With Toho Film (Eiga) Co. Ltd. (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
3. Lady Snowblood (1973)
Not Rated | 97 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
A strikingly beautiful young woman is raised from birth to be a deadly instrument of revenge against the swindlers who destroyed her family.
5. Lone Wolf and Cub: Sword of Vengeance (1972)
Not Rated | 84 min | Action, Adventure
The story of a Ronin (i.e. a masterless samurai) who wanders the countryside of Japan with his small child, having various adventures.
7. Sanshiro Sugata (1943)
Not Rated | 79 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Sugata, a young man, struggles to learn the nuance and meaning of judo, and in doing so comes to learn something of the meaning of life.
8. Lady Snowblood 2: Love Song of Vengeance (1974)
Not Rated | 89 min | Drama, Thriller
To avoid a death sentence for her prior acts of bloodshed, the vengeful swordswoman Lady Snowblood is conscripted by the Japanese Secret Police to assassinate political dissidents.
10. The World's Most Beautiful Swindlers (1964)
108 min | Comedy, Crime
Four swindle stories, taking place successively in Tokyo - Japan (Les cinq bienfaiteurs de Fumiko), Amsterdam - The Netherlands (La riviere de diamants), Italie (La feuille de route), and Paris - France (L'homme qui vendit la tour Eiffel).
11. Sky of Love (2007)
129 min | Drama, Romance
Mika is a fresh high school student who starts texting a mysterious boy. She is shocked when he reveals who he is - Hiro, a delinquent attending her school. What she doesn't know is that Hiro isn't as bad as he seems.
13. Hymn to a Tired Man (1968)
130 min | Drama
During WWII a soldier is beaten so badly by a superior officer he is left deaf. After the war he is an inventor and meets this officer at the patent office. The man is still the bully he was.
16. The Song Lantern (1943)
93 min | Drama
The head of an acclaimed Noh (traditional, stylised Japanese drama form) troupe has a son whom he wants to inherit the troupe/ school. Touring in the provinces, the son seeks out a famed ... See full synopsis »
17. Konketsuji Rika (1972)
92 min | Action, Crime, Drama
First film of a trilogy following the dramatic life of Rika, a half-Japanese/half-American woman who becomes the tough-as-nails leader of an all-girl crime gang.
18. Seishun no kiryû (1942)
87 min | Drama
It was supposed to be about a love story, but it was and was not. An aircraft mechanic working for the government is matched by his boss with the latter man's daughter (Setsuko Hara) who is... See full summary »
80 min | Action
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 »
25. Nanking (1938)
80 min | Documentary, War
Described by Japanese sources of the time as a record of the Chinese city and the history of the "Sino-Japanese Affair" up to the present. A propaganda picture which naturally is very ... See full summary »
26. The Giant (1938)
66 min | Drama
The last film of director Itami took inspiration from Les Miserables. Transpiring during the Southwestern War of 1877 in Japan, which was the last civil war in the country, a criminal ... See full summary »
32. Wakaki hi no yorokobi (1943)
Not Rated | 61 min | Adventure, Drama
During World War II a young woman quits university and instead obtains a job at a magazine about film that her mentor set up for her. The mentor herself is an actress. Here the woman meets ... See full summary »
35. Bôrô no kesshitai (1943)
95 min | Action, War
The story centres around a border security team in 1935 Korea. Upon receiving new recruits they hold a welcome party including a restaurant owner and his daughter. The border's commander ... See full summary »
36. The Wayside Pebble (1960)
104 min | Drama
In Meiji era Japan a sixth grade boy is smart, likable and confident and owing to his academic success liked by his teacher. Things are not going well at home, however, where his father ... See full summary »
37. Midori no daichi (1942)
117 min | Drama
Set in Qingdao, China, a Japanese company locates an office there and begins work and cooperation with a local Chinese company for business. Many Japanese engineers also move to China, with... See full summary »
38. Burari burabura monogatari (1962)
98 min | Comedy
A man wandering through the land with a large amount of money encounters a fellow vagabond, a woman who has suffered from the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, but she proceeds to run off with his wealth.
41. Shidô monogatari (1941)
107 min | Drama
In this semi-documentary, an older locomotive driver is tasked with training younger ones and is currently training two in particular. The old man is finding the task overwhelming as it is ... See full summary »