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1. Seven Samurai (1954) Seven Samurai (1954)
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A poor village under attack by bandits recruits seven unemployed samurai to help them defend themselves. Dir: Akira Kurosawa With: Toshirô Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Keiko Tsushima Action | Adventure | Drama 207 mins.
226,764
2. Rashomon (1950) Rashomon (1950)
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A heinous crime and its aftermath are recalled from differing points of view. Dir: Akira Kurosawa With: Toshirô Mifune, Machiko Kyô, Masayuki Mori Crime | Drama 88 mins.
101,359
3. Yojimbo (1961) Yojimbo (1961)
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A crafty ronin comes to a town divided by two criminal gangs and decides to play them against each other to free the town. Dir: Akira Kurosawa With: Toshirô Mifune, Eijirô Tôno, Tatsuya Nakadai Comedy | Drama | Thriller 110 mins.
73,195
4. Ikiru (1952) Ikiru (1952)
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A bureaucrat tries to find a meaning in his life after he discovers he has terminal cancer. Dir: Akira Kurosawa With: Takashi Shimura, Nobuo Kaneko, Shin'ichi Himori Drama 143 mins.
41,690
5. Throne of Blood (1957) Throne of Blood (1957)
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A war-hardened general, egged on by his ambitious wife, works to fulfill a prophecy that he would become lord of Spider's Web Castle. Dir: Akira Kurosawa With: Toshirô Mifune, Minoru Chiaki, Isuzu Yamada Drama 110 mins.
31,268
6. The Hidden Fortress (1958) The Hidden Fortress (1958)
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Lured by gold, two greedy peasants escort a man and woman across enemy lines. However, they do not realize that their companions are actually a princess and her general. Dir: Akira Kurosawa With: Toshirô Mifune, Misa Uehara, Minoru Chiaki Adventure | Drama 139 mins.
23,826
7. Kagemusha (1980) Kagemusha (1980)
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A petty thief with an utter resemblance to a samurai warlord is hired as the lord's double. When the warlord later dies the thief is forced to take up arms in his place. Dir: Akira Kurosawa With: Tatsuya Nakadai, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Ken'ichi Hagiwara Drama | History | War 180 mins.
23,317
8. Sanjuro (1962) Sanjuro (1962)
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A crafty samurai helps a young man and his fellow clansmen save his uncle, who has been framed and imprisoned by a corrupt superintendent. Dir: Akira Kurosawa With: Toshirô Mifune, Tatsuya Nakadai, Keiju Kobayashi Action | Drama | Thriller 96 mins.
20,146
9. Godzilla (1954) Godzilla (1954)
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American nuclear weapons testing results in the creation of a seemingly unstoppable, dinosaur-like beast. Dir: Ishirô Honda With: Takashi Shimura, Akihiko Hirata, Akira Takarada Drama | Horror | Sci-Fi | Thriller 96 mins.
18,690
10. High and Low (1963) High and Low (1963)
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An executive of a shoe company becomes a victim of extortion when his chauffeur's son is kidnapped and held for ransom. Dir: Akira Kurosawa With: Toshirô Mifune, Yutaka Sada, Tatsuya Nakadai Crime | Drama | Mystery | Thriller 143 mins.
18,011
11. Red Beard (1965) Red Beard (1965)
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In 19th century Japan, a rough tempered yet charitable town doctor trains a young intern. Dir: Akira Kurosawa With: Toshirô Mifune, Yûzô Kayama, Tsutomu Yamazaki Drama 185 mins.
11,198
12. Stray Dog (1949) Stray Dog (1949)
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During a sweltering summer, a rookie homicide detective tries to track down his stolen Colt pistol. Dir: Akira Kurosawa With: Toshirô Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Keiko Awaji Crime | Drama | Thriller 122 mins.
10,871
13. Kwaidan (1964) Kwaidan (1964)
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A collection of four Japanese folk tales with supernatural themes. Dir: Masaki Kobayashi With: Rentarô Mikuni, Michiyo Aratama, Misako Watanabe Fantasy | Horror 183 mins.
10,040
14. The Bad Sleep Well (1960) The Bad Sleep Well (1960)
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A vengeful young man marries the daughter of a corrupt industrialist in order to seek justice for his father's suicide. Dir: Akira Kurosawa With: Toshirô Mifune, Masayuki Mori, Kyôko Kagawa Crime | Drama | Thriller 151 mins.
7,234
15. Drunken Angel (1948) Drunken Angel (1948)
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A drunken doctor with a hot temper and a violence-prone gangster with tuberculosis form a quicksilver bond. Dir: Akira Kurosawa With: Takashi Shimura, Toshirô Mifune, Reizaburô Yamamoto Crime | Drama | Romance | Thriller 98 mins.
6,672
16. Godzilla, King of the Monsters! (1956) Godzilla, King of the Monsters! (1956)
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A 400-foot (122-meter) dinosaur-like beast, awoken from undersea hibernation off the Japanese coast by atomic-bomb testing, attacks Tokyo. Dir: Ishirô Honda, Terry O. Morse With: Raymond Burr, Takashi Shimura, Momoko Kôchi Action | Horror | Sci-Fi 80 mins.
5,299
17. Samurai III: Duel at Ganryu Island (1956) Samurai III: Duel at Ganryu Island (1956)
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Musashi Miyamoto is challenged to a duel by a confident swordsman Sasaki Kojiro. He agrees to fight him in a year's time. Dir: Hiroshi Inagaki With: Toshirô Mifune, Mariko Okada, Kôji Tsuruta Action | Adventure | Biography | Drama | History 105 mins.
4,150
18. The Life of Oharu (1952) The Life of Oharu (1952)
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Follows a woman's fight and survival amid the vicissitudes of life and the cruelty of the society. Dir: Kenji Mizoguchi With: Kinuyo Tanaka, Tsukie Matsuura, Ichirô Sugai Drama 148 mins.
4,043
19. The Idiot (1951) The Idiot (1951)
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A Japanese veteran, driven partially mad from the war, travels to the snowy island of Kameda where he soon enters a love triangle with his best friend and a disgraced woman. Dir: Akira Kurosawa With: Setsuko Hara, Masayuki Mori, Toshirô Mifune Drama | Romance 166 mins.
3,217
20. Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster (1964) Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster (1964)
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After a meteorite unleashes a three-headed beast upon Tokyo, Mothra tries to unite with Godzilla and Rodan to battle the extraterrestrial threat. Dir: Ishirô Honda With: Yôsuke Natsuki, Yuriko Hoshi, Hiroshi Koizumi Action | Adventure | Fantasy | Sci-Fi 93 mins.
3,071
21. Godzilla Raids Again (1955) Godzilla Raids Again (1955)
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Godzilla battles an irradiated Ankylosaur and destroys Osaka in the process. Dir: Motoyoshi Oda With: Hiroshi Koizumi, Setsuko Wakayama, Minoru Chiaki Action | Adventure | Horror | Sci-Fi 82 mins.
3,053
22. Sanshiro Sugata (1943) Sanshiro Sugata (1943)
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Sugata, a young man, struggles to learn the nuance and meaning of judo, and in doing so comes to learn something of the meaning of life. Dir: Akira Kurosawa With: Denjirô Ôkôchi, Susumu Fujita, Yukiko Todoroki Action | Adventure | Drama 79 mins.
3,005
23. I Live in Fear (1955) I Live in Fear (1955)
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An aging, industrialist Japanese man becomes so fearful of nuclear war that it begins to take a toll on his life and family. Dir: Akira Kurosawa With: Toshirô Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Minoru Chiaki Drama 103 mins.
2,736
24. The Men Who Tread on the Tiger's Tail (1945) The Men Who Tread on the Tiger's Tail (1945)
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A Japanese general and his men disguise themselves as monks in order to pass an enemy border patrol. Dir: Akira Kurosawa With: Denjirô Ôkôchi, Susumu Fujita, Ken'ichi Enomoto Adventure | Drama | Thriller 59 mins.
2,315
25. Scandal (1950) Scandal (1950)
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A celebrity photograph sparks a court case as a tabloid magazine spins a scandalous yarn over a painter and a famous singer. Dir: Akira Kurosawa With: Toshirô Mifune, Shirley Yamaguchi, Yôko Katsuragi Drama 104 mins.
2,298
26. Mothra (1961) Mothra (1961)
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Shipwreck survivors are found on Beiru Island (Infanto tô), which was previously used for atomic tests... Dir: Ishirô Honda With: Furankî Sakai, Hiroshi Koizumi, Kyôko Kagawa Fantasy | Sci-Fi | Thriller United States-PASSED 101 mins.
2,051
27. No Regrets for Our Youth (1946) No Regrets for Our Youth (1946)
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The daughter of a politically disgraced university professor struggles to find a place for herself in love and life, in the uncertain world of Japan leading into WWII. Dir: Akira Kurosawa With: Setsuko Hara, Susumu Fujita, Denjirô Ôkôchi Drama 110 mins.
1,910
28. The Quiet Duel (1949) The Quiet Duel (1949)
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A surgeon gets syphilis from a patient when he cuts himself during an operation. The doctor's life is destroyed, but unlike the patient, he doesn't destroy others along with him. Dir: Akira Kurosawa With: Toshirô Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Miki Sanjô Drama 95 mins.
1,871
29. 47 Samurai (1962) 47 Samurai (1962)
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After their lord is tricked into committing ritual suicide, forty-seven samurai warriors await the chance to avenge their master and reclaim their honor. Dir: Hiroshi Inagaki With: Yûzô Kayama, Chûsha Ichikawa, Tatsuya Mihashi Action | Drama | History 207 mins.
1,532
30. Samurai Assassin (1965) Samurai Assassin (1965)
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February 17 to March 3, 1860, inside Edo castle. A group of assassins wait by Sakurada Gate to kill the lord of the House of Ii... Dir: Kihachi Okamoto With: Toshirô Mifune, Keiju Kobayashi, Michiyo Aratama Action | Adventure | Drama | History 122 mins.
1,430
31. Osaka Elegy (1936) Osaka Elegy (1936)
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A young woman becomes a mistress of her boss in order to support her family. Dir: Kenji Mizoguchi With: Isuzu Yamada, Seiichi Takegawa, Chiyoko Ôkura Drama 71 mins.
1,309
32. Frankenstein Conquers the World (1965) Frankenstein Conquers the World (1965)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
During WWII, a human heart taken from a certain lab in Europe (Dr. Frankenstein's) is kept in a Japanese lab... Dir: Ishirô Honda With: Tadao Takashima, Nick Adams, Kumi Mizuno Horror | Sci-Fi 90 mins.
1,254
33. Ichiban utsukushiku (1944) Ichiban utsukushiku (1944)
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During World War II, the management of a war industry of optical instruments for weapons requests an... Dir: Akira Kurosawa With: Takashi Shimura, Sôji Kiyokawa, Ichirô Sugai Drama 85 mins.
1,062
34. The Mysterians (1957) The Mysterians (1957)
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Aliens arrive on Earth and ask permission to be given a certain tract of land for their people to live on... Dir: Ishirô Honda With: Kenji Sahara, Yumi Shirakawa, Momoko Kôchi Action | Sci-Fi | Thriller 89 mins.
935
35. Zatoichi and the Fugitives (1968) Zatoichi and the Fugitives (1968)
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Zatoichi runs afoul of some evil fugitives, working for a corrupt law official. Dir: Kimiyoshi Yasuda With: Shintarô Katsu, Kayo Mikimoto, Kyôsuke Machida Drama | Action | Adventure 82 mins.
642
36. Shinkansen daibakuha (1975) Shinkansen daibakuha (1975)
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Criminals plant a bomb on a high-speed train. It will explode when the train slows down, unless a ransom is paid. Dir: Jun'ya Satô With: Ken Takakura, Shin'ichi Chiba, Kei Yamamoto Crime | Drama | Thriller 152 mins.
567
37. Zatoichi's Conspiracy (1973) Zatoichi's Conspiracy (1973)
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Zatoichi returns to his home village for the first time in over ten years to find much has changed and that corruption abounds. Dir: Kimiyoshi Yasuda With: Shintarô Katsu, Yukiyo Toake, Eiji Okada Action | Drama 88 mins.
519
38. Samurai Banners (1969) Samurai Banners (1969)
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Feudal Japan, 1543 to 1562. Kansuke Yamamoto is a samurai who dreams of a country united, peaceful from sea to sea... Dir: Hiroshi Inagaki With: Toshirô Mifune, Yoshiko Sakuma, Kinnosuke Nakamura Action | Adventure | Drama | History | War 165 mins.
487
39. Japan's Longest Day (1967) Japan's Longest Day (1967)
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Following the detonation of the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the Japanese military and the... Dir: Kihachi Okamoto With: Seiji Miyaguchi, Rokkô Toura, Chishû Ryû Drama | History | War 157 mins.
454
40. Gorath (1962) Gorath (1962)
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Japanese disaster film about a giant meteor on a collision course with the Earth. The dubbed American... Dir: Ishirô Honda With: Ryô Ikebe, Yumi Shirakawa, Akira Kubo Action | Sci-Fi | Thriller 88 mins.
364
41. Afraid to Die (1960) Afraid to Die (1960)
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Dir: Yasuzô Masumura With: Yukio Mishima, Ayako Wakao, Keizô Kawasaki Crime | Drama 96 mins.
353
42. Sanshiro Sugata (1965) Sanshiro Sugata (1965)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
The story of Sanshiro Sugata, a young man who wants to learn the new art of judo. A wise teacher reveals... Dir: Seiichirô Uchikawa With: Yûzô Kayama, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Eiji Okada Action | Drama 159 mins.
269
43. Am I Trying (1969) Am I Trying (1969)
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Dir: Yôji Yamada With: Kiyoshi Atsumi, Chieko Baishô, Sachiko Mitsumoto Drama | Comedy | Romance 91 mins.
207
44. Nosutoradamusu no daiyogen (1974) Nosutoradamusu no daiyogen (1974)
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Professor Nishiyama, after studying and interpreting the prophecies of Nostradamus, realizes that the end of the world is at hand... Dir: Toshio Masuda With: Tetsurô Tanba, Toshio Kurosawa, Kaoru Yumi Action | Sci-Fi 90 mins.
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45. Snow Trail (1947) Snow Trail (1947)
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Three bank robbers, Eijima, Nojiri, and Takasugi, flee the police and escape into the mountains. At an inn high in the Japanese Alps... Dir: Senkichi Taniguchi With: Toshirô Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Yoshio Kosugi Action | Crime | Drama 89 mins.
173
46. The Lost World of Sinbad (1963) The Lost World of Sinbad (1963)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Sukezaemon, a pirate, is shipwrecked in a strange corner of the world. With his companion, a wizard named Sennin, Sukezaemon becomes entangled in a plot by the evil premier to succeed the dying King Raksha. Dir: Senkichi Taniguchi With: Toshirô Mifune, Tadao Nakamaru, Mie Hama Fantasy | Action | Adventure 96 mins.
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47. Godzilla (1977) Godzilla (1977)
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In 1977, the film was purchased and colorized by Luigi Cozzi in a terrible way of a old negative print... Dir: Luigi Cozzi, Ishirô Honda With: Raymond Burr, Akihiko Hirata, Momoko Kôchi Sci-Fi 106 mins.
153
48. Nippon tanjô (1959) Nippon tanjô (1959)
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The legend of the birth of Shintoism. In Fourth Century Japan, the Emperor Keikoh's son Ouso expects to succeed his father on the throne... Dir: Hiroshi Inagaki With: Toshirô Mifune, Yôko Tsukasa, Akihiko Hirata Adventure | Comedy | Drama | Fantasy 182 mins.
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49. The Loyal 47 Ronin (1958) The Loyal 47 Ronin (1958)
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Japan's timeless tale of honor and revenge, the Loyal 47 Ronin is the true story of group of samurai... Dir: Kunio Watanabe With: Kazuo Hasegawa, Shintarô Katsu, Kôji Tsuruta Drama 166 mins.
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50. Asu o tsukuru hitobito (1946) Asu o tsukuru hitobito (1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Two sisters, one a dancer and the other a script supervisor at a big movie studio, become embroiled... Dir: Akira Kurosawa, Hideo Sekigawa With: Susumu Fujita, Hideko Takamine, Kenji Susukida Drama 82 mins.
105
51. Oshidori utagassen (1939) Oshidori utagassen (1939)
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Dir: Masahiro Makino With: Chiezô Kataoka, Ryôsuke Kagawa, Takashi Shimura Comedy | Musical 69 mins.
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52. Araki Mataemon: Kettô kagiya no tsuji (1952) Araki Mataemon: Kettô kagiya no tsuji (1952)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Mataemon Araki, a renowned swordsman, helps a young man find vengeance. Dir: Kazuo Mori With: Toshirô Mifune, Yuriko Hamada, Takashi Shimura Action | Adventure | Drama 82 mins.
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53. Hawai Middowei daikaikûsen: Taiheiyô no arashi (1960) Hawai Middowei daikaikûsen: Taiheiyô no arashi (1960)
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Lt. Koji Kitami is a navigator-bombardier in Japan's Naval Air Force. He participates in the Japanese raid on the U.S... Dir: Shûe Matsubayashi, Hugo Grimaldi With: Yôsuke Natsuki, Toshirô Mifune, Kôji Tsuruta Drama | History | War 118 mins.
86
54. Untamed Woman (1957) Untamed Woman (1957)
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A woman marries, gives birth to a stillborn child, and divorces, falls in love with a hotel-keeper, only to find herself subordinated to his drive for success, takes up with a tailor who cannot console himself with her strong personality. Dir: Mikio Naruse With: Hideko Takamine, Ken Uehara, Masayuki Mori Drama 121 mins.
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55. Daredevil in the Castle (1961) Daredevil in the Castle (1961)
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Mohei is a wandering swordsman. He arrives in the city of Osaka, where the Toyotomi clan accepts him... Dir: Hiroshi Inagaki With: Toshirô Mifune, Kyôko Kagawa, Yuriko Hoshi Action | Adventure | Drama 95 mins.
70
56. Sword for Hire (1952) Sword for Hire (1952)
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Soldiers Hayatenosuke Sasa and Kagami Yaheiji leave their besieged castle on a secret mission into the enemy camp... Dir: Hiroshi Inagaki With: Toshirô Mifune, Rentarô Mikuni, Danshirô Ichikawa Action | Drama | Adventure 135 mins.
67
57. Spring Awakens (1947) Spring Awakens (1947)
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Dir: Mikio Naruse With: Tatsuya Ishiguro, Haruko Sugimura, Yoshiko Kuga Drama 89 mins.
63
58. Peony Lantern (1968) Peony Lantern (1968)
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Dir: Satsuo Yamamoto With: Miyoko Akaza, Kôjirô Hongô, Hajime Koshikawa Horror 89 mins.
59
59. Akanishi Kakita (1936) Akanishi Kakita (1936)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Dir: Mansaku Itami With: Chiezô Kataoka, Shôsaku Sugiyama, Sôjin Kamiyama 77 mins.
52
60. The Sands of Kurobe (1968) The Sands of Kurobe (1968)
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Kitagawa is an engineer charged with construction of a gigantic tunnel through the Japan Alps for the... Dir: Kei Kumai With: Toshirô Mifune, Yûjirô Ishihara, Osamu Takizawa Drama 196 mins.
47
61. Attack Squadron! (1963) Attack Squadron! (1963)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Lt. Col. Senda resists the idea of sending Japanese fighter pilots on suicide missions. He believes... Dir: Shûe Matsubayashi With: Toshirô Mifune, Yûzô Kayama, Takashi Shimura Action | Drama | War 101 mins.
43
62. Sengoku gunto-den (1959) Sengoku gunto-den (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Lord Taro must deliver a money chest but is robbed by brigands led by Jibu. One of Jibu's men, Rokuro... Dir: Toshio Sugie With: Toshirô Mifune, Kôji Tsuruta, Yôko Tsukasa Action | Drama | Adventure 115 mins.
43
63. Tora-san's Love Call (1971) Tora-san's Love Call (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Dir: Yôji Yamada With: Kiyoshi Atsumi, Chieko Baishô, Junko Ikeuchi Comedy 113 mins.
42
64. Whistle in My Heart (1959) Whistle in My Heart (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Dir: Mikio Naruse With: Ken Yamauchi, Yoshiko Kôda, Masayuki Mori 126 mins.
41
65. Evening Stream (1960) Evening Stream (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Dir: Yûzô Kawashima, Mikio Naruse With: Yôko Tsukasa, Isuzu Yamada, Akira Takarada Drama 111 mins.
40
66. Chikemuri Takadanobaba (1937) Chikemuri Takadanobaba (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Dir: Hiroshi Inagaki, Masahiro Makino With: Tsumasaburô Bandô, Tokumaro Dan, Komako Hara Comedy 57 mins.
34
67. Nichiren and the Great Mongol Invasion (1958) Nichiren and the Great Mongol Invasion (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Dir: Kunio Watanabe With: Kazuo Hasegawa, Takashi Shimura, Shintarô Katsu Drama 145 mins.
31
68. Kato hayabusa sento-tai (1944) Kato hayabusa sento-tai (1944)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Dir: Kajirô Yamamoto With: Susumu Fujita, Minoru Takada, Denjirô Ôkôchi Drama | War 89 mins.
30
69. Shibaidô (1944) Shibaidô (1944)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Dir: Mikio Naruse With: Roppa Furukawa, Kazuo Hasegawa, Isuzu Yamada Drama 82 mins.
30
70. The Family (1974) The Family (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Dir: Satsuo Yamamoto With: Shin Saburi, Yumeji Tsukioka, Tatsuya Nakadai Drama 211 mins.
29
71. Angry Street (1950) Angry Street (1950)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Dir: Mikio Naruse With: Jûkichi Uno, Yasumi Hara, Yuriko Hamada Crime | Drama 105 mins.
28
72. Four Love Stories (1947) Four Love Stories (1947)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Dir: Kajirô Yamamoto, Kenta Yamazaki With: Ryô Ikebe, Yoshiko Kuga, Michiyo Kogure Drama 112 mins.
26
73. Shôwa zankyô-den: Karajishi jingi (1969) Shôwa zankyô-den: Karajishi jingi (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Dir: Masahiro Makino With: Ken Takakura, Ryô Ikebe, Sumiko Fuji Action | Crime 90 mins.
26
74. Kujira gami (1962) Kujira gami (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A fishing village is terrorized by a giant whale, and the fishermen are determined to kill it. A Japanese variation of the "Moby Dick" story. Dir: Tokuzô Tanaka With: Kyôko Enami, Shiho Fujimura, Kôji Fujiyama Drama | Fantasy 100 mins.
25
75. Talk of the Town Tora-san (1978) Talk of the Town Tora-san (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Dir: Yôji Yamada With: Kiyoshi Atsumi, Chieko Baishô, Masami Shimojô Comedy 104 mins.
23
76. Beyond Love and Hate (1951) Beyond Love and Hate (1951)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A young man, convicted of a crime and imprisoned in the penitentiary, comes to believe that his wife is being unfaithful to him... Dir: Senkichi Taniguchi With: Ryô Ikebe, Mitsuko Mito, Toshirô Mifune Drama 107 mins.
21
77. Love and Faith (1978) Love and Faith (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Sen Rikyu is a ceremonial tea master who advises warlord Hideyoshi in sixteenth-century feudal Japan... Dir: Kei Kumai With: Ryôko Nakano, Kichiemon Nakamura, Takashi Shimura Drama 154 mins.
21
78. Taiheiyô kiseki no sakusen: Kisuka (1965) Taiheiyô kiseki no sakusen: Kisuka (1965)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
In 1943, the Aleutian island of Kiska was fortified by a small contingent of Japanese soldiers. When... Dir: Seiji Maruyama With: Toshirô Mifune, Sô Yamamura, Makoto Satô Drama | War 105 mins.
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79. Dôran (1980) Dôran (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Dir: Shirô Moritani With: Ken Takakura, Sayuri Yoshinaga, Masakane Yonekura Drama | History | War 150 mins.
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80. Point and Line (1958) Point and Line (1958)
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Beginning with the Parthenon and ancient Greek architecture, the episode explores the basic geometric concepts of points... Dir: Tsuneo Kobayashi With: Hiroshi Minami, Isao Yamagata, Mieko Takamine Mystery 85 mins.
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81. Taiheiyô no washi (1953) Taiheiyô no washi (1953)
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Japanese Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto, a brilliant tactician, is a loyal subject of the emperor, despite... Dir: Ishirô Honda With: Denjirô Ôkôchi, Hiroshi Nihon'yanagi, Masao Shimizu Drama | History | War 119 mins.
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82. Matatabi san ning yakuza (1965) Matatabi san ning yakuza (1965)
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This anthology tells three separate stories, all about yakuza (Japan's gangsters) in the feudal period... Dir: Tadashi Sawashima With: Kinnosuke Nakamura, Tatsuya Nakadai, Hiroki Matsukata Action | Drama 120 mins.
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83. The Underworld (1956) The Underworld (1956)
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Yakuza boss Furuya leans more and more on his protege Takao Shoji, though Shoji has become romantically involved with Furuya's mistress... Dir: Kajirô Yamamoto With: Kôji Tsuruta, Kyôko Aoyama, Akemi Negishi Crime | Drama 99 mins.
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84. Kedamono no yado (1951) Kedamono no yado (1951)
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Dir: Tatsuyasu Osone With: Takashi Shimura, Keiko Kishi, Kôji Tsuruta 85 mins.
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85. Gion matsuri (1968) Gion matsuri (1968)
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Shinkichi, a peasant employed as a cloth-dyer, has a dream: in the midst of the civil war which ravages Japan... Dir: Daisuke Itô, Tetsuya Yamanouchi With: Kinnosuke Nakamura, Toshirô Mifune, Shima Iwashita Drama 168 mins.
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86. Jigoku no kifujin (1949) Jigoku no kifujin (1949)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Dir: Motoyoshi Oda With: Michiyo Kogure, Eitarô Ozawa, Ichirô Ryûzaki 72 mins.
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87. Ah kaiten tokubetsu kogetikai (1968) Ah kaiten tokubetsu kogetikai (1968)
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Dir: Shigehiro Ozawa With: Bin Amatsu, Shin'ichi Chiba, Tatsuo Endô Drama | War 104 mins.
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88. The Bloody Priest (1971) The Bloody Priest (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
Dir: Buichi Saitô With: Tomisaburô Wakayama, Bunta Sugawara, Takashi Shimura Action 89 mins.
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89. The Militarists (1970) The Militarists (1970)
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Reporter Goro Arai covers the war for a Japanese newspaper. He follows the activities of Japan's top military leader... Dir: Hiromichi Horikawa With: Keiju Kobayashi, Yûzô Kayama, Toshirô Mifune Drama | War 134 mins.
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90. Jirochô sangokushi: kaitô-ichi no abarenbô (1954) Jirochô sangokushi: kaitô-ichi no abarenbô (1954)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Dir: Masahiro Makino With: Akio Kobori, Hisaya Morishige, Kyôko Aoyama Action | Drama 103 mins.
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91. Sararîman Chûshingura (1960) Sararîman Chûshingura (1960)
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Dir: Toshio Sugie With: Hisaya Morishige, Daisuke Katô, Keiju Kobayashi Comedy 100 mins.
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92. Kyatsu o nigasuna (1956) Kyatsu o nigasuna (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Dir: Hideo Suzuki With: Isao Kimura, Keiko Tsushima, Takashi Shimura Crime | Drama | Mystery | Thriller
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93. Ohtori-jo hanayome (1958) Ohtori-jo hanayome (1958)
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Dir: Sadatsugu Matsuda With: Harue Akagi, Ushio Akashi, Hideo Azuma Adventure | Comedy 86 mins.
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94. The Gambler's Code (1961) The Gambler's Code (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Dir: Kazuo Ikehiro With: Raizô Ichikawa, Michiyo Aratama, Takashi Shimura Drama | History 87 mins.
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95. Shin Abashiri Bangaichi (1968) Shin Abashiri Bangaichi (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Dir: Masahiro Makino With: Ken Takakura, Tatsuya Mihashi, Hiroyuki Nagato 94 mins.
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96. Young Tree (1956) Young Tree (1956)
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Dir: Ishirô Honda With: Kyôko Aoyama, Shinji Yamada, Shûji Sano
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97. Shin Abashiri Bangaichi: Runin-masaki no ketto (1969) Shin Abashiri Bangaichi: Runin-masaki no ketto (1969)
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After causing problems, Ken Takahara is transferred from Abashiri to the honor factory at Tanigawa Prison. When the local yakuza gang is hired to destroy the factory, Takahara has to take violent action to save it. Dir: Yasuo Furuhata With: Kaneko Iwasaki, Minoru Oki, Takashi Shimura Crime 109 mins.
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98. Tetsuwan tôshu Inao monogatari (1959) Tetsuwan tôshu Inao monogatari (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Dir: Ishirô Honda With: Tatsuyoshi Ehara, Kamatari Fujiwara, Toshiko Higuchi Comedy
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99. The Man Who Came to Port (1952) The Man Who Came to Port (1952)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Dir: Ishirô Honda With: Toshirô Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Hiroshi Koizumi Drama 88 mins.
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100. Zoku ningen kakumei (1976) Zoku ningen kakumei (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
Dir: Toshio Masuda With: Tetsurô Tanba, Teruhiko Aoi, Michiyo Aratama 159 mins.
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