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1. Tokyo Story (1953)

Not Rated | 136 min | Drama

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

Director: Yasujirô Ozu | Stars: Chishû Ryû, Chieko Higashiyama, Sô Yamamura, Setsuko Hara

Votes: 26,347

2. Kwaidan (1964)

Not Rated | 183 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

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A collection of four Japanese folk tales with supernatural themes.

Director: Masaki Kobayashi | Stars: Rentarô Mikuni, Michiyo Aratama, Misako Watanabe, Kenjirô Ishiyama

Votes: 10,123

3. Red Beard (1965)

Not Rated | 185 min | Drama

8.3
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In 19th century Japan, a rough tempered yet charitable town doctor trains a young intern.

Director: Akira Kurosawa | Stars: Toshirô Mifune, Yûzô Kayama, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Reiko Dan

Votes: 11,283

4. Late Spring (1949)

Not Rated | 108 min | Drama

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Noriko is twenty-seven years old and still living with her widowed father. Everybody tries to talk her into marrying, but Noriko wants to stay at home caring for her father.

Director: Yasujirô Ozu | Stars: Chishû Ryû, Setsuko Hara, Yumeji Tsukioka, Haruko Sugimura

Votes: 8,957

5. An Autumn Afternoon (1962)

Not Rated | 112 min | Drama

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An aging widower arranges a marriage for his only daughter.

Director: Yasujirô Ozu | Stars: Chishû Ryû, Shima Iwashita, Keiji Sada, Mariko Okada

Votes: 4,773

6. Early Summer (1951)

Not Rated | 124 min | Drama

8.2
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A family chooses a match for their daughter Noriko, but she, surprisingly, has her own plans.

Director: Yasujirô Ozu | Stars: Setsuko Hara, Chishû Ryû, Chikage Awashima, Kuniko Miyake

Votes: 4,509

7. 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: 4,651

8. Floating Weeds (1959)

Not Rated | 119 min | Drama

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The head of a Japanese theatre troupe returns to a small coastal town where he left a son who thinks he is his uncle, and tries to make up for the lost time, but his current mistress grows jealous.

Director: Yasujirô Ozu | Stars: Ganjirô Nakamura, Machiko Kyô, Haruko Sugimura, Ayako Wakao

Votes: 4,897

9. The End of Summer (1961)

103 min | Drama

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The family of an older man who runs a small sake brewery become concerned with his finances and his health after they discover him visiting an old mistress from his youth.

Director: Yasujirô Ozu | Stars: Ganjirô Nakamura, Setsuko Hara, Yôko Tsukasa, Michiyo Aratama

Votes: 2,353

10. No Regrets for Our Youth (1946)

110 min | Drama

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The daughter of a politically disgraced university professor struggles to find a place for herself in love and life, in the uncertain world of Japan leading into WWII.

Director: Akira Kurosawa | Stars: Setsuko Hara, Susumu Fujita, Denjirô Ôkôchi, Haruko Sugimura

Votes: 1,937

11. Yôkihi (1955)

Approved | 98 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.5
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In eighth century China, the Emperor is grieving over the death of his wife. The Yang family wants to provide the Emperor with a consort so that they may consolidate their influence over ... See full summary »

Director: Kenji Mizoguchi | Stars: Machiko Kyô, Masayuki Mori, Sô Yamamura, Eitarô Shindô

Votes: 1,048

12. Samurai Assassin (1965)

122 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.7
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February 17 to March 3, 1860, inside Edo castle. A group of assassins wait by Sakurada Gate to kill the lord of the House of Ii, a powerful man in the Tokugawa government, which has ruled ... See full summary »

Director: Kihachi Okamoto | Stars: Toshirô Mifune, Keiju Kobayashi, Michiyo Aratama, Yûnosuke Itô

Votes: 1,438

13. The Petrified Forest (1973)

118 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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Medical student Himoto Haruo makes no compromises in resolving issues with his mother, his authoritarian department boss, and his girlfriend's abusive employer.

Director: Masahiro Shinoda | Stars: Ken'ichi Hagiwara, Sayoko Ninomiya, Masako Yagi, Takeshi Kusaka

Votes: 80

14. Tokyo Twilight (1957)

Not Rated | 140 min | Drama

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

Director: Yasujirô Ozu | Stars: Setsuko Hara, Ineko Arima, Chishû Ryû, Isuzu Yamada

Votes: 1,917

15. Early Spring (1956)

144 min | Drama

8.0
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A young man and his wife struggle within the confines of their passionless relationship while he has an extramarital romance.

Director: Yasujirô Ozu | Stars: Chikage Awashima, Ryô Ikebe, Teiji Takahashi, Keiko Kishi

Votes: 1,712

16. Repast (1951)

97 min | Drama

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Michiyo lives in the small place Osaka and is not happy with her marriage, all she does is cook and clean for her husband.

Director: Mikio Naruse | Stars: Ken Uehara, Setsuko Hara, Yukiko Shimazaki, Yôko Sugi

Votes: 937

17. Nippon tanjô (1959)

112 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

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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 »

Director: Hiroshi Inagaki | Stars: Toshirô Mifune, Yôko Tsukasa, Akihiko Hirata, Kyôko Kagawa

Votes: 154

18. 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 »

Director: Mikio Naruse | Stars: Kinuyo Tanaka, Isuzu Yamada, Hideko Takamine, Mariko Okada

Votes: 583

19. The Strange Tale of Oyuki (1992)

116 min | Drama

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The film tells the story of Japanese writer Kafu Nagai (1879-1959), a man about sixty with a huge reputation of seducer who falls madly in love for a young geisha named Oyuki. Meticulous ... See full summary »

Director: Kaneto Shindô | Stars: Masahiko Tsugawa, Yuki Sumida, Kazuyo Asari, Jun Hamamura

Votes: 90

20. Kaseki (1975)

200 min | Drama

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Director: Masaki Kobayashi | Stars: Shin Saburi, Mayumi Ogawa, Keiko Kishi, Komaki Kurihara

Votes: 85

21. Late Chrysanthemums (1954)

101 min | Drama

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What is the life of a Geisha like once her beauty has faded and she has retired? Kin has saved her money, and has become a wealthy money-lender, spending her days cold-heartedly collecting ... See full summary »

Director: Mikio Naruse | Stars: Haruko Sugimura, Ken Uehara, Sadako Sawamura, Chikako Hosokawa

Votes: 677

22. With Beauty and Sorrow (1965)

106 min | Drama, Romance

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Long before the events of the movie Ôki, who was approaching middle age, had a relation to 16-year-old Otoko. She got pregnant, but the child was stillborn. Their relation stopped at the ... See full summary »

Director: Masahiro Shinoda | Stars: Kaoru Yachigusa, Mariko Kaga, Sô Yamamura, Kei Yamamoto

Votes: 136

23. The Outcast (1962)

119 min | Drama

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Director: Kon Ichikawa | Stars: Raizô Ichikawa, Shiho Fujimura, Hiroyuki Nagato, Rentarô Mikuni

Votes: 75

24. The Yotsuda Phantom (1949)

85 min | Horror

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Iemon Tamiya is an impovershed masterless samurai who craves a better life, which he cannot have because of his marriage to Oiwa, who is completely devoted to her husband

Director: Keisuke Kinoshita | Stars: Kinuyo Tanaka, Ken Uehara, Hisako Yamane, Haruko Sugimura

Votes: 77

25. The Wife of Seishu Hanaoka (1967)

99 min | Drama, History

7.5
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Director: Yasuzô Masumura | Stars: Raizô Ichikawa, Ayako Wakao, Hideko Takamine, Yûnosuke Itô

Votes: 91

26. She Was Like a Wild Chrysanthemum (1955)

100 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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An old man, being rowed along a river, sees a field of daisies (or Wild Chrysanthemums, as they are described in the title, or starworts, as they are referred to in the subtitles), and ... See full summary »

Director: Keisuke Kinoshita | Stars: Noriko Arita, Chishû Ryû, Haruko Sugimura, Takahiro Tamura

Votes: 145

27. Shaka (1961)

139 min | Drama

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Director: Kenji Misumi | Stars: Kôjirô Hongô, Charito Solis, Shintarô Katsu, Machiko Kyô

Votes: 36

28. 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 »

Director: Mikio Naruse | Stars: Chikage Awashima, Michiyo Aratama, Kumi Mizuno, Yôko Tsukasa

Votes: 205

29. An Inlet of Muddy Water (1953)

104 min | Drama

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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: Ken Mitsuda, Yatsuko Tan'ami, Akiko Tamura, Hiro Kumon

Votes: 51

30. Daughters, Wives and a Mother (1960)

123 min | Drama

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Director: Mikio Naruse | Stars: Setsuko Hara, Hideko Takamine, Akira Takarada, Hiroshi Koizumi

Votes: 176

31. Army (1944)

Not Rated | 87 min | Drama

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Kinoshita's ambitious and intensely moving film begins as a multi-generational epic about the military legacy of one Japanese family, before settling into an emotionally complex portrayal ... See full summary »

Director: Keisuke Kinoshita | Stars: Chishû Ryû, Ken Mitsuda, Kazumasa Hoshino, Kinuyo Tanaka

Votes: 161

32. Mother (1963)

100 min

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Tamiko is a divorced mother with a seriously ill son, struggling to save him and give both a sense of their existence. She lives with her mother and brother, but will marry a man older than... See full summary »

Director: Kaneto Shindô | Stars: Nobuko Otowa, Haruko Sugimura, Homizu Aratani, Kentarô Kaji

Votes: 46

33. A Last Note (1995)

110 min | Drama

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Yoko is a famous actress who goes to a mountain chalet for a few days rest. There, she learns a secret from her companion Toyoko.

Director: Kaneto Shindô | Stars: Haruko Sugimura, Nobuko Otowa, Hideo Kanze, Kyôko Asagiri

Votes: 121

34. Till We Meet Again (1950)

110 min | Drama, History

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Director: Tadashi Imai | Stars: Shimo Akiko, Hiroshi Akutagawa, Ichirô Chiba, Kiyoko Hirai

Votes: 61

35. Spring Awakens (1947)

89 min | Drama

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

Votes: 64

36. Morning for the Osone Family (1946)

Not Rated | 81 min | Drama

7.0
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Kinoshita's first film after the end of World War II is a wrenching, superbly wrought tale about a liberal-minded Japanese family torn apart by war and imperialist politics. Morning for the... See full summary »

Director: Keisuke Kinoshita | Stars: Haruko Sugimura, Toshinosuke Nagao, Shin Tokudaiji, Mitsuko Miura

Votes: 145

37. Four Love Stories (1947)

112 min | Drama

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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

38. The Scent of Incense (1964)

88 min | Drama

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Director: Keisuke Kinoshita | Stars: Mariko Okada, Kinuyo Tanaka, Haruko Sugimura, Gô Katô

Votes: 14

39. A Woman's Place (1962)

111 min

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Director: Mikio Naruse | Stars: Hideko Takamine, Yôko Tsukasa, Yuriko Hoshi, Reiko Dan

Votes: 48

40. Sekigahara (1981 TV Movie)

420 min | Drama, History

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Directors: Shin'ichi Kamoshita, Ichiro Takahashi | Stars: Hisaya Morishige, Gô Katô, Rentarô Mikuni, Toshirô Mifune

Votes: 7

41. Radishes and Carrots (1965)

107 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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Director: Minoru Shibuya | Stars: Chishû Ryû, Nobuko Otowa, Mariko Kaga, Isao Yamagata

Votes: 20

42. Das geschriebene Gesicht (1995)

90 min | Documentary

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Director: Daniel Schmid | Stars: Tamasaburô Bandô, Han Takehara, Haruko Sugimura, Yajuro Bando

Votes: 27

43. The Crowded Streetcar (1957)

102 min | Comedy

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Tamio Moroi graduates from a prestigious university and obtains a job at the Camel Brewery in a distant town. He is keen to work hard, but is warned to take it easy and just appear as if he... See full summary »

Director: Kon Ichikawa | Stars: Hiroshi Kawaguchi, Chishû Ryû, Haruko Sugimura, Michiko Ono

Votes: 53

44. Onna no issho (1953)

136 min

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Director: Kaneto Shindô | Stars: Nobuko Otowa, Koreya Senda, Jûkichi Uno, Akira Yamauchi

Votes: 5

45. Fireworks Over the Sea (1951)

122 min | Action, Drama, Romance

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Director: Keisuke Kinoshita | Stars: Michiyo Kogure, Yôko Katsuragi, Teruko Kishi, Chishû Ryû

Votes: 22

46. Senba zuru (1953)

122 min | Drama

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Director: Kôzaburô Yoshimura | Stars: Michiyo Kogure, Nobuko Otowa, Haruko Sugimura, Masayuki Mori

47. I Lived, But... (1983)

123 min | Documentary

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Director: Kazuo Inoue | Stars: Ineko Arima, Chikage Awashima, Shôhei Imamura, Shima Iwashita

Votes: 135

48. My Daughter and I (1962)

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Director: Hiromichi Horikawa | Stars: Yuriko Hoshi, Sô Yamamura, Setsuko Hara, Tsutomu Yamazaki

49. Temptation (1948)

106 min

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Director: Kôzaburô Yoshimura | Stars: Shin Saburi, Akira Yamauchi, Haruko Sugimura, Setsuko Hara

Votes: 15

50. Shinshaku Yotsuya kaidan: kôhen (1949)

73 min | Horror

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Director: Keisuke Kinoshita | Stars: Kinuyo Tanaka, Ken Uehara, Hisako Yamane, Haruko Sugimura

Votes: 50