Most Popular "Japan" Titles
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1. Unbroken (I) (2014)
PG-13 | 137 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
After a near-fatal plane crash in WWII, Olympian Louis Zamperini spends a harrowing 47 days in a raft with two fellow crewmen before he's caught by the Japanese navy and sent to a prisoner-of-war camp.
2. Inception (2010)
PG-13 | 148 min | Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A thief who steals corporate secrets through use of dream-sharing technology is given the inverse task of planting an idea into the mind of a CEO.
3. Dallas Buyers Club (2013)
R | 117 min | Biography, Drama
In 1985 Dallas, electrician and hustler Ron Woodroof works around the system to help AIDS patients get the medication they need after he is himself diagnosed with the disease.
4. The Wolverine (2013)
PG-13 | 126 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
When Wolverine is summoned to Japan by an old acquaintance, he is embroiled in a conflict that forces him to confront his own demons.
5. Godzilla (2014)
PG-13 | 123 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
The world's most famous monster is pitted against malevolent creatures who, bolstered by humanity's scientific arrogance, threaten our very existence.
6. Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
R | 111 min | Action
The Bride wakens from a four-year coma. The child she carried in her womb is gone. Now she must wreak vengeance on the team of assassins who betrayed her - a team she was once part of.
7. The Last Samurai (2003)
R | 154 min | Action, Drama, History
An American military advisor embraces the Samurai culture he was hired to destroy after he is captured in battle.
8. Battleship (2012)
PG-13 | 131 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A fleet of ships is forced to do battle with an armada of unknown origins in order to discover and thwart their destructive goals.
9. Pearl Harbor (2001)
PG-13 | 183 min | Action, Drama, Romance
Pearl Harbor follows the story of two best friends, Rafe and Danny, and their love lives as they go off to join the war.
10. 47 Ronin (2013)
PG-13 | 118 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
A band of samurai set out to avenge the death and dishonor of their master at the hands of a ruthless shogun.
12. G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009)
PG-13 | 118 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
An elite military unit comprised of special operatives known as G.I. Joe, operating out of The Pit, takes on an evil organization led by a notorious arms dealer.
13. Flags of Our Fathers (2006)
R | 135 min | Drama, History, War
The life stories of the six men who raised the flag at The Battle of Iwo Jima, a turning point in WWII.
14. Princess Mononoke (1997)
PG-13 | 134 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
On a journey to find the cure for a Tatarigami's curse, Ashitaka finds himself in the middle of a war between the forest gods and Tatara, a mining colony. In this quest he also meets San, the Mononoke Hime.
15. Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007)
PG | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
The Fantastic Four learn that they aren't the only super-powered beings in the universe when they square off against the powerful Silver Surfer and the planet-eating Galactus.
16. Empire of the Sun (1987)
PG | 153 min | Drama, History, War
A young English boy struggles to survive under Japanese occupation during World War II.
18. Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2009)
G | 93 min | Drama, Family
A drama based on the true story of a college professor's bond with the abandoned dog he takes into his home.
19. Seven Samurai (1954)
Unrated | 207 min | Drama
A poor village under attack by bandits recruits seven unemployed samurai to help them defend themselves.
20. Memoirs of a Geisha (2005)
PG-13 | 145 min | Drama, Romance
Nitta Sayuri reveals how she transcended her fishing-village roots and became one of Japan's most celebrated geisha.
21. Grave of the Fireflies (1988)
Unrated | 89 min | Animation, Drama, War
A tragic film covering a young boy and his little sister's struggle to survive in Japan during World War II.
22. Thank You for Smoking (2005)
R | 92 min | Comedy, Drama
Satirical comedy follows the machinations of Big Tobacco's chief spokesman, Nick Naylor, who spins on behalf of cigarettes while trying to remain a role model for his twelve-year-old son.
23. My Neighbor Totoro (1988)
G | 86 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
When two girls move to the country to be near their ailing mother, they have adventures with the wonderous forest spirits who live nearby.
24. Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002)
PG-13 | 94 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Upon learning that his father has been kidnapped, Austin Powers must travel to 1975 and defeat the aptly named villain Goldmember - who is working with Dr. Evil.
25. Death Note (2006–2007)
TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Crime, Drama
An intelligent high school student goes on a secret crusade to eliminate criminals from the world after discovering a notebook capable of killing anyone whose name is written into it.
26. The Wind Rises (2013)
PG-13 | 126 min | Animation, Biography, Drama
A look at the life of Jiro Horikoshi, the man who designed Japanese fighter planes during World War II.
27. Resident Evil: Afterlife (2010)
R | 97 min | Action, Adventure, Horror
While still out to destroy the evil Umbrella Corporation, Alice joins a group of survivors living in a prison surrounded by the infected who also want to relocate to the mysterious but supposedly unharmed safe haven known only as Arcadia.
28. The Grudge (2004)
PG-13 | 92 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
An American nurse living and working in Tokyo is exposed to a mysterious supernatural curse, one that locks a person in a powerful rage before claiming their life and spreading to another victim.
29. Silence (2016)
Drama, History | Filming
In the seventeenth century, two Jesuit priests face violence and persecution when they travel to Japan to locate their mentor and to spread the gospel of Christianity.
30. Babel (I) (2006)
R | 143 min | Drama
Tragedy strikes a married couple on vacation in the Moroccan desert, touching off an interlocking story involving four different families.
31. The Runaways (2010)
R | 106 min | Biography, Drama, History
A coming-of-age biographical film about the 1970s teenage all-girl rock band The Runaways. This film also explores the relationship between band members Joan Jett and Cherie Currie.
32. Battle Royale (2000)
Not Rated | 114 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
In the future, the Japanese government captures a class of ninth-grade students and forces them to kill each other under the revolutionary "Battle Royale" act.
33. Frances Ha (2012)
R | 86 min | Comedy, Drama
A story that follows a New York woman (who doesn't really have an apartment), apprentices for a dance company (though she's not really a dancer), and throws herself headlong into her dreams, even as their possibility dwindles.
34. Enter the Void (2009)
Not Rated | 161 min | Drama, Fantasy
A U.S. drug dealer living in Tokyo is betrayed by his best friend and killed in a drug deal. His soul, observing the repercussions of his death, seeks resurrection.
35. Monsters vs. Aliens (2009)
PG | 94 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
A woman transformed into a giant after she is struck by a meteorite on her wedding day becomes part of a team of monsters sent in by the U.S. government to defeat an alien mastermind trying to take over Earth.
Writers: Maya Forbes, Wallace Wolodarsky, Rob Letterman, Jonathan Aibel, Glenn Berger, Conrad Vernon | Directors: Rob Letterman, Conrad Vernon | Stars: Reese Witherspoon, Rainn Wilson, Stephen Colbert, Seth Rogen
36. Letters from Iwo Jima (2006)
R | 141 min | Drama, History, War
The story of the battle of Iwo Jima between the United States and Imperial Japan during World War II, as told from the perspective of the Japanese who fought it.
37. One Piece (1999– )
TV-Y7 | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
Follows the adventures of Monkey D. Luffy and his friends in order to find the greatest treasure ever left by the legendary Pirate, Gol D Roger. The famous mystery treasure named "One Piece".
38. Australia (2008)
PG-13 | 165 min | Adventure, Drama, History
Set in northern Australia before World War II, an English aristocrat who inherits a sprawling ranch reluctantly pacts with a stock-man in order to protect her new property from a takeover plot. As the pair drive 2,000 head of cattle over unforgiving landscape, they experience the bombing of Darwin, Australia, by Japanese forces firsthand.
39. Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (1984)
PG | 117 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
Warrior/pacifist Princess Nausicaä desperately struggles to prevent two warring nations from destroying themselves and their dying planet.
40. Akira (1988)
R | 124 min | Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
A secret military project endangers Neo-Tokyo when it turns a biker gang member into a rampaging psionic psychopath that only two kids and a group of psionics can stop.
41. You Only Live Twice (1967)
Approved | 117 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
Agent 007 and the Japanese secret service ninja force must find and stop the true culprit of a series of spacejackings before nuclear war is provoked.
42. The Secret World of Arrietty (2010)
G | 94 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
The Clock family are four-inch-tall people who live anonymously in another family's residence, borrowing simple items to make their home. Life changes for the Clocks when their daughter, Arrietty, is discovered.
43. Samsara (I) (2011)
PG-13 | 102 min | Documentary, Music
Filmed over nearly five years in twenty-five countries on five continents, and shot on seventy-millimetre film, Samsara transports us to the varied worlds of sacred grounds, disaster zones, industrial complexes, and natural wonders.
44. Ghost in the Shell (1995)
Not Rated | 83 min | Animation, Action, Mystery
A female cyborg cop and her partner hunt a mysterious and powerful hacker called the Puppet Master.
45. The ABCs of Death (2012)
Not Rated | 129 min | Comedy, Horror
A 26-chapter anthology that showcases death in all its vicious wonder and brutal beauty.
Writers: Ant Timpson, Nacho Vigalondo, Adrián García Bogliano, Ernesto Díaz Espinoza, Marcel Sarmiento, Simon Rumley, Jon Schnepp, Dimitrije Vojnov, Yudai Yamaguchi, Noboru Iguchi, Simon Barrett, Ti West, Kaare Andrews, Bruno Forzani, Hélène Cattet, Yoshihiro Nishimura, Srdjan Spasojevic, Lee Hardcastle | Directors: Kaare Andrews, Angela Bettis, Hélène Cattet, Ernesto Díaz Espinoza, Jason Eisener, Bruno Forzani, Adrián García Bogliano, Xavier Gens, Jorge Michel Grau, Lee Hardcastle, Noboru Iguchi, Thomas Cappelen Malling, Anders Morgenthaler, Yoshihiro Nishimura, Banjong Pisanthanakun, Simon Rumley, Marcel Sarmiento, Jon Schnepp, Srdjan Spasojevic, Timo Tjahjanto, Andrew Traucki, Nacho Vigalondo, Jake West, Ti West, Ben Wheatley, Adam Wingard, Yudai Yamaguchi | Stars: Ingrid Bolsø Berdal, Iván González, Kyra Zagorsky, Lucy Clements
46. Rashomon (1950)
Unrated | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A heinous crime and its aftermath are recalled from differing points of view.
48. Ran (1985)
R | 162 min | Action, Drama, War
An elderly lord abdicates to his three sons, and the two corrupt ones turn against him.
49. Jackass: The Movie (2002)
R | 87 min | Documentary, Comedy
Johnny Knoxville and his band of maniacs perform a variety of stunts and gross-out gags on the big screen for the first time.
Writers: Jeff Tremaine, Spike Jonze, Johnny Knoxville, Bam Margera, Steve-O, Preston Lacy, Chris Pontius, Dave England, Ryan Dunn, Ehren McGhehey, Brandon Dicamillo, Dimitry Elyashkevich, Whitey McConnaughy, Sean Cliver, Loomis Fall, Phil Clapp, Vernon Chatman | Director: Jeff Tremaine | Stars: Johnny Knoxville, Bam Margera, Chris Pontius, Steve-O
50. Around the World in Eighty Days (1956)
G | 175 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
Adaptation of Jules Verne's novel about a Victorian Englishman who bets that with the new steamships and railways he can do what the title says.