Best Japanese Movies of all Time


The Top Ten

1 Seven Samurai

Not just Japan but on of the world's best movies of all the time.

One of the greatest films ever made

2 Spirited Away

This should defiantly be number one!

3 Ikiru

Ikiru is one of Kurosawa's greatest films, and certainly his most touching

4 Tokyo Story

Tokyo Story is a classic for any film buff to watch

5 Rashomon

This was the film that introduced Japanese filmmaking and Kurosawa to the world

6 Battle Royale

The original (and better version of) The Hunger Games

Kiriyama guns down his classmates with an Uzi, what's not to love.

7 Late Spring
8 The Life of Oharu
9 Love Exposure
10 Gojira

This is amzing! - Fireboy


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The Contenders

11 Mononoke Hime
12 Ran

Nearly Kurosawa's best film

13 Princess Mononoke
14 Yojimbo

Another classic Kurosawa

15 Ugetsu

Mizoguchi's ghost tale is a near-masterpiece in my book

16 Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind
17 Akira
18 Fireworks
19 Harakiri

Kobayashi's masterpiece

20 Tokyo Gore School
21 Ballad
22 The Human Condition III: a Soldier's Prayer
23 Grave of the Fireflies
24 Hotaru no haka
25 Castle in the Sky
26 Onibaba
27 Pokémon: The First Movie
28 Ringu
29 Audition
30 Sansho the Bailiff

This is Mizoguchi's best film

31 Red Beard
32 Brave Hearts: Umizaru
33 Kaiji : The Ultimate Gambler
34 Cyborg She
35 The Incite Mill
36 Tokyo Twilight
37 Ghost in the Shell
38 Tonari no Totoro
39 Tokyo Olympiad
40 Nobody Knows
41 Rurouni Kenshin (2012)

It was a great adaptation! The cast was very close to perfection!

Yes finally a great adaption

42 K-20: The Legend of the Mask
43 Shaolin Girl
44 Early Summer
45 Strange Circus
46 Ichi the Killer
47 Visitor Q
48 All About Lily Chou-Chou
49 The Idiot
50 Tokyo Gore Police
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Top Remixes (7)

1. Tokyo Gore School
2. Rurouni Kenshin (2012)
3. Ballad
1. Princess Mononoke
2. Battle Royale
3. Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind
1. Ikiru
2. Late Spring
3. Tokyo Story

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