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1. Harakiri (1962)

Not Rated | 133 min | Action, Drama, History

8.7
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An elder ronin samurai arrives at a feudal lord's home and requests an honorable place to commit suicide. But when the ronin inquires about a younger samurai who arrived before him things take an unexpected turn.

Director: Masaki Kobayashi | Stars: Tatsuya Nakadai, Akira Ishihama, Shima Iwashita, Tetsurô Tanba

Votes: 21,235

2. Samurai Rebellion (1967)

Not Rated | 128 min | Drama

8.4
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The mother of a feudal lord's only heir is kidnapped away from her husband by the lord. The husband and his samurai father must decide whether to accept the unjust decision, or risk death to get her back.

Director: Masaki Kobayashi | Stars: Toshirô Mifune, Yôko Tsukasa, Gô Katô, Tatsuyoshi Ehara

Votes: 8,162

3. Kwaidan (1964)

Not Rated | 183 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.0
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A collection of four Japanese folk tales with supernatural themes.

Director: Masaki Kobayashi | Stars: Rentarô Mikuni, Michiyo Aratama, Misako Watanabe, Kenjirô Ishiyama

Votes: 11,224

4. Daitokai - Tatakai no hibi (1976– )

54 min | Action, Drama

7.9
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Stars: Tetsuya Watari, Kaku Takashina, Takehiko Ono, Yûjirô Ishihara

Votes: 8

5. Urutoraman: Kûsô tokusatsu shirîzu (1966–1967)

30 min | Sci-Fi, Family, Adventure

7.8
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A human member of a defense force is given the life and ability to change into a giant super-hero to battle the monsters that wrecks havoc on Earth.

Stars: Susumu Kurobe, Sandayû Dokumamushi, Masaya Nihei, Bin Furuya

Votes: 335

6. Akai tori nigeta? (1973)

99 min

7.8
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Director: Toshiya Fujita | Stars: Yoshio Harada, Kaori Momoi, Masaaki Daimon, Kazuko Shirakawa

Votes: 5

7. Sanshiro Sugata (1965)

159 min | Action, Drama

7.7
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The story of Sanshiro Sugata, a young man who wants to learn the new art of judo. A wise teacher reveals to Sanshiro that judo is not merely a means of combat nor a demonstration of ... See full summary »

Director: Seiichirô Uchikawa | Stars: Yûzô Kayama, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Eiji Okada, Takashi Shimura

Votes: 293

8. Urutoraman: Kûsô tokusatsu shirîzu (1966–1967)
Episode: Utsu na! Arashi (1967)

TV-PG | 24 min | Sci-Fi, Family, Adventure

7.5
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A monster with the ability to blind it's victims, and the ability to become stronger after being attacked, begins wreaking havoc. Science Patrol member Arashi gets into trouble when he defies orders to leave the monster alone.

Stars: Susumu Kurobe, Sandayû Dokumamushi, Masaya Nihei, Hiroko Sakurai

Votes: 6

9. Samurai from Nowhere (1964)

93 min | Action, Adventure

7.3
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The adventures of a ronin, a samurai without a feudal lord, trying to achieve safety in a neighbouring domain.

Director: Seiichirô Uchikawa | Stars: Isamu Nagato, Tetsurô Tanba, Shima Iwashita, Chieko Baishô

Votes: 43

10. Samurai Wolf (1966)

75 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.2
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A charismatic ronin gets snared into a conflict between officials at a waystation, and gains the enmity of a group of thugs.

Director: Hideo Gosha | Stars: Isao Natsuyagi, Ryôhei Uchida, Junko Miyazono, Tatsuo Endô

Votes: 432

11. Eleven Samurai (1967)

100 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.2
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Director: Eiichi Kudô | Stars: Isao Natsuyagi, Kôtarô Satomi, Kôji Nanbara, Junko Miyazono

Votes: 224

12. Gangster VIP (1968)

Not Rated | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.2
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Gangster thriller.

Director: Toshio Masuda | Stars: Tetsuya Watari, Chieko Matsubara, Tamio Kawaji, Shôki Fukae

Votes: 112

13. Bushido (1963)

122 min | Action, Drama

7.2
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After a salary-man's fiancée attempts suicide, he remembers his gruesome family history, which sees his ancestors sacrificing themselves for the sake of their cruel lords, and realizes that he's about to repeat their mistakes.

Director: Tadashi Imai | Stars: Kinnosuke Nakamura, Eijirô Tôno, Kyôko Kishida, Masayuki Mori

Votes: 223

14. Samurai Wolf II (1967)

72 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.2
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Kiba is caught in the intrigue between a crooked goldmine owner, a cynical, betrayed swordsman, a manipulative lady and an arrogant dojo master.

Director: Hideo Gosha | Stars: Isao Natsuyagi, Ichirô Nakatani, Bin Amatsu, Yûko Kusunoki

Votes: 278

15. Koko dai panikku (1978)

94 min

7.2
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A high school student rallies his classmates into rebelling violently when the administration refuses to take responsibility for the suicide of one of the students.

Directors: Gakuryû Ishii, Yukihiro Sawada | Stars: Shigeru Yamamoto, Atsuko Asano, Miyoko Akaza, Yoshirô Aoki

Votes: 103

16. Ningyo densetsu (1984)

110 min | Crime, Drama

7.1
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Woman is avenging the death of her husband in this slightly supernatural drama.

Director: Toshiharu Ikeda | Stars: Mari Shirato, Kentarô Shimizu, Jun Etô, Seiji Miyaguchi

Votes: 63

17. Yajû shisubeshi (1980)

119 min | Drama, Crime, Action

7.0
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A journalist steals a gun from a cop after killing him and goes on a spree of robbery and murder.

Director: Tôru Murakawa | Stars: Yûsaku Matsuda, Asami Kobayashi, Yoshirô Aoki, Kai Atô

Votes: 116

18. Shokei yugi (1979)

100 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.0
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Narumi is set up by a mysterious woman. Abducted and tortured, Narumi is forced to take on a new job - the target is a veteran killer as good as he is.

Director: Tôru Murakawa | Stars: Yûsaku Matsuda, Aiko Morishita, Yoshirô Aoki, Lily

Votes: 24

19. Shinkansen daibakuha (1975)

152 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.9
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Criminals plant a bomb on a high-speed train. It will explode when the train slows down, unless a ransom is paid.

Director: Jun'ya Satô | Stars: Ken Takakura, Shin'ichi Chiba, Kei Yamamoto, Eiji Gô

Votes: 665

20. Shiosai (1975)

93 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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Lonely youth Shinji meets Hatsue, a pretty pearl diver, on the beach and the two fall in love. But Shinji has a rival for Hatsue's affections, Yasuo. Yasuo spreads unpleasant gossip about ... See full summary »

Director: Katsumi Nishikawa | Stars: Momoe Yamaguchi, Tomokazu Miura, Ichirô Arishima, Keiko Tsushima

Votes: 19

21. Kage gari: Hoero taihô (1972)

89 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.7
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The second live-action film about the adventures of three ronin: Jubei, Sunlight, and Moonlight, who dedicate their lives to hunt down "shadows", the ninja spies of the Tokugawa shogunate.

Director: Toshio Masuda | Stars: Yûjirô Ishihara, Ryôhei Uchida, Mikio Narita, Tetsurô Tanba

Votes: 50

22. Burai - kuro dosu (1968)

Not Rated | 86 min | Crime

6.4
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A street war breaks loose between two rival gangs in the Kansai region of Japan. Goro (Tetsuya Watari) is in the middle of action.

Director: Keiichi Ozawa | Stars: Tetsuya Watari, Chieko Matsubara, Tamio Kawaji, Sanae Kitabayashi

Votes: 51

23. Yoi-machi-gusa (1974)

96 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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Director: Tatsumi Kumashiro | Stars: Yôko Takahashi, Kenji Takaoka, Isao Natsuyagi, Yoshirô Aoki

Votes: 10

24. Zerosen moyu (1984)

128 min | Drama, War

5.9
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Two young men are recruited into the Japanese air force just before outbreak of WW2 by the testpilot of Japans new super fighter - the Zero. The movie is told in reverse from the point of ... See full summary »

Director: Toshio Masuda | Stars: Daijiro Tsutsumi, Jun Hashizume, Yû Hayami, Yûzô Kayama

Votes: 56

25. Fugitive Samurai (1984)

106 min | Action

5.7
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Director: Akinori Matsuo | Stars: Yoshirô Aoki, Rumi Matsumoto, Kinnosuke Nakamura, Kôji Nanbara

Votes: 9

26. Kaseki no kouya (1982)

123 min | Action, Crime

4.9
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Director: Yasuharu Hasebe | Stars: Tsunehiko Watase, Atsuko Asano, Yûsuke Kawazu, Eiji Gô

Votes: 7

27. Yudono-sanroku noroi mura (1984)

112 min

4.3
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Director: Toshiharu Ikeda | Stars: Toshiyuki Nagashima, Eiko Nagashima, Nobuko Sendô, Junkichi Orimoto

Votes: 12

28. Masho no kaori (1985)

90 min | Drama, Mystery

4.2
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A young man returns home from the bar only to find a woman who was about to kill herself. Taking her home and protecting her, he learns that she's escaped from a violent husband - but ... See full summary »

Director: Toshiharu Ikeda | Stars: Mari Amachi, Johnny Ohkura, Yuki Kazamatsuri, Chôei Takahashi

Votes: 27

29. Hangyaku no Melody (1970)

85 min | Action

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Director: Yukihiro Sawada | Stars: Yoshio Harada, Takeo Chii, Tatsuya Fuji, Meiko Kaji

30. The Cleanup (1969)

100 min | Action, Crime

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A real all-star cast turns out for this modern yakuza yarn.

Director: Toshio Masuda | Stars: Yûjirô Ishihara, Mie Hama, Tetsuya Watari, Jô Shishido

31. Ketto (1967)

94 min | Action, Crime

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One of a duo of ninkyô films dealing with violent yakuza clan conflict, both starring Takahashi and Kobatashi. The other is called FIGHT aka FRIENDLY ENEMIES.

Director: Toshio Masuda | Stars: Akira Kobayashi, Hideki Takahashi, Kayo Matsuo, Sanae Kitabayashi

32. Zenkâ - kari shakû (1969)

Action, Crime

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Painfully derivative even for the yakuza gene.

Director: Keiichi Ozawa | Stars: Tetsuya Watari, Chieko Matsubara, Tsuneya Oki, Minako Osanai

33. Tekkaba bojô (1970)

95 min | Action, Crime

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Director: Keiichi Ozawa | Stars: Chieko Matsubara, Takahiro Tamura, Meiko Kaji, Ryôhei Uchida

34. Momotarô-zamurai (1976–1981)

60 min | Drama, History

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Stars: Hideki Takahashi, Yumiko Nogawa, Ichirô Chagawa, Masahiko Tanimura

35. Kirikomi (1970)

89 min | Action, Crime

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Director: Yukihiro Sawada | Stars: Tetsuya Watari, Tatsuya Fuji, Eiji Gô, Yoshirô Aoki

36. Shijukû yôidorê bânchi - hîtokiri tetsû (1977)

87 min | Crime

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Director: Yu Kohira | Stars: Bunta Sugawara, Makoto Satô, Etsuko Ikuta, Akira Nishikino

37. Yakuza no Yoko Kao (1970)

95 min | Crime

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Director: Keiichi Ozawa | Stars: Tetsuya Watari, Jô Shishido, Ryôhei Uchida, Mitsuko Oka

38. Choshichiro's Edo Diaries: The Yagyu Conspiracy (1984 TV Movie)

96 min | Action

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Director: Keiichi Ozawa | Stars: Yoshirô Aoki, Shôhei Hino, Kei Iinuma, Shôzô Inagaki

39. Senketsu no kiroku (1970)

93 min | Action, Crime

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A very good saga.

Director: Takashi Nomura | Stars: Akira Kobayashi, Takahiro Tamura, Eiji Okada, Kumi Mizuno

40. Zenka - dosu arashi (1969)

89 min | Action, Crime

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Director: Keiichi Ozawa | Stars: Tetsuya Watari, Makoto Satô, Reiko Aso, Jô Shishido

41. Shizukanaru Don (1991 Video)

112 min | Drama

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Director: Tsutomu Kashima | Stars: Teruyuki Kagawa, Mai Kitajima, Tarô Kawano, Yôsuke Tagawa

42. Daimon - otoko de shi ni tai (1969)

89 min | Action, Crime

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Director: Akinori Matsuo | Stars: Hideki Takahashi, Yoshirô Aoki, Yumiko Nogawa, Yôko Machida

43. Momotarô-zamurai (1976–1981)
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1976)

54 min | Drama, History

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Director: Masatake Matsuo | Stars: Hideki Takahashi, Yumiko Nogawa, Ichirô Chagawa, Masahiko Tanimura

44. Daitokai - Tatakai no hibi (1976– )
Episode: Episode #1.9 (1976)

54 min | Action, Drama

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Director: Keiichi Ozawa | Stars: Tetsuya Watari, Akiko Nishina, Yûjirô Ishihara, Kei Satô

45. Daitokai - Tatakai no hibi (1976– )
Episode: Episode #3.21 (1979)

54 min | Action, Drama

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Director: Yukihiro Sawada | Stars: Tetsuya Watari, Akira Terao, Masato Hoshi, Kaku Takashina