Most Popular Japanese-Language Feature Films
1. Suicide Squad (2016)
PG-13 | 123 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
A secret government agency recruits some of the most dangerous incarcerated super-villains to form a defensive task force. Their first mission: save the world from the apocalypse.
Votes: 284,968 | Gross: $325.02M
2. Hacksaw Ridge (2016)
R | 139 min | Drama, History, War
WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people, and becomes the first man in American history to receive the Medal of Honor without firing a shot.
Votes: 31,612 | Gross: $57.21M
3. Silence (I) (2016)
R | 159 min | Drama, History
In the seventeenth century, two Jesuit priests face violence and persecution when they travel to Japan to locate their mentor and propagate Christianity.
4. Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV (2016)
PG-13 | 110 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
King Regis, who oversees the land of Lucis, commands his army of soldiers to protect the kingdom from the Niflheim empire's plans to steal the sacred crystal which gives Lucis its magic and power.
Votes: 10,714 | Gross: $0.23M
6. Inception (2010)
PG-13 | 148 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A thief, who steals corporate secrets through use of dream-sharing technology, is given the inverse task of planting an idea into the mind of a CEO.
Votes: 1,511,827 | Gross: $292.57M
7. Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (2016)
PG-13 | 108 min | Action, Horror, Romance
Five sisters in 19th century England must cope with the pressures to marry while protecting themselves from a growing population of zombies.
Votes: 29,349 | Gross: $10.91M
11. London Has Fallen (2016)
R | 99 min | Action, Crime, Drama
In London for the Prime Minister's funeral, Mike Banning discovers a plot to assassinate all the attending world leaders.
Votes: 86,259 | Gross: $62.40M
12. Tomorrowland (2015)
PG | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Family
Bound by a shared destiny, a teen bursting with scientific curiosity and a former boy-genius inventor embark on a mission to unearth the secrets of a place somewhere in time and space that exists in their collective memory.
Votes: 134,415 | Gross: $93.42M
13. Spirited Away (2001)
PG | 125 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
During her family's move to the suburbs, a sullen 10-year-old girl wanders into a world ruled by gods, witches, and spirits, and where humans are changed into beasts.
Votes: 434,038 | Gross: $10.05M
14. Blade Runner (1982)
R | 117 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller
A blade runner must pursue and try to terminate four replicants who stole a ship in space and have returned to Earth to find their creator.
Votes: 472,490 | Gross: $27.00M
15. Pacific Rim (2013)
PG-13 | 131 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
As a war between humankind and monstrous sea creatures wages on, a former pilot and a trainee are paired up to drive a seemingly obsolete special weapon in a desperate effort to save the world from the apocalypse.
Votes: 388,758 | Gross: $101.79M
16. Cars (2006)
G | 117 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
A hot-shot race-car named Lightning McQueen gets waylaid in Radiator Springs, where he finds the true meaning of friendship and family.
Votes: 271,243 | Gross: $244.05M
17. The Wailing (2016)
Not Rated | 156 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
A stranger arrives in a little village and soon after a mysterious sickness starts spreading. A policeman is drawn into the incident and is forced to solve the mystery in order to save his daughter.
Votes: 8,830 | Gross: $0.79M
18. Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
R | 111 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
The Bride wakens from a four-year coma. The child she carried in her womb is gone. Now she must wreak vengeance on the team of assassins who betrayed her - a team she was once part of.
Votes: 755,154 | Gross: $70.10M
19. Inherent Vice (2014)
R | 148 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
In 1970, drug-fueled Los Angeles private investigator Larry "Doc" Sportello investigates the disappearance of a former girlfriend.
Votes: 65,156 | Gross: $8.09M
20. Hannibal (2001)
R | 131 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Living in exile, Hannibal Lecter tries to reconnect with now disgraced FBI agent Clarice Starling and finds himself a target for revenge from a powerful victim.
Votes: 211,783 | Gross: $165.09M
22. Godzilla (2014)
PG-13 | 123 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
The world is beset by the appearance of monstrous creatures, but one of them may be the only one who can save humanity.
Votes: 306,766 | Gross: $200.66M
23. Dallas Buyers Club (2013)
R | 117 min | Biography, Drama
In 1985 Dallas, electrician and hustler Ron Woodroof works around the system to help AIDS patients get the medication they need after he is diagnosed with the disease.
Votes: 336,629 | Gross: $27.30M
24. Unbroken (I) (2014)
PG-13 | 137 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
After a near-fatal plane crash in WWII, Olympian Louis Zamperini spends a harrowing 47 days in a raft with two fellow crewmen before he's caught by the Japanese navy and sent to a prisoner-of-war camp.
Votes: 107,716 | Gross: $115.60M
25. Snowpiercer (2013)
R | 126 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Set in a future where a failed climate-change experiment kills all life on the planet except for a lucky few who boarded the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe, where a class system emerges.
Votes: 188,617 | Gross: $4.56M
26. The Cabin in the Woods (2012)
R | 95 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Five friends go for a break at a remote cabin in the woods, where they get more than they bargained for. Together, they must discover the truth behind the cabin in the woods.
Votes: 285,541 | Gross: $42.04M
27. Pearl Harbor (2001)
PG-13 | 183 min | Action, Drama, History
Pearl Harbor follows the story of two best friends, Rafe and Danny, and their love lives as they go off to join the war.
Votes: 259,377 | Gross: $198.54M
28. The Day After Tomorrow (2004)
PG-13 | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Jack Hall, paleoclimatologist, must make a daring trek across America to reach his son, trapped in the cross-hairs of a sudden international storm which plunges the planet into a new Ice Age.
Votes: 340,176 | Gross: $186.74M
31. The Wolverine (2013)
PG-13 | 126 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
When Wolverine is summoned to Japan by an old acquaintance, he is embroiled in a conflict that forces him to confront his own demons.
Votes: 335,669 | Gross: $132.55M
32. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)
PG-13 | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
When a kingpin threatens New York City, a group of mutated turtle warriors must emerge from the shadows to protect their home.
Votes: 173,233 | Gross: $190.87M
33. Princess Mononoke (1997)
PG-13 | 134 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
On a journey to find the cure for a Tatarigami's curse, Ashitaka finds himself in the middle of a war between the forest gods and Tatara, a mining colony. In this quest he also meets San, the Mononoke Hime.
Votes: 229,548 | Gross: $2.30M
35. Life of Pi (2012)
PG | 127 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
A young man who survives a disaster at sea is hurtled into an epic journey of adventure and discovery. While cast away, he forms an unexpected connection with another survivor: a fearsome Bengal tiger.
Votes: 452,383 | Gross: $124.98M
36. The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006)
PG-13 | 104 min | Action, Crime, Romance
A teenager becomes a major competitor in the world of drift racing after moving in with his father in Tokyo to avoid a jail sentence in America.
Votes: 183,608 | Gross: $62.49M
37. The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005)
R | 116 min | Comedy, Romance
Goaded by his buddies, a nerdy guy who's never "done the deed" only finds the pressure mounting when he meets a single mother.
Votes: 319,233 | Gross: $109.24M
38. Howl's Moving Castle (2004)
PG | 119 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
When an unconfident young woman is cursed with an old body by a spiteful witch, her only chance of breaking the spell lies with a self-indulgent yet insecure young wizard and his companions in his legged, walking castle.
Votes: 221,930 | Gross: $4.71M
39. Hostel (2005)
R | 94 min | Horror
Three backpackers head to a Slovak city that promises to meet their hedonistic expectations, with no idea of the hell that awaits them.
Votes: 141,525 | Gross: $47.28M
41. Natural Born Killers (1994)
R | 118 min | Crime, Drama
Two victims of traumatized childhoods become lovers and psychopathic serial murderers irresponsibly glorified by the mass media.
Votes: 176,807 | Gross: $50.28M
42. EuroTrip (2004)
R | 93 min | Comedy
Dumped by his girlfriend, a high school grad decides to embark on an overseas adventure in Europe with his friends.
Votes: 164,673 | Gross: $17.72M
43. Seven Samurai (1954)
Unrated | 207 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A poor village under attack by bandits recruits seven unemployed samurai to help them defend themselves.
Votes: 235,148 | Gross: $0.27M
44. Hackers (1995)
PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A young boy is arrested by the U.S. Secret Service for writing a computer virus and is banned from using a computer until his 18th birthday. Years later, he and his new-found friends ... See full summary »
Votes: 55,616 | Gross: $7.56M
46. Akira (1988)
R | 124 min | Animation, Action, Drama
A secret military project endangers Neo-Tokyo when it turns a biker gang member into a rampaging psychic psychopath that only two teenagers and a group of psychics can stop.
Votes: 109,239 | Gross: $0.44M
47. Yip Man (2008)
R | 106 min | Action, Biography, Drama
During the Japanese invasion of 1937, when a wealthy martial artist is forced to leave his home and work to support his family, he reluctantly agrees to train others in the art of Wing Chun for self-defense.
49. Battleship (2012)
PG-13 | 131 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A fleet of ships is forced to do battle with an armada of unknown origins in order to discover and thwart their destructive goals.
Votes: 205,516 | Gross: $65.17M
50. Click (2006)
PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A workaholic architect finds a universal remote that allows him to fast-forward and rewind to different parts of his life. Complications arise when the remote starts to overrule his choices.
Votes: 251,284 | Gross: $137.34M