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1. Rashomon (1950)

Not Rated | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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98 Metascore

The rape of a bride and the murder of her samurai husband are recalled from the perspectives of a bandit, the bride, the samurai's ghost and a woodcutter.

Director: Akira Kurosawa | Stars: Toshirô Mifune, Machiko Kyô, Masayuki Mori, Takashi Shimura

Votes: 143,130 | Gross: $0.10M

2. Yojimbo (1961)

Not Rated | 110 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

8.2
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A crafty ronin comes to a town divided by two criminal gangs and decides to play them against each other to free the town.

Director: Akira Kurosawa | Stars: Toshirô Mifune, Eijirô Tôno, Tatsuya Nakadai, Yôko Tsukasa

Votes: 103,689

3. Kagemusha (1980)

PG | 162 min | Drama, History, War

8.0
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84 Metascore

A petty thief with an utter resemblance to a samurai warlord is hired as the lord's double. When the warlord later dies the thief is forced to take up arms in his place.

Director: Akira Kurosawa | Stars: Tatsuya Nakadai, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Ken'ichi Hagiwara, Jinpachi Nezu

Votes: 30,143

4. Ugetsu (1953)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Fantasy, War

8.3
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A tale of ambition, family, love, and war set in the midst of the Japanese Civil Wars of the sixteenth century.

Director: Kenji Mizoguchi | Stars: Masayuki Mori, Machiko Kyô, Kinuyo Tanaka, Mitsuko Mito

Votes: 19,127 | Gross: $0.01M

5. Sansho the Bailiff (1954)

Not Rated | 124 min | Drama

8.4
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In medieval Japan, a compassionate governor is sent into exile. His wife and children try to join him, but are separated, and the children grow up amid suffering and oppression.

Director: Kenji Mizoguchi | Stars: Kinuyo Tanaka, Yoshiaki Hanayagi, Kyôko Kagawa, Eitarô Shindô

Votes: 13,438

6. Floating Weeds (1959)

Not Rated | 119 min | Drama

8.0
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The head of a Japanese theatre troupe returns to a small coastal town where he left a son who thinks he is his uncle, and tries to make up for the lost time, but his current mistress grows jealous.

Director: Yasujirô Ozu | Stars: Ganjirô Nakamura, Machiko Kyô, Haruko Sugimura, Ayako Wakao

Votes: 6,696

7. A Story from Chikamatsu (1954)

Not Rated | 102 min | Drama, History, Romance

8.0
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Ishun is a wealthy, but unsympathetic, master printer who has wrongly accused his wife and best employee of being lovers. To escape punishment, the accused run away together, but Ishun is certain to be ruined if word gets out.

Director: Kenji Mizoguchi | Stars: Kazuo Hasegawa, Kyôko Kagawa, Eitarô Shindô, Eitarô Ozawa

Votes: 3,412

8. Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart in Peril (1972)

Not Rated | 81 min | Action, Thriller

7.6
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Ogami is hired to kill a tattooed female assassin. Gunbei Yagyu, an enemy samurai, happens upon Ogami's son, and sees his chance for revenge.

Director: Buichi Saitô | Stars: Tomisaburô Wakayama, Yoichi Hayashi, Michi Azuma, Akihiro Tomikawa

Votes: 3,539

9. Street of Shame (1956)

Not Rated | 87 min | Drama

7.9
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The personal tales of various prostitutes who occupy a brothel.

Director: Kenji Mizoguchi | Stars: Machiko Kyô, Aiko Mimasu, Ayako Wakao, Michiyo Kogure

Votes: 3,437

10. 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: 2,181

11. Tokyo Olympiad (1965)

Not Rated | 170 min | Documentary, Sport

7.8
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Kon Ichikawa examines the beauty and rich drama on display at the 1964 Summer Games in Tokyo, creating a record of observations that range from the expansive to the intimate.

Director: Kon Ichikawa | Stars: Abebe Bikila, Jack Douglas, Joe Frazier, Hirohito

Votes: 1,456

12. Cleopatra (1970)

X | 112 min | Animation, Biography, Comedy

6.3
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In order to foil the enemy aliens' "Cleopatra Plan", three people from the future are spiritually sent back to Cleopatra's time to understand the enemy intentions.

Directors: Osamu Tezuka, Eiichi Yamamoto | Stars: Chinatsu Nakayama, Kotoe Hatsui, Tsubame Yanagiya, Nobuo Tsukamoto

Votes: 388

13. Irezumi (1966)

86 min | Drama

7.1
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A seductive woman gets kidnapped into prostitution. After getting a spider tattoo made on her back, she grows vengeful, leaving several men in her path.

Director: Yasuzô Masumura | Stars: Ayako Wakao, Akio Hasegawa, Gaku Yamamoto, Kei Satô

Votes: 711

14. A Geisha (1953)

Not Rated | 85 min | Drama

7.6
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In post-war Japan, sixteen-year-old Eiko seeks out the geisha Miyoharu in the district of Gion, in Kyoto asking her to be a maiko (geisha apprentice). Eiko explains that her mother - who ... See full summary »

Director: Kenji Mizoguchi | Stars: Michiyo Kogure, Ayako Wakao, Seizaburô Kawazu, Saburô Date

Votes: 1,651

15. Silence (1971)

129 min | Drama, History

7.2
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Two Jesuit priests encounter persecution when they travel to Japan in the 17th century to spread Christianity and to locate their mentor.

Director: Masahiro Shinoda | Stars: David Lampson, Don Kenny, Tetsurô Tanba, Mako

Votes: 859

16. Taira Clan Saga (1955)

108 min | Drama, History

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Special Forces commander Captain Tadamori returns to Kyoto after successfully defeating the uprising of pirates in the western sea of Japan. But because the high courtiers dislike career ... See full summary »

Director: Kenji Mizoguchi | Stars: Narutoshi Hayashi, Raizô Ichikawa, Tatsuya Ishiguro, Michiyo Kogure

Votes: 872

17. Project A-Ko (1986)

Unrated | 86 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.0
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Project A-ko is the typical love triangle of three school girls and their confrontations with aliens, giant robots, and women who look like burly men.

Director: Katsuhiko Nishijima | Stars: Miki Itô, Stacey Gregg, Emi Shinohara, Denica Fairman

Votes: 1,081

18. Odd Obsession (1959)

107 min | 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: 695

19. Zatoichi and the Chest of Gold (1964)

Not Rated | 83 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.4
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Zatoichi is mistaken for a thief. To clear his name he must find and defeat the real villain.

Director: Kazuo Ikehiro | Stars: Shintarô Katsu, Shôgo Shimada, Mikiko Tsubouchi, Machiko Hasegawa

Votes: 1,304

20. Miss Oyu (1951)

Not Rated | 94 min | Drama

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Shinnosuke is introduced to Shizu as a prospective wife, but he falls in love with her widowed sister Oyu. Convention forbids Oyu to marry because she has to raise her son as the head of ... See full summary »

Director: Kenji Mizoguchi | Stars: Kinuyo Tanaka, Nobuko Otowa, Yûji Hori, Kiyoko Hirai

Votes: 1,287

21. Ballad of Orin (1977)

109 min | Drama

7.4
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A blind traveling musician is abused and oppressed while she tours the country, even though the modern world imposes changes on people's behavior.

Director: Masahiro Shinoda | Stars: Shima Iwashita, Yoshio Harada, Tomoko Naraoka, Kirin Kiki

Votes: 426

22. The Woman of Rumour (1954)

83 min | Drama, Romance

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Hatsuko Umabuchi is a widow who runs a prosperous geisha house in present-day Kyoto. Her daughter Yukiko returns from Tokyo following a failed suicide attempt, after her lover found out ... See full summary »

Director: Kenji Mizoguchi | Stars: Kinuyo Tanaka, Tomoemon Otani, Yoshiko Kuga, Eitarô Shindô

Votes: 912

23. Brother (1960)

98 min | Drama

6.9
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Set in 1926 when Japanese tradition was much stronger, this standard drama looks at the inner workings of a small family, especially the relationship between a sister and brother.

Director: Kon Ichikawa | Stars: Keiko Kishi, Hiroshi Kawaguchi, Kinuyo Tanaka, Masayuki Mori

Votes: 361

24. Zatoichi Goes to the Fire Festival (1970)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Adventure, Action

7.4
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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: 1,082

25. 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: 669

26. Zatoichi's Vengeance (1966)

Not Rated | 83 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.4
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Promising to make a delivery for a dying man, the blind swordsman Zatoichi comes across the usual crime gangs but also meets a blind monk who brings into question his use of violence.

Director: Tokuzô Tanaka | Stars: Shintarô Katsu, Shigeru Amachi, Jun Hamamura, Mayumi Ogawa

Votes: 876

27. Zatoichi and the Fugitives (1968)

Not Rated | 82 min | Drama, Action, Adventure

7.4
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Zatoichi runs afoul of some evil fugitives, working for a corrupt law official.

Director: Kimiyoshi Yasuda | Stars: Shintarô Katsu, Kayo Mikimoto, Kyôsuke Machida, Takashi Shimura

Votes: 911

28. MacArthur's Children (1984)

PG | 125 min | Comedy, Drama, War

6.6
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In this drama at the end of World War II, the inhabitants of a small Japanese fishing village must come to terms with their nation's defeat and the sudden occupation of General MacArthur ... See full summary »

Director: Masahiro Shinoda | Stars: Takaya Yamauchi, Yoshiyuki Omori, Shiori Sakura, Masako Natsume

Votes: 162

29. Nora inu (1973)

104 min | Crime, Drama

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When his pistol is stolen, police detective Murakami is humiliated, especially when the gun is later implicated in a crime. Working with his superior, Chief Detective Sato, Murakami works ... See full summary »

Director: Azuma Morisaki | Stars: Tetsuya Watari, Shinsuke Ashida, Keiko Matsuzaka, Tarô Shigaki

Votes: 191

30. Zatoichi the Outlaw (1967)

Not Rated | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.1
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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: 971

31. Hanzo the Razor: The Snare (1973)

Not Rated | 89 min | Action, Drama

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During the currency devaluation by the Edo treasury, officer Hanzo deals with a temple priestess who sells her pupils as prostitutes, and a notorious thief who plans to rob the mint.

Director: Yasuzô Masumura | Stars: Shintarô Katsu, Keiko Aikawa, Kazuko Inano, Keizô Kanie

Votes: 1,010

32. Jokyô (1960)

100 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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Three stories about modern women. The first works in a nightclub and plans to marry the boss. The second is used by a real estate agent as a lure for customers. The third is a retired geisha who waits to be reunited with her jailed lover.

Directors: Kon Ichikawa, Yasuzô Masumura, Kôzaburô Yoshimura | Stars: Ayako Wakao, Hiroshi Kawaguchi, Sachiko Hidari, Junko Kanô

Votes: 66

33. Gonza the Spearman (1986)

126 min | Drama

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The tragic story of Gonza, a handsome ladies man, set in the Tokagawa Period, a time in which appearences are very important. Gonza competes with Bannojo for the honor to perform the tea ... See full summary »

Director: Masahiro Shinoda | Stars: Hiromi Gô, Shima Iwashita, Shôhei Hino, Misako Tanaka

Votes: 301

34. Devil's Temple (1969)

76 min | Drama

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An abandoned temple in the mountains outside of the old capital city of Kyoto is the scene of a fated meeting between a traveling priest, two women, and a vicious killer.

Director: Kenji Misumi | Stars: Shintarô Katsu, Hideko Takamine, Michiyo Aratama, Kei Satô

Votes: 111

35. Bamboo Doll of Echizen (1963)

103 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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Haunting melodrama focuses on a young bamboo worker who takes his father's prostitute as his wife.

Director: Kôzaburô Yoshimura | Stars: Ayako Wakao, Junichiro Yamashita, Tamao Nakamura, Ganjirô Nakamura

Votes: 86

36. Kenji Mizoguchi: The Life of a Film Director (1975)

132 min | Documentary, Biography

7.3
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A documentary film on the life and works of director Kenji Mizoguchi.

Director: Kaneto Shindô | Stars: Takako Irie, Daisuke Itô, Kyôko Kagawa, Matsutarô Kawaguchi

Votes: 244

37. Mushukunin mikogami no jôkichi: Kawakaze ni kako wa nagareta (1972)

80 min | Action

6.8
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Thirsting for revenge, Jokichi rashly attempts to assassinate the evil Chogoro but ends up being captured by Yakuza. His life is spared by Boss Juzaburo, in order that the harmony of an ... See full summary »

Director: Kazuo Ikehiro | Stars: Tôru Abe, Yoshio Harada, Akio Hasegawa, Etsuko Ichihara

Votes: 108

38. Island of the Evil Spirits (1981)

131 min | Drama, Mystery

6.8
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About and ex-hippies memories of the death of John Lennon and the strange encounter with the murder mystery of a woman turning schizophrenic of grief.

Director: Masahiro Shinoda | Stars: Takeshi Kaga, Masato Furuoya, Jun Hamamura, Izumi Hara

Votes: 41

39. The Outcast (1962)

119 min | Drama

6.7
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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: 115

40. Senba zuru (1953)

122 min | Drama

6.7
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Director: Kôzaburô Yoshimura | Stars: Michiyo Kogure, Nobuko Otowa, Haruko Sugimura, Masayuki Mori

Votes: 10

41. Chiisai tôbôsha (1966)

108 min | Adventure, Family

7.6
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Directors: Eduard Bocharov, Teinosuke Kinugasa | Stars: Chiharu Inayoshi, Michiyo Yasuda, Hiroyuki Ôta, Machiko Kyô

Votes: 62

42. Dohyosai (1944)

78 min

6.2
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Director: Santarô Marune | Stars: Chiezô Kataoka, Akira Kishii, Haruyo Ichikawa

Votes: 18

43. Mushukunin Mikogami no Jôkichi: Kiba wa hikisaita (1972)

88 min | Action, Drama

6.7
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Can a sinful man change and find peace? It's unlikely in gang-plagued Japan. Jokichi of Mikogami, a drifter (and hired sword), goes straight after protecting a woman in distress: they marry... See full summary »

Director: Kazuo Ikehiro | Stars: Yoshio Harada, Atsuo Nakamura, Kayo Matsuo, Sanae Kitabayashi

Votes: 142

44. Maihime (1989)

123 min

6.5
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Young military doctor goes to study in 1880s Berlin and falls in love with a local dancer. Tragedy ensues.

Director: Masahiro Shinoda | Stars: Hiromi Gô, Lisa Wolf, Brigitte Graham, Haruko Katô

Votes: 33

45. Bonchi (1960)

105 min | Drama

7.5
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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, Mitsukô Kusabue, Machiko Kyô

Votes: 55

46. Muhomatsu no issho (1943)

80 min | Action, Adventure

7.3
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Matsugoro is a poor rickshaw driver whose animated spirit and optimistic demeanor make him a favorite of the town. Matsu helps an injured boy, Toshio, and is hired by the boy's parents.

Director: Hiroshi Inagaki | Stars: Tsumasaburô Bandô, Ryûnosuke Tsukigata, Keiko Sonoi, Kyôji Sugi

Votes: 61

47. Dohyô matsuri (1944)

82 min

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Director: Santarô Marune | Stars: Chiezô Kataoka, Haruyo Ichikawa, Mitsusaburô Ramon, Isamu Yamaguchi

48. Akumyô (1961)

94 min | Action, Crime

7.0
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Director: Tokuzô Tanaka | Stars: Shintarô Katsu, Jirô Tamiya, Tamao Nakamura, Yasuko Nakada

Votes: 27

49. Sisters of Nishijin (1952)

Drama

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A family of silkweavers are hit hard by industrialization.

Director: Kôzaburô Yoshimura | Stars: Yumiko Miyagino, Mitsuko Miura, Yûko Tsumura, Kinuyo Tanaka

Votes: 8

50. Aru koroshi ya (1967)

82 min | Action, Crime

6.6
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A former soldier, reduced to working at a restaurant post-war, becomes a contract killer for the yakuza gangs he's in contact with.

Director: Kazuo Mori | Stars: Raizô Ichikawa, Mikio Narita, Yumiko Nogawa, Asao Koike

Votes: 134



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