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1. Silence (I) (2016)

Drama, History | Post-production

In the seventeenth century, two Jesuit priests face violence and persecution when they travel to Japan to locate their mentor and to spread the gospel of Christianity.

Writers: Shûsaku Endô, Jay Cocks | Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Liam Neeson, Adam Driver, Andrew Garfield, Ciarán Hinds

2. Letters from Iwo Jima (2006)

R | 141 min | Drama, History, War

8.0
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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

Votes: 125,922

3. 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

Votes: 14,037

4. Our Little Sister (2015)

PG | 128 min | Drama

7.7
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70 Metascore

A story that revolves around three sisters who live in their grandmother's home and the arrival of their 13-year-old half sister.

Writers: Akimi Yoshida, Hirokazu Koreeda | Director: Hirokazu Koreeda | Stars: Haruka Ayase, Masami Nagasawa, Kaho, Suzu Hirose

Votes: 317

5. 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

Votes: 8,247

6. 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

Votes: 6,761

7. Like Someone in Love (2012)

Not Rated | 109 min | Drama

6.9
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76 Metascore

In Tokyo, a young sex worker 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

Votes: 5,955

8. 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

Votes: 3,205

9. 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

Votes: 16,137

10. Funky Forest: The First Contact (2005)

150 min | Comedy

7.0
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An outrageous collection of surreal, short attention span non-sequiturs largely revolving around Guitar Brother, his randy older sibling, and the pair's portly Caucasian brother.

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

Votes: 1,694

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

Not Rated | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

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

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

Votes: 2,944

12. Penance (2012– )

270 min | Mystery

7.2
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58 Metascore

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: Hazuki Kimura, Manatsu Kimura, Kyôko Koizumi, Asumi Kikuchi

Votes: 578

13. Cutie Honey: Live Action (2004)

94 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.4
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Writers: Hideaki Anno, Rumi Takahashi, Gô Nagai | Director: Hideaki Anno | Stars: Eriko Satô, Mikako Ichikawa, Jun Murakami, Mitsuhiro Oikawa

Votes: 1,184

14. When the Last Sword is Drawn (2002)

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

Votes: 3,788

15. Su-ki-da (2005)

104 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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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

Votes: 769

16. 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

Votes: 4,204

17. Hill of Freedom (2014)

66 min | Drama

7.0
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Kwon returns to Seoul from the mountains and is given a packet of letters from Mori back from Japan to propose to her. Kwon drops and scatters the undated letters. She reads them and has to make sense of the chronology - and so must we?

Writer: Sang-soo Hong | Director: Sang-soo Hong | Stars: Ryô Kase, So-ri Moon, Young-hwa Seo, Eui-sung Kim

Votes: 307

18. The Taste of Tea (2004)

143 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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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

Votes: 4,294

19. 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: Joe Odagiri, Tadanobu Asano, Tatsuya Fuji, Takashi Sasano

Votes: 2,053

20. 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

Votes: 929

21. 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

Votes: 1,799

22. 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

Votes: 7,625

23. 69 (2004)

114 min | Drama

7.0
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A group of rebellious teenagers cause mischief and disorder in a 1969 Sasebo, Nagasaki, Japan as a result of tensions from their school and a US military base.

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

Votes: 368

24. About Love (2005)

102 min | Romance

6.9
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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

Votes: 724

25. Hachimitsu to Clover (2006)

117 min | Romance

6.6
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The lives of four art students change forever when gifted young artist Hagumi arrives at their school and befriends their group as each student experiences turbulence in love.

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

Votes: 623

26. Party 7 (2000)

104 min | Comedy

6.5
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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

Votes: 507

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

119 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi

6.1
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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

Votes: 189

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

143 min | Drama

7.7
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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

Votes: 1,046

29. Foujita (2015)

126 min | Biography, Drama | Completed

Japanese artist, Foujita, is Paris' darling in the roaring twenties, loved for his delicate nudes. After leaving his 1st wife, Fernande, he meets Lucie Badoud and names her Yuki (snow in ... See full summary »

Writer: Kôhei Oguri | Director: Kôhei Oguri | Stars: Joe Odagiri, Miki Nakatani, Ana Girardot, Angèle Humeau

30. Judge! (2014)

105 min | Comedy

6.8
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After taking the blame for another disastrous advertising campaign, Ota Kiichiro is asked by his arrogant boss Otaki Ichiro to take his place as a judge at the world's biggest advertising ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 240

31. 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

Votes: 771

32. 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

Votes: 495

33. 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

Votes: 421

34. 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

Votes: 518

35. 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

Votes: 533

36. Paco and the Magical Book (2008)

105 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.1
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Writers: Hirohito Goto, Nobuhiro Monma, Tetsuya Nakashima | Director: Tetsuya Nakashima | Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Ayaka Wilson, Satoshi Tsumabuki, Anna Tsuchiya

Votes: 383

37. 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

Votes: 65

38. About Her Brother (2010)

126 min | Drama

7.2
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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: Ryô Kase, Yû Aoi, Yuriko Ishida, Sayuri Yoshinaga

Votes: 400

39. Insutanto numa (2009)

120 min | Comedy

7.1
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Writer: Satoshi Miki | Director: Satoshi Miki | Stars: Kumiko Asô, Morio Kazama, Ryô Kase, Keiko Matsuzaka

Votes: 431

40. Pecoross' Mother and Her Days (2013)

113 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.2
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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, Yôichi Nukumizu

Votes: 87

41. 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, Joe Odagiri, Chiaki Kuriyama, Jiro Dan

Votes: 380

42. Bokura no jidai (2007– )

30 min | Talk-Show

8.1
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Stars: Satomi Kobayashi, Shun Oguri, Sawako Agawa, You

Votes: 12

43. 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: Jun'ichi Mori | Stars: Ryô Kase, Masaki Okada, Fumiyo Kohinata, Yuriko Yoshitaka

Votes: 243

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

54 min | Drama

8.2
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Stars: Aoi Tatsumi, Hiroshi Abe, Tomoko Yamaguchi, Aoi Miyazaki

Votes: 43

45. 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: Gakuryû Ishii, Goro Nakajima | Director: Gakuryû Ishii | Stars: Tadanobu Asano, Masatoshi Nagase, Daisuke Ryû, Masakatsu Funaki

Votes: 755

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

96 min | Drama

7.0
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Writer: Keiichi Hara | Director: Keiichi Hara | Stars: Ryô Kase, Aoi Miyazaki, Yûko Tanaka, Ren Ôsugi

Votes: 60

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

116 min | Drama

6.4
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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

Votes: 177

48. Smap×Smap (1996– )

52 min | Music, Comedy

7.9
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Stars: Takuya Kimura, Gorô Inagaki, Tsuyoshi Kusanagi, Shingo Katori

Votes: 40

49. SPEC: Heaven (2012)

119 min | Drama

6.2
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Writer: Yumie Nishiogi | Director: Yukihiko Tsutsumi | Stars: Erika Toda, Ryô Kase, Saki Fukuda, Ryûnosuke Kamiki

Votes: 164

50. Watashi no Hawaii no arukikata (2014)

Comedy

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Writers: Ryô Takada, Kôji Maeda | Director: Kôji Maeda | Stars: Nana Eikura, Rin Takanashi, Kôji Seto, Ryô Kase

Votes: 24