J-Horror Films I've Seen

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1.
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
 
2.
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
 
3.
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
 
4.
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
 
5.
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
 
6.
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
 
7.
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
 
8.
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
 
9.
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
 
10.
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
 
11.
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
 
12.
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.)
 
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: Replay (2000)
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A young girl looking through her father's notes finds something written about the last experiment he worked on before he went insane. Everything looks ordinary until the name "Tomie" begins appearing throughout the notebook. (95 mins.)
 
27.
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
 
28.
Mail (2004)
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A detective and his assistant help send restless spirits into the spiritual world. (110 mins.)
Director: Iwao Takahashi
 
29.
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.)
 
30.
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.)
 
31.
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.)
 
32.
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.)
 
33.
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
 
34.
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
 
35.
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
 
36.
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...
 
37.
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
 
38.
Pray (2005)
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Two people kidnap a girl, hoping for a ransom. (77 mins.)
Director: Yûichi Satô
 
39.
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.)
 
40.
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
 
41.
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.)
 
42.
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
 
43.
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
 
44.
Tomie: Forbidden Fruit (2002)
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Tomie terrorizes an artistically inclined young girl and her widowed father, slowly integrating herself into the family. (91 mins.)
Director: Shun Nakahara
 
45.
P.O.V. - A Cursed Film (2012)
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As part of a show, Haruna and Mirai watch a ghost video submitted by a viewer, only to experience strange occurrences that later draw the crew to Haruna's school; the location of the taken video. (92 mins.)
Director: Norio Tsuruta
 
46.
Occult (2009)
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Koji Shiraishi is interested in strange indiscriminate murder at a sightseeing resort. He goes behind the camera to investigate the circumstances surrounding strange occurrences and interview the survivors. (110 mins.)
Director: Kôji Shiraishi
 
48.
Kazuo Umezu's Horror Theater: Bug's House (2005)
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A husband and wife each believe that the other is cheating on them. The upstairs room in their house becomes a point of bizarre physical transformations. (51 mins.)
 
50.
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
 
51.
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.)
 
52.
End Call (2008)
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The Devil has a phone number, and if you call him on your mobile phone at midnight, he will grant your wish. In return however, he will control your life for the duration of the call. (94 mins.)
 
53.
Samurai Princess (2009)
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AS group of young schoolgirls walking through the woods is attacked and raped by a gang of thugs. Only one of the girls survives... (82 mins.)
Director: Kengo Kaji
 
54.
Tales of Terror from Tokyo and All Over Japan: The Movie (2004)
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Based on stories collected throughout Japan by writers Hirokatsu Kihara and Ichiro Nakayama, and japanese horror TV show: 'Kaidan Shin Mimibukuro'. It compiled eight stories by seven directors. (92 mins.)
 
55.
Scary True Stories: Ten Haunting Tales from the Japanese Underground (1991 Video)
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I,want to know about true creepy stories from Japan. (50 mins.)
Director: Norio Tsuruta
 
56.
Scary True Stories: Night 2 (1992 Video)
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(60 mins.)
Director: Norio Tsuruta
 
57.
Scary True Stories: Realm of Spectres (1992 Video)
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(60 mins.)
Director: Norio Tsuruta
 
58.
Apartment 1303 (2007)
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A modern ghost story which turns a love hate relationship between mother and daughter into a tale of horror. (94 mins.)
Director: Ataru Oikawa
 
59.
Haze (2005)
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A man wakes up to find himself locked in a cramped concrete maze of corridors, in which he can barely move. He doesn't remember why he is there or how he got there. He has a terrible stomach injury and is slowly bleeding to death. (49 mins.)
 
60.
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.)
 
61.
Metamorphosis (2011)
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A young couple are living a quiet and happy life, until the husband suddenly begins howling uncontrollably. (54 mins.)
Director: Hajime Ohata
 
62.
Death Water (2006)
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Newspaper correspondent Kyoko Togakure (Haruka Igawa) visits a nursing home in the outskirts of Tokyo... (101 mins.)
 
63.
Sadako 3D (2012)
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The spiteful ghost of Sadako, a murdered woman whose body was thrown down a well, reaches Internet searching for a host in order to live once again. (96 mins.)
 
64.
One Missed Call 2 (2005)
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In Japan, the daycare teacher Kyoko Okudera is convinced by her colleague and friend Madoka to visit... (105 mins.)
 
65.
The Booth (2005)
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Shogo (Ryuta Sato), the arrogant and condescending star of a popular call-in radio-show must temporarily broadcast out of Studio 6... (73 mins.)
 
66.
Ghost Train (2006)
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On her way to school, high school girl Nana sees a train accident. Then Nana and her friend Kanae start to come across various bizarre phenomena... (93 mins.)
 
67.
Gakkô no kaidan G (1998 TV Movie)
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Features four short horror films, among those are "Katasumi" and "4444444444". (71 mins.)
 
68.
Tormented (2011)
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Daigo doesn't go to school anymore. His sister, Kiriko, is worried and their father is no help. Now Daigo is missing. He's in danger, and Kiriko will have to follow him into a world of nightmares to discover the truth. (83 mins.)
Director: Takashi Shimizu
 
69.
Den-Sen (2006)
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A trio of journalists receive a mysterious DVD from an unknown source. The young woman journalist decides to watch the DVD and disappears... (80 mins.)
Director: Shozin Fukui
 
70.
The Locker (2004)
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On a whim, group of college friends decide to test the validity of a local legend involving a small locker near Shibuya station. (71 mins.)
Director: Kei Horie
 
71.
Scarecrow (2001)
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The search for her vanished brother Tsuyoshi leads Kaoru to the lonesome village Kozukata in the Japanese back-land... (86 mins.)
Director: Norio Tsuruta
 
72.
Corpse Party (2015)
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Facing goodbyes and graduation, Naomi Nakashima, her childhood friend Satoshi Mochida, and their classmates... (93 mins.)
Director: Masafumi Yamada