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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.

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

Votes: 21,885

2. Ikiru (1952)

Not Rated | 143 min | Drama

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A bureaucrat tries to find a meaning in his life after he discovers he has terminal cancer.

Writers: Akira Kurosawa, Shinobu Hashimoto, Hideo Oguni | Director: Akira Kurosawa | Stars: Takashi Shimura, Nobuo Kaneko, Shin'ichi Himori, Haruo Tanaka

Votes: 35,512

3. Throne of Blood (1957)

Unrated | 110 min | Action, Drama

8.2
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A war-hardened general, egged on by his ambitious wife, works to fulfill a prophecy that he would become lord of Spider's Web Castle.

Writers: Hideo Oguni, Shinobu Hashimoto, Ryûzô Kikushima, Akira Kurosawa | Director: Akira Kurosawa | Stars: Toshirô Mifune, Minoru Chiaki, Isuzu Yamada, Takashi Shimura

Votes: 24,695

4. The Bad Sleep Well (1960)

Not Rated | 135 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.1
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A vengeful young man marries the daughter of a corrupt industrialist in order to seek justice for his father's suicide.

Writers: Hideo Oguni, Eijirô Hisaita, Akira Kurosawa, Ryûzô Kikushima, Shinobu Hashimoto | Director: Akira Kurosawa | Stars: Toshirô Mifune, Masayuki Mori, Kyôko Kagawa, Tatsuya Mihashi

Votes: 6,191

5. High and Low (1963)

Not Rated | 143 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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An executive of a shoe company becomes a victim of extortion when his chauffeur's son is kidnapped and held for ransom.

Writers: Hideo Oguni, Ryûzô Kikushima, Eijirô Hisaita, Akira Kurosawa, Evan Hunter | Director: Akira Kurosawa | Stars: Toshirô Mifune, Yutaka Sada, Tatsuya Nakadai, Kyôko Kagawa

Votes: 15,998

6. Tampopo (1985)

114 min | Comedy, Western

7.9
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A truck driver stops at a small family-run noodle shop and decides to help its fledgling business. The story is intertwined with various vignettes about the relationship of love and food.

Writer: Jûzô Itami | Director: Jûzô Itami | Stars: Ken Watanabe, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Nobuko Miyamoto, Kôji Yakusho

Votes: 8,663

7. The Human Condition I: No Greater Love (I) (1959)

Not Rated | 208 min | Drama, War

8.5
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A Japanese pacifist, unable to face the dire consequences of conscientious objection, is transformed by his attempts to compromise with the demands of war-time Japan.

Writers: Zenzô Matsuyama, Masaki Kobayashi, Jumpei Gomikawa | Director: Masaki Kobayashi | Stars: Tatsuya Nakadai, Michiyo Aratama, Chikage Awashima, Ineko Arima

Votes: 3,183

8. The War of the Gargantuas (1966)

G | 92 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.4
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An experimental lab animal called a gargantua escapes from his captors and is suspected to be the creature that is killing people all over the countryside. But when the gargantua from the ... See full summary »

Writers: Reuben Bercovitch, Ishirô Honda, Takeshi Kimura | Director: Ishirô Honda | Stars: Russ Tamblyn, Kumi Mizuno, Kenji Sahara, Nobuo Nakamura

Votes: 1,329

9. Late Autumn (1960)

Not Rated | 128 min | Comedy, Drama

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A widow tries to marry off her daughter with the help of her late husband's three friends.

Writers: Ton Satomi, Kôgo Noda, Yasujirô Ozu | Director: Yasujirô Ozu | Stars: Setsuko Hara, Yôko Tsukasa, Mariko Okada, Keiji Sada

Votes: 2,198

10. Equinox Flower (1958)

118 min | Comedy, Drama

8.1
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A businessman clashes with his elder daughter over her choice of a husband.

Writers: Ton Satomi, Yasujirô Ozu, Kôgo Noda | Director: Yasujirô Ozu | Stars: Shin Saburi, Kinuyo Tanaka, Ineko Arima, Yoshiko Kuga

Votes: 1,856

11. An Autumn Afternoon (1962)

Not Rated | 112 min | Drama

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An aging widower arranges a marriage for his only daughter.

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

Votes: 3,919

12. I Live in Fear: Record of a Living Being (1955)

103 min | Drama

7.4
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An aging, industrialist Japanese man becomes so fearful of nuclear war that it begins to take a toll on his life and family.

Writers: Shinobu Hashimoto, Fumio Hayasaka, Akira Kurosawa, Hideo Oguni | Director: Akira Kurosawa | Stars: Toshirô Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Minoru Chiaki, Eiko Miyoshi

Votes: 2,431

13. Frankenstein Conquers the World (1965)

Unrated | 87 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

4.7
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During WWII, a human heart taken from a certain lab in Europe (Dr. Frankenstein's) is kept in a Japanese lab, when it gets exposed to the radiation of the bombing of Hiroshima. The heart ... See full summary »

Writers: Reuben Bercovitch, Takeshi Kimura, Mary Shelley, Jerry Sohl | Director: Ishirô Honda | Stars: Tadao Takashima, Nick Adams, Kumi Mizuno, Yoshio Tsuchiya

Votes: 1,185

14. 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.

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

Votes: 1,486

15. 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.

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

Votes: 1,649

16. Kozure ôkami (1973– )

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This is the television series that was launched due to the immense popularity of the Lone Wolf and Cub (Kozure ôkami) series of 6 motion pictures in Japan... See full synopsis »

Stars: Kinnosuke Nakamura, Takumi Satô, Taketoshi Naitô, Kazutaka Nishikawa

Votes: 165

17. Jû jin yuki otoko (1955)

94 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.5
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A yeti terrorizes people on top of Mount Fuji.

Writers: Takeo Murata, Shigeru Kayama | Director: Ishirô Honda | Stars: Akira Takarada, Akemi Negishi, Momoko Kôchi, Nobuo Nakamura

Votes: 88

18. Japan's Longest Day (1967)

157 min | Drama, History, War

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Following the detonation of the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the Japanese military and the government clash over the demand from the Allies for unconditional surrender. Minister ... See full summary »

Writers: Shinobu Hashimoto, Soichi Oya | Director: Kihachi Okamoto | Stars: Seiji Miyaguchi, Rokkô Toura, Chishû Ryû, Sô Yamamura

Votes: 415

19. Tidal Wave (1973)

PG | 82 min | Thriller, Sci-Fi, Drama

5.5
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Racked by earthquakes and volcanos, Japan is slowly sinking into the sea. A race against time and tide begins as Americans and Japanese work together to salvage some fraction of the ... See full summary »

Writers: Shinobu Hashimoto, Sakyo Komatsu, Andrew Mayer | Directors: Shirô Moritani, Andrew Mayer | Stars: Lorne Greene, Keiju Kobayashi, Rhonda Leigh Hopkins, Hiroshi Fujioka

Votes: 223

20. Two in the Shadow (1967)

108 min | Drama

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Writer: Nobuo Yamada | Director: Mikio Naruse | Stars: Yûzô Kayama, Yôko Tsukasa, Mitsuko Kusabue, Mitsuko Mori

Votes: 382

21. The Rickshaw Man (1958)

103 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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A poor rickshaw driver finds himself taking care of a young woman and her son after the woman's husband dies suddenly.

Writers: Hiroshi Inagaki, Mansaku Itami, Shunsaku Iwashita | Director: Hiroshi Inagaki | Stars: Toshirô Mifune, Hideko Takamine, Hiroshi Akutagawa, Chishû Ryû

Votes: 457

22. Half Human (1958)

63 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

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Japanese villagers worship a monster and his son who live in an island cave. Some circus people hear about them, go to the island to capture the monster and wind up shooting its son. Then ... See full summary »

Writer: Takeo Murata | Directors: Kenneth G. Crane, Ishirô Honda | Stars: John Carradine, Momoko Kôchi, Akira Takarada, Akemi Negishi

Votes: 211

23. NET Playhouse (1964–1972)

90 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.1
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Stars: Rene Auberjonois, George Voskovec, Richard Dysart, Frances Sternhagen

Votes: 16

24. Uchû daikaijû Dogora (1964)

83 min | Crime, Sci-Fi

5.8
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The Earth is attacked by a giant jellyfish monster from outer space that, for some reason, has a sweet tooth for diamonds.

Writers: Jôjirô Okami, Shin'ichi Sekizawa | Director: Ishirô Honda | Stars: Yôsuke Natsuki, Yôko Fujiyama, Hiroshi Koizumi, Nobuo Nakamura

Votes: 359

25. Flowing (1956)

117 min | Drama

7.9
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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 »

Writers: Toshirô Ide, Aya Kôda, Sumie Tanaka | Director: Mikio Naruse | Stars: Kinuyo Tanaka, Isuzu Yamada, Hideko Takamine, Mariko Okada

Votes: 531

26. The Last War (1961)

110 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

6.5
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This Japanese film speculates on the events which lead the U.S. and the Soviet Union into a nuclear Armageddon.

Writers: Toshio Yasumi, Takeshi Kimura | Director: Shûe Matsubayashi | Stars: Furankî Sakai, Akira Takarada, Yuriko Hoshi, Nobuko Otowa

Votes: 125

27. Thirst for Love (1967)

98 min | Drama

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Writers: Toshiya Fujita, Koreyoshi Kurahara, Yukio Mishima | Director: Koreyoshi Kurahara | Stars: Nobuo Nakamura, Ruriko Asaoka, Akira Yamanouchi, Yûko Kusunoki

Votes: 162

28. The Family (1974)

211 min | Drama

7.3
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Writers: Nobuo Yamada, Toyoko Yamasaki | Director: Satsuo Yamamoto | Stars: Shin Saburi, Yumeji Tsukioka, Tatsuya Nakadai, Yôko Yamamoto

Votes: 28

29. The Devil's Ballad (1977)

144 min | Mystery

7.0
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Kôsuke Kindaichi, a somewhat peculiar private detective, visits a remote town. He meets a police detective and they start to investigate an old unsolved murder. Then some murders happen. ... See full summary »

Writers: Kon Ichikawa, Seishi Yokomizo | Director: Kon Ichikawa | Stars: Kôji Ishizaka, Keiko Kishi, Akiko Nishina, Kôji Kita

Votes: 111

30. An Inlet of Muddy Water (1953)

104 min | Drama

6.8
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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 »

Writers: Ichiyo Higuchi, Toshirô Ide, Yôko Mizuki | Director: Tadashi Imai | Stars: Ken Mitsuda, Yatsuko Tan'ami, Akiko Tamura, Hiro Kumon

Votes: 44

31. Punishment Room (1956)

96 min | Drama

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Katsumi is a university student who has no respect for his hardworking parents, his professors, or even his friends. He helps one friend obtain a loan to finance a dance, by humiliating his... See full summary »

Writers: Keiji Hasebe, Shintarô Ishihara, Natto Wada | Director: Kon Ichikawa | Stars: Hiroshi Kawaguchi, Keizô Kawasaki, Ayako Wakao, Yosuke Irie

Votes: 84

32. Shunkinsho (1976)

97 min | Drama

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Writers: Teinosuke Kinugasa, Katsumi Nishikawa, Jun'ichirô Tanizaki | Director: Katsumi Nishikawa | Stars: Momoe Yamaguchi, Tomokazu Miura, Moeko Ezawa, Akiko Kazami

Votes: 22

33. A False Student (1960)

94 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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Writers: Kenzaburô Oe, Yoshio Shirasaka | Director: Yasuzô Masumura | Stars: Ayako Wakao, Jerry Fujio, Jun Fujimaki, Eiji Funakoshi

Votes: 55

35. Anzukko (1958)

110 min

7.1
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Writers: Saisei Murô, Mikio Naruse, Sumie Tanaka | Director: Mikio Naruse | Stars: Sô Yamamura, Kyôko Kagawa, Isao Kimura, Keiju Kobayashi

Votes: 65

36. A Night to Remember (1962)

86 min | Drama

6.6
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Writers: Yôko Mizuki, Kôsei Shirai, Tokuhei Wakao | Director: Kôzaburô Yoshimura | Stars: Ayako Wakao, Jirô Tamiya, Keizô Kawasaki, Kyoko Enami

Votes: 7

38. The Life and Works of Yasujiro Ozu (1983)

123 min | Documentary

7.7
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Writers: Kazuo Inoue, Kôki Takaoka | Director: Kazuo Inoue | Stars: Ineko Arima, Chikage Awashima, Shôhei Imamura, Tatsuya Jô

Votes: 122

39. Gekido no showashi 'Gunbatsu' (1970)

134 min | Drama, War

5.8
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Reporter Goro Arai covers the war for a Japanese newspaper. He follows the activities of Japan's top military leader, Hideki Tojo, and comes to view Tojo as a dangerous military tyrant. But... See full summary »

Writer: Ryôzô Kasahara | Director: Hiromichi Horikawa | Stars: Keiju Kobayashi, Yûzô Kayama, Toshirô Mifune, Sô Yamamura

Votes: 12

40. Midaregami (1961)

95 min | Drama, Romance

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Writers: Kyoka Izumi, Teinosuke Kinugasa | Director: Teinosuke Kinugasa | Stars: Michiko Ai, Noriko Hodaka, Hiromi Ichida, Natsuko Kahara

42. Bu su (1987)

95 min

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Writer: Makiko Uchidate | Director: Jun Ichikawa | Stars: Yasuko Tomita, Michiyo Ôkusu, Kazue Itô, Masahiro Takashima

Votes: 22

43. Nichiro sensô shôri no hishi: Tekichû ôdan sanbyaku-ri (1957)

86 min | Action, War, Adventure

6.8
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Writers: Akira Kurosawa, Hideo Oguni, Hotaro Yamanaka | Director: Kazuo Mori | Stars: Kenji Sugawara, Yoshirô Kitahara, Ryûji Shinagawa, Hideo Takamatsu

Votes: 26

44. Poignant Story (1962)

106 min | Drama

7.2
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Writers: Toshirô Ide, Zenzô Matsuyama | Director: Mikio Naruse | Stars: Hideko Takamine, Chikage Awashima, Masayuki Mori, Tatsuya Nakadai

Votes: 59

45. Radishes and Carrots (1965)

107 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
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Writers: Kôgo Noda, Yasujirô Ozu, Minoru Shibuya, Yoshio Shirasaka | Director: Minoru Shibuya | Stars: Chishû Ryû, Nobuko Otowa, Mariko Kaga, Isao Yamagata

Votes: 21

47. Farewell to Dream (1956)

78 min | Drama

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The conflicting dreams of the members of a Japanese family are threatened by a continuing series of misfortunes.

Writer: Yoshiko Kusuda | Director: Keisuke Kinoshita | Stars: Shinji Tanaka, Yûko Mochizuki, Takahiro Tamura, Yoshiko Kuga

Votes: 43

48. Futari no koibito (1969)

Romance

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Writer: Toshirô Ide | Director: Shirô Moritani | Stars: Yûzô Kayama, Wakako Sakai, Mieko Takamine, Junko Ikeuchi

49. Kokotsu no hito (1973)

102 min | Drama

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Writers: Sawako Ariyoshi, Zenzô Matsuyama | Director: Shirô Toyoda | Stars: Hideko Takamine, Hisaya Morishige, Nobuko Otowa, Izumi Ichikawa

Votes: 15

50. Zoku zoku jiken: Tsuki no keshiki (1980– )

45 min | Crime, Drama

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Stars: Tomisaburô Wakayama, Keiko Kishi, Kôichi Satô, Junko Takazawa