With Art Theatre Guild (ATG) (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Citizen Kane (1941)

PG | 119 min | Drama, Mystery

8.3
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100 Metascore

Following the death of publishing tycoon Charles Foster Kane, reporters scramble to uncover the meaning of his final utterance; 'Rosebud'.

Director: Orson Welles | Stars: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Dorothy Comingore, Agnes Moorehead

Votes: 425,694 | Gross: $1.59M

2. (1963)

Not Rated | 138 min | Drama

8.0
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91 Metascore

A harried movie director retreats into his memories and fantasies.

Director: Federico Fellini | Stars: Marcello Mastroianni, Anouk Aimée, Claudia Cardinale, Sandra Milo

Votes: 114,365 | Gross: $0.05M

3. The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (1972)

PG | 102 min | Comedy

7.9
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93 Metascore

A surreal, virtually plotless series of dreams centered around six middle-class people and their consistently interrupted attempts to have a meal together.

Director: Luis Buñuel | Stars: Fernando Rey, Delphine Seyrig, Paul Frankeur, Bulle Ogier

Votes: 41,399 | Gross: $0.20M

4. Alphaville (1965)

Not Rated | 99 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.1
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A U.S. secret agent is sent to the distant space city of Alphaville where he must find a missing person and free the city from its tyrannical ruler.

Director: Jean-Luc Godard | Stars: Eddie Constantine, Anna Karina, Akim Tamiroff, Valérie Boisgel

Votes: 24,381 | Gross: $0.05M

5. Funeral Parade of Roses (1969)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama

7.9
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The trials and tribulations of Eddie and other transvestites in Japan.

Director: Toshio Matsumoto | Stars: Pîtâ, Osamu Ogasawara, Yoshimi Jô, Koichi Nakamura

Votes: 5,715

6. This Sporting Life (1963)

Not Rated | 134 min | Drama, Sport

7.6
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Despite success on the field, a rising rugby star senses the emerging emptiness of his life as his inner angst begins to materialize through aggression and brutality, so he attempts to woo his landlady in hopes of finding reason to live.

Director: Lindsay Anderson | Stars: Richard Harris, Rachel Roberts, Alan Badel, William Hartnell

Votes: 6,359

7. Pastoral: To Die in the Country (1974)

104 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.8
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A young boys' coming of age tale set in a strange, carnivalesque village becomes the recreation of a memory that the director has twenty years later.

Director: Shûji Terayama | Stars: Kaoru Yachigusa, Keiko Niitaka, Masumi Harukawa, Kan Mikami

Votes: 1,756

8. Advise & Consent (1962)

Not Rated | 139 min | Drama, Thriller

7.7
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The polarizing search for a new Secretary of State has far-reaching consequences.

Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: Franchot Tone, Lew Ayres, Henry Fonda, Walter Pidgeon

Votes: 6,926

9. Throw Away Your Books, Rally in the Streets (1971)

137 min | Drama, Music

7.8
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An angst-ridden teen dealing with his dysfunctional family hits the streets. The story is inter-cut with various psychedelic, energetic vignettes.

Director: Shûji Terayama | Stars: Eimei Sasaki, Masahiro Saito, Yukiko Kobayashi, Fudeko Tanaka

Votes: 1,812

10. The Trial of Joan of Arc (1962)

65 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.5
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A Joan of Arc's trial reconstruction concerning her imprisonment, interrogation and final execution at the hands of the English. Filmed in a spare, low-key fashion.

Director: Robert Bresson | Stars: Florence Delay, Jean-Claude Fourneau, Roger Honorat, Marc Jacquier

Votes: 4,653

11. Demons (1971)

134 min | Drama, Horror

8.0
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After being robbed by a geisha, a ronin warrior carves a bloody path to seek revenge.

Director: Toshio Matsumoto | Stars: Katsuo Nakamura, Juro Kara, Yasuko Sanjo, Masao Imafuku

Votes: 2,086

12. Typhoon Club (1985)

115 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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The movie takes place in the five-day period before, during and after a ferocious, seemingly liberating typhoon, which several students endure while marooned in their school gymnasium.

Director: Shinji Sômai | Stars: Yuichi Mikami, Yûki Kudô, Tomokazu Miura, Shigeru Benibayashi

Votes: 589

13. The Liberation of L.B. Jones (1970)

R | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.8
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A gloomy vision of the possibility of decent relations between whites and blacks anywhere, including the South. Undertaker L.B. Jones, the richest black man in his county of Tennessee, is ... See full summary »

Director: William Wyler | Stars: Lee J. Cobb, Anthony Zerbe, Roscoe Lee Browne, Lola Falana

Votes: 861

14. Muriel (1963)

Not Rated | 115 min | Drama

7.3
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In the seaside town of Boulogne, no one seems to be able to cope with their past, least of all Hélène, an antique furniture saleswoman, her stepson Bernard, and her former lover Alphonse.

Director: Alain Resnais | Stars: Delphine Seyrig, Jean-Pierre Kérien, Nita Klein, Jean-Baptiste Thiérrée

Votes: 3,036

15. Eros + Massacre (1969)

Not Rated | 216 min | Biography, Drama

7.7
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Two interwoven stories. The first is a biography of anarchist Sakae Osugi which follows his relationship with three women in the 1920s. The second centers around two 1960s' students researching Osugi's theories.

Director: Yoshishige Yoshida | Stars: Mariko Okada, Toshiyuki Hosokawa, Yûko Kusunoki, Kazuko Inano

Votes: 2,078

16. This Transient Life (1970)

Not Rated | 143 min | Drama

7.7
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Near a remote Buddhist monastery, a young man falls in love with his sister and gets her pregnant. After a monk finds out, the young man becomes an assistant to a master sculptor, only to proceed to complicate matters with his affairs.

Director: Akio Jissôji | Stars: Michiko Tsukasa, Ryô Tamura, Eiji Okada, Isao Sasaki

Votes: 1,023

17. Testament of Orpheus (1960)

Not Rated | 79 min | Biography, Fantasy

7.3
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The Poet looks back over his life and work, recalling his inspirations and obsessions.

Director: Jean Cocteau | Stars: Jean Cocteau, Françoise Arnoul, Claudine Auger, Charles Aznavour

Votes: 3,203

18. Death by Hanging (1968)

Not Rated | 117 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.6
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A Korean man is sentenced to death by hanging, but he survives the execution. For the following two hours, his executioners try to work out how to handle the situation in this black farce.

Director: Nagisa Ôshima | Stars: Kei Satô, Do-yun Yu, Fumio Watanabe, Hôsei Komatsu

Votes: 2,641

19. The Ceremony (1971)

123 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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Upon receiving a shocking telegram from his cousin, a man recounts his early life, as a member of a broad family full of dark secrets that slowly reveal themselves through the clan ceremonies.

Director: Nagisa Ôshima | Stars: Kenzô Kawarasaki, Atsuko Kaku, Atsuo Nakamura, Kiyoshi Tsuchiya

Votes: 1,044

20. The War Is Over (1966)

121 min | Drama, War

7.4
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A middle-aged political activist tries to dissuade his young followers from taking radical action.

Director: Alain Resnais | Stars: Yves Montand, Ingrid Thulin, Geneviève Bujold, Jean Dasté

Votes: 2,181

21. Boy (1969)

97 min | Drama

7.5
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A young boy reluctantly aids his swindling father in a threatening scam.

Director: Nagisa Ôshima | Stars: Fumio Watanabe, Akiko Koyama, Toshi Amatsu, Tsuyoshi Kinoshita

Votes: 1,564

22. Double Suicide (1969)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama

7.7
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A doomed love between a paper merchant and a courtesan.

Director: Masahiro Shinoda | Stars: Kichiemon Nakamura, Shima Iwashita, Shizue Kawarazaki, Tokie Hidari

Votes: 2,250

23. Diamonds of the Night (1964)

Not Rated | 67 min | Drama, War

7.4
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Two Jewish boys escape from a train transporting them from one concentration camp to another. The film goes beyond the themes of war and anti-Nazism and concerns itself with man's struggle to preserve human dignity.

Director: Jan Nemec | Stars: Ladislav Jánsky, Antonín Kumbera, Ilse Bischofova, Jan Riha

Votes: 2,372

24. Ningyo densetsu (1984)

110 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

6.7
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Woman is avenging the death of her husband in this slightly supernatural drama.

Director: Toshiharu Ikeda | Stars: Mari Shirato, Kentarô Shimizu, Jun Etô, Seiji Miyaguchi

Votes: 196

25. Farewell to the Ark (1984)

127 min | Fantasy, Mystery, Romance

7.3
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A surreal, isolated village sees its inhabitants gradually leave behind their mutual traditions and superstitions as they leave for the city. Among them are two cousins who love each other and who get into a quarrel with other villagers.

Director: Shûji Terayama | Stars: Tsutomu Yamazaki, Mayumi Ogawa, Yoshio Harada, Yôko Takahashi

Votes: 496

26. Nanami: The Inferno of First Love (1968)

X | 87 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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A teenage goldsmith with a dark past tragically falls in love with a young nude model.

Director: Susumu Hani | Stars: Haruo Asanu, Kazuko Fukuda, Kuniko Ishii, Ichirô Kimura

Votes: 803

27. Mother Joan of the Angels (1961)

110 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.6
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A priest is sent to a small parish in the Polish countryside which is believed to be under demonic possession and there he finds his own temptations awaiting.

Director: Jerzy Kawalerowicz | Stars: Lucyna Winnicka, Mieczyslaw Voit, Anna Ciepielewska, Maria Chwalibóg

Votes: 3,142

28. Patriotism (1966)

Not Rated | 30 min | Drama, Short

7.5
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A Noh dramatization of the suicides of Lt. Shinji Takeyama and his wife Reiko. After participating in a failed 1936 coup and being ordered to execute his friends, he bids his wife an intimate farewell and commits harakiri.

Director: Yukio Mishima | Stars: Yukio Mishima, Yoshiko Tsuruoka

Votes: 1,758

29. Emperor Tomato Ketchup (1971)

72 min | Drama

6.1
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A subversive short film from director Shuuji Terayama.

Director: Shûji Terayama | Stars: Goro Abashiri, Tarô Apollo, Shiro Demaemochi, Mitsufumi Hashimoto

Votes: 671

30. Heroic Purgatory (1970)

Not Rated | 118 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.1
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An engineer's wife returns home with a lost teenager. A man posing as her dad tries to get her back, causing the engineer to recall his youth as a revolutionary, obscured by dreamlike disruptions of time and space, fantasy and reality.

Director: Yoshishige Yoshida | Stars: Mariko Okada, Kaizo Kamoda, Kazumi Tsutsui, Naho Kimura

Votes: 688

31. The Funeral (1984)

124 min | Comedy

7.1
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At the beginning of the film the father-in-law of the protagonist dies unexpectedly of a heart attack. The remainder of the film is episodic, moving from one incident to another over the ... See full summary »

Director: Jûzô Itami | Stars: Tsutomu Yamazaki, Nobuko Miyamoto, Kin Sugai, Hideji Ôtaki

Votes: 1,227

32. Seibo Kannon daibosatsu (1977)

90 min | Drama

6.5
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Eros Eterna tells the story of a legendary immortal nun who wanders around encountering several people of various conditions.

Director: Kôji Wakamatsu | Stars: Eiko Matsuda, Osamu Sakuta, Atsuko Asano, Keizô Kanie

Votes: 43

33. The Family Game (1983)

107 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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A sendup of the stereo-typical Japanese family: dad is a salaryman jerk, unable to relate to anyone; mom is a hopeless housewife; the older son is a moderate academic success; but the ... See full summary »

Director: Yoshimitsu Morita | Stars: Yûsaku Matsuda, Jûzô Itami, Saori Yuki, Ichirôta Miyakawa

Votes: 910

34. Mandara (1971)

Not Rated | 132 min | Drama

6.7
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Two student couples stumble upon a cult dedicated to promoting the primordial human state through rape and agriculture.

Director: Akio Jissôji | Stars: Kôji Shimizu, Akiko Mori, Ryô Tamura, Hiroko Sakurai

Votes: 368

35. The Man Who Put His Will on Film (1970)

94 min | Drama

7.0
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A metaphysical mystery involving a university student's camera getting stolen, and the thief then committing suicide. Looking back upon the event, the situation comes to be questioned if it happened at all.

Director: Nagisa Ôshima | Stars: Kazuo Goto, Sukio Fukuoka, Kenichi Fukuda, Hiroshi Isogai

Votes: 653

36. Ecstasy of the Angels (1972)

89 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

6.4
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The movie focuses on the actions of a revolutionary movement.

Director: Kôji Wakamatsu | Stars: Ken Yoshizawa, Rie Yokoyama, Yuki Aresa, Masao Adachi

Votes: 978

37. The Crazy Family (1984)

106 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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After moving into a new house, a family starts acting crazier and crazier.

Director: Gakuryû Ishii | Stars: Katsuya Kobayashi, Mitsuko Baishô, Yoshiki Arizono, Yûki Kudô

Votes: 833

38. Himiko (1974)

100 min | Drama, Fantasy, History

7.1
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A freestyle, imagined telling of the life of shaman queen Himiko, who falls in love with her half-brother, making her powers weaken thus putting her position to risk.

Director: Masahiro Shinoda | Stars: Shima Iwashita, Masao Kusakari, Rie Yokoyama, Chôichirô Kawarasaki

Votes: 528

39. I Are You, You Am Me (1982)

113 min | Comedy

7.0
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9th-graders Kazuo (boy) and Kazumi (girl) take a tumble at a temple in a small seacoast town in Japan. Through supernatural intervention, their minds and bodies are switched, and the result... See full summary »

Director: Nobuhiko Ôbayashi | Stars: Satomi Kobayashi, Toshinori Omi, Makoto Satô, Sayuri Ishibashi

Votes: 431

40. The Strangling (1979)

116 min | Drama

6.3
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The men who surround and torment the young protagonist (demanding teacher, owner of the company that rapes his own daughter, despotic and uncompromising father) are opposed to women (victims of men) as embodiment of salvation.

Director: Kaneto Shindô | Stars: Kô Nishimura, Nobuko Otowa, Tsutomu Kariba, Akemi Negishi

Votes: 78

41. Poem (1972)

Not Rated | 119 min | Drama

7.0
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As a faithful young houseboy fully devotes himself to his spiritual duty, his teacher plans turning over his grandfather's mountain property to realtors for profit.

Director: Akio Jissôji | Stars: Shin Kishida, Hiroko Sakurai, Saburô Shinoda, Ryô Tamura

Votes: 265

42. Distant Thunder (1981)

135 min | Drama

7.0
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Urban sprawl and corrupt materialism have a devastating effect on farming families near Tokyo.

Director: Kichitaro Negishi | Stars: Toshiyuki Nagashima, Johnny Ohkura, Eri Ishida, Rie Yokoyama

Votes: 106

43. Hear the Song of the Wind (1982)

98 min | Drama

6.8
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A student travels back to Kobe for the summer. Once there, he meets his friend Rat, hangs on the usual place, listening to the Beach Boys and meets a mysterious twin girl.

Director: Kazuki Ohmori | Stars: Kaoru Kobayashi, Kimie Shingyôji, Kai Atô, Masato Furuoya

Votes: 95

44. Coup d'Etat (1973)

Not Rated | 110 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.8
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A freestyle biopic of Ikki Kita, the ultranationalist intellectual whose ideas inspired the failed military coup in 1936.

Director: Yoshishige Yoshida | Stars: Rentarô Mikuni, Yasuo Miyake, Akiko Kurano, Tadahiko Sugano

Votes: 456

45. Diary of a Shinjuku Thief (1969)

96 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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Story of a bookstore thief named Birdey who is led through various adventures in Tokyo's Shinjuku district by salesgirl Umeko.

Director: Nagisa Ôshima | Stars: Tadanori Yokoo, Rie Yokoyama, Moichi Tanabe, Tetsu Takahashi

Votes: 724

46. The Human Bullet (1968)

116 min | Drama, War

7.3
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During World War II, a Japanese soldier finds himself assigned to a kamikaze mission against a U.S. battleship.

Director: Kihachi Okamoto | Stars: Minori Terada, Naoko Ôtani, Yûnosuke Itô, Shinsuke Achiwa

Votes: 401

47. A Man Vanishes (1967)

130 min | Documentary

7.2
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92 Metascore

Plastics salesman Oshima disappeared without a word to anyone, and has been missing for two years. Shohei Imamura and his crew follow Oshima's fiancé Yoshie and actor Shigeru Tsuyuguchi as they investigate the disappearance.

Director: Shohei Imamura | Stars: Yoshie Hayakawa, Shohei Imamura, Shigeru Tsuyuguchi

Votes: 726

48. Bound for the Fields, the Mountains, and the Seacoast (1986)

135 min | Comedy, Fantasy

6.9
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Summer 1937 Japan begins a war with China. Militaristic moods are growing in the country. A group of Japanese schoolchildren do not understand the militaristic hysteria of adults.

Director: Nobuhiko Ôbayashi | Stars: Saburô Bôya, Izumi Hara, Yasufumi Hayashi, Wakaba Irie

Votes: 172

49. The Strange Tale of Oyuki (1992)

116 min | Drama

7.0
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The film tells the story of Japanese writer Kafu Nagai (1879-1959), a man about sixty with a huge reputation of seducer who falls madly in love for a young geisha named Oyuki. Meticulous ... See full summary »

Director: Kaneto Shindô | Stars: Masahiko Tsugawa, Yuki Sumida, Kazuyo Asari, Jun Hamamura

Votes: 155

50. Temple of the Golden Pavillion (1976)

109 min | Drama

6.9
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"Temple of the Golden Pavillion" - About the psychological decline of a novice Buddhist monk. After the death of his father, the stammering Goichi Mizoguchi seeks succour and loftier ... See full summary »

Director: Yôichi Takabayashi | Stars: Saburô Shinoda, Toshio Shiba, Katsuhiko Yokomitsu, Yoshie Shimamura

Votes: 50


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