Most Popular "Japanese Horror Film" Titles
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1. Battle Royale (2000)
Not Rated | 114 min | Adventure, 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.
2. Ringu (1998)
Unrated | 96 min | Horror, Mystery
Ruthlessly murdered by her father, the ghost of a seer's daughter kills all those who watch a weird video after 7 days; unless the viewer finds the escape clause.
4. Another (2012– )
TV-MA | Animation, Drama, Horror
Twenty-six years ago, in a third-year classroom of a middle school, there was a student named Misaki. As an honors student who was also good at sports, the charming boy was popular with his... See full summary »
5. Visitor Q (2001 Video)
R | 84 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror
A troubled and perverted family find their lives intruded by a mysterious stranger who seems to help find a balance in their disturbing natures.
6. Tokyo Gore Police (2008)
Not Rated | 110 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
In future Tokyo, a young woman in the privatized police force tracks down her father's killer while battling against mutant rebels known as engineers.
7. Guinea Pig: Ginî piggu - Akuma no jikken (1985 Video)
43 min | Short, Horror
A group of guys capture a young girl with the intent of hurting her. They torture her in many ways, from beating her to putting a sharp piece of needle-like metal through her eye which ... See full summary »
Director: Satoru Ogura
8. The Big Tits Dragon (2010)
73 min | Action, Comedy, Horror
A medieval Book of the Dead is discovered in the catacombs that run under a small town strip club. When one of the desperate strippers raises an army of the undead, the rest of the ... See full summary »
9. Sadako 3D (2012)
Not Rated | 96 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
The spiteful ghost of Sadako, a murdered woman whose body was thrown down a well, reaches Internet searching for a host in order to live once again.
10. Ginî piggu 2: Chiniku no hana (1985 Video)
42 min | Short, Horror
A woman walking home late at night is attacked by an unknown assailant who knocks her out with chloroform. When she regains consciousness, she finds herself tied to a bed in a blood- ... See full summary »
11. Over Your Dead Body (2014)
Not Rated | 93 min | Horror
A star, Miyuki Goto (Ko Shibasaki) plays Oiwa, the protagonist in a new play based on the ghost story Yotsuya Kaidan. She pulls some strings to get her lover, Kosuke Hasegawa (Ebizo ... See full summary »
13. Ringu 2 (1999)
Not Rated | 95 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Reiko takes Yoichi into hiding when her son begins to display frightening powers. Meanwhile, Mai Takano and the authorities begin a desperate search for them, as the mysterious Ring curse spreads...
14. A Slit-Mouthed Woman (2007)
Not Rated | 90 min | Horror
A suburban town in Japan is the victim of what is supposedly just an urban legend, a woman's spirit with a horribly disfigured face who is intent on kidnapping children for unknown reasons.
15. Naked Blood: Megyaku (1996 Video)
Unrated | 76 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
A scientist taints his mother's scientific experiment with his own drug that transforms pain into a pleasurable experience. Unfortunately for the three women involved in the experiment, the drug works a little bit too well.
16. Rape Zombie: Lust of the Dead (2012)
73 min | Horror
After a nuclear attack in Tokyo, the female population is attacked by infected males who have become sex-crazed zombies, hungry for human flesh. Officeworker Momoko and nurse Nozomi seek ... See full summary »
17. Rape Zombie: Lust of the Dead 2 (2013)
67 min | Horror
After a nuclear attack, a strange virus has turned 90% of the male population of the world into lust-filled zombies. However, in Akihabara, Japan, some males have been found who are ... See full summary »
18. Ginî piggu: Manhôru no naka no ningyo (1988 Video)
63 min | Horror
An artist finds and rescues a mermaid in a sewer. He takes her home with him and she develops sores all over her body that begin to pustulate and bleed. He uses what oozes from her sores to... See full summary »
19. Fatal Frame (2014)
104 min | Horror
Michi a student in a conservative all-girls school, must resolve the mysterious disappearances and deaths of her fellow classmates after they found an intriguing but haunting photo of Aya, ... See full summary »
21. Premonition (2004)
R | 95 min | Horror
While stopped at a roadside phone booth for transmitting his work through the Internet to the university, Professor Hideki Satomi finds a scrap of newspaper with the picture of his ... See full summary »
22. Another (2012)
109 min | Horror, Mystery
After a chain of deaths at a junior high school, new transfer student Koichi Sakakibara (Kento Yamazaki) turns to a mysterious girl (Ai Hashimoto) who holds the key to the dark mystery. In ... See full summary »
24. The Incite Mill (2010)
107 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Ten people who agree to take the same lucrative "job" find themselves locked in an underground complex and forced to play a murder game for seven days.
25. Horny House of Horror (2010 Video)
75 min | Comedy, Horror
The film is about three men, Nakazu (Yuya Ishikawa), Toshida (Wani Kansai) and Uno (Toushi Yanagi) who enter a brothel in Japan to allow Nakazu to have the experience paying for sex before ... See full summary »
26. The Complex (2013)
106 min | Horror
Nursing student Asuka (Atsuko Maeda) has just moved into an apartment complex with her parents and younger brother. On the first night in her new room, she is awoken by a strange scratching... See full summary »
27. Teketeke (2009)
70 min | Horror
A young girl learns of the urban legend of Teke Teke after her friend is killed in a gruesome way. The legend tells of a female ghost that has no legs. When she visits the spot where her friend died she comes into contact with it .
28. Deadball (2011)
99 min | Comedy, Horror, Sport
Baseball prodigy Jubeh Yakyu (Tak Sakaguchi) is the most feared and dangerous juvenile delinquent in all of Japan. After accidentally causing the death of his father with a super-powered, ... See full summary »
33. Kaidan (2007)
Unrated | 115 min | Drama, Horror, Romance
Japan, 250 years ago. Soetsu is a moneylender who is killed by the cruel samurai Shinzaemon. His body is dumped in the Kasenega-Fuchi river. According to legend, all who drown in the river ... See full summary »
34. Tomie (1999)
95 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
A traumatized young woman is trying to recover her memories with the help of a psychiatrist. During her hypnosis sessions, she repeats the name "Tomie" but is unable to recall where she knows it from.
37. Moxina (2012)
Unrated | 16 min | Short, Adventure, Horror
In the winter of 2008, two climbers encountered the Taiwanese legendary monster 'Moxina'(a.k.a. Mô-sîn-á) at the evil mountain 'Wuzhishan'.
38. Guinea Pig: Android of Notre Dame (1989 Video)
51 min | Horror
A dwarf scientist has his dreams frustrated when his sister becomes seriously ill. Determined to find a way to preserve the essence of his sister after the death, the scientist begins to use humans as guinea pigs in a bizarre experiment.
39. Oneechanbara: The Movie (2008)
80 min | Action, Horror
In the year 20XX a mysterious scientist discovers a way to bring back the dead . . . only it turns one town into a zombie-infested hellhole. But when the world falls into ruin, only one ... See full summary »
40. Twilight Dinner (1998)
64 min | Drama, Horror
A pale-looking man, Kazuhiko, is being questioned by the police following the extremely bloody murder of a young woman. He begins his story with the day that two sisters, Akiko and Mayuko, ... See full summary »
41. Tormented (2011)
83 min | Horror
Daigo doesn't go to school anymore. His sister, Kiriko, is worried and their father is no help. Now Daigo is missing. He's in danger, and Kiriko will have to follow him into a world of nightmares to discover the truth.
42. Battlefield Baseball (2003)
Not Rated | 87 min | Action, Comedy, Horror
Battlefield Baseball is a tough game--it doesn't end until all the members on the opposing team are dead. In this game the Gedo High team is composed of blue-faced zombies, and their ... See full summary »
92 min | Horror
Based on stories collected throughout Japan by writers Hirokatsu Kihara and Ichiro Nakayama, and japanese horror TV show: 'Kaidan Shin Mimibukuro'. It compiled eight stories by seven directors.
44. Unholy Women (2006)
107 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Unholy Women (Kowai onna), is a composite of three unrelated half-hour horror movies. The first segment... See full synopsis »
46. The Sylvian Experiments (2010)
R | 94 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
Dr. Hattori and her husband watch footage of brain surgery experiments with Manchurian, Russian and Japanese guinea pigs that had been found in the basement of a wrecked hospital. Out of ... See full summary »
47. Rika: The Zombie Killer (2008)
86 min | Action, Horror
Rika never expected to encounter the living dead as she skipped school to visit her grandfather. She is forced to survive and discovers incredible zombie fighting skills.
48. Blood (2009)
85 min | Action, Horror
Where does love and lust lead you...if you never die? What destiny awaits an immortal? Is there a destination for immortal love and lust? Shigenori Takechi of IZO incorporated these ... See full summary »
50. Hide and Go Kill 2 (2009)
83 min | Horror
When her classmate Ritsuko disappears, her friend Ryoko is desperate to find her. When she discovers that Ritsuko was playing a strange game online of hide and seek, she begins to wonder if... See full summary »