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Ran

Ran

Ran
IMDb: 8.2
160

With Ran, legendary director Akira Kurosawa reimagines Shakespeare’s King Lear as a singular historical epic set in sixteenth-century Japan. Majestic in scope, the film is Kurosawa’s late-life masterpiece, a profound…

Genre: Action, Drama, History
Return from the River Kwai

Return from the River Kwai

Return from the River Kwai
IMDb: 4.9
101

A group of war prisoners has spilt blood, sweat and tears to construct a bridge over the river Kwai in Thailand. Just when the bridge is ready, an American bomber…

Genre: War
Over Your Dead Body

Over Your Dead Body

Over Your Dead Body
IMDb: 6.1
93

An actor named Kosuke plays the role of Iemon in a stage version of Yotsuya Kaiden and his new lover Miyuki plays Oiwa. However, as they delve deeper into their…

Genre: Horror
The Human Condition II: Road to Eternity

The Human Condition II: Road to Eternity

The Human Condition II: Road to Eternity
IMDb: 8.5
178

As a conscript in war-time Japan’s military, a pacifist struggles to maintain his determination to keep his ideals.

Genre: Drama, History, War
The Human Condition I: No Greater Love

The Human Condition I: No Greater Love

The Human Condition I: No Greater Love
IMDb: 8.5
206

A Japanese pacifist, unable to face the dire consequences of conscientious objection, is transformed by his attempts to compromise with the demands of war-time Japan.

Genre: Drama, History, War
When a Woman Ascends the Stairs

When a Woman Ascends the Stairs

When a Woman Ascends the Stairs
IMDb: 8.1
111

Keiko, whom everyone calls Mama, narrates her story: she’s a hostess on the Ginza, 30, a widow. She describes life’s vicious cycle: acting cheerful around drunks, dressing and living well…

Genre: Drama
The Human Condition III: A Soldier’s Prayer

The Human Condition III: A Soldier’s Prayer

The Human Condition III: A Soldier’s Prayer
IMDb: 8.8
190

His ideals challenged by life as a conscript in war-time Japan’s military, a pacifist faces ever greater tests in his fight for survival.

Genre: Drama, History, War
Yojimbo

Yojimbo

Yojimbo
IMDb: 8.2
110

A nameless ronin, or samurai with no master, enters a small village in feudal Japan where two rival businessmen are struggling for control of the local gambling trade. Taking the…

Genre: Drama, Thriller
Harakiri

Harakiri

Harakiri
IMDb: 8.7
135

An unusual request for ritual suicide on a feudal lord’s property leads to the unwinding of a greater mystery that challenges the clan’s integrity.

Genre: Action, Drama, History
Sanjuro

Sanjuro

Sanjuro
IMDb: 8.1
96

Toshiro Mifune swaggers and snarls to brilliant comic effect in Kurosawa’s tightly paced, beautifully composed “Sanjuro.” In this companion piece and sequel to “Yojimbo,” jaded samurai Sanjuro helps an idealistic…

Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
High and Low

High and Low

High and Low
IMDb: 8.4
142

An executive of a shoe company becomes a victim of extortion when his chauffeur’s son is kidnapped and held for ransom.

The Sword of Doom

The Sword of Doom

The Sword of Doom
IMDb: 8
122

Ryunosuke, a gifted swordsman plying his trade during the turbulent final days of Shogunate rule, has no moral code and kills without remorse. It’s a way of life that leads…

Genre: Action, Drama
Kill!

Kill!

Kill!
IMDb: 7.5
114

A pair of down-on-their-luck swordsmen arrive in a dusty, windblown town, where they become involved in a local clan dispute. One, previously a farmer, longs to become a noble samurai….

Genre: Action, Comedy
Safari 5000

Safari 5000

Safari 5000
IMDb: 5.8
177

In safari of torrid and all the Yujiro Ishihara is galloping bet, powerful rally and the beauty of the heroine of Ruriko Asaoka! Europe, were dared Africa long-term location, romanticism…

Belladonna of Sadness

Belladonna of Sadness

Belladonna of Sadness
IMDb: 7.4
86

An evil feudal lord rapes a village girl on her wedding night and proceeds to ruin her and her husband’s lives. After she’s eventually banished from her village, the girl…

Kagemusha

Kagemusha

Kagemusha
IMDb: 8
180

Akira Kurosawa’s lauded feudal epic presents the tale of a petty thief who is recruited to impersonate Shingen, an aging warlord, in order to avoid attacks by competing clans. When…

Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Heat Wave

Heat Wave

Heat Wave
IMDb: 6.6
106

Rin Jyoshima lost her father to death-by-gambling; years later, she’s grown up in the Kosugi household and has fallen victim to gambling herself.

Genre: Drama
Hachi-ko

Hachi-ko

Hachi-ko
IMDb: 8.1
107

The tragic, true story about Hachikō, an Akita dog who was loyal to his master, Professor Ueno, even after Ueno’s death.

Genre: Drama, Family
Black River

Black River

Black River
IMDb: 7.1
114

The story follows a university student who moves into an apartment building and becomes involved with a waitress. The landlord then attempts to evict the tenants and sell the building…

Genre: Crime, Drama
The Wicked City

The Wicked City

The Wicked City
IMDb: 5.6
87

Based on the popular Japanese sci-fi comic strip, “Wicked City” is about a futuristic Hong Kong on the verge of a take over by the Reptoids–ruthless monsters disguised as humans….

The Inheritance

The Inheritance

The Inheritance
IMDb: 7.3
108

On his deathbed, a wealthy businessman announces that his fortune is to be split equally among his three illegitimate children, whose whereabouts are unknown to his family and colleagues. A…

Genre: Drama
Onimasa: A Japanese Godfather

Onimasa: A Japanese Godfather

Onimasa: A Japanese Godfather
IMDb: 6.8
146

Onimasa is the egocentric boss of a small yakuza clan on Shikoku Island, whose criminal duties conflict with his self-image as a chivalrous samurai. His struggles with his boss, the…

Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Giovanni’s Island

Giovanni’s Island

Giovanni’s Island
IMDb: 7.4
102

In the aftermath of the most devastating conflict mankind had ever experienced, the tiny island of Shikotan became part of the Sakhalin Oblast… and on the unhealed border in this…

The Tale of the Princess Kaguya

The Tale of the Princess Kaguya

The Tale of the Princess Kaguya
IMDb: 8
137

Found inside a shining stalk of bamboo by an old bamboo cutter and his wife, a tiny girl grows rapidly into an exquisite young lady. The mysterious young princess enthralls…

Samurai Rebellion

Samurai Rebellion

Samurai Rebellion
IMDb: 8.4
121

Toshiro Mifune stars as Isaburo Sasahara, an aging swordsman living a quiet life until his clan lord orders that his son marry the lord’s mistress, who has recently displeased the…

Genre: Action, Drama