Most Popular Titles With Yutaka Sada

1. Yojimbo (1961)
110 min | Action, Adventure
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A crafty ronin comes to a town divided by two criminal gangs and decides to play them against each other to free the town.

2. The Hidden Fortress (1958)
126 min | Adventure, Drama
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Lured by gold, two greedy peasants escort a man and woman across enemy lines. However, they do not realize that their companions are actually a princess and her general.

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. Sanjuro (1962)
96 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
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A crafty samurai helps a young man and his fellow clansmen save his uncle, who has been framed and imprisoned by a corrupt superintendent.

5. 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.

6. Mothra vs. Godzilla (1964)
89 min | Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi
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A greedy developer unwittingly hatches a gigantic baby moth upon Tokyo, while Godzilla strikes once again.

7. The Bad Sleep Well (1960)
135 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
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A vengeful young man marries the daughter of a corrupt industrialist in order to seek justice for his father's suicide.

8. Destroy All Monsters (1968)
88 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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Female aliens take control of Earth's monsters and begin using them to destroy the human race.

9. Godzilla Versus the Sea Monster (1966)
83 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
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A young man steals a boat to find his brother, but he and his shipmates become shipwrecked on a mysterious island inhabited by a giant sea monster and a slumbering Godzilla.

10. Godzilla's Revenge (1969)
70 min | Family, Sci-Fi
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A bullied schoolboy dreams of traveling to Monster Island, where he befriends Godzilla's son, who is also having bully troubles.

11. Red Beard (1965)
185 min | Drama
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In 19th century Japan, a rough tempered yet charitable town doctor trains a young intern.

12. Samurai I: Musashi Miyamoto (I) (1954)
93 min | Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama
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With his closest friend, Matahachi, Takezo (the town's wild, orphan kid) leaves his village to join an army on its way to battle. After their side loses, they seek shelter in the isolated ... See full summary »

13. The Mysterians (1957)
85 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
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Aliens arrive on Earth and ask permission to be given a certain tract of land for their people to live on. But when they are discovered to be invaders, responsible for the giant robot that ... See full summary »

14. Frankenstein Conquers the World (1965)
87 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
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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 »

15. When a Woman Ascends the Stairs (1960)
111 min | Drama
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This is the story of Mama, a.k.a. Keiko, a middle-aged bar hostess who must choose to either get married or buy a bar of her own. Her family hounds her for money, her customers for her ... See full summary »

16. I Live in Fear (1955)
103 min | Drama
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An aging, industrialist Japanese man becomes so fearful of nuclear war that it begins to take a toll on his life and family.

17. Japan's Longest Day (1967)
157 min | Drama, History, War
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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 »

18. The H-Man (1958)
79 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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When a narcotics deal goes sour and a suspect disappears, leaving only his clothes, Tokyo police question his wife and stake out the nightclub where she works. His disappearance stumps the ... See full summary »

19. The Ambush: Incident at Blood Pass (1970)
117 min | Action, Drama
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In the Edo period, a nameless ronin accepts an assignment to go to a mountain pass and wait. Near the pass he stops at an inn where a collection of characters gather, including a gang set ... See full summary »

20. Hawai Middowei daikaikûsen: Taiheiyô no arashi (1960)
118 min | Drama, History, War
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Lt. Koji Kitami is a navigator-bombardier in Japan's Naval Air Force. He participates in the Japanese raid on the U.S. Naval Base at Pearl Harbor in 1941 and is welcomed with pride in his ... See full summary »

21. Nippon tanjô (1959)
112 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
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The legend of the birth of Shintoism. In Fourth Century Japan, the Emperor Keikoh's son Ouso expects to succeed his father on the throne, but Otomo, the Emperor's vassal, prefers Ouso's ... See full summary »

22. Gekido no showashi: Okinawa kessen (1971)
149 min | Drama, History, War
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23. Yearning (1964)
98 min | Drama
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19yo girl loses husband in war. Bombing destroys his family's shop and the widow stays to rebuild it as the rest of the family flee and runs it for 18 years out of love for her dead husband... See full synopsis »

24. Nihonkai daikaisen (1969)
128 min | Drama, History, War
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Japan and Russia clash in what comes to be known as the Russo-Japanese War. An attempt by the Japanese fleet and army to take Port Arthur fails, and a Russian fleet bears down on the Sea of... See full summary »

25. The Last War (1961)
110 min | Sci-Fi
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This Japanese film speculates on the events which lead the U.S. and the Soviet Union into a nuclear Armageddon.

26. Two in the Shadow (1967)
108 min | Drama
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27. Yagyu bugeicho - Ninjitsu (1958)
105 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
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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 »

28. Flowing (1956)
117 min | Drama
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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 »

29. The Lost World of Sinbad (1963)
96 min | Fantasy, Action, Adventure
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Sukezaemon, a pirate, is shipwrecked in a strange corner of the world. With his companion, a wizard named Sennin, Sukezaemon becomes entangled in a plot by the evil premier to succeed the dying King Raksha.

30. Urutora Q (1965– )
30 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
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31. Denso Ningen (1960)
85 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
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Men are being murdered by a psycho called "The Telegian," who uses a matter-transmitting device to locate his victims.

32. Aru kengo no shogai (1959)
111 min | Action, Drama
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Edmund Rostand's play Cyrano de Bergerac, transplanted to Japan. A poet-warrior with an oversized nose (matched only by his great heart) loves a lady. But she sees him only as a friend, so ... See full summary »

33. Rengô kantai shirei chôkan: Yamamoto Isoroku (1968)
131 min | Drama, War
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As Japan joins in a political pact with Nazi Germany and fascist Italy, Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto is appointed supreme commander of the Japanese fleet. With Japan headed inexorably toward ... See full summary »

34. 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 »

35. Tomei ningen (1954)
70 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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A car strikes an unseen object; blood spreads from an invisible source which becomes visible as the bleeding man dies. He carries with him a suicide note dedicated to his only friend, who ... See full summary »

36. Attack Squadron! (1963)
101 min | Action, Drama, War
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Lt. Col. Senda resists the idea of sending Japanese fighter pilots on suicide missions. He believes that what is really necessary for Japan to regain momentum in the war is for the air ... See full summary »

37. The Last Gunfight (1960)
95 min | Crime, Drama
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Japanese police detective Saburo Fujioka is suspected of corruption, demoted, and sent to the city of Kojin. Kojin is the scene of fierce fighting between rival gangs. Fujioka is assigned ... See full summary »

38. Hit and Run (1966)
100 min | Crime, Drama
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39. Taiheiyô kiseki no sakusen: Kisuka (1965)
105 min | Drama, War
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In 1943, the Aleutian island of Kiska was fortified by a small contingent of Japanese soldiers. When word arrived of an impending attack by an overwhelming force of Americans, the Japanese ... See full summary »

40. A Wife's Heart (1956)
101 min | Drama
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41. The Gambling Samurai (1960)
90 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
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Chuji Kunisada returns to his home village to find that Jubei Matsui, the corrupt magistrate, has been responsible for virtually destroying Kunisada's family. A final tragedy leads Kunisada... See full summary »

42. A Woman's Life (1963)
126 min | Drama
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43. Untamed Woman (1957)
121 min | Drama
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44. Garakuta (1964)
116 min | Drama
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45. Poignant Story (1962)
106 min | Drama
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46. Gekido no showashi 'Gunbatsu' (1970)
134 min | Drama, War
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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. Gen to fudômyô-ô (1961)
111 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
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Gen is a lonely orphan boy. His sole sense of companionship comes from an imaginary friend, the god Prince Fudo-Myo. Prince Fudo-Myo comes to the boy's rescue in times of difficulty.

48. Yajû shisubeshi (1959)
96 min | Crime
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49. Ôban (1957)
118 min
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