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1.
Pulse (2001)
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Two groups of people discover evidence that suggests spirits may be trying to invade the human world through the Internet. (118 mins.)
 
2.
Ringu (1998)
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A reporter and her ex-husband investigate a cursed video tape that is rumored to kill the viewer seven days after watching it. (96 mins.)
Director: Hideo Nakata
 
3.
Ju-on: The Grudge (2002)
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A mysterious and vengeful spirit marks and pursues anybody who dares enter the house in which it resides. (92 mins.)
Director: Takashi Shimizu
 
4.
Ju-on: The Curse (2000 Video)
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A teacher visits the house of one of his students after the boy goes missing, only to have a horrifying excuse for his absence from school. (70 mins.)
Director: Takashi Shimizu
 
5.
Ju-on: The Curse 2 (2000)
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On his request, the sensitive sister of a real estate agent visits a house he intends to put on sell, only to cross paths with its resident curse. (76 mins.)
Director: Takashi Shimizu
 
6.
Ju-On: The Grudge 2 (2003)
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As their curse spreads on all around, the ghosts find their chance to live once again through the pregnancy of a cursed woman. (92 mins.)
Director: Takashi Shimizu
 
7.
Ju-on: White Ghost (2009)
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Akane begins seeing visions of a female ghost wearing the same yellow hat and red satchel she wore as a school child. (61 mins.)
Director: Ryûta Miyake
 
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Ju-on: Black Ghost (2009)
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After losing her child at birth, the dark horror of the grudge begins growing within her. (60 mins.)
Director: Mari Asato
 
9.
Dark Water (2002)
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A mother and her 6 year old daughter move into a creepy apartment whose every surface is permeated by water. (101 mins.)
Director: Hideo Nakata
 
10.
Rasen (1998)
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A young pathologist seeks answers to the mysterious death of a friend and soon comes into contact with the same cursed videotape that caused the death of the friend's wife and son, which is haunted by the curse of Sadako, a relentless spirit. (97 mins.)
Director: Jôji Iida
 
11.
Ringu 0 (2000)
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In this prequel to Ring, a young Sadako becomes an actress in hopes of escaping her troubled past. But strange visions and terrifying powers begin to manifest... (99 mins.)
Director: Norio Tsuruta
 
12.
Infection (2004)
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INFECTION takes place in a dark, isolated hospital, where one doctors mistake has led to dire consequences for a patient. (98 mins.)
Director: Masayuki Ochiai
 
13.
Reincarnation (2005)
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A Japanese actress begins having strange visions and experiences after landing a role in a horror film about a real-life murder spree that took place over forty years ago. (96 mins.)
Director: Takashi Shimizu
 
14.
Retribution (2006)
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A detective investigates a series of murders. A possible serial killer might be on a rampage, since... (104 mins.)
 
15.
Audition (1999)
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A widower takes an offer to screen girls at a special audition, arranged for him by a friend to find him a new wife. The one he fancies is not who she appears to be after all. (115 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
16.
Spiral (2000)
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The inhabitants of a small Japanese town become increasingly obsessed with and tormented by spirals. (90 mins.)
Director: Higuchinsky
 
17.
Suicide Club (2001)
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A detective is trying to find the cause of a string of suicides. (99 mins.)
Director: Sion Sono
 
18.
Exte: Hair Extensions (2007)
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About hair extensions that attack the women that wear them. (108 mins.)
Director: Sion Sono
 
19.
Unholy Women (2006)
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Unholy Women (Kowai onna), is a composite of three unrelated half-hour horror movies. The first segment... (107 mins.)
 
20.
Hide and Go Kill 2 (2009)
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When her classmate Ritsuko disappears, her friend Ryoko is desperate to find her. When she discovers... (83 mins.)
Director: Masafumi Yamada
 
21.
Hitori kakurenbo (2008 Video)
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A blog on a mysterious website quickly spreads like wildfire, starting a dangerous online game. When... (75 mins.)
Director: Tomoya Kainuma
 
22.
The Shock Labyrinth 3D (2009)
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A group of teenagers take a sick girl to a hospital only to find out it is a horrific labyrinth. (89 mins.)
Director: Takashi Shimizu
 
23.
Marebito (2004)
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A fear-obsessed freelance cameraman (Shinya Tsukamoto) investigates an urban legend involving mysterious spirits that haunt the subways of Tokyo. (92 mins.)
Director: Takashi Shimizu
 
24.
Tomie: Re-birth (2001)
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An art student disappears after murdering his model. Now his friends and family are being haunted by the resurrected woman, Tomie. (101 mins.)
Director: Takashi Shimizu
 
25.
Tomie (1999)
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A traumatized young woman is trying to recover her memories with the help of a psychiatrist. During her hypnosis sessions, she repeats the name "Tomie" but is unable to recall where she knows it from. (95 mins.)
Director: Ataru Oikawa
 
26.
Tomie: Unlimited (2011)
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A photography student's life takes a turn for the worse when her dead sister is welcomed back into the family home. (85 mins.)
Director: Noboru Iguchi
 
27.
Mail (2004)
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A detective and his assistant help send restless spirits into the spiritual world. (110 mins.)
Director: Iwao Takahashi
 
28.
Shikoku (1999)
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Years after moving to Tokyo with her parents, Hinako returns to her hometown in rural Shikoku. She soon learns that her childhood friend... (100 mins.)
 
29.
Cure (1997)
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A frustrated detective deals with the case of several gruesome murders committed by people who have no recollection of what they've done. (111 mins.)
 
30.
Nightmare Detective (2006)
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Three people in Tokyo take a surreal voyage of self-discovery through memory and nightmares. "O" intends... (106 mins.)
 
31.
Inagawa Junji no shinjitsu no horror (2003 Video)
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The video is a compilation of six short stories based on Japanese folklore legends. Each story is approximately... (62 mins.)
 
32.
The Suicide Song (2007)
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A thriller centered on an urban legend about a song that fatally affects its listeners. (128 mins.)
Director: Masato Harada
 
33.
Noroi: The Curse (2005)
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A documentary filmmaker explores seemingly unrelated paranormal incidents connected by the legend of an ancient demon called the "kagutaba." (115 mins.)
Director: Kôji Shiraishi
 
34.
A Slit-Mouthed Woman (2007)
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A suburban town in Japan is the victim of what is supposedly just an urban legend, a woman's spirit with a horribly disfigured face who is intent on kidnapping children for unknown reasons. (90 mins.)
Director: Kôji Shiraishi
 
35.
J-Horror Anthology: Underworld (2005 Video)
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First story is "Chainmail" where three friends use a fellow student's death to send a chainmail phone message with unintended results...
 
36.
Black Rat (2010)
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Six classmates receive an e-mail from Asuka; who supposedly committed suicide. Later that night they... (76 mins.)
Director: Kenta Fukasaku
 
37.
Pray (2005)
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Two people kidnap a girl, hoping for a ransom. (77 mins.)
Director: Yûichi Satô
 
38.
Siren (2006)
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A writer moves to a remote island with his daughter and young son. After settling into their new home, a neighbor arrives to welcome them and give them a breakdown of the local rules; most important: do not go outside when the island's siren starts wailing. (87 mins.)
 
39.
One Missed Call (2003)
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People mysteriously start receiving voicemail messages from their future selves, in the form of the sound of them reacting to their own violent deaths. (112 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
40.
The Sylvian Experiments (2010)
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Dr. Hattori and her husband watch footage of brain surgery experiments with Manchurian, Russian and... (94 mins.)
 
41.
Ju-Rei: The Uncanny (2004)
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Japanese school girls die violently after seeing a man wearing a black hood. (76 mins.)
Director: Kôji Shiraishi
 
42.
Premonition (2004)
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While stopped at a roadside phone booth for transmitting his work through the Internet to the university... (95 mins.)
Director: Norio Tsuruta
 
43.
Vampire Girl vs. Frankenstein Girl (2009)
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Transfer student Monami has a secret and a past that has caught up with Mizushima. Deceiving Mizushima into eating a token gift of chocolate... (84 mins.)
 
44.
Tokyo Gore Police (2008)
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In future Tokyo, a young woman in the privatized police force tracks down her father's killer while battling against mutant rebels known as engineers. (110 mins.)
 
45.
The Machine Girl (2008)
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Maimed while seeking revenge, a girl becomes stronger than ever. (96 mins.)
Director: Noboru Iguchi
 
46.
Mutant Girls Squad (2010)
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On her sixteenth birthday, Rin (Yumi Sugimoto), a bullied, timid schoolgirl witnesses her parents killed by fearful... (89 mins.)
 
47.
Helldriver (2010)
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Still reeling from the events of a zombie apocalypse, a young woman, along with a group of allies, makes her way across a dystopian Japan in search of her mother, the Zombie Queen. (117 mins.)
 
48.
Gothic & Lolita Psycho (2010)
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Her beloved mother murdered by a vicious gang of assassins, young Yuki (2007 Best Buttocks Award-winner... (88 mins.)
Director: Gô Ohara
 
49.
RoboGeisha (2009)
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After receiving robotic implants, two sisters compete as assassins. (102 mins.)
Director: Noboru Iguchi
 
50.
Rika: The Zombie Killer (2008)
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Rika never expected to encounter the living dead as she skipped school to visit her grandfather. She is forced to survive and discovers incredible zombie fighting skills. (86 mins.)
 
51.
Oneechanbara: The Movie (2008)
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In the year 20XX a mysterious scientist discovers a way to bring back the dead . . . only it turns one town into a zombie-infested hellhole... (80 mins.)
Director: Yôhei Fukuda
 
52.
Undead Pool (2007 Video)
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The new girl at school helps the swim team battle their infected teachers and classmates. (78 mins.)
Director: Kôji Kawano
 
53.
Battlefield Baseball (2003)
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Battlefield Baseball is a tough game--it doesn't end until all the members on the opposing team are dead... (87 mins.)
Director: Yudai Yamaguchi
 
54.
Deadball (2011)
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Baseball prodigy Jubeh Yakyu (Tak Sakaguchi) is the most feared and dangerous juvenile delinquent in all of Japan... (99 mins.)
Director: Yudai Yamaguchi
 
55.
Yakuza Weapon (2011)
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After his father is killed, a young yakuza comes back to Japan for revenge - and a machine gun for an arm. (105 mins.)
 
56.
Shyness Machine Girl (2009 Video)
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Shy Japanese school girl Yoshie survives a near fatal blow to the head. After undergoing extensive training... (22 mins.)
Director: Noboru Iguchi
 
57.
Samurai Zombie (2008)
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(91 mins.)
Director: Taku Sakaguchi
 
58.
Meatball Machine (2005)
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Full-throttle splatter-ific Japanese cyberpunk science fiction/horror at its most aggressive, this mind-blower about alien parasites that turn their human hosts into slave "Necroborgs" will leave you dizzy and drained - in a good way. (90 mins.)
 
60.
Atami no Sôsakan (2010 TV Series)
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Director: Satoshi Miki
 
61.
Prescription Police (2006 Mini-Series)
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Director: Ryô Iwamatsu, Kera
 
62.
Nagareboshi (2010 TV Series)
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63.
Ashita no Kita Yoshio (2008 TV Series)
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The Vulture (2007 Mini-Series)
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66.
Boss (2009 TV Series)
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(54 mins.)
 
67.
Liar Game (2007 TV Series)
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Trusting, gullible Nao suddenly finds herself participating in the mysterious Liar Game, a game where...
 
68.
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)
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A young Chinese warrior steals a sword from a famed swordsman and then escapes into a world of romantic adventure with a mysterious man in the frontier of the nation. (120 mins.)
Director: Ang Lee
 
69.
Hero (2002)
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A defense officer, Nameless, was summoned by the King of Qin regarding his success of terminating three warriors. (107 mins.)
Director: Yimou Zhang
 
70.
House of Flying Daggers (2004)
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A romantic police captain breaks a beautiful member of a rebel group out of prison to help her rejoin her fellows, but things are not what they seem. (119 mins.)
Director: Yimou Zhang
 
71.
Ip Man (2008)
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During the Japanese invasion of 1937, when a wealthy martial artist is forced to leave his home and work to support his family, he reluctantly agrees to train others in the art of Wing Chun for self-defense. (106 mins.)
Director: Wilson Yip
 
72.
Painted Skin (2008)
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An action-thriller centered on a vampire-like woman who eats the skins and hearts of her lovers. (103 mins.)
 
73.
Mulan: Rise of a Warrior (2009)
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The epic story of the Chinese girl-warrior, Mulan, who fights to defend her father. (114 mins.)
Director: Jingle Ma, Wei Dong
 
74.
Red Cliff (2008)
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The first chapter of a two-part story centered on a battle fought in China's Three Kingdoms period (220-280 A.D.). (146 mins.)
Director: John Woo
 
75.
Red Cliff II (2009)
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In this sequel to Red Cliff, Chancellor Cao Cao convinces Emperor Xian of the Han to initiate a battle against the two Kingdoms of Shu and Wu... (142 mins.)
Director: John Woo
 
76.
So Close (2002)
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A conflict of interest between two high-kicking assassin sisters is complicated as they're pursued by the criminals who hired them and an equally high-kicking female cop. (111 mins.)
Director: Cory Yuen
 
77.
Seven Swords (2005)
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Seven warriors come together to protect a village from a diabolical General. (153 mins.)
Director: Hark Tsui
 
78.
Tsumi toka batsu toka (2009)
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Inspired by Kafka, Model wins prize to becomes honorary police chief for a day. Then she finds the police are awaiting her instructions and her day only becomes stranger from there. (110 mins.)
 
79.
Casshern (2004)
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Live-action sci-fi movie based on a 1973 Japanese animé of the same name (Shinzo Ningen Casshân). Theme song by Utada Hikaru. (142 mins.)
Director: Kazuaki Kiriya
 
80.
Love Strikes! (2011)
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31 years old, broke, single and lonely Yukio encounters four beautiful women suddenly appearing in his life. Will he be able to escape his "Moteki" status? (118 mins.)
Director: Hitoshi Ohne
 
81.
Seaside Motel (2010)
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Seaside Motel" is a romantic-comedy that takes place over the course of one evening at the oddly named Seaside Motel... (103 mins.)
Director: Kentarô Moriya
 
83.
Oto-na-ri (2009)
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Nojima Satoshi (Junichi Okada) is a photographer who wants to photograph scenery, but currently works... (119 mins.)
Director: Naoto Kumazawa
 
84.
Insutanto numa (2009)
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A quirky young woman who loves antiques embarks on risky adventures and business endeavors with her eccentric friends... (120 mins.)
Director: Satoshi Miki
 
85.
Cafe Isobe (2008)
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Sakiko is a typical teenager in many ways. She hates her divorced father, who chases after every skirt he sees... (113 mins.)
Director: Keisuke Yoshida
 
86.
700 Days of Battle: Us vs. the Police (2008)
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After one of their group is caught for speeding a group of trouble-making teenagers decide to prank the local police officer. It starts with simple speeding pranks but gradually moves to more elaborate and bizarre pranks. (110 mins.)
 
87.
Adrift in Tokyo (2007)
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Takemura has no friends and no family. He's a student but he doesn't have any particular ambitions. In other words... (101 mins.)
Director: Satoshi Miki
 
88.
Kaidan (2007)
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Japan, 250 years ago. Soetsu is a moneylender who is killed by the cruel samurai Shinzaemon. His body is dumped in the Kasenega-Fuchi river... (115 mins.)
Director: Hideo Nakata
 
89.
Before Prescription Police (2007 TV Series)
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90.
Suite Dreams (2006)
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New Year's Eve at a posh hotel and all should be shipshape. It is not. There is the traditional party... (136 mins.)
Director: Kôki Mitani
 
91.
Zebraman (2004)
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A down-and-out school teacher receives the calling to become the real life personification of an old television superhero, Zebraman. (115 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
92.
Zebraman 2: Attack on Zebra City (2010)
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Zebraman awakens fifteen years in the future, unclear on what has happened to him, and quickly discovers that the evil Zebra Queen has a hold on Tokyo. (106 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
93.
Tokyo Zombie (2005)
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A horror-comedy manga feature about two blue-collar factory workers (who happen to be jiu-jitsu experts) dealing with a ravenous, flesh-eating zombie uprising in Tokyo. (103 mins.)
Director: Sakichi Satô
 
94.
13 Assassins (2010)
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A group of assassins come together for a suicide mission to kill an evil lord. (141 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
95.
Sukiyaki Western Django (2007)
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A revolver-wielding stranger crosses paths with two warring clans who are both on the hunt for a hidden treasure in a remote western town... (121 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
96.
Memories of Matsuko (2006)
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When Matsuko dies of murder, her nephew Sho gets to progressively unveil many details of her mysterious past, discovering she wasn't only a forgotten outcast but led a very interesting yet bizarre life. (130 mins.)
 
97.
Dreams (1990)
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A collection of tales based upon the actual dreams of director Akira Kurosawa. (119 mins.)
Director: Akira Kurosawa
 
98.
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.)
 
99.
The Insects Unlisted in the Encyclopedia (2007)
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A freelance writer (Iseya Yusuke) is given a bizarre assignment by the sexy editor of "Black Book Monthly"... (103 mins.)
Director: Satoshi Miki
 
100.
Turtles Swim Faster Than Expected (2005)
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Suzume Katagura is a bored housewife who spends her days doing chores and taking care of her husband's pet turtle. One day she sees a wanted ad for spies. Hoping for some excitement she decides to give them a call. (90 mins.)
Director: Satoshi Miki