With Toei Kyoto (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Revenge (1964)
Not Rated | 104 min | Action, Drama
After killing a high-ranking officer in an illegal duel, a low-ranking samurai is declared insane and challenged to a fixed duel by the vengeful clan to which his dead opponent belonged to.
2. Akô-jô danzetsu (1978)
159 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
This is the story of "The Forty-Seven Ronin." Based on historical events in 1701 -- 1702, the movie tells the tale of the Asano clan's downfall and the revenge of its former samurai on the ... See full synopsis »
3. Love, Thy Name Be Sorrow (1962)
109 min | Drama, Fantasy
In the reign of the Emperor Suzaku (930- 946 A.D.), various mishaps happen after a strange white rainbow in appearance in the sky over Kyoto. The Emperor orders a famous astronomer, ... See full summary »
5. Sennen no koi - Hikaru Genji monogatari (2001)
143 min | Biography, Drama, History
Based on the ancient Japanese Tale of Genji. This film is set in 900AD and tells the story of a famous female writer of the time, Murasaki Shikibu. Her story begins from the death of her ... See full summary »
6. Kunoichi ninpo (1964)
87 min | Action, Drama
In Osaka during the Edo period, ruler Sanada Yukimura was in losing position. Fearing Toyotomi's blood descendants would end, he impregnates one Shinano female ninja with the seed of Toyotomi in hopes of continuing the bloodline.
7. Succession (1992)
119 min | Drama
A stockbroker turned yakuza has been ordered to ask the boss of another yakuza outfit to be the substitute emcee of a succession ceremony - the passing of the baton from the older to the younger yakuza generation.
16. 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.
17. Hero of the Red Light District (1960)
109 min | Action, Fantasy
A successful textile industrialist from the provinces, who is beloved by his employees for his kindness, cannot find a wife because of a disfiguring birthmark on his face. Even the ... See full summary »
18. The Master Spearman (1960)
99 min | Drama, History, Romance
Kurando is a retired samurai. Granted a last-second reprieve from the obligation to commit Harakiri, he decides to settle down and marry one of two kabuki actresses who helped him enjoy what he thought would be his final days.
21. Gray Sunset (1985)
122 min | Drama
Grandfather Fuyukichi Takano, a former university professor, gets fired from his museum job when he is affected by Alzheimer's disease, but his affliction serves to deepen family ties.
24. Kura (1995)
130 min | Drama
In spite of a longstanding tradition forbidding women from working in a sake brewery, Retsu, a young blind woman, challenges herself to overcome her disability in order to save her family's sake business.
25. Matatabi san ning yakuza (1965)
120 min | Action, Drama
This anthology tells three separate stories, all about yakuza (Japan's gangsters) in the feudal period. In the first, Sentaro, a roaming yakuza, seeks sanctuary with a gang which then asks ... See full summary »
32. In Search of Mother (1962)
83 min | Drama
The protagonist Chujiro, who possesses many attractive qualities, is a victim of unkind circumstances: his mother abandoned him as a child, so he had no choice but to live outside society. ... See full summary »
37. Bakumatsu zankoku monogatari (1964)
99 min | Action, Drama
A headstrong young man seeks to join the Shinsengumi, but as his determination impresses his superiors, questions begin to arise as to his true identity and intentions.
40. Sanada fûunroku (1963)
100 min | Comedy, Fantasy, History
Osaka in the early 1600s, aftermath of the historical Battle of Sekigahara; a group of orphan children are wandering through the battlefield scavenging for armour when they encounter a ... See full summary »