Filming Location Matching "Osaka, Japan" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Solaris (1972)

PG | 167 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.1
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90 Metascore

A psychologist is sent to a station orbiting a distant planet in order to discover what has caused the crew to go insane.

Director: Andrei Tarkovsky | Stars: Natalya Bondarchuk, Donatas Banionis, Jüri Järvet, Vladislav Dvorzhetskiy

Votes: 70,800

2. Equals (2015)

PG-13 | 101 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

6.1
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43 Metascore

In an emotionless utopia, two people fall in love when they regain their feelings from a mysterious disease, causing tensions between them and their society.

Director: Drake Doremus | Stars: Nicholas Hoult, Kristen Stewart, Vernetta Lopez, Scott Lawrence

Votes: 24,487 | Gross: $0.03M

3. Tokyo Story (1953)

Not Rated | 136 min | Drama

8.2
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An old couple visit their children and grandchildren in the city; but the children have little time for them.

Director: Yasujirô Ozu | Stars: Chishû Ryû, Chieko Higashiyama, Sô Yamamura, Setsuko Hara

Votes: 44,709

4. Black Rain (1989)

R | 125 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.7
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56 Metascore

Two NYC cops arrest a Yakuza member and must escort him when he's extradited to Japan.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Michael Douglas, Andy Garcia, Ken Takakura, Kate Capshaw

Votes: 45,995 | Gross: $46.21M

5. The Amazing Race (2001– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Adventure, Family, Game-Show

7.6
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Multiple teams race around the globe for $1,000,000 to 'amazing' locations.

Stars: Phil Keoghan, Joyce Agu, Uchenna Agu, Jet McCoy

Votes: 12,864

6. Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)

G | 144 min | Action, Drama, History

7.5
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46 Metascore

In 1941, following months of economic embargo, Japan prepares to open its war against the United States with a preventive strike on the US naval base at Pearl Harbor.

Directors: Richard Fleischer, Kinji Fukasaku, Toshio Masuda | Stars: Martin Balsam, Sô Yamamura, Jason Robards, Joseph Cotten

Votes: 29,526 | Gross: $29.55M

7. Samsara (I) (2011)

PG-13 | 102 min | Documentary, Music

8.5
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65 Metascore

Filmed over nearly five years in twenty-five countries on five continents, and shot on seventy-millimetre film, Samsara transports us to the varied worlds of sacred grounds, disaster zones, industrial complexes, and natural wonders.

Director: Ron Fricke | Stars: Balinese Tari Legong Dancers, Ni Made Megahadi Pratiwi, Puti Sri Candra Dewi, Putu Dinda Pratika

Votes: 30,101 | Gross: $2.67M

8. Rurouni Kenshin Part I: Origins (2012)

TV-MA | 134 min | Action, Drama, History

7.5
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A former assassin who has resolved to never kill again has his vow sorely tested.

Director: Keishi Ohtomo | Stars: Colleen Clinkenbeard, J. Michael Tatum, Patrick Seitz, Ian Sinclair

Votes: 18,136

9. Manhunt (2017)

106 min | Action, Thriller

5.2
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68 Metascore

Accused of heinous crimes he didn't commit, a prosecutor sets out on a mission to clear his name.

Director: John Woo | Stars: Hanyu Zhang, Masaharu Fukuyama, Stephy Qi, Ji-won Ha

Votes: 2,259

10. The Yakuza (1974)

R | 112 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.2
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American private-eye Harry Kilmer returns to Japan to rescue a friend's kidnapped daughter from the clutches of the Yakuza.

Director: Sydney Pollack | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Ken Takakura, Brian Keith, Herb Edelman

Votes: 6,909

11. Parasyte: Part 1 (2014)

109 min | Action, Drama, Horror

7.0
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The humanity is suffering from murders all over the globe, called "Mincemeat murders". High school student, Izumi Shinichi has a parasite living off him, having replaced his right hand, and he might be the discoverer of truth.

Director: Takashi Yamazaki | Stars: Shôta Sometani, Eri Fukatsu, Ai Hashimoto, Kazuki Kitamura

Votes: 3,541

12. Mobile Suit Gundam Wing (1995–1996)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.1
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A squadron of giant robot pilots of a beleaguered Earth colony bring the war to their oppressive home planet.

Stars: Hikaru Midorikawa, Toshihiko Seki, Ryûzô Ishino, Akio Ôtsuka

Votes: 3,829

13. Godzilla vs. Biollante (1989)

PG | 104 min | Action, Sci-Fi

6.6
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After rising from his volcanic grave, Godzilla is threatened by a mutated rosebush.

Director: Kazuki Ohmori | Stars: Kunihiko Mitamura, Yoshiko Tanaka, Masanobu Takashima, Kôji Takahashi

Votes: 4,520

14. Last Life in the Universe (2003)

R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.6
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73 Metascore

A suicidal, obsessively compulsive Japanese librarian is forced to lie low in Thailand with a pot-smoking woman coping with the recent loss of her sister.

Director: Pen-Ek Ratanaruang | Stars: Tadanobu Asano, Sinitta Boonyasak, Takashi Miike, Laila Boonyasak

Votes: 10,527 | Gross: $0.03M

15. Parasyte: Part 2 (2015)

117 min | Action, Drama, Horror

6.5
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Humanity is under attack by human-mimicking flesh-eating alien parasites. One parasite bonds with his young high school student host, and he convinces the parasite to help him stop the others.

Director: Takashi Yamazaki | Stars: Tadanobu Asano, Jun Kunimura, Kazuki Kitamura, Shôta Sometani

Votes: 1,980

16. Ace Attorney (2012)

135 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.6
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This movie is based on the second and fourth cases in the popular video game Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney. The plot follows Phoenix Wright, a novice lawyer, who faces off against expert ... See full summary »

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Hiroki Narimiya, Takumi Saitoh, Mirei Kiritani, Akiyoshi Nakao

Votes: 2,465

17. Radiance (II) (2017)

101 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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52 Metascore

A passionate writer of film versions for the visually impaired meets an older photographer who is slowly losing his eyesight.

Director: Naomi Kawase | Stars: Masatoshi Nagase, Ayame Misaki, Tatsuya Fuji, Kazuko Shirakawa

Votes: 1,164

18. The Makioka Sisters (1983)

Not Rated | 140 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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The orphaned Makioka sisters look for a husband for their third sister, Yukiko, as the rebellious youngest sister, Taeko, is kept waiting her turn.

Director: Kon Ichikawa | Stars: Yoshiko Sakuma, Sayuri Yoshinaga, Yûko Kotegawa, Jûzô Itami

Votes: 1,232

19. The Last Voyage (1960)

Approved | 91 min | Drama

6.6
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After a boiler explosion aboard an aging ocean liner, a man struggles to free his injured wife from the wreckage of their cabin and ensure the safety of their four-year-old daughter as the ship begins to sink.

Director: Andrew L. Stone | Stars: Robert Stack, Dorothy Malone, George Sanders, Edmond O'Brien

Votes: 1,702

20. Top Knot Detective (2017)

87 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.4
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This is the story of how a failed Japanese samurai series became an instant cult classic.

Directors: Aaron McCann, Dominic Pearce | Stars: Toshi Okuzaki, Masa Yamaguchi, Mayu Iwasaki, Kuni Hashimoto

Votes: 249

21. Love and Honour (2006)

PG-13 | 122 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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A look at the relationship between a young blind samurai (Kimura) and his wife, who will make a sacrifice in order to defend her husband's honor.

Director: Yôji Yamada | Stars: Takuya Kimura, Rei Dan, Mitsugorô Bandô, Takashi Sasano

Votes: 2,997 | Gross: $0.02M

22. When the Last Sword Is Drawn (2002)

Not Rated | 143 min | Drama

7.5
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A samurai goes to extraordinary lengths to provide for his family.

Director: Yôjirô Takita | Stars: Kiichi Nakai, Kôichi Satô, Yui Natsukawa, Takehiro Murata

Votes: 4,469

23. Flight from Ashiya (1964)

Not Rated | 100 min | Adventure, Romance, Drama

5.4
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A flight crew tries to save the survivors of a shipwreck off the coast of Japan during a raging typhoon.

Director: Michael Anderson | Stars: Yul Brynner, Richard Widmark, George Chakiris, Suzy Parker

Votes: 430

24. Bullet Train (1975)

Not Rated | 152 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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Criminals plant a bomb on a high-speed train. It will explode when the train slows down, unless a ransom is paid.

Director: Jun'ya Satô | Stars: Ken Takakura, Shin'ichi Chiba, Kei Yamamoto, Eiji Gô

Votes: 773

25. Gamera vs. Monster X (1970)

Not Rated | 83 min | Action, Adventure, Family

5.5
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When an ancient statue is moved for display in Expo '70, a giant, vaguely Triceratops-like monster is released. The monster goes to Japan in pursuit of the statue and ends up battling Gamera, the giant flying turtle.

Director: Noriaki Yuasa | Stars: Tsutomu Takakuwa, Kelly Varis, Katherine Murphy, Kon Ohmura

Votes: 860

26. Stolen Desire (1958)

92 min | Comedy

7.1
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A rumbunctious and ribald tale of a troupe of travelling actors who alternate highlights of kabuki theatre with strip shows.

Director: Shôhei Imamura | Stars: Osamu Takizawa, Shin'ichi Yanagisawa, Hiroyuki Nagato, Kô Nishimura

Votes: 493

27. Proxy War (1973)

Not Rated | 119 min | Action, Drama

7.5
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Yakuza boss Shozo Hirono must choose his alliances carefully as the local gangster family affiliations prove themselves to be wildly unstable, causing gang conflicts to slowly escalate.

Director: Kinji Fukasaku | Stars: Bunta Sugawara, Akira Kobayashi, Tsunehiko Watase, Shingo Yamashiro

Votes: 948

28. The Castle of Sand (1974)

143 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.4
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Detectives investigate the murder of an old man found in a Tokyo rail yard.

Director: Yoshitarô Nomura | Stars: Tetsurô Tanba, Gô Katô, Kensaku Morita, Yôko Shimada

Votes: 912

29. Kamen Rider (1971–1973)

TV-G | 30 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.9
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A grasshopper-like, motorcycle-riding cyborg (joined by another one later in the show) fights the evil organization that transformed him for their evil deeds.

Stars: Hiroshi Fujioka, Shinji Nakae, Jirô Yabuki, Wakako Oki

Votes: 179

30. Setoutsumi (2016)

75 min | Drama

6.7
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In a series of segments two different and contrasting high school students share experiences in their young lives as they idle away the extra time on their hands. One is serious and the ... See full summary »

Director: Tatsushi Ohmori | Stars: Sôsuke Ikematsu, Motomi Makiguchi, Takuya Matsumoto, Ayami Nakajô

Votes: 439

31. Women of the Night (1948)

75 min | Drama

7.2
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A mistress of a drug dealer in post-war Japan is shocked when she discovers that he is having an affair with her sister.

Director: Kenji Mizoguchi | Stars: Kinuyo Tanaka, Sanae Takasugi, Tomie Tsunoda, Mitsuo Nagata

Votes: 952

32. Repast (1951)

97 min | Drama

7.8
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Michiyo lives in the small place Osaka and is not happy with her marriage, all she does is cook and clean for her husband.

Director: Mikio Naruse | Stars: Ken Uehara, Setsuko Hara, Yukiko Shimazaki, Yôko Sugi

Votes: 1,215

33. Miss Osaka

Drama, Thriller | Post-production

To find yourself you need to risk losing everything.

Director: Daniel Dencik | Stars: Victoria Carmen Sonne, Mikkel Boe Følsgaard, Mirai Moriyama, Kaho Minami

34. Astro Zombies: M4 - Invaders from Cyberspace (2012)

90 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

4.4
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Mutant hordes are sent to annihilate mankind.

Director: Ted V. Mikels | Stars: Sean Morelli, Jaime Preston Lynch, Ted V. Mikels, Foster Boom

Votes: 85

35. 2002 FIFA World Cup Korea/Japan (2002– )

Sport

7.9
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2002's Football World Cup, held in Korea and Japan.

Stars: Fatih Akyel, Yildiray Bastürk, Emre Belozoglu, Umit Davala

Votes: 319

36. Meeting People Is Easy (1998)

Not Rated | 99 min | Documentary, Music

7.6
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An entertaining "rockumentary" about Radiohead that shows some of the tedium of being a rock star, as well as some of the fun stuff.

Director: Grant Gee | Stars: Radiohead, Thom Yorke, Jonny Greenwood, Ed O'Brien

Votes: 2,935 | Gross: $0.05M

37. The Great Happiness Space: Tale of an Osaka Love Thief (2006)

Not Rated | 76 min | Documentary

7.9
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Welcome to The Great Happiness Space: Rakkyo Café. The club's owner, Issei (22), has a staff of twenty boys all under his training to become the top escorts of Osaka's underground love ... See full summary »

Director: Jake Clennell

Votes: 1,343

38. Muddy River (1981)

105 min | Drama

7.9
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In post-War Japan, a boy from a noodle store-owning family befriends a neighboring boy living in poverty.

Director: Kôhei Oguri | Stars: Takahiro Tamura, Mariko Kaga, Nobutaka Asahara, Makiko Shibata

Votes: 642

39. Sign Gene: The First Deaf Superheroes (2017)

Adventure

7.8
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The first generation of deaf superheroes with superpowers through the use of sign language.

Director: Emilio Insolera | Stars: Emilio Insolera, Benjamin Bahan, Hiroshi Vava, Danny Gong

Votes: 25

40. Silence Has No Wings (1966)

100 min | Drama

7.1
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Following the journey of a caterpillar along the Japanese islands from Nagasaki to Hokkaido, this allegorical and oblique first feature film by Kuroki depicts in exquisite images a series of encounters and life's turning points.

Director: Kazuo Kuroki | Stars: Mariko Kaga, Hiroyuki Nagato, Shôichi Ozawa, Fumio Watanabe

Votes: 271

41. Final Episode (1974)

Not Rated | 100 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.5
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While Hirono is in prison, his rival Takeda turns his own crime organization into a political party, whose two executives stir up new tensions in their thirst for power.

Director: Kinji Fukasaku | Stars: Seizô Fukumoto, Nobuo Kaneko, Jô Shishido, Bunta Sugawara

Votes: 735

42. Modulations (1998)

75 min | Documentary, Music

7.2
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The evolution of electronic music and its many genres. How the wide range of styles and scenes formed through experimentations on sound formation.

Director: Iara Lee | Stars: Arthur Baker, Afrika Bambaataa, Carl Cox, David Kristian

Votes: 346 | Gross: $0.14M

43. Queer Japan (2019)

99 min | Documentary

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Trailblazing artists, activists, and everyday people from across the spectrum of gender and sexuality defy social norms and dare to live unconventional lives in this kaleidoscopic view of ... See full summary »

Director: Graham Kolbeins | Stars: Hiroshi Hasegawa, Tomato Hatakeno, Leslie Kee, Atsushi Matsuda

44. This Shocking World (1963)

100 min | Documentary, Musical

5.4
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A documentary highlighting some of the oddest, strangest and more grotesque examples of human behavior. Included are a tour of the Grand Guignol theater in Paris, a man who sticks long ... See full summary »

Director: Gianni Proia | Stars: George Sanders, Alexander, Maria Ansaldi, Laura Betti

Votes: 71

45. Misono Universe (2015)

103 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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As a band plays for a crowd in a certain town square in Osaka, a young man rushes the stage, grabs the microphone, and begins to sing. The crowd is blown away by the man's singing voice, ... See full summary »

Director: Nobuhiro Yamashita | Stars: Subaru Shibutani, Fumi Nikaidô, Sarina Suzuki, Katsumi Kawahara

Votes: 248

46. Lock and Roll Forever (2008)

Comedy

5.9
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Six members of Japanese girl group Oreskaband set their sights on world domination - but first, they must conquer Hollywood.

Director: Chris Grismer | Stars: Lucas Grabeel, Ike Barinholtz, Taylor Negron, Brad Dourif

Votes: 48

47. Hit So Hard (2011)

Not Rated | 103 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

6.9
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52 Metascore

A documentary that follows Hole drummer Patty Schemel as she struggles with fame and addiction.

Director: P. David Ebersole | Stars: Patty Schemel, Courtney Love, Eric Erlandson, Melissa Auf der Maur

Votes: 622 | Gross: $0.03M

48. Village of Eight Gravestones (1977)

151 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.6
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The heir to a family fortune discovers that a curse has been placed on it, put there centuries before by a band of samurai warriors.

Director: Yoshitarô Nomura | Stars: Ken'ichi Hagiwara, Mayumi Ogawa, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Yôko Yamamoto

Votes: 241

49. Typhoon Over Nagasaki (1957)

115 min | Drama

6.2
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Pierre Marsac, a French engineer working for the Nagasaki shipbuilding yards, has fallen in love both with Japan and a charming Japanese girl named Noriko. But Françoise Fabre, a French ... See full summary »

Director: Yves Ciampi | Stars: Danielle Darrieux, Jean Marais, Keiko Kishi, Gert Fröbe

Votes: 86

50. Alanis Morissette: Jagged Little Pill - Live (1997 Video)

90 min | Music

7.9
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Directors: Alanis Morissette, Steve Purcell | Stars: Chris Chaney, Taylor Hawkins, Nick Lashley, Alanis Morissette

Votes: 161


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