Nikkan Sports Film Award Best Pictureby idi_i_smotri | created - 13 Jan 2012 | updated - 13 Jan 2012 | Public
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1. A Chaos of Flowers (1988)
139 min | Drama
Poet Akiko Yosano is a poor woman with many children, she composes while doing the housework. Her passion flows towards Takeo Arishima, a noted novelist.
3. Childhood Days (1990)
119 min | Drama
Bombing during World War II resulted in whole urban populations fleeing to the countryside, and this created a meeting of urban and rural cultures. Shinji (a young boy evacuated from Tokyo)... See full summary »
4. Musuko (1991)
121 min | Comedy, Romance
Tetsuo is a young man living in Tokyo, who falls in love with a deaf-mute factory girl. He has always felt jealous of his college- educated brother, but ultimately wins both the girl and ... See full summary »
5. Sumo Do, Sumo Don't (1992)
105 min | Comedy, Sport
Yet another tradition in the tradition of "ragtag misfits" in Japanese comedy...Sumo Do, Sumo Don't tells the story of a university sumo club in Japan. In today's Japan, the younger ... See full summary »
6. A Class to Remember (1993)
128 min | Drama
At a night school a diverse group of students ranging from teenagers to the elderly, smart to the under-developed and of different races have been assembled to study and finally hopefully ... See full summary »
7. Crest of Betrayal (1994)
106 min | Action, Drama, Horror
When Tamiya Iyemon joins the Asano Clan, he brings with him a legacy of death. Aside from Horibe Yasubei, he is the only one with fighting experience and could help the group carrying out their long-awaited vendetta against Lord Kira.
8. Sharaku (1995)
115 min | Biography, Drama, History
A crippled kabuki player is taken into a strolling company of itinerant actors. An influential publisher notices his honest, bold drawings, and nurtures him despite persecution and betrayal... See full summary »
9. Shall We Dance? (1996)
PG | 136 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A successful but unhappy Japanese accountant finds the missing passion in his life when he begins to secretly take ballroom dance lessons.
Votes: 10,168 | Gross: $9.68M
13. A Class to Remember 4: Fifteen (2000)
120 min | Drama
Bored with school, 15-year-old Daisuke Kawashima embarks on a pilgrimage to visit the 7,000-year-old cedar tree on distant Yakushima Island. Through his journey, Daisuke meets a number of ... See full summary »
14. Spirited Away (2001)
PG | 125 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
During her family's move to the suburbs, a sullen 10-year-old girl wanders into a world ruled by gods, witches, and spirits, and where humans are changed into beasts.
Votes: 587,956 | Gross: $10.06M
15. The Twilight Samurai (2002)
129 min | Drama, History, Romance
As the feudal Japan era draws to a close, a widower samurai experiences difficulty balancing clan loyalties, 2 young daughters, an aged mother, and the sudden reappearance of his childhood sweetheart.
17. Blood and Bones (2004)
140 min | Drama
In 1923, the Korean teenager Kim Shun-Pei moves from Cheju Island, in South Korea, to Osaka, in Japan. Along the years, he becomes a cruel, greedy and violent man and builds a factory of ... See full summary »
18. Break Through! (2004)
118 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
Kyoto 1968. Several high school students deal with their life as Korean-Japanese trying to earn each other's love and respect. But the times are not kind to them.
20. I Just Didn't Do It (2006)
143 min | Drama
A young man is falsely accused of molesting a high-school girl on a train. He is arrested and charged, and goes through endless court sessions, all the while insisting that he is innocent.
24. Postcard (2010)
114 min | Drama, Romance, War
Toward the end of World War II, middle-aged soldier Keita is entrusted with a postcard from a comrade who is sure he will die in battle. After the war ends, Keita visits his comrade's wife ... See full summary »