Most Popular Titles With Location Matching "Okinawa, Japan"


1. The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)

PG | 125 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

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James Bond investigates the hijacking of British and Russian submarines carrying nuclear warheads with the help of a KGB agent whose lover he killed.

Director: Lewis Gilbert | Stars: Roger Moore, Barbara Bach, Curd Jürgens, Richard Kiel

Votes: 77,087 | Gross: $46.80M

2. Jackass: The Movie (2002)

R | 87 min | Documentary, Comedy

6.6
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42 Metascore

Johnny Knoxville and his band of maniacs perform a variety of stunts and gross-out gags on the big screen for the first time.

Director: Jeff Tremaine | Stars: Johnny Knoxville, Bam Margera, Chris Pontius, Steve-O

Votes: 68,448 | Gross: $64.27M

3. Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla (1974)

PG | 84 min | Action, Fantasy, Horror

6.3
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Apelike aliens build a robotic Godzilla to destroy Japan, and the true Godzilla may not be powerful enough to destroy it.

Director: Jun Fukuda | Stars: Masaaki Daimon, Kazuya Aoyama, Reiko Tajima, Akihiko Hirata

Votes: 3,605

4. Sonatine (1993)

R | 94 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

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Several yakuza from Tokyo are sent to Okinawa to help end a gang war. The war escalates and the Tokyo drifters decide to lay low at the beach.

Director: Takeshi Kitano | Stars: Takeshi Kitano, Aya Kokumai, Tetsu Watanabe, Masanobu Katsumura

Votes: 13,485

5. Sans Soleil (1983)

Not Rated | 100 min | Documentary, Drama

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"He wrote me...." A woman narrates the thoughts of a world traveler, meditations on time and memory expressed in words and images from places as far-flung as Japan, Guinea-Bissau, Iceland, ... See full summary »

Director: Chris Marker | Stars: Florence Delay, Arielle Dombasle, Riyoko Ikeda, Charlotte Kerr

Votes: 6,749 | Gross: $0.03M

6. The Conscientious Objector (2004)

101 min | Documentary, War

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The story of Desmond Doss, a US Army medic who was the first conscientious objector to be awarded the Medal of Honor.

Director: Terry Benedict | Stars: Ralph Baker, Carl Bentley, James Boylan, John Centola

Votes: 192

7. Timewatch (1982– )

50 min | Documentary

8.4
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BBC investigative documentary series noted for its new perspectives on historical events.

Stars: Michael Praed, Sean Barrett, John Tusa, Bernard Hill

Votes: 86

8. Hell to Eternity (1960)

Approved | 131 min | Biography, Drama, War

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When his adoptive Japanese-American family is sent to Manzanar after Pearl Harbor, a young Chicano enlists in the marines to become a hero in the Battle of Saipan.

Director: Phil Karlson | Stars: Jeffrey Hunter, David Janssen, Vic Damone, Patricia Owens

Votes: 670

9. Chasuke's Journey (2015)

106 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy

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A fantasy love story that drifts between this world and heaven. Chasuke (Ken'ichi Matsuyama) is in charge of making tea in heaven. He has feelings for a human woman named Yuri (Ito Ohno) ... See full summary »

Director: SABU | Stars: Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Ito Ohno, Ren Ohsugi, Yûsuke Iseya

Votes: 170

10. Kamui (2009)

120 min | Action, Drama

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The adventurous story of a fugitive ninja.

Director: Yôichi Sai | Stars: Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Koyuki, Kaoru Kobayashi, Kôichi Satô

Votes: 840

11. Human Weapon (2007– )

60 min | Documentary, Drama, Sport

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The ultimate search of a Human Weapon, each episode of Human Weapon charts an expedition through foreign continents, famous cities, exotic villages, back alleys and lush landscapes.

Stars: Jason Chambers, Bill Duff, Josh Barnett, Eddie Bravo

Votes: 740

12. The Shell Collector (2016)

87 min | Drama

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Director: Yoshifumi Tsubota | Stars: Lily Franky, Ai Hashimoto, Sôsuke Ikematsu, Shinobu Terajima

Votes: 15

13. FTA (1972)

R | 97 min | Documentary, Comedy, Music

6.5
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A documentary about a political troupe headed by actors Jane Fonda and Donald Sutherland which traveled to towns near military bases in the US in the early 1970s. The group put on shows ... See full summary »

Director: Francine Parker | Stars: Jane Fonda, Donald Sutherland, Pamela Donegan, Len Chandler

Votes: 197

14. Glasses (2007)

106 min | Comedy, Drama

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Taeko is a stressed career woman who leaves her life in the city for an island vacation. The vacation does not become what she expected as everyone on the island is strange.

Director: Naoko Ogigami | Stars: Satomi Kobayashi, Mikako Ichikawa, Ryô Kase, Ken Mitsuishi

Votes: 850

15. Nada sô sô (2006)

118 min | Drama, Romance

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8-year old Yotaro gains a 3-year old step-sister, Kaoru, when his mother marries a jazz musician who plays in a club in Naha, Okinawa where they live. Before long Kaoru's father deserts ... See full summary »

Director: Nobuhiro Doi | Stars: Satoshi Tsumabuki, Masami Nagasawa, Kumiko Asô, Eiichirô Funakoshi

Votes: 552

16. Karakara (2012)

101 min | Drama

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Pierre, a retired professor in his early sixties who ends up making a short, unsettling trip around Okinawa with Junko, a 40-year-old runaway wife. The confused intellectual would rather ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Gagnon | Stars: Yûki Kudô, Gabriel Arcand, Megumi Tomita, Atta Yuichi

Votes: 89

17. Karate for Life (1977)

91 min | Action, Biography, Drama

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This movie is based on the true life story of a Korean fighter named Choi Bae-dal (who later changed his name to Masutatsu Oyama), the founder of Kyokushin Karate in Japan.

Director: Kazuhiko Yamaguchi | Stars: Shin'ichi Chiba, Kôjirô Hongô, Hideo Murota, Masaru Shiga

Votes: 165

18. How to Live Forever (2009)

92 min | Documentary

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57 Metascore

Baby boomer Mark Wexler travels the world searching for the secrets of long life.

Director: Mark Wexler | Stars: Suzanne Somers, Phyllis Diller, Ray Bradbury, Jack LaLanne

Votes: 213 | Gross: $0.06M

19. Dear Summer Sister (1972)

96 min | Comedy, Drama

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Director: Nagisa Ôshima | Stars: Hiromi Kurita, Shôji Ishibashi, Lily, Hôsei Komatsu

Votes: 93

20. Leaving on the 15th Spring (2013)

114 min | Drama

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Director: Yasuhiro Yoshida | Stars: Kaoru Kobayashi, Ayaka Miyoshi, Shinobu Ohtake, Rena Tanaka

Votes: 59

21. Cobalt Blue (2009)

119 min | Drama

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A drama centered on a young woman who heads to her father's home in Okinawa to try and cope with her boyfriend's death.

Director: Yosuke Nakagawa | Stars: Masami Nagasawa, Seiji Fukushi, Kuranosuke Sasaki, Shinji Rachi

Votes: 53

22. Breathe In, Breathe Out (2004)

123 min | Drama

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Breathe In, Breathe Out is about six, later seven strangers from different walks of life who have gotten jobs harvesting sugarcane on a small Okinawa island. Each worker has their own ... See full summary »

Director: Tetsuo Shinohara | Stars: Sayaka Kaneko, Karina, Saburo Kitamura, Sayaka Kuon

Votes: 167

23. The Power of Two (2011)

94 min | Documentary

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A documentary with international implications about the importance of organ donation and transplantation, Cystic Fibrosis awareness and related health causes.

Director: Marc Smolowitz | Stars: Ana Stenzel, Isabel Stenzel Byrnes, Hatsuko Stenzel, Reiner Stenzel

Votes: 21

24. Star Sand (2016)

Drama | Completed

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Director: Roger Pulvers

25. A Good Husband (2009)

128 min | Drama

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he heart wrenching love story between a married couple. The jobless husband cheats on his wife and has no love for her. The wife wants to go on a trip to get pregnant. This mismatched ... See full summary »

Director: Isao Yukisada | Stars: Hiroko Yakushimaru, Etsushi Toyokawa, Gaku Hamada, Haruka Igawa

Votes: 62

26. Partners: The Movie III (2014)

Drama

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A news report circulates about a man who died after being kicked by a horse on a small island located 300km away from Tokyo. National Police Agency director Takeru Kanbe assigns Vice ... See full summary »

Director: Akiyoshi Kimata | Stars: Yutaka Mizutani, Hiroki Narimiya, Tsuyoshi Ihara, Kôji Ishizaka

Votes: 26

27. Sunshine Angel (2011– )

90 min | Comedy, Romance

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As her name suggests, Sunshine (Ranie Yang), is a delightful girl, who lives with her self-sacrificing, adoring grandmother. Regrettably, her very irresponsible con-artist parents have left... See full summary »

Stars: Rainie Yang, Chun Wu, Candy Liu, Junning Zhang

Votes: 16

28. A Yell from Heaven (2011)

114 min | Drama

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Director: Makoto Kumazawa | Stars: Hiroshi Abe, Win Morisaki, Nanami Sakuraba, Shûhei Nomura

Votes: 67

29. Beat (1998)

101 min | Romance

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In the 1960s Okinawa was us under American military occupation. Young Takeshi leads a passive go-with-the-flow existence, working as a bartender at a bar called Sekai where his ... See full summary »

Director: Amon Miyamoto | Stars: Mark Bunnell, Claude Maki, Christopher T. Nelson, Dean Stapleton

Votes: 14

30. Tora's Tropical Fever (1980)

104 min | Comedy

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Director: Yôji Yamada | Stars: Kiyoshi Atsumi, Chieko Baishô, Ruriko Asaoka, Jun Etô

Votes: 33

31. Pride (2009)

126 min | Drama, Music

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Follows two budding opera singers who go from rivals to "best partners."

Director: Shûsuke Kaneko | Stars: Stephanie, Hikari Mitsushima, Michiko Godai, Yukari Ichijô

Votes: 50

32. The Suspect: Muroi Shinji (2005)

117 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

4.9
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Director: Ryôichi Kimizuka | Stars: Toshirô Yanagiba, Rena Tanaka, Shô Aikawa, Norito Yashima

Votes: 105

33. Letters from Kanai Nirai (2005)

113 min | Drama

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Fuki who lives with her grandfather Shoei in Taketomi Island, Okinawa, dreams of becoming a cameraman. In her childhood, her mother Masami left Fuki to live in Tokyo. Although Masami has ... See full summary »

Director: Naoto Kumazawa | Stars: Yû Aoi, Manami Higa, Yûta Kanai, Hitomi Kawai

Votes: 62

34. The First Breath of Tengan Rei (2009)

72 min | Drama

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A young Okinawan woman named Rei kidnaps the teenage son of a U.S. Marine with whom she shares a dark and mysterious past.

Directors: Junko Kajino, Ed Koziarski | Stars: Erika Oda, Katori Eason, Sean Nix, Rick Vargas

Votes: 12

35. South Bound (2007)

114 min | Comedy, Drama

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Director: Yoshimitsu Morita | Stars: Etsushi Toyokawa, Yûki Amami, Shuto Tanabe, Rina Matsumoto

Votes: 34

36. Check It Out, Yo! (2006)

117 min | Drama, Musical

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Director: Rieko Miyamoto | Stars: Hayato Ichihara, Tasuku Emoto, Yûta Hiraoka, Mao Inoue

Votes: 141

37. Looking for Anne (2009)

105 min | Drama

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Director: Takako Miyahira | Stars: Honoka Ishibashi, Daniel Pilon, Rosanna Zanbon, Kazuko Yoshiyuki

Votes: 29

38. Nabbie no koi (1999)

92 min | Drama

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The film tells the story of a small community on a small island in Okinawa, Japan. Especially it focusses on the story of a grandma named Nabbie, but although it's her story told in the ... See full summary »

Director: Yuji Nakae | Stars: Naomi Nishida, Jun Murakami, Tomi Taira, Reiko Kaneshima

Votes: 206

40. Starlit High Noon (2005)

92 min | Romance

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Director: Yosuke Nakagawa | Stars: Kyôka Suzuki, Leehom Wang, Yû Kashii, Reina

Votes: 88

41. Summer Nude (2003)

107 min | Comedy

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Director: Ken Iizuka | Stars: Yoichi Furuya, Yôkô Gushiken, Fumihiro Horiguchi, Masayuki Imai

42. A Midsummer Night's Dream (2009)

105 min | Drama

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Director: Yuji Nakae | Stars: Yuki Shibamoto, Honami Kurashita, Yûko Nakamura, Susumu Taira

Votes: 12

43. Island of Light (2006)

101 min | Drama

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Hiromi, attends junior high school in Tokyo. The combination of getting bullied on campus and her fathers death causes her to stop attending school... See full synopsis »

Director: Tetsuya Matsushima | Stars: Mikako Tabe, Jun Fubuki, Kôhei Takeda, Misako Ôshiro

Votes: 27

44. Okinawa: The Afterburn (2015)

148 min | Documentary, History, War

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A major hit in Japanese theaters since its release in June, 'Okinawa: The Afterburn' is the first documentary film to provide a comprehensive picture of the 1945 Battle of Okinawa and the ... See full summary »

Director: John Junkerman

45. Sunshine Ahead (2010)

120 min | Drama

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Director: Toshio Lee | Stars: Takashi Okamura, Yasuko Matsuyuki, Hisashi Yoshizawa, Jun Kunimura

Votes: 22

46. Blue Fish (1998)

60 min | Romance

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Director: Yosuke Nakagawa | Stars: Mari Ôuchi, Keigo Heshiki, Yoshino Tamaki, Miyuki Toubaru

Votes: 20

47. After One Cigarette (1999)

Short, Drama

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Director: Peter Stougaard | Stars: Nobu McCarthy, Brittany Ishibashi, Jim Ishida, Rodney Kageyama

Votes: 5

48. Penguin fûfu no tsukurikata (2012)

90 min | Drama

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Director: Katsutoshi Hirabayashi | Stars: Motoki Fukami, Eiko Koike, Kingone Wang, Hayato Fujiki

Votes: 11

49. I Want to Hear the Wind's Song (1998)

161 min

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A heartwarming, based-on-true-story of how a hearing-impaired couple, Masahiro and Namiko, knew each other, got married and began participating in the Triathlon. The story is told in flashbacks as Namiko awaits childbirth.

Director: Nobuhiko Ôbayashi | Stars: Ryo Amamiya, Narimi Arimori, Bengaru, Yasufumi Hayashi

50. Shikyû no kioku (2007)

115 min | Drama

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17-year old Masato, who was kidnapped as an infant and returned to his parents after 40 days. Masato's father is a dentist and he seem to have everything that he needs... See full synopsis »

Director: Setsurô Wakamatsu | Stars: Yasuko Matsuyuki, Tasuku Emoto, Eriko Nakamura, Yûka Nomura

Votes: 22