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The Amazing Race
(2001 TV Series)
Multiple teams race around the globe for $1,000,000 to 'amazing' locations. With: Phil Keoghan, Jet McCoy, Cord McCoy Action | Adventure | Game-Show | Reality-TV 60 mins.
The Amazing Race
(2001 TV Series)
Episode: It's a Great Place to Become Millionaires (2012) The four remaining teams travel from Vypin, India to Osaka, Japan. As they close in on the finish of the race... Dir: Bertram van Munster With: Phil Keoghan, Rachel Brown, Dave Brown Jr. Action | Adventure | Game-Show | Reality-TV 60 mins.
The Amazing Race
(2001 TV Series)
Episode: Sorry, Guys, I'm Not Happy to See You (2008) The four teams travel from Osaka, Japan to Taipei, Taiwan. One person celebrates their birthday on this leg, but the only present she wants is a place in the final three. Dir: Bertram van Munster With: Phil Keoghan, Marianna Ruiz, Julia Ruiz Action | Adventure | Game-Show | Reality-TV 60 mins.
The Amazing Race
(2001 TV Series)
Episode: I Just Hope He Doesn't Croak on Us (2008) The four remaining teams travel from Mumbai, India to Osaka, Japan. One person becomes physically exhausted and unable to perform the Road Block... Dir: Bertram van Munster With: Phil Keoghan, Marianna Ruiz, Julia Ruiz Action | Adventure | Game-Show | Reality-TV 60 mins.
Two New York cops get involved in a gang war between members of the Yakuza, the Japanese Mafia. They... Dir: Ridley Scott With: Michael Douglas, Andy Garcia, Ken Takakura Action | Crime | Thriller 125 mins.
A psychologist is sent to a station orbiting a distant planet in order to discover what has caused the crew to go insane. Dir: Andrei Tarkovsky With: Natalya Bondarchuk, Donatas Banionis, Jüri Järvet Drama | Sci-Fi 167 mins.
A futuristic love story set in a world where emotions have been eradicated. Dir: Drake Doremus With: Kristen Stewart, Nicholas Hoult, Guy Pearce Drama | Sci-Fi
Tora! Tora! Tora!
A dramatization of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and the series of American blunders that allowed it to happen. Dir: Richard Fleischer, Kinji Fukasaku With: Martin Balsam, Sô Yamamura, Jason Robards Action | Adventure | Drama | History | War 144 mins.
Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations
(2005 TV Series)
Episode: Tokyo (2008) Anthony Bourdain is off to Tokyo in search of the perfect sushi and a knife. With: Anthony Bourdain, Kunio Aihara, Alex Bennett Documentary 60 mins.
Rurôni Kenshin: Meiji kenkaku roman tan
In 1868, after the end of the Bakumatsu war, the former assassin Kenshin Himura promises to defend those in need without killing... Dir: Keishi Ohtomo With: Takeru Satô, Emi Takei, Yû Aoi Action | Drama | History 134 mins.
Mobile Suit Gundam Wing
(2000 TV Series)
A squadron of giant robot pilots of a beleaguered Earth colony bring the war to their oppressive home planet. With: Mark Hildreth, Brad Swaile, Ted Cole Animation | Action | Adventure | Drama | Romance | Sci-Fi 30 mins.
When the Last Sword is Drawn
Kanichiro Yoshimura is a Samurai and Family man who can no longer support his wife and children on the... Dir: Yôjirô Takita With: Kiichi Nakai, Kôichi Satô, Yui Natsukawa Drama 143 mins.
Wild Things with Dominic Monaghan
(2012 TV Series)
Episode: Giant Salamander (2014) Dominic faces one of his most challenging missions ever when he travels to the Land of the Rising Sun in pursuit of the giant Japanese salamander... Dir: Paul Kilback With: Dominic Monaghan Documentary 60 mins.
House Hunters International
(2006 TV Series)
Episode: Fitting Into Osaka, Japan (2013) Home hunters and their realtors check out all sorts of architectural styles and work through the idiosyncrasies of buying real estate in other countries. With: Suzanne Whang, Christine Dickert, Court Dickert Reality-TV 30 mins.
Parasyte: Part 1
The humanity is suffering from murders all over the globe, called "Mincemeat murders". High school student, Izumi Shinichi has a parasite living off him, having replaced his right hand, and he might be the discoverer of truth. Dir: Takashi Yamazaki With: Shôta Sometani, Eri Fukatsu, Ai Hashimoto Horror | Sci-Fi 109 mins.
Harry Kilmer returns to Japan after several years in order to rescue his friend George's kidnapped daughter... Dir: Sydney Pollack With: Robert Mitchum, Ken Takakura, Brian Keith Action | Crime | Drama | Thriller 112 mins.
The Last Voyage
After a boiler explosion aboard an aging ocean liner, a man struggles to free his injured wife from the wreckage of their cabin and ensure the safety of their four-year-old daughter as the ship begins to sink. Dir: Andrew L. Stone With: Robert Stack, Dorothy Malone, George Sanders Drama 91 mins.
Love and Honor
A look at the relationship between a young blind samurai (Kimura) and his wife, who will make a sacrifice in order to defend her husband's honor. Dir: Yôji Yamada With: Takuya Kimura, Rei Dan, Mitsugorô Bandô Drama | Romance 121 mins.
This movie is based on the second and fourth cases in the popular video game Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney... Dir: Takashi Miike With: Hiroki Narimiya, Takumi Saitô, Mirei Kiritani Comedy | Crime | Drama | Mystery | Thriller 135 mins.
Hit So Hard
A documentary that follows Hole drummer Patty Schemel as she struggles with fame and addiction. Dir: P. David Ebersole With: Patty Schemel, Courtney Love, Eric Erlandson Documentary | Biography | Music 103 mins.
(2002 TV Series)
Episode: Nippon (2009) Two backpackers travel through Asia and America. Dir: Tuomas Milonoff With: Riku Rantala, Tuomas Milonoff Documentary 40 mins.
The Makioka Sisters
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.
Parasyte: Part 2
Dir: Takashi Yamazaki With: Shôta Sometani, Eri Fukatsu, Ai Hashimoto Horror | Sci-Fi
The Great Happiness Space: Tale of an Osaka Love Thief
Welcome to The Great Happiness Space: Rakkyo Café. The club's owner, Issei (22), has a staff of twenty... Dir: Jake Clennell Documentary 76 mins.
Last Life in the Universe
A suicidal, obsessively compulsive Japanese librarian is forced to lie low in Thailand with a pot-smoking woman coping with the recent loss of her sister. Dir: Pen-Ek Ratanaruang With: Tadanobu Asano, Sinitta Boonyasak, Takashi Miike Comedy | Drama | Romance 112 mins.
A prison officer hands in his resignation after his wife's death, to drive to the port where she wants her ashes scattered at sea. Dir: Yasuo Furuhata With: Ken Takakura, Yûko Tanaka, Kôichi Satô Drama 110 mins.
Gamera vs. Monster X
When an ancient statue is moved for display in Expo '70, a giant, vaguely Triceratops-like monster is released. The monster goes to Japan in pursuit of the statue and ends up battling Gamera, the giant flying turtle. Dir: Noriaki Yuasa With: Tsutomu Takakuwa, Kelly Varis, Katherine Murphy Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi 83 mins.
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.
The evolution of electronic music and its many genres. How the wide range of styles and scenes formed through experimentations on sound formation. Dir: Iara Lee With: Arthur Baker, Afrika Bambaataa, Carl Cox Documentary | Music 75 mins.
Flight from Ashiya
A helicopter rescue team tries to save the survivors of a shipwreck off the coast of Japan during a raging typhoon. Dir: Michael Anderson With: Yul Brynner, Richard Widmark, George Chakiris Adventure | Romance | Drama | War 100 mins.
Meeting People Is Easy
An entertaining "rockumentary" about Radiohead that shows some of the tedium of being a rock star, as well as some of the fun stuff. Dir: Grant Gee With: Radiohead, Thom Yorke, Jonny Greenwood Documentary | Music 99 mins.
Michiyo lives in the small place Osaka and is not happy with her marriage, all she does is cook and clean for her husband. Dir: Mikio Naruse With: Ken Uehara, Setsuko Hara, Yukiko Shimazaki Drama 97 mins.
The Castle of Sand
Dir: Yoshitarô Nomura With: Tetsurô Tanba, Gô Katô, Kensaku Morita Crime | Mystery | Thriller 143 mins.
Yoru no onnatachi
A mistress of a drug dealer in post-war Japan is shocked when she discovers that he is having an affair with her sister. Dir: Kenji Mizoguchi With: Kinuyo Tanaka, Sanae Takasugi, Tomie Tsunoda Drama 75 mins.
Dir: Nobuhiro Yamashita With: Subaru Shibutani, Sarina Suzuki, Katsumi Kawahara Comedy | Drama
(2005 TV Series)
Filip and Fredrik travels the world for different experiences but often ends up in rather odd places. From water-skiing in Greenland to extreme sports in New Zealand. Dir: Pål Hollender With: Filip Hammar, Fredrik Wikingsson, Ulf Elfving Adventure | Comedy 60 mins.
Coco, a Beijing modern girl wants to spend a romantic and fancy Christmas vacation in Osaka. However... Dir: Kah-Wai Lim With: Shi Ka, Tomonaga Koumei, Ogawa Takeru Drama 93 mins.
The Path Beyond Thought
This documentary shows footage taken from Seagal Senseis days in Japan at the Tenshin Dojo in Osaka... Dir: Binh Dang With: Steven Seagal, Binh Dang, Larry Reynosa Documentary 55 mins.
I'm Only Looking: The Best of INXS
Dir: Paul Boyd, Hamish Cameron With: Michael Hutchence, Garry Beers, Ray Charles Documentary | Music 240 mins.
Astro Zombies: M4 - Invaders from Cyberspace
Mutant hordes are sent to annihilate mankind. Dir: Ted V. Mikels With: Sean Morelli, Jaime Preston Lynch, Ted V. Mikels Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi
Two boys, whose parents ply their trade by the mouth of a muddy river in Osaka, become close friends... Dir: Kôhei Oguri With: Takahiro Tamura, Mariko Kaga, Nobutaka Asahara Drama 105 mins.
(1971 TV Series)
A grasshopper-like, motorcycle-riding cyborg (joined by another one later in the show) fights the evil organization that transformed him for their evil deeds. Dir: Shôtarô Ishinomori, Hideyuki Kimura With: Takeshi Sasaki, Akiji Kobayashi, Chieko Morikawa Action | Adventure | Drama | Horror | Sci-Fi 30 mins.
Village of Eight Gravestones
The heir to a family fortune discovers that a curse has been placed on it, put there centuries before by a band of samurai warriors. Dir: Yoshitarô Nomura With: Ken'ichi Hagiwara, Mayumi Ogawa, Tsutomu Yamazaki Horror | Mystery | Thriller 151 mins.
World Roaming Bachelor
MGR prances the world trying to find a secret energy formula before villains do. Dir: M.G. Ramachandran With: S.A. Ashokan, Latha, Manjula 184 mins.
The Zen of Bobby V
The Zen of Bobby V focuses on former MLB manager Bobby Valentine and his current job managing the Chiba Lotte Marines in Japan... Dir: Andrew Jenks, Jonah Quickmire Pettigrew With: Benny Agbayani, Trey Hillman, Michael Kay Documentary | Sport 86 mins.
Plug & Pray
Will man go beyond biology? It's an age-old dream to create intelligent machines that equal their human creators... Dir: Jens Schanze With: Joseph Weizenbaum, Raymond Kurzweil, Hiroshi Ishiguro Documentary | Sci-Fi 90 mins.
(1961 TV Series)
Episode: Circus from Osaka (1964) Don Ameche hosted this variety show that featured performers from Europe. With: Don Ameche 60 mins.
Lock and Roll Forever
Dir: Chris Grismer With: Lucas Grabeel, Ike Barinholtz, Taylor Negron Comedy
Dir: Yoshihiko Matsui With: Toshihiko Hino, Simon Kumai, Yukiko Murata Drama 150 mins.
A documentary highlighting some of the oddest, strangest and more grotesque examples of human behavior... Dir: Gianni Proia With: George Sanders, Laura Betti, Léo Campion Documentary 100 mins.