Most Popular "Japanese Horror Film" Titles
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1. Battle Royale (2000)
Not Rated | 114 min | Drama, Thriller
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. Ichi the Killer (2001)
R | 129 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
As sadomasochistic yakuza enforcer Kakihara searches for his missing boss he comes across Ichi, a repressed and psychotic killer who may be able to inflict levels of pain that Kakihara has only dreamed of.
5. Grotesque (2009)
73 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller
An unnamed doctor has always had everything he's ever wanted, but that has only made him develop more extreme and depraved needs. He kidnaps a young couple in the prime of their life ... See full summary »
6. Over Your Dead Body (2014)
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 »
8. Tokyo Gore Police (2008)
110 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Set in a future-world vision of Tokyo where the police have been privatized and bitter self-mutilation is so casual that advertising is often specially geared to the "cutter" demographic, ... See full summary »
9. Another (2012– )
TV-MA | Animation, Drama, Horror | Active
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 girl was popular with ... See full summary »
10. 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.
11. 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 »
12. Ring 2 (1999)
Not Rated | 95 min | Horror, Mystery
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...
13. Ju-on: White Ghost (2009)
Not Rated | 61 min | Horror
Akane begins seeing visions of a female ghost wearing the same yellow hat and red satchel she wore as a school child.
14. Sadako 3D (2012)
96 min | Horror
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.
15. 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 »
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. Tormented (2011)
83 min | Horror
Daigo doesn't speak 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.
18. 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 »
19. 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 »
21. Naked Blood: Megyaku (1996 Video)
Unrated | 76 min | Horror, Mystery, 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.
22. 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 »
23. Rape Zombie: Lust of the Dead 3 (2013)
68 min | Horror
The zombies that arose after the nuclear outbreak are still high in numbers. The group of girls have lost some of their comrades and are fighting off the horny zombies to stay alive ... See full summary »
24. 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 »
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. Meatball Machine (2005)
90 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Full-throttle splatter-ific Japanese cyberpunk science fiction/horror at its most aggressive, this mind-blower about alien parasites that turn their human hosts into slave "Necroborgs" will leave you dizzy and drained - in a good way.
28. As the Gods Will (2014)
117 min | Horror, Thriller
A group of high school students are forced to play a game of death without knowing who, why or how.
29. 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 »
32. Premonition (2004)
R | 95 min | Horror
While stopped at a roadside phone boot for transmitting his work through Internet to the university, Professor Hideki Satomi finds a scrap of newspaper with the picture of his five years ... See full summary »
33. Rasen (1998)
Not Rated | 97 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
A young pathologist seeks answers to the mysterious death of a friend and soon comes into contact with the same cursed videotape that caused the death of the friend's wife and son, which is haunted by the curse of Sadako, a relentless spirit.
34. 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 »
35. 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.
36. 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 »
38. 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.
39. 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.
41. 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 .
42. 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 »
43. 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 »
45. 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.
46. Undead Pool (2007 Video)
Unrated | 78 min | Action, Horror
A girls' high school team is having a competition. Aki persuades her friend Sayaka to join the swimming team. However, a mysterious virus is spreading throughout the school. After Aki ... See full summary »
47. Schoolgirl Apocalypse (2011)
86 min | Horror
Sakura is your typical Japanese school girl that lives in a small town in the mountains. One day at school, during archery practice, her teacher and classmate start acting strange. Soon, ... See full summary »
49. 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 »