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1. Good Morning (1959)

Not Rated | 94 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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Two boys begin a silence strike to press their parents into buying them a television set.

Director: Yasujirô Ozu | Stars: Keiji Sada, Yoshiko Kuga, Chishû Ryû, Kuniko Miyake

Votes: 4,923

2. Drunken Angel (1948)

Unrated | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.8
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A drunken doctor with a hot temper and a violence-prone gangster with tuberculosis form a quicksilver bond.

Director: Akira Kurosawa | Stars: Takashi Shimura, Toshirô Mifune, Reizaburô Yamamoto, Michiyo Kogure

Votes: 7,134

3. Godzilla vs. Biollante (1989)

PG | 104 min | Action, Drama, Horror

6.6
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After rising from his volcanic grave, Godzilla is threatened by a mutated rosebush.

Director: Kazuki Ohmori | Stars: Kunihiko Mitamura, Yoshiko Tanaka, Masanobu Takashima, Kôji Takahashi

Votes: 3,459

4. The Idiot (1951)

166 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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A Japanese veteran, driven partially mad from the war, travels to the snowy island of Kameda where he soon enters a love triangle with his best friend and a disgraced woman.

Director: Akira Kurosawa | Stars: Setsuko Hara, Masayuki Mori, Toshirô Mifune, Yoshiko Kuga

Votes: 3,421

5. Seishun zankoku monogatari (1960)

96 min | Drama

7.0
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A harsh young man seduces a freeloading young woman and eventually takes advantage of her knack for hitch-hiking to rob middle-class men.

Director: Nagisa Ôshima | Stars: Miyuki Kuwano, Yûsuke Kawazu, Yoshiko Kuga, Fumio Watanabe

Votes: 1,420

6. Higanbana (1958)

118 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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A businessman clashes with his elder daughter over her choice of a husband.

Director: Yasujirô Ozu | Stars: Shin Saburi, Kinuyo Tanaka, Ineko Arima, Yoshiko Kuga

Votes: 2,482

7. Uwasa no onna (1954)

83 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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Hatsuko Umabuchi is a widow who runs a prosperous geisha house in present day Kyoto. Her daughter Yukiko returns from Tokyo following a failed suicide attempt, after her lover found out ... See full summary »

Director: Kenji Mizoguchi | Stars: Kinuyo Tanaka, Tomoemon Otani, Yoshiko Kuga, Eitarô Shindô

Votes: 587

8. Taira Clan Saga (1955)

108 min | Drama

7.5
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Special Forces commander Captain Tadamori returns to Kyoto after successfully defeating the uprising of pirates in the western sea of Japan. But because the high courtiers dislike career ... See full summary »

Director: Kenji Mizoguchi | Stars: Narutoshi Hayashi, Raizô Ichikawa, Tatsuya Ishiguro, Michiyo Kogure

Votes: 681

9. Kazabana (1959)

78 min | Drama

7.0
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A flashback story of a young man, from his disgraced birth ,his harsh life and his forbidden love, until when broken-hearted, can break out in search of a place where to live means more than being alive.

Director: Keisuke Kinoshita | Stars: Keiko Kishi, Ineko Arima, Yoshiko Kuga, Yûsuke Kawazu

Votes: 90

10. Daredevil in the Castle (1961)

95 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.8
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Mohei is a wandering swordsman. He arrives in the city of Osaka, where the Toyotomi clan accepts him and comes to depend upon his courage and his battlefield skills. Those skills are sorely... See full summary »

Director: Hiroshi Inagaki | Stars: Toshirô Mifune, Kyôko Kagawa, Yuriko Hoshi, Yoshiko Kuga

Votes: 80

11. Four Days of Snow and Blood (1989)

114 min | Action, Drama, War

6.9
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Based on the "2.26 Incident", an attempted coup d'état in Japan 1936, launched by radical ultra-nationalist parts of the military. Several leading politicians were killed and the center of ... See full summary »

Director: Hideo Gosha | Stars: Ken'ichi Hagiwara, Tomokazu Miura, Masahiro Motoki, Katsutoshi Arata

Votes: 97

12. Nigorie (1953)

104 min | Drama

7.2
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Story 1 : "The Thirteenth Night". Seki turns up at her parents' house in the dead of night, where she breaks down and says she cannot continue to live with her husband, a rich man to whom ... See full summary »

Director: Tadashi Imai | Stars: Akiko Tamura, Yatsuko Tan'ami, Ken Mitsuda, Hiroshi Akutagawa

Votes: 56

13. Zero no shôten (1961)

95 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.0
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Teiko's new husband disappears on a business trip. She discovers a pair of mysterious postcards hidden away in a book that may be clues to his fate.

Director: Yoshitarô Nomura | Stars: Yoshiko Kuga, Hizuru Takachiho, Ineko Arima, Kôji Nanbara

Votes: 347

14. Yûyake-gumo (1956)

78 min | Drama

7.2
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The conflicting dreams of the members of a Japanese family are threatened by a continuing series of misfortunes.

Director: Keisuke Kinoshita | Stars: Shinji Tanaka, Yûko Mochizuki, Takahiro Tamura, Yoshiko Kuga

Votes: 60

15. Somewhere Under the Broad Sky (1954)

109 min | Drama

7.2
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A family in the city of Tokyo running a liquor store overcome their impotence and dysfunction as they induce an understanding through each other of how to deal with their individual problems.

Director: Masaki Kobayashi | Stars: Keiji Sada, Yoshiko Kuga, Hideko Takamine, Akira Ishihama

Votes: 90

16. Yagyû bugeichô (1957)

106 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.7
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In the Tokugawa Era, the clan of Lord Yagyu has hidden away three scrolls containing clan secrets which, if revealed, would cause revolution and disaster for the clan. The information is ... See full summary »

Director: Hiroshi Inagaki | Stars: Toshirô Mifune, Yoshiko Kuga, Kyôko Kagawa, Mariko Okada

Votes: 78

17. Yuki fujin ezu (1950)

88 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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Young servant girl Hamako has just started working for her personal hero, Madame Yuki. Her romanticized view of the Madame is broken immediately, as she is introduced with a list of the Madame's personal problems.

Director: Kenji Mizoguchi | Stars: Michiyo Kogure, Yoshiko Kuga, Ken Uehara, Eijirô Yanagi

Votes: 226

18. Tokyo biyori (1997)

121 min | Drama

7.0
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This is a biographical film about the late Yoko Araki, who was the wife of Japan's leading photographer, Nobuyoshi Araki.

Director: Naoto Takenaka | Stars: Naoto Takenaka, Miho Nakayama, Nobuyoshi Araki, Tadanobu Asano

Votes: 177

19. Okoge (1992)

120 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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Sayoko, a young woman, meets Goh and his older gay lover Tochi, and invites them to use a room in her apartment. The three become good friends until Tochi's wife threatens to expose Tochi ... See full summary »

Director: Takehiro Nakajima | Stars: Misa Shimizu, Takeo Nakahara, Takehiro Murata, Atsushi Fukazawa

Votes: 164 | Gross: $0.25M

20. 119 (1994)

115 min | Drama

6.6
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Director: Naoto Takenaka | Stars: Hidekazu Akai, Kyôka Suzuki, Naoto Takenaka, Shin'ya Tsukamoto

Votes: 55

21. Shikonmado - Dai tatsumaki (1964)

108 min | Action, Adventure, History

7.1
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After defeat at the Siege of Osaka several survivors attempt to deliver a young prince to safety.

Director: Hiroshi Inagaki | Stars: Yôsuke Natsuki, Makoto Satô, Yuriko Hoshi, Kumi Mizuno

Votes: 61

22. Kiiroi karasu (1957)

104 min

7.4
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A young boy has formed an idealized image of his father, who has yet to be repatriated from Russia. When they finally meet they fail to get along. The boy withdraws more and more into ... See full summary »

Director: Heinosuke Gosho | Stars: Chikage Awashima, Yûnosuke Itô, Kinuyo Tanaka, Yoshiko Kuga

Votes: 36

23. Jakoman and Tetsu (1949)

91 min | Drama

7.7
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In a village subsisting on it herring fishery, a one-eyed criminal named Jakoman terrorizes the inhabitants. One of them, the son of the head of one of the fish companies by the name of ... See full summary »

Director: Senkichi Taniguchi | Stars: Toshirô Mifune, Ryûnosuke Tsukigata, Yuriko Hamada, Sen Hara

Votes: 24

24. Ani imôto (1953)

86 min | Drama

7.6
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In Older Brother, Younger Sister, director Mikio Naruse's adaptation of an oft-filmed popular novel by Saisei Murô, the eldest daughter (Machiko Kyô) of a rural family comes home pregnant, ... See full summary »

Director: Mikio Naruse | Stars: Machiko Kyô, Masayuki Mori, Yoshiko Kuga, Yûji Hori

Votes: 214

25. Till We Meet Again (1950)

110 min | Drama, History

7.2
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The hero Saburo (Okada Eiji) is obstructed by a series of events from meeting Keiko (Kuga Yoshiko), his fiancee.

Director: Tadashi Imai | Stars: Yoshiko Kuga, Eiji Okada, Osamu Takizawa, Akitake Kôno

Votes: 69

26. Muno no hito (1991)

107 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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Sukezo, a farmer manga comic artist, takes up the art rock business by setting up a shop in a shed by the river. He tries hard to be successful, but business does not go well and the family... See full summary »

Director: Naoto Takenaka | Stars: Naoto Takenaka, Jun Fubuki, Kotaro Santo, Miyako Yamaguchi

Votes: 59

27. Koibumi (1953)

98 min | Romance

7.1
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This valiant melodrama is the brilliant debut as a moviemaker of the great Japanese actress Kinuyo Tanaka, who also has a small role in the story. Based on a screenplay by Keinosuke ... See full summary »

Director: Kinuyo Tanaka | Stars: Masayuki Mori, Yoshiko Kuga, Jûkichi Uno, Jûzô Dôsan

Votes: 60

28. Yagyû bugeichô: Sôryû hiken (1958)

105 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.8
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In the Tokugawa Era, the clan of Lord Yagyu has hidden away three scrolls containing clan secrets which, if revealed, would cause revolution and disaster for the clan. The information is ... See full summary »

Director: Hiroshi Inagaki | Stars: Kôji Tsuruta, Toshirô Mifune, Nobuko Otowa, Yoshiko Kuga

Votes: 54

29. Sora ga konnani aoi wake ga nai (1993)

94 min | Comedy, Drama

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Director: Akira Emoto | Stars: Tomokazu Miura, Yui Natsukawa, Yoshiko Kuga, Kayoko Kishimoto

30. The Garden of Women (1954)

141 min | Drama

6.7
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A student at a woman's university takes a controversial action against the school's old-fashioned doctrines

Director: Keisuke Kinoshita | Stars: Mieko Takamine, Hideko Takamine, Keiko Kishi, Yoshiko Kuga

Votes: 80

31. Taiyô to bara (1956)

85 min | Drama

6.7
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A young man ignores his mother's pleas and becomes drawn to a life of crime.

Director: Keisuke Kinoshita | Stars: Akira Ishihama, Katsuo Nakamura, Sadako Sawamura, Yoshiko Kuga

Votes: 53

32. Okuman choja (1954)

83 min | Comedy

6.4
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Director: Kon Ichikawa | Stars: Isao Kimura, Yoshiko Kuga, Isuzu Yamada, Yûnosuke Itô

Votes: 17

33. Ikari no machi (1950)

105 min | Crime, Drama

7.0
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Director: Mikio Naruse | Stars: Jûkichi Uno, Yasumi Hara, Yuriko Hamada, Setsuko Wakayama

Votes: 31

34. Toki o kakeru shôjo (1997)

106 min | Sci-Fi

6.7
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A high-school girl acquires the ability to time travel.

Director: Haruki Kadokawa | Stars: Nana Nakamoto, Shunsuke Nakamura, Mitsuko Baishô, Yoshiko Kuga

Votes: 21

35. Senkan Yamato (1953)

104 min | War

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Director: Yutaka Abe | Stars: Tôru Abe, Minoru Arita, Hiroshi Ayukawa, Susumu Fujita

37. Mesu inu (1951)

100 min | Drama

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Director: Keigo Kimura | Stars: Machiko Kyô, Takashi Shimura, Yoshiko Kuga, Tanie Kitabayashi

38. Asunaro monogatari (1955)

109 min

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Director: Hiromichi Horikawa | Stars: Akira Kubo, Isao Kimura, Yoshiko Kuga, Mariko Okada

Votes: 16

39. Haru no yume (1960)

103 min | Comedy

7.0
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Director: Keisuke Kinoshita | Stars: Mariko Okada, Yoshiko Kuga, Eitarô Ozawa, Michiko Araki

Votes: 40

40. Banka (1957)

116 min | Drama

6.9
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A young woman falls for a middle aged business man, but things get complicated when she also starts having feelings for his wife.

Director: Heinosuke Gosho | Stars: Yoshiko Kuga, Masayuki Mori, Mieko Takamine, Fumio Watanabe

Votes: 40

41. Beautiful Days (1955)

120 min

7.1
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Masaki Kobayashi directs this romantic drama concerning a family of florists.

Director: Masaki Kobayashi | Stars: Keiji Sada, Yoshiko Kuga, Isao Kimura, Toshiko Kobayashi

Votes: 55

42. Yottsu no koi no monogatari (1947)

112 min | Drama

6.6
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Directors: Kajirô Yamamoto, Kenta Yamazaki, Teinosuke Kinugasa, Mikio Naruse, Shirô Toyoda | Stars: Ryô Ikebe, Yoshiko Kuga, Michiyo Kogure, Isao Numasaki

Votes: 26

43. Futari de aruita iku haru aki (1962)

102 min | Drama

6.8
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Director: Keisuke Kinoshita | Stars: Hideko Takamine, Keiji Sada, Yoshiko Kuga, Chieko Baishô

Votes: 10

44. Haru no mezame (1947)

89 min | Drama

7.4
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Director: Mikio Naruse | Stars: Tatsuya Ishiguro, Haruko Sugimura, Yoshiko Kuga, Takashi Shimura

Votes: 66

45. Kyô mo mata kakute ari nan (1959)

74 min | Drama, Romance

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A young wife looses patience with her career-minded husband and returns to her parents' home while an unpaid mortgage force the couple to rent out their home for the summer to the husband's boss.

Director: Keisuke Kinoshita | Stars: Teiji Takahashi, Yoshiko Kuga, Kanzaburô Nakamura, Takahiro Tamura

Votes: 41

46. Furyô shôjo (1949)

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Director: Mikio Naruse | Stars: Isamu Kosugi, Michiko Hoshi, Masayuki Mori, Akihiko Katayama

48. Haitoku no mesu (1961)

87 min | Thriller

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Director: Yoshitarô Nomura | Stars: Takahiro Tamura, Hizuru Takachiho, Reiko Hitomi, Sô Yamamura

49. Bosu (1949)

70 min | Drama

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Directors: Isamu Kosugi, Masahiro Makino | Stars: Isamu Kosugi, Yoshiko Kuga, Yukiko Todoroki, Osamu Takizawa

50. Inochi (1986– )

Drama

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Stars: Yoshiko Mita, Mako Ishino, Kôji Yakusho, Yoshiko Kuga