Most Popular Titles With Hisashi Igawa
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1. Ran (1985)
R | 162 min | Action, Drama, War
An elderly lord abdicates to his three sons, and the two corrupt ones turn against him.
2. Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)
G | 144 min | Drama, History, War
A dramatization of the Japanese attack on 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
3. Harakiri (1962)
Not Rated | 133 min | Action, Drama, History
An elder ronin samurai arrives at a feudal lord's home and requests an honorable place to commit suicide. But when the ronin inquires about a younger samurai who arrived before him things take an unexpected turn.
6. Tampopo (1985)
114 min | Comedy, Western
A truck driver stops at a small family-run noodle shop and decides to help its fledgling business. The story is intertwined with various vignettes about the relationship of love and food.
7. Madadayo (1993)
134 min | Drama
Following World War II, a retired professor approaching his autumn years finds his quality of life drastically reduced in war-torn Tokyo. Denying despair, he pursues writing and celebrates his birthday with his adoring students.
9. The Face of Another (1966)
Not Rated | 124 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
A businessman with a disfigured face obtains a lifelike mask from his doctor, but the mask starts altering his personality.
11. Yamato (2005)
145 min | War
On April, 6th 2005, in Makurazi, Kagoshima, Makiko Uchida seeks a boat in the local fishing cooperative to take her to the latitude N30, longitude L128, where the largest, heaviest and most... See full summary »
13. Dodes'ka-den (1970)
Not Rated | 140 min | Drama
Various tales in the lives of Tokyo slum dwellers, including a mentally deficient young man obsessed with driving his own commuter trolley.
15. Pitfall (1962)
Not Rated | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy
A man wanders into a seemingly deserted town with his young son in search of work. But after a bit of bad luck, he joins the town's population of lost souls.
16. Three Outlaw Samurai (1964)
Not Rated | 95 min | Action, Drama
Shiba, a wandering ronin, encounters a band of peasants who have kidnapped the daughter of their dictatorial magistrate, in hopes of coercing from him a reduction in taxes. Shiba takes up ... See full summary »
17. The Human Condition II: Road to Eternity (II) (1959)
Not Rated | 181 min | Drama, History, War
As a conscript in war-time Japan's military, a pacifist struggles to maintain his determination to keep his ideals.
19. Bullet Ballet (1998)
87 min | Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
A man sees his life changed for ever when his fiancee shoots herself. Baffled, he wants by all means to obtain such a weapon of destruction and he finds himself caught in a violent group of... See full summary »
20. Sada (1998)
132 min | Biography, Drama
The film follows the life of Sada Abe, who became a celebrity in 1936 after strangling her lover and slicing off his penis.
21. Rikyu (1989)
135 min | Drama, History
Late in the 1500s, an aging tea master teaches the way of tea to a headstrong Shogun. Through force of will and courageous fighting, Hideyoshi becomes Japan's most powerful warlord, ... See full summary »
23. Japan's Longest Day (1967)
157 min | Drama, History, War
Following the detonation of the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the Japanese military and the government clash over the demand from the Allies for unconditional surrender. Minister ... See full summary »
24. After the Rain (1999)
91 min | Drama
During a downpour, a generous ronin and his supporting wife are stranded at a country inn. The ronin comes to the attention of a lord who wants to hire him as an instructor for his men, who treat the ronin with disrespect.
29. The Wolves (1971)
131 min | Crime, Drama
Seiji Iwahashi is released early from a 10-year prison sentence for killing the boss of a rival. He returns to find the two rival gangs finalizing a merger. When a pattern of corruption is ... See full summary »
30. The Professor and His Beloved Equation (2006)
117 min | Drama, Family, Romance
This is the story between single mother housekeeper and mathematics professor,who has a brain damage.
31. Fukai kawa (1995)
130 min | Drama
Three Japanese pilgrims arrive in India. Miss Naruse is looking for Otsu, a Catholic priest, her lover ten years before; after time in France and Israel, he has come to Benares where he ... See full summary »
32. Mt. Tsurugidake (2009)
139 min | Adventure, Drama
In 1907, a group of men climb an unconquered peak in the last unmapped region of Japan.
33. Tokyo: The Last Megalopolis (1988)
135 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A demonic reincarnation of a Japanese general from the 10th century appears in the early 20th century Tokyo with a mission to destroy the blooming city.
34. Zatoichi: The Blind Swordsman's Pilgrimage (1966)
Not Rated | 82 min | Drama
Zatoichi's trek through 88 temples to atone for his violent past is interrupted as he stumbles into a village terrorized by a violent yakuza boss.
36. Village of Eight Gravestones (1977)
151 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
The heir to a family fortune discovers that a curse has been placed on it, put there centuries before by a band of samurai warriors.
45. Haru wo seotte (2014)
An alpine story of family, determination and destiny.Toru grew up in the Tateyama mountain ranges: alpine country. As a child, he resented the yearly trek up the mountain with his father to... See full summary »
47. Yasha-ga-ike (1979)
123 min | Romance, Fantasy
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 »
48. Cash Calls Hell (1966)
92 min | Action, Drama
Before leaving prison, Oida uncomfortably enters into an agreement with his cell mate: in exchange for a half-share of 30,000,000 yen... See full synopsis »
49. House on Fire (1986)
133 min | Drama
In the 50s, the complicated life of a popular writer who must share his life with his family, his numerous mistresses and his work. Adapted from autobiographical story by Kazuo Dan, who ... See full summary »
50. Warau Iemon (2004)
128 min | Drama, Horror
Having put down his sword and given up the will to fight, the masterless samurai Iemon lives in solitude while being haunted by his violent enigmatic past. Persuaded by a travelling priest ... See full summary »