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 a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance.

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

Votes: 362,318 | Gross: $1.59M

2. (1963)

Not Rated | 138 min | Drama

8.1
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A harried movie director retreats into his memories and fantasies.

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

Votes: 99,186 | 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: 33,571 | Gross: $0.20M

4. Funeral Parade of Roses (1969)

105 min | Drama

8.1
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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: 3,576

5. Alphaville (1965)

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

7.2
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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: 20,341 | Gross: $0.05M

6. Advise & Consent (1962)

Not Rated | 139 min | Drama, Thriller

7.8
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Senate investigation into the President's newly nominated Secretary of State, gives light to a secret from the past, which may not only ruin the candidate, but the President's character as well.

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

Votes: 5,809

7. Diamonds of the Night (1964)

Not Rated | 66 min | Drama, War

7.5
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Diamonds in the night is the tense, brutal story of two Jewish boys who escape from a train transporting them from one concentration camp to another. Ultimately, they are hunted down by a ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 1,460

8. This Sporting Life (1963)

Not Rated | 134 min | Drama, Sport

7.8
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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: 5,296

9. Mother Joan of the Angels (1961)

110 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.7
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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: 2,418

10. Double Suicide (1969)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama

7.8
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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: 1,830

11. Pastoral Hide and Seek (1974)

104 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.9
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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: 1,088

12. Demons (1971)

134 min | Drama, Horror

8.2
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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: 1,479

13. 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: 1,801

14. The Ceremony (1971)

123 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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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: 789

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

R | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.9
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A Southern lawyer uncovers the truth about a slain undertaker.

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

Votes: 587

16. The Trial of Joan of Arc (1962)

65 min | Drama, History

7.6
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A reconstruction of the trial of Joan of Arc (based entirely on the transcripts of the real-life trial), concerning Joan's imprisonment, interrogation and final execution at the hands of ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 3,688

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

137 min | Drama, Music

8.1
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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: Hideaki Sasaki, Masahiro Saito, Yukiko Kobayashi, Fudeko Tanaka

Votes: 1,153

18. Eros + Massacre (1969)

Not Rated | 202 min | Biography, Drama

8.0
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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: 1,721

19. This Transient Life (1970)

Not Rated | 143 min | Drama

8.1
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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: 685

20. Testament of Orpheus (1960)

Not Rated | 79 min | Biography

7.4
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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: 2,383

21. Typhoon Club (1985)

115 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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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: 352

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

X | 87 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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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: 659

23. Patriotism (1966)

Not Rated | 30 min | Drama, Short

7.6
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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.

Directors: Masaki Dômoto, Yukio Mishima | Stars: Yukio Mishima, Yoshiko Tsuruoka

Votes: 1,320

24. Diary of a Shinjuku Thief (1969)

96 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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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: 529

25. Muriel, or the Time of Return (1963)

Not Rated | 115 min | Drama

7.5
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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: 2,431

26. Mandara (1971)

Not Rated | 132 min | Drama

6.9
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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: 173

27. The War Is Over (1966)

121 min | Drama, War

7.5
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Diego is one of the chiefs of the spanish Communist Party. He is travelling back to Paris (where he lives) from a mission in Madrid. He is arrested at the border for an identity check but ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 1,754

28. Boy (1969)

97 min | Drama

7.6
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A young boy reluctantly aids his swindling father in a threatening scam.

Director: Nagisa Ôshima | Stars: Fumio Watanabe, Akiko Koyama, Tetsuo Abe, Tsuyoshi Kinoshita

Votes: 1,205

29. Poem (1972)

Not Rated | 119 min | Drama

7.1
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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: 121

30. The Funeral (1984)

124 min | Comedy

7.2
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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: 1,007

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

113 min | Comedy

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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: 246

32. Death Mask (1992)

103 min | Crime, Drama

5.8
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Haunted by the drowning death of his own daughter, a police investigator embarks on an obsessive 10-year hunt for the identity of a dead boy, to the detriment of his family life.

Director: Richard Friedman | Stars: Farley Granger, Lee Bryant, John McCurry, Arch Johnson

Votes: 69

33. Farewell to the Ark (1984)

127 min | Fantasy, Mystery, Romance

7.4
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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: 301

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

94 min | Drama

7.2
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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: 482

35. The Family Game (1983)

107 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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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: 693

36. Hear the Song of the Wind (1982)

98 min | Drama

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

Votes: 66

37. Ecstasy of the Angels (1972)

89 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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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: 860

38. The Strangling (1979)

116 min | Drama

6.2
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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: 37

39. A Man Vanishes (1967)

130 min | Documentary

7.4
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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: Shôhei Imamura | Stars: Yoshie Hayakawa, Shôhei Imamura, Shigeru Tsuyuguchi

Votes: 551

40. Emperor Tomato Ketchup (1971)

72 min | Drama

6.2
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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: 546

41. Himiko (1974)

100 min | Drama, Fantasy, History

7.2
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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: 342

42. Preparation for the Festival (1975)

117 min | Drama

7.7
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Director: Kazuo Kuroki | Stars: Jun Etô, Haruko Mabuchi, Hajime Hana, Yoshio Harada

Votes: 65

43. The Crazy Family (1984)

106 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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The Kobayashi family finally get the chance to move out of their tiny, cramped Tokyo apartment in favour of the suburban house of their dreams. But all is not well: the house is infested by... See full summary »

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

Votes: 679

44. The Music (1972)

104 min | Drama

6.5
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A young woman undergoes psychiatric treatment after she no longer hears music and develops sexual hang-ups.

Director: Yasuzô Masumura | Stars: Noriko Kurosawa, Toshiyuki Hosokawa, Chôei Takahashi, Kôji Moritsugu

Votes: 92

45. Dear Summer Sister (1972)

96 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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Story is about a Tokyo girl looking round Okinawa island for her long-lost brother and finding he is the tourist guide with whom she has had an affair.

Director: Nagisa Ôshima | Stars: Hiromi Kurita, Shôji Ishibashi, Lily, Hôsei Komatsu

Votes: 128

46. Jongara (1973)

103 min | Drama

7.2
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The newcomers to a fishing village are a man who is escaping the gangsters after him and his girlfriend who is returning to her hometown. This may be as safe a place as any to lie low. ... See full summary »

Director: Kôichi Saitô | Stars: Kyôko Enami, Akira Oda, Mihoko Nakagawa, Kô Nishimura

Votes: 44

47. Arakajime ushinawareta koibitotchiyo (1971)

123 min | Drama

7.0
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Takeru, a young rebel, is traveling alone in the North of Honshu. He once used to practice pole vaulting but he gave up and became a robber. Along his trip he crosses the path of a young ... See full summary »

Directors: Kunio Shimizu, Sôichirô Tahara | Stars: Renji Ishibashi, Tatsuharu Iwabuchi, Keizô Kanie, Tenmei Kano

Votes: 20

48. Asaki yumemishi (1974)

120 min | Drama

6.9
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After a number of stressful affairs, a court lady becomes a nun in order to pursue a life without desire.

Director: Akio Jissôji | Stars: Janet Hatta, Shin Kishida, Minori Terada, Chisako Hara

Votes: 44

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: 121

50. Ningyo densetsu (1984)

110 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

6.9
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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: 81


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