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1.
Keshin (1986)
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(105 mins.)
Director: Yôichi Higashi
 
2.
Loft (2005)
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Reiko, a prize-winning writer, moves to a quiet isolated house to finish up her new novel. One night... (115 mins.)
 
3.
Happily Ever After (2007)
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Despite all signs pointing toward potential heartbreak, a woman and man begin a romance. (115 mins.)
 
4.
Hôtai Club (2007)
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(118 mins.)
 
5.
Rupan Sansei: Sweet lost night - Maho no lamp wa akumu no yokan (2008 TV Movie)
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Lupin encounters a magic lamp. (91 mins.)
Director: Tetsuro Amino
 
6.
The Yellow Handkerchief (2011 TV Movie)
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7.
Love Bites Back (1988)
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Yuichi Koga is an upper-class business executive, running his own adult video company, and living a successful life with his wife and daughter... (102 mins.)
 
8.
A Ghost of a Chance (2011)
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When a not-so-stellar lawyer is in need of something to help her case she has to rely on an unconventional witness for testimony... (142 mins.)
Director: Kôki Mitani
 
9.
Welcome Back, Mr. McDonald (1997)
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A radio play is going to go on air at a Tokyo radio station. It is a weepy melodrama written by housewife Miyako... (103 mins.)
Director: Kôki Mitani
 
10.
Suite Dreams (2006)
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(136 mins.)
Director: Kôki Mitani
 
11.
Typhoon Club (1985)
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(115 mins.)
Director: Shinji Sômai
 
12.
The Letters (2006)
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(121 mins.)
Director: Jirô Shôno
 
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Pinpon (2002)
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The film traces the growth and friendship of two very different high-school ping-pong players. "Peco" Hoshino is a brash... (114 mins.)
Director: Fumihiko Sori
 
15.
Shikeidai no erebêtâ (2010)
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(111 mins.)
Director: Akira Ogata
 
16.
Golden Slumber (2010)
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When easy-going Aoyagi meets an old friend for a fishing trip, he ends up drugged, framed for the Prime Minister's assassination... (139 mins.)
 
17.
G@me (2003)
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Kidnapping and deceit abound in this thriller. From romance to mild-action, this movie has it all. (112 mins.)
Director: Satoshi Isaka
 
18.
The Mamiya Brothers (2006)
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(119 mins.)
 
19.
Nobody to Watch Over Me (2008)
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Ryoichi Kimizuka's riveting exploration of the Japanese media's feeding frenzy focuses on a15-year-old... (118 mins.)
 
20.
Yûkai hôdô (1982)
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(134 mins.)
Director: Shun'ya Itô
 
21.
Give It All (1998)
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Etsuko - a typical Japanese high school student, who's unlucky in love, an academic failure, and plain bored with life... (120 mins.)
 
22.
Lost Paradise (1997)
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(119 mins.)
 
23.
Arakajime ushinawareta koibitotchiyo (1971)
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Takeru, a young rebel, is traveling alone in the North of Honshu. He once used to practice pole vaulting but he gave up and became a robber... (123 mins.)
 
24.
Copycat Killer (2002)
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(124 mins.)
 
25.
My Neighbor Totoro (1988)
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When two girls move to the country to be near their ailing mother, they have adventures with the wonderous forest spirits who live nearby. (86 mins.)
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
 
26.
Kiki's Delivery Service (1989)
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A young witch, on her mandatory year of independent life, finds fitting into a new community difficult while she supports herself by running an air courier service. (103 mins.)
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
 
27.
Porco Rosso (1992)
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In 1930s Italy, a veteran World War I pilot is cursed to look like an anthropomorphic pig. (94 mins.)
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
 
28.
Princess Mononoke (1997)
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On a journey to find the cure for a Tatarigami's curse, Ashitaka finds himself in the middle of a war between the forest gods and Tatara, a mining colony. In this quest he also meets San, the Mononoke Hime. (134 mins.)
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
 
29.
Spirited Away (2001)
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During her family's move to the suburbs, a sullen 10-year-old girl wanders into a world ruled by gods, witches, and spirits, and where humans are changed into beasts. (125 mins.)
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
 
30.
Ponyo (2008)
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A five year-old boy develops a relationship with Ponyo, a goldfish princess who longs to become a human after falling in love with him. (101 mins.)
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
 
31.
Tsigoineruwaizen (1980)
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A surreal period film following an university professor and his eerie nomad friend as they go through loose romantic triangles and face death in peculiar ways. (144 mins.)
Director: Seijun Suzuki
 
32.
Hachi-ko (1987)
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The true story about a dog's loyalty to its master, even after his death. (107 mins.)
 
33.
Keiho (1999)
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(133 mins.)
 
34.
For Business (1986)
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(109 mins.)
 
35.
Chi-n-pi-ra (1984)
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(102 mins.)
Director: Tôru Kawashima
 
36.
Saya no iru tousizu (1986)
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(102 mins.)
Director: Seiji Izumi
 
37.
Trick: The Movie (2002)
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Disaster befalls a village's inhabitants every 300 years. A popular self-styled magician named Naoko... (119 mins.)
 
38.
Trick: The Movie 2 (2006)
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Ueda and Naoko accept to hear a proposal from a young man (Yuta Hiraoka) living in Fumo-mura village... (111 mins.)
 
39.
The Glory of Team Batista (2008)
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(120 mins.)
 
40.
Trick the Movie: Psychic Battle Royale (2010)
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(119 mins.)
 
41.
11 moji no satsujin (2011 TV Movie)
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(112 mins.)
 
42.
Always - Sunset on Third Street (2005)
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Leaving her provincial home, teenage Mutsuko arrives in Tokyo by train to take a job in a major automotive... (133 mins.)
 
43.
Hachimitsu to Clover (2006)
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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. (117 mins.)
Director: Masahiro Takada
 
44.
Memories of Tomorrow (2006)
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A successful businessman's family life is shattered by an early onset of Alzheimer's. (122 mins.)
 
45.
Metro ni notte (2006)
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(121 mins.)
 
46.
Lupin the 3rd: The Mystery of Mamo (1978)
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Lupin risks death to learn the secret and intentions of a wealthy and seemingly immortal, but certainly ruthless, recluse. (102 mins.)
 
47.
Lupin III: The Castle of Cagliostro (1979)
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A flamboyant thief and his gang struggle to free a princess from an evil count's clutches and to learn the hidden secret to a fabulous treasure that she holds part of a key to. (100 mins.)
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
 
48.
Cyborg Girl (2008)
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Jiro is a lonely university student. One day he meets a beautiful and interesting woman who turns out to be a Cyborg lacking manners and emotions. (115 mins.)
Director: Jae-young Kwak
 
49.
Princess Toyotomi (2011)
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(119 mins.)
Director: Masayuki Suzuki
 
50.
House (1977)
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A schoolgirl and six of her classmates travel to her aunt's country home, which tries to devour the girls in bizarre ways. (88 mins.)
 
51.
No More Easy Life (1979)
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Mariko is living the life of a typical Japanese college student in the 70's, spending far more of her... (103 mins.)
Director: Yôichi Higashi
 
52.
The Resurrection of the Golden Wolf (1979)
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Yusaka Matsuda stars as a seemingly run-of-the-mill corporate salary man who leads a double life as a vicious criminal by night... (131 mins.)
Director: Tooru Murakawa
 
53.
Fall Guy (1982)
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(109 mins.)
Director: Kinji Fukasaku
 
54.
Sengoku jieitai (1979)
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A squadron of Japanese Self-Defense Force soldiers find themselves transported through time to their country's warring states era... (139 mins.)
Director: Kôsei Saitô
 
55.
I Are You, You Am Me (1982)
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9th-graders Kazuo (boy) and Kazumi (girl) take a tumble at a temple in a small seacoast town in Japan... (113 mins.)
 
56.
The Little Girl Who Conquered Time (1983)
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A high-school girl acquires the ability to time travel. (104 mins.)
 
57.
The Family Game (1983)
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A sendup of the stereo-typical Japanese family: dad is a salaryman jerk, unable to relate to anyone;... (107 mins.)
 
58.
Sabishinbô (1985)
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Lonely and love-struck, high-school student Hiroki pursues one girl but another one mysteriously appears in his life... (112 mins.)
 
59.
And Then (1985)
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Daisuke (Yusaku Matsuda) is supposed to be out looking for a respectable job and equally respectable wife... (130 mins.)
 
60.
Bokura no nanoka-kan sensô (1988)
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Junior-high students are restrained by their teachers and parents... One day, they plan a rebellion. (94 mins.)
 
61.
Crest of Betrayal (1994)
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(106 mins.)
Director: Kinji Fukasaku
 
62.
The Aimed School (1981)
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Mitamura Yuka (Hiroko Yakushimaru) is a normal shy middle school student that has psychic powers. When... (90 mins.)
 
63.
Main Theme (1984)
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(101 mins.)
 
64.
The Beast to Die (1980)
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A journalist steals a gun from a cop after killing him and goes on a spree of robbery and murder. (119 mins.)
Director: Tôru Murakawa
 
65.
The Girl Who Leapt Through Time (2006)
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A high-school girl named Makoto acquires the power to travel back in time, and decides to use it for her own personal benefits. Little does she know that she is affecting the lives of others just as much as she is her own. (98 mins.)
Director: Mamoru Hosoda
 
66.
Nodame kantâbire in Yôroppa (2008 TV Movie)
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This 2 night special takes off during their graduation, where Chiaki-senpai & Nodame left for Europe...
Director: Hideki Takeuchi
 
67.
Villon's Wife (2009)
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This enticing period melodrama depicts a long-suffering woman's relationship with her brilliant but self-destructive writer husband in postwar Tokyo... (114 mins.)
 
68.
Pandora's Box (2009)
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(94 mins.)
 
69.
Summer Wars (2009)
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A student tries to fix a problem he accidentally caused in OZ, a digital world, while pretending to be the fiancé of his friend at her grandmother's 90th birthday. (114 mins.)
Director: Mamoru Hosoda
 
70.
Villain (2010)
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A young woman's murder provokes reflection on the ugliness and villainy of modern society. (139 mins.)
Director: Sang-il Lee
 
71.
Time Traveller (2010)
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A high-school girl acquires the ability to time travel. (122 mins.)
 
72.
Hero (2007)
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(130 mins.)
Director: Masayuki Suzuki
 
73.
Ichi (2008)
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Ichi is a blind woman who roams about town with her shamisen (a three-stringed Japanese guitar), but she has exceptional sword skills with which she fights off yakuza and other villains. (120 mins.)
Director: Fumihiko Sori
 
74.
The Magic Hour (2008)
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A hustler who gets in trouble with a gang boss in the port town of Sukago agrees to make good with the... (136 mins.)
Director: Kôki Mitani
 
75.
Happy Flight (2008)
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A great variety of aviation professionals such as pilots, flight attendants, the ground crew, mechanics... (103 mins.)
Director: Shinobu Yaguchi
 
76.
Oppai Volleyball (2009)
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For the chance of seeing their teacher's "oppai". They took the challenge to win the volleyball tournament. (102 mins.)
 
77.
Gantz (2010)
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After trying to rescue a man on the subway tracks, two teens wake up in a room dominated by a mysterious black sphere that sends them to hunt down and kill aliens hiding on Earth. (130 mins.)
Director: Shinsuke Sato
 
78.
Gantz: Perfect Answer (2011)
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Kato's (Ken'ichi Matsuyama) death changes Kurono's (Kazunari Ninomiya) view of life completely. He decides... (141 mins.)
Director: Shinsuke Sato
 
79.
Confessions (2010)
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A psychological thriller of a grieving mother turned cold-blooded avenger with a twisty master plan to pay back those who were responsible for her daughter's death. (106 mins.)
 
81.
A Pool Without Water (1982)
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(103 mins.)
Director: Kôji Wakamatsu
 
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Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence (1983)
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During WWII, a British colonel tries to bridge the cultural divides between a British POW and the Japanese camp commander in order to avoid bloodshed. (123 mins.)
Director: Nagisa Ôshima
 
84.
Zatoichi (2003)
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The blind masseur/swordsman comes to a town in control of warring gangs, and while bunking with a farming family, he meets two women with their own agenda. (116 mins.)
Director: Takeshi Kitano
 
85.
Kikujiro (1999)
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A young, naive boy sets out alone on the road to find his wayward mother. Soon he finds an unlikely protector in a crotchety man and the two have a series of unexpected adventures along the way. (121 mins.)
Director: Takeshi Kitano
 
86.
Fireworks (1997)
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Nishi leaves the police in the face of harrowing personal and professional difficulties. Spiraling into depression, he makes questionable decisions. (103 mins.)
Director: Takeshi Kitano
 
87.
Boiling Point (1990)
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Two disquieted junior baseball players seek revenge on the local yakuza for attacking their coach. (96 mins.)
Director: Takeshi Kitano
 
88.
Violent Cop (1989)
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A violence prone police officer discovers that his colleague is trafficking drugs. (103 mins.)
Director: Takeshi Kitano
 
89.
Rikyu (1989)
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Legendary tea master Sen no Rikyu is faced with his warmongering lord's unrealistic pretensions. (135 mins.)
 
90.
Sunshine Ahead (2010)
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(120 mins.)
Director: Toshio Lee
 
91.
Tokyo Island (2010)
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Men and one woman have drifted to an uninhabited island. The only woman will try to survive by taking advantage of her own sexual attractiveness. (129 mins.)
 
92.
Into the White Night (2010)
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Based on a novel with the same name, years pass and the unsolved mystery of the case of the death of a man puzzles the police detective... (149 mins.)
 
93.
Tsugaru hyakunen shokudou (2011)
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(106 mins.)
Director: Kazuki Ohmori
 
94.
Disciples of Hippocrates (1980)
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(126 mins.)
Director: Kazuki Ohmori
 
95.
Day of Resurrection (1980)
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After a virus devastates the global human population, survivors in Antarctica desperately try to find a cure and save the human race. (156 mins.)
Director: Kinji Fukasaku
 
96.
Double Cross (1992)
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(108 mins.)
Director: Kinji Fukasaku
 
97.
Ballad (2009)
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A movie examining a young boy's first encounter with true fear in his endless pursuit of courage. (127 mins.)
 
98.
Rebirth (2011)
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After the collapse of their relationship, Kiwako abducts the 6-month old child of a man she was having an affair with. Raising the child as her own, it is four years before the authorities catch up with her and the young child. (147 mins.)
Director: Izuru Narushima
 
100.
The Incite Mill (2010)
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Ten people who agree to take the same lucrative "job" find themselves locked in an underground complex and forced to play a murder game for seven days. (107 mins.)
Director: Hideo Nakata