Most Popular Titles With Hiroyuki Nagato
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1. Gozu (2003)
R | 129 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
A yakuza enforcer is ordered to secretly drive his beloved colleague to be assassinated. But when the colleague unceremoniously disappears en route, the trip that follows is a twisted, surreal and horrifying experience.
2. Shinjuku Incident (2009)
R | 119 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A simple Chinese immigrant wages a perilous war against one of the most powerful criminal organizations on the planet.
4. The Insect Woman (1963)
Not Rated | 123 min | Drama
Amorality in Japan. Tome is born into poverty in rural Japan, in the late 1910s. Chuji, her father, dotes on her; her mother is less faithful. Tome becomes a neighbor's mistress, works at ... See full summary »
5. Pigs and Battleships (1961)
Not Rated | 77 min | Drama, Comedy, Crime
A young hoodlum decides to work for a criminal organization who is tearing itself apart.
7. Yo-Yo Girl Cop (2006)
Recruited by a clandestine police organization, "K" must stop a plot by student radicals to create anarchy in Japan. Armed with a hi-tech steel yo-yo, and a new name (Asamiya Saki), she ... See full summary »
8. Ningen no shômei (1977)
100 min | Crime, Drama
When an American is murdered in a Japanese inn, Tokyo police detective Munesue follows the trail of the killer to New York. There he is joined by a New York City detective named Shuftan and together they sort out the crime.
10. Tombstone of the Fireflies (2008)
100 min | Drama, War
Set during World War II, the film follows a young brother and sister as they attempt to survive the aftermath of the firebombing of Kobe City.
11. The Warped Ones (1960)
75 min | Drama
A juvenile delinquent gets out of the pen and immediately embarks on a rampage of untethered anger, most of it directed at the girlfriend of the journalist who helped send him up. The ... See full summary »
14. Zato Ichi: Stage Play (2008)
166 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
In addition to churning out crowd-pleasers like Crows Zero, Like a Dragon, and Sukiyaki Western Django, maverick director Miike Takashi also found time to return to theater in 2007. ... See full summary »
15. Shôgun Iemitsu no ranshin - Gekitotsu (1989)
114 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Iemitsu, Tokugawa Shogun III, hates his eldest son Takechiyo; all his love is given to his younger son Tokumatsu. One day, he orders Takechiyo to an initiation rite in Yedo (today's Tokio).... See full summary »
16. Flowers (I) (2010)
110 min | Drama
A story of six women from three different generations, each living their own journeys in their respective periods, spanning decades of dramatic changes in Japan from the 1930s to the present.
18. Silence Has No Wings (1966)
110 min | Drama
Following the journey of a caterpillar along the Japanese islands from Nagasaki to Hokkaido, this allegorical and oblique first feature film by Kuroki depicts in exquisite images a series of encounters and life's turning points.
19. Endless Desire (1958)
101 min | Comedy
On August 15, ten years after the Pacific War, five people meet at a station. Their purpose is to dig out a cache of morphine -- now worth sixty million yen -- that HASHIMOTO, an army ... See full summary »
20. Nihon kyokaku-den (1964)
A timber merchant and haulage firm in late 19th century Tokyo is in trouble. The widowed lady owner is being threatened by a scheming competitor who is offering much cheaper labour. X has ... See full summary »
23. Kumokiri Nizaemon (1978)
163 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Kumokiri Nizaemon, a former samurai warrior, has abandoned his class to become the leader of a gang of thieves. He leads his outlaws in an attempt to rob the castle of his former clan.
24. Stolen Desire (1958)
90 min | Comedy
A rumbunctious and ribald tale of a troupe of travelling actors who alternate highlights of kabuki theatre with strip shows.
26. Onna goroshi abura no jigoku (1992)
115 min | Drama
Set during the 1700s, the film centers on the life and murder of Okichi (Kanako Higuchi), the bored wife of a wealthy Osaka oil merchant... See full synopsis »
27. Four Days of Snow and Blood (1989)
114 min | Action, Drama, War
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 »
29. Shôwa zankyô-den: Shinde moraimasu (1970)
93 min | Action, Crime
Young yakuza Shujiro Hanada (Takakura) goes to prison after losing his cool in a rigged gambling game and slashing a few other players. When he's released in 1927, the world has changed. ... See full summary »
37. My Second Brother (1960)
101 min | Drama
Being a faithful 'company man', Yoshikawa moves steadily ahead within the Toho corporation. But Kaji, his old friend, makes his way through the dark side of the social world, working for a ... See full summary »
42. Koto (1963)
107 min | Drama
Two twin girls are separated at birth. One grows up in a loving family. The other one doesn't. They finally meat by complete accident on a town fair. No one ever told them about the other one so they begin familiarizing with each other.
47. Aoi aoi sora (2010)
128 min | Drama, Family
High school girls decided to participate the Calligraphy Demonstration Event. The importance of calligraphy is 'to learn how to express oneself',which is also the most difficult skill that ... See full summary »