63 titles.

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1. Happiness of Us Alone (1961) Happiness of Us Alone (1961)
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Dir: Zenzô Matsuyama With: Hideko Takamine, Keiju Kobayashi, Sen Hara Drama 130 mins.
2. 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.
3. Play It Cool (1970) Play It Cool (1970)
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Dir: Yasuzô Masumura With: Mari Atsumi, Yûsuke Kawazu, Akemi Negishi Crime | Drama | Romance 94 mins.
4. The Hot Little Girl (1970) The Hot Little Girl (1970)
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Dir: Yasuzô Masumura With: Mari Atsumi, Ryô Tamura, Yûsuke Kawazu Drama 92 mins.
5. Asunaro monogatari (1955) Asunaro monogatari (1955)
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Dir: Hiromichi Horikawa With: Akira Kubo, Isao Kimura, Yoshiko Kuga 109 mins.
6. Enrai (1981) Enrai (1981)
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Dir: Kichitaro Negishi With: Toshiyuki Nagashima, Johnny Ohkura, Eri Ishida Drama 135 mins.
7. The Strangling (1979) The Strangling (1979)
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Dir: Kaneto Shindô With: Kô Nishimura, Nobuko Otowa, Tsutomu Kariba 116 mins.
8. Lady Snowblood (1973) Lady Snowblood (1973)
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A young girl is born and raised to be an instrument of revenge. Dir: Toshiya Fujita With: Meiko Kaji, Toshio Kurosawa, Masaaki Daimon Action | Drama | Thriller 97 mins.
9. Dodes'ka-den (1970) Dodes'ka-den (1970)
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Various tales in the lives of Tokyo slum dwellers, including a mentally deficient young man obsessed with driving his own commuter trolley. Dir: Akira Kurosawa With: Yoshitaka Zushi, Kin Sugai, Toshiyuki Tonomura Drama 140 mins.
10. The Lower Depths (1957) The Lower Depths (1957)
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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. Dir: Akira Kurosawa With: Toshirô Mifune, Isuzu Yamada, Kyôko Kagawa Drama 137 mins.
11. Ana-ta-han (1953) Ana-ta-han (1953)
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Josef von Sternberg directed, photographed, provides the voice-over narration and wrote the screenplay... Dir: Josef von Sternberg With: Akemi Negishi, Tadashi Suganuma, Kisaburo Sawamura Drama | War 92 mins.
12. Motto shinayaka ni, motto shitataka ni (1979) Motto shinayaka ni, motto shitataka ni (1979)
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Dir: Toshiya Fujita With: Eiji Okuda, Junko Takazawa, Aiko Morishita 98 mins.
13. The Makioka Sisters (1983) The Makioka Sisters (1983)
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This sensuously beautiful film chronicles the activities of four sisters who gather in Kyoto every year to view the cherry blossoms... Dir: Kon Ichikawa With: Keiko Kishi, Yoshiko Sakuma, Sayuri Yoshinaga Drama | Romance 140 mins.
14. I Live in Fear: Record of a Living Being (1955) I Live in Fear: Record of a Living Being (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.
15. Kiken na kankei (1978) Kiken na kankei (1978)
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Dir: Toshiya Fujita With: Masayo Utsunomiya, Yoichi Miura, Yûko Katagiri 97 mins.
16. Joshuu 701-gô: Sasori (1972) Joshuu 701-gô: Sasori (1972)
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After being cruelly set up and deceived by Sugimi (Natsuyagi Isao), a conniving and crooked detective... Dir: Shunya Itô With: Meiko Kaji, Rie Yokoyama, Yayoi Watanabe Drama | Thriller | Crime 87 mins.
17. No More Easy Life (1979) No More Easy Life (1979)
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Mariko is living the life of a typical Japanese college student in the 70's, spending far more of her... Dir: Yôichi Higashi With: Kaori Momoi, Eiji Okuda, Leo Morimoto Drama 103 mins.
18. The Life of Chikuzan (1977) The Life of Chikuzan (1977)
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Dir: Kaneto Shindô With: Ryûzô Hayashi, Nobuko Otowa, Mitsuko Baishô Drama 119 mins.
19. Sudden Rain (1956) Sudden Rain (1956)
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Dir: Mikio Naruse With: Setsuko Hara, Shûji Sano, Kyôko Kagawa Comedy | Drama 91 mins.
20. Nemuri Kyoshiro 4: Joyoken (1964) Nemuri Kyoshiro 4: Joyoken (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Dir: Kazuo Ikehiro With: Raizô Ichikawa, Michiko Ai, Akira Amemiya Drama 87 mins.
21. 18 Who Cause a Storm (1963) 18 Who Cause a Storm (1963)
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Dir: Yoshishige Yoshida With: Tamotsu Hayakawa, Yoshiko Kayama, Taiji Tonoyama 108 mins.
22. Saraba Rabauru (1954) Saraba Rabauru (1954)
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Dir: Ishirô Honda With: Ryô Ikebe, Mariko Okada, Rentarô Mikuni War | Romance
23. A Wife's Heart (1956) A Wife's Heart (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Dir: Mikio Naruse With: Hideko Takamine, Toshirô Mifune, Keiju Kobayashi Drama 101 mins.
24. Sex and Fury (1973) Sex and Fury (1973)
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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. Dir: Noribumi Suzuki With: Reiko Ike, Akemi Negishi, Ryôko Ema Action | Crime | Thriller 88 mins.
25. Karuizawa fujin (1982) Karuizawa fujin (1982)
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Dir: Masaru Konuma With: Miwa Takada, Takayuki Godai, Shinjirô Ehara 93 mins.
26. Kaidan hebi-onna (1968) Kaidan hebi-onna (1968)
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Dir: Nobuo Nakagawa With: Yukiko Kuwahara, Yukie Kagawa, Seizaburô Kawazu Horror 85 mins.
27. Song for a Bride (1958) Song for a Bride (1958)
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Dir: Ishirô Honda With: Mitsuko Kusabue, Akemi Negishi, Reiko Dan
28. Yasagure anego den: sôkatsu rinchi (1973) Yasagure anego den: sôkatsu rinchi (1973)
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Ocho is accidentally captured by a drug trafficking cartel who use Chinese women to smuggle drugs into Japan by hiding it in their vaginas... Dir: Teruo Ishii With: Reiko Ike, Makoto Aikawa, Arumi Kuri Action | Crime | Drama | Thriller 86 mins.
29. Joshû sasori: 701-gô urami-bushi (1973) Joshû sasori: 701-gô urami-bushi (1973)
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Dir: Yasuharu Hasebe With: Meiko Kaji, Masakazu Tamura, Yumi Kanei Drama | Thriller | Crime 89 mins.
30. Jû jin yuki otoko (1955) Jû jin yuki otoko (1955)
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A yeti terrorizes people on top of Mount Fuji. Dir: Ishirô Honda With: Akira Takarada, Akemi Negishi, Momoko Kôchi Horror | Sci-Fi 94 mins.
31. Asobi (1971) Asobi (1971)
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Dir: Yasuzô Masumura With: Keiko Takahashi, Masaaki Daimon, Keizô Kanie Drama | Romance 90 mins.
32. The Setting Sun (1992) The Setting Sun (1992)
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A Japanese soldier is forced to question alliances when he meets and falls in love with the leader of the rebel movement. Dir: Rou Tomono With: Masaya Katô, Diane Lane, Biao Yuen Drama 150 mins.
33. Orion no satsui yori - Joji no houteishiki (1978) Orion no satsui yori - Joji no houteishiki (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Dir: Kichitaro Negishi With: Miyako Yamaguchi, Shogo Kano, Rokko Toura 73 mins.
34. King Kong vs. Godzilla (1962) King Kong vs. Godzilla (1962)
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A pharmaceutical company captures King Kong and brings him to Japan, where he escapes from captivity and battles a recently released Godzilla. Dir: Ishirô Honda With: Tadao Takashima, Kenji Sahara, Yû Fujiki Action | Adventure | Comedy | Sci-Fi 98 mins.
35. Shikibu monogatari (1990) Shikibu monogatari (1990)
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Dir: Kei Kumai With: Eiji Okuda, Keiko Kishi, Kyôko Kagawa 112 mins.
36. Ankokugai (1956) Ankokugai (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.
37. Half Human (1958) Half Human (1958)
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Japanese villagers worship a monster and his son who live in an island cave. Some circus people hear about them... Dir: Kenneth G. Crane, Ishirô Honda With: John Carradine, Momoko Kôchi, Akira Takarada Horror | Sci-Fi 63 mins.
38. Arashi no naka no otoko (1957) Arashi no naka no otoko (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Judo expert Saburô Watari fights his judo master, Tsujido, while simultaneously in conflict with a karate expert. Dir: Senkichi Taniguchi With: Toshirô Mifune, Kyôko Kagawa, Akio Kobori Action | Adventure 95 mins.
39. Chichi to ko (1983) Chichi to ko (1983)
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Dir: Nobuhiko Hosaka With: Keiju Kobayashi, Kiichi Nakai, Junko Mihara Drama | Family 113 mins.
40. Onna-tarashi no teiô (1970) Onna-tarashi no teiô (1970)
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Dir: Takeichi Saitô With: Tatsuo Umemiya, Shingo Yamashiro, Hiromi Hanazono 87 mins.
41. Rirakkusu: Matsubara Katsumi no nichijô seikatsu (1982 TV Movie) Rirakkusu: Matsubara Katsumi no nichijô seikatsu (1982 TV Movie)
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Dir: Hiroki Hayashi With: Tôru Emori, Naoko Ôtani, Rentarô Mikuni Drama 100 mins.
42. Jyûgun ianfu (1974) Jyûgun ianfu (1974)
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Dir: Tatsuichi Takamori With: Yutaka Nakajima, Mako Midori, Yûko Kanô 86 mins.
43. A Holiday in Tokyo (1958) A Holiday in Tokyo (1958)
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May Kawaguchi is a famous Japanese fashion designer. Returning to Tokyo from her home in New York, she travels incognito with a tour group... Dir: Kajirô Yamamoto With: Shirley Yamaguchi, Kaoru Yachigusa, Asami Kuji Comedy | Drama 90 mins.
44. Hatsukoi (1975) Hatsukoi (1975)
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Dir: Tsugunobu Kotani With: Hisako Hara, Junichi Inoue, Urara Kasai Drama 86 mins.
45. Location (1984) Location (1984)
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Dir: Azuma Morisaki With: Toshiyuki Nishida, Michiyo Ôkusu, Jun Miho 99 mins.
46. The Legend of Love & Sincerity: Conclusion (1976) The Legend of Love & Sincerity: Conclusion (1976)
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Dir: Hideo Nanbu With: Ryû Kanô, Ai Saotome, Shûji Abe Drama 91 mins.
47. Akasen kichi (1953) Akasen kichi (1953)
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Dir: Senkichi Taniguchi With: Rentarô Mikuni, Nobuo Kaneko, Kyôko Aoyama Drama 90 mins.
48. Buraikan jingi (1965) Buraikan jingi (1965)
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Dir: Yûsuke Watanabe With: Kôji Tsuruta, Hideo Takamatsu, Shin'ichi Chiba Action
49. Maashii no kindan! Ojôsama gakuen ippatsu (1993 Video) Maashii no kindan! Ojôsama gakuen ippatsu (1993 Video)
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Dir: Hideo Nanbu With: Masashi Tashiro, Keiko Saitô, Makoto Nonomura 75 mins.
50. A Rainbow Plays in My Heart (1957) A Rainbow Plays in My Heart (1957)
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Dir: Ishirô Honda With: Akira Takarada, Momoko Kôchi, Ken Uehara
51. Zoku kôkô san'nensei (1964) Zoku kôkô san'nensei (1964)
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Dir: Tarô Yuge With: Yasuo Araki, Kyôko Azuma, Kazuo Funaki
52. Ore ni tsuite koi! (1965) Ore ni tsuite koi! (1965)
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Dir: Hiromichi Horikawa With: Hajime Hana, Yumi Shirakawa, Chikage Awashima Comedy
53. Onna ikitemasu: Sakariba wataridori (1972) Onna ikitemasu: Sakariba wataridori (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Dir: Azuma Morisaki With: Hisaya Morishige, Meiko Nakamura, Akane Kawasaki Comedy | Drama
54. Kiri no hata (1972 TV Series) Kiri no hata (1972 TV Series)
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With: Mariko Ueki, Masayuki Mori, Mariko Okada Drama
55. Barameraba (2005 Short Film) Barameraba (2005 Short Film)
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Dir: Yuki Ninagawa With: Yuki Ninagawa, Akemi Negishi, Seira Yaguchi Drama 15 mins.
56. Kemeko no uta (1968) Kemeko no uta (1968)
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Dir: Yasuyoshi Tanaka With: Kaoru Hana, Michio Hara, Hisao Iida 83 mins.
57. Mayonaka no nioi (1984 TV Series) Mayonaka no nioi (1984 TV Series)
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With: Miyoko Akaza, Ryûzô Hayashi, Yoshimi Iwasaki Drama
58. Kamome-yo, kirameku umi o mitaka/meguri ai (1975) Kamome-yo, kirameku umi o mitaka/meguri ai (1975)
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Dir: Kenji Yoshida With: Ken Tanaka, Yôko Takahashi, Akemi Negishi Drama 92 mins.
59. Kiri no hata (1972 TV Series) Kiri no hata (1972 TV Series)
Episode: Episode #1.3 (1972)
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Dir: Makoto Ôhara With: Mariko Ueki, Masayuki Mori, Mariko Okada Drama 30 mins.
60. Kiri no hata (1972 TV Series) Kiri no hata (1972 TV Series)
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1972)
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Dir: Makoto Ôhara With: Mariko Ueki, Masayuki Mori, Mariko Okada Drama 30 mins.
61. Kiri no hata (1972 TV Series) Kiri no hata (1972 TV Series)
Episode: Episode #1.2 (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Dir: Makoto Ôhara With: Mariko Ueki, Masayuki Mori, Mariko Okada Drama 30 mins.
62. Kiri no hata (1972 TV Series) Kiri no hata (1972 TV Series)
Episode: Episode #1.4 (1972)
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Dir: Makoto Ôhara With: Mariko Ueki, Masayuki Mori, Mariko Okada Drama 30 mins.
63. Kiri no hata (1972 TV Series) Kiri no hata (1972 TV Series)
Episode: Episode #1.5 (1972)
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Dir: Makoto Ôhara With: Mariko Ueki, Masayuki Mori, Mariko Okada Drama 30 mins.
63 titles.