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1. Letters from Iwo Jima (2006)

R | 141 min | Drama, History, War

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89 Metascore

The story of the battle of Iwo Jima between the United States and Imperial Japan during World War II, as told from the perspective of the Japanese who fought it.

Writers: Iris Yamashita, Paul Haggis, Tadamichi Kuribayashi, Tsuyoko Yoshido | Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Ken Watanabe, Kazunari Ninomiya, Tsuyoshi Ihara, Ryô Kase

2. Restless (I) (2011)

PG-13 | 91 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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47 Metascore

The story of a terminally ill teenage girl who falls for a boy who likes to attend funerals and their encounters with the ghost of a Japanese kamikaze pilot from WWII.

Writer: Jason Lew | Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: Mia Wasikowska, Henry Hopper, Ryô Kase, Schuyler Fisk

3. Tokyo! (2008)

Unrated | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.1
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63 Metascore

A cinematic triptych of three Tokyo-set stories.

Writers: Gabrielle Bell, Joon-ho Bong, Leos Carax, Michel Gondry | Directors: Joon-ho Bong, Leos Carax, Michel Gondry | Stars: Ayako Fujitani, Ryô Kase, Ayumi Itô, Nao Ômori

4. Outrage (2010)

R | 109 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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67 Metascore

The boss of a major crime syndicate orders his lieutenant to bring a rogue gang of drug traffickers in line, a job that gets passed on to his long-suffering subordinate.

Writer: Takeshi Kitano | Director: Takeshi Kitano | Stars: Takeshi Kitano, Kippei Shîna, Ryô Kase, Fumiyo Kohinata

5. Beyond Outrage (2012)

R | 112 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.8
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53 Metascore

As the police launch a full-scale crackdown on organized crime, it ignites a national yakuza struggle between the Sanno of the East and Hanabishi of the West.

Writer: Takeshi Kitano | Director: Takeshi Kitano | Stars: Toshiyuki Nishida, Tomokazu Miura, Takeshi Kitano, Ryô Kase

6. Like Someone in Love (2012)

Not Rated | 109 min | Drama

6.8
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76 Metascore

In Tokyo, a young prostitute develops an unexpected connection with a widower over a period of two days.

Writer: Abbas Kiarostami | Director: Abbas Kiarostami | Stars: Rin Takanashi, Tadashi Okuno, Ryô Kase, Denden

7. The Sky Crawlers (2008)

PG-13 | 122 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

6.8
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A group of eternally young fighter pilots known as Kildren experience the sudden loss of innocence as they battle the enemy in astonishing dogfights above the clouds.

Writers: Hiroshi Mori, Chihiro Itô | Director: Mamoru Oshii | Stars: Rinko Kikuchi, Ryô Kase, Shôsuke Tanihara, Megumi Yamaguchi

8. Nobody Knows (2004)

PG-13 | 141 min | Drama

8.1
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88 Metascore

In a small Tokyo apartment, twelve-year-old Akira must care for his younger siblings after their mother leaves them and shows no sign of returning.

Writer: Hirokazu Koreeda | Director: Hirokazu Koreeda | Stars: Yûya Yagira, Ayu Kitaura, Hiei Kimura, Momoko Shimizu

9. When the Last Sword is Drawn (2003)

143 min | Drama

7.7
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Kanichiro Yoshimura is a Samurai and Family man who can no longer support his wife and children on the the low pay he receives from his small town clan, he is forced by the love for his ... See full summary »

Writers: Jirô Asada, Takehiro Nakajima | Director: Yôjirô Takita | Stars: Kiichi Nakai, Kôichi Satô, Yui Natsukawa, Takehiro Murata

10. Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack (2001)

105 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.3
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Three ancient guardian beasts awaken to protect Japan against Godzilla.

Writers: Kei'ichi Hasegawa, Shûsuke Kaneko, Masahiro Yokotani | Director: Shûsuke Kaneko | Stars: Chiharu Niiyama, Ryûdô Uzaki, Masahiro Kobayashi, Shirô Sano

11. Sakebi (2006)

R | 104 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.4
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A detective investigates a series of murders. A possible serial killer might be on a rampage, since they all are in the same vicinity and by the same method, but as the evidence points ... See full summary »

Writer: Kiyoshi Kurosawa | Director: Kiyoshi Kurosawa | Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Manami Konishi, Tsuyoshi Ihara, Hiroyuki Hirayama

12. Hana (2006)

127 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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A troubled young samurai seeks revenge for the death of his father.

Writer: Hirokazu Koreeda | Director: Hirokazu Koreeda | Stars: Jun'ichi Okada, Rie Miyazawa, Arata Furuta, Jun Kunimura

13. About Her Brother (2010)

126 min | Drama

7.3
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Ginko seems to be living the good life: She's the respectable owner of a neighborhood drug store in Tokyo, and her daughter Koharu is about to get married to a doctor. However, Koharu's ... See full summary »

Writers: Emiko Hiramatsu, Yôji Yamada | Director: Yôji Yamada | Stars: Yû Aoi, Ryô Kase, Yuriko Ishida, Sayuri Yoshinaga

14. Bright Future (2003)

92 min | Drama

7.0
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64 Metascore

Two young guys work in a plant that manufactures oshibori (those moist hand-towels found in some Japanese restaurants). Their weird bond is based on uncontrollable rage--something neither ... See full summary »

Writer: Kiyoshi Kurosawa | Director: Kiyoshi Kurosawa | Stars: Jô Odagiri, Tadanobu Asano, Tatsuya Fuji, Takashi Sasano

15. 69 (2004)

114 min | Drama

7.0
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Writers: Ryû Murakami, Kankurô Kudô | Director: Sang-il Lee | Stars: Satoshi Tsumabuki, Masanobu Andô, Yûta Kanai, Asami Mizukawa

16. Cutie Honey: Live Action (2004)

94 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

6.5
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Writers: Hideaki Anno, Rumi Takahashi, Gô Nagai | Director: Hideaki Anno | Stars: Eriko Satô, Mikako Ichikawa, Jun Murakami, Mitsuhiro Oikawa

17. About Love (2005)

102 min | Romance

7.4
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Writers: Haruko Nagatsu, Wei Shen, Takuji Ushiyama, Chih-yen Yee | Directors: Ten Shimoyama, Chih-yen Yee, Yibai Zhang | Stars: Bo-lin Chen, Mavis Fan, Yui Ichikawa, Misaki Itô

18. Party 7 (2000)

104 min | Comedy

6.6
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Seven characters, introduced at the start of the film, get thrown together into the same hotel room: a thief who's stolen a suitcase of money from the mob, his ex-girlfriend, her obsessive ... See full summary »

Writer: Katsuhito Ishii | Director: Katsuhito Ishii | Stars: Masatoshi Nagase, Keisuke Horibe, Yoshinori Okada, Akemi Kobayashi

19. It's Me, It's Me (2013)

119 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi

5.9
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63 Metascore

The world is full of me.

Writers: Tomoyuki Hoshino, Satoshi Miki | Director: Satoshi Miki | Stars: Kazuya Kamenashi, Yuki Uchida, Ryô Kase, Ai Aita

20. Survive Style 5+ (2004)

120 min | Fantasy, Mystery, Romance

7.8
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Five bizarre stories, with no apparently connections, get intertwined resulting in a surreal situation.

Writer: Taku Tada | Director: Gen Sekiguchi | Stars: Tadanobu Asano, Reika Hashimoto, Kyôko Koizumi, Hiroshi Abe

21. The Taste of Tea (2004)

143 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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77 Metascore

A spell of time in the life of a family living in rural Tochigi prefecture, north of Tokyo. Though her husband is busy working at an office, Yoshiko is not an ordinary housewife, instead ... See full summary »

Writer: Katsuhito Ishii | Director: Katsuhito Ishii | Stars: Maya Banno, Takahiro Satô, Tadanobu Asano, Satomi Tezuka

22. Funky Forest: The First Contact (2005)

150 min | Comedy

7.1
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Writers: Katsuhito Ishii, Hajime Ishimine, Shunichiro Miki | Directors: Katsuhito Ishii, Hajime Ishimine, Shunichiro Miki | Stars: Andrew Alfieri, Hideaki Anno, Moyoco Anno, Tadanobu Asano

23. Penance (2012– )

270 min | Mystery

7.2
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The murder of Emili, a young girl, leaves the inhabitants of a small Japanese village in shock. The body of Emily is found by the four classmates with whom she was playing. The murder is ... See full summary »

Stars: Masaaki Akahori, Manatsu Kimura, Kyôko Koizumi, Sakura Andô

24. I Just Didn't Do It (2006)

143 min | Drama

7.8
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A young man is falsely accused of molesting a high-school girl on a train. He is arrested and charged, and goes through endless court sessions, all the while insisting that he is innocent.

Writer: Masayuki Suo | Director: Masayuki Suo | Stars: Ryô Kase, Asaka Seto, Kôji Yamamoto, Masako Motai

25. Judge! (2014)

Comedy

6.1
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Writer: Yoshimitsu Sawamoto | Director: Akira Nagai | Stars: Satoshi Tsumabuki, Keiko Kitagawa, Etsushi Toyokawa, Kyôka Suzuki

26. Glasses (2007)

106 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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Taeko an stressed out career woman leaves her stressed out life in the city for an island vacation. The vacation does not become what expected, as everyone on the island are rather strange.

Writer: Naoko Ogigami | Director: Naoko Ogigami | Stars: Satomi Kobayashi, Mikako Ichikawa, Ryô Kase, Ken Mitsuishi

27. Chicken Is Barefoot (2004)

114 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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Writer: Azuma Morisaki | Director: Azuma Morisaki | Stars: Mika Hijii, Renji Ishibashi, Kimiko Yo, Yoshio Harada

28. 10 Promises to My Dog (2008)

117 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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A teenage girl adopts a homeless puppy and names it "Socks". They take care of each others since then, until one day when she is thinking Socks to be smaller than she thought it used be...

Writers: Hare Kawaguchi, Yoshimitsu Sawamoto | Director: Katsuhide Motoki | Stars: Rena Tanaka, Ryô Kase, Mayuko Fukuda, Chizuru Ikewaki

29. Hachimitsu to Clover (2006)

117 min | Romance

6.7
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Writers: Chika Umino, Masahiko Kawahara, Masahiro Takada | Director: Masahiro Takada | Stars: Shô Sakurai, Yû Aoi, Yûsuke Iseya, Ryô Kase

30. All Around Us (2008)

140 min | Drama

7.7
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In 1993 Kanao and Shoko are a Tokyo couple awaiting the arrival of their first child. Although both have studied art, Kanao works as a shoe repairman which doesn't stretch his rather ... See full summary »

Writer: Ryosuke Hashiguchi | Director: Ryosuke Hashiguchi | Stars: Rirî Furankî, Tae Kimura, Masaaki Akahori, Tamae Andô

31. SPEC: Closed - Zen no hen (2013)

Action

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Director: Yukihiko Tsutsumi | Stars: Erika Toda, Ryô Kase, Yûko Asano, Ken'ichi Endô

32. Paco and the Magical Book (2008)

105 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.2
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Writers: Hirohito Goto, Nobuhiro Monma, Tetsuya Nakashima | Director: Tetsuya Nakashima | Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Ayaka Wilson, Satoshi Tsumabuki, Anna Tsuchiya

33. Su-ki-da (2005)

104 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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A high school student named Yu has a crush on one of her classmates, Yosuke. The boy spends most of his time sitting outside and playing his guitar, and Yu sits nearby and listens. One day,... See full summary »

Writer: Hiroshi Ishikawa | Director: Hiroshi Ishikawa | Stars: Aoi Miyazaki, Hidetoshi Nishijima, Hiromi Nagasaku, Eita

34. SPEC: Heaven (2012)

119 min | Drama

6.4
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Writer: Yumie Nishiogi | Director: Yukihiko Tsutsumi | Stars: Erika Toda, Ryô Kase, Saki Fukuda, Ryûnosuke Kamiki

35. Break Through! (2004)

118 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

6.9
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Writers: Takeshi Matsuyama, Daisuke Habara, Kazuyuki Izutsu | Director: Kazuyuki Izutsu | Stars: Shun Shioya, Sôsuke Takaoka, Erika Sawajiri, Kyôko Matsunaga

36. Going My Home (2012 TV Mini-Series)

54 min | Drama

7.5
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Stars: Aoi Tatsumi, Hiroshi Abe, Tomoko Yamaguchi, Aoi Miyazaki

37. Gojo reisenki: Gojoe (2000)

138 min | Action, History

6.6
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Benkei, a master fighter and killer, vows never to take another life after his conversion to Buddhism. His faith in pacifism, however, is shaken and ultimately broken by the attacks from a ... See full summary »

Writers: Gakuryu Ishii, Goro Nakajima | Director: Gakuryu Ishii | Stars: Tadanobu Asano, Masatoshi Nagase, Daisuke Ryû, Masakatsu Funaki

38. SPEC: Closed - Kô no hen (2013)

Action

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Director: Yukihiko Tsutsumi | Stars: Erika Toda, Ryô Kase, Yûko Asano, Ken'ichi Endô

39. Hush! (2001)

135 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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62 Metascore

Basics: 2 guys who are gay, one female who is lonely for someone to love. The woman approaches 1 of the guys and wants him to seed her would be child... See full synopsis »

Writer: Ryosuke Hashiguchi | Director: Ryosuke Hashiguchi | Stars: Reiko Kataoka, Kazuya Takahashi, Seiichi Tanabe, Yôko Akino

40. SPEC: Zero (2013 TV Movie)

Action

6.6
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Director: Yukihiko Tsutsumi | Stars: Erika Toda, Ryô Kase, Ryûnosuke Kamiki, Saki Fukuda

41. Strawberry Shortcakes (2006)

127 min | Drama

7.3
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Writers: Kiriko Nananan, Kyôko Inukai | Director: Hitoshi Yazaki | Stars: Chizuru Ikewaki, Noriko Nakagoshi, Yûko Nakamura, Kiriko Nananan

42. Instant Numa (2009)

120 min | Comedy

7.2
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Writer: Satoshi Miki | Director: Satoshi Miki | Stars: Kumiko Asô, Morio Kazama, Ryô Kase, Keiko Matsuzaka

43. Frog River (2002 Video)

118 min | Comedy

7.1
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Record shop clerk and aspiring DJ Tsutomu searches for his masculinity when challenged to a kendo duel.

Writer: Katsuhito Ishii | Director: Hajime Ishimine | Stars: Ryô Kase, Ichirô Ogura, Machiko Ono, Kenichi Yamamoto

44. Hole in the Sky (2001)

127 min | Drama

6.8
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The film tells the story of a Drive-In worker and a young tramp who has been left alone by her boyfriend somewhere in Hokkaido. Things seem to work out at the beginning but as time goes by ... See full summary »

Writers: Shinichi Fushima, Kazuyoshi Kumakiri, Randy Taguchi, Takashi Ujita | Director: Kazuyoshi Kumakiri | Stars: Susumu Terajima, Rinko Kikuchi, Bunmei Tobayama, Shunsuke Sawada

45. Dawn of a Filmmaker: The Keisuke Kinoshita Story (2013)

Drama

7.1
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Writer: Keiichi Hara | Director: Keiichi Hara | Stars: Ryô Kase, Aoi Miyazaki, Yûko Tanaka, Ren Ohsugi

46. Pecoross' Mother and Her Days (2013)

113 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

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Yuuichi Okano is a baby boomer born and raised in Nagasaki, Japan. His bald-head looks like a pecoross, a small onion. His Mother, Mitsue has dementia that began soon after her husband, ... See full summary »

Writers: Yûichi Okano, Azuma Morisaki, Tomoaki Akune | Director: Azuma Morisaki | Stars: Ryô Kase, Naoto Takenaka, Mitsuko Baishô, Ryô Iwamatsu

47. Scrap Heaven (2005)

117 min | Drama

7.1
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The lives of a young cop, a sanitation worker and a brooding pharmacist violently intersect on a bus that's hijacked by a suicidal political flunky, then cross paths again months later.

Writer: Sang-il Lee | Director: Sang-il Lee | Stars: Ryô Kase, Jô Odagiri, Chiaki Kuriyama, Jiro Dan

48. A Pierrot (2009)

118 min | Drama

6.8
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A haunting mystery about a Japanese family where a current series of crime paves the way to unraveling an unexpected family truth.

Writers: Kôtarô Isaka, Tomoko Aizawa | Director: Junichi Mori | Stars: Ryô Kase, Masaki Okada, Fumiyo Kohinata, Yuriko Yoshitaka

49. My Darling of the Mountains (2008)

94 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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Writer: Hiroshi Shimizu | Director: Katsuhito Ishii | Stars: Tsuyoshi Kusanagi, Maiko, Ryô Kase, Hirofumi Arai

50. Gou-Gou datte neko de aru (2008)

116 min | Drama

6.6
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Asako, a comic book artist in her early forties, is devastated by the death of her precious cat, CaVa, which kept her company for over 15 years, as her assistant Naomi watches on with ... See full summary »

Writers: Isshin Inudô, Yumiko Ôshima | Director: Isshin Inudô | Stars: Kyôko Koizumi, Juri Ueno, Ryô Kase, Denden