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1. 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: 44,268

2. Late Spring (1949)

Not Rated | 108 min | Drama

8.3
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Noriko is twenty-seven years old and still living with her widowed father. Everybody tries to talk her into marrying, but Noriko wants to stay at home caring for her father.

Director: Yasujirô Ozu | Stars: Chishû Ryû, Setsuko Hara, Yumeji Tsukioka, Haruko Sugimura

Votes: 12,201

3. Early Summer (1951)

Not Rated | 125 min | Drama

8.2
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A family chooses a match for their daughter Noriko, but she, surprisingly, has her own plans.

Director: Yasujirô Ozu | Stars: Setsuko Hara, Chishû Ryû, Chikage Awashima, Kuniko Miyake

Votes: 6,210

4. The Idiot (1951)

Not Rated | 166 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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A Japanese veteran, driven partially mad from the war, travels to the snowy island of Kameda where he soon enters a love triangle with his best friend and a disgraced woman.

Director: Akira Kurosawa | Stars: Setsuko Hara, Masayuki Mori, Toshirô Mifune, Yoshiko Kuga

Votes: 4,067

5. Late Autumn (1960)

Not Rated | 128 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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A widow tries to marry off her daughter with the help of her late husband's three friends.

Director: Yasujirô Ozu | Stars: Setsuko Hara, Yôko Tsukasa, Mariko Okada, Keiji Sada

Votes: 3,819

6. Sound of the Mountain (1954)

Approved | 95 min | Drama

7.9
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An ingratiating bride develops warm ties to her father-in-law while her cold husband blithely slights her for another woman.

Director: Mikio Naruse | Stars: Setsuko Hara, Sô Yamamura, Ken Uehara, Yôko Sugi

Votes: 1,329

7. The End of Summer (1961)

103 min | Drama

8.0
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The family of an older man who runs a small sake brewery become concerned with his finances and his health after they discover him visiting an old mistress from his youth.

Director: Yasujirô Ozu | Stars: Ganjirô Nakamura, Setsuko Hara, Yôko Tsukasa, Michiyo Aratama

Votes: 3,156

8. Chushingura (1962)

207 min | Action, Drama, History

7.8
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After their lord is tricked into committing ritual suicide, forty-seven samurai warriors await the chance to avenge their master and reclaim their honor.

Director: Hiroshi Inagaki | Stars: Yûzô Kayama, Chûsha Ichikawa, Tatsuya Mihashi, Akira Takarada

Votes: 1,776

9. No Regrets for Our Youth (1946)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama

7.2
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The daughter of a politically disgraced university professor struggles to find a place for herself in love and life, in the uncertain world of Japan leading into WWII.

Director: Akira Kurosawa | Stars: Setsuko Hara, Susumu Fujita, Denjirô Ôkôchi, Haruko Sugimura

Votes: 2,513

10. Tokyo Twilight (1957)

Not Rated | 140 min | Drama

8.2
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Two sisters find out the existence of their long-lost mother, but the younger cannot take the truth of being abandoned as a child.

Director: Yasujirô Ozu | Stars: Setsuko Hara, Ineko Arima, Chishû Ryû, Isuzu Yamada

Votes: 2,828

11. Repast (1951)

97 min | Drama

7.9
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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: 1,208

12. Nippon tanjô (1959)

112 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.8
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The legend of the birth of Shintoism. In Fourth Century Japan, the Emperor Keikoh's son Ouso expects to succeed his father on the throne, but Otomo, the Emperor's vassal, prefers Ouso's ... See full summary »

Director: Hiroshi Inagaki | Stars: Toshirô Mifune, Yôko Tsukasa, Akihiko Hirata, Kyôko Kagawa

Votes: 201

13. Musume tsuma haha (1960)

123 min | Drama

7.3
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The story of a family in Tokyo who live under the same roof in a large house and include the widowed sixty-year-old mother, older son and his wife, the youngest daughter and the older ... See full summary »

Director: Mikio Naruse | Stars: Setsuko Hara, Masayuki Mori, Hideko Takamine, Reiko Dan

Votes: 229

14. Aoi sanmyaku (1949)

92 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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When a post-war high school girl is seen with an older boy many find the nontraditional notion unacceptable and try to trick the girl and also assail her right to continue the relationship.... See full summary »

Director: Tadashi Imai | Stars: Setsuko Hara, Ryô Ikebe, Michiyo Kogure, Yôko Sugi

Votes: 88

15. Atarashiki tsuchi (1937)

120 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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Teruo is an adopted son of an old samurai family that returns to Japan after living in Germany and is expected to marry Mitsuko. But he's struggling to readjust to Japan and intends to marry an Aryan woman.

Directors: Arnold Fanck, Mansaku Itami | Stars: Sessue Hayakawa, Isamu Kosugi, Setsuko Hara, Yuriko Hanabusa

Votes: 86

16. Tokyo Sweetheart (1952)

97 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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Following the Second World War, the lives of various people in a poverty-stricken area of Tokyo are entertwined. Pachinko parlor girls, shoeshine boys, a maker of costume jewelry, and a ... See full summary »

Director: Yasuki Chiba | Stars: Setsuko Hara, Toshirô Mifune, Yôko Sugi, Hisaya Morishige

Votes: 6

17. Ojôsan kanpai (1949)

89 min | Comedy, Romance

7.1
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Goro is not Keizo's real brother, though he call Keizo "aniki" (brother). Goro was an orphan whose parents were killed in the war, and was raised and trained by Keizo.

Director: Keisuke Kinoshita | Stars: Shûji Sano, Setsuko Hara, Sugisaku Aoyama, Fusako Fujima

Votes: 118

18. Kita no san-nin (1945)

72 min | Drama

6.9
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The story of an airport and its air traffic control crew in a remote and northern Japanese town. Three of the air traffic controllers are female with one of them (Hara, Setsuko) working ... See full summary »

Director: Kiyoshi Saeki | Stars: Setsuko Hara, Hideko Takamine, Hisako Yamane, Susumu Fujita

Votes: 14

19. Anjô-ke no butôkai (1947)

89 min | Drama

7.4
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After Japan's loss in the war, the wealthy, cultured, liberal Anjo family have to give up their mansion and their way of life. They hold one last ball at the house before leaving. The ... See full summary »

Director: Kôzaburô Yoshimura | Stars: Setsuko Hara, Yumeko Aizome, Osamu Takizawa, Masayuki Mori

Votes: 260

20. Shûu (1956)

91 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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This wry chamber piece from director Mikio Naruse focuses on a couple whose pet peeves and minor irritations escalate into major rifts and animosity.

Director: Mikio Naruse | Stars: Setsuko Hara, Shûji Sano, Kyôko Kagawa, Akemi Negishi

Votes: 202

21. Hawai · Maree oki kaisen (1942)

116 min | Drama, History, War

6.5
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When a boy who is in the navy college returns home for vacation he meets his young cousin who also wants to join in order to become a pilot. However, the younger man's mother is ... See full summary »

Director: Kajirô Yamamoto | Stars: Denjirô Ôkôchi, Yatarô Kurokawa, Setsuko Hara, Kaoru Itô

Votes: 80

22. Priest of Darkness (1936)

82 min | Drama

7.2
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This movie is about a young stall owner called Onami and her troublesome brother. It all starts when her brother takes a small knife from a samurai who carelessly left it at their stall; ... See full summary »

Director: Sadao Yamanaka | Stars: Chôjûrô Kawarasaki, Kan'emon Nakamura, Shizue Yamagishi, Setsuko Hara

Votes: 316

23. Tôkyô no kyûjitsu (1958)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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May Kawaguchi is a famous Japanese fashion designer. Returning to Tokyo from her home in New York, she travels incognito with a tour group, in hopes of having a quiet vacation without being... See full summary »

Director: Kajirô Yamamoto | Stars: Shirley Yamaguchi, Kaoru Yachigusa, Asami Kuji, Yôko Tsukasa

Votes: 6

24. Jôshû to tomo ni (1956)

146 min | Drama

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The woman-only prison has a cast all with a story of their own and with no dull or routine day. There is an employee who is divorced after her husband had an affair. She loves the jailed ... See full summary »

Director: Seiji Hisamatsu | Stars: Setsuko Hara, Kinuyo Tanaka, Michiyo Kogure, Kyôko Kagawa

25. Ahen senso (1943)

115 min | Drama, Musical, War

8.5
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Two British brothers who are making money for their homeland are meeting buyers for opium in China. There is a police force to counter the dealers, but is not only ineffectual, but also ... See full summary »

Director: Masahiro Makino | Stars: Ennosuke Ichikawa, Seizaburô Kawazu, Setsuko Hara, Hideko Takamine

Votes: 6

26. Seishun no kiryû (1942)

87 min | Drama

7.6
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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 »

Director: Osamu Fushimizu | Stars: Setsuko Hara, Hisako Yamane, Den Ohinata, Susumu Fujita

Votes: 22

27. Musume to watashi (1962)

6.7
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This is the story of a Japanese husband and his French wife who becomes pregnant. They move from France to Yokohama, Japan only to suffer his inability to land a job. Fortunately, there are... See full summary »

Director: Hiromichi Horikawa | Stars: Yuriko Hoshi, Sô Yamamura, Setsuko Hara, Tsutomu Yamazaki

Votes: 6

28. Yasujirô Ozu's Bakushû: The Remake of Early Summer (2011)

Not Rated | 5 min | Short, Drama

8.9
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A family chooses a match for their daughter Noriko, but she, surprisingly, has her own plans to disagree with it.

Director: Mikihiro Endô | Stars: Setsuko Hara, Fumiko Mamiya, Kouichi Mamiya, Noriko Mamiya

Votes: 624

29. Haha no kyoku I (1937)

79 min | Drama

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This film was inspired by the novel Stella Dallas by Olive Higgins Prouty and was initially released in two parts, respectively in 79 minutes and 70 minutes of length. They were combined ... See full summary »

Director: Satsuo Yamamoto | Stars: Setsuko Hara, Jôji Oka, Takako Irie, Yuriko Hanabusa

30. The Giant (1938)

66 min | Drama

6.8
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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 »

Director: Mansaku Itami | Stars: Denjirô Ôkôchi, Setsuko Hara, Sadao Maruyama, Ryô Sayama

Votes: 6

31. Non-chan kumo ni noru (1955)

84 min | Family, Fantasy

6.6
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The film was adopted from the bestselling novel by Momoko Ishii, which was published following World War II. When a girl is in danger of drowning in a lake she had perceived as the clouds, ... See full summary »

Director: Fumindo Kurata | Stars: Setsuko Hara, Haruko Wanibuchi, Susumu Fujita, Musei Tokugawa

Votes: 8

32. Hebihimesama (1940)

112 min | Drama

6.3
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An aristocratic family's daughter is a strong princess. The lord is ill and bedridden. The daughter's younger brother is unhealthy and weak as well. The family's steward is aware that the ... See full summary »

Director: Teinosuke Kinugasa | Stars: Denjirô Ôkôchi, Isuzu Yamada, Setsuko Hara, Seishirô Hara

Votes: 7

33. Bôrô no kesshitai (1943)

95 min | Action, War

6.7
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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 »

Director: Tadashi Imai | Stars: Minoru Takada, Setsuko Hara, Hideo Saito, Ichirô Sugai

Votes: 7

34. Shôri no hi made (1945)

59 min | Comedy, War

6.1
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Toho All-Star Cast.

Director: Mikio Naruse | Stars: Roppa Furukawa, Ken'ichi Enomoto, Entatsu Yokoyama, Achako Hanabishi

Votes: 7

35. Den'en kôkyôgaku (1938)

96 min | Drama

6.6
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The story begins with a Christian father and elementary school headmaster in a snowy village in Hokkaido. He finds a blind girl near Sapporo and takes her in. His wife is unhappy with his ... See full summary »

Director: Satsuo Yamamoto | Stars: Minoru Takada, Setsuko Hara, Ryô Sayama, Tamae Kiyokawa

Votes: 5

36. Taifuken no onna (1948)

68 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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A gang of 4 pirates, down on their luck, head for a weather-tracking station on an outlying island, intending to hold the weather-trackers hostage and raid their next incoming supply ship. ... See full summary »

Director: Hideo Ôba | Stars: Sô Yamamura, Setsuko Hara, Takashi Kanda, Kamon Kawamura

Votes: 18

37. Kêssen no ôzora he (1943)

89 min | Action, Adventure, War

5.7
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A local family' house also serves as a gathering place for air force cadets. The family's boy is weak and often unhealthy. The boy wants to become a pilot as well given how he is exposed to... See full summary »

Director: Kunio Watanabe | Stars: Minoru Takada, Setsuko Hara, Yuriko Hanabusa, Masaru Kodaka

Votes: 12

38. Shanhai rikusentai (1939)

93 min | Action, War

6.9
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A documentary style film that depicts the battle in Shanghai during World War II using the city and its actual ruins as an actual backdrop to the narrative. The realism extended to the use ... See full summary »

Director: Hisatora Kumagai | Stars: Den Ohinata, Setsuko Hara, Sumie Tsubaki, Hideo Saeki

Votes: 7

39. Zoku aoi sanmyaku (1949)

91 min | Drama

6.6
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In this sequel to Aoi sanmyaku (1949) the focus is not on the students', but the teachers' life. When one day a love letter is discovered it escalates into case over which teacher and ... See full summary »

Director: Tadashi Imai | Stars: Setsuko Hara, Ryô Ikebe, Yôko Sugi, Michiyo Kogure

Votes: 35

40. Kin no tamago: Golden girl (1952)

Comedy

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Once an average and seemingly ordinary Tokyo girl, she suddenly finds herself as a TV star owing to her discovery by a casting company, which noticed photographs that her cousin had sent. ... See full summary »

Director: Yasuki Chiba | Stars: Yukiko Shimazaki, Kazuo Masubuchi, Chieko Nakakita, Keiju Kobayashi

41. Ôban (1957)

118 min

7.8
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The story of the man named Ushinosukein who arrives at Tokyo Station in 1927. He was born in a poor area of Shikoku and at age 18 came across a beautiful girl named Kanako in his hometown. ... See full summary »

Director: Yasuki Chiba | Stars: Daisuke Katô, Chikage Awashima, Seizaburô Kawazu, Eijirô Yanagi

Votes: 9

42. Sanbon yubi no otoko (1947)

Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.3
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Being acquainted with the bride's uncle, a famed private detective is invited to a wedding ceremony. The groom's family is moneyed and owns large tracts of land. The bride is a former ... See full summary »

Director: Sadatsugu Matsuda | Stars: Setsuko Hara, Reiko Hatsune, Chiezô Kataoka, Akiko Kazami

Votes: 10

43. Saigo no dasso (1957)

Action, Crime

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In the last film of Hara Setsuko's career involving wars, a group of Japanese nursing students and their instructor played by Hara, is serving at an army camp in China. When Japan loses the... See full summary »

Director: Senkichi Taniguchi | Stars: Chishû Ryû, Setsuko Hara, Reiko Dan, Kôji Tsuruta

44. The Wayside Pebble (1960)

104 min | Drama

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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 »

Director: Seiji Hisamatsu | Stars: Hiroyuki Ôta, Setsuko Hara, Hisaya Morishige, Tatsuya Mihashi

45. Yuwaku (1948)

106 min

7.2
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Mourning the death of her father, a grieving daughter (Hara, Setsuko) meets one of his students (Saburi, Shin) and the two set out to travel to Tokyo. The two share a room en route and ... See full summary »

Director: Kôzaburô Yoshimura | Stars: Shin Saburi, Setsuko Hara, Akira Yamauchi, Haruko Sugimura

Votes: 34

46. Chushingura (Zen) (1939)

78 min | Drama

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Toho All-Star Cast.

Director: Kajirô Yamamoto | Stars: Denjirô Ôkôchi, Kazuo Hasegawa, Yatarô Kurokawa, Setsuko Hara

47. Machi (1939)

82 min | Drama

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Add a Plot

Director: Satsuo Yamamoto | Stars: Den Ohinata, Setsuko Hara, Noboru Kiritachi, Hyô Kitazawa

48. Uruwashiki shuppatsu (1939)

66 min | Drama, Family

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A rich bourgeoisie family has little care in the world and knows no other lifestyle. It is only the family's second daughter who has an insecure bone in her body and ponders a day when the ... See full summary »

Director: Satsuo Yamamoto | Stars: Setsuko Hara, Hideko Takamine, Ichirô Tsukida, Toshio Miki

49. Onna de aru koto (1958)

100 min

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Married for a decade, a couple have no child. He is a lawyer, however, and as a result of one of his cases has the daughter of an imprisoned man living with them. The girl, who is ... See full summary »

Director: Yûzô Kawashima | Stars: Masayuki Mori, Setsuko Hara, Yoshiko Kuga, Tatsuya Mihashi

50. Aijô no kessan (1956)

116 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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Living in a house that has lost its man to the war a year earlier are the widow and her child. Four of the dead man's friends gather to have an anniversary wake. Some time following the ... See full summary »

Director: Shin Saburi | Stars: Setsuko Hara, Keiju Kobayashi, Toshinobu Sawaki, Toshirô Mifune

Votes: 5



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