Most Popular "Japanese American" Titles
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1. Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)
PG-13 | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Steve Rogers, a rejected military soldier transforms into Captain America after taking a dose of a "Super-Soldier serum". But being Captain America comes at a price as he attempts to take down a war monger and a terrorist organization.
Votes: 554,941 | Gross: $176.64M
3. The Doors (1991)
R | 140 min | Biography, Drama, Music
The story of the famous and influential 1960s rock band The Doors and its lead singer and composer, Jim Morrison, from his days as a UCLA film student in Los Angeles, to his untimely death in Paris, France at age 27 in 1971.
Votes: 71,873 | Gross: $35.18M
5. About Schmidt (2002)
R | 125 min | Comedy, Drama
A man upon retirement embarks on a journey to his estranged daughter's wedding only to discover more about himself and life than he ever expected.
Votes: 111,320 | Gross: $65.01M
7. Sneakers (1992)
PG-13 | 126 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A security pro finds his past coming back to haunt him, when he and his unique team are tasked with retrieving a particularly important item.
Votes: 45,775 | Gross: $51.43M
8. Pacific Heights (1990)
R | 102 min | Thriller
A couple works hard to renovate their dream house and become landlords to pay for it. Unfortunately one of their tenants has plans of his own.
Votes: 14,953 | Gross: $29.38M
10. A.C.O.D. (2013)
R | 88 min | Comedy
A grown man caught in the crossfire of his parents' 15-year divorce discovers he was unknowingly part of a study on divorced children and is enlisted in a follow-up years later, which wreaks new havoc on his family.
Votes: 11,293 | Gross: $0.17M
11. Bad Day at Black Rock (1955)
Approved | 81 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A one-handed stranger comes to a tiny town possessing a terrible past they want to keep secret, by violent means if necessary.
12. Tucker: The Man and His Dream (1988)
PG | 110 min | Biography, Drama
The story of Preston Tucker, the maverick car designer and his ill-fated challenge to the auto industry with his revolutionary car concept.
Votes: 12,348 | Gross: $19.65M
13. Revenge of the Ninja (1983)
R | 90 min | Action, Crime, Drama
After his family is killed in Japan by ninjas, Cho and his son Kane come to America to start a new life. He opens a doll shop but is unwittingly importing heroin in the dolls. When he finds... See full summary »
14. The Spanish Prisoner (1997)
PG | 110 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
An employee of a corporation with a lucrative secret process is tempted to betray it. But there's more to it than that.
Votes: 19,321 | Gross: $10.20M
15. Ask the Dust (2006)
R | 117 min | Drama, Romance
Mexican beauty Camilla hopes to rise above her station by marrying a wealthy American. That is complicated by meeting Arturo Bandini, a first-generation Italian hoping to land a writing career and a blue-eyed blonde on his arm.
Votes: 8,329 | Gross: $0.74M
16. Robot Jox (1989)
PG | 85 min | Action, Sci-Fi
It is post-World War III. War is outlawed. In its place, are matches between large Robots called Robot Jox. These matches take place between two large superpowers over disputed territories.... See full summary »
Votes: 4,612 | Gross: $1.27M
17. Snow Falling on Cedars (1999)
PG-13 | 127 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
A U.S. Japanese fisherman may have killed his neighbor Carl at sea. In the 1950s, race figures into the trial. So does reporter Ishmael.
Votes: 12,667 | Gross: $14.38M
18. Deliver Us from Evil (2006)
Not Rated | 101 min | Documentary, Crime
Documentary about Father Oliver O'Grady, a Catholic priest who was relocated to various parishes around the United States during the 1970s in an attempt by the Catholic Church to cover up his rape of dozens of children.
Votes: 8,745 | Gross: $30.58M
21. Come See the Paradise (1990)
R | 138 min | Drama, Romance, War
The passionate romance between an Irish-American man and a Japanese-American woman is threatened when the Pearl Harbor attacks happen and the woman is forced into a prison camp because of her ethnicity.
Votes: 2,180 | Gross: $0.85M
22. Hell to Eternity (1960)
Approved | 131 min | Biography, Drama, War
When his adoptive Japanese-American family is sent to Manzanar after Pearl Harbor, a young Chicano enlists in the marines to become a hero in the Battle of Saipan.
23. Blood and Sex Nightmare (2008 Video)
59 min | Horror
Libidinous sexually frustrated jerk Nick convinces his frigid virginal girlfriend Amy to go with him to the remote woodland swingers resort The Pleasure Mountain Adult Retreat. However, the... See full summary »
24. The Steel Helmet (1951)
Approved | 85 min | Action, Drama, War
A ragtag group of American stragglers battles against superior Communist troops in an abandoned Buddhist temple during the Korean War.
26. Only the Brave (2006)
R | 99 min | Drama, War
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 - the Japanese-American 100th/442nd. In ... See full summary »
Votes: 674 | Gross: $0.14M
29. Model Minority (2012)
94 min | Drama
Written and directed by ER (1994) castmember Lily Mariye, this gritty, sexually frank coming-of-age story has won 11 awards. Set in inner-city Los Angeles. Stars the immensely sympathetic ... See full summary »
33. American Pastime (2007)
105 min | Drama, Romance, Sport
The dramatic impact W.W.II had in the home-front as U.S. Japanese families were uprooted from their daily lives and placed in internment camps in western States in the early 1940s.
35. Theodora Goes Wild (1936)
Approved | 94 min | Comedy, Romance
The author of a controversially racy best-selling book tries to hide her celebrity status from her provincial small-town neighbors, who'd be scandalized if they knew.
37. The Wedding Night (1935)
Passed | 83 min | Drama, Romance
Because his finances are low and he is seeking background for a new book, author Tony Barratt and his wife Dora return to his country home in Conneecticut. While he is finding a theme for ... See full summary »
39. Under the Blood-Red Sun (2014)
99 min | Drama, Family, History
December 7, 1941 - On a Sunday morning, TOMIKAZU (TOMI) NAKAJI and his best friend BILLY DAVIS are playing baseball in a field near their homes in Hawaii when the Japanese launch a surprise... See full summary »
40. Picture Bride (1994)
PG-13 | 94 min | Drama, Romance
Riyo marries a man more than twice her age. She is devastated and labors in the sugar cane field. At the end she is able to love her husband.
Votes: 991 | Gross: $1.24M
44. December 7th: The Movie (1943)
Unrated | 82 min | Action, History, War
"Docudrama" about the bombing of Pearl Harbor on December 7th, 1941 and its results, the recovering of the ships, the improving of defense in Hawaii and the US efforts to beat back the Japanese reinforcements.
45. To Be Takei (2014)
94 min | Documentary, Biography
A look at the many roles played by eclectic 77-year-old actor/activist George Takei, whose wit, humor and grace have helped him to become an internationally beloved figure and Internet phenomenon with 7-million Facebook fans and counting.
Votes: 1,343 | Gross: $0.05M
46. The Criminal Code (1931)
Passed | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
After a failed attempt at running for governor, D.A. Mark Brady is appointed warden of the state prison where many of the criminals he prosecuted are incarcerated.
48. Farewell to Manzanar (1976 TV Movie)
120 min | Drama
Fact based drama about one of the internment camps used by the American military during World War II to detain some 100,000 Japanese Americans (most of them U.S. born) following Japan's ... See full summary »
49. Yellow (I) (1998)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Eight friends in Los Angeles spend their last evening together as they face graduation from high school and the onset of their adult lives. One of them gets in unexpected trouble when he ... See full summary »
50. Dreams of Glass (1970)
GP | 83 min | Drama
Ann is from a prominent Japanese-American family, owners of a famous nursery and greenhouse. Tom is from a blue-collar family of self-employed fishermen. Tom and Ann develop a playful, ... See full summary »