With Artsmagic (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Lone Wolf and Cub: Sword of Vengeance (1972)

Not Rated | 84 min | Action, Adventure

7.9
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The story of a Ronin (i.e. a masterless samurai) who wanders the countryside of Japan with his small child, having various adventures.

Director: Kenji Misumi | Stars: Tomisaburô Wakayama, Fumio Watanabe, Gô Katô, Tomoko Mayama

Votes: 5,995

2. Zatoichi Meets Yojimbo (1970)

Not Rated | 79 min | Drama, Action, Adventure

7.1
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Zatoichi tries to unrest the mob rule over a small village all while the gang leader's bodyguard is actually the Yojimbo, secretly taking the gang down from the inside. Will the two heroes realize in time that they are on the same side?

Director: Kihachi Okamoto | Stars: Toshirô Mifune, Shintarô Katsu, Ayako Wakao, Osamu Takizawa

Votes: 2,096

3. Evil Dead Trap (1988)

102 min | Horror

6.2
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A TV station employee takes a camera crew out to an abandoned factory to investigate a purported snuff film that was made there, only to end up running for her life when a small, fetus-like creature murders her crew.

Director: Toshiharu Ikeda | Stars: Miyuki Ono, Aya Katsuragi, Hitomi Kobayashi, Eriko Nakagawa

Votes: 2,024

4. Princess from the Moon (1987)

121 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

6.4
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Based on a centuries-old traditional Japanese fairy tale, a country couple finds a baby girl in some bamboo and raises her as their own daughter. Not the same as the original tale, though, ... See full summary »

Director: Kon Ichikawa | Stars: Toshirô Mifune, Ayako Wakao, Yasuko Sawaguchi, Kôji Ishizaka

Votes: 423

5. Wild Zero (1999)

Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy, Horror, Music

6.5
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Only legendary Japanese garage rock band Guitar Wolf can stand between a race of aliens from destroying earth with an army of zombies.

Director: Tetsuro Takeuchi | Stars: Guitar Wolf, Drum Wolf, Bass Wolf, Masashi Endô

Votes: 3,206

6. Lake of Dracula (1971)

Not Rated | 82 min | Horror

6.1
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A doctor investigates the murders of several women at a lakeside resort. His investigation leads him to believe that a vampire is responsible for the murders. He sets out to track the vampire down.

Director: Michio Yamamoto | Stars: Midori Fujita, Chôei Takahashi, Sanae Emi, Shin Kishida

Votes: 437

7. Getting Any? (1994)

108 min | Comedy

6.2
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Obsessed with the idea of owning his first car so he can have sex in it, a young man takes any job he can find and ends up in an escalating series of crazy situations.

Director: Takeshi Kitano | Stars: Duncan, Akiji Kobayashi, Tetsuya Yûki, Yuuji Minakata

Votes: 2,434

8. Fudoh: The New Generation (1996)

98 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.1
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In order to settle a business dispute, a mob leader murders one of his own teenage sons. The surviving son vows to avenge his brother's death, and organizes his own gang of teenage killers to destroy his father's organization.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Shôsuke Tanihara, Miho Nomoto, Tamaki Kenmochi, Marie Jinno

Votes: 3,375

9. Zatoichi Goes to the Fire Festival (1970)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Adventure, Action

7.5
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Zatoichi meets an infamous blind leader of a gangster organization as he contends with a gloomy ronin widower.

Director: Kenji Misumi | Stars: Shintarô Katsu, Reiko Ôhara, Pîtâ, Kazuko Yoshiyuki

Votes: 1,019

10. Full Metal gokudô (1997 Video)

102 min | Comedy, Crime, Sci-Fi

6.0
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An inexperienced gangster is killed alongside his strong, respected boss and awakens to find a mad scientist has given him a new body made partly of his boss and partly of indestructible bionics.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Tsuyoshi Ujiki, Tomorô Taguchi, Takeshi Caesar, Kazuki Kitamura

Votes: 1,659

11. Zatoichi Meets the One-Armed Swordsman (1971)

Not Rated | 94 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.4
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Two of Japan and China's greatest heroic swordsman find themselves caught in a plot to protect a young child. But will national distrust and simple misunderstanding keep the two kindred spirits apart?

Director: Kimiyoshi Yasuda | Stars: Shintarô Katsu, Jimmy Wang Yu, Watako Hamaki, Michie Terada

Votes: 1,229

12. 9 Souls (2003)

120 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

7.3
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Nine convicts escape from prison; most are convicted murders. They commandeer a van from a strip club. Their plan is to find a stash of counterfeit money that a deranged cell mate told them... See full summary »

Director: Toshiaki Toyoda | Stars: Yoshio Harada, Ryûhei Matsuda, Genta Dairaku, Eita

Votes: 1,521

13. Zatoichi's Conspiracy (1973)

Not Rated | 88 min | Action, Drama

7.3
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Zatoichi returns to his home village for the first time in over ten years to find much has changed and that corruption abounds.

Director: Kimiyoshi Yasuda | Stars: Shintarô Katsu, Yukiyo Toake, Eiji Okada, Kei Satô

Votes: 704

14. Zatoichi in Desperation (1972)

Not Rated | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.1
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After accidentally causing an old lady's death, Zatoichi seeks out her daughter to atone for the tragedy, consequently getting into all sorts of trouble.

Director: Shintarô Katsu | Stars: Shintarô Katsu, Kiwako Taichi, Kyoko Yoshizawa, Yasuhiro Koume

Votes: 742

15. Zatoichi the Outlaw (1967)

Not Rated | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.2
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In a town where debt-ridden peasants are being ruthlessly exploited, Zatoichi is forced to take sides between a cruel yakuza boss and his seemingly altruistic rival.

Director: Satsuo Yamamoto | Stars: Shintarô Katsu, Rentarô Mikuni, Kô Nishimura, Yûko Hamada

Votes: 916

16. Zatoichi's Pilgrimage (1966)

Not Rated | 82 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.3
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Zatoichi's trek through 88 temples to atone for his violent past is interrupted as he stumbles into a village terrorized by a violent yakuza boss.

Director: Kazuo Ikehiro | Stars: Shintarô Katsu, Michiyo Yasuda, Kunie Tanaka, Hisashi Igawa

Votes: 740

17. Kichiku dai enkai (1997)

100 min | Drama, Horror

5.4
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While the leader is in jail, his leftist group is controlled by his girlfriend, but her leadership lacks conviction and perspective. When the leader commits suicide in prison, despair and ... See full summary »

Director: Kazuyoshi Kumakiri | Stars: Shigeru Bokuda, Sumiko Mikami, Shunsuke Sawada, Toshiyuki Sugihara

Votes: 573

18. Jigokuhen (1969)

91 min | Drama

7.3
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A rebellious Korean artist tests the limits of his sadistic patron, an omnipotent feudal Japanese lord. Yoshihide demands a commission to paint screens of the Hell which he sees the ... See full summary »

Director: Shirô Toyoda | Stars: Hideyo Amamoto, Yôko Naitô, Tatsuya Nakadai, Kinnosuke Nakamura

Votes: 277

19. Saimin (1999)

110 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

6.3
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Three apparently unrelated suicides occur on the same day in Tokyo. One involves a young athlete, one a groom at his wedding reception, and the third an elderly man celebrating his wife's ... See full summary »

Director: Masayuki Ochiai | Stars: Gorô Inagaki, Miho Kanno, Takeshi Masu, Ken Utsui

Votes: 604

20. Illusion of Blood (1965)

105 min | Fantasy, Horror

6.7
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A samurai warrior is haunted by the spirit of his first wife.

Director: Shirô Toyoda | Stars: Tatsuya Nakadai, Mariko Okada, Junko Ikeuchi, Mayumi Ohzora

Votes: 221

21. The Bitch of Buchenwald (2010)

80 min | Documentary

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Described as 'the most famous of all Germans having committed atrocities during the war' by the Jewish Virtual Library, Ilse Koch has won a diabolic kind of immortality as the lady with the lampshade made of human skin.

Director: Gerry Malir | Stars: Peter Morgan Jones, Ilse Koch, Karl Koch

22. Junk (2000)

R | 83 min | Horror

5.5
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A team of jewel-thieves fight for their lives in a zombie-infested factory.

Director: Atsushi Muroga | Stars: Nobuyuki Asano, Shû Ehara, Tate Gouta, Anthony Grow

Votes: 1,046

23. Sunset Heights (1999)

93 min

6.4
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In Ireland, Luke Bradley becomes caught between two rival gangs following the murder of his son.

Director: Colm Villa | Stars: Toby Stephens, Jim Norton, James Cosmo, Patrick O'Kane

Votes: 43

24. Evil Dead Trap 2 (1992)

97 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

5.0
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A female projectionist is apparently a serial killer.

Director: Izô Hashimoto | Stars: Utako Nakajima, Rie Kondoh, Shirô Sano, Shino Ikenami

Votes: 404

25. Another Lonely Hitman (1995)

105 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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Tachibana is a mob hit man, just released from 10 years in prison where he kicked his drug habit. He's dismayed to find that the code of conduct he honors no longer counts, and soon gets ... See full summary »

Director: Rokuro Mochizuki | Stars: Ryo Ishibashi, Kazuhiko Kanayama, Asami Sawaki, Tatsuo Yamada

Votes: 141

26. Malice@Doll (2001)

Not Rated | 78 min | Animation, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.2
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A sex bot named Malice is attacked by a creature with tentacles. After it has its way with the bot it destroys it, but Malice comes back to life with the ability to spread life to other bots like a disease.

Director: Keitarô Motonaga | Stars: Yukie Yamada, Daiki Nakamura, Rio Natsuki, Ryôka Yuzuki

Votes: 154

27. Onibi (1997)

101 min | Drama, Thriller

6.9
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A yakuza hitman gets out of jail and decides to start a new life, but soon his old life catches up with him.

Director: Rokuro Mochizuki | Stars: Yoshio Harada, Reiko Kataoka, Shô Aikawa, Kazuki Kitamura

Votes: 194

28. Loop (I) (1997)

95 min | Romance

5.4
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Rachel discovers she is pregnant. Just as she is about to break the news to her stockbroker boyfriend Bill, he dumps her. Heartbroken and angry, Rachel takes Bill's cherished sports car, ... See full summary »

Director: Allan Niblo | Stars: Jayne Ashbourne, Alisa Bosschaert, Moya Brady, Heather Craney

Votes: 31

29. The Sleuth (1925)

Not Rated | 20 min | Comedy, Short

5.9
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Stan is a detective who essentially relies on different costumes to successfully complete his investigations.

Directors: Joe Rock, Harry Sweet | Stars: Stan Laurel, Glen Cavender, Alberta Vaughn, Anita Garvin

Votes: 81

30. Beg! (1994)

108 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror

5.0
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A power struggle occurs at a hospital where a murder has been committed.

Director: Robert Golden | Stars: Peta Lily, Philip Pellew, Julian Bleach, Olegar Fedoro

Votes: 84

31. Crossfire (2000)

115 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

6.3
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A woman with the power to start fires with her mind searches for revenge for the murder of her friend by men above the law.

Director: Shûsuke Kaneko | Stars: Akiko Yada, Hideaki Itô, Ryûji Harada, Masami Nagasawa

Votes: 453

32. Electric Kotatsu Horror (1989)

93 min | Comedy, Horror

6.2
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A kotatsu comes alive and tries to eat people

Director: Jôji Iida | Stars: Akira Emoto, Pappara Kawai, Shigeru Muroi, Sunplaza Nakano

Votes: 73

33. Kill or Cure (1923)

Not Rated | 11 min | Short, Comedy

5.8
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A hapless door-to-door salesman tries to sell his 'miracle cure' to an unappreciative public.

Director: Scott Pembroke | Stars: Stan Laurel, Katherine Grant, Noah Young, Eddie Baker

Votes: 73

34. Bogwoman (1997 TV Movie)

84 min | Drama

6.8
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In 1958 Ireland, family problems force a Donegal woman to the city of Derry; a city in turmoil as the Irish nation suffers and revolts from the brutal British invading forces.

Director: Tom Collins | Stars: Rachael Dowling, Peter Mullan, Sean McGinley, Noelle Brown

Votes: 168

35. Half a Man (1925)

Not Rated | 20 min | Comedy, Short

5.6
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A naïve/credulous/gullible/ shy young man (Stan Laurel) finds himself alone on an island inhabited by very enterprising/ sprightly women.

Directors: Joe Rock, Harry Sweet | Stars: Stan Laurel, Tui Bow, Julie Leonard, Blanche Payson

Votes: 50

36. Gokudo zangeroku (1998)

97 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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Small-time con man, Jiro (Shunsuke Matsuoka), makes his living tricking small businesses out of large sums of money. In the process he acquires a helpmate Kumiko, a refugee from her ... See full summary »

Director: Rokuro Mochizuki | Stars: Yoshiaki Fujita, Masayuki Hidaka, Shôhei Hino, Mika Horii

Votes: 43


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