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1. 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.

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

2. Drunken Angel (1948)

Unrated | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

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

Writers: Keinosuke Uekusa, Akira Kurosawa | Director: Akira Kurosawa | Stars: Takashi Shimura, Toshirô Mifune, Reisaburô Yamamoto, Michiyo Kogure

3. The Idiot (1951)

166 min | Drama

7.5
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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.

Writers: Fyodor Dostoevsky, Eijirô Hisaita, Akira Kurosawa | Director: Akira Kurosawa | Stars: Setsuko Hara, Masayuki Mori, Toshirô Mifune, Yoshiko Kuga

4. Equinox Flower (1958)

118 min | Comedy, Drama

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

Writers: Kôgo Noda, Yasujirô Ozu, Ton Santoni | Director: Yasujirô Ozu | Stars: Shin Saburi, Kinuyo Tanaka, Ineko Arima, Yoshiko Kuga

5. Naked Youth (1960)

96 min | Drama

7.0
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Kiyoshi is a brooding young man who treats women solely as objects. Makoto is a young woman who is just reaching her sexual awakening. She and her friends accept car rides from middle aged ... See full summary »

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

6. 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.

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

7. Zero no shôten (1961)

95 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.0
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Writers: Shinobu Hashimoto, Seichô Matsumoto, Yôji Yamada | Director: Yoshitarô Nomura | Stars: Yoshiko Kuga, Hizuru Takachiho, Ineko Arima, Kôji Nanbara

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 »

Writers: Masashige Narusawa, Hisakazu Tsuji, Yoshikata Yoda, Eiji Yoshikawa | Director: Kenji Mizoguchi | Stars: Narutoshi Hayashi, Raizô Ichikawa, Tatsuya Ishiguro, Michiyo Kogure

9. The Woman in the Rumor (1954)

83 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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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 »

Writers: Masashige Narusawa, Yoshikata Yoda | Director: Kenji Mizoguchi | Stars: Kinuyo Tanaka, Tomoemon Otani, Yoshiko Kuga, Eitarô Shindô

10. Daredevil in the Castle (1961)

95 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.7
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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 »

Writers: Hiroshi Inagaki, Takeshi Kimura, Genzo Murakami | Director: Hiroshi Inagaki | Stars: Toshirô Mifune, Kyôko Kagawa, Yuriko Hoshi, Yoshiko Kuga

11. Four Days of Snow and Blood (1989)

114 min | Action, Drama, War

7.1
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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 »

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

12. 119 (1994)

115 min | Drama

6.7
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Writer: Naoto Takenaka | Director: Naoto Takenaka | Stars: Hidekazu Akai, Kyôka Suzuki, Naoto Takenaka, Shin'ya Tsukamoto

13. Asunaro monogatari (1955)

109 min

8.4
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Writers: Yasushi Inoue, Akira Kurosawa | Director: Hiromichi Horikawa | Stars: Akira Kubo, Isao Kimura, Yoshiko Kuga, Mariko Okada

14. Portrait of Madame Yuki (1950)

88 min | Drama

7.4
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Writers: Kazuro Funabashi, Seiichi Funabashi, Yoshikata Yoda | Director: Kenji Mizoguchi | Stars: Michiyo Kogure, Yoshiko Kuga, Ken Uehara, Eijirô Yanagi

15. Somewhere Under the Broad Sky (1954)

109 min | Drama

7.3
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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.

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

16. Okoge (1992)

120 min | Drama

7.3
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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 »

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

17. Uruwashiki saigetsu (1955)

120 min

7.2
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Writer: Zenzô Matsuyama | Director: Masaki Kobayashi | Stars: Keiji Sada, Yoshiko Kuga, Isao Kimura, Toshiko Kobayashi

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.

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

19. The Garden of Women (1954)

Drama

7.0
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Writers: Tomoji Abe, Keisuke Kinoshita | Director: Keisuke Kinoshita | Stars: Mieko Takamine, Hideko Takamine, Keiko Kishi, Yoshiko Kuga

20. The Rose on His Arm (1956)

85 min

6.4
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Writer: Keisuke Kinoshita | Director: Keisuke Kinoshita | Stars: Katsuo Nakamura, Sadako Sawamura, Noriko Arita, Akira Ishihama

21. Farewell to Dream (1956)

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Writer: Yoshiko Kusuda | Director: Keisuke Kinoshita | Stars: Yoshiko Kuga, Takahiro Tamura, Shinji Tanaka, Eijirô Tôno

22. Yagyu bugeicho - Ninjitsu (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 »

Writers: Kôsuke Gomi, Hiroshi Inagaki, Tokuhei Wakao | Director: Hiroshi Inagaki | Stars: Kôji Tsuruta, Toshirô Mifune, Nobuko Otowa, Yoshiko Kuga

23. Yagyû bugeichô (1957)

109 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 »

Writers: Kôsuke Gomi, Hiroshi Inagaki, Takeshi Kimura | Director: Hiroshi Inagaki | Stars: Toshirô Mifune, Kôji Tsuruta, Yoshiko Kuga, Mariko Okada

24. Jakoman to Tetsu (1949)

91 min | Drama

7.5
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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 »

Writers: Keizo Kajino, Akira Kurosawa, Senkichi Taniguchi | Director: Senkichi Taniguchi | Stars: Toshirô Mifune, Ryûnosuke Tsukigata, Yuriko Hamada, Sen Hara

25. Kiiroi karasu (1957)

104 min

7.5
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Writers: Keiji Hasebe, Kennosuke Tateoka, Shigeko Yuki | Director: Heinosuke Gosho | Stars: Chikage Awashima, Yûnosuke Itô, Kinuyo Tanaka, Yoshiko Kuga

26. An Inlet of Muddy Water (1953)

104 min | Drama

6.8
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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 »

Writers: Ichiyo Higuchi, Toshirô Ide, Yôko Mizuki | Director: Tadashi Imai | Stars: Ken Mitsuda, Yatsuko Tan'ami, Akiko Tamura, Hiro Kumon

27. Till We Meet Again (1950)

110 min | Drama, History

7.3
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Writers: Yôko Mizuki, Toshio Yasumi | Director: Tadashi Imai | Stars: Shimo Akiko, Hiroshi Akutagawa, Ichirô Chiba, Kiyoko Hirai

28. Love Letter (1953)

98 min | Romance

7.0
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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 »

Writers: Keisuke Kinoshita, Fumio Niwa | Director: Kinuyo Tanaka | Stars: Masayuki Mori, Yoshiko Kuga, Jûkichi Uno, Kyôko Kagawa

29. Older Brother, Younger Sister (1953)

86 min | Drama

7.5
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Writers: Yôko Mizuki, Saisei Murô | Director: Mikio Naruse | Stars: Machiko Kyô, Masayuki Mori, Yoshiko Kuga, Yûji Hori

30. Spring Dreams (1960)

126 min

6.6
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Director: Keisuke Kinoshita | Stars: Yoshiko Kuga, Mariko Okada, Chishû Ryû

31. Shikonmado - Dai tatsumaki (1964)

108 min | Action, Adventure, History

7.0
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Writers: Hiroshi Inagaki, Takeshi Kimura, Norio Nanjo | Director: Hiroshi Inagaki | Stars: Yôsuke Natsuki, Makoto Satô, Yuriko Hoshi, Kumi Mizuno

32. 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 »

Writers: Toshiharu Maruuchi, Yoshiharu Tsuge | Director: Naoto Takenaka | Stars: Naoto Takenaka, Jun Fubuki, Kotaro Santo, Miyako Yamaguchi

34. Snow Flurry (1959)

97 min

6.9
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Writer: Keisuke Kinoshita | Director: Keisuke Kinoshita | Stars: Keiko Kishi, Ineko Arima, Yoshiko Kuga, Yûsuke Kawazu

36. The Eternal Rainbow (1958)

Drama

7.0
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Writer: Keisuke Kinoshita | Director: Keisuke Kinoshita | Stars: Chishû Ryû, Kinuyo Tanaka, Yoshiko Kuga, Kazuya Kosaka

37. A Billionaire (1954)

83 min | Comedy

6.5
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Writers: Kôbô Abe, Keiji Hasebe, Kon Ichikawa, Natto Wada, Taizo Yokoyama | Director: Kon Ichikawa | Stars: Isao Kimura, Yoshiko Kuga, Isuzu Yamada, Yûnosuke Itô

38. Spring Awakens (1947)

89 min

7.5
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Writers: Mikio Naruse, Toshio Yasumi | Director: Mikio Naruse | Stars: Tatsuya Ishiguro, Haruko Sugimura, Yoshiko Kuga, Takashi Shimura

39. Inochi (1986– )

Drama

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

40. Senkan Yamato (1953)

104 min | War

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

42. Angry Street (1950)

105 min

7.1
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Writers: Mikio Naruse, Motosada Nishiki, Fumio Niwa | Director: Mikio Naruse | Stars: Jûkichi Uno, Yasumi Hara, Yuriko Hamada, Setsuko Wakayama

43. Jôshû to tomo ni (1956)

102 min | Drama

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Writer: Sumie Tanaka | Director: Seiji Hisamatsu | Stars: Setsuko Hara, Kinuyo Tanaka, Michiyo Kogure, Kyôko Kagawa

44. Thus Another Day (1959)

73 min

6.9
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Writer: Keisuke Kinoshita | Director: Keisuke Kinoshita | Stars: Teiji Takahashi, Yoshiko Kuga, Kanzaburô Nakamura, Rentarô Mikuni

45. The Bad Girl (1949)

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

46. Kawa no nagare no you ni (2000)

108 min

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Writer: Yasushi Akimoto | Director: Yasushi Akimoto | Stars: Mitsuko Mori, Kunie Tanaka, Kei Tani, Chôsuke Ikariya

47. Banka (1957)

116 min | Drama

6.9
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Writer: Toshio Yasumi | Director: Heinosuke Gosho | Stars: Yoshiko Kuga, Masayuki Mori, Tatsuo Saitô, Mieko Takamine

48. Mesu inu (1951)

100 min | Drama

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

49. Ballad of a Worker (1962)

102 min | Drama

6.0
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Writer: Keisuke Kinoshita | Director: Keisuke Kinoshita | Stars: Hideko Takamine, Keiji Sada, Yoshiko Kuga, Chieko Baishô

50. Hi mo tsuki mo (1969)

98 min | Drama

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Writers: Yuzuru Hirose, Yasunari Kawabata | Director: Noboru Nakamura | Stars: Shima Iwashita, Kôji Ishizaka, Masayuki Mori, Jin Nakayama