２１世紀の日本のカルトムービー：Japanese Cult Movies in the 21st. Centuryby hilaryswank2011 | created - 15 Jul 2015 | updated - 2 months ago | Public
I listed true and real Japanese cult movies, TV shows and videos since 2001. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly! It ranged from mainstream, independent, DIY and film schools.
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1. The Rakugo Movie (2012)
110 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
2. The Devil's Path (2013)
128 min | Thriller
Journalist Shuichi Fujii receives a letter from convicted killer Junji Sudo. Writing from death row, Sudo wants to confess to crimes unknown to the police. On visiting Sudo in prison, Fujii... See full summary »
3. Death Forest (2014)
65 min | Horror
So these people were in the forest and they needed to get back to there house but they took a wrong turn to the forest only to find them selfs with this old woman that's alone and knows this spirit that will haunt them and kill them
7. The Tiger Mask (2013)
87 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Trained to be a villain by the mysterious Tiger's Cave, Naoto Date was prepared to make his debut as the villain Tiger Mask. But when he donates all of his earnings to an orphanage, Tiger's Cave brands him a traitor.
9. The Grudge (2004)
PG-13 | 91 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
An American nurse living and working in Tokyo is exposed to a mysterious supernatural curse, one that locks a person in a powerful rage before claiming their life and spreading to another victim.
Votes: 132,497 | Gross: $110.36M
11. Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
R | 111 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
After awakening from a four-year coma, a former assassin wreaks vengeance on the team of assassins who betrayed her.
Votes: 923,008 | Gross: $70.10M
12. Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004)
R | 137 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
The Bride continues her quest of vengeance against her former boss and lover Bill, the reclusive bouncer Budd, and the treacherous, one-eyed Elle.
Votes: 629,167 | Gross: $66.21M
14. Moxina (2012)
Unrated | 16 min | Short, Adventure, Fantasy
In the winter of 2008, two climbers encountered the Taiwanese legendary monster ' Moxina (2012) '(a.k.a. Mô-sîn-á) at the evil mountain 'Wuzhishan'. Ryota Nakanishi presents sixteen minutes of bizarre, surreal imagery.
15. Obugyosama! Part 1 (2015 TV Movie)
A crafty mysterious gentleman Ken Matsudaira comes to a riverside park and office where three pretty girls have their problems on male-and-female relationships and decides to instruct them on their problems to free them.
16. Obugyosama! Part 2 (2015 TV Movie)
A crafty and mysterious gentleman Ken Matsudaira comes to an office where two pretty girls Mayumi and Akiko have their problems on male-and-female relationships and decides to instruct them against their questions to free them.
17. Ryuzo and the Seven Henchmen (2015)
125 min | Action, Comedy
Ryuzo and the Seven Henchmen (2015) is about the story of Ryuzo and the Seven Henchmen who love derby race want to do the last battle with Yakuza guys.
18. Blue Spring Ride (2014– )
122 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama
Revolves around Futaba, a girl who was in love with a boy named Ko Tanaka in middle school. However, its not work because he transferred but in high school, her world is turned around once again when she meets him again.
20. Z: The last summer on earth (2015)
23 min | Short, Action, Drama
When world begin to collapse with zombie-calipse, 28 years old guy-Kenji remembered a childish promise. He and his two friends promised when they were children. They will be gathering at ... See full summary »
21. Uzumasa Limelight (2014)
Not Rated | 103 min | Action, Drama
The film centers an aged movie extra who specializes to be killed in samurai movies without ever being lit by the limelight. Using Charlie Chaplin's film Limelight as an underlying theme, ... See full summary »
23. Yûbae Shôjo (2008)
100 min | Drama
In the omnibus of films, there is a man who goes to the beach because of one drawing. It depicts the beach during the sunset and a pretty girl. When he visits the beach he actually sees the... See full summary »
25. A Lush Life (2009)
122 min | Drama
In an omnibus film that is adopted from a novel, four individuals' lives come into focus. One is thief. One is a boy who believes in god. Yet another is a a woman councilor who not only is ... See full summary »
26. Kamifûsen (2011)
117 min | Drama
In an omnibus of four stories of which one is also called Kamifusen ('paper balloon') childhood friends grow up together and the girl's feelings change, in the second a high school teacher ... See full summary »
27. Passion (I) (2008)
115 min | Drama
A young couple announces their wedding at a party with friends. The reactions of the latter reveal hitherto unexpressed sentimental flaws within the group. The following days, the tension rises to the surface.
29. Tokyo Rendezvous (2008)
104 min | Drama
When a man's father dies the son is confronted with a lot of debt. The son's grandfather has land though, which could be sold and the proceeds used to pay off the debt, but the property is ... See full summary »
30. My First Love (2013)
82 min | Drama
A sensitive account of adolescent love, wherein a young man falls in love with a beautiful but older woman living next door, thereby plunging into a whirlwind of changing emotions that are ... See full summary »
31. Little Kyota Neon Hood (2012)
20 min | Short, Comedy, Drama
A Japanese boy with neon protective hood finds comfort from daily life in a post disaster country - by befriending a foreigner who returns to the town he once fled.
70 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
The upcoming Japanese director Yu Irie gained acclaim in Japanese cinema with his realistic portrayal of frustrated youths, which gained popularity among young audience. 'Roadside Fugitive,... See full summary »
35. The Great Passage (2013)
134 min | Drama
Majime, an eccentric man in publishing company, who has unique ability of words, joins the team that will compile a new dictionary, 'The Great Passage.' In the eclectic team, he becomes ... See full summary »
36. Library Wars (2013)
128 min | Drama
Set in the year 2019 in Japan. In order to crack down on free expression, a new law is passed, which allows for the government to create an armed force to find and destroy objectionable ... See full summary »
38. Toilet (2010)
109 min | Drama
Ray is a 30 something engineer obsessed with Gundam toys. He has a motto not to become close to anyone. During his mother's funeral he showed no emotions. His life is further turned upside ... See full summary »
39. The Blind Swordsman: Zatoichi (2003)
R | 116 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
The blind masseur/swordsman comes to a town in control of warring gangs, and while bunking with a farming family, he meets two women with their own agenda.
Votes: 45,242 | Gross: $0.85M
40. The Grudge 2 (2006)
PG-13 | 102 min | Horror, Thriller
Three interwoven stories about a terrible curse. A young woman encounters a malevolent supernatural force while searching for her missing sister in Tokyo; a mean high school prank goes horribly wrong; a woman with a deadly secret moves into a Chicago apartment building.
Votes: 44,781 | Gross: $39.14M
41. Ushikoku ni mairu (2015)
98 min | Action, Drama, Horror
One cold midnight, Kenji was riding on a bicycle on trail in the woods...running away from his own life. When he saw a lady casting "Ushikoku" spell in the woods, a sleepless night begins. ... See full summary »
42. Vampire Girl vs. Frankenstein Girl (2009)
TV-MA | 84 min | Action, Comedy, Horror
Transfer student Monami has a secret and a past that has caught up with Mizushima. Deceiving Mizushima into eating a token gift of chocolate, laced with her blood, he is then catapulted ... See full summary »
43. Shinjuku Swan (2015)
139 min | Comedy
Set in Kabukicho, an entertainment and red-light district in Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan. The main character Tatsuhiko doesn't have money or a job. One day, he meets a scout who recruits girls ... See full summary »
44. Ninja the Monster (2015)
81 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
The time is midst of the samurai era when Ninja were considered a threat and outlawed by the government. They were thought to be extinct where peace was maintained by the Shogunate except ... See full summary »
46. Yellow Kid (2009)
111 min | Drama
Tamura is a struggling amateur boxer, who was raised by his grandmother, who now suffers from dementia. One day he meets Hattori, who has based the head character of his manga 'Yellow Kid' on Tamura.
48. A Liar and a Broken Girl (2010)
110 min | Drama, Romance