Drama

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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.
Underworld Beauty
7.1
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Underworld Beauty

Mar. 25, 1958

Underworld Beauty

The moment he’s released from prison, the honorable gangster Miyamoto recovers the stolen diamonds he had stashed before getting pinched. ...
Lone Wolf and Cub: Sword of Vengeance
7.9
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Lone Wolf and Cub: Sword of Vengeance

In this first film of the Lone Wolf and Cub series, adapted from the manga by Kazuo Koike, we are told the story of the Lone Wolf and Cub’s ...
Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart at the River Styx
8.0
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Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart at the River Styx

In the second film of the Lone Wolf and Cub series, Ogami Itto battles a group of female ninja in the employ of the Yagyu clan and must ...
Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart to Hades
7.7
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Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart to Hades

In the third film of the Lone Wolf and Cub series, Ogami Itto volunteers to be tortured by Yakuza to save a prostitute and is hired by their ...
Women of the Night
7.3
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Women of the Night

May. 26, 1948

Women of the Night

Fusako, a drug dealer’s young mistress in postwar Japan, loses her tenuous grasp on life upon learning about her lover’s affair.
Tokyo Story
8.2
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Tokyo Story

Nov. 03, 1953

Tokyo Story

The elderly Shukishi and his wife, Tomi, take the long journey from their small seaside village to visit their adult children in Tokyo. Their ...
The Face of Another
8.0
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The Face of Another

Jul. 15, 1966

The Face of Another

A businessman with a disfigured face obtains a lifelike mask from his doctor, but the mask starts altering his personality.
Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters
7.9
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Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters

A fictional account of the life of Japanese author Yukio Mishima told in four parts. The first three parts relate events in three of his novels: ...
High and Low
8.4
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High and Low

Mar. 01, 1963

High and Low

An executive of a shoe company becomes a victim of extortion when his chauffeur’s son is kidnapped and held for ransom.
Kagemusha
8.0
1080p

Kagemusha

Apr. 26, 1980

Kagemusha

Akira Kurosawa’s lauded feudal epic presents the tale of a petty thief who is recruited to impersonate Shingen, an aging warlord, in order ...
Death by Hanging
7.6
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Death by Hanging

Feb. 02, 1968

Death by Hanging

A Korean man is sentenced to death in Japan but survives his execution, sending the authorities into a panic about what to do next.
Our Marriage
7.4
SD

Our Marriage

Mar. 18, 1962

Our Marriage

When two sisters fall in love with the same man, one must decide to look elsewhere.