Most Popular Titles With Sadao Abe
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1. Kiseijuu (2014)
109 min | Action, Drama, Horror
The humanity is suffering from murders all over the globe, called "Mincemeat murders". High school student, Izumi Shinichi has a parasite living off him, having replaced his right hand, and he might be the discoverer of truth.
3. Shimotsuma monogatari (2004)
102 min | Comedy
Momoko, a strange and seemingly emotionless girl obsessed with 18th century France, befriends a Yanki biker and the two experience the ups and downs of their unusual lives in a rural Japanese town.
5. Naked Blood: Megyaku (1996)
Unrated | 76 min | Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi
A scientist taints his mother's scientific experiment with his own drug that transforms pain into a pleasurable experience. Unfortunately for the three women involved in the experiment, the drug works a little bit too well.
6. Oba: The Last Samurai (2011)
128 min | Drama, War
During the end of World War 2, a group of Japanese soldiers fight on after US forces capture most of the island. They refuse to surrender and continue to resist after the Emperor surrenders.
7. Kiseijuu: Kanketsuhen (2015)
117 min | Action, Drama, Horror
Humanity is under attack by human-mimicking flesh-eating alien parasites. One parasite bonds with his young high school student host, and he convinces the parasite to help him stop the others.
8. Ai no shinsekai (1994)
115 min | Drama, Romance
A look a the lives of two sex workers in Tokyo: Rei, who works as an S&M dominatrix, and Ayumi, in the more straightforward profession of call girl. In addition to their working life, the ... See full summary »
9. Yôkai daisensô (2005)
PG-13 | 124 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
A young boy is chosen as the defender of good and must team up with Japan's ancient spirits and creatures of lore to destroy the forces of evil.
10. Yattâman (2009)
111 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Every week, toy-shop owner Gan and his cute assistant Ai battled the evil Doronbo gang. The gang led by femme fatale Doronjo and her assistants-pig-nosed muscleman Tonzra and rat-faced ... See full summary »
11. Tono, risoku de gozaru! (2016)
129 min | Comedy, History
It is eighteenth century Japan and the residents of a poor town lead a typically meagre life. Then nine residents, which include Juzaburo, hatch a scheme to improve their lots by running a ... See full summary »
12. Ten Nights of Dreams (2006)
100 min | Fantasy
Based on renowned Japanese writer Natsume Soseki's same-titled short story collection, Ten Nights of Dreams brings ten fantastical dream sequences to film with great visual and ... See full summary »
Directors: Yoshitaka Amano, Kon Ichikawa, Akio Jissôji, Masaaki Kawahara, Suzuki Matsuo, Miwa Nishikawa, Atsushi Shimizu, Takashi Shimizu, Keisuke Toyoshima, Yudai Yamaguchi, Nobuhiro Yamashita | Stars: Kyôko Koizumi, Suzuki Matsuo, Tsuyoshi Ujiki, Umenosuke Nakamura
16. Zato Ichi: Stage Play (2007)
166 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
In addition to churning out crowd-pleasers like Crows Zero, Like a Dragon, and Sukiyaki Western Django, maverick director Miike Takashi also found time to return to theater in 2007. ... See full summary »
17. Tiger & Dragon (2005– )
The show revolves around Rakugo, a traditional Japanese comedy that can look back on a 400 year long history. It tells about a Yakuza who goes to a Rakugo performer to collect debts, and a talented comedian who tries to change his destiny.
18. Shazai no ôsama (2013)
128 min | Comedy
Why merely say 'sorry' when you could truly make amends by hiring the expert to do the right thing? The Apology King, one Mr. Kuroshima, is advertising his service to an audience at a ... See full summary »
20. Ôoku (2010)
116 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
In the year 1716 a mysterious epidemic strickens the country of Japan, dropping the population of men to 1/4th of its prior state... See full synopsis »
21. Friends: Mononokeshima no Naki (2011)
87 min | Animation
On an island, the residents have named the island "Monster Island." The monsters living on the island are friendly, but live in fear of humans. A child named Kotake wanders onto the island and meet a red ogre named Naki.
22. Yume uru futari (2012)
134 min | Crime, Drama
After losing their restaurant in a fire, a husband and wife come up with a strange plan to rebuild their shattered finances: marrying the husband off to a series of lonely women and defrauding them.
26. Maiko haaaan!!! (2007)
120 min | Comedy
Kimihiko Onizuka is a salaryman infatuated with maiko (apprentice geisha) and whose greatest goal in life is to play a party game called "yakyuken" with one.
30. Kita no zeronen (2005)
170 min | Drama
In 1868, after the fall of the Shogun-dominated Japan, the new government orders people from Awaji, near Kobe, to re-locate to the northern part of Hokkaido. These people once supported the... See full summary »
33. Jinu yo saraba Kamuroba mura e (2015)
Former bank clerk Takeharu thought he was strange when he moved to a remote village in Japan's northeastern Tohoku region after developing an inexplicable "money allergy." However as he ... See full summary »
34. Kogitsune Heren (2006)
104 min | Drama, Family
Leaving school for the day, seven-year old Taichi finds a baby fox alongside a road in rural Hokkaido. The two bond, and Taichi decides to leave the fox with the police as a lost item. The ... See full summary »
36. Anfea: The Answer (2011)
109 min | Crime, Drama
Natsumi Yukihira, an unconventional cop, investigates a series of murders where each new victim is the lead suspect from the previous murder. When her ex-husband becomes the latest murder's suspect, things get more complicated.
39. Nakumonka (2009)
134 min | Comedy, Drama
Two brothers are separated as young boys and vow not to cry at their separation. They are unknowingly reunited as adults thanks to fate. Find laughter through the tears.
41. Chi wo sû uchû (2001)
85 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
A woman is sent to execution for the murder of her daughter, who she believes is kidnapped. When she tells her story to a nun, we learn her story through a series of encounters with a ... See full summary »
48. Kisarazu Cat's Eye: World Series (2006)
131 min | Comedy, Drama
Bussan refuses to accept his death and returns to Kisarazu as a ghost to make peace with his friends. Unfortunately his reappearance brings unforeseen consequences.