Most Popular Titles With Isao Kimura

1. Seven Samurai (1954)
207 min | Action, Drama
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Metascore: 99/100 (5 reviews)

A poor village under attack by bandits recruits seven unemployed samurai to help them defend themselves.

2. Ikiru (1952)
143 min | Drama
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A bureaucrat tries to find a meaning in his life after he discovers he has terminal cancer.

3. Throne of Blood (1957)
110 min | Action, Drama
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A war-hardened general, egged on by his ambitious wife, works to fulfill a prophecy that he would become lord of Spider's Web Castle.

4. High and Low (1963)
143 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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An executive of a shoe company becomes a victim of extortion when his chauffeur's son is kidnapped and held for ransom.

5. Stray Dog (1949)
122 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
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During a sweltering summer, a rookie homicide detective tries to track down his stolen Colt pistol.

6. Pastoral Hide and Seek (1974)
104 min | Drama
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A young boys' coming of age tale set in a strange, carnivalesque village becomes the recreation of a memory that the director has twenty years later.

7. Lone Wolf and Cub: White Heaven in Hell (1974)
83 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy, History
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In the sixth and final film of the Lone Wolf and Cub series, the final conflict between Ogami Itto and the Yagyu clan is carried out.

8. Kuro tokage (1968)
86 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Japanese sixties comedy featuring a cunning female jewel thief named Black Lizard who tries to kidnap Sanaye, a wealthy jeweler's beautiful daughter as part of a plot to steal the jeweler's... See full summary »

9. The Secret of the Urn (1966)
91 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
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Loyal samurai Samanosuke is attacked, mutilated, and left for dead while carrying out a mission for his clan. He recovers but has lost an eye and an arm. Taking a new identity as Tange ... See full summary »

10. Assassination (1964)
104 min | Action, Drama
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11. Bushido (1963)
122 min | Action, Drama
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12. Yoru no henrin (1964)
109 min | Drama
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15. Asunaro monogatari (1955)
109 min
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16. Summer Clouds (1958)
128 min | Drama
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A war widow with a young boy manages a farm with her bossy mother-in-law. When a reporter comes to interview her... See full synopsis »

17. Hero of the Red Light District (1960)
109 min | Action, Fantasy
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The film that led David Shipman to declare Uchida "the equal of Mizoguchi and Kinugasa," KILLING IN YOSHIWARA ranks with Uchida's finest postwar work... See full synopsis »

19. Uruwashiki saigetsu (1955)
120 min
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20. Flame and Women (1967)
101 min | Drama
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22. Miyamoto Musashi: The Duel at Ichijoji (1964)
128 min | Action, Drama
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23. Joyû Sumako no koi (1947)
96 min | Drama
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The stage director Shimamura, who is bringing western theatre to Japan, falls in love with the outspoken actress Sumako Matsui, and leaves his family to be with her, while trying to keep ... See full summary »

24. A Scoundrel (1965)
119 min
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25. Two-Sword Fencing Is Born (1963)
104 min | Drama
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26. The Dancer (1951)
85 min
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27. Anzukko (1958)
110 min
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29. Snow Country (1969)
113 min | Drama
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32. Jun'ai monogatari (1957)
133 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
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33. Shinkû chitai (1952)
129 min | Drama
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34. Dokkoi ikiteru (1951)
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36. A Billionaire (1954)
83 min | Comedy
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37. Mr. Pu (1953)
98 min | Comedy, Drama
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38. Yokomizo Seishi Series II (1978 TV Mini-Series)
54 min | Mystery
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39. Angry Street (1950)
105 min
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40. Tabiji (1967)
107 min
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41. The Rice People (1957)
118 min | Drama
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42. Elegy (1951)
110 min
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43. Will to Conquer (1970)
113 min | Drama
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44. Gan no tera (1962)
98 min | Drama, Romance
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45. Ningen gyorai kaiten (1955)
87 min
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46. Ashizuri misaki (1954)
108 min | Drama
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47. Hahakogusa (1959)
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48. Kigeki: Nippon no oba-chan (1962)
95 min | Comedy
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49. Boryoku (1952)
Drama
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