Drama

Zatoichi
7.6
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Zatoichi

Sep. 06, 2003

Zatoichi

Zatoichi is a 19th century blind nomad who makes his living as a gambler and masseur. However, behind this humble facade, he is a master ...
Buddies
7.1
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Buddies

Nov. 03, 1989

Buddies

Based on a celebrated book by Kuniko Mukoda, this film directed by Yasuo Furuhata tells of a close friendship undone by love….
Shadow Warriors

Shadow Warriors

Apr. 01, 1980

Shadow Warriors

Shadow Warriors is a Japanese television jidaigeki show featuring Sonny Chiba that ran for four seasons in the early 1980s. Chiba played ...
Mr. Thank You
7.5
SD

Mr. Thank You

Feb. 27, 1936

Mr. Thank You

Japanese film about a friendly bus driver and his passengers over the duration of one journey through the mountains to the nearest train station.
The River Fuefuki
7.1
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The River Fuefuki

Oct. 19, 1960

The River Fuefuki

In a time of continuous civil wars ravaging the fields of feudal Japan, the eldest son of a very poor peasant family, living alongside the bridge ...
A Wife’s Heart
7.3
DVDRip

A Wife’s Heart

May. 03, 1956

A Wife’s Heart

Kiyoko (Takamine Hideko) and her husband want to open a coffee shop. She becomes increasingly close to the bank clerk (Mifune Toshiro) ...
Floating Clouds
7.8
1080p

Floating Clouds

Jan. 15, 1955

Floating Clouds

A married Japanese forester during WWII is sent to Indochina to manage forests. He meets a young Japanese typist and promises to leave his wife. ...
Oshin
6.6

Oshin

Apr. 04, 1983

Oshin

Oshin is a Japanese serialized morning television drama, which aired on broadcaster NHK from April 4, 1983 to March 31, 1984. The series follows ...
Dodes’ka-den
7.5
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Dodes’ka-den

Oct. 01, 1970

Dodes’ka-den

By turns tragic and transcendent, Akira Kurosawa’s film follows the daily lives of a group of people barely scraping by in a slum on the ...
Sanjuro
8.1
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Sanjuro

Jan. 01, 1962

Sanjuro

Toshiro Mifune swaggers and snarls to brilliant comic effect in Kurosawa’s tightly paced, beautifully composed “Sanjuro.” In ...
The Most Beautiful
5.8
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The Most Beautiful

Apr. 13, 1944

The Most Beautiful

The stories of several young women who work in a ‘precision optical instruments’ factory during the second World War. Despite ...
Rhapsody in August
7.3
SD

Rhapsody in August

May. 25, 1991

Rhapsody in August

The story centers on an elderly hibakusha, who lost her husband in the 1945 atomic bombing of Nagasaki, caring for her four grandchildren over ...
Zatoichi monogatari

Zatoichi monogatari

Oct. 03, 1974

Zatoichi monogatari

Blind masseur Zatôichi travels from town to town gambling, drinking, and fighting off the local gangs.
The Men Who Tread on the Tiger’s Tail
6.8
1080p

The Men Who Tread on the Tiger’s Tail

Yoshitsune Minamoto, disguised with his retinue as monks, must make do with a comical porter as their guide through hostile territory en route to ...
One Wonderful Sunday
7.3
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One Wonderful Sunday

Jun. 25, 1947

One Wonderful Sunday

Yuzo and his fiancée Masako spend their Sunday afternoon together, trying to have a good time on just thirty-five yen. They manage to have many ...
Seven Samurai
8.7
1080p

Seven Samurai

Apr. 26, 1954

Seven Samurai

A samurai answers a village’s request for protection after he falls on hard times. The town needs protection from bandits, so the samurai ...
Drunken Angel
7.8
1080p

Drunken Angel

Apr. 27, 1948

Drunken Angel

A drunken doctor with a hot temper and a violence-prone gangster with tuberculosis form a quicksilver bond.
Sanshiro Sugata
6.8
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Sanshiro Sugata

Mar. 25, 1943

Sanshiro Sugata

The story of Sanshiro, a strong stubborn youth, who travels into the city in order to learn Jujutsu. However, upon his arrival he discovers a new ...
Stray Dog
7.9
1080p

Stray Dog

Oct. 17, 1949

Stray Dog

A bad day gets worse for young detective Murakami when a pickpocket steals his gun on a hot, crowded bus. Desperate to right the wrong, he goes ...
Dreams
7.8
1080p

Dreams

May. 11, 1990

Dreams

A collection of magical tales based upon the actual dreams of director Akira Kurosawa.
The Bad Sleep Well
8.1
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The Bad Sleep Well

Sep. 15, 1960

The Bad Sleep Well

In this loose adaptation of “Hamlet,” illegitimate son Kôichi Nishi climbs to a high position within a Japanese corporation and ...
The Lower Depths
7.5
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The Lower Depths

Oct. 01, 1957

The Lower Depths

Residents of a rundown boardinghouse in 19th-century Japan, including a mysterious old man and an aging actor, get drawn into a love triangle ...
Ran
8.2
1080p

Ran

Jun. 01, 1985

Ran

With Ran, legendary director Akira Kurosawa reimagines Shakespeare’s King Lear as a singular historical epic set in sixteenth-century ...
I Live in Fear
7.4
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I Live in Fear

Nov. 22, 1955

I Live in Fear

Kiichi Nakajima, an elderly foundry owner convinced that Japan will be affected by an imminent nuclear war, resolves to move his family to safety ...
Red Beard
8.3
1080p

Red Beard

Apr. 03, 1965

Red Beard

Aspiring to an easy job as personal physician to a wealthy family, Noboru Yasumoto is disappointed when his first post after medical school takes ...
Good Morning
7.9
1080p

Good Morning

May. 12, 1959

Good Morning

A lighthearted take on director Yasujiro Ozu’s perennial theme of the challenges of inter­generational relationships, Good Morning tells the ...
Rikyu
7.3
720P

Rikyu

Sep. 15, 1989

Rikyu

Late in the 1500s, an aging tea master teaches the way of tea to a headstrong Shogun. Through force of will and courageous fighting, Hideyoshi ...
A Japanese Tragedy
7.5
1080p

A Japanese Tragedy

Jun. 17, 1953

A Japanese Tragedy

At the close of the war in Japan, a widowed mother makes every possible sacrifice to bring up her ungrateful son and daughter who are unimpressed ...
Pigs and Battleships
7.6
1080p

Pigs and Battleships

Jan. 21, 1961

Pigs and Battleships

In the city of Yokosuka, Kinta and his lover Haruko, both involved with yakuza, brave the post-occupation period with a goal to be together.
Fountainhead
6.5
SD

Fountainhead

Feb. 26, 1956

Fountainhead

A botanist woos the secretary of an industrialist whose company threatens the local water supply.