With Yoshimoto Kogyo Company (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Lost in Translation (2003)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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91 Metascore

A faded movie star and a neglected young woman form an unlikely bond after crossing paths in Tokyo.

Director: Sofia Coppola | Stars: Bill Murray, Scarlett Johansson, Giovanni Ribisi, Anna Faris

Votes: 475,019 | Gross: $44.59M

2. Macbeth (I) (2015)

R | 113 min | Drama, History, War

6.6
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71 Metascore

Macbeth, the Thane of Glamis, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders his king and takes the throne for himself.

Director: Justin Kurzel | Stars: Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard, Jack Madigan, Frank Madigan

Votes: 58,682 | Gross: $1.11M

3. R100 (2013)

Unrated | 99 min | Comedy, Drama

5.9
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57 Metascore

A man in search of joy hires a bondage club to have dominatrices surprise him at random times.

Director: Hitoshi Matsumoto | Stars: Nao Ômori, Mao Daichi, Shinobu Terajima, Hairi Katagiri

Votes: 2,826 | Gross: $0.02M

4. Poupelle of Chimney Town (2020)

PG | 100 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

6.4
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66 Metascore

A factory town is covered by chimney smoke, and as the townspeople haven't see the sky in centuries, they no longer believe that stars exist. A chimney sweep and a friendly monster named Poupelle decide to prove that stars are real.

Director: Yûsuke Hirota | Stars: Masataka Kubota, Mana Ashida, Shingo Fujimori, Rina Honizumi

Votes: 583

5. Symbol (2009)

Not Rated | 93 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery

6.9
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A man wakes up in a white room empty other than buttons on the walls, he must find out which button to push to get what he wants.

Director: Hitoshi Matsumoto | Stars: Hitoshi Matsumoto, David Quintero, Luis Accinelli, Lilian Tapia

Votes: 4,249

6. Big Man Japan (2007)

PG-13 | 113 min | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.2
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62 Metascore

An eccentric man living alone in a decrepit house in Tokyo periodically transforms into a 100-foot tall giant in order to defend Japan against similarly sized monsters.

Director: Hitoshi Matsumoto | Stars: Hitoshi Matsumoto, Riki Takeuchi, Ua, Ryunosuke Kamiki

Votes: 3,926 | Gross: $0.04M

7. Goemon (2009)

128 min | Action, Drama, History

6.6
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Based on a Japanese folk legend that echoes the tale of Robin Hood, this ninja thriller follows the exploits of Goemon Ishikawa (Yôsuke Eguchi), who leaves his fighting clan after its chief... See full summary »

Director: Kazuaki Kiriya | Stars: Yôsuke Eguchi, Takao Osawa, Ryôko Hirosue, Jun Kaname

Votes: 5,507

8. Fortune Favors Lady Nikuko (2021)

Not Rated | 97 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

6.8
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68 Metascore

The story of a mother and daughter and their lives aboard a boat in a fishing town.

Director: Ayumu Watanabe | Stars: Shinobu Ôtake, Cocomi, Natsuki Hanae, Ikuji Nakamura

Votes: 814

9. Last One Standing (I) (2022– )

TV-MA | 35 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.4
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They're comedians starring in a thrilling drama, but if their jokes don't land in the unscripted scenes, they're off the show. Let the mayhem begin.

Stars: Daigo Yamamoto, Hikaru Takahashi, Gekidan Hitori, Shiori Satô

Votes: 112

10. Violence Voyager (2018)

83 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.7
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Following an end-of-term school ceremony, the American boy Bobby decides to go with his friend Akkun into the mountains outside their village, to a place perfect for a secret base. On the ... See full summary »

Director: Ujicha | Stars: Saki Fujita, Kellen Goff, Nao Hanai, Derek Petropolis

Votes: 409

11. Kei×Yaku: Dangerous Partners (2022– )

45 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.3
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Years ago, the disappearance of a senior investigator goes unsolved and the file closed. Renewed interest in the case leads to rookie investigator Kinoshita Ichiro to suspect gang-leader Hanabusa Shiro, beginning their odd relationship.

Stars: Nobuyuki Suzuki, Atsuhiro Inukai, Chiaki Kuriyama, Yoshimi Tokui

Votes: 154

12. Funny or Spank: High School for 24 Hours (2012 TV Special)

300 min | Comedy, Reality-TV

8.1
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Five comedians are faced with a game of no laughing in a teacher theme. Laughing earns a punishment of which other comedians appear to deliberately make them laugh.

Stars: Hitoshi Matsumoto, Masatoshi Hamada, Shôzô Endô, Naoki Tanaka

Votes: 22

13. Among the Dead

Horror | Pre-production

As the rest of the world finds its equilibrium in the aftermath of an undead apocalypse, one emotionally unstable man abandons friends and family to go live among the few remaining zombies before they're all gone.

Director: Hiroshi Shinagawa

14. Scabbard Samurai (2010)

Not Rated | 103 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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A captured masterless samurai has 30 days to make a grieving boy prince smile, or he must commit seppuku.

Director: Hitoshi Matsumoto | Stars: Takaaki Nomi, Sea Kumada, Itsuji Itao, Tokio Emoto

Votes: 1,182

15. Deadman Inferno (2015)

108 min | Action, Horror

5.5
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A member of the yakuza exits prison determined to make good with the one friend he has and he's immediately challenged by an unnatural disaster on a nearby island. The friend's daughter was... See full summary »

Director: Hiroshi Shinagawa | Stars: Shô Aikawa, Han'nya, Masamune Hori, Kunihiro Kawashima

Votes: 198

16. Drop (2009)

TV-MA | 122 min | Action, Comedy

6.4
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After dropping out of private school, Hiroshi enrolls at a public school and falls in with a pack of unruly thugs. He loves the reckless partying, smoking and boozing - but can he hang when... See full summary »

Director: Hiroshi Shinagawa | Stars: Hiroki Narimiya, Hiro Mizushima, Yuika Motokariya, Yusuke Kamiji

Votes: 338

17. Desert Moon (2001)

131 min | Drama

6.1
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Nagai, a software industry expert is an absolute slave to his work. It is no wonder that his personal life is a complete mess. His wife and daughter left him but he has kept a camera with him to preserve their memory.

Director: Shinji Aoyama | Stars: Hiroshi Mikami, Maho Toyota, Shûji Kashiwabara, Yukiko Ikari

Votes: 224

18. Restart (2021)

100 min | Drama

5.6
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Director: Hiroshi Shinagawa | Stars: Yuri Asakura, Emily, Shunsuke Fujii, Ryûichi Kosugi

Votes: 9

19. Young Thugs: Innocent Blood (1997)

108 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

6.5
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A group of high school graduates transition into adulthood in a dangerous and violent town in Japan.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Takeshi Caesar, Seiji Chihara, Noriko Eguchi, Moeko Ezawa

Votes: 425

20. My Sweet Grappa Remedies (2019)

107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.5
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Akiko Ohku's film follows Yoshiko as she enjoys life's simple pleasures - riding her beloved bike, indulging in a drink or two in the evening - as she narrates her thoughts through a hypnotic internal monologue.

Director: Akiko Ôku | Stars: Yasuko Matsuyuki, Haru Kuroki, Hiroya Shimizu, Kanji Furutachi

Votes: 256

21. Self-Bondage: All Tied Up with My Own Rope (2013)

106 min | Drama

6.4
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Director: Naoto Takenaka | Stars: Kaoru Hirata, Masanobu Andô, Yûji Ayabe, Guin Poon Chaw

Votes: 15

22. Ashita ga aru sa (2001– )

48 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
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A decade of economic slump has certainly taken their toll on corporate Japan, and no one group more so than the white collar workers that laden Japan Inc. For Toaru Corporation, a large ... See full summary »

Stars: Moeki Tsuruoka, Emi Yamamoto, Vincent Giry, Ryuichi Isozaki

Votes: 20

23. Jellyfish (2013)

91 min | Comedy, Drama

4.3
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A film about adolescent girls who are amorous yet poisonous with a painful sting just like jellyfish, and their days which are fragile and cruel with warm love and jealousy.

Director: Shûsuke Kaneko | Stars: Mio Ohtani, Rumi Hanai, Naomi Akimoto, Yû Chidai

Votes: 31

24. Young Thugs: Nostalgia (1998)

94 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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A young boy grows up in a violent and dysfunctional family.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Takeshi Caesar, Setsuko Karasuma, Yûki Nagata, Toshikazu Nakaba

Votes: 535

25. Slapstick Brothers (2011)

Comedy, Drama

6.0
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Tobio Kurosawa (Ryuta Sato), who has been part of a manzai (stand up comedy) duo for ten years, finds himself in trouble after his partner Tamotsu Ishii (Yuji Ayabe) quits due to their ... See full summary »

Director: Hiroshi Shinagawa | Stars: Satomi Ishihara, Hiroki Narimiya, Hirofumi Arai, Ryûta Satô

Votes: 68

26. Short Program (2022)

Drama, Romance

8.9
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An anthology drama series adapted from Mitsuru Adachi's series of short story comics of the same name, with each episode starring a different member of J-pop group JO1.

Stars: Riko, Sayu Kubota, Itsuji Itao, Raiku

Votes: 14

27. Little Miss Period (2019)

75 min | Comedy, Drama

6.0
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A sentient period goes around harassing women at their time of the month.

Director: Shunsuke Shinada | Stars: Miyu Andô, Mitsuhiro Fujiwara, Yuriko Hirooka, Manami Iida

Votes: 145

28. Marriage Hunting Beauty (2018)

89 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.5
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Takako is a beautiful designer in her thirties and has been in love before only to get burned. She is intent on marriage and registers herself on a site for marriage. Keiko takes an ... See full summary »

Director: Akiko Ôku | Stars: Atsuko Hirata, Shinpei Ichikawa, Mei Kurokawa, Seminosuke Murasugi

Votes: 69

29. A.I. Love You (2016)

92 min | Romance

6.4
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A love story that depicts love with artificial intelligence, filmed with smartphones. Haruka Hoshino, a dreamer who wants to have her own store, continues to apply for recruitment at a ... See full summary »

Director: Shôgo Miyaki | Stars: Aoi Morikawa, Anne Nakamura, Takumi Saitô, Shûhei Uesugi

Votes: 36

30. The Homeless Student (2008)

116 min | Biography, Drama, Family

6.3
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Based on autobiographical novel "The Homeless Junior High School Student" by Hiroshi Tamura. He was homeless during his high school days after the breakup of his parents.

Director: Tomoyuki Furumaya | Stars: Teppei Koike, Akihiro Nishino, Chizuru Ikewaki, Issei Ogata

Votes: 129

31. What's Manzai? (2016 TV Movie)

42 min | Documentary, Comedy

3.1
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Captivated by the classic form of Japanese comedy known as manzai, Stephen, an American, sets out to break into Japan's entertainment world.

Director: Hisaya Shiraiwa | Stars: Ryô Hashimoto, Masashi Kumada, Shun Tawarayama, Stephen Tetsu

Votes: 43

32. Osaka Story (1999)

119 min | Drama, Family

6.2
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Wakana is a daughter of a husband and wife comedy act, who have worked for 20 years without big success. Her parents quarrel constantly, and mother often threatens to leave. When one day her father disappears, Wakana sets out to find him.

Director: Jun Ichikawa | Stars: Chizuru Ikewaki, Kôsuke Nanno, Kenji Sawada, Yûko Tanaka

Votes: 98

33. Spark (2017)

121 min | Drama

6.3
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Tokunaga is an unpopular comedian. He meets a senior comedian, Kamiya, who holds a strong faith in comedy. They struggle to move forward as comedians.

Director: Itsuji Itao | Stars: Ryô Katô, Shûji Kawatani, Fumino Kimura, Kenta Kiritani

Votes: 140

34. Love Session (2014)

Documentary, Music

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Director: Eiji Itaya | Stars: Masatsugu Chiba, Ilmari, Crystal Kay, Noriyuki Makihara

35. Faraway Heaven (2008)

117 min | Drama

7.4
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Chizuru, a typical Japanese young female office worker, is socially clumsy, poor at romance and unhappy with her job. Being weary from a busy and stressful city life, she seriously desires ... See full summary »

Director: Masahiko Nagasawa | Stars: Rosa Katô, Yoshimi Tokui, Eiji Bandô, Moeko Ezawa

Votes: 29

36. Ashita ga aru sa: The Movie (2002)

118 min | Comedy

6.5
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Director: Hitoshi Iwamoto | Stars: Masatoshi Hamada, Kôji Higashino, Takashi Fujii, Shôzô Endô

Votes: 30

37. Big Magnum Kuroiwa Sensei (1985)

102 min | Comedy

5.8
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Director: Kazuhiko Yamaguchi | Stars: Yasushi Yokoyama, Norio Nishikawa, Mari Shirato, Hiroyuki Watanabe

Votes: 22

38. Seikatsu! Hop, Step, Mitsuwa (2008– )

Comedy

6.5
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Stars: Takashi Fujii, Lionel Yearwood, Hazuki Kato, Aiko Tanaka

Votes: 7

39. Listen to My Heart (2009)

107 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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A radio DJ, Mao starts a new program called, "Love Letters from the Drawer" to assist people who need an extra push to send out their simple yet very important message for their loved ones.

Director: Shinichi Miki | Stars: Takako Tokiwa, Kento Hayashi, Tomoko Nakajima, Nozomu Iwao

Votes: 66

40. Lala Pipo: A Lot of People (2009)

120 min | Comedy

5.8
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A nice looking SCOUT hooks a future PORN STAR near the department store one day. It didn't take her long to be the highest paid porn actress, which eventually leads her to meet her ... See full summary »

Director: Masayuki Miyano | Stars: Yuri Nakamura, Sayuki Matsumoto, Miyavi Matsunoi, Meguri

Votes: 283

41. One Third (2014)

119 min | Crime, Drama

6.3
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The manager Shuu, worker Koji and one of the patrons named Ken succeed in robbing a bank. They agree to divide the stolen money equally into 3, but they become consumed by greed and try to get more than their share.

Director: Hiroshi Shinagawa | Stars: Tatsuya Fujiwara, Mika Nakashima, Kôki Tanaka, Ryûichi Kosugi

Votes: 237

42. You Still Don't Get Gunma (2017)

89 min | Comedy

5.6
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Nori moves to Gunma Prefecture and begins attending a new high school. At his new school he is teased by his classmates who love their hometown. One day, he falls in love with Kyo.

Director: Itaru Mizuno | Stars: Shôtarô Mamiya, Fumika Baba, Kaoru Fukuda, Honkon

Votes: 13

43. The 7-Day Report (2013)

82 min | Drama

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Ryota is a high school student. He learns that he was cloned and he also doesn't have much time left to live. Ryota then meets the original Ryota.

Director: Masahiro Kondô | Stars: Yuichi Haba, Itsuji Itao, Kazuki Namioka, Alan Shirahama

44. Crazy Journey (2015– )

45 min | Talk-Show

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Stars: Kenji Sato, Maruyama Gonzalez, Maki Nagamura, Ken Takai

45. Boys Be Ambitious (1996)

107 min | Comedy

6.0
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Chunba and Kotetsu, grow up in the working class neighborhood of Kishiwada in Osaka in the mid-seventies. Their life in school is a never-ending series of fights and reprisals against gangs landing them in trouble with organized crime.

Director: Kazuyuki Izutsu | Stars: Hiroyuki Yabe, Takashi Okamura, Nanako Ôkôchi, Hiroyuki Miyasako

Votes: 71

46. Sanma no manma (1985– )

29 min | Talk-Show

5.8
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Stars: Sanma Akashiya, Akimasa Ohmori, Somegorô Ichikawa, Mao Inoue

Votes: 9

47. Mr. Max Man (2015)

69 min | Comedy

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Director: Tetsuhide Masuda | Stars: Tsunenori Aoki, Yûdai Chiba, Jun Kaname, Yûki Kubota

48. Kaze, surôdaun (1991)

107 min | Drama, Sport

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In Osaka Japan, three friends a bike racer, a yakuza thug and a spoiled rich boy, meet a girl from Tokyo.

Director: Shinsuke Shimada | Stars: Jun Hamamura, Izumi Igarashi, Yasunori Irikawa, Yasushi Ishida

49. Where Love Goes (2023)

88 min | Drama

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The tale of a lonely 14-year-old boy and girl looking for their lost parents.

Director: Fuka Miyajima | Stars: Airu Kubozuka, Itsuki Nagasawa, Rena Tanaka

50. King of the Escape (2009)

94 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.0
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Masayuki Suzuki is an escape artist. He subsequently becomes a national icon because there isn't a prison that can hold him. He is eventually sent to the Confined (Prison) Island. Can he escape this time, or is he trapped forever?

Director: Itsuji Itao | Stars: Kôji Ishizaka, Itsuji Itao, Jun Kunimura, Shôichirô Masumoto

Votes: 63


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