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1. Yojimbo (1961)

Not Rated | 110 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

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A crafty ronin comes to a town divided by two criminal gangs and decides to play them against each other to free the town.

Director: Akira Kurosawa | Stars: Toshirô Mifune, Eijirô Tôno, Tatsuya Nakadai, Yôko Tsukasa

Votes: 96,920

2. Throne of Blood (1957)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama

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A war-hardened general, egged on by his ambitious wife, works to fulfill a prophecy that he would become lord of Spider's Web Castle.

Director: Akira Kurosawa | Stars: Toshirô Mifune, Minoru Chiaki, Isuzu Yamada, Takashi Shimura

Votes: 39,723

3. Great Performances (1971– )

Music

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"You Can't Take It With You" is hailed one of the greatest revivals and filmed plays for PBS television. David Woods brought stunning charm, humor, and time to this Moss Hart masterpiece. ... See full summary »

Stars: Julie Andrews, Renée Fleming, Walter Cronkite, Plácido Domingo

Votes: 499

4. The Lower Depths (1957)

Not Rated | 137 min | Drama

7.5
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In a Japanese slum, various residents play out their lives, dreaming of better things or settling for their lot. Among them is a man who pines for a young woman but is stymied by her deceptive family.

Director: Akira Kurosawa | Stars: Toshirô Mifune, Isuzu Yamada, Kyôko Kagawa, Ganjirô Nakamura

Votes: 4,277

5. Tokyo Twilight (1957)

Not Rated | 140 min | Drama

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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: 2,792

6. Yagyu Clan Conspiracy (1978)

130 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

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Following the death of the second Tokugawa shogun, it is revealed that he was poisoned by retainers of his son Iemitsu in hopes of gaining him the shogunate despite the stammer and ... See full summary »

Director: Kinji Fukasaku | Stars: Kinnosuke Nakamura, Shin'ichi Chiba, Hiroki Matsukata, Teruhiko Saigô

Votes: 1,360

7. Osaka Elegy (1936)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

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A young woman becomes a mistress of her boss in order to support her family.

Director: Kenji Mizoguchi | Stars: Isuzu Yamada, Seiichi Takegawa, Chiyoko Ôkura, Shinpachirô Asaka

Votes: 1,768

8. Sisters of the Gion (1936)

95 min | Drama

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Two geisha sisters lead a hard life in the Gion district of Kyoto. After one of them feels obliged to support a bankrupt businessman, the other sister sets up various schemes to get rid of him.

Director: Kenji Mizoguchi | Stars: Isuzu Yamada, Yôko Umemura, Benkei Shiganoya, Eitarô Shindô

Votes: 2,113

9. Black River (1957)

114 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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A love triangle develops between a benevolent student, his innocent girlfriend, and a cruel petty criminal, all as a point of diagnosis of a social disease that had Japan slowly succumbing to lawlessness during the post-War era.

Director: Masaki Kobayashi | Stars: Fumio Watanabe, Tatsuya Nakadai, Ineko Arima, Keiko Awaji

Votes: 694

10. Flowing (1956)

117 min | Drama

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Otsuta is running the geisha house Tsuta in Tokyo. Her business is heavily in debt. Her daughter Katsuyo doesn't see any future in her mothers trade in the late days of Geisha. But Otsuta ... See full summary »

Director: Mikio Naruse | Stars: Kinuyo Tanaka, Isuzu Yamada, Hideko Takamine, Mariko Okada

Votes: 743

11. Hiroshima (1953)

85 min | Drama, War

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Brilliant retelling of the Day in Hiroshima the day the bomb dropped. A bit heavy handed at times, yet extremely realistic.

Director: Hideo Sekigawa | Stars: Eiji Okada, Yumeji Tsukioka, Yoshi Katô, Takashi Kanda

Votes: 55

12. Buddha (1961)

139 min | Drama

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Director: Kenji Misumi | Stars: Kôjirô Hongô, Charito Solis, Shintarô Katsu, Machiko Kyô

Votes: 46

13. Evening Stream (1960)

111 min | Drama

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Directors: Yûzô Kawashima, Mikio Naruse | Stars: Yôko Tsukasa, Isuzu Yamada, Akira Takarada, Tatsuya Mihashi

Votes: 62

14. Shin no shikôtei (1962)

104 min | Adventure

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In 221 BC, Qin Shihuangdi conquered the rest of China. Qin's great accomplishments and also his serious faults are showed in this film. Qin adopted autocratic dictatorship and led a ... See full summary »

Director: Shigeo Tanaka | Stars: Shintarô Katsu, Fujiko Yamamoto, Ken Utsui, Hiroshi Kawaguchi

Votes: 39

15. Farewell to Dream (1956)

78 min | Drama

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The conflicting dreams of the members of a Japanese family are threatened by a continuing series of misfortunes.

Director: Keisuke Kinoshita | Stars: Shinji Tanaka, Yûko Mochizuki, Takahiro Tamura, Yoshiko Kuga

Votes: 126

16. Bonchi (1960)

105 min | Drama

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Kikuji is the scion of an Osaka merchant family whose traditional power is matrilineal. Instructed by his overbearing mother and grandmother to give them an heiress for the family business,... See full summary »

Director: Kon Ichikawa | Stars: Raizô Ichikawa, Tamao Nakamura, Mitsukô Kusabue, Machiko Kyô

Votes: 53

17. Orizuru Osen (1935)

87 min | Drama

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In Tokyo, Osen is the servant girl of an unscrupulous antiques dealer, Kumazawa, who takes in the penniless Sokichi Hata. Kumazawa mistreats Sokichi and Osen, while swindling some Buddhist ... See full summary »

Director: Kenji Mizoguchi | Stars: Isuzu Yamada, Daijirô Natsukawa, Mitsusaburô Ramon, Genichi Fuji

Votes: 212

18. Meitô bijomaru (1945)

65 min | Drama

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Kiyone Sakurai, an apprentice swordmaker makes a sword for his guardian, Kozaemon Onoda. Onoda breaks the sword while defending his lord which eventually leads to his death at the hands of ... See full summary »

Director: Kenji Mizoguchi | Stars: Shôtarô Hanayagi, Kan Ishii, Eijirô Yanagi, Ichijirô Oya

Votes: 264

19. Daredevil in the Castle (1961)

95 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

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Mohei is a wandering swordsman. He arrives in the city of Osaka, where the Toyotomi clan accepts him and comes to depend upon his courage and his battlefield skills. Those skills are sorely... See full summary »

Director: Hiroshi Inagaki | Stars: Toshirô Mifune, Kyôko Kagawa, Yuriko Hoshi, Yoshiko Kuga

Votes: 96

20. Takekurabe (1955)

95 min

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Director: Heinosuke Gosho | Stars: Hibari Misora, Kôshirô Matsumoto, Takashi Kitahara, Eijirô Yanagi

Votes: 23

21. Three Loves (1954)

114 min | Drama

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Director: Masaki Kobayashi | Stars: Isuzu Yamada, Kô Mishima, Yûnosuke Itô

Votes: 22

22. Shozo, a Cat and Two Women (1956)

106 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

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A timid man who has spent much of his life attempting without success to get out from under the domination of his mother, finds that marriage is no answer. His first wife is boring and ... See full summary »

Director: Shirô Toyoda | Stars: Hisaya Morishige, Isuzu Yamada, Kyôko Kagawa, Yuko Minami

Votes: 59

23. Tetsuko's Room (1976– )

35 min | Talk-Show

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Stars: Tetsuko Kuroyanagi, Meiko Nakamura, Makoto Ôtake, Tomio Umezawa

Votes: 13

24. Maria no Oyuki (1935)

78 min | Drama, War

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During a war in the 19th century, a village linked to rebellious forces is attacked by the government army, so a rich family decides to run away; two courtesans travel along them.

Director: Kenji Mizoguchi | Stars: Isuzu Yamada, Komako Hara, Daijirô Natsukawa, Eiji Nakano

Votes: 167

25. Suspicion (1982)

127 min | Drama, Crime, Mystery

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The story follow a court case of a woman accused of having killed her husband.

Director: Yoshitarô Nomura | Stars: Kaori Momoi, Shima Iwashita, Akira Emoto, Akihiko Hanyû

Votes: 81

26. The Littlest Warrior (1961)

83 min | Animation

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Zushio and his sister Anju are kidnapped and sold to a cruel slave-master. Will they ever be reunited with their mother again?

Directors: Yûgo Serikawa, Taiji Yabushita | Stars: Yoshiko Sakuma, Jo Mizuki, Kin'ya Kitaôji, Isuzu Yamada

Votes: 46

27. Tsuruhachi Tsurujirô (1938)

88 min | Drama

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Mr. Tsurujiro is a Japanese folk singer assisted by Ms. Tsuruhachi on the shamisen. The pair is popular, but he nitpicks often on her music and so they split. She marries a benefactor, but after a joint show, feels music is above marriage.

Director: Mikio Naruse | Stars: Kazuo Hasegawa, Isuzu Yamada, Kamatari Fujiwara, Heihachirô Ôkawa

Votes: 109

28. A Billionaire (1954)

83 min | Comedy

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Director: Kon Ichikawa | Stars: Isao Kimura, Yoshiko Kuga, Isuzu Yamada, Yûnosuke Itô

Votes: 18

29. Kenji Mizoguchi: The Life of a Film Director (1975)

132 min | Documentary, Biography

7.4
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A documentary film on the life and works of director Kenji Mizoguchi.

Director: Kaneto Shindô | Stars: Takako Irie, Daisuke Itô, Kyôko Kagawa, Matsutarô Kawaguchi

Votes: 229

30. Epitome (1953)

131 min | Drama

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Shusei Tokuda's starkly realistic novel about a poor girl pressed into becoming a geisha was forcefully adapted by Kaneto Shindo (Onibaba). When Ginko (Nobuko Otowa, Shindo's wife) falls in... See full summary »

Director: Kaneto Shindô | Stars: Nobuko Otowa, Sumiko Hidaka, Isuzu Yamada, Sô Yamamura

Votes: 41

31. Shanghai Moon (1941)

114 min

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Director: Mikio Naruse | Stars: Isuzu Yamada, Wang Yang, Aiko Satomi, Heihachirô Ôkawa

Votes: 5

32. The Song Lantern (1943)

93 min

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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 »

Director: Mikio Naruse | Stars: Shôtarô Hanayagi, Eijirô Yanagi, Ichijirô Oya, Kan Ishii

Votes: 98

33. Fireworks Over the Sea (1951)

122 min | Action, Drama, Romance

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The Kamiya family struggles to keep the town fishing association from going bankrupt as they deal with a dishonest captain and his degenerate crew.

Director: Keisuke Kinoshita | Stars: Michiyo Kogure, Yôko Katsuragi, Teruko Kishi, Chishû Ryû

Votes: 28

34. Tsukigata Hanpeita (1952)

102 min | Action, Drama, Romance

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Director: Kokichi Uchide | Stars: Hiroshi Aoyama, Masao Aoyama, Michiyo Azuma, Rintarô Fujima

Votes: 8

35. The Motherland Far Far Away (1950)

96 min | Drama

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Director: Daisuke Itô | Stars: Sessue Hayakawa, Isuzu Yamada, Machiko Kyô, Saburô Date

36. Shibaidô (1944)

82 min | Drama

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Director: Mikio Naruse | Stars: Roppa Furukawa, Kazuo Hasegawa, Isuzu Yamada, Tomosaburô Ii

Votes: 39

37. Tateshi Danpei (1950)

103 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

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Stage sword-fighting and fencing instructor and choreographer, or 'tateshi', Ichikawa Danpei was a man so focused on his art and job at hand that he fails to notice how the times are ... See full summary »

Director: Masahiro Makino | Stars: Utaemon Ichikawa, Ryûnosuke Tsukigata, Isuzu Yamada, Chiaki Tsukioka

Votes: 43

38. The Greatest Man in the World (1932)

Drama

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Director: Mansaku Itami | Stars: Shuichiro Atsumi, Junzaburô Ban, Chiezô Kataoka, Michisaburo Segawa

Votes: 13

39. Hissatsu shigotonin (1979–1981)

46 min | Action

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Stars: Makoto Fujita, Gorô Ibuki, Kunihiko Mitamura, Kaori Kobayashi

Votes: 5

40. Dai Chûshingura (1957)

157 min | Adventure, Action, Drama

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Director: Tatsuo Ôsone | Stars: Ineko Arima, Junzaburô Ban, Minosuke Bandô, Danko Ichikawa

Votes: 34

41. Chushingura (Go) (1939)

89 min | Drama

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Toho All-Star Cast.

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

Votes: 18

42. Five Men of Edo (1951)

132 min | Action, Drama

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During the 17th Century bands of hatamoto, samurai vassals of the Tokugawa shogunate, were causing havoc in the new capital city of Edo. Opposing them was Banzui-in Chobei,whose sole aim ... See full summary »

Director: Daisuke Itô | Stars: Tsumasaburô Bandô, Utaemon Ichikawa, Isuzu Yamada, Kôkichi Takada

Votes: 24

43. Christ in Bronze (1955)

78 min | Drama

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Director: Minoru Shibuya | Stars: Eiji Okada, Kazuko Okada, Osamu Takizawa, Shinobu Araki

44. Higuchi Ichiyo (1939)

83 min

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Director: Kyôtarô Namiki | Stars: Yuriko Hanabusa, Kôji Kawamura, Nijiko Kiyokawa, Teruko Miyagawa

45. The Body (1962)

85 min | Drama

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Director: Masashige Narusawa | Stars: Michiko Saga, Ichirô Sugai, Kumeko Urabe, Kazuko Matsuo

Votes: 7

46. Hissatsu!: Sure Death! (1984)

123 min | Drama

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A group of seemingly ordinary merchants is really a band of assassins for hire. When they discover that all the assassins in Edo are being killed they must act quickly to find the culprit.

Director: Masahisa Sadanaga | Stars: Makoto Fujita, Kunihiko Mitamura, Izumi Ayukawa, Kiyoshi Nakajyoo

Votes: 67

47. Downtown (1957)

57 min | Drama

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A young woman whose husband has died in the war loses her will to live, sinking deeper and deeper into depression and isolation. A gentle workman falls in love with her and helps her to find new life.

Director: Yasuki Chiba | Stars: Isuzu Yamada, Toshirô Mifune, Haruo Tanaka, Jun Tatara

Votes: 8

48. Chutaro of Banba (1955)

86 min | Drama

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Chutaro of Banba is a lone yakuza searching for the mother who abandoned him when he was five. During his travels, he is pursued by the henchmen of a yakuza boss whom he'd attacked.

Director: Nobuo Nakagawa | Stars: Tomisaburô Wakayama, Isuzu Yamada, Sanae Mitsuoka, Hisaya Morishige

Votes: 9

49. Joyu (1947)

115 min | Drama

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Director: Teinosuke Kinugasa | Stars: Isuzu Yamada, Michiko Araki, Eitarô Shindô, Hisaya Morishige

Votes: 8

50. Hakone fûunroku (1952)

Action, Drama

6.0
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Director: Satsuo Yamamoto | Stars: Chôjûrô Kawarasaki, Isuzu Yamada, Kan'emon Nakamura, Yukiko Todoroki

Votes: 6



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