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1. Jûsan-nin no shikaku (2010)

R | 141 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.6
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84 Metascore

A group of assassins come together for a suicide mission to kill an evil lord.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Takayuki Yamada, Yûsuke Iseya, Ikki Sawamura

Votes: 52,611 | Gross: $0.80M

2. Eien no 0 (2013)

144 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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A young woman and her brother explore the history of their grandfather, who died in the WW2. They start contacting the m'en who flew with him, asking them about who he was.

Director: Takashi Yamazaki | Stars: Jun'ichi Okada, Haruma Miura, Mao Inoue, Gaku Hamada

Votes: 1,415

3. Tanin no kao (1966)

Not Rated | 124 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

8.0
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A businessman with a disfigured face obtains a lifelike mask from his doctor, but the mask starts altering his personality.

Director: Hiroshi Teshigahara | Stars: Tatsuya Nakadai, Mikijirô Hira, Kyôko Kishida, Miki Irie

Votes: 4,844

4. Goemon (2009)

128 min | Action, Drama

6.7
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Based on a Japanese folk legend that echoes the tale of Robin Hood, this ninja thriller follows the exploits of Goemon Ishikawa (Yôsuke Eguchi), who leaves his fighting clan after its chief... See full summary »

Director: Kazuaki Kiriya | Stars: Yôsuke Eguchi, Takao Ohsawa, Ryôko Hirosue, Jun Kaname

Votes: 4,540

5. Three Outlaw Samurai (1964)

Not Rated | 95 min | Action, Drama

7.7
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When poor peasants kidnap a magistrate's daughter to coerce him into reducing taxes, a wandering ronin and two renegades from the magistrate's guard take up the fight for them.

Director: Hideo Gosha | Stars: Tetsurô Tamba, Isamu Nagato, Mikijirô Hira, Miyuki Kuwano

Votes: 1,995

6. Azumi 2: Death or Love (2005)

108 min | Action

6.3
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Young assassins Azumi and Nagara continue their mission to prevent a civil war. In their hunt for Masayuki Sanada, who is protected by both an army and a dangerous clan, they meet Ginkaku, ... See full summary »

Director: Shûsuke Kaneko | Stars: Aya Ueto, Yûma Ishigaki, Chiaki Kuriyama, Shun Oguri

Votes: 4,669

7. Taiyô no ôji Horusu no daibôken (1968)

82 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.7
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A boy with a mythical sword wants to protect a Norse village from an evil ice wizard and his minions, who destroyed his family's village. However, the villagers don't fully trust him and a mysterious girl with a dark secret befriends him.

Director: Isao Takahata | Stars: Mikijirô Hira, Etsuko Ichihara, Eijirô Tôno, Masao Mishima

Votes: 1,589

8. Operetta tanuki goten (2005)

111 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical

6.8
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Amechiyo (The banished prince) falls in love with Tanukihime (a princess of raccoon dog disguised to human). This is an Operetta which includes comedy, singing and dancing, and a love story.

Director: Seijun Suzuki | Stars: Ziyi Zhang, Joe Odagiri, Hiroko Yakushimaru, Mikijirô Hira

Votes: 606

9. Sword of the Beast (1965)

Not Rated | 85 min | Action, Drama

7.7
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After killing a counselor of his clan, a fugitive samurai befriends a couple poaching the shogun's gold in the mountains.

Director: Hideo Gosha | Stars: Mikijirô Hira, Gô Katô, Shima Iwashita, Toshie Kimura

Votes: 1,864

10. Nintama Rantarô (2011)

100 min | Action, Comedy

6.0
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About the adventures of Rantaro and other ninja apprentices at an elite ninjutsu academy.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Shidô Nakamura, Naoto Takenaka, Takahiro Miura, Susumu Terajima

Votes: 328

11. Pisutoru opera (2001)

112 min | Crime, Action, Drama

6.4
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75 Metascore

The No. 3 assassin of Japan is given the chance to usurp No. 1 and take their place.

Director: Seijun Suzuki | Stars: Makiko Esumi, Sayoko Yamaguchi, Hanae Kan, Masatoshi Nagase

Votes: 1,116

12. Tokyo: The Last Megalopolis (1988)

135 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.3
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A demonic reincarnation of a Japanese general from the 10th century appears in the early 20th century Tokyo with a mission to destroy the blooming city.

Director: Akio Jissôji | Stars: Shintarô Katsu, Kyûsaku Shimada, Mieko Harada, Jun'ichi Ishida

Votes: 245

13. Rampo (1994)

R | 100 min | Drama, Mystery

6.9
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Edogawa Rampo is a writer whose latest work is censored by the government, deemed too disturbing and injurious to the public to be allowed to be published. However, after burning his drafts... See full summary »

Directors: Rintaro Mayuzumi, Kazuyoshi Okuyama | Stars: Naoto Takenaka, Michiko Hada, Masahiro Motoki, Teruyuki Kagawa

Votes: 500 | Gross: $0.31M

14. The Inheritance (1962)

107 min | Drama

7.4
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Two-hundred million yen is up for grabs in a dying businessman's will. The businessman intends to will it to his 3 illegitimate children, but his associates scheme to take advantage of the situation.

Director: Masaki Kobayashi | Stars: Keiko Kishi, Tatsuya Nakadai, Sô Yamamura, Seiji Miyaguchi

Votes: 322

15. Seirei no mamoribito (2016– )

Fantasy

7.1
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A mysterious spear-wielding woman named Balsa arrives in the New Yogo Kingdom. After saving Prince Chagum from a thinly veiled assassination attempt, ordered by his own father, Balsa is tasked to protect him from his father.

Stars: Haruka Ayase, Kaya Kiyohara, Naho Yokomizo, Kai Kobayashi

Votes: 23

16. Iryû: Team Medical Dragon (2006– )

Drama

8.5
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Stars: Kenji Sakaguchi, Teppei Koike, Sadao Abe, Tetsuhiro Ikeda

Votes: 102

17. Adventures of Zatoichi (1964)

Not Rated | 86 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.4
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The blind swordsman tries to locate a girl's missing father.

Director: Kimiyoshi Yasuda | Stars: Shintarô Katsu, Miwa Takada, Eiko Taki, Kichijirô Ueda

Votes: 789

18. Yotsuya kaidan (1965)

105 min | Fantasy, Horror

6.8
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A samurai warrior is haunted by the spirit of his first wife.

Director: Shirô Toyoda | Stars: Tatsuya Nakadai, Mariko Okada, Junko Ikeuchi, Mayumi Ohzora

Votes: 181

19. Shiro Amakusa, the Christian Rebel (1962)

100 min | Drama, History, War

7.1
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In the year 1637 in Shimabara of Tokugawa-era Japan, oppressed peasant Christians revolt against the shogunate with the aid of a charismatic Christian rebel leader Shiro Amakusa.

Director: Nagisa Ôshima | Stars: Hashizô Ôkawa, Ryûtarô Ôtomo, Satomi Oka, Rentarô Mikuni

Votes: 96

20. Cain and Abel (2016– )

54 min | Romance

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Stars: Ryôsuke Yamada, Kenta Kiritani, Kana Kurashina, Hôka Kinoshita

21. Battle Anthem (1983)

131 min | Drama, War

6.7
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Director: Toshio Masuda | Stars: Toshirô Mifune, Tadashi Yokouchi, Hiroyuki Okita, Junko Mihara

Votes: 13

22. The Great Killing (1964)

118 min | Action, Drama

7.4
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A Shogunate Elder connives to rule Japan by making his puppet, the Shogun's brother Tsunashige, the next Shogun. The best strategist in Japan, Yamaga, leads a plot to stop the Elder, but ... See full summary »

Director: Eiichi Kudô | Stars: Takayuki Akutagawa, Kôtarô Satomi, Chôichirô Kawarasaki, Mikijirô Hira

Votes: 209

23. Atsuhime (2008– )

Drama

8.5
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Atsuhime (Princess Atsu) is the story of the real life Princess Atsu of the Satsuma Domain of Japan during the final years of the Tokugawa Shogunate. In a move to influence the Shogunate ... See full summary »

Stars: Takehiro Hira, Marina Kozawa, Hiroki Miyake, Aoi Miyazaki

Votes: 105

24. Shokutaku no nai ie (1985)

143 min | Drama

7.8
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This gripping docudrama is a fictionalized account of what could happen to a Japanese family when one of their sons shames them in front of the entire nation.

Director: Masaki Kobayashi | Stars: Tatsuya Nakadai, Mayumi Ogawa, Kie Nakai, Kiichi Nakai

Votes: 18

25. Jipangu (1990)

119 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

5.9
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Director: Kaizô Hayashi | Stars: Masahiro Takashima, Narumi Yasuda, Mikijirô Hira, Haruko Wanibuchi

Votes: 228

26. Utamaro: Yume to shiriseba (1977)

140 min | Biography

7.2
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Follows the life of the famous classical printmaker, Utamaro Kitagawa, set during the time when Utamaro is commissioned to produce pornographic woodblocks.

Director: Akio Jissôji | Stars: Shin Kishida, Mikijirô Hira, Shingo Yamashiro, Mako Midori

Votes: 44

27. Senba zuru (1969)

96 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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Director: Yasuzô Masumura | Stars: Ayako Wakao, Machiko Kyô, Mikijirô Hira, Eiko Azusa

Votes: 20

28. Tetsuko no heya (1976– )

35 min | Talk-Show

6.4
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Stars: Tetsuko Kuroyanagi, Makoto Ôtake, Yûzô Kayama, Meiko Nakamura

Votes: 9

29. Gohiki no shinshi (1966)

92 min | Action, Drama

7.7
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Fresh out of prison, a broken man reluctantly takes a job to kill three men, but changes his mind when some gangsters target the same men. He then tries to find out why the men are being targeted in the first place.

Director: Hideo Gosha | Stars: Tatsuya Nakadai, Ichirô Nakatani, Hisashi Igawa, Kunie Tanaka

Votes: 169

30. Yoshitsune (2005– )

Action, Biography, Drama

8.0
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Fictionalized account of the last years of Minamoto no Yoshitsune (1159-1189), one of the great folk heroes of Japan, and the political intrigues that sealed his fate.

Stars: Mutsumi Fujita, Tatsuo Ito, Noriko Nakagoshi, Ryû Manatsu

Votes: 61

31. Sanada fûunroku (1963)

100 min | Comedy, Fantasy, History

6.5
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Osaka in the early 1600s, aftermath of the historical Battle of Sekigahara; a group of orphan children are wandering through the battlefield scavenging for armour when they encounter a ... See full summary »

Director: Tai Katô | Stars: Kinnosuke Nakamura, Misako Watanabe, Wataru Ômae, Fujio Tokita

Votes: 20

32. Chieko-sho (1967)

125 min | Drama

7.5
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Director: Noboru Nakamura | Stars: Shima Iwashita, Tetsurô Tamba, Jin Nakayama, Hiroshi Akutagawa

Votes: 17

33. Sekishun (1967)

96 min | Drama

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Drama about the contrast between the new and the older generation in a traditional thread and yarn shop.

Director: Noboru Nakamura | Stars: Michiyo Aratama, Yoshiko Kayama, Mariko Kaga, Mitsuko Mori

34. Miyamoto Musashi: The Duel at Ichijoji (1964)

128 min | Action, Drama

7.1
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Director: Tomu Uchida | Stars: Kinnosuke Nakamura, Wakaba Irie, Isao Kimura, Chieko Naniwa

Votes: 121

35. The Littlest Warrior (1961)

83 min | Animation

6.6
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Zushio and his sister Anju are kidnapped and sold to a cruel slave-master. Will they ever be reunited with their mother again?

Directors: Yûgo Serikawa, Taiji Yabushita | Stars: Yoshiko Sakuma, Jo Mizuki, Kin'ya Kitaôji, Isuzu Yamada

Votes: 37

36. Entaku (2014)

113 min | Comedy

7.0
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Director: Isao Yukisada | Stars: Mana Ashida, Misato Aoyama, Aki Hano, Mikijirô Hira

Votes: 52

37. Zuiketsu gensô - Tonkararin yume densetsu (2001)

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Director: Takashi Miike | Star: Mikijirô Hira

Votes: 14

38. The Street of Desire (1984)

125 min | Drama

6.6
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Director: Haruhiko Mimura | Stars: Hiroyuki Sanada, Yûko Natori, Rentarô Mikuni, Tsunehiko Watase

Votes: 5

39. Miyamoto Musashi: Nitôryû kaigen (1963)

104 min | Drama

7.2
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Director: Tomu Uchida | Stars: Kinnosuke Nakamura, Wakaba Irie, Isao Kimura, Chieko Naniwa

Votes: 94

40. Amagi goe (1983)

99 min | Drama

7.8
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Japan in the 1940s. A high school boy went into a magic encounter with Ozuka Hana, a geisha (pub-girl) when he traveled through Amagi Pass. A mysterious murder took place afterwards, an ... See full summary »

Director: Haruhiko Mimura | Stars: Tsunehiko Watase, Yûko Tanaka, Mikijirô Hira, Yôichi Ito

Votes: 39

41. Nihon no atsui hibi bôsatsu: Shimoyama jiken (1981)

132 min | Drama

8.1
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Director: Kei Kumai | Stars: Tatsuya Nakadai, Ichirô Nakatani, Yôko Asaji, Takashi Ebata

Votes: 21

42. Taiheiki (1991– )

45 min | Drama, History

8.0
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Stars: Hiroyuki Sanada, Hidekazu Akai, Michiko Ameku, Yasuo Daichi

Votes: 6

43. Sore ga kotae da! (1997– )

45 min | Drama

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Stars: Hiroshi Mikami, Masato Hagiwara, Michiko Hada, Miki Sakai

44. Aibô: the Movie: Zettai zetsumei! 42.195km Tôkyô Big City Marathon (2008)

117 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.7
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Director: Akiyoshi Kimata | Stars: Yasufumi Terawaki, Yutaka Mizutani, Sawa Suzuki, Ikue Masudo

Votes: 75

45. Risk No Kamisama (2015– )

54 min | Drama

6.4
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Stars: Shin'ichi Tsutsumi, Erika Toda, Gô Morita, Mikijirô Hira

Votes: 7

46. Akai kage-bôshi (1962)

90 min

7.1
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Fifteen years after Ishida Mitsunari lost in the battle of Sekigahara, Tokugawa Ieyasu foresees his unavoidable battle with Toyotomi Hideyori and goes into Fushimi Castle. At the night, ... See full summary »

Director: Shigehiro Ozawa | Stars: Yaoei Akechi, Koji Arima, Iwao Daimaru, Kogiku Hanayagi

Votes: 20

47. Bump of Chicken: Willpolis 2014 (2014)

Documentary, Music

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Directors: Shûichi Bamba, Takashi Yamazaki | Stars: Motoo Fujiwara, Hiroaki Masukawa, Yoshifumi Naoi, Hideo Masu

48. Tokugawa ichizoku no houkai (1980)

139 min | Drama, History, War

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Director: Kôsaku Yamashita | Stars: Kinnosuke Nakamura, Hiroki Matsukata, Mikijirô Hira, Isao Bitô

49. Samurai Justice: Assistance in a Duel (2004 TV Movie)

95 min | Drama

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The samurai Akiyama Daijiro is asked to help a young boy who tries to bring the man who murdered his father to justice. In the course of their quest they uncover a plot by one of the clan officials that could change the course of history.

Director: Akira Inoue | Stars: Manekineko Edoya, Makoto Fujita, Mikijirô Hira, Hirotarô Honda

50. Kumo no ito (2011)

70 min | Drama

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Director: Masatoshi Akihara | Stars: Kotomi Takahata, Hinata Egashira, Noriko Eguchi, Steve Etô