Most Voted Titles With Akemi Negishi
3. King Kong vs. Godzilla (1962)
Approved | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
A pharmaceutical company captures King Kong and brings him to Japan, where he escapes from captivity and battles a recently released Godzilla.
4. Dodes'ka-den (1970)
Not Rated | 140 min | Drama
Various tales in the lives of Tokyo slum dwellers, including a mentally deficient young man obsessed with driving his own commuter trolley.
5. The Lower Depths (1957)
Not Rated | 137 min | Drama
In a Japanese slum, various residents play out their lives, dreaming of better things or settling for their lot. Among them is a man who pines for a young woman but is stymied by her deceptive family.
7. Furyô anego den: Inoshika Ochô (1973)
R | 88 min | Action, Crime, Drama
During the Meiji era, a gambler called Ocho takes revenge on three gangsters who killed her father, shelters a wanted anarchist and confronts a British spy.
8. Female Prisoner #701: Scorpion (1972)
Not Rated | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
After being used and betrayed by the detective she had fallen in love with, young Matsu is sent to a female prison full of sadistic guards and disobedient prisoners.
9. The Makioka Sisters (1983)
Not Rated | 140 min | Drama, Romance
This sensuously beautiful film chronicles the activities of four sisters who gather in Kyoto every year to view the cherry blossoms. It paints a vivid portrait of the pre-war lifestyle of ... See full summary »
10. Female Prisoner Scorpion: #701's Grudge Song (1973)
Not Rated | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Once again on the lam, Matsu is helped by a strip club worker who holds a grudge against the detective who's trying to find her.
11. Yasagure anego den: sôkatsu rinchi (1973)
86 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Ocho gets abducted by a yakuza clan that uses a gang of women to smuggle drugs in their vaginas. Finding out that the kingpin had killed the last boss and abducted his daughter, Ocho joins forces with the drug mules against the clan.
12. Ana-ta-han (1953)
Approved | 92 min | Drama, War
Josef von Sternberg directed, photographed, provides the voice-over narration and wrote the screenplay (from a based-on-actual event novel by Michiro Maruyana translated by Younghill Kang) ... See full summary »
Votes: 513 | Gross: $0.05M
13. Half Human (1958)
63 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
Japanese villagers worship a monster and his son who live in an island cave. Some circus people hear about them, go to the island to capture the monster and wind up shooting its son. Then ... See full summary »
19. Arashi wo yobu jûhachinin (1963)
108 min | Drama
A shipyard worker gets an offer of free lodging in the company seaside rest house. Upon arriving there, he finds out that he also has to take care of a flock of undisciplined youngsters.
23. Happiness of Us Alone (1961)
114 min | Drama
A sympathetic portrayal of the suffering of a deaf couple at the hands of a shell shocked postwar society that treats them like wayward children to be at turns pitied or exploited.
24. Mo hozue wa tsukanai (1979)
103 min | Drama
Mariko is living the life of a typical Japanese college student in the 70's, spending far more of her time balancing boyfriends and part-time jobs than on her schoolwork. She finds herself ... See full summary »
27. Kôsatsu (1979)
116 min | Drama
The men who surround and torment the young protagonist (demanding teacher, owner of the company that rapes his own daughter, despotic and uncompromising father) are opposed to women (victims of men) as embodiment of salvation.
30. The Underworld (1956)
99 min | Crime, Drama
Yakuza boss Furuya leans more and more on his protege Takao Shoji, though Shoji has become romantically involved with Furuya's mistress, Natsue. Furuya himself has fallen in love, with a ... See full summary »
40. Kamome-yo, kirameku umi o mitaka/meguri ai (1975)
92 min | Drama
High-rise window cleaner Katsuo sees an office lady in an awkward situation. He is smitten and pursues her hotly. They are both running away from a hopeless life in their villages. They fall in love, but she gets raped. Tragedy ensues.
42. Tôkyô no kyûjitsu (1958)
90 min | Comedy, Drama
May Kawaguchi is a famous Japanese fashion designer. Returning to Tokyo from her home in New York, she travels incognito with a tour group, in hopes of having a quiet vacation without being... See full summary »