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Top Japanese movies(based on popularity,ratings,box office)

Shichinin no samurai (Seven Samurai) movie poster
1. Shichinin no samurai (Seven Samurai)
Seven Samurai are hired by a village to protect the crops from bandits, Samurai win the fight, yet they lose
Year:1954, Director:Akira Kurosawa
Cast:Toshirô Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Kamatari Fujiwara, Daisuke Katô, Keiko Tsushima, Yukiko Shimazaki
Language:Japanese
Category:Drama, Action
Rashomon (the castle gate) movie poster
2. Rashomon (the castle gate)

Year:1950, Director:Akira Kurosawa
Cast:Toshirô Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Masayuki Mori, Minoru Chiaki, Machiko Kyô, Kichijirô Ueda
Language:Japanese
Category:Drama, Crime
Ikiru (To Live) movie poster
3. Ikiru (To Live)

Year:1952, Director:Akira Kurosawa
Cast:Takashi Shimura, Minoru Chiaki, Haruo Tanaka, Bokuzen Hidari, Shin'ichi Himori, Miki Odagiri
Language:Japanese
Category:Drama
Yojimbo movie poster
4. Yojimbo

Year:1961, Director:Akira Kurosawa
Cast:Toshirô Mifune, Tatsuya Nakadai, Daisuke Katô, Seizaburô Kawazu, Yôko Tsukasa, Isuzu Yamada
Language:Japanese
Category:Action, Adventure
Princess Mononoke movie poster
5. Princess Mononoke

Year:1997, Director:Hayao Miyazaki
Cast:Billy Bob Thornton, Minnie Driver, Billy Crudup, Claire Danes, Jada Pinkett Smith, John DiMaggio
Language:Japanese
Category:Adventure, Fantasy
Seppuku (Harakiri) movie poster
6. Seppuku (Harakiri)

Year:1962, Director:Masaki Kobayashi
Cast:Tatsuya Nakadai, Tetsurô Tanba, Shima Iwashita, Ichirô Nakatani, Masao Mishima, Akira Ishihama
Language:Japanese
Category:Drama
Ran movie poster
7. Ran

Year:1985, Director:Akira Kurosawa
Cast:Tatsuya Nakadai, Mieko Harada, Jinpachi Nezu, Akira Terao, Yoshiko Miyazaki, Daisuke Ryû
Language:Japanese
Category:Drama, Action
Kumonosu-jô (Throne of Blood) movie poster
8. Kumonosu-jô (Throne of Blood)

Year:1957, Director:Akira Kurosawa
Cast:Toshirô Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Minoru Chiaki, Akira Kubo, Isuzu Yamada, Hiroshi Tachikawa
Language:Japanese
Category:Drama
Sanjuro movie poster
9. Sanjuro

Year:1962, Director:Akira Kurosawa
Cast:Toshirô Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Tatsuya Nakadai, Keiju Kobayashi, Yûzô Kayama, Reiko Dan
Language:Japanese
Category:Drama, Action
My Neighbor Totoro movie poster
10. My Neighbor Totoro

Year:1988, Director:Hayao Miyazaki
Cast:Dakota Fanning, Pat Carroll, Lara Cody, Natalie Core, Paul Butcher, Cheryl Chase
Language:Japanese
Category:Adventure, Family
Grave of the Fireflies movie poster
11. Grave of the Fireflies

Year:1988, Director:Isao Takahata
Cast:Crispin Freeman, Shannon Conley, Yoshiko Shinohara, Tsutomu Tatsumi, Ayano Shiraishi, Rhoda Chrosite
Language:Japanese
Category:Drama, War
Howl\
12. Howl's Moving Castle

Year:2004, Director:Hayao Miyazaki
Cast:Chieko Baishô, Takuya Kimura, Ryûnosuke Kamiki, Akihiro Miwa, Tatsuya Gashûin, Mitsunori Isaki
Language:Japanese
Category:Romantic, Action
Letters from Iwo Jima movie poster
13. Letters from Iwo Jima

Year:2006, Director:Clint Eastwood
Cast:Ryo Kase, Shidô Nakamura, Ken Watanabe, Tsuyoshi Ihara, Kazunari Ninomiya, Hiroshi Watanabe
Language:Japanese
Category:Drama, War
Kakushi-toride no san-akunin (The Hidden Fortress) movie poster
14. Kakushi-toride no san-akunin (The Hidden Fortress)

Year:1958, Director:Akira Kurosawa
Cast:Toshirô Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Kamatari Fujiwara, Susumu Fujita, Minoru Chiaki, Misa Uehara
Language:Japanese
Category:Drama, Action
Tengoku to jigoku (High and Low) movie poster
15. Tengoku to jigoku (High and Low)

Year:1963, Director:Akira Kurosawa
Cast:Toshirô Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Tatsuya Nakadai, Isao Kimura, Kyôko Kagawa, Tatsuya Mihashi
Language:Japanese
Category:Drama, Thriller
Kagemusha movie poster
16. Kagemusha

Year:1980, Director:Akira Kurosawa
Cast:Tatsuya Nakadai, Hideji Ôtaki, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Jinpachi Nezu, Ken'ichi Hagiwara, Daisuke Ryû
Language:Japanese
Category:Drama, War
Tôkyô monogatari (Tokyo Story) movie poster
17. Tôkyô monogatari (Tokyo Story)

Year:1953, Director:Yasujirô Ozu
Cast:Chishû Ryû, Haruko Sugimura, Sô Yamamura, Setsuko Hara, Kuniko Miyake, Chieko Higashiyama
Language:Japanese
Category:Drama
Warui yatsu hodo yoku nemuru (The Bad Sleep Well) movie poster
18. Warui yatsu hodo yoku nemuru (The Bad Sleep Well)

Year:1960, Director:Akira Kurosawa
Cast:Toshirô Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Kô Nishimura, Masayuki Mori, Kyôko Kagawa, Tatsuya Mihashi
Language:Japanese
Category:Drama, Thriller
Woman in the Dunes movie poster
19. Woman in the Dunes

Year:1964, Director:Hiroshi Teshigahara
Cast:Kyôko Kishida, Eiji Okada, Kôji Mitsui, Sen Yano, Hiroko Itô, Ginzô Sekiguchi
Language:Japanese
Category:Drama, Thriller
Castle in the Sky movie poster
20. Castle in the Sky

Year:1986, Director:Hayao Miyazaki
Cast:Cloris Leachman, Barbara Goodson, James Van Der Beek, Jeff Winkless, Lara Cody, Rachel Vanowen
Language:Japanese
Category:Romantic, Action
Spirited Away movie poster
21. Spirited Away

Year:2001, Director:Hayao Miyazaki
Cast:Suzanne Pleshette, David Ogden Stiers, Lauren Holly, Michael Chiklis, Daveigh Chase, Susan Egan
Language:Japanese
Category:Adventure, Family
Gake no ue no Ponyo (Ponyo) movie poster
22. Gake no ue no Ponyo (Ponyo)

Year:2008, Director:Hayao Miyazaki
Cast:Yûki Amami, Tomoko Yamaguchi, Jôji Tokoro, Kazushige Nagashima, Yuria Nara, Hiroki Doi
Language:Japanese
Category:Adventure, Family
Ugetsu monogatari (Ugetsu) movie poster
23. Ugetsu monogatari (Ugetsu)

Year:1953, Director:Kenji Mizoguchi
Cast:Kinuyo Tanaka, Eitarô Ozawa, Masayuki Mori, Machiko Kyô, Mitsuko Mito, Ichisaburo Sawamura
Language:Japanese
Category:Drama, Mystery
Sanshô dayû (Sansho the Bailiff) movie poster
24. Sanshô dayû (Sansho the Bailiff)

Year:1954, Director:Kenji Mizoguchi
Cast:Kinuyo Tanaka, Kyôko Kagawa, Masao Shimizu, Eitarô Shindô, Akitake Kôno, Yoshiaki Hanayagi
Language:Japanese
Category:Drama
Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind movie poster
25. Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind

Year:1984, Director:Hayao Miyazaki
Cast:Ichirô Nagai, Gorô Naya, Kôhei Miyauchi, Hisako Kyôda, Mahito Tsujimura, Sumi Shimamoto
Language:Japanese
Category:Action, Adventure
The Twilight Samurai movie poster
26. The Twilight Samurai

Year:2002, Director:Yôji Yamada
Cast:Ren Ohsugi, Hiroyuki Sanada, Nenji Kobayashi, Mitsuru Fukikoshi, Rie Miyazawa, Hiroshi Kanbe
Language:Japanese
Category:Drama, Romantic
Dare mo shiranai (Nobody Knows) movie poster
27. Dare mo shiranai (Nobody Knows)

Year:2004, Director:Hirokazu Koreeda
Cast:You, Yûya Yagira, Hanae Kan, Momoko Shimizu, Ayu Kitaura, Hiei Kimura
Language:Japanese
Category:Drama
Red Beard movie poster
28. Red Beard

Year:1965, Director:Akira Kurosawa
Cast:Toshirô Mifune, Kyôko Kagawa, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Yûzô Kayama, Reiko Dan, Miyuki Kuwano
Language:Japanese
Category:Drama
Akira movie poster
29. Akira

Year:1988, Director:Katsuhiro Ôtomo
Cast:Mami Koyama, Tesshô Genda, Hiroshi Ohtake, Mitsuo Iwata, Nozomu Sasaki, Kôichi Kitamura
Language:Japanese
Category:Action, Fantasy
Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion movie poster
30. Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion

Year:1997, Director:Hideaki Anno, Kazuya Tsurumaki
Cast:Megumi Hayashibara, Kotono Mitsuishi, Megumi Ogata, Yuriko Yamaguchi, Yûko Miyamura, Amanda Winn Lee
Language:Japanese
Category:Drama, Action
Okuribito (Departures) movie poster
31. Okuribito (Departures)

Year:2008, Director:Yôjirô Takita
Cast:Takashi Sasano, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Kazuko Yoshiyuki, Kimiko Yo, Masahiro Motoki, Ryôko Hirosue
Language:Japanese
Category:Drama
Banshun (Late Spring) movie poster
32. Banshun (Late Spring)

Year:1949, Director:Yasujirô Ozu
Cast:Chishû Ryû, Haruko Sugimura, Setsuko Hara, Yumeji Tsukioka, Hohi Aoki, Jun Usami
Language:Japanese
Category:Drama
33. Ningen no jôken (The Human Condition III: A Soldier's Prayer)

Year:1961, Director:Masaki Kobayashi
Cast:Chishû Ryû, Tatsuya Nakadai, Michiyo Aratama, Taketoshi Naitô, Yûsuke Kawazu, Tamao Nakamura
Language:Japanese
Category:Drama, War
Madadayo movie poster
34. Madadayo

Year:1993, Director:Akira Kurosawa
Cast:Hisashi Igawa, Kyôko Kagawa, Tatsuo Matsumura, Akira Terao, Masayuki Yui, Jôji Tokoro
Language:Japanese
Category:Drama
Ghost in the Shell movie poster
35. Ghost in the Shell

Year:1995, Director:Mamoru Oshii
Cast:Richard Epcar, Akio Ohtsuka, Steve Bulen, Atsuko Tanaka, Iemasa Kayumi, Tamio Ôki
Language:Japanese
Category:Action, Thriller
Whisper of the Heart movie poster
36. Whisper of the Heart

Year:1995, Director:Yoshifumi Kondô
Cast:Shigeru Muroi, Shigeru Tsuyuguchi, Issei Takahashi, Youko Honna, Kazuo Takahashi, Takashi Tachibana
Language:Japanese
Category:Drama, Romantic
Desu nôto (Death Note) movie poster
37. Desu nôto (Death Note)

Year:2006, Director:Shûsuke Kaneko
Cast:Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Tatsuya Fujiwara, Shunji Fujimura, Erika Toda, Asaka Seto, Shigeki Hosokawa
Language:Japanese
Category:Drama, Thriller
Byôsoku 5 senchimêtoru (5 Centimeters Per Second) movie poster
38. Byôsoku 5 senchimêtoru (5 Centimeters Per Second)

Year:2007, Director:Makoto Shinkai
Cast:Kenji Mizuhashi, Satomi Hanamura, Yuka Terazaki, Ayaka Onoue, Risa Mizuno, Yoshimi Kondou
Language:Japanese
Category:Drama, Romantic
Ningen no jôken (The Human Condition I: No Greater Love) movie poster
39. Ningen no jôken (The Human Condition I: No Greater Love)

Year:1959, Director:Masaki Kobayashi
Cast:Tatsuya Nakadai, Sô Yamamura, Michiyo Aratama, Keiji Sada, Chikage Awashima, Ineko Arima
Language:Japanese
Category:Drama, War
Onibaba movie poster
40. Onibaba

Year:1964, Director:Kaneto Shindô
Cast:Kei Satô, Taiji Tonoyama, Nobuko Otowa, Jûkichi Uno, Jitsuko Yoshimura, Senshô Matsumoto
Language:Japanese
Category:Horror
Samurai Rebellion movie poster
41. Samurai Rebellion

Year:1967, Director:Masaki Kobayashi
Cast:Toshirô Mifune, Yôko Tsukasa, Etsuko Ichihara, Gô Katô, Isao Yamagata, Tatsuyoshi Ehara
Language:Japanese
Category:Drama
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42. Kiki's Delivery Service

Year:1989, Director:Hayao Miyazaki
Cast:Minami Takayama, Kappei Yamaguchi, Keiko Toda, Rei Sakuma, Mieko Nobusawa, Kôichi Miura
Language:Japanese
Category:Adventure, Family
Porco Rosso movie poster
43. Porco Rosso

Year:1992, Director:Hayao Miyazaki
Cast:Greg Ellis, Tsunehiko Kamijô, Shûichirô Moriyama, Akemi Okamura, Tokiko Katô, Sanshi Katsura
Language:Japanese
Category:Romantic, Adventure
Ninja Scroll movie poster
44. Ninja Scroll

Year:1993, Director:Yoshiaki Kawajiri, Kevin Seymour
Cast:Kôichi Yamadera, Daisuke Gôri, Takeshi Aono, Shûichirô Moriyama, Emi Shinohara, Toshihiko Seki
Language:Japanese
Category:Action, Thriller
Fireworks movie poster
45. Fireworks

Year:1997, Director:Takeshi Kitano
Cast:Ren Ohsugi, Susumu Terajima, Takeshi Kitano, Hakuryu, Kayoko Kishimoto, Tetsu Watanabe
Language:Japanese
Category:Drama, Romantic
Battle Royale movie poster
46. Battle Royale

Year:2000, Director:Kinji Fukasaku
Cast:Takeshi Kitano, Chiaki Kuriyama, Sôsuke Takaoka, Tatsuya Fujiwara, Aki Maeda, Tarô Yamamoto
Language:Japanese
Category:Drama, Action
13 Assassins movie poster
47. 13 Assassins

Year:2010, Director:Takashi Miike
Cast:Hiroki Matsukata, Kôji Yakusho, Yûsuke Iseya, Takayuki Yamada, Masachika Ichimura, Gorô Inagaki
Language:Japanese
Category:Drama, Action
Confessions movie poster
48. Confessions

Year:2010, Director:Tetsuya Nakashima
Cast:Yoshino Kimura, Takako Matsu, Masaki Okada, Ai Hashimoto, Kaoru Fujiwara, Yukito Nishii
Language:Japanese
Category:Drama, Thriller
Nora inu (Stray Dog) movie poster
49. Nora inu (Stray Dog)

Year:1949, Director:Akira Kurosawa
Cast:Toshirô Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Eiko Miyoshi, Keiko Awaji, Noriko Honma, Noriko Sengoku
Language:Japanese
Category:Drama, Thriller
Ningen no jôken  (The Human Condition II: Road to Eternity) movie poster
50. Ningen no jôken (The Human Condition II: Road to Eternity)

Year:1959, Director:Masaki Kobayashi
Cast:Tatsuya Nakadai, Kei Satô, Michiyo Aratama, Jun Tatara, Michirô Minami, Kokinji Katsura
Language:Japanese
Category:Drama, War
Kwaidan movie poster
51. Kwaidan

Year:1964, Director:Masaki Kobayashi
Cast:Rentarô Mikuni, Michiyo Aratama, Keiko Kishi, Misako Watanabe, Kenjirô Ishiyama, Ranko Akagi
Language:Japanese
Category:Horror, Fantasy
Hachi-ko movie poster
52. Hachi-ko

Year:1987, Director:Seijirô Kôyama
Cast:Tatsuya Nakadai, Masumi Harukawa, Toshinori Omi, Kaoru Yachigusa, Toshirô Yanagiba, Mako Ishino
Language:Japanese
Category:Drama, Family
Millennium Actress movie poster
53. Millennium Actress

Year:2001, Director:Satoshi Kon
Cast:Hirotaka Suzuoki, Mami Koyama, Shôzô Îzuka, Fumiko Orikasa, Miyoko Shôji, Shouko Tsuda
Language:Japanese
Category:Drama, Romantic
Papurika (Paprika) movie poster
54. Papurika (Paprika)

Year:2006, Director:Satoshi Kon
Cast:Megumi Hayashibara, Tôru Furuya, Kôichi Yamadera, Akio Ohtsuka, Toru Emori, Katsunosuke Hori
Language:Japanese
Category:Thriller, Mystery
The Sword of Doom movie poster
55. The Sword of Doom

Year:1966, Director:Kihachi Okamoto
Cast:Tatsuya Nakadai, Kei Satô, Tadao Nakamaru, Michiyo Aratama, Yûzô Kayama, Yôko Naitô
Language:Japanese
Category:Drama, Action
Barefoot Gen movie poster
56. Barefoot Gen

Year:1983, Director:Mori Masaki
Cast:Takeshi Aono, Seiko Nakano, Issei Miyazaki, Takao Inoue, Yoshie Shimamura, Masaki Kôda
Language:Japanese
Category:Drama, Horror
Dreams movie poster
57. Dreams

Year:1990, Director:Akira Kurosawa, Ishirô Honda
Cast:Mitsuko Baishô, Toshie Negishi, Mieko Harada, Akira Terao, Mitsunori Isaki, Toshihiko Nakano
Language:Japanese
Category:Drama, Fantasy
Perfect Blue movie poster
58. Perfect Blue

Year:1997, Director:Satoshi Kon
Cast:Rica Matsumoto, Junko Iwao, Yoku Shioya, Yôsuke Akimoto, Shinpachi Tsuji, Masaaki Ôkura
Language:Japanese
Category:Thriller, Horror
Dolls movie poster
59. Dolls

Year:2002, Director:Takeshi Kitano
Cast:Tatsuya Mihashi, Hidetoshi Nishijima, Chieko Matsubara, Kyôko Fukada, Miho Kanno, Tsutomu Takeshige
Language:Japanese
Category:Drama, Romantic
The Blind Swordsman: Zatoichi movie poster
60. The Blind Swordsman: Zatoichi

Year:2003, Director:Takeshi Kitano
Cast:Tadanobu Asano, Takeshi Kitano, Michiyo Ohkusu, Yûko Daike, Gadarukanaru Taka, Daigorô Tachibana
Language:Japanese
Category:Drama, Comedy
Tokyo Godfathers movie poster
61. Tokyo Godfathers

Year:2003, Director:Satoshi Kon, Shôgo Furuya
Cast:Toru Emori, Shôzô Îzuka, Seizô Katô, Hiroya Ishimaru, Aya Okamoto, Yoshiaki Umegaki
Language:Japanese
Category:Drama, Comedy
Toki o kakeru shôjo (The Girl Who Leapt Through Time) movie poster
62. Toki o kakeru shôjo (The Girl Who Leapt Through Time)

Year:2006, Director:Mamoru Hosoda
Cast:
Language:Japanese
Category:Drama, Comedy
Aruitemo aruitemo (Still Walking) movie poster
63. Aruitemo aruitemo (Still Walking)

Year:2008, Director:Hirokazu Koreeda
Cast:Hiroshi Abe, Kirin Kiki, Yui Natsukawa, Kazuya Takahashi, You, Shohei Tanaka
Language:Japanese
Category:Drama
The Secret World of Arrietty movie poster
64. The Secret World of Arrietty

Year:2010, Director:Hiromasa Yonebayashi
Cast:Will Arnett, Amy Poehler, Carol Burnett, Moises Arias, Bridgit Mendler, David Henrie
Language:Japanese
Category:Adventure, Family
Bakushû (Early Summer) movie poster
65. Bakushû (Early Summer)

Year:1951, Director:Yasujirô Ozu
Cast:Chishû Ryû, Ichirô Sugai, Setsuko Hara, Chikage Awashima, Kuniko Miyake, Chieko Higashiyama
Language:Japanese
Category:Drama
Biruma no tategoto (The Burmese Harp) movie poster
66. Biruma no tategoto (The Burmese Harp)

Year:1956, Director:Kon Ichikawa
Cast:Rentarô Mikuni, Kô Nishimura, Jun Hamamura, Taketoshi Naitô, Shôji Yasui, Shunji Kasuga
Language:Japanese
Category:Drama, War
Sanma no aji (An Autumn Afternoon) movie poster
67. Sanma no aji (An Autumn Afternoon)

Year:1962, Director:Yasujirô Ozu
Cast:Chishû Ryû, Mariko Okada, Shima Iwashita, Keiji Sada, Teruo Yoshida, Noriko Maki
Language:Japanese
Category:Drama
Sonatine movie poster
68. Sonatine

Year:1993, Director:Takeshi Kitano
Cast:Ren Ohsugi, Susumu Terajima, Takeshi Kitano, Tetsu Watanabe, Masanobu Katsumura, Aya Kokumai
Language:Japanese
Category:Drama, Action
Kikujiro movie poster
69. Kikujiro

Year:1999, Director:Takeshi Kitano
Cast:Takeshi Kitano, Akaji Maro, Kayoko Kishimoto, Rakkyo Ide, Gurêto Gidayû, Yusuke Sekiguchi
Language:Japanese
Category:Drama, Comedy
Huo Yuan Jia (Fearless) movie poster
70. Huo Yuan Jia (Fearless)

Year:2006, Director:Ronny Yu
Cast:Jet Li, Shidô Nakamura, Hee Ching Paw, Yong Dong, Betty Sun, Yun Qu
Language:Japanese
Category:Drama, Action
Evangelion 2.0 You Can (Not) Advance (Evangelion: 2.0 You Can (Not) Advance) movie poster
71. Evangelion 2.0 You Can (Not) Advance (Evangelion: 2.0 You Can (Not) Advance)

Year:2009, Director:Hideaki Anno, Kazuya Tsurumaki
Cast:Megumi Hayashibara, Kotono Mitsuishi, Fumihiko Tachiki, Megumi Ogata, Yuriko Yamaguchi, Yûko Miyamura
Language:Japanese
Category:Drama, Action
Yoidore tenshi (Drunken Angel) movie poster
72. Yoidore tenshi (Drunken Angel)

Year:1948, Director:Akira Kurosawa
Cast:Toshirô Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Chieko Nakakita, Michiyo Kogure, Noriko Sengoku, Reisaburô Yamamoto
Language:Japanese
Category:Drama, Thriller
Saikaku ichidai onna (The Life of Oharu) movie poster
73. Saikaku ichidai onna (The Life of Oharu)

Year:1952, Director:Kenji Mizoguchi
Cast:Toshirô Mifune, Kinuyo Tanaka, Ichirô Sugai, Toshiaki Konoe, Kiyoko Tsuji, Tsukie Matsuura
Language:Japanese
Category:Drama
Ukikusa (Floating Weeds) movie poster
74. Ukikusa (Floating Weeds)

Year:1959, Director:Yasujirô Ozu
Cast:Haruko Sugimura, Machiko Kyô, Ayako Wakao, Ganjirô Nakamura, Hiroshi Kawaguchi, Hitomi Nozoe
Language:Japanese
Category:Drama
Nobi (Fires on the Plain) movie poster
75. Nobi (Fires on the Plain)

Year:1959, Director:Kon Ichikawa
Cast:Eiji Funakoshi, Osamu Takizawa, Mickey Curtis, Kyû Sazanka, Mantarô Ushio, Yoshihiro Hamaguchi
Language:Japanese
Category:Drama, War
Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart at the River Styx movie poster
76. Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart at the River Styx

Year:1972, Director:Kenji Misumi
Cast:Tomisaburô Wakayama, Akiji Kobayashi, Shin Kishida, Kayo Matsuo, Minoru Oki, Shogen Nitta
Language:Japanese
Category:Drama, Action
Lone Wolf and Cub: Sword of Vengeance movie poster
77. Lone Wolf and Cub: Sword of Vengeance

Year:1972, Director:Kenji Misumi
Cast:Tomisaburô Wakayama, Fumio Watanabe, Taketoshi Naitô, Shigeru Tsuyuguchi, Tomoko Mayama, Tomoo Uchida
Language:Japanese
Category:Drama, Action
Tampopo movie poster
78. Tampopo

Year:1985, Director:Jûzô Itami
Cast:Kôji Yakusho, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Ken Watanabe, Nobuko Miyamoto, Rikiya Yasuoka, Mario Abe
Language:Japanese
Category:Comedy
Memories movie poster
79. Memories

Year:1995, Director:Katsuhiro Ôtomo, Kôji Morimoto
Cast:Shigeru Chiba, Hisao Egawa, Kayoko Fujii, Nobuaki Fukuda, Ami Hasegawa, Isamu Hayashi
Language:Japanese
Category:Thriller, Fantasy
Shall We Dance? movie poster
80. Shall We Dance?

Year:1996, Director:Masayuki Suo
Cast:Naoto Takenaka, Kôji Yakusho, Yu Tokui, Hiromasa Taguchi, Eri Watanabe, Tamiyo Kusakari
Language:Japanese
Category:Drama, Comedy
After Life movie poster
81. After Life

Year:1998, Director:Hirokazu Koreeda
Cast:Susumu Terajima, Kyôko Kagawa, Arata, Kei Tani, Takashi Naitô, Erika Oda
Language:Japanese
Category:Drama, Fantasy
Survive Style 5+ movie poster
82. Survive Style 5+

Year:2004, Director:Gen Sekiguchi
Cast:Tadanobu Asano, Ittoku Kishibe, Hiroshi Abe, Kyôko Koizumi, Yumi Asô, Reika Hashimoto
Language:Japanese
Category:Romantic, Thriller
Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence movie poster
83. Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence

Year:2004, Director:Mamoru Oshii
Cast:Kôichi Yamadera, Robert Axelrod, Akio Ohtsuka, Atsuko Tanaka, Tamio Ôki, Yutaka Nakano
Language:Japanese
Category:Drama, Thriller
Evangerion shin gekijôban: Jo (Evangelion: 1.0: You Are (Not) Alone) movie poster
84. Evangerion shin gekijôban: Jo (Evangelion: 1.0: You Are (Not) Alone)

Year:2007, Director:Hideaki Anno, Kazuya Tsurumaki
Cast:Megumi Hayashibara, Kotono Mitsuishi, Fumihiko Tachiki, Megumi Ogata, Akira Ishida, Yuriko Yamaguchi
Language:Japanese
Category:Action, Science-Fiction
Love Exposure movie poster
85. Love Exposure

Year:2008, Director:Shion Sono
Cast:Hikari Mitsushima, Sakura Andô, Hiroyuki Onoue, Takahiro Nishijima, Yutaka Shimizu, Tasuku Nagaoka
Language:Japanese
Category:Drama, Comedy
Gojira (Godzilla) movie poster
86. Gojira (Godzilla)

Year:1954, Director:Ishirô Honda
Cast:Takashi Shimura, Akihiko Hirata, Sachio Sakai, Akira Takarada, Fuyuki Murakami, Momoko Kôchi
Language:Japanese
Category:Drama, Thriller
Tôkyô boshoku (Tokyo Twilight) movie poster
87. Tôkyô boshoku (Tokyo Twilight)

Year:1957, Director:Yasujirô Ozu
Cast:Chishû Ryû, Setsuko Hara, Isuzu Yamada, Ineko Arima, Teiji Takahashi, Masami Taura
Language:Japanese
Category:Drama
Onna ga kaidan wo agaru toki (When a Woman Ascends the Stairs) movie poster
88. Onna ga kaidan wo agaru toki (When a Woman Ascends the Stairs)

Year:1960, Director:Mikio Naruse
Cast:Tatsuya Nakadai, Daisuke Katô, Hideko Takamine, Masayuki Mori, Ganjirô Nakamura, Reiko Dan
Language:Japanese
Category:Drama
The Face of Another movie poster
89. The Face of Another

Year:1966, Director:Hiroshi Teshigahara
Cast:Tatsuya Nakadai, Kyôko Kishida, Eiji Okada, Minoru Chiaki, Mikijiro Hira, Miki Irie
Language:Japanese
Category:Drama, Science-Fiction
Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters movie poster
90. Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters

Year:1985, Director:Paul Schrader
Cast:Ken Ogata, Junkichi Orimoto, Hiroshi Mikami, Masayuki Shionoya, Junya Fukuda, Shigeto Tachihara
Language:Japanese
Category:Drama, Biography
Ring movie poster
91. Ring

Year:1998, Director:Hideo Nakata
Cast:Miki Nakatani, Yûko Takeuchi, Yôichi Numata, Hitomi Satô, Nanako Matsushima, Katsumi Muramatsu
Language:Japanese
Category:Thriller, Horror
Audition movie poster
92. Audition

Year:1999, Director:Takashi Miike
Cast:Renji Ishibashi, Jun Kunimura, Ryo Ishibashi, Miyuki Matsuda, Eihi Shiina, Tetsu Sawaki
Language:Japanese
Category:Thriller, Horror
Cha no aji (The Taste of Tea) movie poster
93. Cha no aji (The Taste of Tea)

Year:2004, Director:Katsuhito Ishii
Cast:Tadanobu Asano, Tatsuya Gashûin, Tomoko Nakajima, Satomi Tezuka, Takahiro Sato, Maya Banno
Language:Japanese
Category:Drama, Comedy
Mind Game movie poster
94. Mind Game

Year:2004, Director:Masaaki Yuasa
Cast:Takashi Fujii, Kôji Imada, Tomomitsu Yamaguchi, Seiko Takuma, Sayaka Maeda, Toshio Sakata
Language:Japanese
Category:Comedy, Adventure
Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children movie poster
95. Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children

Year:2005, Director:Tetsuya Nomura, Takeshi Nozue
Cast:Ayumi Ito, Maaya Sakamoto, Keiji Fujiwara, Takahiro Sakurai, Shotaro Morikubo, Taiten Kusunoki
Language:Japanese
Category:Action, Thriller
Ghost in the Shell 2.0 movie poster
96. Ghost in the Shell 2.0

Year:2008, Director:Mamoru Oshii
Cast:Kôichi Yamadera, Akio Ohtsuka, Tesshô Genda, Atsuko Tanaka, Shinji Ogawa, Masato Yamanouchi
Language:Japanese
Category:Drama, Action
Chikamatsu monogatari (The Crucified Lovers) movie poster
97. Chikamatsu monogatari (The Crucified Lovers)

Year:1954, Director:Kenji Mizoguchi
Cast:Eitarô Ozawa, Kyôko Kagawa, Haruo Tanaka, Eitarô Shindô, Kazuo Hasegawa, Yôko Minamida
Language:Japanese
Category:Drama, Romantic
Miyamoto Musashi kanketsuhen: kettô Ganryûjima (Samurai III: Duel at Ganryu Island) movie poster
98. Miyamoto Musashi kanketsuhen: kettô Ganryûjima (Samurai III: Duel at Ganryu Island)

Year:1956, Director:Hiroshi Inagaki
Cast:Toshirô Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Mariko Okada, Koji Tsuruta, Kaoru Yachigusa, Michiko Saga
Language:Japanese
Category:Drama, Action
Ohayô (Good Morning) movie poster
99. Ohayô (Good Morning)

Year:1959, Director:Yasujirô Ozu
Cast:Chishû Ryû, Haruko Sugimura, Yoshiko Kuga, Keiji Sada, Kuniko Miyake, Kôji Shitara
Language:Japanese
Category:Drama, Comedy
Akibiyori (Late Autumn) movie poster
100. Akibiyori (Late Autumn)

Year:1960, Director:Yasujirô Ozu
Cast:Mariko Okada, Yôko Tsukasa, Setsuko Hara, Keiji Sada, Shin'ichirô Mikami, Miyuki Kuwano
Language:Japanese
Category:Drama






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