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1. Inugami-ke no ichizoku (1976)

146 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

After the death of the Father , His family are gathered to share Inheritances , but suddenly a woman with a mysterious masked man arrive there , claiming to be the other wife of the man ...

Director: Kon Ichikawa | Stars: Kôji Ishizaka, Yôko Shimada, Teruhiko Aoi, Mieko Takamine

Votes: 448

2. Ningen no shômei (1977)

100 min | Crime, Drama

When an American is murdered in a Japanese inn, Tokyo police Detective Munesue follows the trail of the killer to New York City. There he is joined by Detective Shuftan, and together they sort out the crime.

Director: Jun'ya Satô | Stars: George Kennedy, Mariko Okada, Yûsaku Matsuda, Broderick Crawford

Votes: 236

3. Yasei no shômei (1978)

143 min | Crime

A Japanese Warrior leaves the secretive battalion he is apart of. As a skilled soldier, he confronts evil and serves his people.

Director: Jun'ya Satô | Stars: Ken Takakura, Ryôko Nakano, Hiroko Yakushimaru, Rentarô Mikuni

Votes: 132

4. Akuma ga kitarite fue o fuku (1979)

136 min | Mystery

Famous detective Kindaichi investigates a series of mysterious murders revolving around a wealthy family.

Director: Kôsei Saitô | Stars: Toshiyuki Nishida, Isao Natsuyagi, Haruko Wanibuchi, Tomoko Saitô

Votes: 31

6. Kindaichi Kosuke no boken (1979)

113 min | Comedy, Mystery

Kosuke Kindaichi is the most famous detective in Japan. Kindaichi gets a new case to figure out who has beheaded a valuable statue and made off with its head.

Director: Nobuhiko Ôbayashi | Stars: Ikkô Furuya, Kunie Tanaka, Miyoko Akaza, Chiyonosuke Azuma

Votes: 35

7. Yomigaeru kinrô (1979)

131 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Yusaka Matsuda stars as a seemingly run-of-the-mill corporate salary man who leads a double life as a vicious criminal by night. In a delicious scheme of payback, he seeks to dominate the ... See full summary »

Director: Tôru Murakawa | Stars: Yûsaku Matsuda, Jun Fubuki, Kei Satô, Mikio Narita

Votes: 168

8. Sengoku jieitai (1979)

85 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

A squadron of Japanese Self-Defense Force soldiers find themselves transported through time to their country's warring states era, when rival samurai clans were battling to become the ... See full summary »

Director: Kôsei Saitô | Stars: Shin'ichi Chiba, Jun Etô, Moeko Ezawa, Ryô Hayami

Votes: 761

9. Day of Resurrection (1980)

PG | 108 min | Adventure, Drama, Horror

After a virus devastates the global human population, survivors in Antarctica desperately try to find a cure and save the human race.

Director: Kinji Fukasaku | Stars: Masao Kusakari, Tsunehiko Watase, Isao Natsuyagi, Shin'ichi Chiba

Votes: 1,720

10. Yajû shisubeshi (1980)

119 min | Drama, Crime, Action

A journalist steals a gun from a cop after killing him and goes on a spree of robbery and murder.

Director: Tôru Murakawa | Stars: Yûsaku Matsuda, Asami Kobayashi, Yoshirô Aoki, Kai Atô

Votes: 120

13. Samurai Reincarnation (1981)

122 min | Action, Fantasy, Horror

The villain is called Amakusa Shiro Tokaisada. He is actually based on a real christian samurai. The movie was one of the inspirations for the game called 'Samurai Shodown' (actual spelling)

Director: Kinji Fukasaku | Stars: Shin'ichi Chiba, Kenji Sawada, Akiko Kana, Ken Ogata

Votes: 669

14. Nerawareta gakuen (1981)

90 min | Fantasy, Sci-Fi

Mitamura Yuka (Hiroko Yakushimaru) is a normal shy middle school student that has psychic powers. When a new student with similar powers begins to show his skills, by stealing the student ... See full summary »

Director: Nobuhiko Ôbayashi | Stars: Hiroko Yakushimaru, Ryôichi Takayanagi, Miyoko Akaza, Fumi Dan

Votes: 150

19. Kamata kôshinkyoku (1982)

109 min | Comedy, Romance

Aging Kamata movie star "Gin-chan" Ginshiro (Morio Kazama) is filming a story about Samurai in Imperial Japan at the start of the Meiji. Also appearing in the movie, as his antagonist, is ... See full synopsis »

Director: Kinji Fukasaku | Stars: Keiko Matsuzaka, Morio Kazama, Mitsuru Hirata, Chika Takami

Votes: 493

20. Kono ko no nanatsu no oiwai ni (1982)

111 min | Mystery

The palmist "blue-moth (Seiga)" is rumored to manipulate the Japanese political and business from behind. Journalist Omoda had inquired into the "blue-moth" but is killed. Sudo who is ... See full summary »

Director: Yasuzô Masumura | Stars: Shima Iwashita, Jinpachi Nezu, Kyôko Kishida, Shinsuke Ashida

Votes: 29

21. Iga ninpôchô (1982)

R | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

A fortuneteller prophesizes that whoever marries the beautiful Ukio will become the ruler of the world. Naturally, this makes her very popular with those vying for power, particularly the ... See full summary »

Director: Kôsei Saitô | Stars: Hiroyuki Sanada, Noriko Watanabe, Jun Miho, Yuki Kazamatsuri

Votes: 407

23. Harmagedon: Genma taisen (1983)

135 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

A Transylvanian princess, a Japanese high school student and a 2000 year old warrior are selected to be part of a small force of powerful psionic warriors assembled to be the defenders of ... See full summary »

Director: Rintaro | Stars: Tôru Furuya, Mami Koyama, Masako Ikeda, Keiko Han

Votes: 276

25. Toki o kakeru shôjo (1983)

104 min | Romance, Sci-Fi

A high-school girl acquires the ability to time travel.

Director: Nobuhiko Ôbayashi | Stars: Tomoyo Harada, Ryôichi Takayanagi, Toshinori Omi, Toshie Negishi

Votes: 393

26. Tantei monogatari (1983)

111 min | Mystery, Romance

Naomi is a university student who is leaving for the US to study in a week; Shuichi is a washed-up gumshoe who's hired by Naomi's father to bodygard his daughter until she leaves. Shuichi ... See full summary »

Director: Kichitaro Negishi | Stars: Hiroko Yakushimaru, Yûsaku Matsuda, Lisa Akikawa, Chû Arai

Votes: 99

27. Kenya Boy (1984)

109 min | Animation

This cartoon, based on a popular manga (Japanese-style comic), centers on an 11-year-old boy who goes to Africa with his father in 1941. Because he is Japanese, the father is detained by ... See full summary »

Directors: Tetsuo Imazawa, Nobuhiko Ôbayashi | Stars: Tomoyo Harada, Makio Inoue, Eiko Masuyama, Ichirô Nagai

Votes: 78

30. Mein têma (1984)

101 min | Drama, Romance

A former kindergarten teacher has quit her job. One day she meets a magician at the beach and undertake to travel together in his car. She wants to travel to Osaka to meet a man - whose son... See full summary »

Director: Yoshimitsu Morita | Stars: Hiroko Yakushimaru, Kaori Momoi, Hironobu Nomura, Kazuo Zaitsu

Votes: 35

34. Tengoku ni ichiban chikai shima (1984)

102 min | Drama

A high school girl travels to the island of New Caledonia and has magical adventures.

Director: Nobuhiko Ôbayashi | Stars: Miyoko Akaza, Tomoyo Harada, Wakaba Irie, Shigeru Izumiya

Votes: 31

35. W no higeki (1984)

108 min | Drama

Young college student Shizuka is given the opportunity to act in a stage play with professionals. Shizuka is willing to go to great lengths to master this role of a lifetime, but as the ... See full synopsis »

Director: Shin'ichirô Sawai | Stars: Hiroko Yakushimaru, Yoshiko Mita, Masanori Sera, Yumi Kusaka

Votes: 150

36. Bobî ni kubittake (1985)

44 min | Animation, Short, Drama

A teen boy who loves motorcycles finds that pictures of him were printed in a motorcycle magazine. When he gets a letter from a girl his age, he decides to write her back.

Director: Toshio Hirata | Stars: Hironobu Nomura, Jinpachi Nezu, Hiromi Murata, Ryô Horikawa

Votes: 35

37. Kamui no ken (1985)

PG-13 | 132 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

An orphan named Taro killed who Tein-Hei told her was the killer of his family. Taro found out, years later that Tein-Hei is the true killer and the man he killed was his father. Taro's ... See full summary »

Director: Rintaro | Stars: Hiroyuki Sanada, Mami Koyama, Tarô Ishida, Yuriko Yamamoto

Votes: 451

40. Sôshun monogatari (1985)

96 min | Drama, Romance

A university student Hitomi falls in love with a middle-aged man Okawa, who was the lover of her deceased mother. Hitomi's feelings shift back and forth as she is not sure whether it is ... See full summary »

Director: Shin'ichirô Sawai | Stars: Tomoyo Harada, Ryûzô Hayashi, Kunie Tanaka, Saori Yuki

Votes: 38

41. Nidaime wa Christian (1985)

101 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

The story of beautiful Christian Nun, Kyoko (Shihomi) who is the object of affection for two very different men - one the happy-go-lucky Yakuza gangster, Haruhiko (Iwaki Kouchi) who is the ... See full summary »

Director: Kazuyuki Izutsu | Stars: Etsuko Shiomi, Kôichi Iwaki, Akira Emoto, Rino Katase

Votes: 30

44. Hi no tori: Hôô hen (1986)

60 min | Animation, Fantasy

The story of two men - sculptor genius Akanemaru, and former bandit Gao. Discover how the lives of the two men cross repeatedly throughout their lives, how they struggle with their own fate... See full summary »

Director: Rintaro | Stars: Katsunosuke Hori, Masako Ikeda, Toshio Furukawa, Mami Koyama

Votes: 69

45. Toki no tabibito (1986)

91 min | Animation, Fantasy

Time Stranger is the story of a bunch of teenagers getting transported back in time through Japan's history, and getting mixed up with samurai shenanigans.

Director: Mori Masaki | Stars: Keiko Toda, Hiromi Murata, Tadashi Yokouchi, Mitsuo Iwata

Votes: 74

46. Kuroi doresu no onna (1987)

100 min | Crime, Drama

A woman arrives as an acquaintance of a sister in law for a day under the bar master Tamura who had guided Yakuza's escaping.

Director: Yôichi Sai | Stars: Tomoyo Harada, Toshiyuki Nagashima, Hideo Murota, Takashi Fuji

Votes: 9

48. Meikyû monogatari (1987)

50 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy

A trilogy of separate stories. In "Labyrinth labyrinthos", a girl and her cat enter a strange world. In "Running Man", a racer takes on the ultimate opponent. In "Construction Cancellation Order", a man must shut down worker robots.

Directors: Yoshiaki Kawajiri, Rintaro, Katsuhiro Ôtomo | Stars: Hideko Yoshida, Masane Tsukayama, Yû Mizushima, Iemasa Kayumi

Votes: 2,091

49. Bokura no nanoka-kan sensô (1988)

94 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

Junior-high students are restrained by their teachers and parents... One day, they plan a rebellion.

Director: Hiroshi Sugawara | Stars: Rie Miyazawa, Kenichiro Kikuchi, Miho Igarashi, Rika Abiko

Votes: 70

50. Five Star Stories (1989)

65 min | Animation, Action, Fantasy

The Joker five-star system is under Emperor Amaterasu. Mecha pilot Ladios must save his co-pilot, Fatima-class female android Lachesis, from one of many warlords, who oppose Amaterasu.

Director: Kazuo Yamazaki | Star: Ryô Horikawa

Votes: 227