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1. Zodiac (2007)

R | 157 min | Crime, Drama, History

7.7
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78 Metascore

A San Francisco cartoonist becomes an amateur detective obsessed with tracking down the Zodiac killer.

Director: David Fincher | Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Robert Downey Jr., Mark Ruffalo, Anthony Edwards

Votes: 302,537 | Gross: $33.05M

2. Oldboy (2003)

R | 120 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

8.4
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74 Metascore

After being kidnapped and imprisoned for 15 years, Oh Dae-Su is released, only to find that he must find his captor in 5 days.

Director: Chan-wook Park | Stars: Min-sik Choi, Ji-tae Yu, Hye-jeong Kang, Dae-han Ji

Votes: 357,393 | Gross: $2.18M

3. Tampopo (1985)

114 min | Comedy

7.9
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A truck driver stops at a small family-run noodle shop and decides to help its fledgling business. The story is intertwined with various vignettes about the relationship of love and food.

Director: Jûzô Itami | Stars: Ken Watanabe, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Nobuko Miyamoto, Kôji Yakusho

Votes: 9,501

4. 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: 7,041

5. Tokyo Sonata (2008)

PG-13 | 120 min | Drama

7.6
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80 Metascore

An ordinary Japanese family slowly disintegrates after its patriarch loses his job at a prominent company.

Director: Kiyoshi Kurosawa | Stars: Teruyuki Kagawa, Kyôko Koizumi, Yû Koyanagi, Kai Inowaki

Votes: 6,950 | Gross: $0.28M

6. Blue Movie (1969)

105 min | Drama, Romance

5.2
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Viva (playing herself) and Louis Waldon (playing himself) spend an idyllic afternoon together in an apartment in New York City.

Director: Andy Warhol | Stars: Viva, Louis Waldon

Votes: 181

7. The Hedgehog (2009)

100 min | Drama

7.4
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64 Metascore

Paloma is a serious and highly articulate but deeply bored 11-year-old who has decided to kill herself on her 12th birthday. Fascinated by art and philosophy, she questions and documents ... See full summary »

Director: Mona Achache | Stars: Josiane Balasko, Garance Le Guillermic, Togo Igawa, Anne Brochet

Votes: 6,517

8. Martial Law (1990 Video)

R | 89 min | Action, Crime

4.1
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An undercover cop teams up with a martial-arts expert to stop a gang of drug smugglers and car thieves.

Director: Steve Cohen | Stars: Chad McQueen, Cynthia Rothrock, David Carradine, Andy McCutcheon

Votes: 541

9. Noriko's Dinner Table (2005)

159 min | Drama, Horror

7.2
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59 Metascore

A teenager called Noriko Shimabara runs away from her family in Tokoyama, to meet Kumiko, the leader of an Internet BBS, Haikyo.com. She becomes involved with Kumiko's "family circle", ... See full summary »

Director: Sion Sono | Stars: Kazue Fukiishi, Tsugumi, Yuriko Yoshitaka, Shirô Namiki

Votes: 3,079

10. A Tale of Samurai Cooking: A True Love Story (2013)

122 min | Drama, History

6.8
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During the Edo Period of Japan, an excellent cook marries the heir to a renowned cooking family. However, her husband is a terrible chef. With the help of her new mother-in-law, she begins to teach him the ways of the culinary arts.

Director: Yûzô Asahara | Stars: Aya Ueto, Kengo Kôra, Kimiko Yo, Riko Narumi

Votes: 233

11. Maria sama ga miteru (2004– )

Animation, Drama, Romance

7.7
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Sachiko has offered to be Yumi's soeur, the most popular girl at the school as her "sister" and guide for all her years at the academy. The whole idea has Yumi completely flustered because they hardly know each other.

Stars: Kana Ueda, Miki Itô, Haruna Ikezawa, Shizuka Itô

Votes: 126

12. Sushi in Suhl (2012)

100 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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One evening in the mid-sixties, Rolf Anschütz, a chef who runs a small restaurant in a town called Suhl in the middle of the East German province of Thuringen offers his guests a unique and... See full summary »

Director: Carsten Fiebeler | Stars: Uwe Steimle, Julia Richter, Ina Paule Klink, Gen Seto

Votes: 260

13. 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: 368

14. Hunger of the Dead (2014)

74 min | Comedy, Horror

2.7
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Director: Naoto Tsukiashi | Stars: Asami, Masakuni Fujii, Takurô Hayashi, Buntarô Miura

Votes: 22

15. Sûpâ no onna (1996)

127 min | Comedy

7.1
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Goro's supermarket is not doing well; the rival "Bargains Galore" threatens his business. A chance encounter with Hanako, an energetic woman he knew in grade school, results in big retail ... See full summary »

Director: Jûzô Itami | Stars: Nobuko Miyamoto, Masahiko Tsugawa, Ryûnosuke Kaneda, Sen Yano

Votes: 241

16. Eikoku ikka, Nippon o taberu (2015– )

20 min | Animation

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The anime is based on the essay Sushi and Beyond by British travel and food journalist Michael Booth. The book is about the author's 100-day trip in Japan with his family to sample Japanese cuisine from north to south.

Stars: Tom Fox Davies, Emily O'Meara, Nicholas McLeod, Finnigan Morris

17. The Bold and the Beautiful (1987– )
Episode: Episode #1.5620 (2009)

TV-14 | Drama, Romance

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Brooke's interruption of Ridge and Taylor's wedding has the guests in a tizzy. Whip takes the apartment above Jackie, declaring the situation to be their own version of "Upstairs, Downstairs."

Director: Deveney Kelly | Stars: Susan Flannery, John McCook, Katherine Kelly Lang, Ronn Moss

19. Sanford and Son (1972–1977)
Episode: Home Sweet Home (1974)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.4
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A Japanese real estate firm wants to buy and tear down all the properties on the Sanfords' block in order to build a brewery.

Director: Norman Abbott | Stars: Redd Foxx, Demond Wilson, Gregory Sierra, Helen Funai

Votes: 28

20. Unnatural History (2010– )
Episode: The Heart of the Warrior (2010)

Action, Adventure, Drama

7.8
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A Japanese martial artist is suspected when looted Japanese treasures traveling with the Shogun Samurai exhibit are stolen.

Director: Tim Southam | Stars: Kevin G. Schmidt, Jordan Gavaris, Italia Ricci, Martin Donovan

Votes: 30