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1. Half potato na oretachi (1985 TV Mini-Series)

54 min | Comedy

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Stars: Tôru Abe, Yumiko Fujita, Kikuko Hashimoto, Miki Imai

2. Nemuri Kyôshirô: Engetsu Sappô (1982– )

54 min | Drama

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Stars: Takao Kataoka, Kayo Matsuo, Shôhei Hino, Hôsei Komatsu

3. Moeru yusha (1981)

90 min | Action, Drama

6.7
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Writers: Tooru Dobashi, Isao Matsumoto, Sadao Nakajima | Director: Tooru Dobashi | Stars: Hiroyuki Sanada, Hiroshi Katsuno, Kazue Itô, Hikaru Kurosaki

Votes: 7

4. Shogun (1980 TV Mini-Series)

60 min | Adventure, Drama, History

8.2
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A English navigator becomes both a player and pawn in the complex political games in feudal Japan.

Stars: Richard Chamberlain, Toshirô Mifune, Yôko Shimada, Furankî Sakai

Votes: 9,049

5. Shogun (1980 TV Movie)

125 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.9
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An English navigator becomes both pawn and player in the deadly political games in feudal Japan.

Writers: James Clavell, Eric Bercovici | Director: Jerry London | Stars: Richard Chamberlain, Toshirô Mifune, Yôko Shimada, Furankî Sakai

Votes: 3,370

6. Keishi-K (1980– )

49 min | Crime, Drama

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Stars: Shintarô Katsu, Masami Okumura, Takuzô Kawatani, Harukazu Kitami

7. Shogun (1980)
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1980)

90 min | Adventure, Drama, History

8.2
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Set in early 17th-century Japan, shipwrecked English navigator John Blackthorne finds intrigue and culture shock in a feudal society that puts a premium on honor. A rival Lord sentences Blackthorne to death.

Writers: James Clavell, Eric Bercovici | Director: Jerry London | Stars: Richard Chamberlain, Toshirô Mifune, Yôko Shimada, Furankî Sakai

Votes: 89

8. Shogun (1980)
Episode: Episode #1.2 (1980)

Adventure, Drama, History

8.2
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After Lord Toronaga rescues Blackthorn from prison, he enlists him as his aide and names him, 'Anjin-san'. Mariko is directed to tutor Anjin-san in the language and customs of Japan.

Writers: James Clavell, Eric Bercovici | Director: Jerry London | Stars: Richard Chamberlain, Toshirô Mifune, Yôko Shimada, Furankî Sakai

Votes: 79

9. Shogun (1980)
Episode: Episode #1.3 (1980)

Adventure, Drama, History

8.2
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Blackthorne and Mariko begin a romance; Toronaga continues to build his army for a battle with Ishido. Anjin-san proves his mettle during an earthquake and is honored by Toranaga for bravery. Mariko's husband Buntaro, arrives in Anjiro.

Writers: James Clavell, Eric Bercovici | Director: Jerry London | Stars: Richard Chamberlain, Toshirô Mifune, Yôko Shimada, Furankî Sakai

Votes: 71

10. Shogun (1980)
Episode: Episode #1.4 (1980)

Adventure, Drama, History

8.3
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Anjin-san's assimilation of Japanese ways is evident in his exemplary conduct. Toranaga decides to return the Erasmus to Anjin-san. Mariko tells Father Alvito of a plot to murder a Christian lord on the Council of Regents.

Writers: James Clavell, Eric Bercovici | Director: Jerry London | Stars: Richard Chamberlain, Toshirô Mifune, Yôko Shimada, Furankî Sakai

Votes: 69

11. Shogun (1980)
Episode: Episode #1.5 (1980)

Adventure, Drama, History

8.3
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Treachery, tragedy and turns of events occur. Toronaga becomes SHOGUN after the defeat of Lord Ishido. Mariko is killed in the final battle at Osaka Castle. Heartbroken, but resolute, Blackthorne begins construction of another ship.

Writers: James Clavell, Eric Bercovici | Director: Jerry London | Stars: Richard Chamberlain, Toshirô Mifune, Yôko Shimada, Furankî Sakai

Votes: 68

12. Keishi-K (1980– )
Episode: Sono shiawase matta! (1980)

54 min | Crime, Drama

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Writers: Kazuo Takagiwa, Shintarô Katsu | Director: Shintarô Katsu | Stars: Shintarô Katsu, Masami Okumura, Takuzô Kawatani, Harukazu Kitami

13. Yasha-ga-ike (1979)

123 min | Romance, Fantasy

6.9
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Outside of a small village in Japan, a mysterious pond is inhabited by mythic creatures. Their story is of revenge, tragedy, and the power of real love. A classical tale which translates ... See full summary »

Writers: Kyoka Izumi, Haruhiko Mimura, Tsutomu Tamura | Director: Masahiro Shinoda | Stars: Tamasaburô Bandô, Gô Katô, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Kôji Nanbara

Votes: 106

14. The Resurrection of the Golden Wolf (1979)

131 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.6
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Yusaka Matsuda stars as a seemingly run-of-the-mill corporate salary man who leads a double life as a vicious criminal by night. In a delicious scheme of payback, he seeks to dominate the ... See full summary »

Writers: Hideichi Nagahara, Haruhiko Ôyabu | Director: Tôru Murakawa | Stars: Yûsaku Matsuda, Jun Fubuki, Kei Satô, Mikio Narita

Votes: 148

15. Tarao Bannai (1978)

104 min | Crime, Thriller

6.2
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Writer: Kôji Takada | Director: Noribumi Suzuki | Stars: Akira Kobayashi, Ryô Ikebe, Ichirô Zaitsu, Tôru Abe

Votes: 8

16. Daitsuiseki (1978– )

54 min | Drama

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Stars: Yûzô Kayama, Tatsuya Fuji, Masaya Oki, Naomi Hase

17. Karate daisenso (1978)

89 min | Action

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Maki travels from Japan to Hong Kong and Thailand in order to show the superiority of Japanese karate to those countries' native to martial arts. Romance, intrigue, martial arts are the ingredients of this films atmosphere.

Director: Hideo Nanbu | Stars: Tôru Abe, Yao Lin Chen, Darm Dasakorn, Nobuo Kaneko

18. Tono Eijirô no Mito Kômon (1978)

88 min

6.8
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Director: Tetsuya Yamanouchi | Stars: Eijirô Tôno, Kôtarô Satomi, Shin'ya Ohwada, Ichirô Nakatani

Votes: 6

19. Daitsuiseki (1978– )
Episode: Episode #1.26 (1978)

Drama

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Writer: Hiroshi Kashiwabara | Director: Tôru Murakawa | Stars: Yûzô Kayama, Tatsuya Fuji, Masaya Oki, Naomi Hase

20. Ballad of Orin (1977)

109 min | Drama

7.5
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A blind traveling musician is abused and oppressed while she tours the country, even though the modern world imposes changes on people's behavior.

Writers: Keiji Hasebe, Tsutomu Minakami, Masahiro Shinoda | Director: Masahiro Shinoda | Stars: Shima Iwashita, Tomoko Naraoka, Kirin Kiki, Rie Yokoyama

Votes: 263

21. Akai kizuna (1977–1978)

60 min | Drama

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Stars: Momoe Yamaguchi, Tomiyuki Kunihiro, Tôru Abe, Satoshi Hasegawa

22. Cobra (1976)

95 min | Crime

8.0
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Writer: Umetsugu Inoue | Director: Umetsugu Inoue | Stars: Jirô Tamiya, Tadao Nakamaru, Yôko Yamamoto, Kumi Taguchi

Votes: 12

23. Â!! Hana no ôendan (1976)

99 min | Action, Comedy

5.5
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Writers: Yôzô Tanaka, Dôkuman | Director: Chûsei Sone | Stars: Hitoshi Imai, Junko Miyashita, Osamu Kôda, Hiroshi Fukami

Votes: 8

24. Shikingen gôdatsu (1975)

92 min

7.6
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After eight years in prison, Takeshi's mission is a big heist from his own clan's gambling parlor.

Writer: Kôji Takada | Director: Kinji Fukasaku | Stars: Kin'ya Kitaôji, Takuzô Kawatani, Hideo Murota, Tôru Abe

Votes: 19

26. Mamushi to aodaishô (1975)

91 min

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Writer: Kôji Takada | Director: Sadao Nakajima | Stars: Bunta Sugawara, Tamio Kawachi, Ichirô Araki, Mako Midori

27. Lady Snowblood 2: Love Song of Vengeance (1974)

Not Rated | 89 min | Drama, Thriller

6.4
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Lady Snowblood is caught in the politics of early 20th century Japan.

Writers: Kazuo Kamimura, Kazuo Koike, Kiyohide Ohara, Norio Osada | Director: Toshiya Fujita | Stars: Meiko Kaji, Jûzô Itami, Kazuko Yoshiyuki, Yoshio Harada

Votes: 1,699

28. The Last Samurai (1974)

159 min | Action, Drama

7.5
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Toranosuke Sugi, a brave and loyal Samurai, fights to practice and preserve his master's teachings amid a civil war. With friends on both side will he cave to temptation, or stand on principle and for freedom?

Writers: Shôtarô Ikenami, Takeo Kunihiro, Kenji Misumi | Director: Kenji Misumi | Stars: Hideki Takahashi, Ken Ogata, Masaomi Kondô, Teruhiko Saigô

Votes: 227

29. Sukeban: Tamatsuki asobi (1974)

87 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.5
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Released from reform school, the Girl Boss (Yuko Kano) and her girl gang enter in conflict with another girl gang who are allied to the powerful Yakuza Boss (Toru Abe). The Girl Boss teams ... See full summary »

Writer: Ikuo Sekimoto | Director: Ikuo Sekimoto | Stars: Yûko Kanô, Ryôko Ema, Noboru Shiraishi, Nobuo Kaneko

Votes: 29

30. Sukeban: Taiman Shobu (1974)

87 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.9
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Keiko Aizawa a vengeance-crazed vixen sets out on a journey to avenge the death of her older sister.

Writers: Tatsuhiko Kamoi, Masahiro Shimura | Director: Ikuo Sekimoto | Stars: Reiko Ike, Tsunehiko Watase, Ryôko Ema, Tôru Abe

Votes: 24

31. Blood (1974)

94 min | Drama

6.8
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Writers: Toshio Masuda, Yasutaka Tsutsui | Director: Toshio Masuda | Stars: Shôhei Hino, Furankî Sakai, Etsuko Nami, Wataru Nachi

Votes: 8

32. The Water Margin (1973– )

60 min

8.2
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Nearly a thousand years ago in ancient China, there was a cruel government. 108 renegade will try to change the story.

Stars: Atsuo Nakamura, Takeshi Ôbayashi, Sanae Tsuchida, Kei Satô

Votes: 437

33. Yasagure anego den: sôkatsu rinchi (1973)

86 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.6
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Ocho is accidentally captured by a drug trafficking cartel who use Chinese women to smuggle drugs into Japan by hiding it in their vaginas. She is tortured, and manages to escape, fighting ... See full summary »

Writers: Teruo Ishii, Masahiro Kakefuda, Bobby White | Director: Teruo Ishii | Stars: Reiko Ike, Makoto Aikawa, Arumi Kuri, Meika Seri

Votes: 619

34. The Blossom and the Sword (1973)

149 min | Action

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Writer: Tai Katô | Director: Tai Katô | Stars: Yôko Maki, Tetsuya Watari, Junkô Tôda, Tôru Abe

36. Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart to Hades (1972)

R | 89 min | Action, Drama

7.8
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In the third film of the Lone Wolf and Cub series, Ogami Itto volunteers to be tortured by Yakuza to save a prostitute and is hired by their leader to kill an evil chamberlain.

Writers: Kazuo Koike, Goseki Kojima | Director: Kenji Misumi | Stars: Tomisaburô Wakayama, Gô Katô, Yûko Hama, Isao Yamagata

Votes: 2,944

37. Sukeban gerira (1972)

84 min | Action

6.7
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Miko Sugimoto is the leader of the Red Helmet Gang, a biker girl gang from Shinjuku who wind up in Kyoto and make a bid to take over the local girl gangs there. Successful for a short time ... See full summary »

Writers: Takayuki Minagawa, Noribumi Suzuki | Director: Noribumi Suzuki | Stars: Miki Sugimoto, Reiko Ike, Emi Jô, Linda Kimoto

Votes: 454

38. The Lustful Shogun and His 21 Concubines (1972)

95 min

6.2
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The Tokugawa new Shogun is not interested in women. A nobleman with the help of a lady thief replaces the Shogun with a double, while he learns about love. But the double finds pleasure not only in women, but in his new status.

Director: Noribumi Suzuki | Stars: Shin'ichirô Hayashi, Reiko Ike, Yayoi Watanabe, Miki Sugimoto

Votes: 28

39. Trapped, the Crimson Bat (1972)

87 min | Drama, Action, Adventure

6.6
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Writers: Hirô Matsuda, Ikuro Suzuki, Teruo Tanaka | Director: Sadatsugu Matsuda | Stars: Yôko Matsuyama, Kikko Matsuoka, Yasunori Irikawa, Tôru Abe

Votes: 32

40. Mushukunin mikogami no jôkichi: Kawakaze ni kako wa nagareta (1972)

80 min | Action

7.0
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Thirsting for revenge, Jokichi rashly attempts to assassinate the evil Chogoro but ends up being captured by Yakuza. His life is spared by Boss Juzaburo, in order that the harmony of an ... See full summary »

Director: Kazuo Ikehiro | Stars: Tôru Abe, Yoshio Harada, Akio Hasegawa, Etsuko Ichihara

Votes: 87

41. Hissatsu shikakenin (1972–1973)

46 min | Action

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"Shikakenin", they have a double life and live inconspicuously in Edo. Baian Fujieda is an acupuncturist. Sanai Nishimura is a masterless samurai. They believe that Otowaya-Han'emon who is ... See full summary »

Stars: Ken Ogata, Gorô Mutsumi, Sô Yamamura, Yoichi Hayashi

42. Hissatsu shikakenin (1972–1973)
Episode: Yogoreta futari no kaoyaku (1972)

Action

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Writers: Takayuki Yamada, Shôtarô Ikenami | Director: Kôki Matsuno | Stars: Yoichi Hayashi, Ken Ogata, Hiroyuki Ôta, Osamu Sakai

43. Zatoichi Meets the One-Armed Swordsman (1971)

Not Rated | 94 min | Drama, Action, Adventure

7.3
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Two of Japan and China's greatest heroic swordsman find themselves caught in a plot to protect a young child. But will national distrust and simple misunderstanding keep the two kindred spirits apart?

Writers: Kan Shimozawa, Takayuki Yamada, Kimiyoshi Yasuda | Director: Kimiyoshi Yasuda | Stars: Shintarô Katsu, Yu Wang, Watako Hamaki, Michie Terada

Votes: 907

44. Queen Bee Strikes Again (1971)

Action, Crime, Drama

6.4
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In the 1970s, the Japanese youth emancipation also found it's way into the yakuza (crime) societies. A Girl Boss may have a choice between bikes, and between boyfriends. But she has to ... See full summary »

Director: Noribumi Suzuki | Stars: Reiko Ike, Yukie Kagawa, Shinsuke Taki, Hiroshi Miyauchi

Votes: 91

45. Yakuza deka: Kyofu no doku gasu (1971)

87 min | Action, Crime

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Writers: Fumio Kônami, Ryuichi Takamori | Director: Ryuichi Takamori | Stars: Tôru Abe, Shin'ichi Chiba, Shigeyoshi Fujioka, Toshiaki Minami

46. The Bloody Priest (1971)

89 min | Action

5.2
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Director: Buichi Saitô | Stars: Tomisaburô Wakayama, Bunta Sugawara, Takashi Shimura, Kyôsuke Machida

Votes: 13

47. Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)

G | 144 min | Action, Drama, History

7.5
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A dramatization of the Japanese attack on the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor and the series of American blunders that allowed it to happen.

Writers: Larry Forrester, Hideo Oguni, Ryûzô Kikushima, Gordon W. Prange, Ladislas Farago | Directors: Richard Fleischer, Kinji Fukasaku, Toshio Masuda | Stars: Martin Balsam, Sô Yamamura, Jason Robards, Joseph Cotten

Votes: 24,924 | Gross: $14.50M

48. Blind Woman's Curse (1970)

Not Rated | 85 min | Action, Drama, Horror

6.7
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The head of a yakuza gang is being trailed by a mysterious, vengeful blind woman.

Writers: Teruo Ishii, Chûsei Sone | Director: Teruo Ishii | Stars: Meiko Kaji, Hoki Tokuda, Makoto Satô, Hideo Sunazuka

Votes: 651

49. Hibotan bakuto: oryû sanjô (1970)

100 min | Drama

7.2
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Writers: Tai Katô, Noribumi Suzuki | Director: Tai Katô | Stars: Tôru Abe, Bin Amatsu, Kanjûrô Arashi, Mikiko Asamatsu

Votes: 62

50. The Militarists (1970)

134 min | Drama, War

6.6
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Reporter Goro Arai covers the war for a Japanese newspaper. He follows the activities of Japan's top military leader, Hideki Tojo, and comes to view Tojo as a dangerous military tyrant. But... See full summary »

Writer: Ryôzô Kasahara | Director: Hiromichi Horikawa | Stars: Keiju Kobayashi, Yûzô Kayama, Toshirô Mifune, Sô Yamamura

Votes: 12