Best Movies from Japan by Year

Rating
Year
Starring
Genre
Country
Language
3.5 Stars
1717
56
2023
Hayao Miyazaki
Soma Santoki, Masaki Suda, Takuya Kimura, Aimyon, Kô Shibasaki
Animation / Adventure / Drama / Family / Fantasy / Action
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2528
120
2023
Takashi Yamazaki
Minami Hamabe, Ryunosuke Kamiki, Sakura Ando, Kuranosuke Sasaki, Munetaka Aoki
Action / Adventure / Drama / Horror / Sci-Fi
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2544
121
2023
Wim Wenders
Kôji Yakusho, Tokio Emoto, Arisa Nakano, Aoi Yamada, Yumi Asô
Drama
Japan / Germany
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2788
162
2023
Ryusuke Hamaguchi
Hitoshi Omika, Ryô Nishikawa, Ryûji Kosaka, Ayaka Shibutani
Drama / Music
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2794
165
2023
Jeff Rowe, Kyler Spears
Micah Abbey, Shamon Brown Jr., Nicolas Cantu, Brady Noon, Ayo Edebiri, Maya Rudolph
Animation / Action / Adventure / Comedy / Family / Fantasy / Sci-Fi
USA / Japan / Canada
English
2.5 Stars
2816
170
2023
M. Night Shyamalan
Dave Bautista, Jonathan Groff, Ben Aldridge, Nikki Amuka-Bird, Rupert Grint
Horror / Mystery / Thriller / Action
USA / Japan / China
English
2.5 Stars
2852
178
2023
Kore-eda Hirokazu
Sakura Ando, Eita Nagayama, Soya Kurokawa, Hinata Hiiragi, Mitsuki Takahata
Drama / Thriller
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2406
107
2022
Jordan Peele
Daniel Kaluuya, Keke Palmer, Brandon Perea, Michael Wincott, Steven Yeun
Horror / Mystery / Sci-Fi / Thriller / Epic / Western
USA / Japan / Canada
English
2.5 Stars
2565
124
2022
Oliver Hermanus
Bill Nighy, Alex Sharp, Adrian Rawlins, Hubert Burton, Oliver Chris
Drama
UK / Japan / Sweden
English
2.5 Stars
2788
162
2022
Kôji Fukada
Fumino Kimura, Kento Nagayama, Tetta Shimada, Atom Sunada, Hirona Yamazaki
Drama
Japan / France
Japanese
Rating
Year
Starring
Genre
Country
Language
4 Stars
1098
36
2021
Ryûsuke Hamaguchi
Hidetoshi Nishijima, Tôko Miura, Reika Kirishima, Yoo-rim Park, Dae-Young Jin
Drama
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2633
133
2021
Leos Carax
Adam Driver, Marion Cotillard, Simon Helberg, Devyn McDowell, Angèle
Drama / Musical / Romance
France / Belgium / Germany / USA / Japan / Mexico / Switzerland
English
2.5 Stars
2794
165
2021
Ilya Naishuller
Bob Odenkirk, Aleksey Serebryakov, Connie Nielsen, Christopher Lloyd
Action / Crime / Drama / Thriller
USA / Japan
English
2.5 Stars
2818
172
2021
Mamoru Hosoda
Kaho Nakamura, Ryô Narita, Shôta Sometani, Tina Tamashiro, Lilas Ikuta
Animation / Adventure / Drama / Fantasy / Music / Musical / Sci-Fi / Family
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2788
162
2020
Kiyoshi Kurosawa
Yû Aoi, Masahiro Higashide, Hyunri, Issey Takahashi, Ryôta Bandô
Drama / War / History / Romance
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2593
128
2019
Jordan Peele
Lupita Nyong'o, Winston Duke, Elisabeth Moss, Tim Heidecker, Shahadi Wright Joseph
Horror / Thriller / Mystery
Japan / USA
English
2.5 Stars
2645
134
2019
Hirokazu Koreeda
Catherine Deneuve, Juliette Binoche, Ethan Hawke, Clémentine Grenier
Drama
France / Japan / Switzerland
French
NR
-
2019
Michael Dougherty
Kyle Chandler, Vera Farmiga, Millie Bobby Brown, Ken Watanabe, Ziyi Zhang
Action / Adventure / Fantasy / Sci-Fi
USA / Japan
English
NR
-
2019
Rob Letterman
Ryan Reynolds, Justice Smith, Kathryn Newton, Bill Nighy, Ken Watanabe
Action / Adventure / Comedy / Family / Mystery / Sci-Fi / Fantasy
USA / Japan / Canada
English
NR
-
2019
Chris Renaud, Jonathan del Val
Patton Oswalt, Kevin Hart, Harrison Ford, Eric Stonestreet, Jenny Slate
Animation / Adventure / Comedy / Family / Fantasy
France / Japan / USA
English
4.5 Stars
996
34
2018
Hirokazu Koreeda
Lily Franky, Kirin Kiki, Sôsuke Ikematsu, Sakura Andô, Mayu Matsuoka
Crime / Drama
Japan
Japanese
3.5 Stars
1866
67
2018
Damien Chazelle
Ryan Gosling, Claire Foy, Jason Clarke, Kyle Chandler, Corey Stoll
Biography / Drama / History / Adventure
USA / Japan
English
2.5 Stars
2781
160
2018
Mamoru Hosoda
Rebecca Hall, Daniel Dae Kim, John Cho, Crispin Freeman, Stephanie Sheh
Animation / Adventure / Drama / Family / Fantasy
Japan
English
2.5 Stars
2788
162
2018
Shin'ya Tsukamoto
Shin'ya Tsukamoto, Sôsuke Ikematsu, Yû Aoi, Kohji Katoh
Action / Drama
Japan
Japanese
NR
-
2018
Yarrow Cheney, Scott Mosier
Benedict Cumberbatch, Rashida Jones, Kenan Thompson, Cameron Seely, Angela Lansbury
Animation / Comedy / Family / Fantasy / Musical
France / China / Japan / USA
English
2.5 Stars
2788
162
2017
Hirokazu Koreeda
Masaharu Fukuyama, Kôji Yakusho, Suzu Hirose, Isao Hashizume
Drama | Mystery / Thriller
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2633
133
2016
Makoto Shinkai
Ryûnosuke Kamiki, Mone Kamishiraishi, Ryô Narita, Aoi Yuki
Animation / Drama / Romance / Fantasy
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2706
147
2016
Michael Dudok de Wit
Animation / Fantasy
France / Belgium / Japan
French (No Dialogue)
NR
-
2016
Paul W.S. Anderson
Milla Jovovich, Iain Glen, Ali Larter, Shawn Roberts, Eoin Macken, Fraser James
Action / Horror / Sci-Fi / Thriller
France / USA / Germany / Canada / Australia / Japan / South Africa / UK
English
NR
-
2016
Yarrow Cheney, Chris Renaud
Louis C.K., Eric Stonestreet, Kevin Hart, Jenny Slate, Ellie Kemper
Animation / Comedy / Family
Japan / USA
English
NR
-
2016
Christophe Lourdelet, Garth Jennings
Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Seth MacFarlane, Scarlett Johansson
Animation / Comedy / Drama / Family / Musical / Fantasy
USA / UK / Japan
English
2.5 Stars
2696
146
2015
James Wan
Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Jason Statham, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster
Action / Crime / Thriller
Japan / USA
English
2.5 Stars
2842
176
2015
Ryûsuke Hamaguchi
Sachie Tanaka, Hazuki Kikuchi, Maiko Mihara, Rira Kawamura, Hiromi Demura
Drama
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2788
162
2014
Shin'ya Tsukamoto
Rirî Furankî, Tatsuya Nakamura, Yûko Nakamura, Dean Newcombe
Drama / War
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2807
169
2014
Gareth Edwards
Aaron Taylor-Johnson, CJ Adams, Ken Watanabe, Bryan Cranston, Elizabeth Olsen
Action / Sci-Fi / Thriller
USA / Japan
English
2.5 Stars
2197
87
2013
Hayao Miyazaki
Joseph Gordon-Levitt, John Krasinski, Emily Blunt, Martin Short, Stanley Tucci
Animation / Biography / Drama / History / Romance / Fantasy
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2755
153
2013
Hirokazu Koreeda
Masaharu Fukuyama, Machiko Ono, Yôko Maki, Lily Franky
Drama
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2788
162
2012
Takeshi Kitano
Takeshi Kitano, Ryo Kase, Toshiyuki Nishida, Shun Sugata, Tomokazu Miura
Action / Crime
Japan
Japanese
NR
-
2012
Abbas Kiarostami
Tadashi Okuno, Rin Takanashi, Ryo Kase, Denden, Reiko Mori, Kaneko Kubota
Drama / Romance
France / Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2788
162
2011
Shion Sono
Shôta Sometani, Fumi Nikaidô, Tetsu Watanabe, Mitsuru Fukikoshi
Drama / Comic
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2801
168
2011
Hirokazu Koreeda
Koki Maeda, Ohshirô Maeda, Ryôga Hayashi, Cara Uchida
Drama
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2360
100
2010
Takashi Miike
Kôji Yakusho, Takayuki Yamada, Yûsuke Iseya, Gorô Inagaki
Action
Japan / UK
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2716
149
2010
J. Clay Tweel
Siphiwe Fangase, Hiroki Hara, Bill Koch, Krystyn Lambert, Derek McKee
Documentary
USA / Japan / South Africa
English
2.5 Stars
2788
162
2010
Anh Hung Tran
Rinko Kikuchi, Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Kiko Mizuhara, Kengo Kora, Tetsuji Tamayama
Drama / Romance
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2807
169
2010
Tony Coleman
Documentary / Music
Canada / France / Israel / Japan / New Zealand / USA / UK
English
2.5 Stars
2788
162
2009
Shinya Tsukamoto
Shinya Tsukamoto, Eric Bossick, Akiko Monou, Yûko Nakamura, Dwayne Lawler
Action / Sci-Fi
Japan
English
3.5 Stars
1821
63
2008
Yojiro Takita
Masahiro Motoki, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Ryoko Hirosue, Kazuko Yoshiyuki, Kimiko Yo
Drama
Japan
Japanese
3 Stars
2055
77
2008
Hayao Miyazaki
Cate Blanchett, Noah Cyrus, Matt Damon, Tina Fey, Frankie Jonas, Cloris Leachman
Animation / Adventure / Family / Fantasy
Japan
English
2.5 Stars
2591
127
2008
Hirokazu Koreeda
Hiroshi Abe, Yui Natsukawa, You, Kazuya Takahashi, Shohei Tanaka, Kirin Kiki
Drama
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2788
162
2008
Takeshi Kitano
Takeshi Kitano, Kanako Higuchi, Yûrei Yanagi, Kumiko Aso
Comedy
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2788
162
2008
Nelson Yu Lik-wai
Anthony Wong Chau-Sang, Jô Odagiri, Yi Huang, Milhem Cortaz
Thriller / Gangster
Brazil / China / Hong Kong / Japan
Portuguese
2.5 Stars
2788
162
2008
Mamoru Oshii
Rinko Kikuchi, Chiaki Kuriyama, Shosuke Tanihara, Ryo Kase
Animation / Adventure
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2801
168
2008
Kiyoshi Kurosawa
Teruyuki Kagawa, Kyôko Koizumi, Yû Koyanagi, Inowaki Kai
Drama
Japan / Netherlands / Hong Kong
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2842
176
2008
Lana Wachowski, Lilly Wachowski
Emile Hirsch, Christina Ricci, John Goodman, Susan Sarandon, Matthew Fox
Action / Adventure / Comedy / Drama / Family / Sci-Fi / Sports
USA / UK / Germany / Japan
English
2.5 Stars
2779
158
2007
Naomi Kawase
Yoichiro Saito, Machiko Ono, Kanako Masuda, Shigeki Uda, Makiko Watanabe
Drama / Romance
France / Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2788
162
2007
Takashi Miike
Hideaki Ito, Kaori Momoi, Koichi Sato, Masanobu Ando, Quentin Tarantino
Action / Western
Japan
English
2.5 Stars
2801
168
2007
Hitoshi Matsumoto
Hitoshi Matsumoto, Riki Takeuchi, Ua, Ryûnosuke Kamiki, Haruka Unabara
Comedy / Sci-Fi
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2182
86
2006
Sofia Coppola
Kirsten Dunst, Jason Schwartzman, Judy Davis, Rip Torn, Rose Byrne, Asia Argento
Biography / Drama / History / Epic / Period Film
Japan / France / USA
English
2.5 Stars
2477
114
2006
Zhang Ke Jia
Zhao Tao, Han Sanming, Li Zhubin, Xiang Haiyu, Zhou Lin, Ma Lizhen
Drama / Romance
China / Hong Kong / Japan
Mandarin
2.5 Stars
2749
151
2006
Satoshi Kon
Megumi Hayashibara, Tôru Furuya
Animation / Sci-Fi / Adventure / Detective
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2788
162
2006
Katsuhiro Ôtomo
Jô Odagiri, Makiko Esumi, Nao Omori
Horror / Fantasy / Adventure
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2801
168
2006
Yukihiko Tsutsumi
Ken Watanabe, Kanako Higuchi, Kenji Sakaguchi, Kazue Fukiishi, Asami Mizukawa
Drama
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2840
175
2006
Dror Shaul
Tomer Steinhof, Ronit Yudkevitz, Shai Avivi, Pini Tavger, Gal Zaid, Henri Garcin
Drama
Israel / Germany / Japan
Hebrew
2.5 Stars
2852
178
2006
Ki-duk Kim
Jung-woo Ha, Ji-Yeon Park, Ji-heon Kim, Sung-min Kim, Yeong-hwa Seo
Drama / Romance
Japan / South Korea
Korean
2.5 Stars
2605
132
2005
Yimou Zhang
Ken Takakura, Shinobu Terajima, Kiichi Nakai, Jiamin Li, Lin Qiu, Jiang Wen
Drama / Period Film
Hong Kong / China / Japan
Mandarin
2.5 Stars
2674
138
2005
Martin Scorsese
Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, Pete Seeger, Allen Ginsberg, Woody Guthrie, D.A. Pennebaker
Documentary / Music / Biography
UK / USA / Japan
English
2.5 Stars
2789
163
2005
Kaige Chen
Cecilia Cheung, Nicholas Tse, Ye Liu, Hong Chen, Hiroyuki Sanada, Dong-Kun Jang
Action / Drama / Fantasy / Romance / Period Film
China / Hong Kong / Japan / South Korea
Mandarin
4.5 Stars
576
21
2004
Martin Scorsese
Leonardo DiCaprio, Cate Blanchett, Kate Beckinsale, John C. Reilly
Biography / Drama / Period Film
USA / Japan / Germany
English
3.5 Stars
1543
50
2004
Ki-duk Kim
Seung-yeon Lee, Hyun-kyoon Lee, Hyuk-ho Kwon, Jin-mo Ju
Drama / Romance
South Korea / Japan
Korean
3 Stars
2022
75
2004
Hayao Miyazaki
Emily Mortimer, Christian Bale, Lauren Bacall, Billy Crystal, Josh Hutcherson
Animation / Adventure / Fantasy / Romance / Sci-Fi / Family
Japan
English
2.5 Stars
2660
135
2004
Zhang Ke Jia
Tao Zhao, Taisheng Chen, Jue Jing, Zhong-wei Jiang, Yi-qun Wang
Drama / Romance
China / Japan / France
Mandarin
2.5 Stars
2801
168
2004
Hirokazu Koreeda
Yûya Yagira, Ayu Kitaura, Hiei Kimura, Momoko Shimizu, Hanae Kan, You
Drama
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2801
168
2004
Takashi Miike, Fruit Chan, Chan-wook Park
Ling Bai, Pauline Lau, Tony Leung Ka Fai, Meme, Miriam Yeung Chin Wah, Miki Yeung
Horror / Thriller
Hong Kong / Japan / South Korea
English
5 Stars
346
13
2003
Sofia Coppola
Scarlett Johansson, Bill Murray
Drama / Comedy
USA / Japan
English
3.5 Stars
1592
52
2003
Edward Zwick
Ken Watanabe, Tom Cruise, William Atherton, Chad Lindberg
Action / Adventure / Drama / War / Period Film / Epic
USA / New Zealand / Japan
English
3.5 Stars
1758
60
2003
Takeshi Kitano
Takeshi Kitano, Tadanobu Asano, Michiyo Ookusu, Gadarukanaru Taka
Action / Drama / Crime / Comedy
Japan
Japanese
3.5 Stars
1836
65
2003
Siddiq Barmak
Marina Golbahari, Zubaida Sahar, Arif Herati
Drama
Afghanistan / Netherlands / Japan
Dari
2.5 Stars
2367
101
2003
Satoshi Kon, Shôgo Furuya
Toru Emori, Aya Okamoto, Yoshiaki Umegaki, Shôzô Îzuka
Adventure / Animation / Drama / Comedy
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2384
103
2003
Hsiao-hsien Hou
Yo Hitoto, Tadanobu Asano, Masato Hagiwara, Kimiko Yo
Drama
Japan / Taiwan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2454
111
2003
Jim Jarmusch
Roberto Benigni, Steven Wright, Joie Lee, Cinqué Lee, Steve Buscemi
Comedy / Music / Drama
USA / Japan / Italy
English
2.5 Stars
2817
171
2003
Kiyoshi Kurosawa
Jô Odagiri, Tadanobu Asano, Tatsuya Fuji, Takashi Sasano, Marumi Shiraishi
Drama
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2497
115
2002
Yoji Yamada
Hiroyuki Sanada, Rie Miyazawa, Nenji Kobayashi, Ren Osugi
Action / Drama / Romance
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2788
162
2002
Takeshi Kitano
Miho Kanno, Hidetoshi Nishijima, Tatsuya Mihashi, Chieko Matsubara
Drama / Romance
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2788
162
2002
Tso-chi Chang
Wing Fan, Meng-jie Gao, Wan-mei Yu, Mao-ying Tien, Yu-chih Wu
Crime / Drama / Thriller / Gangster
Taiwan / Japan
Mandarin
2.5 Stars
2817
171
2002
Zhang Ke Jia
Wei Wei Zhao, Qiong Wu, Qing Feng Zhou, Hong Wei Wang, Ru Bai, Xi An Liu
Drama / Gangster / Caper
South Korea / France / Japan / China
Cantonese
5 Stars
149
8
2001
Hayao Miyazaki
Miyu Irino, Rumi Hîragi, Mari Natsuki, Takashi Naitô
Adventure / Animation / Fantasy / Drama / Family
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2783
161
2001
Rintaro
Yuka Imoto, Kei Kobayashi, Kouki Okada, Jamieson Price, Robert Axelrod
Adventure / Animation / Sci-Fi / Action / Drama / Romance / Thriller
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2788
162
2001
Fruit Chan
Xun Zhou, Glen Chin, You-Nam Wong, Sai Man Ho, Sze Ping Leu
Comedy / Drama / Crime
Hong Kong / France / UK / Japan
Cantonese
2.5 Stars
2792
164
2001
Seijun Suzuki
Makiko Esumi, Sayoko Yamaguchi, Kan Hanae, Masatoshi Nagase
Crime / Action / Drama / Thriller / Gangster
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2801
168
2001
Hironobu Sakaguchi, Moto Sakakibara
Ming-Na, Alec Baldwin, Ving Rhames, Steve Buscemi, Peri Gilpin, Donald Sutherland
Animation / Fantasy / Adventure / Sci-Fi / Action
USA / Japan
English
2.5 Stars
2816
170
2001
Claire Denis
Vincent Gallo, Tricia Vessey, Béatrice Dalle, Alex Descas, Florence Loiret Caille
Drama / Horror / Thriller / Romance
France / Germany / Japan / Luxembourg
French
NR
-
2001
Simon West
Angelina Jolie, Jon Voight, Iain Glen, Noah Taylor, Daniel Craig
Action / Adventure / Fantasy / Thriller
USA / UK / Japan / Germany
English
5 Stars
264
10
2000
Edward Yang
Nien-Jen Wu, Elaine Jin, Issei Ogata, Kelly Lee, Jonathan Chang
Drama
Taiwan / Japan
Mandarin
4 Stars
1254
42
2000
Kinji Fukasaku
Takeshi Kitano, Chiaki Kuriyama, Tatsuya Fujiwara, Aki Maeda, Taro Yamamoto
Action / Sci-Fi / Sports / Thriller
Japan
Japanese
4 Stars
1275
44
2000
Curtis Hanson
Michael Douglas, Tobey Maguire, Frances McDormand
Drama / Comedy
UK / Germany / USA / Japan
English
3 Stars
2008
73
2000
Zhang Ke Jia
Hong Wei Wang, Tao Zhao, Jing Dong Liang, Tian Yi Yang
Drama / History / Comedy
Hong Kong / China / Japan / France
Mandarin
2.5 Stars
2499
116
2000
Samira Makhmalbaf
Said Mohamadi, Behnaz Jafari, Bahman Ghobadi
Drama
Iran / Italy / Japan
Kurdish
2.5 Stars
2691
144
2000
Shinji Aoyama
Kôji Yakusho, Aoi Miyazaki, Masaru Miyazaki, Yoichiro Saito, Sayuri Kokusho
Drama
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2860
182
2000
Takeshi Kitano
Takeshi Kitano, Kuroudo Maki, Omar Epps, Masaya Kato
Crime / Thriller
USA / UK / Japan
English
4 Stars
1004
35
1999
Takashi Miike
Ryo Ishibashi, Eihi Shiina, Tetsu Sawaki, Jun Kunimura, Renji Ishibashi
Drama / Horror / Romance / Thriller
South Korea / Japan
Japanese
3.5 Stars
1785
61
1999
Jim Jarmusch
Forest Whitaker, Henry Silva, John Tormey, Cliff Gorman
Action / Crime / Drama / Gangster
France / Germany / USA / Japan
English
Rating
Year
Starring
Genre
Country
Language
2.5 Stars
2359
99
1999
Nagisa Oshima
Takeshi Kitano, Ryuhei Matsuda, Shinji Takeda, Tadanobu Asano, Koji Matoba
Drama / History / Period Film
France / UK / Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2396
105
1999
Kaige Chen
Li Gong, Fengyi Zhang, Zhou Sun, Xiaohe Lu, Zhiwen Wang
Drama / Epic / History
France / Japan / China
Mandarin
2.5 Stars
2411
108
1999
Milos Forman
Jim Carrey, Danny DeVito, Gerry Becker, Greyson Erik Pendry
Comedy / Drama / Biography
UK / Germany / Japan / USA
English
2.5 Stars
2792
164
1999
Takeshi Kitano
Takeshi Kitano, Yusuke Sekiguchi, Kayoko Kishimoto, Yuuko Daike
Drama / Comedy
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2799
166
1999
Aleksandr Sokurov
Yelena Rufanova, Leonid Mozgovoy, Leonid Sokol, Yelena Spiridonova
Drama / Period Film
Russia / Germany / Japan / Italy / France
German
4.5 Stars
771
25
1998
Hideo Nakata
Nanako Matsushima, Miki Nakatani, Hiroyuki Sanada, Yuko Takeuchi, Hitomi Sato
Horror / Mystery / Thriller
Japan
Japanese
4 Stars
1458
47
1998
Hirokazu Koreeda
Arata, Erika Oda, Susumu Terajima, Takashi Naitô, Kyôko Kagawa
Drama / Fantasy
Japan
Japanese
3.5 Stars
1515
49
1998
Sam Raimi
Bill Paxton, Billy Bob Thornton, Bridget Fonda, Brent Briscoe
Crime / Thriller / Drama
France / UK / Germany / USA / Japan
English
2.5 Stars
2219
89
1998
Mike Nichols
John Travolta, Emma Thompson, Billy Bob Thornton, Kathy Bates
Comedy / Drama
France / UK / Germany / USA / Japan
English
2.5 Stars
2501
117
1998
John Maybury
Derek Jacobi, Daniel Craig, Tilda Swinton, Anne Lambton, Adrian Scarborough
Biography / Drama
UK / France / Japan
English
2.5 Stars
2775
157
1998
Kevin Hooks
Patrick Swayze, Meat Loaf, Randy Travis, Gabriel Casseus, Brian Vincent
Action / Crime / Drama / Thriller
USA / UK / France / Germany / Japan
English
4 Stars
1351
46
1997
Hayao Miyazaki
Gillian Anderson, Billy Crudup, Claire Danes, Minnie Driver, Jada Pinkett Smith
Action / Fantasy / Adventure / Animation / Drama
Japan
English
3 Stars
2117
82
1997
Takeshi Kitano
Takeshi Kitano, Kayoko Kishimoto, Ren Osugi
Crime / Drama / Thriller
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2525
119
1997
Kiyoshi Kurosawa
Kôji Yakusho, Masato Hagiwara, Tsuyoshi Ujiki, Anna Nakagawa
Crime / Thriller / Detective
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2758
154
1997
Shohei Imamura
Kôji Yakusho, Misa Shimizu, Mitsuko Baisho, Akira Emoto
Drama
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2788
162
1997
Wayne Wang
Jeremy Irons, Li Gong, Maggie Cheung, Michael Hui
Drama / Romance
France / Japan / USA
English
2.5 Stars
2801
168
1997
Brian Gilbert
Stephen Fry, Jude Law, Vanessa Redgrave, Jennifer Ehle, Gemma Jones
Biography / Drama / Period Film
UK / Germany / Japan
English
3.5 Stars
1887
68
1996
Masayuki Suo
Kôji Yakusho, Tamiyo Kusakari, Naoto Takenaka
Comedy / Drama / Romance
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2792
164
1996
Aleksandr Sokurov
Drama / Short / Documentary
Russia / Japan
Russian
2.5 Stars
2807
169
1996
Rintaro
Tomokazu Seki, Ken Narita, Junko Iwao, Toni Barry, Rupert Degas
Animation / Action / Fantasy / Horror / Thriller / Sci-Fi
Japan
Japanese
4 Stars
1252
41
1995
Jim Jarmusch
Johnny Depp, Gary Farmer, Lance Henriksen, Michael Wincott
Western
USA / Germany / Japan
English
4 Stars
1261
43
1995
Mamoru Oshii
Atsuko Tanaka, Richard Epcar, Akio Ôtsuka, Tamio Ôki, Iemasa Kayumi
Animation / Action / Sci-Fi / Fantasy / Thriller
Japan / USA
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2376
102
1995
Hirokazu Koreeda
Makiko Esumi, Tadanobu Asano, Akira Emoto, Minori Terada
Drama / Mystery
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2792
164
1995
Hsiao-hsien Hou
Annie Shizuka Inoh, Giong Lim, Jack Kao
Drama / History / Romance
Japan / Taiwan
Mandarin
2.5 Stars
2852
178
1995
Yoshifumi Kondô
Brittany Snow, Courtney Thorne-Smith, Cary Elwes, David Gallagher
Animation / Drama / Family / Music / Romance
Japan
English
2.5 Stars
2691
144
1994
Kaizo Hayashi
Masatoshi Nagase, Shirô Sano, Kiyotaka Nanbara, Yang Haitin, Hou De Jian
Drama / Comedy / Mystery / Post-Noir / Detective
Japan / China / Taiwan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2427
109
1993
Takeshi Kitano
Takeshi Kitano, Aya Kokumai, Tetsu Watanabe, Masanobu Katsumura
Action / Drama / Crime / Gangster
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2807
169
1993
Rich Arons, Peter Bonerz
Rob Paulsen, Jess Harnell, Tress MacNeille, John Mariano, Chick Vennera
Animation / Family / Comedy / Musical / Serial
Japan / USA
English
5 Stars
302
12
1992
Neil Jordan
Forest Whitaker, Stephen Rea
Action / Drama / Romance / Thriller
UK / Japan
English
4.5 Stars
646
22
1992
James Ivory
Emma Thompson, Anthony Hopkins, Vanessa Redgrave
Drama / Period Film
UK / Japan
English
2.5 Stars
2411
108
1992
Stuart Samuels, Arnold Glassman, Todd McCarthy, Andrew Glassman
Ernest R. Dickerson, Michael Chapman, Allen Daviau, Caleb Deschanel
Documentary / History
USA / Japan
English
2.5 Stars
2840
175
1992
Alexandre Rockwell
Steve Buscemi, Seymour Cassel, Jennifer Beals, Pat Moya
Comedy / Drama
USA / France / Germany / Japan / Italy
English
3.5 Stars
1932
70
1991
David Cronenberg
Peter Weller, Judy Davis, Ian Holm, Julian Sands
Drama / Fantasy / Sci-Fi / Experimental
Canada / UK / Japan
English
3 Stars
2010
74
1991
Errol Morris
Stephen Hawking, Isobel Hawking, Janet Humphrey, Mary Hawking
Documentary / Biography
UK / Japan / USA
English
3 Stars
2061
79
1991
Peter Greenaway
John Gielgud, Michael Clark, Michel Blanc, Erland Josephson
Fantasy / Drama / Experimental
France / Italy / Netherlands / UK / Japan
English
2.5 Stars
2788
162
1991
István Szabó
Glenn Close, Niels Arestrup, Kiri Te Kanawa, René Kollo
Comedy / Drama / Romance
UK / Japan / USA
English
2.5 Stars
2792
164
1991
Akira Kurosawa
Sachiko Murase, Richard Gere, Mitsunori Isaki, Hidetaka Yoshioka
Drama
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2816
170
1991
Isao Takahata
Daisy Ridley, Dev Patel, Alison Fernandez, Grey DeLisle, Matt Yang King
Animation / Drama / Romance
Japan
English
4.5 Stars
857
28
1990
Barbet Schroeder
Glenn Close, Jeremy Irons, Ron Silver, Annabella Sciorra
Drama
USA / Japan / UK
English
4 Stars
1125
37
1990
Yimou Zhang, Fengliang Yang
Li Gong, Wei Li, Baotian Li, Zhang Yi, Ji-an Zheng
Drama / Period Film / Romance
Japan / China
Mandarin
2.5 Stars
2602
131
1990
Akira Kurosawa, Ishirô Honda
Akira Terao, Mitsuko Baisho, Toshie Negishi, Mieko Harada
Fantasy / Drama / Adventure
Japan / USA
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2779
158
1990
Kûhei Oguri
Keiko Matsuzaka, Ittoku Kishibe, Midori Kiuchi
Drama
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2605
132
1989
Hayao Miyazaki
Minami Takayama, Rei Sakuma, Kappei Yamaguchi, Keiko Toda, Mieko Nobusawa
Animation / Family / Fantasy / Comedy / Adventure
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2605
132
1989
Jim Jarmusch
Masatoshi Nagase, Youki Kudoh, Screamin' Jay Hawkins, Cinqué Lee
Comedy / Crime / Drama
USA / Japan
English
2.5 Stars
2688
142
1989
Takeshi Kitano
Takeshi Kitano, Maiko Kawakami, Makoto Ashikawa, Shirô Sano, Sei Hiraizumi
Action / Crime / Drama / Thriller / Gangster / Detective
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2801
168
1989
Shohei Imamura
Yoshiko Tanaka, Kazuo Kitamura, Etsuko Ichihara, Shoichi Ozawa, Norihei Miki
Drama / War
Japan
Japanese
4.5 Stars
665
23
1988
Hayao Miyazaki
Noriko Hidaka, Hitoshi Takagi, Chika Sakamoto, Shigesato Itoi
Animation / Family / Fantasy / Adventure
Japan / USA
Japanese
4.5 Stars
819
26
1988
Katsuhiro Ôtomo
Mitsuo Iwata, Nozomu Sasaki, Mami Koyama, Tesshô Genda
Animation / Action / Adventure / Sci-Fi / Thriller / Cult / Comic
Japan
Japanese
4.5 Stars
949
33
1988
Isao Takahata
Tsutomu Tatsumi, Ayano Shiraishi, Yoshiko Shinohara, Akemi Yamaguchi
Animation / War / Drama
Japan
Japanese
3.5 Stars
1999
72
1988
Shinya Tsukamoto
Tomorowo Taguchi, Kei Fujiwara, Nobu Kanaoka, Renji Ishibashi, Naomasa Musaka
Horror / Sci-Fi / Action / Experimental
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2578
126
1988
Juzo Itami
Nobuko Miyamoto, Rentaro Mikuni, Masahiko Tsugawa, Tetsuro Tamba
Comedy / Crime
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2801
168
1988
James Bridges
Michael J. Fox, Kiefer Sutherland, Phoebe Cates, Swoosie Kurtz
Drama
USA / Japan
English
3.5 Stars
1864
66
1987
Juzo Itami
Nobuko Miyamoto, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Masahiko Tsugawa
Comedy / Romance / Crime / Gangster
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2800
167
1987
Rentaro Mikuni
Junkyu Moriyama, Michiyo Ookusu
Drama / Religion
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2824
173
1987
Kazuo Hara
Kenzo Okuzaki, Emperor Hirohito
Documentary / War / History
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2546
122
1986
Hayao Miyazaki
James Van Der Beek, Anna Paquin, Mark Hamill, Cloris Leachman, Richard Dysart
Animation / Action / Adventure / Family / Sci-Fi / Fantasy
Japan
English
5 Stars, Top 100
50
4
1985
Akira Kurosawa
Tatsuya Nakadai, Akira Terao, Jinpachi Nezu, Daisuke Ryu, Mieko Harada
Drama / War / Epic / History / Period Film
Japan / France
Japanese
4.5 Stars
699
24
1985
Juzo Itami
Tsutomu Yamazaki, Nobuko Miyamoto, Ken Watanabe, Kôji Yakusho
Comedy
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2605
132
1984
Masahiro Shinoda
Takaya Yamauchi, Yoshiyuki Omori, Shiori Sakura, Masako Natsume, Hideji Otaki
Comedy / Drama / War
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2792
164
1984
Juzo Itami
Tsutomu Yamazaki, Nobuko Miyamoto, Kin Sugai, Hideji Otaki
Comedy / Drama
Japan
Japanese
4 Stars
1463
48
1983
Shohei Imamura
Ken Ogata, Sumiko Sakamoto, Aki Takejo, Tonpei Hidari, Seiji Kurasaki
Drama / Period Film
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2320
94
1983
Nagisa Oshima
David Bowie, Tom Conti, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Takeshi Kitano, Jack Thompson
Drama / War
UK / Japan
English
2.5 Stars
2578
126
1983
Yoshimitsu Morita
Yusaku Matsuda, Juzo Itami, Saori Yuki, Ichirota Miyagawa
Comedy / Drama
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2801
168
1982
Ji-shun Duan, Junya Sato
Rentaro Mikuni, Misako Konno, Nobuko Otowa, Hideji Otaki, Yoshiko Mita
Drama / Romance / Mystery / Epic / Spy / Action / Detective
Japan / China
Mandarin
2.5 Stars
2599
130
1981
Shohei Imamura
Kaori Momoi, Shigeru Izumiya, Ken Ogata, Shigeru Tsuyuguchi
Drama / Comedy / Period Film
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2709
148
1981
Kôhei Oguri
Takahiro Tamura, Mariko Kaga, Nobutaka Asahara
Drama
Japan
Japanese
5 Stars
481
18
1980
Akira Kurosawa
Tatsuya Nakadai, Tsutomu Yamazaki
Drama / War / Epic / History
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2605
132
1980
Robert Houston, Kenji Misumi, David Weisman
Tomisaburo Wakayama, Kayo Matsuo, Minoru Ohki, Akiji Kobayashi, Shin Kishida
Action / Adventure / Drama
Japan / USA
English
5 Stars
350
14
1979
Hal Ashby
Peter Sellers, Shirley MacLaine, Melvyn Douglas, Jack Warden, Richard Dysart
Drama / Comedy
USA / UK / West Germany / Japan
English
3.5 Stars
1817
62
1979
Shohei Imamura
Ken Ogata, Mayumi Ogawa, Rentaro Mikuni, Mitsuko Baisho
Drama / Thriller / Crime
Japan
Japanese
4.5 Stars
909
31
1976
Nagisa Oshima
Tatsuya Fuji, Eiko Matsuda, Aoi Nakajima, Yasuko Matsui, Meika Seri
Drama / Adult / Romance
Japan / France
Japanese
4 Stars
1248
40
1975
Akira Kurosawa
Maksim Munzuk, Yuri Solomin, Svetlana Danilchenko
Adventure / Drama / Period Film
Soviet Union / Japan
Russian
2.5 Stars
2511
118
1974
Sydney Pollack
Robert Mitchum, Ken Takakura, Brian Keith, Herb Edelman, Richard Jordan
Drama / Crime / Gangster
USA / Japan
English
2.5 Stars
2709
148
1974
Kei Kumai
Komaki Kurihara, Yôko Takahashi, Kinuyo Tanaka
Drama / War
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2605
132
1972
Kenji Misumi
Tomisaburo Wakayama, Kayo Matsuo, Akiji Kobayashi, Minoru Ohki, Shin Kishida
Action
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2856
179
1972
Noriaki Tsuchimoto
Documentary / History / Biography
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2553
123
1971
Nagisa Oshima
Kenzo Kawarazaki, Atsuko Kaku, Nobuko Otowa, Kei Sato, Maki Takayama
Comedy / Drama
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2792
164
1971
Shinsuke Ogawa
Drama / Documentary / Biography
Japan
Japanese
3 Stars
2136
83
1970
Richard Fleischer, Kinji Fukasaku, Toshio Masuda
Martin Balsam, Sô Yamamura, Joseph Cotten, Tatsuya Mihashi
Action / War / Adventure / Drama / History / Epic
USA / Japan
English
2.5 Stars
2309
93
1970
Akira Kurosawa
Yoshitaka Zushi, Kin Sugai, Toshiyuki Tonomura, Shinsuke Minami
Drama / Fantasy
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2789
163
1970
Keith Larsen, Koji Senno, Nobuaki Shirai
Dale Robertson, Yûjirô Ishihara, Frank Sinatra Jr.
Drama / Biography / War
Japan
English
2.5 Stars
2335
96
1969
Masahiro Shinoda
Shima Iwashita, Kichiemon Nakamura, Kamatari Fujiwara, Jun Hamamura
Drama / Period Film / Romance
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2780
159
1969
Toshio Matsumoto
Pîtâ, Osamu Ogasawara, Yoshimi Jô, Koichi Nakamura, Flamenco Umeji
Drama / Romance / Experimental
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2789
163
1969
Nagisa Oshima
Tetsuo Abe, Fumio Watanabe, Akiko Koyama, Tsuyoshi Kinoshita
Drama / Crime
Japan
Japanese
3 Stars
2053
76
1968
Nagisa Oshima
Kei Sato, Fumio Watanabe, Toshirô Ishidô, Masao Adachi
Comedy / Crime / Drama
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2860
182
1968
Tai Kato
Chieko Baisho, Yuki Kawamura, Sanae Nakahara, Ran Fan O
Drama / Thriller / Mystery
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2605
132
1967
Masaki Kobayashi
Toshirô Mifune, Yôko Tsukasa, Tatsuyoshi Ehara, Etsuko Ichihara
Drama / History / Period Film / War / Romance
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2681
140
1967
Seijun Suzuki
Jo Shishido, Mariko Ogawa, Annu Mari, Koji Nambara
Action / Crime / Drama / Gangster / Thriller
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2709
148
1967
Noboru Nakamura
Tetsuro Tamba, Shima Iwashita, Eiji Okada
Drama / Biography
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2842
176
1967
Mikio Naruse
Yûzô Kayama, Yôko Tsukasa, Mitsuko Kusabue, Mitsuko Mori
Drama / Romance
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2226
90
1966
Seijun Suzuki
Tetsuya Watari, Chieko Matsubara, Hideaki Nitani, Ryuji Kita, Tsuyoshi Yoshida
Action / Crime / Drama / Thriller / Gangster
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2792
164
1966
Yasuzo Masumura
Ayako Wakao, Shinsuke Ashida, Yusuke Kawazu, Ranko Akagi
Drama / War
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2792
164
1966
Woody Allen, Senkichi Taniguchi
Tatsuya Mihashi, Akiko Wakabayashi, Mie Hama, John Sebastian
Comedy / Crime / Adventure / Thriller / Spy
USA / Japan
English
2.5 Stars
2858
181
1966
Shohei Imamura
Shoichi Ozawa, Sumiko Sakamoto, Masaomi Kondo, Keiko Sagawa, Ganjiro Nakamura
Comedy / Drama
Japan
Japanese
3.5 Stars
1694
55
1965
Kon Ichikawa
Abebe Bikila, Jack Douglas, Hirohito
Documentary / Sports / History
Japan
Japanese
3 Stars
2060
78
1965
Akira Kurosawa
Toshirô Mifune, Yuzo Kayama, Tsutomu Yamazaki
Drama / Period Film
Japan
Japanese
5 Stars
405
16
1964
Hiroshi Teshigahara
Eiji Okada, Kyôko Kishida
Drama / Experimental
Japan
Japanese
4.5 Stars
871
29
1964
Masaki Kobayashi
Rentarô Mikuni, Michiyo Aratama, Misako Watanabe, Kenjirô Ishiyama
Horror / Fantasy / Period Film
Japan
Japanese
4 Stars
1321
45
1964
Kaneto Shindô
Nobuko Otowa, Jitsuko Yoshimura, Kei Sato, Jukichi Uno, Taiji Tonoyama
Drama / Horror
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2605
132
1964
Masahiro Shinoda
Ryô Ikebe, Mariko Kaga, Takashi Fujiki, Chisako Hara
Crime / Thriller / Drama / Gangster / Post-Noir
Japan
Japanese
3.5 Stars
1636
53
1963
Akira Kurosawa
Toshirô Mifune, Tatsuya Nakadai, Kyôko Kagawa
Thriller / Drama / Post-Noir
Japan
Japanese
3.5 Stars
1746
58
1963
Kon Ichikawa
Kazuo Hasegawa, Fujiko Yamamoto, Ayako Wakao, Eiji Funakoshi
Drama / Period Film
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2709
148
1963
Noboru Nakamura
Shima Iwashita, Hiroyuki Nagato, Seiji Miyaguchi, Teruo Yoshida
Drama
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2789
163
1963
Kon Ichikawa
Yûjirô Ishihara, Masayuki Mori, Kinuyo Tanaka
Adventure / Drama
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2860
182
1963
Shohei Imamura
Sachiko Hidari, Jitsuko Yoshimura, Hiroyuki Nagato
Drama / Comedy
Japan
Japanese
4.5 Stars
899
30
1962
Yasujiro Ozu
Chishu Ryu, Shima Iwashita, Keiji Sada, Mariko Okada
Drama / Comedy / Romance
Japan
Japanese
3.5 Stars
1897
69
1962
Hiroshi Inagaki
Koshiro Matsumoto, Yuzo Kayama, Tatsuya Mihashi, Akira Takarada, Yosuke Natsuki
Drama / Epic / History
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2199
88
1962
Akira Kurosawa
Toshirô Mifune, Tatsuya Nakadai, Keiju Kobayashi
Action / Adventure / Drama
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2246
91
1962
Masaki Kobayashi
Tatsuya Nakadai, Rentaro Mikuni, Shima Iwashita
Drama / Period Film
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2605
132
1962
Kon Ichikawa
Raizô Ichikawa, Rentaro Mikuni, Hiroyuki Nagato, Shiho Fujimura
Drama
Japan
Japanese
5 Stars
384
15
1961
Akira Kurosawa
Toshirô Mifune, Eijirô Tono, Tatsuya Nakadai
Drama / Action / Crime / Thriller / Adventure
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2689
143
1961
Masaki Kobayashi
Tatsuya Nakadai, Michiyo Aratama, Yusuke Kawazu, Tamao Nakamura, Chishu Ryu
Drama / History / War
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2709
148
1961
Keisuke Kinoshita
Hideko Takamine, Keiji Sada, Tatsuya Nakadai, Nobuko Otowa
Drama / Romance
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2792
164
1961
Yasuzo Masumura
Ayako Wakao, Hiroshi Kawaguchi, Eitarô Ozawa, Haruko Mabuchi
Drama / Mystery
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2858
181
1961
Yasujiro Ozu
Ganjiro Nakamura, Setsuko Hara, Yôko Tsukasa, Michiyo Aratama
Drama
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2456
112
1960
Mikio Naruse
Hideko Takamine, Tatsuya Nakadai, Masayuki Mori, Reiko Dan
Drama
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2472
113
1960
Kaneto Shindô
Taiji Tonoyama, Nobuko Otowa, Shinji Tanaka
Drama
Japan
Japanese (No Dialogue)
2.5 Stars
2597
129
1960
Nagisa Oshima
Miyuki Kuwano, Fumio Watanabe, Hiroshi Akutagawa, Shinko Ujiie, Akiko Koyama
Drama
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2754
152
1960
Akira Kurosawa
Toshirô Mifune, Masayuki Mori, Kyôko Kagawa, Tatsuya Mihashi
Drama / Thriller
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2792
164
1960
Yasuzo Masumura
Ayako Wakao, Jerry Fujio, Jun Fujimaki, Eiji Funakoshi
Drama
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2860
182
1960
Seijun Suzuki
Drama / Crime
Japan
Japanese
5 Stars
266
11
1959
Alain Resnais
Emmanuelle Riva, Eiji Okada, Stella Dassas, Pierre Barbaud, Bernard Fresson
Drama / Romance / War
France / Japan
French
5 Stars
465
17
1959
Yasujiro Ozu
Ganjiro Nakamura, Machiko Kyô, Ayako Wakao, Hiroshi Kawaguchi
Drama
Japan
Japanese
3 Stars
2093
80
1959
Kon Ichikawa
Eiji Funakoshi, Osamu Takizawa, Mickey Curtis, Mantarô Ushio, Kyu Sazanaka
Drama / War
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2344
97
1959
Yasujiro Ozu
Keiji Sada, Yoshiko Kuga, Chishu Ryu, Kuniko Miyake
Comedy / Drama
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2680
139
1959
Kon Ichikawa
Machiko Kyô, Ganjiro Nakamura, Junko Kano
Drama / Comedy
Japan
Japanese
3.5 Stars
1654
54
1958
Akira Kurosawa
Toshirô Mifune, Misa Uehara, Minoru Chiaki, Kamatari Fujiwara
Action / Adventure / Comedy / Epic
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2605
132
1958
Keisuke Kinoshita
Kinuyo Tanaka, Teiji Takahashi, Yûko Mochizuki, Danko Ichikawa
Drama / Period Film
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2605
132
1958
Kon Ichikawa
Raizô Ichikawa, Tatsuya Nakadai, Ganjiro Nakamura, Yoichi Funaki
Drama / Religion
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2771
155
1958
Hiroshi Inagaki
Toshirô Mifune, Hideko Takamine, Hiroshi Akutagawa
Comedy / Drama
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2857
180
1958
Yasujirô Ozu
Shin Saburi, Kinuyo Tanaka, Ineko Arima, Yoshiko Kuga, Keiji Sada, Teiji Takahashi
Comedy / Drama
Japan
Japanese
5 Stars
191
9
1957
Akira Kurosawa
Toshirô Mifune, Minoru Chiaki, Isuzu Yamada, Takashi Shimura
War / Drama / Action / Thriller / Period Film / Crime
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2682
141
1957
Akira Kurosawa
Toshirô Mifune, Isuzu Yamada, Kyôko Kagawa
Comedy / Drama / Period Film
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2689
143
1957
Ishirô Honda
Kenji Sahara, Yumi Shirakawa, Momoko Kôchi, Akihiko Hirata, Takashi Shimura
Action / Drama / Sci-Fi / Thriller / War
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2773
156
1957
Heinosuke Gosho
Chikage Awashima, Yûnosuke Itô, Kinuyo Tanaka
Drama
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2792
164
1957
Yasuzo Masumura
Hiroshi Kawaguchi, Hitomi Nozoe, Aiko Mimasu, Eitarô Ozawa
Drama / Romance
Japan
Japanese
5 Stars
484
19
1956
Kon Ichikawa
Rentaro Mikuni, Shôji Yasui, Jun Hamamura
Drama / War
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2353
98
1956
Hiroshi Inagaki
Koji Tsuruta, Toshirô Mifune, Kaoru Yachigusa, Michiko Saga, Mariko Okada
Action / Adventure / Biography / Drama / History
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2390
104
1956
Kenji Mizoguchi
Machiko Kyô, Aiko Mimasu, Ayako Wakao, Michiyo Kogure, Kumeko Urabe
Drama
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2597
129
1956
Mikio Naruse
Kinuyo Tanaka, Isuzu Yamada, Hideko Takamine, Mariko Okada, Haruko Sugimura
Drama
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2689
143
1956
Ishirô Honda
Kenji Sahara, Yumi Shirakawa, Akihiko Hirata, Akio Kobori, Yasuko Nakata
Drama / Horror / Sci-Fi / Action
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2773
156
1956
Yoshiro Kawazu
Hiroshi Akutagawa, Yatsuko Tan'ami, Minoru Ohki, Chishu Ryu, Koji Shitara
unknown
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2773
156
1956
Keisuke Kinoshita
Katsuo Nakamura, Sadako Sawamura, Noriko Arita, Akira Ishihama, Yoshiko Kuga
Drama
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2860
182
1956
Yuzo Kawashima
Michiyo Aratama, Yukiko Todoroki, Seizaburô Kawazu
Drama / Comedy
Japan
Japanese
3.5 Stars
1563
51
1955
Kenji Mizoguchi
Machiko Kyô, Masayuki Mori, Sô Yamamura
Drama / History / Epic
Japan / Hong Kong
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2353
98
1955
Hiroshi Inagaki
Toshirô Mifune, Koji Tsuruta, Mariko Okada, Kaoru Yachigusa, Michiyo Kogure
Action / Adventure / Biography / Drama / History
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2450
110
1955
Mikio Naruse
Hideko Takamine, Masayuki Mori, Mariko Okada, Isao Yamagata
Drama / Romance
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2792
164
1955
Kenji Mizoguchi
Raizô Ichikawa, Michiyo Kogure, Mitsusaburô Ramon
Drama / History / Epic
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2832
174
1955
Kinuyo Tanaka
Yumeji Tsukioka, Ryôji Hayama, Junkichi Orimoto, Hiroko Kawasaki
Biography / Drama / Romance
Japan
Japanese
5 Stars, Top 100
8
2
1954
Akira Kurosawa
Takashi Shimura, Toshirô Mifune, Yoshio Inaba, Seiji Miyaguchi
Action / Drama / Period Film
Japan
Japanese
5 Stars
103
7
1954
Kenji Mizoguchi
Kinuyo Tanaka, Yoshiaki Hanayagi, Kyôko Kagawa, Eitarô Shindô
Drama / Period Film
Japan
Japanese
4 Stars
1223
39
1954
Ishirô Honda
Akira Takarada, Momoko Kôchi, Akihiko Hirata, Takashi Shimura
Drama / Sci-Fi / Thriller / Horror / Cult
Japan
Japanese
3.5 Stars
1962
71
1954
Hiroshi Inagaki
Toshirô Mifune, Mariko Okada, Rentaro Mikuni
Action / Adventure / Drama / History
Japan
Japanese
3 Stars
2111
81
1954
Mikio Naruse
Haruko Sugimura, Sadako Sawamura, Chikako Hosokawa, Yûko Mochizuki
Drama / Romance
Japan
Japanese
3 Stars
2145
84
1954
Josef von Sternberg
Akemi Negishi, Tadashi Suganuma, Kisaburo Sawamura
Drama / War / Adventure
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2328
95
1954
Kenji Mizoguchi
Kazuo Hasegawa, Kyôko Kagawa, Eitarô Shindô, Eitarô Ozawa
Drama / Romance / Period Film
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2773
156
1954
Keisuke Kinoshita
Hideki Goko, Hideko Takamine, Yukio Watanabe
Drama
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2860
182
1954
Mikio Naruse
Setsuko Hara, Ken Uehara, Yôko Sugi, Sô Yamamura
Drama
Japan
Japanese
5 Stars, Top 100
6
1
1953
Yasujiro Ozu
Chishu Ryu, Chieko Higashiyama, Setsuko Hara, Haruko Sugimura, Sô Yamamura
Drama
Japan
Japanese
5 Stars, Top 100
80
6
1953
Kenji Mizoguchi
Masayuki Mori, Machiko Kyô, Kinuyo Tanaka, Eitarô Ozawa, Ikio Sawamura
Drama / Thriller / Fantasy / Romance / Period Film
Japan
Japanese
4.5 Stars
938
32
1953
Teinosuke Kinugasa
Kazuo Hasegawa, Machiko Kyô, Isao Yamagata, Yataro Kurokawa
Drama / Period Film
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2572
125
1953
Kenji Mizoguchi
Michiyo Kogure, Ayako Wakao, Seizaburô Kawazu
Drama
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2689
143
1953
Hideo Sekigawa
Takashi Kanda, Masao Mishima, Eiji Okada, Isuzu Yamada
Drama
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2689
143
1953
Shirô Toyoda
Hideko Takamine, Hiroshi Akutagawa, Jukichi Uno, Eijirô Tono, Chouko Iida
Drama / Romance
Japan
Japanese
5 Stars, Top 100
54
5
1952
Akira Kurosawa
Takashi Shimura, Shinichi Himori, Haruo Tanaka, Minoru Chiaki, Miki Odagiri
Drama
Japan
Japanese
4.5 Stars
849
27
1952
Kenji Mizoguchi
Kinuyo Tanaka, Tsukie Matsuura, Ichirô Sugai
Drama / Period Film
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2605
132
1952
Kozaburo Yoshimura
Yumiko Miyagino, Mitsuko Miura, Yuko Tsumura, Kinuyo Tanaka, Jukichi Uno
Drama
Japan
Japanese
3.5 Stars
1757
59
1951
Yasujiro Ozu
Setsuko Hara, Chishu Ryu, Chikage Awashima, Kuniko Miyake, Ichirô Sugai
Drama / Romance
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2663
136
1951
Akira Kurosawa
Setsuko Hara, Masayuki Mori, Toshirô Mifune, Takashi Shimura
Drama
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2844
177
1951
Kenji Mizoguchi
Kinuyo Tanaka, Nobuko Otowa, Yuji Hori, Kiyoko Hirai, Reiko Kondo
Drama
Japan
Japanese
5 Stars, Top 100
11
3
1950
Akira Kurosawa
Toshirô Mifune, Machiko Kyô, Masayuki Mori, Takashi Shimura
Crime / Drama / Mystery / Thriller / Period Film
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2689
143
1950
Akira Kurosawa
Toshirô Mifune, Shirley Yamaguchi, Yôko Katsuragi, Noriko Sengoku
Drama
Japan
Japanese
5 Stars
498
20
1949
Yasujiro Ozu
Chishu Ryu, Setsuko Hara, Yumeji Tsukioka, Haruko Sugimura
Drama
Japan
Japanese
3.5 Stars
1835
64
1949
Akira Kurosawa
Toshirô Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Keiko Awaji, Eiko Miyoshi
Drama / Thriller / Film-Noir / Detective
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2860
182
1949
Kenji Mizoguchi
Kinuyo Tanaka, Mitsuko Mito, Kuniko Miyake, Ichirô Sugai
Drama / Period Film
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2171
85
1948
Akira Kurosawa
Takashi Shimura, Toshirô Mifune, Reisaburo Yamamoto, Michiyo Kogure
Crime / Drama / Film-Noir / Thriller / Gangster
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2792
164
1948
Yasujiro Ozu
Kinuyo Tanaka, Shuji Sano, Chieko Murata, Chishu Ryu
Drama
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2335
96
1946
Kenji Mizoguchi
Minosuke Bandô, Kinuyo Tanaka, Kôtarô Bandô
Drama / Biography / Period Film
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2398
106
1941
Kenji Mizoguchi
Utaemon Ichikawa, Yoshizaburo Arashi, Chojuro Kawarazaki
Action / Drama / History / Period Film
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2792
164
1941
Yasujiro Ozu
Tatsuo Saito, Shin Saburi, Takeshi Sakamoto, Mitsuko Yoshikawa
Drama
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2689
143
1940
Kozaburo Yoshimura
Shozaburo Abe, Munenobu Aburai, Shôtarô Fujimatsu, Toyama Fumio
War
Japan
Japanese
4 Stars
1161
38
1939
Kenji Mizoguchi
Shôtarô Hanayagi, Kôkichi Takada
Drama / Period Film / Romance
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2788
162
1938
Tomotaka Tasaka
Isamu Kosugi, Shirô Izome, Bontarô Miyake
War / Drama
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2689
143
1937
Sadao Yamanaka
Tsuruzo Nakamura, Emitaro Ichikawa, Shizue Yamagishi, Choemon Bando
Drama
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2860
182
1937
Kenji Mizoguchi
Ichiro Sugai, Haruo Tanaka, Kumeko Urabe, Masao Shimizu
Drama / Romance
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2273
92
1936
Yasujiro Ozu
Chouko Iida, Shinichi Himori, Masao Hayama, Yoshiko Tsubouchi
Drama
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2691
144
1936
Kenji Mizoguchi
Isuzu Yamada, Yôko Umemura, Benkei Shiganoya, Eitarô Shindô
Drama
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2740
150
1936
Arnold Fanck, Mansaku Itami
Setsuko Hara, Sessue Hayakawa, Ruth Eweler, Isamu Kosugi
Drama
Japan / Germany
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2860
182
1936
Sadao Yamanaka
Chojuro Kawarasaki, Utaemon Nakamura, Shizue Yamagishi
Drama
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2860
182
1935
Sadao Yamanaka
Denjirô Ôkôchi, Kiyozo, Kunitaro Sawamura
Comedy
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2666
137
1933
Yasujiro Ozu
Takeshi Sakamoto, Nobuko Fushimi, Den Obinata, Chouko Iida
Drama
Japan
Japanese (Silent)
2.5 Stars
2689
143
1933
Teinosuke Kinugasa
Period Film
Japan
Japanese
3.5 Stars
1720
57
1932
Yasujiro Ozu
Tatsuo Saito, Tomio Aoki, Mitsuko Yoshikawa, Hideo Sugawara
Comedy / Drama
Japan
Japanese (Silent)
2.5 Stars
2689
143
1931
Heinosuke Gosho
Atsushi Watanabe, Kinuyo Tanaka, Mitsuko Ichimura, Satoko Date, Shinichi Himori
Comedy / Drama
Japan
Japanese
2.5 Stars
2792
164
1930
Yasujiro Ozu
Tokihiko Okada, Fuyuki Yamamoto, Emiko Yagumo, Mitsuko Ichimura
Drama / Crime / Thriller
Japan
Japanese (Silent)
2.5 Stars
2689
143
1929
Kenji Mizoguchi
Reiji Ichiki, Takako Irie, Takaya Ito, Gunnosuke Kanahira, Shunji Kanda
Drama
Japan
Japanese (Silent)
2.5 Stars
2689
143
1928
Yasujiro Ozu
Junko Matsui, Kenji Oyama, Chishu Ryu, Tatsuo Saito, Takeshi Sakamoto
Comedy
Japan
Japanese (Silent)
2.5 Stars
2689
143
1928
Teinosuke Kinugasa
Akiko Chihaya, Junosuke Bando, Yukiko Ogawa, Ippei Sohma, Misao Seki
Drama / Crime
Japan
Japanese (Silent)
2.5 Stars
2695
145
1926
Teinosuke Kinugasa
Masao Inoue, Yoshi Nakagawa, Ayako Iijima, Kyosuki Takamatsu
Drama / Experimental
Japan
Japanese (Silent)
2.5 Stars
2689
143
1925
Kenji Mizoguchi
Hiroki Hoshino, Yoshiko Okada
Short / Drama / Comedy
Japan
Japanese (Silent)
2.5 Stars
2689
143
1924
Daisuke Itô
Action
Japan
Japanese (Silent)
2.5 Stars
2689
143
1924
Minoru Murata
Kumeko Urabe
Drama
Japan
Japanese (Silent)
2.5 Stars
2689
143
1923
Kenji Mizoguchi
Kaoichi Katsuragi, Yoshisuke Koizumi, Haruko Sawamura, Kaichi Yamamoto
Drama
Japan
Japanese (Silent)
2.5 Stars
2689
143
1917
Masao Inoue
unknown
Japan
Japanese (Silent)
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