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1.
Godzilla Against MechaGodzilla (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
After the appearance of a new Gojira (Godzilla), the Japanese government builds a robotic Godzilla from the bones of the original monster that attacked TÃf'kyÃf' in 1954 to stop the beast. (88 mins.)
Director: Masaaki Tezuka
 
2.
Inuyasha the Movie: Affections Touching Across Time (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
InuYasha is a half-demon who was trapped in the Legendary Tree and was set free by Kagome, a girl who traveled 500 years through time... (100 mins.)
 
3.
Spy Game (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Retiring CIA agent Nathan Muir recalls his training of Tom Bishop while working against agency politics to free him from his Chinese captors. (126 mins.)
Director: Tony Scott
 
4.
Sennen no koi - Hikaru Genji monogatari (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Based on the ancient Japanese Tale of Genji. This film is set in 900AD and tells the story of a famous female writer of the time... (143 mins.)
Director: Tonkô Horikawa
 
5.
Dark Water (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
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
 
6.
Seoul (2002)
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(110 mins.)
 
7.
Kewaishi (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
(113 mins.)
 
8.
Rat Race (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A Las Vegas casino magnate, determined to find a new avenue for wagering, sets up a race for money. (112 mins.)
Director: Jerry Zucker
 
10.
Killing Me Softly (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
A woman faces deadly consequences for abandoning her loving relationship with her boyfriend to pursue exciting sexual scenarios with a mysterious celebrity mountaineer. (100 mins.)
Director: Kaige Chen
 
11.
Mr. Rookie (2002)
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(118 mins.)
Director: Satoshi Isaka
 
12.
Friend (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Despite their different family backgrounds, four friends grew up together in the wearisome years of the 70s... (113 mins.)
Director: Kyung-taek Kwak
 
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Detective Conan: The Phantom of Baker Street (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Conan and his friends were invited to the premier of an new virtual computer game. But someone programmed the game, that if they can't answer the riddle in the game, they all have to die. (98 mins.)
Director: Kenji Kodama
 
15.
Nurse no oshigoto: The Movie (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Flighty young nurse Izumi Asakura longs to have her honeymoon in a far off tropical paradise but her... (114 mins.)
 
16.
Totsunyûseyo! Asama sansô jiken (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
When radicals from Japan's Red Army took a woman hostage in the resort town of Karuizawa, Nagano in 1972... (130 mins.)
Director: Masato Harada
 
17.
Copycat Killer (2002)
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(124 mins.)
 
18.
The Sea Is Watching (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
19th century. Oshin is a prostitute in a brothel of a red-light district. A disgraced samurai, Fusanosuke... (119 mins.)
Director: Kei Kumai
 
19.
Pinpon (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
The film traces the growth and friendship of two very different high-school ping-pong players. "Peco" Hoshino is a brash... (114 mins.)
Director: Fumihiko Sori
 
22.
Returner (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A young woman from the future forces a local gunman to help her stop an impending alien invasion which will wipe out the human race. (116 mins.)
 
23.
Inochi (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Yu Miri is a writer who's just become pregnant by her married lover. When she decides to keep the baby without his help, her ex-boyfriend Yutaka, decides to help raise him. (111 mins.)
 
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Letter from the Mountain (2002)
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An urban Japanese couple decide to move to the country. (127 mins.)
Director: Takashi Koizumi
 
26.
Sensen fukoku (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
(106 mins.)
Director: Rodoh Seji
 
27.
Dolls (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Three stories of never-ending love. (114 mins.)
Director: Takeshi Kitano
 
28.
Bad Company (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
When a Harvard-educated CIA agent is killed during an operation, the secret agency recruits his twin brother. (116 mins.)
Director: Joel Schumacher
 
29.
Madness in Bloom (2002)
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(121 mins.)
Director: Kenji Sonoda
 
30.
The Twilight Samurai (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A 19th-century samurai tries to protect a battered wife. (129 mins.)
Director: Yôji Yamada
 
31.
Trick: The Movie (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Disaster befalls a village's inhabitants every 300 years. A popular self-styled magician named Naoko... (119 mins.)
 
32.
Koinu Dan no monogatari (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
(70 mins.)
 
33.
Hwasango (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Violence in Korean High School, especially inside the WaSanGo (Volcano High). You won't be able to escape. (120 mins.)
Director: Tae-gyun Kim
 
34.
InuYasha the Movie 2: The Castle Beyond the Looking Glass (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Inuyasha and company have finally destroyed Naraku. And each start to go in their separate ways. Sango... (99 mins.)
 
35.
T.R.Y. (2003)
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(104 mins.)
Director: Kazuki Ohmori
 
36.
Yomigaeri (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
When the dead come back to life, an inspector is sent to the town of Aso. (126 mins.)
Director: Akihiko Shiota
 
37.
When the Last Sword is Drawn (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Kanichiro Yoshimura is a Samurai and Family man who can no longer support his wife and children on the... (143 mins.)
Director: Yôjirô Takita
 
38.
Thirteen Steps (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A released inmate is hired to solve a murder case. (122 mins.)
 
39.
One piece: Dead end no bôken (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
It was a quite night at the harbor of Anabaru. Luffy continuously ordered meals, right when the crew is in need for more money... (95 mins.)
Director: Kônosuke Uda
 
41.
No Good Deed (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
While doing a friend a favor and searching for a runaway teenager, a police detective stumbles upon a bizarre band of criminals about to pull off a bank robbery. (103 mins.)
Director: Bob Rafelson
 
42.
The Blue Light (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
(116 mins.)
Director: Yukio Ninagawa
 
43.
Star Trek: Nemesis (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
The Enterprise is diverted to the Romulan homeworld Romulus, supposedly because they want to negotiate a peace treaty. (116 mins.)
Director: Stuart Baird
 
44.
Night of the Shooting Stars (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Working long hours in the emergency room, nurse Kana Aoshima befriends musician and frequent hospital patient Shogo Amami... (106 mins.)
Director: Shin Togashi
 
45.
Detective Conan: Crossroad in the Ancient Capital (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
5 people get murdered by sword and and also a important Buddha statue got robbed, so Conan tries to find the murderer and the statue. (108 mins.)
Director: Kenji Kodama
 
46.
Moon Child (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
The story of love and friendship on the harsh streets of 2014 Mallepa, a small corner in Asia. (120 mins.)
Director: Takahisa Zeze
 
47.
Phone (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
After writing a series of articles about pedophilia, the journalist Ji-won receives threatening calls on her cellular and she changes her number... (104 mins.)
Director: Byeong-ki Ahn
 
48.
Makai tenshô (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
37,000 Peasants perished in the Shimbara Revolt: among them, the leader of that uprising, Shiro Amakusa... (106 mins.)
 
49.
Azumi (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Raised to deal in cold blooded death, the teenage assassin girl Azumi must defeat three evil warlords while also battling her own heart. (128 mins.)
 
50.
Double Agent (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A North Korean diplomat defects to the South during the Dold War, but the South Koreans have their suspicions as to whether he is an actual defector or a double agent. (123 mins.)
Director: Hyeon-jeong Kim
 
51.
Mana ni dakarete (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
(106 mins.)
Director: Satoshi Isaka
 
52.
Spy Sorge (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
(182 mins.)
 
53.
Solaris (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A troubled psychologist is sent to investigate the crew of an isolated research station orbiting a bizarre planet. (99 mins.)
 
54.
Love Collage (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
(Japanese with English subtitles) Down-on-his-luck photographer Makoto (Ryuhei Matsuda) receives a letter from his old girlfriend... (111 mins.)
 
55.
Moonlight Mile (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
As he copes with the death of his fiancee, a young man befriends her parents and must figure out what he wants out of life. (117 mins.)
Director: Brad Silberling
 
56.
Battle Royale II (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
Three years after the failure of the last BR program, a second act is forged and a class of students are sent to an island with one objective: kill international terrorist Shuya Nanahara. (134 mins.)
 
57.
Bayside Shakedown 2 (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A special investigative team takes on a strange murder case. As they trace the killer, another murder happens and a witness shows up, making things even more confusing. (138 mins.)
 
58.
Nasu: Summer in Andalusia (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Follows the struggle of a Spanish professional cyclist to win a bike race the same day of his brother's wedding. (47 mins.)
Director: Kitaro Kosaka
 
60.
Dragon Head (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
A teenage boy wakes up and finds himself on a train. He vaguely remembers being on a class trip when something terrible happened, and he is one of the few survivors. (122 mins.)
Director: Jôji Iida
 
61.
Zatoichi (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
The blind masseur/swordsman comes to a town in control of warring gangs, and while bunking with a farming family, he meets two women with their own agenda. (116 mins.)
Director: Takeshi Kitano
 
62.
Robot Contest (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
(118 mins.)
 
63.
Tsuribaka nisshi 14 (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
(116 mins.)
Director: Yûzô Asahara
 
64.
Onmyoji 2 (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A group of demons in the ancient Japanese capital of Heian is dismembering members of a family of Japanese nobles. (112 mins.)
Director: Yôjirô Takita
 
65.
G@me (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Kidnapping and deceit abound in this thriller. From romance to mild-action, this movie has it all. (112 mins.)
Director: Satoshi Isaka
 
66.
Like Asura (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
The ups and downs of the Takezawa family after one of the four daughters found out that their father had been in an unknown love affair. (135 mins.)
 
67.
Sky High (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A detective hunts a killer who is removing girls hearts. When his own fiancée falls victim to the killer, the detective discovers the otherworldly intentions of the killer and is helped from beyond the grave by his fiancée. (122 mins.)
 
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My Life Without Me (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A young woman conceals the fact of her terminal cancer to live her life with a passion she never had before. (106 mins.)
Director: Isabel Coixet
 
70.
Atashin'chi the Movie (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
(95 mins.)
Director: Tetsuo Yasumi
 
71.
Godzilla: Tokyo S.O.S. (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
One year after the fight between Godzilla and Mechagodzilla, the two monsters along with Mothra face off in a conclusive battle royale. (91 mins.)
Director: Masaaki Tezuka
 
72.
InuYasha the Movie 3: Swords of an Honorable Ruler (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
The legendary sword, So'unga, which belonged to the Great Dog Demon, has been unleashed. It seeks to... (99 mins.)
 
73.
Trapped (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
The Jennings' fight for daughters life after she is kidnapped by experienced gangs of thieves. (106 mins.)
Director: Luis Mandoki
 
74.
Half a Confession (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
(121 mins.)
Director: Kiyoshi Sasabe
 
75.
Mystic River (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
With a childhood tragedy that overshadowed their lives, three men are reunited by circumstance when one has a family tragedy. (138 mins.)
Director: Clint Eastwood
 
76.
Beyond Borders (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Beyond Borders is an epic tale of the turbulent romance between two star-crossed lovers set against... (127 mins.)
Director: Martin Campbell
 
77.
One Missed Call (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
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
 
78.
Gege (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Takayuki (Takao Osawa) is an elementary school teacher in Tokyo. He is seized with Behçet's syndrome... (113 mins.)
 
79.
Hollywood Homicide (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
Two LAPD detectives who moonlight in other fields investigate the murder of an up-and-coming rap group. (116 mins.)
Director: Ron Shelton
 
80.
Akai tsuki (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
(111 mins.)
Director: Yasuo Furuhata
 
81.
Zebraman (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
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
 
83.
One piece: Norowareta seiken (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
The Straw Hat Pirates take a brake on Asuka Island, home to the Seven Stars Sword. Which is known to be the most valuable sword in the world... (95 mins.)
 
84.
Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
In the year 2032, Batô, a cyborg detective for the anti-terrorist unit Public Security Section 9, investigates the case of a female robot--one created solely for sexual pleasure--who slaughtered her owner. (100 mins.)
Director: Mamoru Oshii
 
85.
The Hotel Venus (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
In a strange alienated world there is a secret hotel in a shabby diner called the Venus Café, harboring... (125 mins.)
Director: Hideta Takahata
 
86.
Quill: The Life of a Guide Dog (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
As a Labrador puppy, Quill is sent to live with a couple, Isamu and Mitsuko Nii, who work as volunteers... (100 mins.)
Director: Yôichi Sai
 
87.
In the Cut (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
New York writing professor, Frannie Avery, has an affair with a police detective who is investigating the murder of a beautiful young woman in her neighborhood. (119 mins.)
Director: Jane Campion
 
88.
Intolerable Cruelty (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A beautiful gold digger matches wits with a shrewd Beverly Hills divorce lawyer who is increasingly attracted to her. (100 mins.)
Director: Joel Coen
 
89.
Detective Conan: Magician of the Silver Sky (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Juri Maki, famous opera actress, got a mail from Kaido Kido at the balcony with roses. Juri and her... (108 mins.)
 
91.
Appleseed (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
In a utopian society created at the end of the third world war, a female warrior who has been plucked from the badlands begins to see cracks in this new facade. And what does this community have planned for the rest of humankind? (101 mins.)
 
92.
Casshern (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
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
 
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Crying Out Love in the Center of the World (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
While searching for his fiancee Ritsuko, Sakutarou rediscovers through flashbacks the void deep within him caused by the events from his high school days. (138 mins.)
Director: Isao Yukisada
 
95.
Untold Scandal (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Based on the novel 'Les Liaisons Dangereuses,' this film is set in aristocratic 18th-century Korea at the end of the Chosun Dynasty... (124 mins.)
Director: Je-yong Lee
 
96.
Silmido (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Based on a true story of 1968 Korean Republic Army plan to assassinate North Korean president Kim Il-Sung... (135 mins.)
Director: Woo-Suk Kang
 
97.
Kamikaze Girls (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Momoko, a strange and seemingly emotionless girl obsessed with 18th century France, befriends a Yanki biker and the two experience the ups and downs of their unusual lives in a rural Japanese town. (102 mins.)
 
98.
Heaven's Bookstore (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
(111 mins.)
 
99.
Crimson Rivers 2: Angels of the Apocalypse (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Pierre Niemans faces the threat of the apocalypse while investigating a series of ritual murders. (97 mins.)
Director: Olivier Dahan
 
100.
The Human Stain (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
When a disgraced former college dean has a romance with a mysterious younger woman haunted by her dark, twisted past, he is forced to confront a shocking fact about his own life that he has kept secret for 50 years. (106 mins.)
Director: Robert Benton