Highest Rated Titles With Akemi Negishi
3. 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.
8. 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.
9. 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.
10. Ana-ta-han (1953)
PG | 92 min | Drama, War
In June 1944, twelve Japanese seaman are stranded on an abandoned-and-forgotten island called An-ta-han for seven years. The island's only inhabitants are the overseer of the abandoned ... See full summary »
Votes: 591 | Gross: $0.05M
12. 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.
13. 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 »
18. 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.
20. Nemuri Kyôshirô: Joyôken (1964)
87 min | Drama
This film of the sleepy-eyed ronin series has the quite reluctant hero refuse to come to the assistance of a Japanese Christian in an age of both proselytizing and persecution, but later ... See full summary »
23. 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.
27. 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.
29. 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.
30. Snake Woman's Curse (1968)
Not Rated | 85 min | Horror
An old man dies of heartbreak when a cruel landlord is about to repossess his land. Since the man died in debt, his wife and daughter are indentured servants and are forced to work in the landlord's factory.
31. 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.
33. 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.
Votes: 6,265 | Gross: $2.73M
34. 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.
37. 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 »
38. 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 »
39. 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 »