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1. 19 (2000)

83 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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Stylish road movie in which a kidnapped youth becomes friends with his abductors.

Director: Kazushi Watanabe | Stars: Daijiro Kawaoka, Kazushi Watanabe, Takeo Noro, Ryo Shinmyo

Votes: 500

2. Sutekina kanashibari (2011)

142 min | Comedy

7.1
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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. Will the court agree to hear testimony from and will the ... See full summary »

Director: Kôki Mitani | Stars: Eri Fukatsu, Toshiyuki Nishida, Hiroshi Abe, Kyoko Fukada

Votes: 735

3. Asashin (2011)

104 min | Action, Drama, Romance

5.4
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Human drama that arises between a 'Pitiless assassin' and 'One high school girl'. A fierce friendship with the one who risked his life.

Director: Gô Ohara | Stars: Ryôma Baba, Yûki Kubota, Sayuri Iwata, Hiroshi Watari

Votes: 196

4. Urutora mirakuru rabu sutôrî (2009)

120 min | Drama

6.3
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Director: Satoko Yokohama | Stars: Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Kumiko Asô, Seiji Nozoe, Arata Iura

Votes: 198

5. Buraddo (2009)

85 min | Action, Horror

4.8
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Where does love and lust lead you...if you never die? What destiny awaits an immortal? Is there a destination for immortal love and lust? Shigenori Takechi of IZO incorporated these ... See full summary »

Director: Ten Shimoyama | Stars: Aya Sugimoto, Guts Ishimatsu, Jun Kaname, Satoshi Matsuda

Votes: 250

6. Ôarai ni mo hoshi wa furu nari (2009)

103 min | Comedy

5.1
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Six guys wacky guys, who worked together at a summer beach bar job, come across a letter from dream girl Eriko. The letter isn't addressed to anyone in particular, but asks if the recipient... See full summary »

Director: Yûichi Fukuda | Stars: Shun'ya Shiraishi, Erika Toda, Takayuki Yamada, Ken Yasuda

Votes: 45

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7. Kurôzu zero II (2009)

133 min | Action

7.3
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Tension escalates and violence ensues when a young student unwittingly breaks a non-aggression pact between two rival high schools.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Shun Oguri, Kyôsuke Yabe, Meisa Kuroki, Nobuaki Kaneko

Votes: 3,603

8. Boku no kanojo wa saibôgu (2008)

115 min | Action, Comedy, Romance

7.0
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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.

Director: Jae-young Kwak | Stars: Haruka Ayase, Keisuke Koide, Risa Ai, Nya Daigo

Votes: 3,011

9. Dead Waves (2005)

77 min | Horror

4.6
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When a television producer visits the home of a brother and sister to interview them for his series on paranormal phenomena, what first appears to be a simple case of psychopathology turns ... See full summary »

Director: Yôichirô Hayama | Stars: Akiko Esaki, Kanji Furutachi, Miho Hirata, Shihori Kanjiya

Votes: 130

10. Deddobôru (2011)

99 min | Comedy, Horror, Sport

5.3
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Baseball prodigy Jubeh Yakyu (Tak Sakaguchi) is the most feared and dangerous juvenile delinquent in all of Japan. After accidentally causing the death of his father with a super-powered, ... See full summary »

Director: Yudai Yamaguchi | Stars: Tak Sakaguchi, Mari Hoshino, Miho Ninagawa, Takamasa Suga

Votes: 436

11. Jigyaku no uta (2007)

115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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Despite all signs pointing toward potential heartbreak, a woman and man begin a romance.

Director: Yukihiko Tsutsumi | Stars: Miki Nakatani, Hiroshi Abe, Maki Carousel, Dante Carver

Votes: 275

12. Hekutopasukaru: Uzuku onna (2009)

81 min | Drama

5.7
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Director: Tôru Kamei | Stars: Honoka Ishibashi, Ryôsuke Uchida, Shôji Yuki, Yôko Satomi

Votes: 66

13. Higanjima (2009)

122 min | Horror

5.4
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Higanjima is an eerie island occupied by vampires, from where none has ever come back alive. When teenager Akira hears that his missing brother has been seen in the island, he decides to investigate with several friends.

Director: Tae-gyun Kim | Stars: Terri Doty, Asami Mizukawa, Dai Watanabe, Miori Takimoto

Votes: 601

14. Hai kikku gâru! (2009)

Not Rated | 81 min | Action

4.9
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Young girl Kei Tsuchiya(played by Rina Takeda)is a very talented karate pupil, trained by her sensei Yoshiaki Matsumura(played by Tatsuya Naka). But Kei Tsuchiya is very arrogant and spends... See full summary »

Director: Fuyuhiko Nishi | Stars: Rina Takeda, Tatsuya Naka, Ryûki Takahashi, Kyôji Amano

Votes: 678

15. Kansen (2004)

R | 98 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.1
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INFECTION takes place in a dark, isolated hospital, where one doctors mistake has led to dire consequences for a patient.

Director: Masayuki Ochiai | Stars: Michiko Hada, Mari Hoshino, Tae Kimura, Yôko Maki

Votes: 4,668

16. Kiru (2008)

82 min | Action

5.2
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Directors: Kenta Fukasaku, Mamoru Oshii, Minoru Tahara, Takanori Tsujimoto | Stars: Yôko Fujita, Rinko Kikuchi, Narushi Ikeda, Yûma Ishigaki

Votes: 120

17. Love Letter (1995)

PG | 117 min | Drama, Romance

8.0
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When exchanging letters two women discover new things about a man they knew.

Director: Shunji Iwai | Stars: Miho Nakayama, Etsushi Toyokawa, Bunjaku Han, Katsuyuki Shinohara

Votes: 5,437

18. Marebito (2004)

R | 92 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

6.1
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50 Metascore

A fear-obsessed freelance cameraman (Shinya Tsukamoto) investigates an urban legend involving mysterious spirits that haunt the subways of Tokyo.

Director: Takashi Shimizu | Stars: Shin'ya Tsukamoto, Tomomi Miyashita, Kazuhiro Nakahara, Miho Ninagawa

Votes: 4,227 | Gross: $0.01M

19. Dârin wa gaikokujin (2010)

100 min | Comedy

6.1
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Set in the Tokyo area, an aspiring Japanese manga writer has a relationship with an American. They live together and they are happy but there is a problem with the relationship. The heroine must do something to heal the rift.

Director: Kazuaki Ue | Stars: Mao Inoue, Jonathan Sherr, Ryôko Kuninaka, Naho Toda

Votes: 407

20. Akumu tantei 2 (2008)

102 min | Drama, Horror

6.2
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Still haunted by his unwanted abilities, which allow him to enter other people's dreams, and memories of his mother dying when he was a child, Kyoichi Kagenuma (Ryuhei Matsuda) contemplates... See full summary »

Director: Shin'ya Tsukamoto | Stars: Ryûhei Matsuda, Yui Miura, Hanae Kan, Hatsune Matsushima

Votes: 539

21. Parêdo (2009)

118 min | Drama

7.2
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Four youths share a two bedroom apartment in a corner of Tokyo. A series of assault cases occur in the same district. Eighteen year old Satoru, a male prostitute, joins them as a new house mate. Their daily life slowly starts to change.

Director: Isao Yukisada | Stars: Tatsuya Fujiwara, Karina, Shihori Kanjiya, Kento Hayashi

Votes: 510

22. Yogen (2004)

R | 95 min | Horror

6.3
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While stopped at a roadside phone booth for transmitting his work through the Internet to the university, Professor Hideki Satomi finds a scrap of newspaper with the picture of his ... See full summary »

Director: Norio Tsuruta | Stars: Hiroshi Mikami, Noriko Sakai, Maki Horikita, Mayumi Ono

Votes: 3,612

23. Reincarnation (2005)

R | 96 min | Horror, Mystery

6.2
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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.

Director: Takashi Shimizu | Stars: Yûka, Karina, Kippei Shîna, Tetta Sugimoto

Votes: 5,516

25. Robo-geisha (2009)

TV-MA | 102 min | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi

5.3
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After receiving robotic implants, two sisters compete as assassins.

Director: Noboru Iguchi | Stars: Naoto Takenaka, Asami, Yoshihiro Nishimura, Takumi Saitoh

Votes: 2,072

26. Shoujotachi no rashinban (2011)

113 min | Drama

6.3
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Director: Shunichi Nagasaki | Stars: Riko Narumi, Shioli Kutsuna, Ayaka Morita, Mayû Kusakari

Votes: 18

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27. Oto-na-ri (2009)

119 min | Drama

7.2
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Nojima Satoshi (Junichi Okada) is a photographer who wants to photograph scenery, but currently works for a modeling agency where he takes picture of his best friend, a model in his 30, ... See full summary »

Director: Naoto Kumazawa | Stars: Jun'ichi Okada, Kumiko Asô, Mitsuki Tanimura, Yoshinori Okada

Votes: 222

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28. One Missed Call (2003)

R | 112 min | Horror, Mystery

6.2
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54 Metascore

People mysteriously start receiving voicemail messages from their future selves, in the form of the sound of them reacting to their own violent deaths.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Ko Shibasaki, Shin'ichi Tsutsumi, Kazue Fukiishi, Anna Nagata

Votes: 15,089

29. Hoteru bînasu (2004)

125 min | Drama

7.0
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In a strange alienated world there is a secret hotel in a shabby diner called the Venus Café, harboring some unusual people where compelling secrets lie in each resident's heart. Torturing ... See full summary »

Director: Hideta Takahata | Stars: Tsuyoshi Kusanagi, Miki Nakatani, Teruyuki Kagawa, Jung-Woo Park

Votes: 159

30. Inshite miru: 7-kakan no desu gêmu (2010)

107 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.7
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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.

Director: Hideo Nakata | Stars: Kin'ya Kitaôji, Nagisa Katahira, Shinji Takeda, Masanori Ishii

Votes: 958

31. Inugami-ke no ichizoku (1976)

146 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.4
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After the death of the Father , His family are gathered to share Inheritances , but suddenly a woman with a mysterious masked man arrive there , claiming to be the other wife of the man ...

Director: Kon Ichikawa | Stars: Kôji Ishizaka, Yôko Shimada, Teruhiko Aoi, Mieko Takamine

Votes: 433

32. Sekai de ichiban utsukushii yoru (2008)

160 min | Drama

7.0
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Its streets overrun with children, the village of Kaname has distinguished itself with the highest birth rate in Japan. Its citizens are excited-tomorrow, the Prime Minister arrives to ... See full summary »

Director: Daisuke Tengan | Stars: Tomorô Taguchi, Sarara Tsukifune, Haruki Ichikawa, Shunsuke Matsuoka

Votes: 77

33. The Ramen Girl (2008)

PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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An American woman is stranded in Tokyo after breaking up with her boyfriend. Searching for direction in life, she trains to be a râmen chef under a tyrannical Japanese master.

Director: Robert Allan Ackerman | Stars: Brittany Murphy, Toshiyuki Nishida, Tammy Blanchard, Soji Arai

Votes: 7,719

34. Densen uta (2007)

128 min | Horror, Mystery

5.2
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A thriller centered on an urban legend about a song that fatally affects its listeners.

Director: Masato Harada | Stars: Ryûhei Matsuda, Yuko Oshima, Sayaka Akimoto, Haruna Kojima

Votes: 262

35. Taitei no ken (2007)

110 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy

5.8
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Brace yourself for a hilarious action-filled ride with The Sword of Alexander! Based on a serial story by Yumemakura Baku, The Sword of Alexander (a.k.a. Taitei no Ken) is a rollicking ... See full synopsis »

Director: Yukihiko Tsutsumi | Stars: Hiroshi Abe, Kyoko Hasegawa, Kankurô Kudô, Meisa Kuroki

Votes: 219

36. Kuhio taisa (2009)

Comedy

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Director: Daihachi Yoshida | Stars: Sakura Andô, Sei Andô, Reila Aphrodite, Hirofumi Arai

Votes: 118

37. Gakkô ura saito (2009)

Not Rated | 109 min | Horror

5.0
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Shinichi Sanada, a young high school student, attempts to kill himself by jumping to his death. Shinichi survives but is seriously injured. Hayato Fujiwara (Yusuke Yamada), the High School ... See full summary »

Director: Yôhei Fukuda | Stars: Masato Hyûgaji, Takafumi Imai, Kenta Itogi, Shinwa Kataoka

Votes: 140

38. Udon (2006)

134 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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A dramedy about the relationship between an aspiring comic and his stubborn noodlemaker father.

Director: Katsuyuki Motohiro | Stars: Yûsuke Santamaria, Manami Konishi, Tortoise Matsumoto, Kyôka Suzuki

Votes: 386

39. Akunin (2010)

139 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.2
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A young woman's murder provokes reflection on the ugliness and villainy of modern society.

Director: Sang-il Lee | Stars: Eri Fukatsu, Satoshi Tsumabuki, Akira Emoto, Hisashi Igawa

Votes: 1,051

40. Veronika wa shinu koto ni shita (2005)

103 min | Drama

6.3
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Towa lives in a peculiar sanatorium after committing suicide. Convalescing in sanatorium, she is informed that she has only 7 days to live. Isolated within their worlds, strange people live... See full summary »

Director: Kei Horie | Stars: Yôko Maki, Wan Lee, Jun Fubuki, Tomoko Nakajima

Votes: 78

41. Quiet room ni yôkoso (2007)

118 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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Asuka Sakura wakes up in the mental asylums quiet room, with no recollection of how she got there.

Director: Suzuki Matsuo | Stars: Yuki Uchida, Kankurô Kudô, Yû Aoi, Ryô

Votes: 616

42. Yamazakura (2008)

99 min | Drama, History

5.7
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Based on a short story written by Shuhei Fujisawa (who also wrote Twilight Samurai, The Hidden Blade, Love and Honor), the film depicts the uneasy life of Noe Isomura (Rena Tanaka) with the... See full synopsis »

Director: Tetsuo Shinohara | Stars: Rena Tanaka, Noriyuki Higashiyama, Tetsuya Chiba, Fumi Dan

Votes: 95

43. Oneechanbara: The Movie (2008)

80 min | Action, Horror

4.8
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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. But when the world falls into ruin, only one ... See full summary »

Director: Yôhei Fukuda | Stars: Eri Otoguro, Tomohiro Waki, Tarô Suwa, Manami Hashimoto

Votes: 1,072

44. Tenten (2007)

101 min | Comedy

7.5
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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, he isn't going anywhere fast. Were all this not enough, the sorry sad ... See full summary »

Director: Satoshi Miki | Stars: Joe Odagiri, Tomokazu Miura, Kyôko Koizumi, Yuriko Yoshitaka

Votes: 1,948

45. The Hidden Fortress (1958)

Not Rated | 126 min | Adventure, Drama

8.1
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Lured by gold, two greedy peasants escort a man and woman across enemy lines. However, they do not realize that their companions are actually a princess and her general.

Director: Akira Kurosawa | Stars: Toshirô Mifune, Misa Uehara, Minoru Chiaki, Kamatari Fujiwara

Votes: 26,646

46. Kamisama herupu! (2010)

87 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror

6.0
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Director: Shota Sasaki | Stars: Kazuki Alex Kato, Aimi Satsukawa, Kento Kaku, Takahiro Hôjô

Votes: 7

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47. Parasite Eve (1997)

120 min | Drama, Horror, Romance

5.9
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Toshiaki Nagashima is a biologist who is doing major research on mitochondria. When his beautiful young wife is tragically involved in a car accident which leaves her brain dead, in ... See full summary »

Director: Masayuki Ochiai | Stars: Hiroshi Mikami, Riona Hazuki, Tomoko Nakajima, Ayako Omura

Votes: 899

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48. Ran (1985)

R | 162 min | Action, Drama

8.2
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96 Metascore

In Medieval Japan, an elderly warlord retires, handing over his empire to his three sons. However, he vastly underestimates how the new-found power will corrupt them and cause them to turn on each other...and him.

Director: Akira Kurosawa | Stars: Tatsuya Nakadai, Akira Terao, Jinpachi Nezu, Daisuke Ryû

Votes: 86,890 | Gross: $3.52M

German dub, CD2 is missing

49. Survive Style 5+ (2004)

120 min | Fantasy, Mystery, Romance

7.7
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Five bizarre stories with no apparent connection to one and other eventually become intertwined, resulting in surreal circumstances.

Director: Gen Sekiguchi | Stars: Tadanobu Asano, Reika Hashimoto, Kyôko Koizumi, Hiroshi Abe

Votes: 8,393

50. 252: Seizonsha ari (2008)

128 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.6
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At some point in the distant future, a massive, catastrophic earthquake strikes Tokyo, causing the temperature of the Pacific Ocean to rise meteorically and the largest typhoon in recorded ... See full summary »

Director: Nobuo Mizuta | Stars: Hideaki Itô, Seiyô Uchino, Takayuki Yamada, Yû Kashii

Votes: 209

51. Dia dokutâ (2009)

127 min | Drama

7.2
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A young medical intern student is dismayed when he is assigned to work in a remote countryside village.

Director: Miwa Nishikawa | Stars: Tsurube Shôfukutei, Eita, Teruyuki Kagawa, Haruka Igawa

Votes: 397

52. Dive!! (2008)

115 min | Drama

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A diving club is in danger of going bankrupt. To save the diving club, a female coach returns from the U.S. to coach the club and promises that a diver from the club will make the Japanese Olympic team.

Director: Naoto Kumazawa | Stars: Kento Hayashi, Sôsuke Ikematsu, Junpei Mizobata, Asaka Seto

Votes: 105

53. Donjû (2009)

106 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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An editor arrives at a Sumo village to find the missing award-nominated writer Deko just in time to bring him to an award ceremony. There, the editor learns that Deko's weird friends have ... See full summary »

Director: Mr. Hide | Stars: Tadanobu Asano, Kazuki Kitamura, Yôko Maki, Aimi Satsukawa

Votes: 111

54. Fine, Totally Fine (2008)

110 min | Comedy

7.0
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A tragicomedy about two listless friends who fall for the same girl and try to find out what they want from their life.

Director: Yosuke Fujita | Stars: Yoshiyoshi Arakawa, Yoshino Kimura, Yoshinori Okada, Yûka Arai

Votes: 511

55. Shôjo jigoku ichi kyû kyû kyû (1999 Video)

65 min | Horror

5.2
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Two maniacs go on a rape spree, brutally battering their victims with a baseball bat repeatedly before raping them and then battering them again until their victim is dead (hence the title ... See full summary »

Director: Daisuke Yamanouchi | Stars: Natsumi Harada, Yuusuke Kimura, Toshimaru Murai, Sheena Nagamori

Votes: 239

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56. Gokusen: The Movie (2009)

118 min | Comedy, Drama

6.1
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A young teacher is given the toughest classroom in the school. Based on the TV series.

Director: Tôya Satô | Stars: Yukie Nakama, Katsuhisa Namase, Aya Hirayama, Aki Hoshino

Votes: 322

57. Gegege no Kitarô: Sennen noroi uta (2008)

119 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

5.4
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Set in the same world populated by Yokai, demon spirits with supernatural powers - Wentz Eiji of WaT reprises his role as half-human, half-yokai hero Kitaro, who takes it upon himself to ... See full summary »

Director: Katsuhide Motoki | Stars: Eiji Wentz, Kii Kitano, Rena Tanaka, Yô Ôizumi

Votes: 115

58. Happy Flight (2008)

103 min | Comedy

6.6
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A great variety of aviation professionals such as pilots, flight attendants, the ground crew, mechanics, dispatchers, controllers, and the bird patrol crew all support a single flight. They... See full summary »

Director: Shinobu Yaguchi | Stars: Seiichi Tanabe, Saburô Tokitô, Haruka Ayase, Kazue Fukiishi

Votes: 375

59. Jam Films 2 (2004)

115 min

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Directors: Hidenori Inoue, Junji Kojima, Eiki Takahashi, Kouki Tange | Stars: Daiki Arioka, Kumiko Asô, Mikako Ichikawa, Hanae Kan

Votes: 77

60. Sun Mool (2001)

113 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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The relationship of a third-rate comedian, Yong-ki, and his wife, Jung-yun is growing cold after the miscarriage of their baby. Yong-ki becomes increasingly suspicious of the wife's ... See full summary »

Director: Ki-hwan Oh | Stars: Jung-jae Lee, Yeong-ae Lee, Hae-hyo Kwon, Mu-hyeon Lee

Votes: 235

61. The Midnight Meat Train (2008)

R | 100 min | Horror, Mystery

6.1
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58 Metascore

A photographer's obsessive pursuit of dark subject matter leads him into the path of a serial killer who stalks late night commuters, ultimately butchering them in the most gruesome ways imaginable.

Director: Ryûhei Kitamura | Stars: Vinnie Jones, Bradley Cooper, Leslie Bibb, Brooke Shields

Votes: 52,040 | Gross: $0.08M

62. One Missed Call 2 (2005)

R | 105 min | Horror, Mystery

5.4
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In Japan, the daycare teacher Kyoko Okudera is convinced by her colleague and friend Madoka to visit her boyfriend Naoto Sakurai in the restaurant where he works instead of studying as ... See full summary »

Director: Renpei Tsukamoto | Stars: Mimura, Hisashi Yoshizawa, Renji Ishibashi, Haruko Wanibuchi

Votes: 2,623

63. Onna sazen: Nuretsubame katate giri (1969 TV Movie)

Action, Drama, History

7.2
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One-eyed, one-armed swordswoman O-kin lives in the small town. She is a great fighter and owns a very rare sword named ""The Drenched Swallow". Local daimyo wants to take it for himself. ... See full summary »

Director: Kimiyoshi Yasuda | Stars: Michiyo Ohkusu, Kôjirô Hongô, Takashi Kanda, Asao Koike

Votes: 24

64. Rough (2006)

106 min | Romance, Sport

6.1
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A diver on the university team must decide which of her two childhood friends she loves, and they're both on the swim team.

Director: Kentarô Ohtani | Stars: Masami Nagasawa, Mokomichi Hayami, Tsuyoshi Abe, Takuya Ishida

Votes: 152

65. Shôrin shôjo (2008)

107 min | Action, Comedy, Sport

4.6
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A Shaolin-trainer young woman returns to Japan to resuscitate her grandfather's defunct martial arts school.

Director: Katsuyuki Motohiro | Stars: Ko Shibasaki, Tôru Nakamura, Yuqi Zhang, Kai Man Tin

Votes: 577

66. Tajomaru (2009)

126 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.4
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TAJOMARU is the famous 'bandit' of the forest from RASHOMON. Whoever kills Tajomaru inherits his name, status and sword. A royal brother leaves his kingdom to protect the princess he loves,... See full summary »

Director: Hiroyuki Nakano | Stars: Shun Oguri, Yuki Shibamoto, Kei Tanaka, Kyôsuke Yabe

Votes: 295

67. Talking Head (1992)

105 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.8
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A revered director with an obscure style, Rei Maruwa, has gone missing during the production of his latest animated feature, Talking Head. With the deadline approaching and next to no ... See full summary »

Director: Mamoru Oshii | Stars: Shigeru Chiba, Yoshikazu Fujiki, Keishi Hunt, Mako Hyôdô

Votes: 252

68. Saiyûki (2007)

120 min | Adventure, History

4.9
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On the way to India to get some holy scrolls, priest Tripitaka and his followers are led by Monkey and implored by a princess to protect her people from a warlord and his brother. They've ... See full summary »

Director: Kensaku Sawada | Stars: Shingo Katori, Teruyoshi Uchimura, Atsushi Itô, Eri Fukatsu

Votes: 252

69. Ao no hono-o (2003)

116 min | Drama, Crime, Romance

7.3
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Shuichi Kushimori is a 17-year-old student who lives a happy life with his mother and his sister. Without warning, one day his missing stepfather, Sone, is back after a long absence. Sone ... See full synopsis »

Director: Yukio Ninagawa | Stars: Kazunari Ninomiya, Aya Matsuura, Kumiko Akiyoshi, Kansai Yamamoto

Votes: 771

70. Gyakufunsha kazoku (1984)

106 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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The Kobayashi family finally get the chance to move out of their tiny, cramped Tokyo apartment in favour of the suburban house of their dreams. But all is not well: the house is infested by... See full summary »

Director: Gakuryû Ishii | Stars: Katsuya Kobayashi, Mitsuko Baishô, Yoshiki Arizono, Yûki Kudô

Votes: 634

71. Joong-cheon (2006)

105 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.3
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It is AD 924, at the end of the United Shilla Dynasty. Continuous riots sweep the land ruled by a corrupted government. Evil forces are rampant and malicious demons roam the land. YI Kwak, ... See full summary »

Director: Dong-oh Jo | Stars: Jun-ho Heo, Woo-sung Jung, Kwang-il Kim, Tae-hee Kim

Votes: 1,588

72. Tomie: anaza feisu (1999 Video)

72 min | Horror, Romance

5.1
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The mysterious Tomie, the girl who cannot die, makes her way through three separate eposodic stories of terror.

Director: Toshirô Inomata | Stars: Runa Nagai, Akira Hirai, Chie Tanaka, Mitsuaki Kaneko

Votes: 271

73. Bijitâ Q (2001 Video)

R | 84 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror

6.8
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A troubled and perverted family find their lives intruded by a mysterious stranger who seems to help find a balance in their disturbing natures.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Ken'ichi Endô, Shungiku Uchida, Kazushi Watanabe, Jun Mutô

Votes: 13,011

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74. Mayonaka no Yaji-san Kita-san (2005)

124 min | Comedy, Fantasy

6.5
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Director: Kankurô Kudô | Stars: Tomoya Nagase, Shichinosuke Nakamura, Sadao Abe, Aja

Votes: 359

75. Yattâman (2009)

111 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.1
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Every week, toy-shop owner Gan and his cute assistant Ai battled the evil Doronbo gang. The gang led by femme fatale Doronjo and her assistants-pig-nosed muscleman Tonzra and rat-faced ... See full summary »

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Shô Sakurai, Saki Fukuda, Kyoko Fukada, Kendô Kobayashi

Votes: 1,577

76. Ame agaru (1999)

91 min | Drama

7.8
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During a downpour, a generous ronin and his supporting wife are stranded at a country inn. The ronin comes to the attention of a lord who wants to hire him as an instructor for his men, who treat the ronin with disrespect.

Director: Takashi Koizumi | Stars: Akira Terao, Yoshiko Miyazaki, Shirô Mifune, Fumi Dan

Votes: 3,235

77. Kame wa igai to hayaku oyogu (2005)

90 min | Comedy

6.6
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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.

Director: Satoshi Miki | Stars: Juri Ueno, Yû Aoi, Ryô Iwamatsu, Eri Fuse

Votes: 674

78. Tôkyô tawâ: Okan to boku to, tokidoki, oton (2007)

142 min | Drama

7.5
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Leaving her alcoholic husband, Eiko takes their son Masaya away from Tokyo and back to her hometown in a Kyushu rural mining community. She toils to support him though many years of ... See full summary »

Director: Joji Matsuoka | Stars: Joe Odagiri, Kirin Kiki, Yayako Uchida, Takako Matsu

Votes: 710

79. Aoi haru (2001)

83 min | Drama

7.4
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A group of a run-down Tokyo high school students face the struggles of growing up, growing apart from their friends and worrying about their future, while living in a highly violent environment.

Director: Toshiaki Toyoda | Stars: Ryûhei Matsuda, Hirofumi Arai, Sôsuke Takaoka, Yûsuke Ohshiba

Votes: 2,660

80. Kurîmu remon (2004)

75 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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Live action movie based on the OVA anime series.

Director: Nobuhiro Yamashita | Stars: Yûko Hosoe, Sachiko Katsumata, Akifumi Miura, Kenji Mizuhashi

Votes: 71

81. Kurîmu remon: yume no ato ni (2006 Video)

75 min | Drama

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Director: Hideo Jôjô | Stars: Yuriko Akikawa, Sakurako Kaoru, Hiroki Naramoto, Ruka

82. Eating Schoolgirls: Osaka Telephone Club (1997)

60 min | Horror

4.6
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Directed by Naoyuki Tomomatsu,"Eat the Schoolgirl" concerns two young adults who made a dirty work for a yakuza gang by making sadistic rape/snuff films. Both of them are sexually obsessed;... See full synopsis »

Director: Naoyuki Tomomatsu | Stars: Yuuki Fujita, Michiru Katô, Kozue Aoki, Shirô Misawa

Votes: 335

83. Baramui paiteo (2004)

120 min | Action, Biography, Drama

7.1
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A young Korean man arrives in Japan near the end of World War II with hopes of being a fighter pilot, but ends up on the streets battling racism, organized crime, occupying American ... See full summary »

Director: Yun-ho Yang | Stars: Dong-kun Yang, Aya Hirayama, Masaya Katô, Tae-woo Jeong

Votes: 3,290

84. Fudoh: The New Generation (1996)

98 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.1
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In order to settle a business dispute, a mob leader murders one of his own teenage sons. The surviving son vows to avenge his brother's death, and organizes his own gang of teenage killers to destroy his father's organization.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Shôsuke Tanihara, Miho Nomoto, Tamaki Kenmochi, Marie Jinno

Votes: 3,182

85. Gojira (1954)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

7.5
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78 Metascore

American nuclear weapons testing results in the creation of a seemingly unstoppable, dinosaur-like beast.

Director: Ishirô Honda | Stars: Takashi Shimura, Akihiko Hirata, Akira Takarada, Momoko Kôchi

Votes: 21,574 | Gross: $2.42M

86. Dopperugengâ (2003)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Thriller

6.6
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Hayasaki is an inventor working on an Artificial Body. It is not going well and he is stressed out and on the verge of being fired from the research division of his company. His ... See full summary »

Director: Kiyoshi Kurosawa | Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Hiromi Nagasaku, Yûsuke Santamaria, Masahiro Toda

Votes: 1,072

87. Yôkai daisensô (2005)

PG-13 | 124 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.5
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63 Metascore

A young boy is chosen as the defender of good and must team up with Japan's ancient spirits and creatures of lore to destroy the forces of evil.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Ryûnosuke Kamiki, Hiroyuki Miyasako, Chiaki Kuriyama, Bunta Sugawara

Votes: 2,073

88. 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: 11,444

89. Late Spring (1949)

Not Rated | 108 min | Drama

8.3
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Noriko is twenty-seven years old and still living with her widowed father. Everybody tries to talk her into marrying, but Noriko wants to stay at home caring for her father.

Director: Yasujirô Ozu | Stars: Chishû Ryû, Setsuko Hara, Yumeji Tsukioka, Haruko Sugimura

Votes: 10,429

90. Onmyoji: The Yin Yang Master (2001)

R | 112 min | Action, Fantasy, Drama

6.3
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53 Metascore

Set in the capital city of Kyoto during the Heian period, a magician and fortune teller Onmyoji Seimei is called in to assist Hiromasa to thwart court wizard and minister Doson who is ... See full summary »

Director: Yôjirô Takita | Stars: Mansai Nomura, Hideaki Itô, Hiroyuki Sanada, Eriko Imai

Votes: 1,158

91. Meatball Machine (2005)

Not Rated | 90 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.8
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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.

Directors: Yudai Yamaguchi, Jun'ichi Yamamoto | Stars: Issei Takahashi, Aoba Kawai, Kenichi Kawasaki, Shôichirô Masumoto

Votes: 1,480

92. Shadowless Sword (2005)

R | 117 min | Action, Adventure, History

6.5
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So-ha, a deadly female warrior, is sent to find a exiled prince after the Killer Blade Army killed the royal family.

Director: Young-jun Kim | Stars: Hyeon-jun Shin, So-yi Yoon, Seo-jin Lee, Ki-yong Lee

Votes: 2,620

93. Samâ taimu mashin burûsu (2005)

107 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

7.3
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5 college boys, Takuma, Masaru, Shunsuke, Atsushi and Daigo all belong to sci-fi club, but they are not interested in science at all. They usually just hang around, play baseball or card, ... See full summary »

Director: Katsuyuki Motohiro | Stars: Eita, Yoshiaki Yoza, Daijiro Kawaoka, Munenori Nagano

Votes: 1,054

94. Tetsuo: The Bullet Man (2009)

Not Rated | 71 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.7
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Losing his son Tom in a hit and run triggers violent emotions in Anthony, whose body begins to transform. When the driver who killed Tom reappears, Anthony mutates into a mass of metal - a human weapon fuelled by an uncontrollable rage.

Director: Shin'ya Tsukamoto | Stars: Eric Bossick, Akiko Monô, Yûko Nakamura, Stephen Sarrazin

Votes: 1,383

95. Chûgoku no chôjin (1998)

118 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.6
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A salaryman and yakuza are each sent by their bosses to a remote Chinese village but discover more then they expected.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Masahiro Motoki, Renji Ishibashi, Mako, Michiko Kichise

Votes: 4,001

96. The Sword of Doom (1966)

Not Rated | 119 min | Action, Drama

8.1
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Through his unconscionable actions against others, a sociopath samurai builds a trail of vendettas that follow him closely.

Director: Kihachi Okamoto | Stars: Tatsuya Nakadai, Michiyo Aratama, Yûzô Kayama, Yôko Naitô

Votes: 7,590

97. Inugami-ke no ichizoku (2006)

134 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.4
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A web of deceit, adultery and greed manifests in Kon Ichikawa's remake of his own 1976 hit about a murder investigation that reveals years of hidden skeletons and a shocking family secret.

Director: Kon Ichikawa | Stars: Kôji Ishizaka, Nanako Matsushima, Kikunosuke Onoe, Junko Fuji

Votes: 260

remastered version of 1976, cd2 is missing

98. Rakugo musume (2008)

109 min | Drama

6.0
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When a gal named Kasumi decides to become a traditional Japanese 'Rakugo' storyteller due to her uncle's invalidity, she is soon on her way to a career with college-level and amateur ... See full summary »

Director: Shun Nakahara | Stars: Mimura, Masahiko Tsugawa, Bengaru, Moeko Ezawa

Votes: 15

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99. Samurai Fiction (1998)

111 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.3
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A noble young samurai searches for a thief who has stolen a precious treasure and killed one of his clansmen and meets an older samurai who tries to deter him from the violence of revenge.

Director: Hiroyuki Nakano | Stars: Morio Kazama, Mitsuru Fukikoshi, Tomoyasu Hotei, Tamaki Ogawa

Votes: 2,417

100. Ai to makoto (2012)

133 min | Musical, Romance

6.4
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Troubled high school student Makoto arrives in Tokyo to exact revenge from a past incident. He then falls in love at first sight with Ai, a daughter raised in a wholesome family. Around ... See full summary »

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Satoshi Tsumabuki, Emi Takei, Takumi Saitoh, Ito Ohno

Votes: 616