With Daiei Kyoto (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Odd Obsession (1959)

107 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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A man getting on in years sets out to find a way to resurrect his flagging virility.

Director: Kon Ichikawa | Stars: Machiko Kyô, Ganjirô Nakamura, Junko Kanô, Tatsuya Nakadai

Votes: 881

2. Conflagration (1958)

99 min | Drama

7.1
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Goichi Mizoguchi, an aspiring Buddhist monk who became involved in the temple that was owned by his father, through a series of flashbacks, framed as a police interrogation, Mizoguchi ... See full summary »

Director: Kon Ichikawa | Stars: Raizô Ichikawa, Ganjirô Nakamura, Tatsuya Nakadai, Yôichi Funaki

Votes: 829

3. The Outcast (1962)

119 min | Drama

6.9
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A young man struggles to come to terms with his true identity in a remote caste-based village in early 20th century Japan.

Director: Kon Ichikawa | Stars: Raizô Ichikawa, Shiho Fujimura, Hiroyuki Nagato, Rentarô Mikuni

Votes: 185

4. Satan's Sword (1960)

106 min | Action, Drama

6.5
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The story follows the life of Ryunosuke Tsukue, an amoral samurai and a master swordsman with an unorthodox style.

Director: Kenji Misumi | Stars: Raizô Ichikawa, Kôjirô Hongô, Tamao Nakamura, Fujiko Yamamoto

Votes: 249

5. The Third Shadow Warrior (1963)

104 min | Action, Drama

7.5
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A warlords' retainer offers a farmer the chance to become a samurai, but he is instead forced to serve as a double of the warlord at expense of his freedom.

Director: Umetsugu Inoue | Stars: Raizô Ichikawa, Hizuru Takachiho, Masayo Banri, Katsuhiko Kobayashi

Votes: 233

6. Bridge of Japan (1956)

112 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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For his 1st color film, Ichikawa did an Edo era story of two geishas scheming against each other for control of the Nihonbashi bridge area, and vying for the affections of a young doctor.

Director: Kon Ichikawa | Stars: Chikage Awashima, Fujiko Yamamoto, Ayako Wakao, Ryûji Shinagawa

Votes: 67

7. Peony Lantern (1968)

89 min | Horror

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On the night of the summer Obon festival, Hagiwara Shinzaburo meets a beautiful courtesan named Otsuyu. Not knowing she's a ghost, he becomes infatuated by her.

Director: Satsuo Yamamoto | Stars: Kôjirô Hongô, Miyoko Akaza, Mayumi Ogawa, Kô Nishimura

Votes: 178

8. Naruto hichô (1957)

101 min | Action, Drama

6.5
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On Tokushima the mad lord dreams of conquest and forges a bloody revolt against the Tokugawa shogunate.

Director: Teinosuke Kinugasa | Stars: Chikage Awashima, Toshio Chiba, Kazuo Hasegawa, Narutoshi Hayashi

Votes: 53

9. Clothes of Deception (1951)

103 min | Drama

7.0
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The story of two sisters in post-war Japan. One is a geisha and the other works for the tourist board.

Director: Kôzaburô Yoshimura | Stars: Machiko Kyô, Yasuko Fujita, Keiju Kobayashi, Emiko Yanagi

Votes: 82

10. Bonchi (1960)

105 min | Drama

6.9
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Kikuji is the scion of an Osaka merchant family whose traditional power is matrilineal. Instructed by his overbearing mother and grandmother to give them an heiress for the family business,... See full summary »

Director: Kon Ichikawa | Stars: Raizô Ichikawa, Tamao Nakamura, Mitsuko Kusabue, Machiko Kyô

Votes: 103

11. River of the Night (1956)

104 min | Drama

6.7
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Director: Kôzaburô Yoshimura | Stars: Ken Uehara, Fujiko Yamamoto, Keizô Kawasaki, Michiko Ai

Votes: 40

12. Namida gawa (1967)

79 min | Drama

7.2
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Director: Kenji Misumi | Stars: Shiho Fujimura, Kiku Wakayagi, Toshiyuki Hosokawa, Rokkô Toura

Votes: 23

13. Daibutsu kaigen (1952)

129 min | Drama

7.1
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A talented sculptor is hired to erect a giant Buddha statue when the capital is moved to Nara, in 745 AD. Those opposed to the statue try to use the artist's girlfriend to get him to stop it from being completed.

Director: Teinosuke Kinugasa | Stars: Shinobu Araki, Kôtarô Bandô, Kazuo Hasegawa, Sumiko Hidaka

Votes: 16

14. Lone Wolf Isazo (1968)

84 min | Action, Drama

7.2
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Isazo is a traveling gambler and living legend in the world of Yakuza, known for his swordsmanship and bravery, his impeccable manners, and his brilliant talent in gambling.

Director: Kazuo Ikehiro | Stars: Raizô Ichikawa, Mayumi Ogawa, Kaneko Iwasaki, Isamu Nagato

Votes: 110

15. Zangiku monogatari (1956)

112 min | Drama, Romance

5.8
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Director: Kôji Shima | Stars: Michiko Ai, Kôichi Aihara, Ichirô Amano, Shinobu Araki

Votes: 6

16. Shin, Heike monogatari: Yoshinaka o meguru sannin no onna (1956)

121 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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The story of Yoshinaka and the three women who love him.

Director: Teinosuke Kinugasa | Stars: Kazuo Hasegawa, Machiko Kyô, Fujiko Yamamoto, Hideko Takamine

Votes: 25

17. Shirasagi (1958)

97 min | Drama

6.7
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The story follows Oshino, a geisha who is trying to start a new life with a lover who is a painter. However, her past filled with debts and pimps catches up to her.

Director: Teinosuke Kinugasa | Stars: Fujiko Yamamoto, Keizô Kawasaki, Yosuke Irie, Shûji Sano

Votes: 17

18. Tsuki no wataridori (1951)

83 min | Drama

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Director: Teinosuke Kinugasa | Stars: Osamu Abe, Kazuo Hasegawa, Ryôsuke Kagawa, Daisuke Katô

19. Sanmanryô gojûsantsugi (1952)

65 min

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Director: Keigo Kimura | Stars: Denjirô Ôkôchi, Yukiko Todoroki, Keiko Orihara, Seizaburô Kawazu

20. Tomuraishi tachi (1968)

89 min | Drama

7.2
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Director: Kenji Misumi | Stars: Shintarô Katsu, Yûnosuke Itô, Arihiro Fujimura, Takuya Fujioka

Votes: 19

21. Ware maboroshi no sakana o mitari (1950)

106 min | Drama

5.6
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Director: Daisuke Itô | Stars: Sugisaku Aoyama, Minosuke Bandô, Saburô Gôda, Tominosuke Hayama

Votes: 6

22. Nakayama shichiri (1962)

87 min | Drama

6.9
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Masakichi was a troublemaker until he found a right girl to marry. Unfortunately, his happiness is short-lived - she kills herself after being raped.

Director: Kazuo Ikehiro | Stars: Raizô Ichikawa, Tamao Nakamura, Kôichi Ôse, Eijirô Yanagi

Votes: 52

23. Machibugyô nikki: Tekka botan (1959)

Action, Crime

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Director: Kenji Misumi | Stars: Shintarô Katsu, Osamu Abe, Michiyo Ai, Shinobu Araki

24. Kogarashi Monjirô (1972–1973)

1,750 min | Drama

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Stars: Atsuo Nakamura, Yoshio Harada, Mayumi Ogawa, Kenjirô Ishiyama

25. Mito Kômon man'yûki (1958)

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Director: Kenji Misumi | Stars: Shinobu Araki, Toshio Chiba, Saburô Date, Yôichi Funaki

26. Hiren tsubaki (1953)

89 min

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Director: Kimiyoshi Yasuda | Stars: Akiko Sawamura, Akira Yamanouchi, Noboru Kiritachi, Chiharu Ôtomo

27. Komusô yashiki (1950)

89 min

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Director: Kimiyoshi Yasuda | Stars: Kanjûrô Arashi, Reiko Minagawa, Michiko Hoshi, Daijirô Natsukawa

28. Nihiki no yojimbo (1968)

81 min

7.1
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Director: Kenji Misumi | Stars: Tôru Abe, Miyoko Akaza, Hiroko Hasegawa, Kôjirô Hongô

Votes: 12

29. Shirakoya Komako (1960)

92 min

6.4
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Director: Kenji Misumi | Stars: Fujiko Yamamoto, Katsuhiko Kobayashi, Mieko Kondô, Ryûzô Shimada

Votes: 7

30. Amigasa Gompachi (1956)

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Director: Kenji Misumi | Stars: Raizô Ichikawa, Mieko Kondô, Tokiko Mita, Rieko Sumi

31. Prison Break (1969)

86 min | Action, Crime

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Director: Kazuo Ikehiro | Stars: Hiroki Matsukata, Shiho Fujimura, Takahiro Tamura, Rin'ichi Yamamoto

32. Koto yûshû: Ane imôto (1967)

90 min | Drama

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Director: Kenji Misumi | Stars: Shiho Fujimura, Takuya Fujioka, Eiji Funakoshi, Tatsuo Hananuno

33. Mikkokusha (1965)

85 min | Mystery

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Director: Shigeo Tanaka | Stars: Jirô Tamiya, Shiho Fujimura, Kaoru Izumi, Yûsuke Takita

35. Aizenbashi (1951)

80 min

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Director: Akira Nobuchi | Stars: Kinuyo Tanaka, Jôji Oka, Tatsuya Mihashi, Ken Hasebe

36. Kagerô-gasa (1959)

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Director: Kenji Misumi | Stars: Kazuo Hasegawa, Kyôko Kagawa, Michiyo Aratama, Ganjirô Nakamura

37. Edokko matsuri (1958)

Drama

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Director: Kôji Shima | Stars: Kazuo Hasegawa, Hiroshi Kawaguchi, Hitomi Nozoe, Michiko Ai

39. Hana no kôdôkan (1953)

102 min

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Director: Kazuo Mori | Stars: Kazuo Hasegawa, Ichirô Sugai, Fujiko Yamamoto, Akitake Kôno

40. Marason-zamurai (1956)

90 min

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Director: Kazuo Mori | Stars: Shintarô Katsu, Ichikoku Toni, Michiko Saga, Tokiko Mita

41. This Way, That Way (1952)

92 min | Comedy

7.1
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Director: Kon Ichikawa | Stars: Yoshiko Kuga, Masayuki Mori, Mitsuko Mito, Chiharu Ôtomo

Votes: 19

42. Kurama Tengu (1942)

107 min | Action, Drama

6.1
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Director: Daisuke Itô | Stars: Kanjûrô Arashi, Matsunosuke Fukui, Kensaku Hara, Shôsaburô Hayashi

Votes: 14

43. The Seven Changes of a Paper Crane Continued (1956)

152 min | Adventure, Drama

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Director: Kimiyoshi Yasuda | Stars: Shintarô Katsu, Miyako Tachibana, Sumire Harukaze, Tamao Nakamura

44. Shinshû tenmakyô (1952)

84 min

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Director: Katsuhiko Tasaka | Stars: Ken Hasebe, Akiko Sawamura, Yôko Wakasugi, Kôtarô Bandô

45. Koshinuke Ganryûjima (1952)

84 min

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Director: Kazuo Mori | Stars: Hisaya Morishige, Akira Ôizumi, Junzaburô Ban, Entatsu Yokoyama

46. Jigoku taiko (1953)

86 min

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Director: Ryôhei Arai | Stars: Denjirô Ôkôchi, Yukie Kubo, Yatarô Kurokawa, Kazuko Fushimi

48. Zoku Tange Sazen (1953)

89 min

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Director: Masahiro Makino | Stars: Seishirô Hara, Kodayû Ichikawa, Kôichi Katsuragi, Takashi Mita

49. Hana kurabe tanuki-goten (1949)

88 min | Drama

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Director: Keigo Kimura | Stars: Chizuru Kitagawa, Machiko Kyô, Teruko Akatsuki, Chiharu Ôtomo

50. Tsuki kara kita otoko (1951)

89 min

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Director: Kôzô Saeki | Stars: Kazuo Hasegawa, Mitsuko Mito, Yumiko Hasegawa, Kunitarô Sawamura


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