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Poll: 35 Films from the Golden Age of Japanese Cinema

The 1950s is regarded by film historians as the 'Golden Age' of Japanese cinema. Some of the most critically acclaimed Japanese films of all time were produced during this period.

These are the top 35 most popular films from the Golden Age of Japanese Cinema. Which one would you most like to discover?

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    Seven Samurai (1954)

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    Rashomon (1950)

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    Ikiru (1952)

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    Throne of Blood (1957)

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    Tokyo Story (1953)

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    The Hidden Fortress (1958)

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    Hiroshima Mon Amour (1959)

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    Godzilla (1954)

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    Ugetsu (1953)

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    Sansho the Bailiff (1954)

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    Samurai I: Musashi Miyamoto (1954)

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    Godzilla, King of the Monsters! (1956)

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    Floating Weeds (1959)

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    Good Morning (1959)

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    Early Summer (1951)

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    The Life of Oharu (1952)

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    Samurai II: Duel at Ichijoji Temple (1955)

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    Samurai III: Duel at Ganryu Island (1956)

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    The Burmese Harp (1956)

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    The Human Condition I: No Greater Love (1959)

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    The Lower Depths (1957)

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    The Idiot (1951)

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    Godzilla Raids Again (1955)

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    Fires on the Plain (1959)

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    The Human Condition II: Road to Eternity (1959)

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    Rodan (1956)

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    I Live in Fear (1955)

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    Street of Shame (1956)

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    Equinox Flower (1958)

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    Scandal (1950)

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    A Story from Chikamatsu (1954)

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    Prince of Space (1959)

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    Gate of Hell (1953)

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    Tokyo Twilight (1957)

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    Early Spring (1956)


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