1939 The Impulsive Wife (screenplay)
 1939 Roppa no Ôkubo Hikozaemon (writer)
 1938 Yajikita dôchûki (screenplay) / (story)
 1938 Yotsuba no clover (writer)
 1938 Enoken's Monk (screenplay)
 1938 Tetsuwan toshi (screenplay)
 1937 Jidai no kiri - Shizuko no maki (screenplay)
 1937 Jidai no kiri - Harumi no maki (screenplay)
 1937 Bijinshô
 1937 Aoi sebiro de (screenplay)
 1937 Bokô no hanagata (screenplay)
 1937 Totsugiyuku hi made (screenplay)
 1935 Gunkoku komoriuta (screenplay)
 1935 Nozokareta hanayome (screenplay) / (story)
 1935 Ren'ai jinmeibo (adapt)
 1934 Ureshii musume (story)
 1934 Kyoka tokaihen (screenplay)
 1933 Kyoka denenhen (screenplay)
 1933 Kanojo no michi (screenplay)
 1933 Modern madame gyôjôki (writer)
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He was Akira Kurosawa most frequent screen-writing partner, having worked on 7 of Kurosawa's films. His specialty was in guiding the themes of the film and maintaining consistency throughout the script. Third collaborating writer, Shinobu Hashimoto, said that their writing process was that he (Hashimoto) and Kurosawa would write the script and hand the pages to Oguni, who would either nod his ... See more »

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