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Welcome Back, Mr. McDonald (1997)

103 min | Comedy

A radio play is going to go on air at a Tokyo radio station. It is a weepy melodrama written by housewife Miyako, who is the winner of the competition run by the station. Suddenly, the hot-tempered lead actress Nokko decides she wants the ...See moreA radio play is going to go on air at a Tokyo radio station. It is a weepy melodrama written by housewife Miyako, who is the winner of the competition run by the station. Suddenly, the hot-tempered lead actress Nokko decides she wants the name of her character to be Mary Jane and not Ritsuko. That leads to the chain of events which changes the play completely. Written by Anonymous See less
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Kôki Mitani (screenplay) (play) | Tokyo Sunshine Boys (play)
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$ 8,887
Gross (USA)
$ 11,507
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Release date
Oct 1998 (United States)

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22 cast members
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Toshiaki Karasawa
Manabu Kudo, the director Manabu Kudo, the director   See fewer
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Kyôka Suzuki
Miyako Suzuki, the writer Miyako Suzuki, the writer   See fewer
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Masahiko Nishimura
Tatsuhiko Ushijima Tatsuhiko Ushijima   See fewer
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Keiko Toda
Nokko Senbon Nokko Senbon   See fewer
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Jun Inoue
Hiromitsu Hirose Hiromitsu Hirose   See fewer
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Toshiyuki Hosokawa
Hamamura Jo Hamamura Jo   See fewer
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Kaoru Okunuki
Sumiko Nagai Sumiko Nagai   See fewer
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Zen Kajihara
Harugoro Otaguro (as Zen Kajiwara) Harugoro Otaguro (as Zen Kajiwara)   See fewer
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Morooka Moro
Bucky, the writer Bucky, the writer   See fewer
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Yoshimasa Kondô
Shiro Suzuki, Miyako's Husband Shiro Suzuki, Miyako's Husband   See fewer
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Akira Fuse
Shuji Horinouchi Shuji Horinouchi   See fewer
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Shunji Fujimura
Mansaku Iori Mansaku Iori   See fewer
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Shirô Namiki
Suhuru Hosaka Suhuru Hosaka   See fewer
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Hiromasa Taguchi
Makoto Tatsumi, sound mixer Makoto Tatsumi, sound mixer   See fewer
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Yasukiyo Umeno
Furukawa Furukawa   See fewer
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Takehiko Ono
Ben Noda Ben Noda   See fewer
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Ken Watanabe
Raita Onuki, the truck driver Raita Onuki, the truck driver   See fewer
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Kaori Momoi
Takako Nakaura Takako Nakaura   See fewer
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Bsaku Satô
Iwao Kamota (as Bsaku Satoh) Iwao Kamota (as Bsaku Satoh)   See fewer
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Somegorô Ichikawa
Kimihoko Saimeiji Kimihoko Saimeiji   See fewer
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Nobuko Miyamoto
Rumiko Yamazaki, the cleaner Rumiko Yamazaki, the cleaner   See fewer
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Kumiko Endô
Yayoi Ichinose Yayoi Ichinose   See fewer
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7.9 / 10 | 1,317 votes