Most Rated Movies and TV Shows With Ichirô Arishima
1. King Kong vs. Godzilla (1962)
Not Rated | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
A pharmaceutical company captures King Kong and brings him to Japan, where he escapes from captivity and battles a recently released Godzilla.
Votes: 7,388 | Gross: $2.73M
2. Chushingura (1962)
207 min | Action, Drama, History
After their lord is tricked into committing ritual suicide, forty-seven samurai warriors await the chance to avenge their master and reclaim their honor.
5. The Lost World of Sinbad (1963)
96 min | Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Sukezaemon, a pirate, is shipwrecked in a strange corner of the world. With his companion, a wizard named Sennin, Sukezaemon becomes entangled in a plot by the evil premier to succeed the dying King Raksha.
6. Nippon tanjô (1959)
112 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
The legend of the birth of Shintoism. In Fourth Century Japan, the Emperor Keikoh's son Ouso expects to succeed his father on the throne, but Otomo, the Emperor's vassal, prefers Ouso's ... See full summary »
7. Aa bakudan (1964)
95 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Filmed as a traditional Japanese play, a yakuza boss is released from prison, but finds his gang usurped by a shady politician. With the help of his former cell mate he decides to assassinate the politician with an explosive pen.
10. Kiganjô no bôken (1966)
100 min | Action, Adventure, Family
Osami, a soldier-of-fortune from Japan, joins with priest Ensai in a quest for the ashes of the great Buddha. Their journey takes them to a kingdom in the Middle East, where they find intrigue and romance in the court of an evil king.
12. Shiosai (1975)
93 min | Drama, Romance
Lonely youth Shinji meets Hatsue, a pretty pearl diver, on the beach and the two fall in love. But Shinji has a rival for Hatsue's affections, Yasuo. Yasuo spreads unpleasant gossip about ... See full summary »
13. You Can Succeed, Too (1964)
100 min | Comedy, Musical
The closest Japanese cinema ever came to the full-blown Broadway style musical, with singing and dancing on the streets of Tokyo, music by avant-garde composer and jazzman Toshiro Mayuzumi, lyrics by renowned poet.
15. Doburoku no Tatsu (1962)
115 min | Adventure, Drama
Tatsu, an illiterate laborer, works on a back-breaking road-building project deep in the Hokkaido forests. The road crew is a hard-drinking bunch who find humor in brutality. Tatsu seems to... See full summary »
16. Kigeki: Onna wa dokyô (1969)
Young factory worker Manabu (Kawarazaki) falls for pretty college girl Ai (Baisho). One day he gives her a book of poetry by Goethe. A few days later he finds his older brother with the ... See full summary »
20. The Happy Pilgrimage (1958)
119 min | Comedy
Yaji and Kita make a journey to the temple of Ise, presumably as part of a religious pilgrimage, but actually to get away from their wives for a little while. As they travel, they are ... See full summary »
24. Honoo no mai (1978)
96 min | Drama, Romance
Takuji spies a house on the hill while wandering on the beach. He is invited in and treated as an honoured guest, especially by the lovely young Kiyono. They soon marry, but as the year is ... See full summary »
26. Ôban (1957)
The story of the man named Ushinosukein who arrives at Tokyo Station in 1927. He was born in a poor area of Shikoku and at age 18 came across a beautiful girl named Kanako in his hometown. ... See full summary »
27. Dai Chûshingura (1971– )
60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
The famous Japanese legend of the enforced suicide of Lord Asano and the epic attempt by his loyal forty-seven samurai to avenge their unjustly punished lord is the basis for this year-long drama.
28. Dorodarake no junjô (1977)
96 min | Drama, Romance
Teenage cousins Masao and Tamiko fall in love when she comes to his riverside brewery house to take care of his sickly mother. Family objections ensue as Tamiko is older than Masao, and the two cannot marry in peace.
35. Midori harukani (1955)
A children's musical fantasy based on the novel by Makoto Hojo. A child's music box becomes the hiding place for a secret formula sought by spies, in a road movie adventure that launches ... See full summary »
36. Tôkyô no kyûjitsu (1958)
90 min | Comedy, Drama
May Kawaguchi is a famous Japanese fashion designer. Returning to Tokyo from her home in New York, she travels incognito with a tour group, in hopes of having a quiet vacation without being... See full summary »
44. The Daphne (1966)
106 min | Comedy
Four sisters are all named after flowers. While the two youngest are married, the eldest two remain single, much to the annoyance of their long-suffering mother. The mother and her brother try various schemes to find husbands for them.
50. Zokuzoku Ôban: Dotô hen (1957)
In the third film out of four adopted from a novel called Oban, which narrates the story of a trader, a man with a loan over his head decides to return to his hometown and become a farmer. ... See full summary »