Highest Rated Titles With Nobuo Nakamura

1. Ikiru (1952)
143 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

A bureaucrat tries to find a meaning in his life after he discovers he has terminal cancer.

2. The Human Condition I: No Greater Love (I) (1959)
208 min | Drama, History, War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

In the World War II, the pacifist and humanist Japanese Kaji accepts to travel with his wife Michiko to the tiny Manchurian village Loh Hu Liong to work as supervisor in an iron ore mine to... See full summary »

3. Tokyo Story (1953)
136 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

An old couple visit their children and grandchildren in the city; but the children have little time for them.

4. High and Low (1963)
143 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

An executive of a shoe company becomes a victim of extortion when his chauffeur's son is kidnapped and held for ransom.

5. Throne of Blood (1957)
110 min | Action, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

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.

6. Tokyo Twilight (1957)
140 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Two sisters find out the existence of their long-lost mother, but the younger cannot take the truth of being abandoned as a child.

7. The Bad Sleep Well (1960)
135 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

A vengeful young man marries the daughter of a corrupt industrialist in order to seek justice for his father's suicide.

8. An Autumn Afternoon (1962)
112 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

An aging widower arranges a marriage for his only daughter.

9. Late Autumn (1960)
128 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

A widow tries to marry off her daughter with the help of her late husband's three friends.

10. NET Playhouse (1964–1972)
90 min | Biography, Drama, History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
11. Kokotsu no hito (1973)
102 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
12. Equinox Flower (1958)
118 min | Comedy, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

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

13. Two in the Shadow (1967)
108 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  
14. Flowing (1956)
117 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Otsuta is running the geisha house Tsuta in Tokyo. Her business is heavily in debt. Her daughter Katsuyo doesn't see any future in her mothers trade in the late days of Geisha. But Otsuta ... See full summary »

15. Tampopo (1985)
114 min | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

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.

16. Early Spring (1956)
144 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

A young man and his wife struggle within the confines of their passionless relationship while he has an extramarital romance.

17. The Creature Called Man (1970)
93 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
18. Zesshô (1975)
94 min
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
19. Japan's Longest Day (1967)
157 min | Drama, History, War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

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 »

20. The Rickshaw Man (1958)
103 min | Comedy, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A poor rickshaw driver finds himself taking care of a young woman and her son after the woman's husband dies suddenly.

21. Bokuto kidan (1960)
150 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
22. Hanran (1959)
97 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
24. The Life and Works of Yasujiro Ozu (1983)
123 min | Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
25. The Family (1974)
211 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
26. A False Student (1960)
94 min | Comedy, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
27. I Live in Fear (1955)
103 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

An aging, industrialist Japanese man becomes so fearful of nuclear war that it begins to take a toll on his life and family.

29. Poignant Story (1962)
106 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
30. Punishment Room (1956)
100 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Katsumi is a university student who has no respect for his hardworking parents, his professors, or even his friends. He helps one friend obtain a loan to finance a dance, by humiliating his... See full summary »

32. Yajû shisubeshi (1959)
96 min | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
34. The Devil's Ballad (1977)
144 min | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
35. Anzukko (1958)
110 min
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  
36. Bu su (1987)
95 min
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  
37. Jû jin yuki otoko (1955)
94 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A yeti terrorizes people on top of Mount Fuji.

38. An Inlet of Muddy Water (1953)
104 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

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 »

40. The Last War (1961)
110 min | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

This Japanese film speculates on the events which lead the U.S. and the Soviet Union into a nuclear Armageddon.

42. Radishes and Carrots (1965)
107 min | Comedy, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
43. The War of the Gargantuas (1966)
92 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

An experimental lab animal called a gargantua escapes from his captors and is suspected to be the creature that is killing people all over the countryside. But when the gargantua from the ... See full summary »

44. Yoru no chô (1957)
90 min | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
45. Akujo no kisetsu (1958)
110 min | Comedy, Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A rich skinflint, hated by his common wife (a previous Geisha) and his nephew, tries to follow his selfish desires and keep his wealth of diamonds safe; while there are separate plots being... See full summary »

46. Gekido no showashi 'Gunbatsu' (1970)
134 min | Drama, War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Reporter Goro Arai covers the war for a Japanese newspaper. He follows the activities of Japan's top military leader, Hideki Tojo, and comes to view Tojo as a dangerous military tyrant. But... See full summary »

47. No raifu kingu (1991)
106 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
48. Uchû daikaijû Dogora (1964)
83 min | Crime, Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

The Earth is attacked by a giant jellyfish monster from outer space that, for some reason, has a sweet tooth for diamonds.

49. Tidal Wave (1973)
82 min | Thriller, Sci-Fi, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Racked by earthquakes and volcanos, Japan is slowly sinking into the sea. A race against time and tide begins as Americans and Japanese work together to salvage some fraction of the ... See full summary »

50. Frankenstein Conquers the World (1965)
87 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

During WWII, a human heart taken from a certain lab in Europe (Dr. Frankenstein's) is kept in a Japanese lab, when it gets exposed to the radiation of the bombing of Hiroshima. The heart ... See full summary »