My DVDs: Asian

This is my collection that includes titles and directors from Japan, China, Hong Kong, and other Asian countries. See also my other list "Action from Asia" which is primarily martial arts movies.
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1.
Rashomon (1950)
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A heinous crime and its aftermath are recalled from differing points of view. (88 mins.)
Director: Akira Kurosawa
 
2.
Throne of Blood (1957)
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A war-hardened general, egged on by his ambitious wife, works to fulfill a prophecy that he would become lord of Spider's Web Castle. (110 mins.)
Director: Akira Kurosawa
“ Kumonosu-jô, Throne of Blood, Spiderweb Castle ” - General_Ripper
 
3.
Kagemusha (1980)
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A petty thief with an utter resemblance to a samurai warlord is hired as the lord's double. When the warlord later dies the thief is forced to take up arms in his place. (180 mins.)
Director: Akira Kurosawa
 
4.
Yojimbo (1961)
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A crafty ronin comes to a town divided by two criminal gangs and decides to play them against each other to free the town. (110 mins.)
Director: Akira Kurosawa
“ Yôjinbô
 ” - General_Ripper
 
5.
Ugetsu (1953)
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A tale of ambition, family, love, and war set in the midst of the Japanese Civil Wars of the sixteenth century. (96 mins.)
Director: Kenji Mizoguchi
 
6.
The Hidden Fortress (1958)
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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. (139 mins.)
Director: Akira Kurosawa
“ Kakushi-toride no san-akunin, The Hidden Fortress ” - General_Ripper
 
7.
Battles Without Honor and Humanity (1973)
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During the violent chaos of post-War Japanese black market, a young gangster called Shozo Hirono has to keep up with the rapid shifts of power between unscrupulous bosses. (99 mins.)
Director: Kinji Fukasaku
“ Jingi naki tatakai, The Yakuza Papers ” - General_Ripper
 
8.
Curse of the Golden Flower (2006)
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During China's Tang dynasty the emperor has taken the princess of a neighboring province as wife. She has borne him two sons and raised his eldest. Now his control over his dominion is complete, including the royal family itself. (111 mins.)
Director: Yimou Zhang
“ Man cheng jin dai huang jin jia, Curse of the Golden Flower ” - General_Ripper
 
9.
The Emperor and the Assassin (1998)
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In pre-unified China, the King of Qin sends his concubine to a rival kingdom to produce an assassin for a political plot, but as the king's cruelty mounts she finds her loyalty faltering. (162 mins.)
Director: Kaige Chen
“ The Emperor and the Assassin ” - General_Ripper
 
10.
Bakuto gaijin butai (1971)
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A yakuza gang gets driven out of Yokohama by a big gang from Tokyo. They relocate to Okinawa to violently start over. (93 mins.)
Director: Kinji Fukasaku
“ Bakuto gaijin butai, Sympathy for the Underdog ” - General_Ripper
 
11.
Samurai Rebellion (1967)
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The mother of a feudal lord's only heir is kidnapped away from her husband by the lord. The husband and his samurai father must decide whether to accept the unjust decision, or risk death to get her back. (128 mins.)
“ Jôi-uchi: Hairyô tsuma shimatsu, Samurai Rebellion ” - General_Ripper
 
12.
Memoirs of a Geisha (2005)
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Nitta Sayuri reveals how she transcended her fishing-village roots and became one of Japan's most celebrated geisha. (145 mins.)
Director: Rob Marshall
 
13.
Budo: The Art of Killing (1979 Documentary)
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This feature-length documentary presents the history and practice of Martial Arts in Japan. It focuses on the ideals and philosophy of the Samurai Warrior (Budo). (101 mins.)
Director: M. Nemoto
 
14.
H (2002)
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A serial killer named Shin-Hyun gives himself up to police. He confesses to committing a series of particularly... (106 mins.)
Director: Jong-hyeok Lee
 
15.
Memories of Murder (2003)
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In a small Korean province in 1986, three detectives struggle with the case of multiple young women being found raped and murdered by an unknown culprit. (131 mins.)
Director: Joon Ho Bong
“ Salinui chueok, Memories of Murder ” - General_Ripper
 
16.
Tokyo Story (1953)
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An old couple visit their children and grandchildren in the city; but the children have little time for them. (136 mins.)
Director: Yasujirô Ozu
“ Tôkyô monogatari, Tokyo Story ” - General_Ripper
 
17.
The Great Yokai War (2005)
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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. (124 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
“ Yôkai daisensô, The Great Yokai War ” - General_Ripper
 
18.
Ikiru (1952)
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A bureaucrat tries to find a meaning in his life after he discovers he has terminal cancer. (143 mins.)
Director: Akira Kurosawa
 
19.
Gate of Hell (1953)
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A samurai pursues a married lady-in-waiting. (89 mins.)
“ Jigokumon, Gate of Hell ” - General_Ripper
 
20.
High and Low (1963)
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An executive of a shoe company becomes a victim of extortion when his chauffeur's son is kidnapped and held for ransom. (143 mins.)
Director: Akira Kurosawa
“ Tengoku to jigoku, Heaven and Hell, High And Low ” - General_Ripper
 
21.
The Bad Sleep Well (1960)
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A vengeful young man marries the daughter of a corrupt industrialist in order to seek justice for his father's suicide. (151 mins.)
Director: Akira Kurosawa
“ Warui yatsu hodo yoku nemuru, The Bad Sleep Well ” - General_Ripper
 
22.
There Was a Father (1942)
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Shuhei Horikawa, a poor schoolteacher, struggles to raise his son Ryohei by himself, despite neither money nor prospects. (94 mins.)
Director: Yasujirô Ozu
“ There Was a Father, Chichi ariki ” - General_Ripper
 
23.
Mr. Wu (1927)
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When Mandarin Wu's unmarried daughter becomes pregnant by a young Englishman, he seeks vengeance. (91 mins.)
Director: William Nigh
 
24.
Cruel Story of Youth (1960)
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A harsh young man seduces a freeloading young woman and eventually takes advantage of her knack for hitch-hiking to rob middle-class men. (96 mins.)
Director: Nagisa Ôshima
“ Seishun zankoku monogatari, Cruel Story of Youth ” - General_Ripper
 
25.
Cavite (2005)
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Flying back to his home country, an American man is informed that his mother and sister have been kidnapped and will be killed if he doesn't comply with certain demands. (80 mins.)
 
26.
Daughter of Shanghai (1937)
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Chinese-American woman tries to expose illegal alien smuggling ring. (62 mins.)
Director: Robert Florey
 
27.
The Dragon Painter (1919)
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A wild man and genius becomes a master painter's disciple, but loses his divine gift when he finds love. (53 mins.)
 
28.
Broken Blossoms or The Yellow Man and the Girl (1919)
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A frail waif, abused by her brutal boxer father in London's seedy Limehouse District, is befriended by a sensitive Chinese immigrant with tragic consequences. (90 mins.)
Director: D.W. Griffith
 
29.
The Toll of the Sea (1922)
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While visiting China, an American man falls in love with a young Chinese woman, but he then has second thoughts about the relationship. (54 mins.)
 
30.
Daughter of the Dragon (1931)
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Princess Ling Moy, a young and beautiful Chinese aristocrat lives next door, unbeknownst to her, to Dr... (70 mins.)
Director: Lloyd Corrigan
 
31.
Shanghai Express (1932)
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A loose woman rediscovers a former lover during a dangerous train ride to Shanghai. (82 mins.)
 
32.
The Scarlet Clue (1945)
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Charlie discovers a scheme for the theft of government radar plans while investigating several murders. (65 mins.)
Director: Phil Rosen
 
33.
Charlie Chan in Honolulu (1938)
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While Charlie is distracted with the birth of his first grandchild, son Jimmy impersonates his father in order to investigate a murder aboard a freighter in the harbor. (67 mins.)
 
34.
Mr. Wong in Chinatown (1939)
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A pretty Chinese woman, seeking help from San Francisco detective James Lee Wong, is killed by a poisoned dart in his front hall... (71 mins.)
Director: William Nigh
 
35.
Thank You, Mr. Moto (1937)
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Seven maps, when found and put together, reveal the location of the treasures of Genghis Khan. (67 mins.)
Director: Norman Foster
 
36.
Charlie Chan at the Circus (1936)
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While visiting the circus with his family, Charlie is recruited by the big top's co-owner to investigate threatening letters that he's received. (72 mins.)
Director: Harry Lachman
 
37.
I'm a Cyborg, But That's OK (2006)
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A girl who thinks she is a combat cyborg checks into a mental hospital, where she encounters other psychotics. Eventually, she falls for a man who thinks he can steal people's souls. (105 mins.)
Director: Chan-wook Park
“ Saibogujiman kwenchana, I'm a Cyborg, But that's OK ” - General_Ripper
 
38.
Princess Aurora (2005)
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A woman gets killed in a department store. No one imagines this could lead to serial murders, but two days after the first murder... (106 mins.)
Director: Eun-jin Bang
“ Orora gongju, Princess Aurora ” - General_Ripper
 
39.
A Dirty Carnival (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Byung-du is a 29-year-old career criminal, working for the middle-rank enforcer Sang-chul. Burdened... (141 mins.)
Director: Yoo Ha
“ Biyeolhan geori ” - General_Ripper
 
40.
Li Xiao Long yu wo (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.0/10 X  
A movie on the life of the renowned Bruce Lee, especially his relationship with his mistress (played by Betty Ting Pei...
Director: John Lo Mar
“ Bruce Lee: His Last Days, His Last Nights ” - General_Ripper
 
41.
Drunken Angel (1948)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A drunken doctor with a hot temper and a violence-prone gangster with tuberculosis form a quicksilver bond. (98 mins.)
Director: Akira Kurosawa
“ Yoidore tenshi, Drunken Angel ” - General_Ripper
 
42.
J.S.A.: Joint Security Area (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
In the DMZ separating North and South Korea, two North Korean soldiers have been killed, supposedly by one South Korean soldier... (110 mins.)
Director: Chan-wook Park
“ Gongdong gyeongbi guyeok JSA, J.S.A.: Joint Security Area ” - General_Ripper
 
43.
Mad Detective (2007)
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A rookie cop teams up with a former detective with a supernatural gift to hunt down a serial killer. (89 mins.)
“ Sun taam, Mad Detective ” - General_Ripper
 
44.
Bloody Tie (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
The underworld of pushers, addicts, cops, and mobsters in Buson. Sang-do is a pusher, selling meth, abstaining from using it... (117 mins.)
Director: Ho Choi
“ Sasaeng gyeoldan, Bloody Ties ” - General_Ripper
 
45.
Election (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Rival gang leaders are locked in a struggle to become the new chairman of Hong Kong's Triad society. (100 mins.)
Director: Johnnie To
“ Hak se wui ” - General_Ripper
 
46.
The Idiot (1951)
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A Japanese veteran, driven partially mad from the war, travels to the snowy island of Kameda where he soon enters a love triangle with his best friend and a disgraced woman. (166 mins.)
Director: Akira Kurosawa
“ Hakuchi,
The Idiot ” - General_Ripper
 
47.
The Lower Depths (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
In a Japanese slum, various residents play out their lives, dreaming of better things or settling for their lot. Among them is a man who pines for a young woman but is stymied by her deceptive family. (137 mins.)
Director: Akira Kurosawa
“ Donzoko, The Lower Depths ” - General_Ripper
 
48.
Face (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
With no parents left to keep the peace and order two sisters, who could not be any more different, allow their frustrations and animosity to come to a head. What ensues is funny, tragic and offbeat. (124 mins.)
Director: Junji Sakamoto
“ Kao

 ” - General_Ripper
 
49.
Red Beard (1965)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
In 19th century Japan, a rough tempered yet charitable town doctor trains a young intern. (185 mins.)
Director: Akira Kurosawa
“ Akahige ” - General_Ripper
 
50.
Dodes'ka-den (1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Various tales in the lives of Tokyo slum dwellers, including a mentally deficient young man obsessed with driving his own commuter trolley. (140 mins.)
Director: Akira Kurosawa
“ Dodes'ka-den ” - General_Ripper
 
51.
Nora inu (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
When his pistol is stolen, police detective Murakami is humiliated, especially when the gun is later implicated in a crime... (104 mins.)
Director: Azuma Morisaki
“ Stray Dog ” - General_Ripper
 
52.
Dersu Uzala (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
The Russian army sends an explorer on an expedition to the snowy Siberian wilderness where he makes friends with a seasoned local hunter. (142 mins.)
Director: Akira Kurosava
 
53.
Scandal (1950)
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A celebrity photograph sparks a court case as a tabloid magazine spins a scandalous yarn over a painter and a famous singer. (104 mins.)
Director: Akira Kurosawa
“ Shûbun, Scandal ” - General_Ripper
 
54.
I Live in Fear (1955)
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An aging, industrialist Japanese man becomes so fearful of nuclear war that it begins to take a toll on his life and family. (103 mins.)
Director: Akira Kurosawa
“ Ikimono no kiroku, I Live in Fear ” - General_Ripper
 
55.
Adorenarin doraibu (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
This parody of popular Japanese teenage girls' romances includes slapstick in a comedy of robbers versus robbers... (112 mins.)
Director: Shinobu Yaguchi
“ Adrenaline Drive ” - General_Ripper
 
56.
Sansho the Bailiff (1954)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
In medieval Japan, a compassionate governor is sent into exile. His wife and children try to join him, but are separated, and the children grow up amid suffering and oppression. (124 mins.)
Director: Kenji Mizoguchi
 
57.
No Regrets for My Youth (1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
The daughter of a politically disgraced university professor struggles to find a place for herself in love and life, in the uncertain world of Japan leading into WWII. (110 mins.)
Director: Akira Kurosawa
“ Waga seishun ni kuinashi

 ” - General_Ripper
 
58.
The Men Who Tread on the Tiger's Tail (1945)
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A Japanese general and his men disguise themselves as monks in order to pass an enemy border patrol. (59 mins.)
Director: Akira Kurosawa
“ Tora no o wo fumu otokotachi ” - General_Ripper
 
59.
Crazed Fruit (1956)
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Spending their summer on an exotic beach, two brothers fall for the same beautiful girl, whose charm and looks may hide more than they they bargained for. (86 mins.)
Director: Kô Nakahira
“ Kurutta kajitsu
 ” - General_Ripper
 
60.
Woman in the Dunes (1964)
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An entomologist on vacation is trapped by local villagers into living with a woman whose life task is shoveling sand for them. (123 mins.)
“ Suna no onna
 ” - General_Ripper
 
61.
Eiken (2003 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  
The story depicts the life of schoolboy Densuke Mifune after he is forced into the mysterious Eiken Club, which is populated only by women, several of whom have enormous breasts. (60 mins.)
 
62.
Triad Election (2006)
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As election time nears, current Triad chairman Lok (Yam) faces competition from his godsons. At the same time, Jimmy (Koo) looks to increase his business relations with mainland China. (92 mins.)
Director: Johnnie To
 
63.
Tazza: The High Rollers (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A guy with a talent for cards makes his way into the dangerous world of underground gambling in this crime thriller from South Korea... (139 mins.)
Director: Dong-hoon Choi
 
64.
Map of the Sounds of Tokyo (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A dramatic thriller that centers on a fish-market employee who doubles as a contract killer. (109 mins.)
Director: Isabel Coixet
 
65.
The Rickshaw Man (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A poor rickshaw driver finds himself taking care of a young woman and her son after the woman's husband dies suddenly. (103 mins.)
Director: Hiroshi Inagaki
 
66.
The Evil Within (1970)
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67.
Fires on the Plain (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
In the closing days of WWII remnants of the Japanese army in Leyte are abandoned by their command and face certain starvation. (108 mins.)
Director: Kon Ichikawa
 
68.
Kurotokage (1962)
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A jeweler hires detective Akechi to find his daughter kidnapped by a famous thief known as the Black Lizard. (101 mins.)
Director: Umetsugu Inoue
 
69.
Lust, Caution (2007)
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During World War II era, a young woman, Wang Jiazhi, gets swept up in a dangerous game of emotional intrigue with a powerful political figure, Mr. Yee. (157 mins.)
Director: Ang Lee
 
70.
Infernal Affairs (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A story between a mole in the police department and an undercover cop. Their objectives are the same: to find out who is the mole, and who is the cop. (101 mins.)
Director: Andrew Lau, Alan Mak
 
71.
Only the Brave (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
A searing portrait of war and prejudice, 'Only the Brave' takes you on a haunting journey into the hearts and minds of the forgotten heroes of WWII... (99 mins.)
Director: Lane Nishikawa
 
72.
Story of a Prostitute (1965)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
In WW2 Manchuria, a prostitute grows to resent an abusive adjutant and falls in love with his aide. (96 mins.)
Director: Seijun Suzuki
 
73.
Boy (1969)
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A young boy reluctantly aids his swindling father in a threatening scam. (105 mins.)
Director: Nagisa Ôshima
 
74.
Women of the Night (1948)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A mistress of a drug dealer in post-war Japan is shocked when she discovers that he is having an affair with her sister. (75 mins.)
Director: Kenji Mizoguchi
 
75.
The Warrior (2001)
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In feudal India, a warrior (Khan) who renounces his role as the longitme enforcer to a local lord becomes the prey in a murderous hunt through the Himalayan mountains. (86 mins.)
Director: Asif Kapadia
 
76.
Shaolin Hero (1982)
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(87 mins.)
Director: Yu Wang
 
77.
The Warped Ones (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A juvenile delinquent gets out of the pen and causes reckless mayhem, mostly directed at the girlfriend of the journalist who helped send him up. (75 mins.)
 
78.
I Am Waiting (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A former boxer gets involved with a club hostess trying to escape the clutches of her gangster employer. (91 mins.)
 
79.
City of Life and Death (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
In 1937, Japan occupied Nanjing, the Chinese capital. There was a battle and subsequent atrocities against the inhabitants, especially those who took refuge in the International Security Zone. (132 mins.)
Director: Chuan Lu
 
80.
Chungking Express (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Two melancholy Hong Kong policemen fall in love: one with a mysterious female underworld figure, the other with a beautiful and ethereal server at a late-night restaurant he frequents. (102 mins.)
Director: Kar Wai Wong
 
81.
Zero no shôten (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Teiko's new husband disappears on a business trip. She discovers a pair of mysterious postcards hidden away in a book that may be clues to his fate. (95 mins.)
 
82.
The Castle of Sand (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Detectives investigate the murder of an old man found in a Tokyo rail yard. (143 mins.)
 
83.
Wolf Totem (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
During China's Cultural Revolution, a young urban student is sent to live with Mongolian herders, where he adopts a wolf cub. (121 mins.)
 
84.
Magic Boy (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A young Japanese boy climbs a mountain in search of a magic wizard. The youth finds the wizard, and is tutored by him. Reinforced with magic powers, the boy eventually fights, and defeats the evil witches of down under. (83 mins.)
 
85.
Brother (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A Japanese gangster is exiled to Los Angeles where his brother lives with a small but respectable multi-racial gang, who he inspires to expand their influence. (114 mins.)
Director: Takeshi Kitano
 
86.
The Tesseract (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
A psychologist, an Englishman, a bellboy and a wounded female assasin have their fates crossed at a sleazy Bangkok hotel. (96 mins.)
Director: Oxide Chun Pang
 
87.
Ran (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
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. (162 mins.)
Director: Akira Kurosawa